Hahndorf & Hills Hop On Hop Off Tour

Runs: Wednesday (Starting from July 2023), Friday, Saturday and Sunday

$89.95

City Pick Up

$79.95

Region Pick Up
Hahndorf Hill Winery
Bird in Hand Winery
Hahndorf Township
Lot.100 - Adelaide Hills
Nepenthe Wines - Adelaide Hills
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Immerse yourself in the majestic Adelaide Hills with our exclusive hop on, hop off wine tour departing Adelaide City.

Just 30 minutes up the freeway, Hahndorf and its surrounds feel a world away from the hustle and bustle of Adelaide city. Make your way along this unique trail featuring the very best of the region and be captivated by the rich natural beauty, history, and of course some of the best food and wine in the country.

Jumping on board with TrailHopper is easily the greatest way to tour your way – and our customers agree! To make the most out of your day make sure to download the handy Information Pack for the Hills & Hahndorf region. Inside you’ll find our full timetable, descriptions of our stops, and all the tips you’ll need for planning ahead.

Our customers agree that trail hopping is the best way to tour your way – be sure to download our handy InfoPack containing everything you need to plan your day, including a description of each venue you can visit, our tips for planning ahead, and of course the coveted timetable!

Departure Time and Location

Guests departing from the city leave the Stamford Plaza Hotel at 150 North Terrace Adelaide 5000 at 10:00am.

In region guests are collected from the Hahndorf Visitor Information Centre car park at 68 Mt Barker Road Hahndorf at 10:55am.

Pricing

A ticket for the bus departing from Adelaide City are just $89.95.

For guests joining in Hahndorf, tickets are only $79.95.

Trailhopper is the most affordable and easy way to travel your way, and these prices make it easy to see why. Be aware that more and more wineries are choosing to charge a tasting fee, so inquire with wineries for their most recent information. Also note that lunch is not a part of the ticket price.

Another ticket option is our Adelaide Hills Hop on Hop off Tour Experience with your wineries and lunch preselected to take care of your day for $169.95pp. We have chosen 4 x 1 hour stops to make your tour relaxing and everything booked in your behalf. Not suitable for Large Groups.

Please note on Public Holidays all ticket prices will occur an $10 charge. 

Large Groups (7+)

When you’re touring with a large group of 7 or more, things can run a little differently and rules can change. Before booking, make sure to familiarise yourself with our Large Groups page to learn how it works. Then you can call us on +614 2231 9123 for help with planning your day. You’ll be sure to appreciate the help our friendly staff can provide.

Golden Rules

Take a look at our Golden Rules to make sure you get the most out or your day with TrailHopper.

Scenery

The character of the hills depends on the time of year you visit – be it the mists of winter, the red and gold leaves of autumn, or the clear bright sunshine of the warmer months, it is always beautiful. This trail is all about winding country roads, panoramic vistas of vines and orchards, and more historic sites than you can waggle a wine glass at.

Wine

The cooler climates make for some outstanding wines. From Shaw & Smith’s ‘Australia’s Best Shiraz’ award at the London International Wine Challenge, to the iconic and eminently drinkable Sparkling Rosé from Bird in Hand, on this day you’ll have the opportunity to taste a wide range of Australia’s best and most memorable wines.

Some wineries have requested bookings essentials and also have implemented paid tastings (this is regardless of group size, and whether you’re driving yourself or on TrailHopper). So please know you’ll need to organize your some stops for your group’s day in advance by booking into your desired venues before the tour departs. Our InfoPack contains all you need to know about the venues on this tour and we’re always on hand to help. We know this isn’t ideal, but it’s out of our hands.

The best part is that the wine, the scenery, and the sheer enjoyment of being out on tour with us is as special as always.

We truly hope you’ll come on board soon and support not only our staff and business but those of the awesome venues and regions we visit.

Food

From Hahndorf’s plentiful array of authentic German cuisine, pubs, and cafes, to the fine dining offered at Sidewood, or Pizza at Barrister Block, our trail makes the most of the region’s delectable offerings. Alternatively bring a picnic and recline on the lawn at Shaw & Smith overlooking lush views of lakes, hills and vines.

Freedom

We are thankful here at TrailHopper to present you Hahndorf and the Hills as though you are driving yourself. After joining us in Adelaide or in Hahndorf you are free to hop on and hop off our trail however you like. You’re loving your wine and don’t want to move on just yet? Stay comfortable and catch a later bus! All you need is our helpful Info Pack and a bit of planning to truly Tour Your Way.

Touring Your Way, In a Nutshell…

  • Collection and return from Adelaide CBD (Stamford Plaza Hotel) or within the region itself
  • Regular timetable you can rely on (see below)
  • Hop on or off at any stop along the way (so long as you have booked!)
  • Stay as long you like at any stop
  • Maximise your wine budget
  • No need for drink driving or designated drivers
  • Amazing food options to suit all tastes and budgets
  • World class wines
  • Spectacular scenery
  • Unforgettable cellar door experiences

Hahndorf & Hills Tour Information Pack –

Tour Days – Fri, Sat & Sun

Hahndorf & Adelaide Hills

Timetable

DEPART CITY10:00
Hahndorf Visitor Information Centre10:55
Hahndorf Hill11:00 12:00
Shaw + Smith Winery11:05
12:05
13:05
Nepenthe Wines11:1012:1013:10
Murdoch Hill
11:22 12:2213:22
Lot 10011:32
12:3213:32
Artwine Winery12:4113:4114:41
Bird In Hand12:4513:4514:4515:45
Petaluma Winery12:5013:5014:5015:50
Barristers Block Wine14:0015:0016:00
Sidewood Estate14:1515:1516:15
Hahndorf Township14:2015:2016:20
DEPART REGION16:20
ARRIVE CITY17:00

Frequently Asked Questions

All of our city location pickups are collected from the Stamford Plaza – 150 North Terrace Adelaide SA 5000
Yes children are welcome onboard, however, please take note of the following:

1 Baby Seats / Boosters – Unfortunately there is no way for guests to bring or install car seats, as there are literally no anchor points. Legally our 20-seat buses are defined as ‘omnibuses’ which are any ‘real’ buses defined as above 13 seats. As such, like a public transport passenger bus or tram, children under 5 would have to ride on their parents at their own risk, and TrailHopper is not legally liable for any child passenger under 16 years old.

2 Prams, Strollers & Luggage – Unfortunately we have no storage space for large items such as prams. Also, due to health and safety regulations, our aisles are officially designated as ‘Emergency Exits’, so unless it is an umbrella pram or item that can fold up be stored under the guests’ own seat then we cannot accept prams onboard.

3 In terms of child fares, children aged 5 or older are charged at the full seat rate. Children under 5 that can ride on their parents laps may travel free of charge.
All of our pickups within the region are at the information centers:

Adelaide Hills Tour: Adelaide Hills Visitor Information Centre 68 Mount Barker Rd, Hahndorf SA 5245

McLaren Vale Tour: McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Coast Visitor Centre 796 Main Rd, McLaren Vale SA 5171

Barossa Valley Tour: Barossa Visitor Centre 66/68 Murray St, Tanunda SA 5352

People Reviews

  • star rating  We had an amazing day. Our guide Teresa was fantastic! We will definitely book again and experience different regions.

    Partyof5_2000
    September 11, 2022
  • star rating  Highly recommend this, our driver Nathan was fantastic, he was friendly, accommodating, knowledgeable and nothing was too much trouble. Would do this again.

    dianesmith2022
    September 6, 2022
  • star rating  We had Nathan drive us out to the Barossa and he was an amazing tour guide. Very friendly and knowledgeable of the area. Would definitely recommend trail hopper tours.

    taylarpenny
    September 6, 2022
  • star rating  A fantastic tour with Theresa! Had a great time on the tour and she always arrived back at the exact time, she was very helpful and Knowledgeable.

    laurenwX894XY
    September 5, 2022
  • star rating  Trail hopper McLaren Vale was an amazing day trip! Our guide/driver Michael made the trip not only informative, but super fun! He had great recommendations and called through to wineries… read more

    tanmcphee79
    August 31, 2022
  • star rating  Nathan our guide was knowledgeable and friendly, he went above and beyond for everyone on the bus and it was all round a great experience with all the locations we… read more

    rebeccad892022
    August 31, 2022
  • star rating  Teresa was very organised and the tour ran like clockwork! Lots of flexibility and choice of great wineries. The Trailhopper lanyard meant we got quick service to enable us to… read more

    818felicityh
    August 30, 2022
  • star rating  I loved our recent Trail Hopper trip! It was a great day. Lots of flexibility and options to choose from and delicious wines. Michael the tour guide was fantastic too.… read more

    Jess C
    August 30, 2022
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