Annual Tour

Annual Tour 

Adelaide Hills | Clare Valley | Barossa Valley | McLaren Vale

19-27 September 2020

 

Early Bird Special Pricing save $100 – ends 26 January

The 2020 Annual Tour will be a gourmet food and wine adventure exploring some of SA’s iconic wine regions including the Adelaide Hills, Barossa Valley, Clare Valley and McLaren Vale – an itinerary that has been one of our most popular, sell-out experiences over the years.

Running from 19-27 September, this tour starts and finishes in Adelaide and showcases some of South Australia’s most rewarding experiences along the way.

So take this opportunity and don’t delay. This Tour has always sold out very early. Don’t miss your chance to eat, drink, ride and smile through the best that SA has to offer.

Join us for the ride of your life.

If you’ve tried the big rides, come and discover that Small IS Beautiful

 

Register Now

Where, When & What

  • Adelaide Hills, Barossa Valley, Clare Valley, McLaren Vale
  • Start & Finish in Adelaide
  • 19-27 September 2020
  • 9-day cycle tour – approximately 500km, exploring the delights of South Australia’s gourmet food and wine regions.
  • NOTE: Bring Your Own tent, sleeping bag/mat for camping or purchase our deluxe camping

Highlights

  • Enjoy the rolling landscapes of SA’s greater Mount Lofty Ranges on the doorstep of Adelaide, exploring gourmet food and wine along the way.
  • Overnight stops in the stunning grounds of Chateau Tanunda and Seppeltsfield wineries.
  • Ride the famous Riesling and Rattler Trails between Riverton and Clare.
  • Visit historic towns in the stunning Clare Valley such as Auburn and Mintaro as well as sample Australia’s best white wines.
  • Explore the Barossa Valley, famous for it’s robust reds and iconic wine producers including Wolf Blass, Penfolds, Henschke, Peter Lehman, Jacobs Creek and many more.
  • Enjoy beers and bratwurst in the quaint German town of Hahndorf in the Adelaide Hills.
  • Take in South Australia’s top wine regions in one tour (Adelaide Hills, McLaren Vale, Barossa & Clare Valleys).

Prices & Registration

Trip Price (BSA Member) Price (Non-Member)
Full Tour $1599 $1699


Early Bird Special Price – ends 26 January

Registration Includes

  • Transport of luggage from campsite to campsite
  • Comfortable campsites, flush toilets & hot showers
  • Undercover dining facilities with tables & chairs
  • All breakfasts, lunches & dinners (except Breakfast on Day 1, Lunch on Rest Day & Dinner on Day 9)
  • Programmed activities & entertainment
  • Ride Guide
  • Annual Tour Merchandise

NOTE: Bring Your Own tent, sleeping bag/mat for camping

Optional Extras

  • Massage therapy
  • Deluxe Camping accommodation – $490 per tent**
  • Bike hire – road, hybrid or mtb – contact Bike SA office for details
  • Limited Cabin, B&B, hotel/motel accommodation may be available in some overnight venues
  • Secure car parking available in Adelaide. Contact Bike SA office for details.


** Optional Deluxe Camping accommodation – includes large 2 person tent, set up & packed down each day, plus 2 x comfortable self-inflating air mattress

Itinerary & Route Maps

Tour Itinerary 

Day 1 Saturday 19 September 
Adelaide to Williamstown via Chain of Ponds & Kersbrook 60km
Day 2 Sunday 20 September
Williamstown to Tanunda via Eden Valley 75km
Day 3 Monday 21 September
Tanunda to Riverton via Hamley Bridge 79km
Day 4 Tuesday 22 September
Riverton to Clare via Mintaro 84km
Day 4 Wednesday 23 September
Rest day @ Clare
Day 6 Thursday 24 September
Clare to Seppeltsfield via Kapunda 92km
Day 7 Friday 25 September
Seppeltsfield to Hahndorf 84km
Day 8 Saturday 26 September
Hahndorf to McLaren Vale via Macclesfield 63km
Day 9 Sunday 27 September 
McLaren Vale to Adelaide via Glenelg 63km

Participant Information

Below you will find essential information to help you enjoy your ride.

The 2020 Annual Tour Ride Guide will be posted in due course

A printed copy of this guide including any last-minute amendments will be included in the rider Welcome Pack which you will receive on the first day of the tour, along with your Annual Tour sweatshirt/jersey and your rider ID.

Please take time to view the following information resources

FAQs

Go here to FAQs page.

Highlights

  • Enjoy the rolling landscapes of SA’s greater Mount Lofty Ranges on the doorstep of Adelaide, exploring gourmet food and wine along the way.
  • Overnight stops in the stunning grounds of Chateau Tanunda and Seppeltsfield wineries.
  • Ride the famous Riesling and Rattler Trails between Riverton and Clare.
  • Visit historic towns in the stunning Clare Valley such as Auburn and Mintaro as well as sample Australia’s best white wine.
  • Explore the Barossa Valley, famous for it’s robust reds and iconic wine producers including Wolf Blass, Penfolds, Henschke, Peter Lehman, Jacobs Creek and many more.
  • Enjoy beers and bratwurst in the quaint German town of Hahndorf in the Adelaide Hills.
  • Take in South Australia’s top wine regions in one tour (Adelaide Hills, McLaren Vale, Barossa & Clare Valleys).

TESTIMONIALS

We came away having again met some great people - always amazed at the talents and abilities of the riders on the Annual Tour!

Rite & Cliff (WA) , Annual Tour Participant

Thank you so much for a wonderful Annual Tour! I am so impressed with the efficiency of the organisation and the friendliness and helpfulness of all. This was the first time I'd been on the Bike SA Annual Tour, but I'm hooked now!

Yve , Annual Tour Participant