• Insiders Adelaide

    Choose from five diverse city walking tours - two or four hours with an expert local guide.
  • Foodie Fun for Travellers

    Don't watch cooks have all the fun. Tour de Foodies gets you in the action. Learn first hand how to knock up a picnic rusticana. Unlock the secrets of an Italian mamma's roasted zucchini. Experience the perfect union of fresh exciting food and fantastic wines to heighten your holiday pleasure.
  • Food & Wine Festivals

    We can coordinate any tour to incorporate South Australia's fabulous Special Events and Festivals. Tantalise your taste buds and feed your senses with South Australia's premier chefs, restaurants and local wineries all taking part. Plan your tour to coincide with any of the festivities celebrating South Australian wine and food!
  • Insiders Adelaide - Market Culture

    Choose from five diverse city walking tours - 2 or 4 hours with an expert local guide. Visit the Adelaide Central Markets on the Market Culture tour
  • Wine Wellness & Spa

    Start the day with a morning bush walk through the picturesque Adelaide Hills. A simple healthy gourmet breakfast follows at Authenticity. Nestled in the picturesque Fleurieu Peninsula, Authenticity Retreat is a complete Health and Wellness Retreat and destination Spa with a difference, offering a truly unique experience. An ideal retreat for rest and rejuvenation.
  • Golf Gourmet & Celebrity Chef

    Start the tour with an informative introduction to Adelaide prior to a hit of golf at Adelaide's historic Royal Adelaide Golf Club. The course is ranked in Australia's top 5 and recognised as the most challenging in Adelaide. The third hole is regarded as the finest short par 4 in Australia. With a glass of wine in hand enjoy, taste and talk through the culinary delights being prepared by your celebrity chef.
  • Insiders Adelaide - East End Pub Culture

    Stop for a drink at PJ O'Brien's, famous Irish pub featuring interesting decor and views across to the WWI memorial to the Light Horseman. The East End of Rundle Street is undoubtly one of Adelaide's finest foodie streets and we can stop in and enjoy a highlight of your fancy, be it a fresh oyster from the Oyster Bar or a hot indulgent chocolate from Cocolat.
  • Hot Air Ballooning over the Barossa

    Tours will always include simple, fresh food and local wines but incorporate beach, nature, botanic gardens and heritage. Including experiences that may include art, fine food, golf, wildlife, hot air ballooning and camel riding.
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OVERVIEW - TOUR DE FOODIES
What's the point of traveling half way round the world and wandering around by yourselves?
To really get to know South Australia and enjoy yourself it helps to meet interesting people and learn by experiencing the best food and wines that this wondrous place has to offer.
A melting pot of cultures from all over the place, South Australia boasts some of the best food and certainly the best wines in the country. SA food has become the benchmark for the Australian restaurant culture as a rich immigrant cultural mix pushes the foodie envelope. Aboriginal and bush tucker provide a unique and exciting dimension. Tour de Foodies will help you uncover the best of what S.A has to offer with an unprecedented standard of comfort, service and experiences with food and wine experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime.

Since A Taste of South Australia was founded over 23 years ago, there has been an increase in demand for special interest tours, with particular interest coming from the Conference and Incentive organisers. Tours combine the richness of the wine industry with other areas and activities in the wine regions. Cooking Schools have also been of high demand and incorporate well into a days tour. Tours will always include simple, fresh food and local wines but incorporate beach, nature, botanic gardens and heritage. Including experiences that may include art, fine food, golf, wildlife, hot air ballooning and camel riding. South Australia is known as the "Festival State" and festivals staged in the State's wine regions are plentiful. As A Taste of South Australia tours can be tailor made, they can incorporate the colourful festivals held at various times throughout the year.

Tour de Foodies has several tours from which you can choose outlined below
Adelaide Speciale - full day
Private or Share
Enjoy our Adelaide Speciale full day tour including dinner, especially designed for the European clients.
This tour includes an experienced foreign speaking tour guide/driver , tourism information kit, pre and post-tour assistance, wine tastings or wild life park entry refreshments en-route with lunch provided. An Aboriginal guideto tourist attractions during the day and evening 3 course meal with wine & cab charge to and from your hotel.

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Adelaide Hospitality - half day
Private or Share
Join one of our local host families for a true South Australian evening experience. This unique opportunity lets you experience South Australian lifestyle and a family in their home. Join them for a tasty dinner in a relaxed home environment.

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A Taste of the Outback - 3 day
Private or Share
This personalised 3 day adventure tour, an alternative to the rough and ready outback visits, we offer outback in luxury, this encompasses the vast Outback of South Australia‟s Flinders Ranges, whilst incorporating the regions native gourmet delights, native wildlife and rugged country side that is interwoven with Aboriginal dreamtime stories. Enjoy touring that travels through the Clare Valley wine region, up to the Flinders Ranges whilst having a beer at the famous Prairie Hotel at Parachilna and staying in the heart of the Flinders Ranges. Tours visit surrounding highlights such as the stunning Brachina Gorge, historic township of Quorn and picturesque Melrose.

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A Taste of the Real South Australia - 1 to 3 day
Private
A Taste of the Real Australia gives visitors the opportunity to experience the best of all aspects of life in South Australia. We begin with a native bush food tour through the Botanic Gardens then through the Aboriginal Cultural Gallery with our Aboriginal guide. Visiting farms, interacting with animals, horse riding if you wish and crossing the mighty River Murray by ferry with a gourmet bush BBQ (or similar). We enjoy a taste of everything from the fine wines, an aboriginal culture and rural experience over the one to three-day tour. We also offer the 5 nights Fleurieu Peninsula, Coorong and the Limestone Coast which offers some of the best kept secrets.

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Agricultural Group Tour - 2 day
The Agricultural tours give technical groups the chance to meet the producers and advisers in our agricultural industry and interact with them on a personal and professional level.

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Art of Food & Wine 1 or 2 day
Private or Share
Features a visit to meet with famous landscape artist David Dridan, as well as winemakers of the McLaren Vale Wine Region. We meet with David Dridan a winemaker himself and talk wine and art. This tour also includes a visit to Tandanya, Australia's first Aboriginal multi-arts complex. If taken over two days the tour includes an informal dinner with the local art community. We stay at country houses nestled in the vines and enjoy master classes of wine, cooking with fine local produce and art.


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Collect Create & Cook - 1 to 4 days
Private or Share
Enjoy a progressive food lovers guide to Adelaide. With an early morning start in the Adelaide Central Markets we choose the fresh food and produce that we will use as part of Rosa Matto's cooking class. The market experience is an indepth “chefs eye view” of the markets, it's a serious foodies tour! The trip focuses on cultural diversity and explains how various waves of immigration have shaped our food culture. You get to buy the unfamiliar and cook with it. After returning to the cooking school and learning hands on "the way it is done" enjoy the fruits of your labor with a late lunch and wine chosen from small regional producers.
Best Of Everything - 1 to 6 days
Private
This detailed 1 to 6 day tour offers clients the opportunity to experience the very Best of Everything South Australia has to offer!
The Best of Everything will be experienced and enjoyed in each of the wine regions.
The tour can incorporate the Adelaide Hills, Barossa Valley, Clare Valley and McLaren Vale wine regions depending on how many days you have to tour.

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Dine with the Natives - half day
Private or Share
South Australia is renowned for being able to guarantee a wildlife experience. We have incorporated many unique ways for you to enjoy South Australia's wildlife in a limited amount of time, join us for breakfast, lunch or dinner , cocktails or cup of tea, depending on the time you have we can arrange something to suit you!

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Fine Antiques - 1 or 2 days
Private or Share
Our Antiques tour gives lovers of antiques to visit the undiscovered treasures hidden in and around Adelaide. This tour can take place over one or two days, with fine food and hosted by a local Antiques dealer and bon vivant. You will stay in quality heritage accommodation and dine well. There is also the option of Magill Road antiques and touring to really get the collectors inspired!!!!

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Golf Gourmet & Celebrity Chef 1 - 3 days
Private or Share
Start the tour with an informative introduction to Adelaide prior to a hit of golf at Adelaide's historic Royal Adelaide Golf Club. The course is ranked in Australia's top 5 and recognised as the most challenging in Adelaide. The third hole is regarded as the finest short par 4 in Australia. With a glass of wine in hand enjoy, taste and talk through the culinary delights being prepared by your celebrity chef.

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Insiders Adelaide - 2 or 4 hour walking tours
Private or Share
Join us for an insight into the hidden secrets of Adelaide by walking to discover highlights with a local guide. Offering five diverse city themed tours, with two or four hour options. Exclusive private experiences are also available.
Choose from Market Culture • Classic Adelaide Culture & Heritage • East End Pub Culture • West End Pub Culture • Adelaide at Dusk


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Wine Wellness & Spa - 1 to 4 days
Private or Share
This exciting new tour experience encompasses Wine & Wellness. Start the day with a morning bush walk through the picturesque Adelaide Hills. A simple healthy gourmet breakfast follows at Authenticity. Nestled in the picturesque Fleurieu Peninsula, Authenticity Retreat is a complete Health and Wellness Retreat and destination Spa with a difference, offering a truly unique experience. An ideal retreat for rest and rejuvenation.


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