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New gourmet walking tours of Adelaide

Wine tourFood and wine lovers will be keen to experience Taste of South Australia‘s  new gourmet walking tours, known as ‘Insiders Adelaide’.  The four tours uncover Adelaide’s hidden secrets, exposing the city’s true essence with inspirational walks hosted by local guides. Highlights include wine tastings, a visit to Adelaide’s colourful Central Market, delicious chocolate from iconic producer Haighs and an exploration of Adelaide’s top foodie street, Rundle Street.  Here are more details on each tour: MARKET CULTURE: includes Adelaide Central Markets, visiting local potters and cheeseries, learning about local wines and exploring some of the interesting buildings around Victoria Square. CLASSIC ADELAIDE – CULTURE & HISTORY: ideal for art lovers, this tour visits the Art Gallery, explores the Cultural Boulevard with its statuesque Government and University buildings, visits Artlab to view the team restoring historic paintings, books and fabrics and walks past the historic Queen Adelaide Club, home to the city’s elite. The tour also includes tasting Haighs fine chocolate and lunch at SA’s Art gallery. EAST END PUB CULTURE: this includes some of the city’s quirky sites – the Cupola in honour of Elvis in the Botanic gardens, experiencing a bush food trail and wandering through the historic East End fruit and produce markets. The East End of Rundle Street is one of Adelaide’s finest foodie streets and guests can enjoy food heaven, be that a fresh oyster from the Oyster Bar or a hot indulgent chocolate from Chocolat. WEST END ART & CULTURE: this tour focuses on the contemporary arts and culture of Adelaide such as the Samstag Museum and the long-established Experimental Art Foundation, as well as many small art venues that are often hidden from those that don’t know the city. There will also be chance to enjoy a wine tasting in the stylish Apothecary restaurant. Each tour can last two or four hours and costs AU$127 per person for a two hour and AU$187 per person for a four hour tour. Prices include an expert local guide, entrance fees and goodie bag, a light meal – either breakfast, lunch, morning or afternoon tea, depending on time of day tour takes place.

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Daily Telegraph.

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