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The Hedonist – Boards, Bikes and Beverages

48 hours of adventure, fun and hedonism; you will do it all and see it all.

After arriving in the gorgeous beach-side suburb of Moana, you will head off to dine in the world-renowned Australian wine country of McLaren Vale. You will be accommodated for 2 nights in a contemporary 2-storey house (overlooking the ocean and the Fleurieu Peninsula). Each morning  you will enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast on the deck, followed by 2 days of adventure, including an e-bike ride along the stunning coastline, Stand Up Paddle Boarding lesson, tasting at the d’Arenberg Cube and visits to some amazing restaurants, wineries, distilleries and breweries (itinerary is 100% negotiable).

Night before tour

  • 5:30pm: Pick up at central location (Mixed groups meet at McDonalds Carpark at 20 West Terrace, Adelaide. Large single groups can negotiate pickup if within an hours’ drive from Moana).
  • 6:30pm: Drop off bags at accommodation in Moana.
  • 7:00pm: Dinner in McLaren Vale (choice of restaurants).

Day 1

  • 8:00am: Continental breakfast on deck.
  • 8:50am: Group debrief.
  • 9:00am: E-bike ride along coast to Onkaparinga River (E-bikes stored on trailer; tour proceeds on mini bus).
  • 10:00am: Stand Up paddle Boarding Lessons on Onkaparinga River.
  • 12:15pm: Shower and change.
  • 1:15pm: Lunch at Deep Blue Café in Moana (totally negotiable).
  • 2:30pm: Wine tasting (let’s choose a winery together).
  • 4:00pm: Free time at Moana Beach.
  • 6:00pm: Dinner at Victory Hotel Sellicks Beach (totally negotiable).

Day 2

  • 8:00am: Continental breakfast on deck.
  • 8:50am: Group debrief.
  • 9:00am: Ride to McLaren Vale on E-bikes.
  • 10:00am: Coffee stop in McLaren Vale.
  • 11:00am: Wine tasting at d’Arenberg Winery (negotiable) – The Cube ($15 entry). E-bikes stored on trailer so no one loses their drivers licence! Tour proceeds on mini bus.
  • 12:30pm: Beer tasting and lunch at Swell Brewery (totally negotiable).
  • 1:45pm: Wine tasting (let’s choose a winery together).
  • 4:00pm: Pack up at accommodation
  • 4:15pm: Driven back to central location (Mixed groups dropped off at McDonalds Carpark at 20 West Terrace, Adelaide. Large single groups can negotiate drop off if within an hours’ drive from Moana).

Inclusions

  • Accommodation (3 rooms have 2 single beds that can be configured for couples to share, 1 room has a queen and a single).
  • Continental breakfast on deck overlooking ocean.
  • E-bikes.
  • Stand Up Paddle Boards and paddle.
  • Wetsuits.
  • Qualified instructor (me).
  • Tour with no more than 8 people.
  • Transfer to and from central location.
  • Guide who has lived in Moana since 1976 (and loves it!).
  • An awesome time.

Exclusions

  • Travel Insurance.
  • Meals and drinks (other than breakfast).
  • Booking tax.
  • $15 entry into Cube and tasting fee at some locations.

What to bring

  • Weather appropriate clothing.
  • Old shoes or wetsuit shoes if you don’t want to touch the bottom of river.
  • Appropriate attire to ride in.
  • Towel.

Note* This tour is subject to a minimum number of 2 people. In the event of extreme weather conditions, outdoor activities will be supplemented with extra wine tours or a visit to Victor Harbor or Hahndorf.

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