Located 60 kilometres northeast of Adelaide, the Barossa Valley is a major wine producing region and tourist destination. Its cool summers and rainy winters are perfectly suited for red wine production, particularly Shiraz and richly flavoured Cabernet. You will leave the train in Two Wells to embark on your journey of the senses. Travel past flat farm lands before arriving at the picturesque rolling hills of the Barossa Ranges which overlook a colourful patchwork of vineyards, dotted with historic churches, stone buildings and cottages beckoning you to explore.
The hospitality of the local community is memorable from the warm welcome of a cellar door, to the friendly hello and the many stories to be told by the locals, the Barossa Valley will welcome you. Gold Guests visit Seppeltsfield Wines where you will delight in a wine and food tasting experience in their charming Vintage Cellar. After your private tasting, enjoy a short stroll along the Elm Walk across the bridge into the Main Cellar. Here you can enjoy further wine tastings or take time to see the Jam Factory, a contemporary craft and design studio that incorporates both beautiful displays and visual galleries.
Venture on to Yalumba Winery where you will enjoy pre dinner drinks with a Yalumba Wine Ambassador who will take you through the cooperage process. Enjoy a sumptuous dinner served in the enchanting Signature Cellar, where you can sit back, relax and enjoy a glass or two with new friends you have made. Travel back to Adelaide by coach to re-join the Indian Pacific to continue your journey to Perth.
Recommended Fitness Level: MODERATE – a coach tour with short walks and one set of stairs to access the Centenary Cellar at Seppeltsfield.
Gold Service guests
Included in your fare
Upgrade your tasting experience at Seppeltsfield to Taste Your Birth Year in the Centenary Cellar. This additional tour offers the rare opportunity to try your own birth year vintage Tawny directly from the barrel. Cost - $60 per person, please advise your Hospitality Attendant.