Off Piste 4WD Tours

  • Children catered for
  • National Tourism Accreditation Program

Off Piste (literally meaning off-track) 4WD Tours is a one day touring experience that holistically showcase the captivating elements of the Fleurieu Peninsula by bringing compelling stories to life in an exciting and inspiring day's journey.

The adventure product introduces a personal South Australian experience that unlocks hidden and treasured landscapes and provides access to native bush tracks to encourage enchanting wildlife encounters.

Visitors will embark on value added food and wine offerings during stop offs, which will include meeting with local producers and visiting hard-to-reach and generally unknown locations via thrilling off-road travel revealing the timeless beauty of the Fleurieu Peninsula.

Upon request, tours can link up with a range of other activities like camel riding, bi-plane and helicopter joy flights, hot air ballooning, sailing, food and wine tasting, wildlife night spotlighting, walking tours and visits to local farmers' markets, cheese companies, fruit farms and more.

Tours can be tailored to suit individual or corporate needs.

Contact Details

Off Piste 4WD Tours
McLaren Vale Visitor's Information Centre
McLaren Vale
South Australia 5171

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+61 423 725 409

  • Off-Piste 4WD Tours, Adelaide, South Australia
  • Off-Piste 4WD Tours, Adelaide, South Australia
  • Off-Piste 4WD Tours, Adelaide, South Australia
  • Off-Piste 4WD Tours, Adelaide, South Australia

Facilities

  • Guide

Activities

  • Wine Tasting

One Day Tour

The full day tour departs central Adelaide every morning showcasing the best of the Fleurieu Peninsula. Explore the region's hidden beauty like no other tour getting away from the crowds discovering secret locations right off the beaten track. Visit the world famous McLaren Vale, for its entertaining winery cellar doors where visitors can sample wine directly from the barrel and access thrilling 4WD-only tracks for stunning vistas visitors can't see any other way. A full day packed with a delicious, gourmet-catered lunch by award wining, McLaren Vale restaurant Salopian Inn at one of Off Piste 4WD Tour's stunning and exclusive locations high on a cliff top overlooking the southern ocean. Enjoy regional craft beers and wines amongst unforgettable scenery while being enchanted by amazing wildlife - the ways locals see it.

Tour details

Tour destinations

Fleurieu Peninsula

Tour duration

8 Hours

Departure & Arrival time

Mon 8:30-18:00
Tue 8:30-18:00
Wed 8:30-18:00
Thu 8:30-18:00

Fri 8:30-18:00
Sat 8:30-18:00
Sun 8:30-18:00

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $225.00

Transport mode

Four Wheel Drive

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • Meal
  • Meet and Greet
  • Pickup
  • Seat belts

Half Day Tour

Our half day tour is perfect for the domestic and international time-poor visitor, or business traveller with a half day to spare before a flight home or onto your next Aussie adventure. Off Piste 4WD half day tour is that perfect outing to fill the gap and squeeze in some adventure by visiting some of the Fleurieu Peninsula's incredible attractions. The half day tour ventures off-piste (road) via a range of thrilling four wheel drive tracks through stunning Aussie bushland, visiting a range of iconic features along the way, with the chance to see native wildlife.

The tour will visit some winery cellar doors, key geological sites and the rare chance take a drive on Silversands beach metres away from the breaking waves of the Gulf St Vincent. We make our way up the Willunga Hills to a stunning viewpoint right over the region for afternoon canapes with local bubbles, handcraft beer, red and white wines. This is a wonderful chance to take it all in before returning to Adelaide.

Tour details

Tour destinations

McLaren Vale

Tour duration

5 Hours

Departure & Arrival time

Mon 8:30-13:00
Tue 8:30-13:00
Wed 8:30-13:00
Thu 8:30-13:00

Fri 8:30-13:00
Sat 8:30-13:00
Sun 8:30-13:00

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $129.00

Transport mode

Four Wheel Drive

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • Meal
  • Meet and Greet
  • Pickup
  • Seat belts

Over The Top

Over the Top is the ultimate Fleurieu Peninsula four wheel drive tour which is tailored for an inspiring and highly personalised experience.

It is ideal for corporate groups, friends or couples seeking an adventurous and thrilling day out. The premium tour journeys to secluded spots where other operators do not venture, eliminating the chance of interruption and offering an exclusive, holistic day's adventure. The premium tour is a fully flexible adventure that aspires to your needs. We work together with you to literally map out the perfect day highlighting the region's unknown, rarely visited locations, getting underneath the fabric of the region like the locals do.

Over The Top runs daily, and picks up from central Adelaide hotels, Glenelg hotels, and then McLaren Vale accommodation. The tour returns to central Adelaide approximately 6pm. The tour can include lunch at one of McLaren Vale's stunning restaurants or fully cater for a beautiful gourmet picnic hamper or sit down lunch in the sun, tucked away amongst a bush landscape looking over the Southern Ocean. Off Piste 4WD Tours brings luxury and adventure together for that ultimate day out.

Tour details

Tour destinations

Fleurieu Peninsula

Tour duration

9 Hours

Departure & Arrival time

Mon 9:00-18:00
Tue 9:00-18:00
Wed 9:00-18:00
Thu 9:00-18:00

Fri 9:00-18:00
Sat 9:00-18:00
Sun 9:00-18:00

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $800.00

Transport mode

Four Wheel Drive

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • Meal
  • Meet and Greet
  • Pickup
  • Seat belts

Fork and Grape Tour

Off Piste 4WD Tours and McLaren Vale award winning restaurant, The Salopian Inn have joined forces offering an irresistible one day four wheel drive food adventure. The exclusive Fork and Grape Tour takes you on a day's exploration of all the senses.

Journey where others, don't visiting the hidden and unknown beauty of Fleurieu Peninsula's cherished region, McLaren Vale while surrendering to Karena Armstrong's five-course Chef's Selection food sensation.

Unlike a standard McLaren Vale wine tour, Off Piste 4WD Tours ventures through a range of superb off-road tracks getting off the beaten track and visiting a range of must see iconic features along the way that others cannot reach.

The tour makes its way to a refreshment stop exclusive to Off Piste 4WD Tours at generally unknown locations right away from the crowds. Chefs work hard to locally source produce of the finest quality with extremely low food miles. Sample local handmade cheeses with local wines and craft beers while taking in the incredible scenery overlooking the Southern Vales.

Tour details

Tour destinations

McLaren Vale

Tour duration

7 Hours

Departure & Arrival time

Mon 9:30-16:30
Tue 9:30-16:30
Wed 9:30-16:30
Thu 9:30-16:30

Fri 9:30-16:30
Sat 9:30-16:30
Sun 9:30-16:30

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $130.00

Transport mode

Four Wheel Drive

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • Host/Hostess
  • Meal
  • Meet and Greet
  • Pickup
  • Seat belts

Craft Beer Adventure

Off Piste 4WD Tours decided a beer adventure through the Fleurieu Peninsula's hailed breweries is long over due. Enjoy the Craft Beer Adventure Tour with your guide Ben, who takes you behind the scenes offering a rustic, home-grown insight into this intriguing region that makes damn good beer.

Fully equipped for hen's and buck's shows, grab your buddies, work colleagues, neighbours, grandparents and check out some of the countries finest ales and lagers direct at the brewery.

The tour includes an incredible late lunch of T-bone steak, Berkshire pork buns, Kingfish sashimi and other incredible beer-friendly dishes prepared by award-winning head chef, Karena Armstrong at the Salopian Inn Restaurant, McLaren Vale. Disappointment is unheard of.

The Fleurieu Peninsula boasts four 'must see' breweries making it the perfect occasion for everyone to experience beer and adventure all in one awesome, fun-filled day out.

Tour details

Tour destinations

McLaren Vale

Tour duration

8 Hours

Departure & Arrival time

Mon 9:00-17:00
Tue 9:00-17:00
Wed 9:00-17:00
Thu 9:00-17:00

Fri 9:00-17:00
Sat 9:00-17:00
Sun 9:00-17:00

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $199.00

Transport mode

Four Wheel Drive

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • Host/Hostess
  • Meal
  • Meet and Greet
  • Pickup
  • Seat belts

Road to KI Adventure

Heading to Kangaroo Island? Fit in an unforgettable adventure on your way and discover the magic of the Fleurieu Peninsula and the world famous McLaren Vale, home of South Australia's best food and wine!

The Road to KI Adventure tour offers visitors the chance to discover the highlights and secret locations of the region via off-road action with Off Piste 4WD Tours. The tour generally follows the Ultimate 4WD Adventure tour route but finishes at Cape Jervis for the 3pm Sealink ferry across to the beautiful Kangaroo Island.

Picking up in central Adelaide, experience a stunning beach drive; visit a couple of McLaren Vale's quirky winery cellar doors while getting away from the crowds and behind the scenes. Explore secret and unknown locations via a range of thrilling off-road tracks through local knowledge. Be treated to handmade canapés with morning refreshments overlooking the magnificent southern vales accessed only by off-road and exclusive to Off Piste 4WD Tours. A wonderful day packed with gourmet food, beer and wine, adventure and unforgettable wildlife before arriving in Australia's very own 'Galapagos'.

Tour details

Tour destinations

McLaren Vale

Tour duration

7 Hours

Departure & Arrival time

Mon 9:30-17:00
Tue 9:30-17:00
Wed 9:30-17:00
Thu 9:30-17:00

Fri 9:30-17:00
Sat 9:30-17:00
Sun 9:30-17:00

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $199.00

Transport mode

Four Wheel Drive

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • Host/Hostess
  • Meal
  • Meet and Greet
  • Pickup
  • Seat belts

Classic Wine Tour

Off Piste 4WD Tours has created a wildly unique off-road winery tour like no other. Through years of local knowledge and cherry picking the highlights of the region, Ben, your guide invites you to come and experience the magical hidden gems that McLaren Vale has to offer.

Journey off-road and behind the scenes visiting local wonders that include 100-year old vineyards. With a glass in hand, hear about their story from the growers themselves and most importantly, taste what the vines and 'terrior' produce. Have the chance to fully harass a winemaker and gain the true understanding what it takes to make perfect plonk. Sample wine from time-aged French barrels. The tour treks between 'The Vale's' quirky cellar doors via unknown 4WD tracks where others don't journey giving you and your friends a unique day out.

Be the first to visit a privately-owned 120 year old underground stone cellar and sample local reds from treasured, boutique vineyards that only produce four tonnes of sort-after fruit per year. Journey off-road to stunning vistas right across the southern vales with a glass of local bubbles watching the summer sun slowly disappear into the Gulf of Vincent where Matthew Flinders once sailed.

Tour details

Tour destinations

McLaren Vale

Tour duration

8 Hours

Departure & Arrival time

Mon 9:00-17:00
Tue 9:00-17:00
Wed 9:00-17:00
Thu 9:00-17:00

Fri 9:00-17:00
Sat 9:00-17:00
Sun 9:00-17:00

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $99.00

Transport mode

Four Wheel Drive

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • Meet and Greet
  • Pickup
  • Seat belts

Wine Country to Wild Country

A joint collaboration between Benjamin Neville, owner and operator of Off Piste 4WD Tours and Craig Wickham, owner and operator of Exceptional Kangaroo Island have worked hard to bring a cross-regional, looped four-day touring experience. Enjoy the authentic adventure, diversity and flavours of the Fleurieu for the first two days, then to immerse yourself in the enchanting wildlife encounters, dramatic landscapes and timeless coastlines of Kangaroo Island - locally known as, KI.

Picking up from Adelaide, this incredibly unique tour offers keen adventurers to experience the breathtaking hidden gem locations that are not offered on any other tours. Exclusivity is key, allowing visitors to be amazed by unforgettable outdoor lunches on coastal cliff tops, thrilling gorges and deep within sublime bush environments. With entry into many of the protected State's treasured national parks the four-day journey will tour through an intriguing array of timeless vistas that will stay with you forever.

After four fantastic days visitors are personally dropped off at the island's airport where a short fight with REX airlines returns you to Adelaide airport. A private chauffeur will be waiting in the baggage hall who will whisk you back to your hotel in exclusive comfort.

Tour details

Tour destinations

KANGAROO ISLAND

Tour duration

4 Days

Departure & Arrival time

Mon 9:30-17:30
Tue 9:30-17:30
Wed 9:30-17:30
Thu 9:30-17:30

Fri 9:30-17:30
Sat 9:30-17:30
Sun 9:30-17:30

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $2,555.00

Transport mode

Four Wheel Drive, Aeroplane, Car, Ferry

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • Host/Hostess
  • Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • Interpreter Service
  • Meal
  • Meet and Greet
  • Pickup
  • Seat belts
  • Toilet
 
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