Adelaide Bike Tours Australia

Cycle the magnificent coastline, surrounding Hills and wine growing regions with your Adelaide bike tour

Adelaide Bike Tours explore the unique countryside of South Australia with this unforgettable cycling holiday experience. Adelaide is the ideal environment to enjoy the very best cycling in Australia and at the same time relax and unwind in true ‘Aussie’ style.

The bike ride options each day surrounding Adelaide are truly unique and take your cycling adventures to new heights only challenged by your own level of fitness. With Adelaide’s gastronomical delights on offer, you are left with a lasting impression and an excellent reward for a day well lived by bike on your Adelaide cycling holiday.

With over 10 years of riding this amazing cycling area and a world of cycling experience available from the team at Practice Bicycle, enjoy the best selection of tailored rides and experience for yourself why Adelaide ranks as our #1 Australian cycling holiday destination.

Adelaide bike tours are not only about great ‘Cycling Down Under’, if you’re interested in great wine then you have come to the perfect place.  Visit one of over 50 wineries around Adelaide, you can take advantage of the many different types of wines produced and even visit the home of Australia’s most famous wine – Penfolds Grange.

Looking for a ‘Aussie’ cycling challenge?

Challenging Bike ToursExperience our SOUTH AUSTRALIA CYCLING TOUR with the very best challenging rides in Australia, come and test your legs ‘down under’.

Ride/Climb South Australia Cycling Challenge
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Leisure Bike Trip

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Cycling Guides & Support Vehicle

Small Group

4 Guests

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Comfortable  50km / 31mi per day

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Premium Tour:
5* Hotel Accommodation AUD $6170 pp
4* Hotel Accommodation AUD $5750 pp
Rides Only:
Without Accommodation AUD $4955 pp

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Request a private, customised version of this tour for yourself or cycling group.

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Adelaide, Australia

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December – February

Duration

5 Nights / 6 Days

Distance

220km / 136mi

Elevation

1,675m / 5,500ft

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Single Room – AUD $795
Bike Hire – AUD $440

Unpack Once, Ride Everyday

Unique Australian cycling holidays!

Our Australian cycling holidays show case the very best cycling down under in Adelaide, an unique Aussie experience!
Enjoy the magnificent picturesque roads by bike and amazing sight-seeing opportunities of the south coast of Australia.  The city of Adelaide is the cosmopolitan coastal capital of South Australia, highlighting all the charm on offer with a visit to Australia.
Cycling the coastline, exploring the old settlements in the Adelaide Hills or riding among the McLaren Vale wineries full of world-class wines.

Adelaide is the perfect destination for your Australian cycling adventures.

A bike trip in Adelaide with Practice Bicycle is sure to delight both the avid cyclist and traveler! Adelaide, with it's surrounding hills and valleys, is a stunning city with old world charm, outdoor beauty, friendly people and great food, all of which are on the menu for the trip. Opportunities to ride to beautiful beaches, and hills and to travel to some of the regions finest wine areas are all part of this delightful tour. All together superb coaching and riding that is expertly planned to maximize enjoyment and minimize traffic, delectable lunches along the way, great wildlife viewing and great fun with Paul and Bridget & Practice Bicycle!
Testimonial by J A Davis – USA
J A Davis – USA

Dates

Below are all our small-group departures for leisure Adelaide bike tours. To reserve your place, click the ‘Button’ next to the tour date.

2024
  • 14 December — 19 December Book Now Enquire
2025
  • 04 January — 09 January Book Now Enquire
  • 08 February — 13 February Book Now Enquire

Looking for specific dates?

If your group want to travel on different dates, don’t hesitate to contact us about arranging a custom Adelaide Bike Trip!

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Adelaide Cycling Itinerary

Take a look at what’s waiting for you cycling down under, enquire above for a unique Aussie experience.
Adelaide Bike Trip
Arrival Day in Adelaide
Adelaide A Natural Fit for ‘Cycling down Under’
Welcome to Adelaide, our personalized service will collect you from Adelaide Airport followed by a short transfer to your deluxe accommodation in the heart of the city. Once checked in to your hotel accommodation enjoy a relaxing afternoon exploring Adelaide full of green parks and the Torrens River. The cosmopolitan city atmosphere will have us enjoying an aussie beverage for two, in our favourite red brick laneway, your eyes and smile wide, it’s almost time for Dinner…Let’s Go!
Adelaide Bike Trip
Norton Summit
Comfortable Ride Route:
Distance 60km/37mi
Experience your own iconic Adelaide Hills climb with Norton Summit. With a variety of our choice routes on offer and the unique flexibility of our designed rides for all abilities the key to your ultimate week of riding and pleasure. Enjoy these fantastic roads amongst the Adelaide Hills
The town is named after Robert Norton, who arrived in South Australia shortly after its proclamation, and made the first recorded climb in the area in 1836. It is well known for the popular Scenic Hotel, founded in the 1870s, often considered one of the best pubs in Adelaide and perfect for a café stop.
Magnificent picture postcard view amongst the vines and cherry orchards before we get lost in a forest… for lunch.
Adelaide Bike Trip
Henley Beach
Comfortable Ride Route:
Distance 50km/31mi
Adelaide City to Gulf St Vincent Sea
With a variety of superb riding on offer during your ‘cycling down under’ bike trip, why not a trip from the City to the Sea! Adelaide’s sand and surf are virtually inescapable when experiencing the absolute best of South Australia from meandering esplanades to beach side cafes you’re never too far from this pristine coast. Today we enjoy the flat coastal roads with this morning’s adventure showcasing the typical Australian beaches. With white beaches this morning it must be green vines this afternoon, contrasting colours of the unique Australian landscape. This afternoon enjoy a vehicle transfer south for a relaxing lunch among some of the finest vineyards in the world and the McLaren Vale region.
Adelaide Bike Trip
The Gorge
Comfortable Ride Route:
Distance 60km/37mi
Gorge…‘ous’ Route! Rolling climb, Scenic surroundings
Your premium ride this morning as we wind our way out of Adelaide and experience a taste of the beautiful Adelaide Hills with Gorge Road. This route with gentle slopes slowly winds you to the Kangaroo Creek Reservoir, as we pass by wonderful names that could only be Australia, Cudlee Creek and Chain of Ponds.
The uniqueness of the Aussie landscape allows us to keep the pedals turning, don’t forget to keep your eyes peeled for the animals of this beautiful country as we pass by Adelaide’s wildlife park on our ride into the Northern Adelaide Hills. Lunch is calling among the serenity of Adelaide, and you certainly do not want to miss the ‘Aussie Tucker”!
Adelaide Bike Trip
Glenelg
Comfortable Ride Route:
Distance 50km/31mi
Glenelg Sun Surf & Salt
Recovery Day in the saddle! Pedal pure enjoyment! Today is the perfect opportunity to ‘soft pedal’ on the comfortable coastal roads to Seacliff. Pristine beaches, coastal nodes, unique rugged coastline, and seaside charm.
Relish the coast in the morning and the Adelaide Hills in the afternoon. A short vehicle transfer takes us amongst some of the finest wineries in South Australia, the perfect spot for a relaxing lunch in the vines.
Onkaparinga Valley is packed with all the goodies that we deserve after pedalling. Whether its Handmade chocolates, delicious gourmet cheese, and boutiques of South Australian wines. These are just a few of the attractions that this friendly country area has to offer.
Adelaide Bike Trip
Departure Day from Adelaide
Goodbye from Adelaide, South Australia
With your adventures drawing to a close this morning we say goodbye from Practicebicycle.
We will transfer you to Adelaide Airport this morning and wish you bon voyage and continued fun with your Australian travels.

Tour Arrival & Departure Meet Point: Adelaide Airport (Australia)

Adelaide bike tours operate from the city of Adelaide in the state of South Australia. The Premium Adelaide Bike Trip includes a private vehicle transfer from Adelaide Airport (Australia) to your hotel in the heart of the city (3.00pm tour arrival & midday tour departure days).

We suggest International guests arrive 1 night prior to the tour to recover from your travels and adapt to the local time zone.

The closest airport is the Adelaide International Airport (Australia) which is serviced directly by many international airlines including, American AirlinesUnitedQantasAir New ZealandMalaysia AirwaysCathay PacificChina Southern AirlinesQatar Airways and Singapore Airlines.

Many major airlines operate international flights to Sydney and Melbourne, with onward domestic connecting flights available to Adelaide Airport. These include QantasVirgin AustraliaBritish AirwaysEmiratesDelta Air LinesAmerican Airlines and Air Canada.

Public Transport is available from Adelaide Airport to the City, the short journey takes 15min with the following options; Adelaide Airport Bus Services. and also Taxi Services

Your Luxury Cycling Tour deserves a Luxury Stay!

Your Australian premium cycling holiday deserves everything you could dream of after your perfect bike rides, from the ‘wow’ of your hotel room, time for a personal spa treatment to fine hospitality within deluxe surrounds, make for your perfect stay!
Make your Hotel the perfect choice for you, your Luxury Bike Trip with Practice Bicycle to remember!

5* Sofitel Luxury Hotel Adelaide South Australia

Sofitel Adelaide 5 Star Hotel City Centre          Sofitel Adelaide 5 Star Hotel Room          Sofitel Adelaide 5 Star Hotel Garcon Bleu Bar

5* InterContinental Adelaide City Centre

InterContinental Adelaide 5 Star Luxury Hotel          InterContinental Adelaide 5 Star Luxury Hotel Room          InterContinental Adelaide 5 Star Luxury Hotel Executive Lounge

4* Majestic Roof Garden Hotel Adelaide

Majestic Roof Garden 4 Star Hotel Adelaide City Australia          Majestic Roof Garden 4 Star Hotel Room          Majestic Roof Garden 4 Star Hotel Restaurant Culshaws

Adelaide’s food scene just keeps getting better… It is a true ‘foodie haven’!
From the fabulous ‘pubs’ to chic euro dining and the ‘aussie must trys’ you will enjoy the cosmopolitan world foods and beverages on offer ‘down under’!
Welcome to your relaxed bike riding Australian food escape with Practice Bicycle. Join us for Welcome Drinks & Dinner, true Australian hospitality, modern/elegant/chic tastes…the best of Adelaide gastronomy awaits!

Time to savor the moment of varying Australian culinary experiences with a superb variety of 4 unique, different typical Aussie lunch occasions, you will be amazed with the stunning vineyard to coastal to hinterland locations for your bike & culinary indulgent tour.
Please note that drinks are not included in this trip package

Your evenings are free to dine as you please, your hotel restaurant choice will surly satisfy your cravings or take a stroll and be amongst the Adelaide hidden lanes for a ‘local’ bite to eat. Should you wish for dining suggestions, Practice Bicycle are happy to recommend some local favourites!

Whether you have years of cycling experience or are just new to the bike, our Adelaide bike tours offer amazing rides of discovery.

Practice Bicycle have many years of cycling experience, sharing unique riding with cyclists of all levels. Our carefully designed cycling routes on offer during the Adelaide bike tour are tailored specifically to your bike riding ability and experience with a comfortable activity level. With each days bike route of 50km / 31 miles distance all start and end in the same place, so there are no targets to make each day and no time constraints.

If you are looking for more of a ‘ride challenge’ cycling routes of 70-125km /43-78mi  without the frills, ride the famous Adelaide climbs through superb scenic undulating landscapes, if you love endurance cycling the
Australia Cycling Tours is a superb challenge, ride guided and also offers first class cycle coaching.

Our Challenging Bike Tours category, offers fantastic cycling opportunities in superb bike riding destinations including, Australia, Portugal, Italy, Switzerland and the the French Alps.

Our ‘Rides Only’ Package is unique to Practice Bicycle! With the ‘ultimate flexibility’ of your choice of accommodation, offering you the perfect flexible stay cycling holiday.
Our ‘Rides Only’ package allows you to enjoy the Adelaide Bike Tour without accommodation included.
Offering complete flexibility, join us at a central Adelaide meeting point just like you would for a ride back home, for the best guided rides of your life ‘down under’.

What’s included:
* Private Transfers from Adelaide Airport South Australia to your hotel tour arrival / tour departure days.
* Welcome Drinks & Dinner Adelaide style
* 4 days of amazing ‘down under’ guided rides tailored for your enjoyment
* 4 tasty Aussie lunches including the world famous Adelaide Hills & McLaren Vale wine growing areas
* Authentic ‘aussie’ cafe stops’ facilitated on route
* Local cycling guides will share their favourite Adelaide roads with you!
* Support vehicle for any unforeseen circumstances
* Aussie tasty back pocket treats to keep you smiling, and plenty of drinks for hot weather rides.

For your added convenience we have quality carbon road bikes, straight bar disc and E road bikes as optional extras available to you for your Adelaide Bike Tour.

For all bike riding preferences, depending on availability and size BMC, Merida, Trek Carbon and Flat Bar/E- Road Bikes are available.

BMC Six Carbon Road Bike Disc Brake Shimano 105 50x34 11-32          Merida Scultura 4000 Quality Carbon Road Bike Rim Brake Shimano compact 50,34 x11-28        Trek Carbon Road Bike Compact Frame Shimano Ultegra 50.34 x 11-32

 

Merida Speeder 400 Flat Bar Road Bike Disc Brakes Shimano 105 50,34 x11-32          Merida E-bike Shimano E5000 Motor 40Nm 9 Speed Hydraulic Disc Brakes

The Adelaide bike trips are packed full of fun both on and off the bike.
With the city of Adelaide’s generous boulevards and elegant architecture provide the perfect backdrop for all sorts of activities. No matter what takes your interest, there’s something here for you.
Visit the home of Australia’s most famous wine – Penfolds Grange – swim with dolphins in our clear clean waters, cuddle a koala or wander the most beautiful cricket ground in the world, Adelaide Oval.
For shopaholics, wander down Rundle Mall and indulge in some retail therapy. Be sure to pick up some treats from Haigh’s Chocolates or stock up on RM Williams merchandise from the legendary Outback outfitter.
If you want to immerse yourself in South Australia’s rich arts and culture, stroll along North Terrace – Adelaide’s “cultural boulevard.” It is the home of great art collections and some of Australia’s most beautiful buildings.

‘Unpack Once, Ride Everyday’
The one hotel bike tour experience is the brainchild of Bridget Evans (Owner/Operator). On retiring from professional cycling, it was the amazing pleasure of great cycling that evolved the proven Practice Bicycle formula of one hotel stay. Including everything enjoyable and removing anything less pleasurable is our goal for your perfect cycling holiday experience.

Packing and Unpacking each day is tiring, stressful and time consuming. With insufficient time to relax, enjoy the full experience of your destination before it is time to move on again.
With a life spent discovering the very best cycling destinations to Practice Bicycle, exploring endless ride routes in every direction, all from the one ideal location.
Experience the very best cycling of your life when you Unpack Once, Ride Everyday!

Premium ‘Adelaide Bike Trip’ includes:

  • Private Transfers from Adelaide Airport South Australia to your hotel tour arrival/tour departure days.
  • 5 nights 5* or 4* luxury accommodation in the heart of Adelaide City
  • Fabulous buffet breakfast each morning
  • Welcome Drinks & Dinner Adelaide style
  • 4 days of amazing ‘down under’ guided rides, tailored to your ability
  • Authentic ‘aussie’ cafe stops facilitated on route
  • 4 tasty Aussie lunches amongst the world famous Adelaide Hills & McLaren Vale wine growing areas
  • Local cycling guides will share their favourite Adelaide roads with you!
  • Support vehicle for any unforeseen circumstances + Aussie tasty back pocket treats to keep you smiling, and plenty of drinks for hot weather rides
  • Winery visits should you wish!

Adelaide Bike Trip Highlights:

  • Norton Summit, offering amazing panoramic views of Adelaide City, coast, and plains.
  • Adelaide Hills, rugged region East of Adelaide including the former German settlement of Hahndorf village full of great pubs and galleries.
  • Glenelg Beach, soak up the charm of this classic seaside suburb on the shore of Gulf St Vincent.
  • McLaren Vale south of Adelaide a sea of green leafy vineyards on a sun burnt Australian landscape and home to some of the worlds oldest grape vines!
  • Unique small group experience, first class service & lots of fun!
  • Memories of a Lifetime!
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