Adelaide to Melbourne Driving Tours

Adelaide Tailem Bend Mount Gambier Daylesford Melbourne

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Celebrate one of F1’s most beloved races, the Australian Grand Prix, with our week-long luxury tour from Adelaide to Melbourne — a motoring and motorsport extravaganza.

Your journey begins in Adelaide where you will spend a few days enjoying the region’s best productions: fine wine, beautiful countryside, and of course, a visit to the Tailem Bend Motorsport Precinct.

From here, you begin your cross-country run to Melbourne, taking in a carefully curated selection of iconic coastal and country roads in South Australia and Victoria. The tour concludes in Melbourne just in time for the Grand Prix, with plenty of extras and surprises along the way.

In addition to being a rare opportunity to enjoy your favourite car on incredible roads, the tour also includes a series of fantastic overnight stays and dining experiences, including a private dinner in the motoring museum at The Bend.

* Please note, packages are currently tentative and based on 2023 pricing. The brochure will be updated once 2024 rates are confirmed.

Experience your luxury driving tour from Adelaide to Melbourne

  • Small Exclusive Groups
  • Your Car
  • Duration: from 6 days / 5 nights
  • Driving: 4 days / 1,200 km
  • Tour Start: Adelaide, Australia
  • Tour End: Melbourne, Australia

A journey to remember

Drive your favourite car on the best roads between Adelaide and Melbourne on your way to the F1 Australian Grand Prix. Share your incredible journey with a group of like-minded enthusiasts.


Tackle Tailem Bend

Take part in a track day at Tailem Bend in your own vehicle, or use The Bend's vehicles for an array of motorsport activities. Alternatively, choose to skip the track and explore the local wine region instead.


Indulge in sensational dining

Your package includes memorable dining experiences at AGFG-hatted restaurants as well as lesser-known regional gems. Guests will also be treated to a private dinner in the motoring museum at The Bend.


Experience the Australian Grand Prix

Continue your Australian experience with a weekend in our private suite at the F1 Australian Grand Prix. Your hospitality includes trackside viewing, gourmet catering, a premium open bar, and more.


Enjoy curated luxury stays

Spend your evenings in a selection of boutique hotels along the route, including a historic property in the Adelaide Hills and a picturesque lakeside property in the Yarra Valley.


Discover the best of the Barossa

Opt to join us for a day in the Barossa Valley and Adelaide Hills sampling a selection of special vintages from renowned producers throughout the region.

from $ 7250 $ 5490 £ 4250 per person*

based on one guests per vehicle and in a shared room

Your luxury drive from Adelaide to Melbourne

Tour Start & End Driving Route Overnight Stop
Day 1

Arrival | Optional Barossa Valley Wine Tour

For interstate guests, arrive in Adelaide. Local and interstate guests who wish to join us are welcome to opt into an afternoon tour of the Barossa. In the evening, guests will meet for a welcome apéritif followed by dinner at the hotel's AGFG-hatted fine-dining restaurant.

Luxury suites overlooking the Adelaide Hills
AGFG-hatted fine dining restaurant
Day 2

Drive Day One

Your first day of driving will be a warm-up cruise through the twisty roads of the Adelaide Hills, following sections of the Classic Adelaide Rally. Along the way, the group will stop for lunch at a renowned winery. In the early afternoon you will return to the hotel where you will enjoy a signature wine tasting followed by a relaxed dinner in the garden.

Luxury suites overlooking the Adelaide Hills
Private dining experience at the hotel
Day 3

The Bend | Optional Adelaide Hills Wine Tour

Today, guests have the option to join us at The Bend for an exciting track day, either using your own car or one of the circuit's vehicles. Guests who would prefer to enjoy a day away from the tarmac can instead opt for a tour of the Adelaide Hills, including lunch. In the evening, the group will convene for a private dinner at The Bend's motoring museum.

Accommodation at The Bend
Private Dining the The Bend's motoring museum
Day 4

Second Drive Day

Your second drive day from Adelaide to Melbourne will take you on the coastal route that follows alongside the magnificent Coorong National Park. Your accommodation that evening is a boutique property set among carefully manicured English gardens. In the evening you will enjoy a relaxed BBQ dinner hosted by the hotel's award-winning restaurant.

Boutique property set amongst gardens
Relaxed bbq hosted by the hotel's steakhouse
Day 5

Third Drive Day

Your journey to Melbourne for the F1 Grand Prix cuts inland today through a series of national and state parks. Over the course of the day, the convoy will leave behind the sandy coastline for a quintessential Aussie bushland backdrop. That evening you will stay at a picturesque lakeside hotel that is home to an iconic restaurant.

Picturesque lakeside hotel in the Yarra Valley
Multi-award-winning restaurant
Day 6

Fourth Drive Day

Today is the final day of your luxury getaway from Adelaide to Melbourne. The route will take you east into the Yarra Ranges on a series of fantastic driving roads. After a final lunch, those joining us for the F1 Australian Grand Prix will continue onto Melbourne to begin the weekend's festivities.

Either our recommended hotel or your own
Own arrangements
Day 7

Optional Weekend: F1 Australian Grand Prix

For those who have opted to join us at the F1 Australian Grand Prix, on Friday you can enjoy the free practice sessions and your first taste of our hospitality suite for the weekend. After the excitement of the day, explore Melbourne’s scintillating nightlife or make a reservation at one of our favourite restaurants in the area.

Either our recommended hotel or your own
Own arrangements
Day 8

Australian F1 Grand Prix: Qualifying

Take in Qualifying at Albert Park for the F1 Australian Grand Prix. From our private hospitality suite, you will again enjoy a prime viewing location along with premium catering, an open bar and live entertainment outside of the activity on the track. Today we also suggest using the suite as a base while exploring the grounds.

Either our recommended hotel or your own
Own arrangements
Day 9

Australian F1 Grand Prix: Race Day

Today, the real competition commences. After a thrilling Qualifying, on Sunday we head into race day. Settle into your favourite spot in our private suite ready for the action to unfold, while enjoying gourmet bites and champagne. After the thrills and excitement of the day, continue your explorations of the city's vibrant dining scene and nightlife.

Either our recommended hotel or your own
Own arrangements
Day 10

Farewell + Departures

Today you can enjoy a sleep-in after the excitement of the F1 Grand Prix and a leisurely start to the day before onward travel plans from Melbourne.

Own arrangement
Own arrangement
from $ 7250 $ 5490 £ 4250 per person*

based on one guests per vehicle and in a shared room

Customise your Adelaide to Melbourne tour package

Our tours are designed to be end-to-end luxury travel experiences that consider every detail from the moment you arrive to the moment you depart.

Your final tour investment comprises your Tour Package (as outlined above) and any Optional Add-Ons you choose to include. Please view the tour brochure for a full list of inclusions.

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Tour Package
Double Occupancy $ 7250 $ 5490 £ 4250  per person
Optional Add-Ons
  • Car transport
  • Upgrade your accommodation package (driving tour)
    from $ 1890 $ 1390 £ 850 per person
  • Barossa wine tour
    $ 200 $ 150 £ 125 per person
  • F1 Australian Grand Prix hospitality
    $ 3990 $ 2990 £ 1990 per person
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*Enquire for Single/Twin Occupancy
*Please note, packages are currently tentative and based on 2023 pricing
**Enquire for information on customised payment plans
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Hear from past guests

Chuck & Margo, USA

Probably the most fun you could ever have; it's beyond first class, it's a class of its own.

Chuck & Margo, USA
Sab & Antonia, Australia

The tours are fantastic – the cars, the people, the hotels and restaurants, and the comradery.

Sab & Antonia, Australia

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