Hostel in McLaren Vale, Australia

1 Hostel in McLaren Vale available. Prices start from $4 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in McLaren Vale

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"…Season lasts only 3-4 months till mid April otherwise would stay their all year round. Recommend this place 100%. Good Work Good Pay Great times - I will admit when I first arrived I had to wait 2 … More

Guest Houses in McLaren Vale

"…Relax with a glass or two of local wine in the courtyard before heading off to dinner. After a day of visiting the many winery cellar doors, food outlets and cafes, what could be better for you, … More

Hostel in McLaren Vale, Australia

1 Hostel in McLaren Vale available. Prices start from $9 for a dorm bed.

Get to know McLaren Vale (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in McLaren Vale.

McLaren Vale is a delightful region of South Australia, located around thirty-five kilometers (27.1 miles) south of the state capital, Adelaide.

It is the birthplace of the South Australian wine industry and plays host to some of the oldest grape vines in the world, with the first McLaren vine being planted way back in 1838.

One of the biggest tourism draws of McLaren Vale, South Australia, is its wineries.There are approximately 65 wineries and around 270 independent grape growers in this region. The wines produced in McLaren Vale are world famous, and many tourists visit every year to get a taste of where these delicious wines are made.

Shiraz is the most important variety of wine in McLaren, with this type making up almost 50 percent of the area’s wine production. Other specialities in the other half of production include chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon, grenache, merlot, sauvignon blanc, and riesling.

Because McLaren puts such a high importance on their wine and produce, it would make sense that the most popular activity for visitors is to embark on one of McLaren’s numerous wine tours. If you are strapped for time, you could pick just one winery to visit. Tourist favourites include the following: d’Arenberg Wines, Primo Estate, Old Oval Estate, Wirra Wirra Winery, Samuel’s Gorge, Oliver’s Taranga Vineyards Cellar Door, and Winery and Angove McLaren Vale Cellar Door, among others.

While in town, you could also visit historic Chapel Hill. It is named after an ironstone chapel that was built on the property in 1865. Another impressive attraction is the Shiraz Trail, which stretches from McLaren Vale to Wilunga.

Other activities ripe for you to engage in while in McLaren include: go for a picnic and tasting their delicious, locally grown produce, eat in a scenic vineyard restaurant, visit the farmer’s market, or walk one of the many trails which showcases the natural beauty of the area. One unmissable trail is the Echidna Trail, which passes through heritage-listed huts, and what is left of houses built in the 1880s.

McLaren Vale does have hostels available, as well as affordable accommodation options. However, if for some reason McLaren Vale’s hostels are booked out, you could also choose to book a hostel in nearby Adelaide. It is a more populated city than McLaren Vale and only 40-minute drive away, so staying in a hostel there could be a good option.

Written by local enthusiast for McLaren Vale hostels

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McLaren Vale Hostel Cheatsheet

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Total number of hostels 1
Average rating of all hostels 7.9

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