The Supercar Drive Day Experience,
McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia

Autumn, April 2020

An immersive sojourn in South Australia’s McLaren Vale and the Fleurieu Peninsula, pairing brand new supercars with an extraordinary wine and dine adventure at The d’Arenberg Cube Restaurant.

Drive a Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 in McLaren Vale Adelaide South Australia

Allured to McLaren Vale for an exclusive drive day – think red, twin-turbocharged Ferrari 488 GTB, a naturally-aspirated Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 (V10) and more – slide behind the wheel for the Onkaparinga Hills.

Ferrari Driving Day in McLaren Vale South Australia
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Mesmerising hues and bursts of acceleration provide a colourful distraction from normality, sweeping by vineyards, orchards and olive groves.

McLaren Vale - image courtesy of South Australian Tourism Commission 2020
Ferrari 488 GTB supercar drive in McLaren Vale, South Australia

Drive to Kangarilla, Meadows and Bull Creek Rd.

South for Myponga, Carrickalinga and the rolling hills of Yankalilla.

An enthralling driving experience across the Fleurieu Peninsula to the Southern Ocean, and the Norfolk pines of HMAS Hobart Memorial Lookout.

 

Drop into Sellicks Beach and wind along Old Willunga Hill Rd to The Range, across McLaren Flat to the thrilling hairpins of Wickham Hill Rd.

Mercedes Benz AMG GT-S d'Arenberg Cube McLaren Vale South Australia

An intimate drive that’s nothing short of euphoric. 

Starting exclusively from The d’Arenberg Cube, with a dining experience to match…

The d'Arenberg Cube Restaurant

Nestled among Mourvédre vines rises a giant, seemingly floating Rubik’s Cube.  An extraordinary multi-million dollar puzzle that beckons curious wine lovers to one of the most iconic cellar doors.

Dine at d'Arenberg Cube Restaurant in McLaren Vale, South Australia

Part-gallery, part-cellar door, part-hatted restaurant – spread across five grand storeys of all kinds of wonderful; think Willy Wonka meets MONA on a boutique scale.

d'Arenberg Cube - Gourmet Traveller Magazine Review
d'Arenberg Cube Restaurant - Gourmet Traveller Magazine Review

No rules apply inside the cube.  The huge Rubik’s-inspired tasting/dining structure erected at d’Arenberg vineyard in McLaren Vale is both gorgeous and gregarious, at every bite and swallow.  Tribal artefacts combine with winery ephemera, modern art and harlequin leather thrones.  

 

The dégustation offers an even wilder ride, and many dishes don’t appear as they seem – grapes filled with foie gras, a savoury biscuit filled with eel purée.  More mystery: what’s in a black Riedel glass?  Sake, perfectly cutting through whole-baked shallot matched with a finely chopped mushroom ragoût, and wicked fried chicken pressed between wafers.  There’s mischief at each step.  You receive a mortar and pestle with herbs and a vial of seasoned oil to make your own salad dressing.  Strips of wagyu are grilled on skull-headed skewers.  

 

What delights is the consistent deliciousness, and the floor staff keep proceedings fun.  d’Arenberg wants its own wines at the forefront but there are many options in a 10-chapter drinks menu – almost two dozen internationals by the glass and a long list of sake.  It’s a luxurious trip, and most definitely not a gimmick. Relax and enjoy the ride.

Gourmet Traveller

2019

The afternoon is yours to enjoy as you relax into a luxury food and wine experience that challenges convention, sampling a selection of d’Arenberg’s best drops and a few surprises.

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The Journey

An exhilarating Supercar Drive Day, designed with interchange points along the journey.

Six thrilling driving sections across 180 kilometres, alternating between three different supercars.

Frequent intervals are scheduled to ensure all guests receive equal driving opportunities in each supercar.

Event Inclusions

  • A stable of supercars including the latest-specification Ferrari 488 GTB, Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 (max. 3)
  • An incredible 180km+ Supercar Drive Day across South Australia’s McLaren Vale wine region and the Fleurieu Peninsula
  • The Sisyphenic Euphoria degustation lunch at The d’Arenberg Cube Restaurant (3 Chef’s Hat, Australian Good Food Guide Awards)
  • Gourmet refreshments on arrival and throughout the journey – package includes all dining, fuel, parking and detailing expenses
  • Private instruction and support via two-way UHF radio communication with a dedicated lead vehicle throughout the event
  • Comprehensive vehicle insurance – please note that we do not ask guests for a security deposit or bond (conditions apply)
  • Convenient pay-by-instalment arrangements available – only a deposit of A$500 is required to confirm your reservation

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The Journey

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Itinerary

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AUD

$2,990

per couples or two persons

$500

Deposit

April

1 ticket = 2 persons

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The Prancing Horse Supercar Drive Day Experience (McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia) is available in April 2020 to drivers who are 25+ years old and possess a complete and valid driver licence.  Comprehensive vehicle insurance is included on the provision that a maximum 'at-fault' insurance-excess of A$10k applies to the driver and a security deposit or bond is not required.  Guests may reduce their excess to A$5k via an upgrade of A$220 (covers both drivers), however it cannot be reduced entirely.  Prancing Horse reserves the right to amend or revise details without notice.  Events subject to availability. Prancing Horse guarantee the inclusion of the brand new Ferrari 488 GTB and Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4.  The complete stable of supercars will always remain a surprise on the day. Prancing Horse Drive Experiences (McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia) - d'Arenberg Cube Restaurant, 58 Osborne Rd, McLaren Vale SA 5171 (45 minutes from Adelaide)