Daimler & Lanchester Clubs of Australia

Hahndorf April 2020

Hahndorf, South Australia...
Where Nature's beauty meets our Heritage

On behalf of the

Daimler & Lanchester Clubs of Australia, 

The Daimler & Lanchester

Interest Group of South Australia

invite you to join us in

Hahndorf, South Australia

for the

2020 Australian National

Daimler & Lanchester Rally

Hahndorf Resort

Thursday 2nd April to Tuesday 7th April 2020

We've booked the whole of Hahndorf Resort

for our bi-annual Daimler and Lanchester Festival.

A beautiful location adjacent to a fascinating heritage town.

Less than an hour south east of Adelaide and easy access from every direction, you'll love the town, the atmosphere, the weather and the location.

Superbly appointed bungalows and motel rooms, extensive natural grounds, bars and restaurant onsite and easy access to the wonderful German style heritage town.

A full programme of events to enjoy.

Let's introduce you to the location......

Extensive natural grounds with bar, cafe, restaurants. Stay in  bungalows or motel and excellent facilities for caravans or motor homes

The accommodation......

individual bungalows or motel style rooms and

caravan & camping in spectacular grounds

The town......

Explore the German heritage of Hahndorf

Enjoy exquisite dishes, superb beers and wines

So much to do....

Proposed itinerary

Thursday April 2nd 2020

Meet and Greet BBQ

Check in after 1400.

BBQ evening meal and the dress up is in a German Style.

Drinks at 1800.

Meal served at 1900.

There will be a few welcome words said and some instructions for the following day. 

Bring your own Stein!!!!!!

Friday April 3rd 2020

Heritage Railway from Mt Barker to Strathalbyn

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Breakfast from 0700.
Leave for Mt Barker 0900 to allow time for getting together, travelling and parking to be ready to leave the Mt Barker Station at 1000 aboard the "Red Hen".

Arrive Strathalbyn at 1130 for an easy stroll around the town, lunch (own choice) and return to the train station at 1430 for the return train, arriving 1630.
The cars left at the Mt Barker Station will be guarded.

Friday April 3rd 2020

Evening Dinner

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A chartered bus will take us to tonight's venue for a wonderful meal. The German Arms Hotel is a South Australian icon.

Be ready for 1830 and look forward to outstanding food and wine and a large selection of local and German beers. 

Saturday April 4th 2020

National Motor Museum, Birdwood

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Breakfast from 0700. Meeting before leaving to confirm the arrangements at 0845 .

Outward route will be guided but the return at your own direction. Coffee stop on the way.

The visit will incorporate a display and the museum will promote our display to the general public. 

Lunch at the Museum.

Saturday April 4th 2020

Evening Dinner

A chartered bus will take us to tonight's venue for a wonderful meal.

Somewhere else



The Haus Hahndorf 

Sunday April 5th 2020

Display Day Adelaide

Breakfast from 0700. 

Morning group meeting 0830 before departure at 0845.

Drive to Torrens  Parade Ground and display vehicles for public interest.  Arrive by 0945.

Board Popeye boats on the Torrens for one hour tour with Devonshire tea on board. ETD 1000.

Move vehicles to parking area close to the Adelaide Botanical Park to tour the park including the tropical atrium.

Lunch at either the Botanical Gardens Restaurant or the Wine Centre.

Free time after lunch to look at the city area or to return to the Hahndorf Resort  under own directions.

Sunday April 5th 2020

Evening Dinner

A chartered bus will take us to tonight's venue for a wonderful meal.

Somewhere else



The Lane Vineyard 

Monday April 6th 2020

McLaren Vale

Breakfast from 0700. Hahndorf Resort

This is Onkaparinga, a magnificent landscape where the coast meets the vines. The region is dotted with seaside and historic villages waiting to be discovered and home to South Australia’s first and favourite farmers market – Willunga Farmers Market.

Ocean lovers are in for a treat with the Mid Coast Surfing Reserve and two of the most dived spots in South Australia at Port Noarlunga and Aldinga. 

Return to Hahndorf at attendees pleasure and own direction.

Time to visit Hahndorf shopping and tourist area.


Monday April 6th 2020

Farewell Dinner and Presentations

Hahndorf Resort Restaurant 1900


Tuesday April 7th 2020

Final Breakfast and Departure

Hahndorf Resort Restaurant 0700


It's not over yet.......

South Australia has so many more fabulous places and sights to fill your holiday

  • Driving to SA

    There are so many great reasons to drive to your holiday destination - especially from Melbourne to Adelaide. Leave early in the morning and by evening, you could be checked into your Adelaide city hotel and be heading out to dinner.

    Or take the scenic route along the Great Ocean Road and through famous wine regions like the Coonawarra; along gorgeous seaside towns like Robe or take a detour and discover why Kangaroo Island is known as our zoo without fences. 

    Click the photo to read more.

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  • The Bend Motorsport Park

    The Bend Motorsport Park is a 7.7 kilometre bitumen motor racing circuit at Tailem Bend, South Australia. The complex has a 7.77 km bitumen circuit, drag racing strip, and drift racing circuit.

    Click the photo to read more.

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  • Adelaide

    Adelaide is bursting with culture, flavours, events and entertainment. Taste your way through world-famous wine regions only minutes away from the city or soak up the sun at one of our picture-perfect metropolitan beaches. Join the party at our immersive festivals and events or spend the night exploring Adelaide attractions and a thriving restaurant and bar scene. Adelaide is a gateway to some of Australia’s best wine country and is dotted with historic buildings, lush parklands and sprawling botanic gardens.

  • Fleurieu Peninsula

    The Fleurieu Peninsula offers some of South Australia's finest coastal, scenic and culinary experiences. Home to a spectacular 31km stretch of pristine beaches and two of the most dived spots in South Australia. Spend quality time in nature’s playground discovering charming towns including Victor Harbor, Willunga, Normanville, Goolwa, Yankalilla and Rapid Bay. .

  • Kangaroo Island

    A Sanctuary For Wildlife And Natural, Rugged Beauty. 
    There’s an unmistakable sanctity about Kangaroo Island.  As you step off the ferry onto the island, it's impossible not to relax. Kangaroo Island is known as nature’s playground. Hit the road and you’ll find out why.

    Wildlife abounds as friendly pubs, accommodation and restaurants give-way to towering cliffs, wild plains and impeccably clear waters. Follow the road less travelled and discover unique wildlife, mouth-watering food and wine, breathtaking scenery and a laid-back lifestyle.

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  • Flinders Ranges

    Discover the ancient, rugged flinders ranges and outback

    Driving through the Flinders Ranges and Outback, you’d be forgiven for thinking you were navigating the unexplored face of Mars. You’ll find dusty red roads bordered by towering ancient cliffs and deep craters. Take an aerial tour of Kati Thanda–Lake Eyre or drive yourself along the Aboriginal Dreaming Trail. Marvel at Wilpena Pound, a shockingly large amphitheater, created through erosion over millions of years. It is surrounded by ancient mountain ranges, spectacular gorges and sheltered creeks.

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  • Murray River, Lakes and Coorong

    The Murray River, Lakes and Coorong region embodies natural beauty and boasts a wealth of native produce, breathtaking scenery and Australian wildlife. The Murray River flows more than 2500 kilometres from the Snowy Mountains in New South Wales, through the Riverland, down to Murray Bridge and onto the Lakes and Coorong in South Australia. The River is around 130 million years old and is rich with Aboriginal history, culture and heritage. Relax on a leisurely houseboat holiday or explore Australia’s greatest waterway – The Murray River.

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  • The Limestone Coast

    The Limestone Coast is home to some of South Australia’s most spectacular natural wonders. Discover the aptly-named Blue Lake which turns a vivid turquoise colour during the summer months and the underground oasis, Umpherston Sinkhole. Snorkel the crystal clear waters of the Piccaninnie Ponds or visit Ewens Ponds Conservation Park, renowned for incredible underwater visibility of up to 80 metres. Top it off with wine from over 40 cellar stunning cellar doors. 

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Then let us know you are interested and we will keep you updated