Experience Hahndorf like a local on a walking tour with passionate Hahndorf resident and historian Sharon Pippos.

Meet Captain Hahn, learn about fachwerk architecture, visit the Pioneers Women's Walking Trail memorial and more!

These easy waking tours covering about one kilometre bring the stories of Australia's oldest surviving German settlement to life, visiting significant and intriguing sites including some on private property. 

Bookings are essential to avoid disappointment.


The Hufendorf Tour includes the western end the main street, and locations not open to the general public. 

Departs: 2pm Saturdays/Sundays/Public Holidays from the Hahndorf Academy in Hahndorf's main street

Duration: approximately 90 minutes 


The Strassendorf Tour is a slightly shorter twilight tour taking the northern end of the main street.

Departs: 6pm every day during daylight savings (October to March inclusive) from the Hahndorf Academy in Hahndorf's main street

Duration: approximately 60 minutes


The Hahndorf After Dark tour offers a whole new perspective of the southern end of the village, visiting the old mortuary and cemetery.

Departs: every night, 8pm April to September and 9pm October to March 

Duration: approximately 60 minutes

Minimum: requires 4 people to run (or pay for 4)


Cost: all tours $33 for adults

Primary school aged children and under – free of charge unless it is a school group tour


  • Disability friendly
  • Specialised tours, school groups, guided bus tours and conference presentations can also be arranged, including mid week with pricing on application.
  • All walkers receive a voucher sheet for use at the completion of the walk which is valid for 6 months.


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Location and Contact details

Book online here or call the Adelaide Hills Visitor Information Centre on 08 8388 1185.

Tours commence at the Hahndorf Academy, 68 Main Street, Hahndorf