Melrose is located in South Australia, 265km north of Adelaide.
How to get to Melrose from Adelaide by Car
- VIA PORT WAKEFIELD ROAD AND CRYSTAL BROOK
Take Main North Road all the way to Port Wakefield, continue north through to Lochiel, past Snowtown and Redhill. Approx 20km north of Redhill, take the turn off to Crystal Brook. Travel through the township of Crystal Brook, then take turn off to Gladstone, before you reach Gladstone take the northern turn off to Laura. Travel through Laura, Wirrabarra, Murraytown and in to Melrose at the foot of Mount Remarkable.
- VIA CLARE VALLEY
Travel through Gawler, Tarlee, Auburn and in to the Clare Valley and the township of Clare. Continue north through Clare and take the turn off to Gladstone, then Laura, Wirrabarra, Murraytown and on to Melrose.
How to get to Melrose from Adelaide by Bus
Genesis Tours runs a bike friendly weekly bus service from Adelaide to Melrose.
- Departs Adelaide every Thursday 0700, arrives Melrose 1110
- Departs Melrose every Friday 1320, arrives Adelaide 1730
- One way fare is $55 per person, $35 per bike
Additional services run Mon/Tues March to November. Bookings are essential. For more information visit genesistours.com.au or phone +61 08 8552 4000.
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