On a behind the scenes tour of our biodynamic* Jurlique Farm you will see and learn about the nature and science behind our skin care products. For visitors to South Australia, Jurlique Farm is a must-do Adelaide Hills tour.
When: 10am Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (excluding Public Holidays)
Duration: 90 minutes
Cost: $20 – Children under 16 Free
You will see on the tour
- Display Garden
- Seed propagation area
- Biodynamic* preparation area
- Herb drying shed
- Farm retail shop
On the tour you will learn about
- History of Jurlique
- How seedlings and plants are propagated
- Plant varieties and their uses
- Biodynamic* farming principles
- Soil fertility and compost production
- Harvest process
- Bee Keeping
At the conclusion of the tour, visit our Farm Retail Shop where you can purchase a selected range of products. The purchase of products is for Farm Tour participants only.
What to wear – ESSENTIAL
As the tour is on a working farm, for your comfort and safety we ask all tour guests to wear
- Closed toe, flat shoes, sneakers or boots (high heels, sandals and open toed footwear are not suitable)
- Full length pants, trousers or jeans
What to bring
- Hats and sunscreen during summer months. Wet weather gear as required.
- Any required food and drinks.
- The terrain varies with gravel and dirt pathways and some steep gradients.
- The length of walking on the tour is 600m.
The Jurlique Farm Tour is conducted in the Adelaide Hills located at 31 Liebelt Road, Biggs Flat.
The Farm is 40 minutes from the Adelaide CBD and 10 minutes from Hahndorf. Visit the Contact Us page for a Farm Tour location map.
Tours are able to be conducted in most weather conditions with the exception of catastrophic fire days. Refer the CFS website for Fire Danger rating information. This is updated daily at 4pm.
Please come prepared if the weather is wet.
- Greater than 48 hours prior, a full refund
- Less than 48 hours, 50% refund
- Less than 24 hours, no refund
- If Jurlique is required to cancel a tour, a full refund will be given or you can reschedule for another tour
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I book a tour?
You can book a Jurlique Farm Tour two ways
Option 1: Book online at the Book a Tour page
Option 2: Book over the phone via the Adelaide Hills Visitor Information Centre
Phone: 1800 353 323 or (08) 8388 1185.
I don’t have a booking. Can I join a tour at the scheduled time?
Unfortunately, no. Bookings are essential.
Can I visit the Jurlique Farm without joining a tour?
Unfortunately no, the Jurlique Farm is a working farm and the tour guides are only available for the scheduled tours. Bookings are essential. Book your tour here.
How do I get to the Jurlique Farm?
Farm tours are held at the Jurlique Farm which is located at 31 Liebelt Road, Biggs Flat SA 5153.
The Farm is a 10 minute drive from Hahndorf and 40 minutes drive from the Adelaide CBD.
Visit the Contact Us page for a map of how to get to Jurlique Farm.
I don’t have transportation to get to the farm. How can I get there?
Please contact the Adelaide Hills Visitor Information Centre. They can book your tour and provide a list of companies who can organise transportation.
What if I dont wear closed in shoes or long pants?
This is a requirement for your own comfort and safety. Jurlique have the right to refuse you entry on the tour.
Are food and drinks provided on the tour?
Can children join a tour?
Yes, the tour is available for children of all ages with suitable supervision. Children under 16 are free.
Please note: Pram access is limited due to rough terrain.
What if it is raining or really hot? Will the tour still be conducted?
Tours will only be cancelled on Catastrophic Fire Days.
Does Jurlique take group tour bookings?
Yes. For groups larger than 10 we offer group tour prices. If you would like to make a group booking, contact Nick Middleton on email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How far do I have to walk on the tour? Is there a level of fitness required?
The tour length is approximately 600 metres and there are no special fitness requirements.
Is the tour wheelchair accessible?
Unfortunately no. Paths on the tour are rough gravel and are not suitable for wheelchairs.
Will I be able to take part in the tour if I suffer from hay fever?
Yes. However if you suffer from hay fever we recommend you take any required medication prior to arrival at the Jurlique Farm.
Can I buy Jurlique products on the tour?
Yes, at the conclusion of the tour the Farm Retail Shop will be open where you can purchase a selected range of products. The purchase of products is for Farm Tour participants only.
What flowers and plants will I see on the tour and when are they flowering?
You will see different plants at different times of the year. As a guide, October, November and December are the busiest harvest times and when the majority of plants are in flower. However Jurlique Farm tours are an all year round experience, and there is always something to see on the tour.
Spring: The harvesting season commences in spring (September, October and November) with the picking of flowers such as sweet violets, daisy and heartsease. This is followed as the season warms with calendula, roses, chamomile, black elder berry flower, yarrow, red clover and lavender. Over the same period leaves are picked from peppermint, birch, lemon balm, sweet violet, nettle and ivy.
Summer, Autumn, Winter: Some herbs require us to pick the whole top part of the plant when it is in full flower as these herbs are full of medicinal qualities. These are selfheal, echinacea, rosemary, marjoram, plantain, chickweed, thyme and sage. This will happen over the growing season early summer to early spring depending on the species.
Winter: Roots are harvested in the winter when the plants have died back and all the nutrients from the past season are stored in the root system. Marshmallow, comfrey, liquorice, dandelion, echinacea and burdock are harvested each winter.
Can I see the Jurlique skin care products being made on the tour?
Unfortunately No. Our Jurlique products are manufactured and filled at our Mt Barker production facility which is not part of the tour. The tour is of the Jurlique Farm where we grow ingredients for our skin care products. As part of the Jurlique Farm tour, photos will be shown of the Mt Barker facility and your guide will talk you through the manufacturing process.
* Certified biodynamic by the National Association for Sustainable Agriculture, Australia. Jurlique’s products and farm are not certified by or affiliated with Demeter® USA or Demeter International.