The Almond Train, McLaren Vale

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The Almond Train is a 1920's train carriage located near The Shiraz Trail on the old Willunga line in the heart of McLaren Vale. The Almond Train has become an iconic tourist attraction in McLaren Vale delighting young and old for more than twenty five years. We conduct free daily tastings of the regions finest gourmet almonds, olive oils, dukkah, sauces, chutneys and jams. Our gourmet pantry has a wide selection of accompaniments and is a must see for the gourmet traveler.

The Almond Train offers a vast selection of flavoured almonds, gourmet foods, old fashioned lollies, local crafts, gifts, quality Australiana, souvenirs and more. We also specialise in gift baskets for all occasions - birthdays, anniversaries or corporate appreciation gifts. Why not let us send a unique gourmet gift basket for you next time you want to spoil that special someone. We are open Monday-Friday, Sunday from 10am until 4:30pm. Telephone or email your order and we will ship your order promptly. We ship worldwide.

Just a 40 minute drive south of Adelaide on South Australia's spectacular Fleurieu Peninsula, The Almond Train is a must see when visiting the McLaren Vale region. Be sure to include The Almond Train on your itinerary next time you visit the regions award winning wineries and restaurants.
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  • I remember this place from years ago is when we visited the region recently I took my family to find it as we all love almonds! Didn’t disappoint, a lovely range of almonds and others treats. The lady...  more »
  • This was a wonderful accident for us - driving down the road, passing through McLaren Vale when our eyes caught sight of this train carriage strategically located. Easy parking, up a few stairs and in...  more »
  • A unique place run by a lovely friendly couple. Not only delicious almonds and sweeties but some nice quality gifts for adults and children. We enjoyed popping in and also enjoyed the offer of tasting...  more »
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  • Great little place, Awesome little mix of assorted almonds and home and local made items. Great place to visit. A little pricey for some of the little bags of almonds but due to their high quality and freshness - it's worth it.
  • So many tasty nuts selection. the shop decoration is also very unique.
  • I love this place. The first time i went was with my dad and we loved the Almond Train so much that we made it our little weekend breakfast. So every Sunday we would go to the Almond train and try a new delectable and delicious breakfast. Im going there again today, hoping for the same results. I love you Almond Train. 💖💖💖
  • This place had every conceivable flavour of almond, chocolate and other nut combination. The "BUT" is that the produce available is a little on the expensive side so choose carefully. The second half of 'the train' is the coffee shop next door that serves great coffee. Just the thing to keep the late afternoon winter chill at bay.
  • Good value food. Quaint atmosphere.
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