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Santos Tour Down Under Final Weekend Tour

4 Nights | 5 Days

Days

January 2025

difficulity 

MEDIUM

PRE-REGISTER FOR 2025

$200 AUD

Witness the final stages of the Santos Tour Down Under!

Key Features

Trip Suitability

This tour has been designed with riders of all abilities in mind. Passionate about our local event we want to give all riders the opportunity to experience the finale of the men’s race. 

The average daily ride distance is around 60km with the largest day being 104km with 1,190m of climbing.

Keep in mind our support vehicle joins us on every one of our guided rides ensuring you have support on hand for mechanicals, nutrition and anything else you may need to enjoy the experience.

Meals Included

More Tour Inclusions

Santos Tour Down Under Travel Package Pricing

2025 Pricing TBD: You can reserve your place today with a $200 pre-registration deposit.

Upon package release later in 2024, you will have 7 days to confirm your interest in joining us and confirm your place on the tour or decline and have the full deposit refunded. 

2024 TDU Final Weekend Tour Itinerary

Thursday 18th January

Hotel: Pullman Adelaide
Todays Stage: Men’s Stage 3: Tea Tree Gully – Campbelltown
Highlights
Tonight we host a group dinner, included in your package to welcome our 4-day tour travellers into the bunch. You’ll have the opportunity to meet & greet your fellow riders before getting stuck into the racing atmosphere on the bike.
Today’s Ride – NA but if you arrive early we can help you plan one!
Meals Included: Dinner

Today you’ll arrive in Adelaide and make your way to the Pullman Hotel in the CBD, we will have a mechanic available to you to assist with the assembly of your bike and any fine-tuning you may require. If you’ve just arrived in town and need to test out your bike our friendly hosts can assist you in planning a route.

Friday 19th January

Hotel: Pullman Adelaide
Todays Stage: Hahn Men’s Stage 4: Murray Bridge – Port Elliot
Highlights :
Watch the finish of Stage 4 live
Today’s Ride – 104 km | 1190m Climbing
Meals Included: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch

Your riding experience starts today! We’ll be straight onto the bikes after breakfast to enjoy a scenic ride through the Adelaide Hills. Taking in some of the best local roads you’ll have the opportunity to chat with the group on two wheels and fire up the legs for the weekend ahead.

We’ll pull up for lunch at one of our favourite spots for you to enjoy a group lunch. The stage will be underway on the other side of town and a TV for viewing will be set up to watch while you enjoy some food & drink. This evening you’ll have time to explore the city while it’s engulfed with the atmosphere of the race and it’s perfect opportunity to visit the race village. Feel free to ask our hosts for any tips!

Saturday 20th January

Hotel: Pullman Adelaide
Today’s Stage: THINK! Road Safety Men’s Stage 5: Christies Beach – Willunga Hill
Highlights :
Prime viewing of today’s stage on the iconic Willunga Hill.
Today’s Ride – 65km | 820m Climbing
Meals Included: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch, Dinner

If you’re up in the morning with the legs to ride today is an absolute treat. Finish up breakfast before departing on the pilgrimage out to Willunga Hill. Take in the incredible South Australian Coastline on one of our favourite local routes. We’ll roll through the famous wine region of McLaren Vale before we arrive into Willunga. Time permitting you’ll have the chance to climb up the famous hill yourself before taking up a prime position in our marquee to witness a stage known best for it’s thrilling finishes! 

For those not up for today’s ride you’ll be transported from the hotel to the top of the hill with a short walk to the Sportive Breaks marquee. 

Sunday 21st January

Hotel: Pullman Adelaide
Today’s Stage: Men’s Stage 6: Unley – Mount Lofty
Highlights :
Prime viewing of today’s stage on Mount Lofty to see the Ochre Jersey won.
Sportive Breaks marquee for prime viewing and refreshments
Today’s Ride – TBC
Meals Included: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch

Final-day ride options are available for those with the extra time to spare to take in more of Adelaide’s fantastic cycling. Otherwise, if you are departing today, before we leave for today’s stage you will need to check out of the hotel. Your luggage will be stored in a safe and secure location.

For those departing, we will transfer you by vehicle to the stage finish area on Mount Lofty. Here, you can enjoy refreshments in our roadside marquee with prime viewing of the final stage. Once the celebrations wind down, we will drop you back to the hotel in time for your return flight home.

Note: Please ensure your return flight home departs no earlier than 7 p.m. 

More About the Event

Sportive Breaks is an official Travel Specialist with the Santos Tour Down Under

Australia’s greatest cycling race is back in full swing after the success in 2023. The Santos Tour Down Under women’s race will return for it’s second year as a Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) Women’s World Tour event. The men’s race remains one of the first testing grounds of the year for some of the world’s best racers on the world tour. Join our local team as we witness riders compete for the Ochre Jersey.

experiences, giving guest the opportunity to ride sections of the race route and to get up close to the riders.  Our Australian base for Sportive Breaks is Adelaide, we are passionate about cycling and showcasing our home city. Enjoy the meticulously crafted itinerary so you experience the very best of our roads, venues and locations. Our experienced local team look forward to welcoming you to Adelaide and giving you an unforgettable experience.

2024 Final Weekend Tour Highlights

Hotel: Pullman Adelaide

Pullman Adelaide

16 Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide CBD, 5000 Adelaide

 

An explorers playground in the heart of Adelaide. Our 308 rooms and suites offer a fresh, open layout and all-round connectivity; ready to welcome modern-day adventurers and nomads, travelling for business or pleasure.

Stay connected with ultra-fast Wi-Fi in the lobby and throughout the hotel. For those needing to regenerate and re-energise, our lap-pool with spa & sauna is the place. Need to sweat it out? Visit our fully equipped Fit Lounge & Bike Zone. Our Salt Restaurant and Bar infuse impeccable service with a modern, evolving dining experience featuring fresh seasonal and local produce. It’s the perfect place for chance encounters, business dinners or wind-down drinks.

Positioned in the heart of the Adelaide Central Business District and with Adelaide’s world-class dining experiences and vibrant East End right on our doorstep, Pullman Adelaide is perfectly located.

 

You're in safe hands

We have a team of highly experienced professionals who have been organising cycling trips for over 25 years. 

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Logistics covered

We know the routes, we know the roads. We know how the event works and the best hotels for the start and finish. We organise everything for you; transfers, bike transport, additional feed stops, rep support and more.

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