Tour Down Under Tours
Stay at Hilton Adelaide, with the cycling stars!
Santos Tour Down Under celebrates 22nd Edition in 2020.
Santos Tour Down Under will host its 22nd edition of the, again descending on Adelaide. Since its inception, Bikestyle Tours has held Official Travel Specialist status, the most experienced Santos Tour Down Under tour operator. Our tours are unique in that guests stay at Adelaide Hilton, sharing the hotel with the cycling stars. Conveniently located opposite the Tour Village in King William Square.
The Tour Downunder UCI World Tour event attracts the biggest cycling stars from around the world.
2020 Santos Tour Down Under Dates
Santos Tour Down Under 21 January — 26 January
Rub shoulders with the cycling stars as they descend on the land down under.
Longest running Official Travel Specialist at Santos Tour Down Under.
2020 Santos Tour Down Under Stages
There are 6 cycling stages in the 2020 Santos Tour Down Under. Stage 1 is on Tuesday 21st January, 2020. The Final Stage, stage 6 will conclude on 26th January and the winner of the Ochre jersey will be awarded for a 22nd year.
All stages are close enough to Adelaide for guests to have great daily race viewing and return to race headquarters during the afternoon. There are lots of after-cycling activities throughout Adelaide.
Schwalbe Down Under Classic and stay on circuit at race headquarters
Santos Tour Down Under have a new and exciting circuit for the opening event on 19 January, 2020 - Schwalble Down Under Classic. Our 8-day and 9-day TDU trips will be right there among the action, staying at Hilton Adelaide.
Our race headquarters location has the City of Adelaide Tour Village across the road and now, the start and finish of the Schwalbe Down Under Classic.
Ziptrak Stage 1: Tanunda to Tanunda
In the heart of the Barossa the race will start and finish from Tanunda. See the stage unfold from our track side private lunch function, including a wine tasting of our favourite Barossa wines.
An exciting circuit format, the race will pass every 30km.
Novatech Stage 2: Woodside to Stirling
Highlighting the amazing Adelaide Hills, stage 2 finises with a 3 lap circuit through Stirling, Mylor and Aldgate. Ride the stage during the week and see the professionals compete on the same roads in Stage 2.
An exciting circuit finish, We'll see the race up to 5 times today.
Subaru Stage 3: Unley to Paracombe
Today's stage start just down the road from our hotel, Hilton Adelaide. We'll share the road on the way to the start with the cycling stars. They head into the Adelaide Hill with a surprising amount of climbing today. Another finishing circuit around Paracombe with Ziptrak sprint points on offer in Inglewood.
Again will see the race several times and have the opportunity to ride Corkscrew Road today on our way to see the race finish.
Stage 4: Norwood to Murray Bridge and Challenge Tour
The broader community will participate with the opportunity to ride the entire stage before the professionals. Starting from close t the city in Norwood, the race pushes through the Adelaide Hills to the East until it meets up with the Murray River.
Our private transfers will have you safely at the start on time and return you from the finish with your bike well looked after using our professional bike carriers. We also have a private ride loop and non-riding option today to see historic Hahndorf.
Stage 5: Glenelg to Victor Harbor
Today's stage heads South of Adelaide through the beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula. It's focal point is Victor Harbor, a quiet little seaside town. Nearby are the villages of Goolwa and Port Elliot. We'll travel down this morning before the arrival of the exciting sprint finish and explore the peninsula.
Be wary of the final kilometres though as there is a tricky climb to negotiate. We should see the competition for the Santos Tour Down Under Ochre jersey heat up today.
Be Safe Be Seen Stage 6: McLaren Vale to Willunga Hill
For the second year running the finish of the Santos Tour Down Under will also be the Queen Stage. It is the toughest stage of the tour and this year it is on Australia Day.
Our week-long and long weekend trips have the option to stay the extra night at race headquarters. Choose our 9-day or 5-day trips will avoid the rush home after our gourmet bbq near the finish area on Old Willunga Hill and allow you to jet home on the Monday public holiday.
Australia Bike Tour to see a UCI World Tour event
We may be biased, but the TDU is one of the most exciting and relaxing tours you could experience. Along with the Tour Village and Expo, there are many showcase events to watch or participate in.
Our TDU bike tours have iconic rides that explore the Barossa Valley and the Adelaide Hills. Indulge in a gourmet lunch on Old Willunga Hill, for what is now a famous stage in McLaren Vale.
Pre-book now to secure your place on our bike tour with riding trips and exclusive spectator experiences.
2020 TDU Bike Tours and Trips
Stay at Hilton Adelaide with the Cycling Stars
Each year Bikestyle Tours stays at race headquarters, the Hilton Adelaide. Our guests get to rub shoulders with the cycling stars, past and present.
Australia hosts the opening UCI World Tour event each year. It is a fun and exciting event that starts the cycling season. All riders and teams are based in the same location, Adelaide Hilton for the entire week. Bikestyle Tours share the hotel with all of the cycling teams and personalities.
We host many guests from Australia, New Zealand and as far away as North America. We love showing people our home.
Official Travel Specialist for Santos TDU
Santos Tour Down Under is our home event. Adelaide is a trendy and lively hub for hosting a UCI World Tour event with all of its conveniences and great venues.
In 2020, Bikestyle Tours continues its status as Official Travel Specialist. We are the longest official tour operator at the Santos Tour Down Under, testament to our experience.
Adelaide is small enough for the entire city to embrace and welcome the many cyclists to the precinct during the Santos Tour Down Under.