Santos Tour Down Under 2020 Trip Details
AT A GLANCE
- 4 Days
- Gourmet BBQ
- 3 Stages
- Luxury Transport
- High Staff Ratio
- Experienced to Social
- TDU Race HQ, Hilton Adelaide
Dates: January 23, 2020 to January 27, 2020
Start: Hilton Adelaide, Race HQ
Finish: Hilton Adelaide, Race HQ
Group Size: 30 guests – 6 staff
Price: AUD $2,450 (USD $1,750)
Single Supplement: AUD $760 (USD $530)
Note: All trip costs are per person, not including airfare and based on two persons per room. If travelling alone we will match you with a person to share. Alternatively, you may choose to have a room of your own by paying the single supplement.
Note: It is a requirement of Bikestyle Tours that you have Travel Insurance for your trip.
- Accommodation at Race Headquarters, Hilton Adelaide
- Gourmet BBQ on Willunga Hill
- Welcome function including canapes and drinks
- Escape by bike in the Adelaide Hills, including Norton Summit, Gorge Road and Mt Lofty Lookout
- Experience the famous Old Willunga Hill stage in McLaren Vale wine region
- Visit Hahndorf and Clarendon
- Full mechanical assistance, van support and guided rides
See the final 3 stages of Santos Tour Down Under, riding on course. Our rides depart from our accommodation. If you want a shorter ride, you have the option to take our private transport with professional bike carriers back to our hotel.
Our experienced guides help you on the bike with navigation and mechanical assistance as well as helping to improve your riding; help with riding safely in a group, descending with confidence and climbing better. Our support vehicles are always on hand.
Enjoy a private transfer to the start of the Challenge Tour ride, and return you from the finish. Choose your ride distance for the Challenge Tour and from our daily ride options.
Our staff are experienced and can help you improve your riding and so will suit less experienced riders too.
Riding and Non-Riding Itineraries
Leisure Riders and Less Experienced
We have ride options that are suitable to guests that are new to cycling, or just don't ride that often. However, we suggest training as it always more fun!
Spectators and Non-Riding Partners
Bring your non-riding partner and share the fun of a World Tour cycling event. Join our racing fans!
We have longer ride options and options that explore more hills. Our staff are always on hand to ride more or offer some advice for improving your riding. Learn to descend better, ride in a group safely and how to pace yourself on a climb.
Trip inclusions on your bike tour
Accommodation and Transport
- Accommodation at the Adelaide Hilton
- Airport Transfers on arrival and departure
- All transport for you and your bike, including support for non-cyclists
- Full buffet breakfast each day
- Pre-dinner drinks and appetizers at a local wine bar
- Gourmet BBQ Lunch including wine and beer at Old Willunga Hill finish
See Live Action at Santos Tour Down Under
- Watch final 3 stages of the Santos Tour Down Under 2020
Professional Guide Support
- Professional bike mechanical support
- Guided rides each day with opportunities to ride the course
- Detailed Itinerary and guide to Santos Tour Down Under
- Full Bikestyle kit including cycling jersey, bib-knicks, musette and cap
- Regular information on how to prepare for your trip
5-Day TDU Long Weekend Tour Itinerary
Welcome, Ride Adelaide Beaches
Arrival at Race Headquarters, warm-up ride along Adelaide beaches and welcome function at local wine bar.
We have many collection times throughout the day, from Adelaide Airport. Arrive a day earlier and sees today's stage in the Adelaide Hills.
Our professional staff will be on-hand to help assemble your bike and assist with hotel check-in. We are staying across the road from the City of Adelaide Tour Village at Hilton Adelaide.
This afternoon, we'll have a short warm-up ride to the Adelaide beaches and have you back in time for our welcome function a short distance from our hotel.
Ride Challenge Tour Private Transfers
We have you covered with private transfers to the start and from the finish of the Challenge Tour.
There are tough choices today. Register for the Challenge Tour and you have 3 ride distances to choose. Sign on for the long distance and ride entire stage from Norwood to Murray Bridge.
Our private transfers will make sure you and your bike are safely transported to the start on time and back to race headquarters after the stage finish in Murray Bridge.
We also have a private route to see today's stage start and on to historic Hahndorf for lunch.
Fleurieu Peninsula Legends Dinner
Travel to Fleurieu Peninsula for a beautiful ride and an exciting stage finish. We'll have you back in Adelaide for the Legends' Dinner.
Travel to Victor Harbor this morning and ride along the coastline. There is a leisurely ride and a more challenging route through the Fleurieu Peninsula.
Rides finish in Victor Harbor in time to see the exciting Stage 5 finish.
We'll transfer you back to Adelaide in time for tonight's optional event. Purchase a ticket to the night of nights, the Santos Tour Down Under Legends' Night Dinner. Extraordinary interviews and amazing bike collection on display. Hosted by the famous cycling commentators; the voices that we've all grown to love.
Old Willunga Hill Australia Day
See the stage start in McLaren Vale and ride Old Willunga Hill to our private function at the finish area on the final stage.
This is a trip highlight for our guests each year. More so, since Old Willunga Hill animates the final stage of the 2020 Santos Tour Down Under.
Riders will be able to ride to the stage start in McLaren Vale, using the flatter Pat Jonker bikeway or through the main range. We meet up with our spectators at the stage start.
After seeing the race roll out, we head up Old Willunga Hill, ride it if you like. At the finish area we'll settle into our private area featuring a gourmet bbq, wine, beers and ciders.
This is truly a great way to finish your trip to the Santos Tour Down Under.
Avoid Crowds Stay Extra Day
Australia Day public holiday is scheduled today. Make the most of the finish on Old Willunga Hill and depart today instead.
2020 Santos Tour Down Under finishes on Old Willunga Hill. It is on Australia Day and the following day is a public holiday.
Indulge at our gourmet bbq and enjoy a good nights rest before jetting off home. You'll avoid some crowds and won't have any need to rush at the end of the stage.
We have a number of private transfers to Adelaide airport throughout the day.
Santos Tour Down Under Stages
There are 6 stages of the 2020 Santos Tour Down Under, see the final stages on the last 3 days
Enjoy the after bike activities across Adelaide, close to your accommodation
Santos Tour Down Under 2020 Challenge Tour
Your trips starts in time for the Challenge Tour, giving you the opportunity to ride an entire stage of the Santos Tour Down Under. Enjoy riding on closed roads. Raising money for cancer research the Challenge Tour is a large community event. There are different ride distances for you to choose.
Our private transport will get you to your start and bring you back to our hotel at then end of the day’s stage. We use professional bike carriers for your bike – so your bike is protected.
stay with the cycling stars
Our hotel is the hotel where all the professional cycling teams stay. You get to share the space with the cycling stars, take selfies with them and fill an autograph collection.
World Class Bike Tour with Exceptional Service
Every member of our team goes the extra yard during your bike tour
- design safe and enjoyable cycling routes
- mechanical assistance with your bike
- help understanding the race tactics and best viewing locations
- complimentary coaching to help improve your riding
Maximise your experiences on the bike and off the bike