2022 Santos Festival of Cycling

The Santos Festival of Cycling is back, returning to Adelaide’s streets in January, 2022! Now’s your chance to return to the races to watch Australia’s best cyclists battle it out along Adelaide’s most iconic roads.

As an Authorised Travel Partner of the event and with our own Stuart O’Grady as Race Director, we promise to deliver an action-packed, memorable trip down under.

Throughout this 5 Day experience, you will witness the best of the race as Team Bike-Exchange and a strong selection of Aussie’s top pro riders battle it out against some of the country’s fastest up and coming talent.

Watch all the action LIVE from incredible locations out on course, to fast finishes; including the almighty Willunga Hill. When not engrossed in the race, you’ll be riding to your hearts content over Adelaide’s most raved about terrain, through the Adelaide hills and beyond. All guided by our expert team of ride leaders and support staff. To top, you’ll stay in 5* accommodation right in the heart of the atmosphere and indulge in Adelaide’s divine wine and gastronomy as you go.

Designed to suit both riders and spectators!

Highlights:

  • 5 nights 5-Star accommodation at the Pullman Adelaide in the heart of  the CBD
  • Access to Stage Starts and Finishes (restricted numbers)
  • Winery lunch and tasting at the reputable Green Hill wines
  • Group dinner with special guest of the pro peloton
  • Daily rides with experienced local ride guides, support vehicles and mechanical assistance
  • VIP Race Viewing
  • Working closely with Race Director, Stuart O’Grady
  • Travel with a Santos Tour Down Under Approved Travel Specialist
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Day 1

Welcome to Adelaide!

January 26, 2022 / Difficulty
/ Distance 25km

Welcome to Adelaide and the start of your Santos Festival of Cycling experience!

The Mummu Cycling team will collect you this morning from the Adelaide airport by 9am. We will then transfer to our premium accommodation, nestled right within Adelaide’s humming CBD at the Pullman Adelaide.

On arrival, take some time to check-in and settle, before meeting the Mummu team in our allocated bike room, who will assist with building and setting up bikes ahead of our opening ride.

We will then gather for a casual welcome brief and discuss the day to come, before rolling out for a 25km warm-up ride to the reputable Greenhill winery.

On arrival, you will be treated to a wine tasting, sampling amazing local wines of one of the world’s most renowned wine regions! A three course gourmet lunch will follow paired with wine, of course. Cheers to what we expect will be a great tour ahead!

With a healthy glow on, we will then transfer back to the hotel where you will have time to freshen up and relax before regathering for this evening’s race viewing at Victoria Park.

Following a short drive, settle in at the VIP area to watch what we predict will be a fast and furious opening criterium as Australia’s best women and men go head to head for honours.

Post-race, we will transfer back to the hotel. The evening will then be yours free to enjoy the festivities and Adelaide’s fantastic selection of bars and restaurants.

Register Here
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Day 1

Welcome to Adelaide!

January 26, 2022

Welcome to Adelaide and the start of your Santos Festival of Cycling experience!

The Mummu Cycling team will collect you this morning from the Adelaide airport by 9am. We will then transfer to our premium accommodation, nestled right within Adelaide’s humming CBD at the Pullman Adelaide.

On arrival, take some time to check-in and settle. We will then gather for a casual welcome brief and discuss the day to come, before transferring to the reputable Greenhill winery.

On arrival, you will be treated to a wine tasting, sampling amazing local wines of one of the world’s most renowned wine regions! A three course gourmet lunch will follow paired with wine, of course. Cheers to what we expect will be a great tour ahead!

With a healthy glow on, we will then transfer back to the hotel where you will have time to freshen up and relax before regathering for this evening’s race viewing at Victoria Park.

Following a short drive, settle in at the VIP area to watch what we predict will be a fast and furious opening criterium as Australia’s best women and men go head to head for honours.

Post-race, we will transfer back to the hotel. The evening will then be yours free to enjoy the festivities and Adelaide’s fantastic selection of bars and restaurants.

Register Here
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Day 2

Watch the Stage 1 Finish LIVE in Lobethal

January 27, 2022 / Difficulty
/ Distance 60km

This morning, enjoy a gourmet breakfast at the hotel to fuel well for today’s ride into the heart of the challenging, yet picturesque Adelaide Hills!

Today, you will be riding out to the Stage 1 finish in Lobethal. On arrival, we’ll then continue on to ride a lap of the finishing circuit, presenting a fantastic opportunity to ride on course and get a feel for what’s to come for the pros.

Following a solid effort through the hills, it will be time to settle in at the Mummu marquee, at the finish. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to change and freshen up, before enjoying a gourmet picnic lunch, paired with cool beverages as we await the race to come.

After lunch, we will move into the VIP finish line area where you’ll be primly positioned to watch the finish, within arms reach! Prepare to be amazed at the incredible speed of the peloton as they storm home in what will likely be a thrilling sprint finish.

Following an exhilarating fight for Stage 2 victory, we will transfer back to the Pullman.

Take some time to relax and unwind following a big day out at the race. The evening will then be yours free to explore Adelaide’s CBD, embrace the Festival atmosphere and take your pick from the city’s wide variety of great restaurants.

Register Here
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Day 2

Watch the Stage 1 Finish LIVE in Lobethal

January 27, 2022

This morning, enjoy a gourmet breakfast at the hotel ahead of a big day out spectating at the Santos Festival of Cycling!

Today, you will be transferred out to the Stage 1 finish in Lobethal.

On arrival, it will be time to settle in at the Mummu marquee at the finish where a gourmet picnic lunch, paired with cool beverages await.

After lunch, we will move into the VIP finish line area where you’ll be primly positioned to watch the finish, within arms reach! Prepare to be amazed at the incredible speed of the peloton as they storm home in what will likely be a thrilling sprint finish.

Following an exhilarating fight for Stage 2 victory, we will transfer back to the Pullman.

Take some time to relax and unwind following a big day out at the race. The evening will then be yours free to explore Adelaide’s CBD, embrace the Festival atmosphere and take your pick from the city’s wide variety of great restaurants.

Register Here
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Day 3

Watch the Stage 3 action in Woodside

January 28, 2022 / Difficulty
/ Distance 60km

Enjoy a nutritious breakfast at the hotel this morning as today we will be venturing into the Adelaide Hills once more. This time, Woodside bound as the peloton tackle a challenging Stage that travels from Mt Lofty, through the best of the Adelaide Hills, finishing in Woodside.

Today’s ride will be a 60km adventure through the incredibly scenic hills. Enjoy the challenge – and the beautiful views!

On arrival to the finishing circuit, we will ride a lap of the rolling course before settling in at the Mummu marquee located along the course, up a climb where the race will pass by 5 times. We’ll have you right where those winning race moves are bound to happen!

While we await the race, relax over chilled beverages and a delicious gourmet picnic lunch. Soon enough, the pros will come flying by showing us how it’s done. Prepare to get your cheer on as Australia’s best go head to head up the climb in a fight for glory.

Following a big dose of live race viewing, we will transfer back to the hotel.

This evening there will be a group dinner where you will be joined by a special guest of the pro peloton! Expect to hear all the tricks of the trade and career highlights by one of the sport’s greats as you sit down to a delicious meal and share a toast or two to what we are sure has been a fantastic day out on tour.

 

Register Here
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Day 3

Watch the Stage 3 action in Woodside

January 28, 2022

Enjoy a relaxed breakfast at the hotel this morning and get excited for today, as we will be venturing into the Adelaide Hills once more. This time, Woodside bound as the peloton tackle a challenging Stage that travels from Mt Lofty, through the best of the Adelaide Hills, finishing in Woodside.

Following breakfast, we will transfer to the course where the Mummu marquee will be located along the finishing circuit up a climb where the race will pass by 5 times. We’ll have you right where those winning race moves are bound to happen!

While we await the race, relax over chilled beverages and a delicious gourmet picnic lunch. Soon enough, the pros will come flying by showing us how it’s done. Prepare to get your cheer on as Australia’s best go head to head up the climb in a fight for glory.

Following a big dose of live race viewing, we will transfer back to the hotel.

This evening there will be a group dinner where you will be joined by a special guest of the pro peloton! Expect to hear all the tricks of the trade and career highlights by one of the sport’s greats as you sit down to a delicious meal and share a toast or two to what we are sure has been a fantastic day out on tour.

 

Register Here
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Day 4

It's Willunga Hill Day!

January 29, 2022 / Difficulty
/ Distance 73km

Enjoy a big breakfast at the hotel this morning to prepare for a decent day on the pedals as we head out to the infamous Willunga Hill!

Today we’ll be riding out via a gorgeous rolling scenic route along the coast and into the hills, passing by idyllic wine country as we approach Willunga, where we’ll be based for the day at a great viewing spot up the climb.

Following a solid ride out, you’ll also have the opportunity to test yourself up Willunga’s daring slopes, before riding back down to the Mummu marquee where we’ll be based for a serious dose of Stage 3 action!

Enjoy some time to replenish your efforts and kick back over a cool beverage, paired with a delicious gourmet spread of canapés, filled rolls and fresh local produce.

It will then be time to prepare to cheer on your favourite riders as they approach the climb in full swing on a mission for victory up Willunga! Today’s the day where the race will undoubtedly be well and truly rocked as the best riders make it reign up the climb and we’ll be right there to witness those tour winning moments!

Following what we are confident will have been a very exciting afternoon out at the Santos Festival of Cycling watching the 2022 winner crowned, we will transfer back to the Pullman.

This evening will be at your leisure to enjoy the Santos Festival of Cycling final celebrations!

Register Here
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Day 4

It's Willunga Hill Day!

January 29, 2022

Enjoy a good breakfast at the hotel this morning to prepare for a huge day out at the Santos Festival of Cycling as we head out to the infamous Willunga Hill!

Mid-morning, we will transfer to our prime viewing spot up the climb to settle in for some Stage 3 Willunga action.

While we await the pros to show us how it’s done, relax over a cool beverage, paired with a delicious gourmet spread of canapés, filled rolls and fresh local produce.

It will then be time to prepare to cheer on your favourite riders as they approach the climb in full swing on a mission for victory up Willunga! Today’s the day where the race will undoubtedly be well and truly rocked as the best riders make it reign up the climb and we’ll be right there to witness those tour winning moments!

Following what we are confident will have been a very exciting afternoon out at the Santos Festival of Cycling watching the 2022 winner crowned, we will transfer back to the Pullman.

This evening will be at your leisure to enjoy the Santos Festival of Cycling final celebrations!

Register Here
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Day 5

Ciao for Now!

January 30, 2022 / Difficulty

This morning, following breakfast and check-out, we will transfer you to the Adelaide airport, before saying our goodbyes. We trust that you’ve had a memorable experience down under and hope to have you back with us on future trips soon!

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Day 5

Ciao for Now!

January 30, 2022

This morning, following breakfast and check-out, we will transfer you to the Adelaide airport, before saying our goodbyes. We trust that you’ve had a memorable experience down under and hope to have you back with us on future trips soon!

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INCLUSIONS

  • 4 nights’ at the 5* Pullman hotel in Adelaide’s CBD
  • Return airport transfers
  • Daily stage transfers
  • Daily gourmet breakfast
  • Winery tasting and group lunch
  • 3 gourmet picnic lunches
  • 1 group dinner
  • Daily rides led by experienced local ride guides
    • Barossa Valley
    • The best of the Adelaide Hills
    •  Willunga Hill on Race Day
  • Professional staff and mechanical support, including support vehicles on all rides
  • Daily ride nutrition pack
  • Exclusive dining experience with a VIP guest
  • VIP access to strictly limited Stage finishes
  • Exclusive dinner with surprise guest
  • Mummu Cycling ride or supporters pack

EXCLUSIONS

  • Flights
  • Bike Hire – FACTOR O2 available on request
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals (other than those stipulated)

RRP Prices available in four currencies:

EURO

€1,535 per person, twin share

€370 single supplement

UNITED STATES DOLLARS

$1,825 per person, twin share

$435 single supplement

AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS

$2,495 per person, twin share

$600 single supplement

BRITISH POUND

£1,385 per person, twin share

£335 single supplement

Add Ons
Pre/Post Night Accommodation – available on request

Additional information

Land Arrangement

Single, Twin Share Solo, Double, Twin Share, Triple

2022 Santos Festival of Cycling

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