Welcome to Adelaide
Welcome to Adelaide and the 2019 Santos Tour Down Under!
Today our staff will collect you from Adelaide airport before transferring you to your 5 star hotel in the heart of the Adelaide CBD.
While you take the opportunity to freshen up our mechanical staff will unpack and set up your bike, before you meet your tour host, Matt Goss for an afternoon spin around Adelaide to stretch the legs.
This evening we will head across to the Hilton hotel for an exclusive meet and greet with team Mitchelton-SCOTT riders and staff, including a Q&A session with plenty of time to chat casually and have memorabilia signed.
Following the excitement of the team meet and greet we’ll head out for a 3-course dinner with wine, hosted by ‘Gossy’ where you can pick his brain about the his time as a Pro and get his predictions on the final two stages.
*Santos Tour Down Under Stage Four: Unley – Campbelltown
Welcome to Adelaide
The Santos Tour Down Under’s fifth stage and will host both the UCI WorldTour peloton and amateur cyclists alike as the host stage of the 2019 Challenge Tour.
The stage – to be held on a Saturday for the first time – will take riders from Glenelg to Strathalbyn via a host of popular towns along the Fleurieu Peninsula.
We will transfer our guests riding the Challenge Tour to the starting line in time for your chosen distance and will be there at the finish to escort you back to our hotel to cool down and freshen up. In the evening Gossy will be in the lobby bar for a celebratory drink before the night is yours.
If not riding, take the opportunity to enjoy the festivities of the Stage 5 departure before we head to McLaren Vale for winery tour, tasting and 3-course lunch with matched wines. Full and slightly tipsy, we will transfer you back to Adelaide where you are free to explore the city by night.
*Santos Tour Down Under Stage Five: Glenelg – Strathalbyn
Willunga Hill Finale
In a thrilling twist, the 2019 edition of the Santos Tour Down Under will conclude on top of the iconic Willunga Hill. Let us assure you this is a stage not to be missed!! Our riding guests will join the pilgrimage from the city to Willunga to challenge the climb ourselves before we take our place in private hospitality.
After breakfast in Adelaide we will make our way by bike or private transfer to Penny’s Hill Cellars near Willunga to experience the Grand Finale of the Tour Down Under up close.
You’ll enjoy a three-course lunch with stunning SA wines in the perfect location of the course. Situated near the base of the climb, we will see the peloton pass no less than five times. Our private hospitality includes live race viewing, TVs, air conditioning and all the atmosphere of the Queens Stage. There will also be helicopters on site for those wanting to take in an aerial view of the race!
Following the stage GreenEDGE Travel will transfer you back to the airport for your flight home. For those wanting to stay on and enjoy the festivities an additional night/s accommodation can be arranged on
* Santos Tour Down Under Stage Six: McLaren Vale – Willunga Hill