Experience the vibrant food culture and the beautiful Adelaide Hills whilst we ride the stages just like the pros, and catch the action of the tour up close with track side viewing under the shade of the Flight Centre Sports & Events marquee while you enjoy lunch…
Each day guests will have the opportunity to ride the challenging stages on offer, so a good level of fitness is recommended. Optional rest days or shorter rides can also be offered for those who want to take it a bit easier. All riders will have a mechanical support vehicle and riding guide team throughout the tour.
If you find the thought of the ride too daunting, a spectator option is available where you will have the chance to cheer on the pros in key moments of the Tour Down Under race and experience the gorgeous Adelaide hills surroundings at their best with plenty of free time.
This tour is packed with the local festival atmosphere that is the week long Santos Tour Down Under 2018.
Additional 5% off for Cycling Australia members*
* Membership must be valid for the current year and member number advised to the travel manager at time of booking.
Deposit of $500 per person to confirm your booking, full payment required by October 2017.
Arrive in Adelaide to check into your hotel and assemble your bike if required.
If you arrive early in the day you may have time to catch the action of Stage 3.
This evening we will have our FC Sports & Events private group pasta dinner at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.
Various start times and locations depending on distance:
The big day has arrived to take part in the Bupa Challenge Ride!
Choose your distance and we’ll get you to the start line where you will ride to Uraidla which is located in the beautiful Adelaide hills. Once you have finished there will be time to unwind at the finish line festival and enjoy some food and drinks. A bus transfer will take us all back to the hotel for some well-deserved rest and relaxation after the race has finished.
A day to rest those legs and enjoy the festival atmosphere at the Stage 5 vantage point.
You will have the morning to sleep in and enjoy a lazy breakfast before our bus transfer picks you up to take you to Willunga Hill.
Afternoon transfer back to the hotel before our final group dinner including 2 course meal and drinks.
Check-out of the Crowne Plaza.
If you are on an evening flight you can store your bags with the concierge and wander down to the final stage of the Santos Tour Down Under an exciting, fast-paced city circuit.
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