Stage 1 of the 2018 Santos Tour Down Under features three laps of the Southern Barossa, known as the "cool end of the Valley".
Discover great spectactor vantage points in the townships of Williamstown, Lyndoch, Cockatoo Valley and Sandy Creek, or head to the Southern Barossa Gourmet Village in Lyndoch, the place to enjoy a family-friendly carnival atmosphere and gourmet food and wine. Stake your claim on the picturesque Lyndoch Village Green and get set for spectacular cycling action and a photo finish.
The southern Barossa is known for its premium cool-climate wines and warm hospitality, so why not wind down after the race finish and take in local attractions, wineries, cellar doors and cafes. The Barossa is a genuine cycle friendly destination and with 40 kilometres of high quality cycle track, exploring the Barossa by bike is the best way to experience this unique tourism region.
The Southern Barossa is described as nature's playground and has abundant bushwalking, cycling, mountain biking, fishing and hiking opportunities - visit Barossa.com for further information.