2019 Santos Tour Down Under
Over two action packed days, international male and female cyclists will race across the Barossa, against a backdrop of vineyards, Barossa ranges and rolling hills. For more details about where you can catch all the action and join in the community celebrations see below.
The Santos Women's Tour Down Under returns to the Barossa again in 2019 with the Novatech Stage 2 start in Nuriootpa on Friday, 11 January. The women's peloton will race across the Barossa from Nuriootpa to Menglers Hill (116.7km) on 11 January.
The race provides numerous opportunities for spectators to witness world class female athletes with two sprints through the main street of Angaston and the Subaru Queen of the Mountain climb in Eden Valley before the gruelling finish atop Menglers Hill.
Celebrate the arrival of the Santos Women's Tour Down Under in Angaston with a morning of free health and fitness in Memorial Park. Click here for more information.
The Novatech Stage 2 will see the peloton make it's way from the Parade (Norwood) to the Barossa. Riders will climb into the Adelaide Hills via Gorge Road and Chain of Ponds to take on Checker Hill just outside of Kersbrook. From there the race route zig-zags to Bethany where it will race through numerous Barossa towns, past world-class producers and wineries - before the sprint finish in Angaston. Catch all the action from numerous vantage points along the route including:
- Ziptrak® Sprint #2: Miller Street (Main Street) 50m before Angas Street / Daly Street Intersection, Springton – ETA 1:26pm (approx.)
- San Remo Pasta Feed Zone: Eden Valley Road at Eden Valley Hotel, Eden Valley – ETA 1:37pm (approx.)
Soak up all the excitement of the Stage 2 finish in historic Angaston with their warm, family friendly hospitality at Wheels & Wine - including children's activities, entertainment, a food and wine trail and a picnic.
Explore the region by bike
The Barossa provides the perfect backdrop for the internationally acclaimed cycling tour, which has grown to become the biggest cycling event outside of Europe.
If you’re travelling to the region, there’s so many opportunities to embrace the race and be part of the cycling community. Why not stay for a few days and explore the Barossa while you’re here, there’s always plenty to see and do.
Or if you’re keen to explore the Barossa by Bike, the region boasts a high-quality sealed cycling and walking network extending 40km from Angaston to Gawler via the three main townships of Nuriootpa, Tanunda and Lyndoch. There are many routes by bike between Adelaide and the Barossa – quick and direct routes, the slow way via some of our famous wineries, by train to Gawler and via the Adelaide Hills.