2020 Santos Tour Down Under

All the cycling action of the Santos Tour Down Under  returns to the Barossa on Tuesday January 21, 2020 as Stage 1 of the Tour.

Over an action-packed day, cyclists will race through the Barossa, against a backdrop of vineyards, Barossa ranges and rolling hills. The trail will incorporate 5 rounds of the 30km circuit travelling through the Barossa, starting and finishing in Tanunda. For more details about where you can catch all the action and join in the community celebrations see below. 

Ziptrak® Stage 1 will see the peloton circle the Barossa five times, totalling to a 150km trail. The circuit will start and finish in Tanunda, and travel through townships Bethany, Angaston, Penrice, and Nuriootpa. 

There's plenty of choice to view the peloton pass by: line the streets of Tanunda, or the aforementioned towns, you'll be able to catch a lot of the action. Taste the Barossa in Tanunda with activities and experiences for the entire family, kicking off at 7.30am. 

 tour down under town activities

Stage in detail

Ziptrak® Sprints
15.0km, Angaston, Penrice Road
75.0km, Angaston, Penrice Road
Subaru King of the Mountain
46.9km, Breakneck Hill Road (at power pole marked '55'), Angaston, Category 3, 3.6% gradient
106.9km, Breakneck Hill Road(at power pole marked '55'), Angaston, Category 3, 3.6% gradient
San Remo Pasta Feed Zone
30.0km, Main Street, Tanunda
60.0km, Main Street, Tanunda
90.0km, Main Street, Tanunda
120.0km, Main Street, Tanunda

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.