- Adelaide 19 – 26 January 2014
Fairfax Reader Event
Rolling through South Australia’s wine country
Join the editor of The Melbourne Magazine for a unique opportunity to experience the beauty of South Australia and the largest and most prestigious professional cycling race in the southern hemisphere.
Start your day by flying from Melbourne to Adelaide on the morning of Thursday 24 January in time to cheer the peloton from your exclusive viewing area at the start of BikeExchange.com.au Stage 3, as riders head towards the Adelaide Hills.
Follow in a chartered coach and enjoy a sumptuous lunch at the Stirling Hotel and a tour of The Cedars – the historic home of artist Sir Hans Heysen. Next enjoy wine with matching cheeses at Shaw and Smith Wines and in the evening a three-course dinner with wine overlooking the vineyards at Jacob’s Creek Visitor Centre.
On Friday, visit Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop for morning tea and Schild Estate Wines for a grazing platter and some local wine. Round out your afternoon watching the riders sprint to the Bupa Stage 4 finish line, from the comfort of a special viewing area in the main street of Tanunda. Your last stop is a visit to the Adelaide City Council Tour Village and Bike Expo, before flying home to Melbourne.
Price is per person twin share and includes tours, one breakfast, two morning teas, two lunches, one dinner and return airfares flying Virgin Australia and transfers.
$423pp twin share ex Adelaide.
$693pp twin share ex Sydney.
$697pp twin share ex Melbourne.
Flights are also available from most major capital cities at an additional cost contact Blue Holidays holiday program of Virgin Australia on 13 15 16.
Thursday 24 January, 2013, staying overnight and returning home Friday 25 January, 2013. (If you wish to extend your stay, please make your request when booking.)
Return economy airfares flying Virgin Australia. Depart Melbourne 6:10am and arrive back in Melbourne the following day 7:55pm.
Overnight stay at the Novotel Barossa Valley Resort in the heart of the Barossa.
Call Blue Holidays the holiday program of Virgin Australia on 13 15 16.
Tickets on sale until December 22, 2012. Trip offer valid for applicable dates only, subject to availability. Further conditions apply. Reader event itinerary subject to change.