• ADELAIDE 17 - 25 January 2015
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Click the drop down box above to find a range of Official Santos Tour Down Under Specialists offering an experience like no other to the biggest cycling event in the Southern Hemisphere. Our Santos Tour Down Under Specialists are devoted to providing you with a memorable event experience. A range of holiday packages have been developed, catering for spectators and riders.

Please Note: Packages shown are for the 2014 Santos Tour Down Under. Packages for the 2015 event will be released mid 2014.

All Trails Bicycle Tours

After seven years of good times and great cycling at the Santos Tour Down Under, Phil, Susan and Ben from AllTrails feel very much at home in Adelaide, looking after cyclists’ needs and cheering for the riders (especially the Aussies).

Booking our unique package means that you can be assured of making the most of every minute at the event. Leave the arrangements to us – our experience, local knowledge and logistics will get you to where you need to go, when you need to get there. We provide the best advice on cycle routes, viewing locations and attractions. We even home-bake our muffins for your morning tea! The 2014 Santos Tour Down Under package includes

• All accommodation - 6 or 3 nights Hilton Hotel (with the UCI Teams) Deluxe Rooms
• Coach transfers for you and your bike to and from the day's race (as per itinerary)
• The famous orange AllTrails cycling jersey (Tour Down Under version)
• VIP finish line viewing area (limited numbers each stage 1-5)
• Optional coaching, training and cycling time with professional Cycle Coach David Heatley
• Phil and Susan McDonald and Ben Weigl Tour Guides - the best in the business
• Bike mechanical assistance
• CD of tour photos
• Airport Transfers

$3225 twin share (early bird 6 nights) | $1750 twin share (3 nights)

Join us at this premium venue to share the spectacle of this great race with a vibrant bunch of cycling enthusiasts and be a part of the renowned AllTrails service that creates group camaraderie like no other.

Bikestyle Tours

Come and join Bikestyle Tours on one of our excellent 2014 Santos Tour Down Under holidays. Bikestyle Tours is the most experienced tour operator for the Santos Tour Down Under, organising trips since 2007.

During those years we have taken almost 250 happy travellers to Australia’s greatest race for some exciting race watching, great riding on quiet roads and sampling of some excellent South Australian food and wine.

We always stay at the Hilton Adelaide, the Santos Tour Down Under race headquarters. The Hilton Adelaide is the only place to see the stars of cycling in a relaxed atmosphere, whether it is in the lift, the Lobby Lounge or at the Bar.

Once again our guiding team will be led by our most experienced guides, former Adelaide couple Grace and Pat Fitzpatrick. Grace has extensive experience in the South Australian wine and hospitality industry and Pat hails from an iconic Adelaide cycling family and has intimate knowledge of the local roads. Together they will assure you of a wonderful experience on and off the bike.

Whether you are a strong cyclist, a recreational cyclist or not cycling at all, you are welcome on one of our trips and will be cared for with equal attention by our team.

This year’s itineraries are some of our best with some great rides and off the bike experiences such as a three course lunch at Serafino Wines in McLaren Vale (8 Day Trip) and of course our legendary gourmet barbecue at Willunga Hill, right behind the finish line on Saturday (8 Day and Long Weekend Trips).

So don’t delay, join us this year!

For full details of our tours please visit the Tour Down Under section on our website. 

 


 

Flight Centre Active Travel

Flight Centre Active Travel (formerly Healthwise Active Travel) is a division of Flight Centre Limited and provides you the opportunity to combine your love of travel and fitness.

Flight Centre Active Travel offers a choice of a Premium 8 Day Package or a Weekend Challenge Package to the Santos Tour Down Under 2014.

Premium 8 day package

This tour is designed to be challenging, so to have the greatest enjoyment, a good level of fitness is advised. Each day, guests will have the opportunity to ride the challenging stages on offer, however an option for rest days or a shorter ride is available. All riders will have a mechanical support team throughout the tour, as well as riding guides the entire way. Although this is a challenging event, there will be plenty of time to take a break, as you wind through the regional areas of South Australia.

Package includes:

- 7 nights' accommodation at Crowne Plaza Adelaide (19 to 26 January 2014)
- Full breakfast daily
- Welcome dinner at a local restaurant
- Velodrome Experience Day including transfers
- 4 picnic lunches (Monday to Thursday)
- 4 daily nutrition packs for riders (Monday to Thursday)
- Spectacular viewing locations for each stage of Santos Tour Down Under, including finish line viewing areas
- Pre-Bupa Challenge Tour Pasta Dinner with guest speakers
- Daily rides with a fully equipped support team, vehicle and mechanical assistance
- Bupa Challenge Tour ride
- Return bus transfers and bike transport to the Bupa Challenge Tour
- Return stage transfers each day for non-cyclists 
- Return bus transfer to Stage 5 
- Flight Centre Active Travel pack

RIDER- $2390.00 per person twin share, NON-RIDER - $1780.00 per person twin share, Single supplement: $780.00

Weekend challenge package

This tour is designed for those who want to do a little riding at their own pace and enjoy the exciting spectating opportunities the weekend has to offer. You will enjoy the pasta dinner hosted by Flight Centre Active Travel, which includes guest speakers followed by the official community ride, Bupa Challenge Tour on the Friday.

Tour dates: 23 to 26 January 2014

Package includes:

- 3 nights' accommodation at the Crowne Plaza Adelaide (23 to 25 January 2014)
- Full breakfast daily
- Pre-Bupa Challenge Pasta Dinner with guest speakers
- Bupa Challenge Tour ride
- Return bus transfers and bike transport to the Bupa Challenge Tour
- Return bus transfer to Stage 5
- Flight Centre Active Travel pack

RIDER: $895.00 per person twin share, NON-RIDER: $760.00 per person twin share, Single supplement: $340.00, Extra night accommodation: $225.00 per room per night


Procycling Tours

Procyclingtours is offering a selection of day tours where you can choose between 1 and 6 days fully supported cycling experiences. These experiences are perfect for the interstate, international or local enthusiast who is looking for a great day out with like-minded cyclists, and the peace of mind knowing you will be fully supported on all our favourite Santos Tour Down Under stages.

Owner of procyclingtours.com, ex-pro rider, 5 time Santos Tour Down Under rider (Team UniSA) and Pro Team Manager, Steve Cunningham, has created intimate day tours around his home town, Adelaide, exploring some of the best back-roads by bike. Along with his wife, a former pro-soingeur and the exceptional procyclingtours team, enjoy being pampered like a pro by the pro’s.

We also offer procyclingskills tips and a basic training program leading up to the Santos Tour Down Under upon request, to help you enjoy your riding even more and maybe even beat your time in the Bupa Challenge Tour. procyclingtours.com is the only Adelaide based international tour operator running fully supported tours throughout Europe.

See the best of Adelaide during the Tour with those who live here and have raced it!  Your ultimate Santos Tour Down Under 2014 Tour starts here:

- Fully supported Day Rides with vehicle & bike guides/ mechanics, picnic or barbecue lunches, onboard drinks, nutrition & snacks, best places to watch the race, team tent, seating.
- Vehicle transfers for you and your bike back to Adelaide if required.
- Access to VIP packages, Santos Tour Down Under Legends Night Dinner, Bupa Challenge Tour etc
- photos of your day(s) out with us
- procyclingtours jersey and other goodies
- procyclingskills tips pre and during your day by Steve.
- Our service standard sets us apart, experience being pampered like a pro by the pros.

Visit our web page for full Tour details and costs

 

 

Sportsnet Holidays

Sportsnet's 9 Night Platinum Tour is just as much a tour of Adelaide as it is a 2014 Santos Tour Down Under tour!

As well as providing the opportunity to experience every stage of the 2014 Santos Tour Down Under live, this incredible package also includes three separate stages of VIP hospitality, a Barossa winery tour, entry to the Club Tour Breakfast, entry to the black tie Legends Night Dinner, meet and greet with a pro rider and much, much more!

Platinum Tour- 9 nights from $2,675.00*

Package includes:
- People’s Choice Classic VIP Hospitality on Sunday 19th January 2014, including photo opportunity on the official podium
- Barossa Supreme Wine Tour on Monday 20th January 2014
- Club Tour Breakfast on Wednesday 22nd January 2014
- Pure Blonde Stage 5 King of the Mountain hospitality including coach transfers on Saturday 25th January 2014
- Legends Night Dinner on Sunday 26th January 2014
- Be Safe Be Seen MAC Stage 6 VIP Hospitality on Sunday 26th January 2014
- Meet and Greet with a Pro Rider
- Walk through of one start line
- 9 nights accommodation at the Mercure Grosvenor Hotel
- Club Tour merchandise
- Annual membership including merchandise and exclusive member’s only e-newsletter
- All stages (1 to 5) coach transfers

*Refer to terms and conditions on Sportsnet website.

 

 

Thomson Bike Tours

Thomson Bike Tours is thrilled to bring our Pro Tour race expertise to the 2014 Santos Tour Down Under. For over 10 years, we have been delivering the ultimate in race trip experiences to cycling fans from around the world. 

What makes the Thomson model so special? We have pages of testimonials that rave about our superior support, caliber of service, intimate regional knowledge, skilled and gregarious ride leaders, and overall professionalism. We are proud of this reputation, but let’s be honest: the real Thomson difference is, we ride.

At Thomson, you don’t have to choose between race viewing and riding. We’ve designed a package that offers the best of both worlds. In our 8 day tour, enjoy 6 days of live race action and over 700 kilometres of the area’s most spectacular and challenging routes, fully-supported!

We’ll take in all the festivities around the race, including the famous Bupa Challenge! Toni, our resident gourmand, will see to it that we sample this award-winning wine region’s best exports.

Join Peter and Toni this January to experience the best of Adelaide for the 2014 Santos Tour Down Under.

Full details of the tour are available on the Thomson Bike Tours webpage. 

 

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