13-21 January 2018, Adelaide

Specialist travel packages

Our 2018 Approved Santos Tour Down Under Travel Specialists are devoted to providing you with a memorable event experience. A range of holiday packages are developed, catering for spectators and riders.

See the 2018 Approved Travel Specialists from the drop down list to view details of their travel packages.

See below for an easy reference chart to travel package inclusions.

       

Bikestyle Tours 

     

Flight Centre Sports & Events

     

Kiwi Style Bike Tours

     

Mummu Cycling

     

Ride Holidays

     

Total Travel WA

Riders 

     

Y

     

Y

     

Y

     

 Y

     

Y

     

Y

Spectators 

     

           Y           

     

Y

     

 

     

 Y

     

Y

     

Y

1 Day Tour

     

 

     

 

     

 

     

 

     

 

     

 

2-4 Days 

     

Y

     

Y

           

 Y

                                          

5-7 Days

     

 

     

 

     

 

     

 

     

 

     

 

8+ Days

     

Y

     

Y

     

 Y

     

 Y

     

Y

     

Y

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Bikestyle Tours

Bikestyle Tours

Bikestyle Tours has been organising trips to see the world’s major races since 1996. We have taken over 3500 people on holidays to see the world’s greatest cycling events and our track record and the growth of our business is testament to how we operate.

We have been organising packages to the Tour Down Under since 2007 and have been in an official supplier since inception. Each year we operate two to three packages and have taken hundreds of happy clients to see the event.

SANTOS Tour Down Under 8 day Premium Race HQ Trip

The Full TDU Experience Our Popular 8 Day Premium Fully Supported Trip Staying at Race HQ, The Adelaide Hilton

8 days / 7 nights
$3,700

Package Inclusions:

  • 7 nights accommodation at the Hilton Hotel Adelaide
  • Airport Collection on Sunday, 14 January 
  • Airport Return on Sunday, 21 January
  • Full buffet breakfast each day
  • Gourmet winery restaurant lunch with wines included
  • Pre-dinner drinks and appetisers at a local wine bar
  • Picnic lunch including cold drinks
  • Gourmet BBQ Lunch including wine and beer at Stage 5 Willunga Hill finish
  • Sightseeing, including winery visits
  • Daily viewing of the Santos Tour Down Under
  • All transport for you and your bike, including support for non-cyclists
  • Expert advice and mechanical assistance
  • Guided rides each day with opportunities to ride the course
  • Detailed itinerary including maps
  • Full Bikestyle kit including cycling jersey, knicks, musette and cap
  • Trip Pack: Info on how to prepare for your trip and what to take

    Santos TDU Long Weekend Trip

    Santos TDU Bupa Challenge Long Weekend Trip Short on Time: Try Our 4 Day Fully Supported Trip Staying at Race HQ, the Hilton Hotel Adelaide.

    4 days / 3 nights
    $2,090pp

    Package Inclusions:

    3 nights at the Hilton Hotel Adelaide

    • Airport Collection on Thursday, 18 January

    • Airport Return on Sunday, 21 January 

    • Welcome drinks and appetisers at a local wine bar

    • Gourmet BBQ Lunch including drinks on Willunga Hill

    • Buffet breakfast each day

    • Transport and expert guides each day including support for non-cyclists

    • Expert advice and mechanical assistance

    • Guided rides with opportunities to ride the course

    • Detailed Itinerary including maps

    • Full Bikestyle kit including cycling jersey, bib knicks, musette and cap

    • Trip Pack: Info on how to prepare for your trip and what to take 


    Full itinerary on www.bikestyletours.com

Flight Centre Sports and Events

Flight Centre Sports and Events

A specialist division of Flight Centre Limited “Flight Centre Sports and Events” (FC Sports & Events) is highly experienced in sports and event travel. For over 10 years we have been looking after the travel arrangements for groups and individuals across the sporting sector, and currently work with a broad portfolio of athletes, clubs, teams and sporting associations. Our highly experienced travel managers are passionate about, and experienced in global sporting events.

Tour Down Under 8 Day Package

Experience the vibrant food culture and the beautiful Adelaide Hills whilst we ride the stages just like the pros, and catch the action of the tour up close with track side viewing under the shade of the Flight Centre Sports & Events marquee while you enjoy lunch.

8 days / 7 nights

$2,749

Package Highlights:

  • 7 nights’ accommodation in 4 star hotel
  • Entry into the Bupa Challenge Tour
  • Group farewell dinner
  • Local guides and experienced support staff

Package Inclusions:

  • 7 nights’ Accommodation in 4-star hotel
  • Full Breakfast Daily
  • 4 x picnic lunches
  • Daily Nutrition pack (riders only)
  • Pre Bupa Challenge Tour Pasta Dinner
  • Bupa Challenge Tour entry (riders only)
  • Bupa Challenge Tour start transfer (riders only)
  • Bupa Challenge Tour after party (hosted by FCSE)
  • Daily rides with experienced local ride guides (riders only)
  • Mechanical support vehicle & team (riders only)
  • Return transfers to each stage
  • Group farewell dinner on Saturday night
  • FC Sports & Events Jersey and Bibs (riders only)

Full itinerary and to book, click here.


Tour Down Under Weekend Package

4 days / 3 nights

$1,215

Package Highlights:

  • Return bus transfer to Stage 5 including picnic lunch
  • Entry into the Bupa Challenge Tour
  • Group farewell dinner
  • Local guides and experienced support staff

Package Inclusions:

  • 3 nights’ accommodation at the Crowne Plaza Adelaide
  • Full breakfast daily
  • Pre Bupa Challenge Tour Pasta Dinner
  • Post Bupa Challenge Tour after party (riders only)
  • Bupa Challenge Tour entry (including start transfer if required)
  • Bupa Challenge Tour return bus transfer and bike transport
  • Return bus transfer to Stage 5 including picnic lunch
  • Group Farewell dinner on Saturday night
  • Flight Centre Sports & Events cycling jersey (riders only)

Full itinerary and to book, click here.


Kiwistyle Bike Tours

Kiwi Style Bike Tours

Kiwi Style Bike Tours offer cycling holiday packages in France, Italy, Spain and Australia. We have been operating since 2006 and have built up a very loyal base of return clients. We aim to provide a relaxed environment where our customers can concentrate on riding their bikes and enjoying their surroundings while we take care of the rest.  

Tour Down Under 2018

We will be based in central Adelaide at the Intercontinental Adelaide for our 8-night package. Each day our guides will take customers on guided rides of the area. Some rides will include viewing spots for the Santos TDU. Highlights include watching the People’s Choice Classic, watching the final stage of the Santos TDU and competing in the Bupa Challenge Tour.

9 nights

NZD$3,750pp

Package Inclusions:

  • Accommodation at Intercontinental Adelaide including breakfasts.
  • Transfers to and from Adelaide Airport.
  • Entry in the Bupa Challenge.
  • Watching the People's Choice Classic on arrival day.
  • Watching the final stage of Santos Tour Down Under.
  • Guided rides everyday including support van on some rides.
  • Kiwi Style Bike Tours top and bibs.

Full itinerary at www.kiwistylebiketours.co.nz


Mummu Cycling

mummu cycling

Mummu Cycling is the world’s premier cycling tour operator. Cycling addicts rejoice, you’re in safe hands with kindred spirits here. Our all-inclusive cycling holidays are guided by Stuart O'Grady and have it all, leaving no holds barred encounters.

Tour Down Under 2018 - 8 Day Package

Join Mummu Cycling and Stuart O'Grady as we take you through the beautiful rolling hills of the Adelaide countryside. We get you right in the thick of the action on the key stages of the race! All within a stones throw from the Adelaide CBD.

8 days / 7 nights

$3,450 pp twin share

Package Inclusions:

  • 7 nights’ in 4-Star accommodation in the heart of Adelaide
  • Return airport transfers
  • Daily stage transfers  
  • Daily breakfast
  • Bupa Challenge Tour entry, including return transfers to start to finish (riders only)
  • 2 x Picnic lunches
  • Daily rides with experienced local ride guides
  • Mechanical support vehicle & team
  • Daily ride nutrition pack
  • Exclusive Mummu Cycling Roadside Hospitality on Stage 5 - inc. 3-course lunch and drinks
  • Exclusive cocktail party with Stuart O'Grady (food and drinks included)
  • Barossa Valley Winery Tour and Gourmet Lunch
  • McLaren Vale Winery Tour and Gourmet Lunch
  • Mummu Cycling ride or supporters pack

Tour Down Under 2018 - 4 Days

Join Mummu Cycling and Stuart O'Grady as we take you through the beautiful rolling hills of the Adelaide countryside. We get you right in the thick of the action on the key stages of the race! All within a stones throw from the Adelaide CBD.

4 days / 3 nights

$1,590 pp twin share

Package Inclusions:

  • 3 nights’ in 5-Star accommodation in the heart of Adelaide
  • Return airport transfers
  • Daily stage transfers
  • Daily breakfast
  • Bupa Challenge Tour entry, including return transfers to start and finish (riders only)
  • 1 x Picnic lunch
  • Mechanical support vehicle & team
  • Daily ride nutrition pack
  • Exclusive Mummu Cycling Roadside Hospitality on Stage 5 - inc. 3-course lunch and drinks
  • Exclusive cocktail party with Stuart O'Grady (food and drinks included
  • McLaren Vale Winery Tour and Gourmet Lunch (spectators only)    
  • Mummu Cycling ride or supporters pack

For a full itinerary or to book, click here.


Ride Holidays NZ

Ride Holidays

RIDE Holidays has been organising cycle tours for Kiwi's and Australians for well over 10 years. Featuring France, Italy, Canada, USA, Cuba, Australia, NZ and many other countries. Our point of difference is that we actively encourage non-riding partners to join our tours. Our rides are challenging however they are ego free. We're there to watch a race, not be in a race. We also spend a lot of time picking good restaurants and cafes It's just as important as the cycling. We like to include the one-percenters; for example, all of our tours have access to a mechanic. We also make sure that we have local staff where possible. 90% of our clients travel with us again within 3 years. Join RIDE Holidays on your next adventure. 

Santos TDU Flexi Tour

The Santos TDU RIDE Holidays Flexi Tour is a semi-structured, flexible, self-guided tour. A local Adelaide host will point you in the right direction and will join you for rides on occasion. This trip also includes transfers to Stage 1 in the Barossa for you and your bike. There's also daily mechanical assistance. And, you'll receive entry into the Bupa Challenge Tour and also a Legends' Night Dinner ticket on the Saturday.

8 days / 7 nights

AUD $2,850

NZD $2,950

Tour Inclusions: 

RIDE Holidays invites you to experience the 20th anniversary of the Santos Tour Down Under. One of the best cycling events on the planet. Pull up a bike seat, sit back and let the world spin by.

Our 4-star hotel is located only 850m from the Santos Tour Down Under City of Adelaide Tour Village. A hive of activity and an absolute must see. We are also very close to all the niche pop-up shops like Rapha and Specialized. It’s only metres from Rundle Mall so perfect for caffeine addicts, wine connoisseurs and anyone wanting to hammer the credit card.

To celebrate the 20th anniversary in all its glory, all RIDE Holidays clients will receive a ticket to the magnificent Tour Down Under Legends' Night Dinner. Something to truly look forward to on the last night of our tour. Mix, mingle, and be merry that’s what we intend to do!

  • 7 nights at the Majestic Rooftop Hotel
  • Return airport transfers
  • Local Adelaide host Daniel Milne. He knows every nook and cranny.
  • Six breakfasts, two lunches and three dinners
  • Day trip to the Barossa Valley. Includes bike transport
  • Bupa Challenge Tour registration
  • Legends' Night Dinner ticket for the Saturday night
  • RIDE Holidays cycle jersey
  • Daily Mechanical assistance
  • Physical and electronic map for the suggested daily ride
  • I.T - access to the RH App as well as a private FB page for easy communication with fellow riders.
  • 10-week training program leading up to the TDU
  • Souvenir 40-page booklet included

For more information or to book, click here.

Total Travel (WA) Pty Ltd

Total Travel WA

Total Travel WA is an established travel agency with passion for travelling with bikes. Over the past 5 years Total Travel has been escorting personalised tours to Santos Tour Down Under, with groups ranging from 10 to 15 cyclists. Total Travel pride ourselves in knowing how to travel with bikes, and what cyclists require on a cycling tour. Whether you are an A grade rider or a weekend rider we can customise our tour to suit your needs, we offer on road leader and sag wagon on our daily rides. We are here to make a trip with a bike feel like one without!

Santos Tour Down Under 2018 by Total Travel WA

Total Travel WA offer personalised cycling tour for the A-grade cyclists through to weekend Rider. Personalised escorted daily rides with a leader and back up support of 2 Sag Wagons. Winery tour on the Tour rest day. All flights, transfers, and Apartment style accommodation included.

  • 10 days / 9 nights
  • Twin Share: $2835 per person in a 2-bedroom apartment
  • Single: $3235 per person in a 1-bedroom apartment
  • Prices available ex Eastern States departures.

Package Inclusions:

  • Return Airfares ex Perth with Virgin Australia incl. bike 
  • Transfers from Adelaide Airport
  • Self-contained apartment on North Terrace 
  • Half day wine/brewery tour including lunch
  • Bupa Challenge Tour entry with jersey
  • Legends' Night Dinner ticket
  • Total Travel WA Tour Jersey
  • Sag Wagon
  • Daily Escorted Rides

For the full itinerary or to book, click here. 

Virgin Australia Holidays

Virgin Australia Holidays

Virgin Australia Holidays is the complete holiday provider of Virgin Australia. We understand our customer’s needs, and as a result offer unparalleled choice and flexibility. We’ve developed an extensive list of hotel affiliates, standout cultural and arts organisations, big-name annual events, and a world-class network of airlines, to offer customers an exceptional range of packages throughout Australia and across the globe. All packages include return airfares and accommodation; events packages also include event tickets; while car hire, tours, activities and travel insurance can be added to further our guests’ experience.

Full itinerary on https://travel.virginaustralia.com/au/holidays


Adelaide City
Explore South Australia

South Australia – Lonely Planet’s 5th best region to visit in 2017 – is home to iconic destinations like the Flinders Ranges and Outback, Kangaroo Island and the Barossa. Explore the diverse regions of South Australia while you’re here for the Santos Tour Down Under.

Santos
City of Adelaide
The Advertiser
Bupa Partners
Hilton Adelaide - Premier Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under
Motor Accident Commission - Premier Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under
Singapore Airlines Linear Logo
Subaru
University of SA
Bike Exchange - Major Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under
Cycling Australia - Supporting Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under
Festival City Wines
People's Choice Credit Union
Santini
Shimano
Triple M
Channel 9
South Australia Police
Cancer Council
Flight Centre Sports and Events
Focus
Lazer - Corporate Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under
Leader Computers
White Marquee Event Hire