STAGE 6 TDU: “King of Willunga Hill”
Meet: 6.45am-7am. Location: Our Team Hotel, 379 King William South, AppartHotel Quest
Coffee: 7am at Cafe Society our inhouse cafe.
Ride starts: – 7.30am. Non-Cyclist: Depart 8.15am
Distances & Climbing: 60km/500m, 85km/1200m, 100km/1500, 145km/1900m
TDU Race: Stage 6. Kings Stage – Willunga Hill.
Airport Transfer: 6.45pm: Depart Hotel Lobby – 7pm: Arrive Adelaide Airport
Accommodation: Contact us if you’d like to stay at our team hotel pre or post your 1Day trip. We stay Adelaide City Centre, King William South – 4 Star AppartHotel Quest (New for 2019)
Departure day out of Adelaide – *Late flights out after 8pm* or choose stay an additional night, relax and enjoy the last evening of TDU festivities
More About our Day: King of Willunga Hill Day Tour – Sun 20th Jan
The King of Willunga Hill Day Tour is perfect for Cyclists and Non-Cyclists.
You’ll experience an all-inclusive day of guided riding, gourmet food, drinks, exciting race watching, see the finish of the King of Willunga Final Stage. Watch the final winners presentation at the top of Willunga Hill, Transfers back from the stage, assistance to pack your bike and a transfer to the airport.
The day will include our famous European style picnic lunch, with a large range of the best local, European foods, drinks, wines, craft beers and French Bubbles.
Experience our great Adelaide Hills and Valleys ride on secret local roads. Choose from multiple guided ride options to suit your preferred distance and climbing. Vehicle support for riders includes: mechanical assistance, hydration and ride snacks.
Non-cyclists have their own guided program for the day, you’ll take in the sights of the Adelaide Hills, you’ll regroup with the cyclists at the Stage start in McLaren Vale and again atop Willunga Hill KOM at our gourmet picnic lunch area.
Pre-race start in McLaren Vale is a great chance to see the Pro riders up close and where we will get you in to snap a few selfies with the stars of the show. We watch the excitement of the race start in McLaren Vale, then we head to the top of the King of Willunga Hill KOM.
Our Rides: “King of Willunga Hill Day Tour”
Distances & Climbing: 60km/500m, 85km/1200m, 100km/1500, 145km/1900m.
The King of Willunga Hill Day Tour takes our southern Adelaide Hills and Valleys ride. We’ll traverse the Adelaide Hills, Ridges, Valleys and eventually drop down through the McLaren Vale vineyards to the Santos Tour Down Under race start.
After the race starts, it’s back on the bikes for us and we head up the legendary Willunga Hill Climb. Once at the top, if you have energy in reserve, we’ll escort you on a lap of the Willunga Hill finishing circuit – or you can head straight in and relax at our VIP European Picnic site, the choice is yours.
We have a fantastic location in the thick of the action to enjoy the afternoons festivities where we will witness the desciding final stage on Willunga Hill. It’ll be a day to be remembered – The first ever “King of Willunga Hill final stage”, don’t miss it!
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DEPARTURE DAY – late flights out of Adelaide Airport – after 8pm.
6.45pm: Airport Transfer, Depart Hotel Lobby – 7pm: Arrive Adelaide Airport
or choose stay an optional additional night, relax and enjoy the last eveing of TDU festivities
Optional Extra: Stay at our Team Hotel in the Adelaide City Centre , King William South – 4 Star AppartHotel Quest. Contact us for further details.