RIDING 'DOWN UNDER'

RIDING 'DOWN UNDER'

South Australia

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AUSTRALIA

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16 - 25 Sep 2021

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Moderate

Approx. €3,135

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GBP£2,718

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USD$3,785

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AU$4,750.00

START LOCATION

Adelaide

END LOCATION

Adelaide

DAYS

10

AV. DAILY DISTANCE

75KM | 47MI

AV. DAILY ELEVATION

1000M | 3300FT

Our Adelaide Hills tour, with routes that encompass the highlights of the 'Tour Down Under', will spoil you with rides into the famous Barossa and McLaren Vale wine regions.

PuntoTours is renown for memorable food, discovering excellent places to eat that are more than just a fuel stop. Match that with brilliant rides that happen to wind through gorgeous scenery and famous wineries, and you're in for a treat.

Join our South Australian adventure for some fun, out on your bike again!

WHAT'S INCLUDED

LUXURY ACCOMMODATION (TWIN SHARE) | BREAKFASTS |LUNCHES | DINNERS | GUIDES | MECHANICAL SUPPORT | VEHICLE SUPPORT | ALL IN-TOUR TRANSFERS | ON-ROAD FOOD | CYCLING KIT LAUNDRY SERVICE | WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

OVERVIEW

DAY ONE THU 16 SEP | WELCOME DAY TWO FRI 17 SEP | COASTAL CRUISE DAY THREE SAT 18 SEP | HAHNDORF LOOP DAY FOUR SUN 19 SEP | MCLAREN VALE DAY FIVE MON 20 SEP | LOBETHAL GORGE LOOP DAY SIX TUE 21 SEP | MONTACUTE LOOP DAY SEVEN WED 22 SEP | ADELAIDE TO BAROSSA VALLEY DAY EIGHT THU 23 SEP | BAROSSA LOOP DAY NINE FRI 24 SEP | BAROSSA EDEN VALLEY LOOP DAY TEN SAT 25 SEP | GOODBYE

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PRICE PER PERSON

TWINSHARE AU$4,750.00 | SINGLE ROOM AU$5,250.00

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FULL ITINERARY

DAY ONE THU 16 SEP | WELCOME

Arrival into our excellent hotel in Adelaide. We'll assist with setting up your bikes ready for tomorrow. This will be followed by a delicious, Welcome dinner and tour briefing. Some great riding coming up!

DAY TWO FRI 17 SEP | COASTAL CRUISE

Flat coastal ride to loosen up the legs and check out the Adelaide beaches. We'll head out on an out and back to North Haven, past the Semaphore Beach of kite flying fame.
DISTANCE | 65KM | 40MI
ELEVATION | 300M | 1000FT

DAY THREE SAT 18 SEP | HAHNDORF LOOP

Great ride out to the picturesque township of Hahndorf. This little town established by German immigrants in 1839 definitely shows its heritage with cuckoo clocks, wooden folk art and the tantalising aromas of German bakeries and pubs. Near Hahndorf, is the home and studio of Australian landscape painter, Sir Hans Heysen. You will see first hand the scenery that inspired him.
DISTANCE | 80KM | 50MI
ELEVATION | 1300M | 4250FT

DAY FOUR SUN 19 SEP | MCLAREN VALE

Today we head to the rolling hills of McLaren Vale. A climb along the way up the infamous Wilunga Hill. You will have earned your delicious lunch in this region of sustainable winegrowing and fresh produce. Relax and enjoy the wines if you choose. We'll shuttle you back to the hotel while you snooze.
DISTANCE | 77KM | 45MI
ELEVATION | 1200M | 3900FT

DAY FIVE MON 20 SEP | LOBETHAL GORGE LOOP

A couple of options today on a loop ride to Lobethal Gorge. A longer ride to the scenic gorge, or a shorter ride with an extra climb taking in the Corkscrew and awesome views. Keep your eyes pealed for koala spotting.
DISTANCE | 75KM | 47MI
ELEVATION | 1400M | 4600FT
LONG OPTION | 82KM | 1250M

DAY SIX TUE 21 SEP | MONTACUTE LOOP

Brilliant loop ride with a longer option if you desire. The shorter route takes in Norton Summit, with an extra loop to Mount Lofty if you're feeling feisty! Beautiful day in the saddle.
DISTANCE | 60KM | 37MI
ELEVATION | 1150M | 3800FT
LONG OPTION | 75KM | 1450M

DAY SEVEN WED 22 SEP | ADELAIDE TO BAROSSA VALLEY

We're off to the Barossa Valley! Into the hills we go, via quaintly named Humbug Scrub, through Williamstown, the gateway to the Barossa. Our new home is in Tununda in this award winning wine region.
DISTANCE | 85KM | 53MI
ELEVATION | 1100M | 3600FT

DAY EIGHT THU 23 SEP | BAROSSA LOOP

A lovely spin through the vineyards on today's route. A climb to start before an undulating ride to Greenock. Then we wander through the grape vines dotted with more wineries than you can count. A stop or two will be obligatory don't you think? The ride is bracketed with a small climb at the end and downhill finish. Perfect!
DISTANCE | 70KM | 43MI
ELEVATION | 850M | 2800FT

DAY NINE FRI 24 SEP | BAROSSA EDEN VALLEY LOOP

Leafy, tree-lined roads for our last ride, past the Kaiserstuhl vineyards to the Barossa high country around Eden Valley. Celebratory dinner in the evening to wind up a very Australian tour.
DISTANCE | 80KM | 50MI
ELEVATION | 850M | 2800FT

DAY TEN SAT 25 SEP | GOODBYE

Morning shuttle back to Adelaide.
Time to say goodbye, until next time.

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WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

FLIGHTS | INSURANCE | BIKE HIRE | ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES | PERSONAL HOTEL EXPENSES | PRE- OR POST-TOUR ACCOMMODATION

WHAT KIND OF TRIP INFORMATION DO YOU PROVIDE?

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WHAT KIND OF CYCLISTS TAKE YOUR TOURS?

There is no mold! We have had cyclists from 18-72 years of age, some choosing easy, others choosing extremely challenging tours. We firmly believe we have something for almost all cycling abilities. Use our Difficulty Rating to help you select a tour that suits what you want.  We're happy to talk it over with you if you're unsure.

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