Break away with the girls
24 Nov 16
Slow down, explore and catch up at the Santos Tour Down Under.
Grab your friends and head out to a suite of attractions around stage routes, with everything from day spas to design hotspots on the agenda. Ladies Day on Tour is also a great way to enjoy the race atmosphere. In 2017 you can join the fun on Staging Connections Stage 2 and Bike Exchange Stage 5.
King William Road, Unley, Adelaide
Some of Adelaide’s best shopping can be found along King William Road in the leafy inner-south suburb of Unley. Browse boutiques before heading to the Tomich Wines City Cellar Door for a guided tasting.
- Staging Connections Stage 2
FRED Eatery, Aldgate, Adelaide Hills
Fresh, vibrant comfort food is the order of the day at FRED. All-day breakfasts, casual lunches, sweet treats and house-blended coffee will fuel your Adelaide Hills adventures.
Day spa, Stirling, Adelaide Hills
Book into one of Stirling’s day spas for some well-earned indulgence. Whether you’re after a manicure or a massage, friendly staff will have you feeling brand new.
Victory Hotel, Sellicks Beach, Fleurieu Peninsula
There’s a million-dollar view to take in from the Victory Hotel, which surveys the Fleurieu Coast and delights visitors with an array of local food and wine. The perfect spot for a long lunch.
Jurlique Farm, Biggs Flat, Adelaide Hills
Nestled in the Adelaide Hills is the beautiful biodynamic property where many of the herbs, flowers and plants used in Jurlique skincare are grown. Book for a farm tour (held on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings) and discover the transformation of plants to products.
Assaggio, Campbelltown, Adelaide
Italy is the inspiration for Assaggio’s sumptuous menu, which features specialities including antipasti, Roman pizzas, pasta and risotto. It’s part of the thriving local food scene – follow the Flavours of Campbelltown Food Trail to discover more.
Adelaide Central Market, Adelaide
The best way to begin a race day? Breakfast at the Adelaide Central Market, where you’ll find more than 80 traders offering the sumptuous produce South Australia is famous for. Grab supplies for the road while you’re there!
McLaren Vale Cheese and Wine Trail, McLaren Vale, Fleurieu Peninsula
Head to Blessed Cheese in McLaren Vale’s main street to grab your hamper and set off on the trail. You’ll enjoy a four-course progressive picnic across local wineries, with cheeses and gourmet produce matched to wines at top cellar doors.
- Be Safe Be Seen MAC Stage 6
JamFactory Craft and Design, Adelaide
Cutting-edge artists and designers work from JamFactory, with exhibition and retail sites on site showcasing their high-quality, collectible wares. Peruse the range before a stroll along Adelaide’s Riverbank precinct.
Coal Cellar + Grill, Adelaide
Hilton Adelaide is the Santos Tour Down Under’s official hotel, housing top cyclists and fans from around the world. Its restaurant, Coal Cellar + Grill, is the perfect place to enjoy a meal amid the excitement of racing. Pre-dinner cocktails at The Collins Bar are a must; take a seat at the wide windows and watch the city go by.
Mayfair Hotel - Hennessy Rooftop Bar
Enjoy sun-soaked balconies or cozy little hideaways at the Hennessy Rooftop Bar. Grab a seat overlooking the cityscape or stay indoors where a room full of grand lounges is great for intimate conversations over premium Champagne and house cocktails.