Getting to the race

The beauty of travelling around South Australia? It's extremely accessible and you can travel from the beach to the hills under an hour! From the Adelaide CBD, our race starts are only a short drive, bus ride or bike ride away:



  • Ride
  • Spectator Bus
  • Drive
  • Taxi or Uber


Get to the race start:

44.1km (approximately 2 hour 39 minutes)

Get to the race finish from Adelaide CBD:

59.9km (approximately 3 hours 49 minutes)

Get to the race finish from McLaren Vale:

12.4km (approximately 1 hour 1 minute)



Plan your trip from McLaren Vale to Willunga Hill

Get the most out of your day by exploring this stages surroundings post-race.

Just a 45-minute drive south of Adelaide in the heart of one of Australia’s oldest and most acclaimed wine regions, McLaren Vale will play host to the THINK! Road Safety Men's Stage 5. 

This stage is perfect for those wanting a flavour of South Australia as the race travels through the heart of the Fleurieu Peninsula, passing some of the regions finest wineries, cellar doors and restaurants. 

Loops of McLaren Vale and Willunga will allow you to see multiple passes of the peloton, all while enjoying some of the best produce South Australia has on offer.

The 145.7km stage will finish at 2:42pm atop Willunga Hill, allowing you to explore the Fleurieu Peninsula's, stunning coastline sandy beaches and surrounding vineyards.

Discover more of the Fleurieu Peninsula

Plan your trip to the Fleurieu Peninsula. Explore itineraries, get inspiration and discover the range of activities and things to do including wineries and cellar doors, restaurants and accommodation.


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