Health Partners Men's Stage 3: Tea Tree Gully - Campbelltown
ABOUT Health Partners Men's Stage 3
It’s fast, it’s furious. Get set for an efex King of the Mountain climb less than five minutes into racing, followed by a mix of terrain sure to test the peloton.
The 145.3-kilometre Health Partners Men’s Stage 3 starts in Tea Tree Gully and travels into the Barossa before heading back towards Adelaide. Relatively modest ascents will be welcomed by sprinters, while general classification hopefuls may target this stage to secure crucial seconds over their rivals. A sharp descent down Gorge Road at Paracombe sets up a thrilling finish.
STAGE IN DETAIL
efex KING OF THE MOUNTAIN
Ziptrak® Sprint #1
46.8km, Barossa Valley Way, Lyndoch near Sunrise Bakery & Cafe
Ziptrak® Sprint #2
83.6km, Melrose Street, Mount Pleasant at Mount Pleasant Bakery & Cafe
efex KING OF THE MOUNTAIN
efex King of the Mountain #1
2.1km, Tea Tree Gully Hill (category 3)
Distance: 2km, Total Ascent 124m, Maximum Gradient: 15.6%, Average Gradient: 6.0%
Left turn on to Range Road North, Houghton
efex King of the Mountain #2
34.6km, Whispering Wall Climb (category 4)
Distance: 1.6km, Total Ascent 36m, Maximum Gradient: 5.6%, Average Gradient: 2.1%
Yettie Road near Harveys Quarry Road, Williamstown
84km, Melrose Street at Joseph Street, Mount Pleasant
- Mount Crawford Road, Williamstown
- Kangaroo Creek Reservoir Lookout - Gorge Road, Paracombe
- Barossa Valley Way, Lyndoch
- Gorge Road, Athelstone
- Eden Valley Road, Mount Pleasant
Did you know you can watch the race from anywhere along the race route? Just find a suitable spot and enjoy the action!
Spectator Travel Guide
Getting to the Stage
Find out the best way to get to the race start and finish, whether it be by car, bike, ride share or on our spectator bus.
We've pulled together an itinerary which makes it easy for you to explore the beautiful Adelaide Hills region while catching some of the best parts of the race.
Hosted by the City of Tea Tree Gully & Campbelltown City Council
We thank both the City of Tea Tree Gully & Campbelltown City Council for hosting Health Partners Men's Stage 3, and for their invaluable contribution to the Santos Tour Down Under.
The Santos Tour Down Under organisers advises that there will be low level helicopter operations between 12 and 21 January for the purpose of broadcast and media operations for the event. The flight plans have been reviewed and approved by the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority and will occur strictly for the purpose of broadcasting the 2024 Santos Tour Down Under.
The Santos Tour Down Under acknowledges and respects Aboriginal people as the state’s first people and nations, and recognises Aboriginal people as traditional owners and occupants of South Australian land and waters. In particular we would like to acknowledge Kaurna Peoples and their ancestral lands on which our event takes place.