We offer our Santos Tour Down Under guests a large range of options to suit their individual travel likes and needs. Our carefully curated Santos Tour Down Under Tours share time on and off the bike together, including Apres ride Aperitifs.
Our Santos Tour Down Under tours suit cyclists, cycling fans, non-cyclist, non-cycling partners ,or people who’d like to do a bit of riding and race watching. We have a dedicated non-cycling guide and vehicle, you’ll have your own itinerary, meet up with partners and the cycling groups at various point each day.
You’ll quickly feel at ease as you enjoy our inclusive, supportive team environment both on and off the bike. Our tour groups are a place where we all share the love and passion for cycling, and for supporting each other while we cheer on the professional Women’s and Men’s races at the Tour Down Under.
We cater for cyclists of all fitness and skill levels, no matter if you are a vastly experienced rouleur, or recently new to cycling, our friendly and very capable staff and cycling guides lead you through Adelaide’s finest cycling routes. You can ride as fast, or as slow, as long or short as you like to cycle each day of your Tour Down Under cycling vacation. We offer a minimum of three supported ride options per day: ie Long, Medium, Short, along with optional extra’s each day if you prefer to go really long each day.
Whilst on tour we offer you the option to improve your general cycling skills including cornering and descending, you’ll build your confidence, safety and efficiency on the bike too. Pat Fitzpatrick co owner of Ride International is also the go to skills coach of many of the professional cyclists racing on the World Tour.
You are in safe hands, we are an internationally experienced team who’ve been operating Tour Down Under tours for many years, plus Ride International Tours owners Pat and Grace Fitzpatrick are with you for the duration of the Santos Tour Down Under. Your Directeur Sportif Pat Fitzpatrick grew up training and racing on the roads and tracks of Adelaide and the picturesque Barossa Valley. Your co Directeur Sportif Grace Fitzpatrick studied Wine Marketing in the Barossa Valley region.
We have two great hotel options to suit your style and budget, a 4-star and 5-star hotel option, plus additional options for room upgrades to suites, penthouses, 2 bedroom family rooms, or similar as required.
At the 5-star Adelaide Hilton, you’ll stay in esteemed company, as the Official Host Hotel, it’s the same hotel as the pro riders, officials, media and cycling legends stay at for the duration of the Santos Tour Down Under. Both of our superb hotels include daily breakfast, and the Adelaide Hilton 5 star hotel has a swimming pool to cool your tired legs at days end.