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Love Velo Seaside – Saturday 14 January

SA’s longest beach dinner is back in 2017. Set beside the beautiful cliffs of Port Willunga beach, this truly magical dining experience will see guests sitting side by side enjoying a delicious three-course meal of regional produce, complemented by McLaren Vale wines and beers.


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Glenelg to Victor Harbour

Get a taste of the cycling action as Stage 3 of the Santos Tour Down Under travels through our region as part of an intense 144 km route. For the route map and further information on this stage, please visit

Festival of Movement - Friday 20 January

Enjoy all the region has to offer with fresh produce, entertainment and activities for adults and children alike, in an atmosphere celebrating ‘movement’ and healthy lifestyles.

For the first time ever, in 2017 we will be holding the Festival of Movement to celebrate Bike Exchange Stage 5 of the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under.

The Festival is our way of welcoming the world’s best cyclists, who will battle it out in

Bike Exchange Stage 5 the following morning.

Outdoor markets, cycling activities, yoga and a cinema night are just some of the exciting family-friendly activities being offered as part of the festival.

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BikeExchange Stage 5 - Saturday 21 January

One of the most anticipated days of the Santos Tour Down Under, Bike Exchange Stage 5 will begin at 11.10am in McLaren Vale, passing through Willunga, Aldinga Beach and Snapper Point numerous times before the famous hilltop finish at Willunga Hill around 3pm.

Watch the race and enjoy the family friendly activities at one of the three townships or watch the excitement of the hill top finish as the racers battle it out on Willunga Hill.

Ellis Park, McLaren Vale
10am - 4pm

Snapper Point, Aldinga Beach
10am - 3pm

Old Courthouse grounds, Willunga
10am - 4pm

Willunga Hill
2 - 3pm

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Book your accommodation

Thinking of staying in the region? You can book your tours and accommodation online or via the McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Visitor Informaiton Centre on 1800 628 410.





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