Santos Tour Down Under returns in 2025 and celebrates 25 years!

Next date: Friday, 17 January 2025 | 10:00 AM to Saturday, 25 January 2025 | 02:00 PM

The Santos Tour Down Under is back in 2025 with the City of Onkaparinga set to host 3 stages of the 25th anniversary year for the event and for council's involvement in the iconic event! Since its inception in 1999, the City of Onkaparinga has partnered with the Tour Down Under event every year and we are excited to being hosting it once again.

The three stages include:

  • women’s stage one finish at Aldinga on Friday 17 January
  • women’s stage two finish at Willunga Hill on Saturday 18 January
  • men’s stage five start and finish from McLaren Vale to Willunga Hill on Saturday 25 January.

These stages will showcase a great deal of our regions internationally recognised assets including the stunning coastline and McLaren Vale wine region, as well as our historic townships and incredible local businesses!

The Santos Tour Down Under is the biggest cycling race in the southern hemisphere, and the 10-day event brings both male and female Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) WorldTour professional cycling teams to race on the streets of Adelaide and regional South Australia each January. 

For more information on the 2025 Santos Tour Down Under visit the event website.

Detailed maps of the City of Onkaparinga race routes will be available soon. 

Road closures and parking restrictions

In accordance with the race requirements, South Australian Police will implement rolling road closures in accordance with the race. This can last up to 30 minutes as the cyclist’s pass.

Further road closures and parking restrictions will be put in place and details will be shared once they become available.

Please be aware that changes can be made to all traffic management plans under South Australian Police jurisdiction in accordance with public safety. We thank you for your patience and cooperation during this time.

When

  • Friday, 17 January 2025 | 10:00 AM - Saturday, 25 January 2025 | 02:00 PM

Location

McLaren Vale. Willunga, Aldinga Beach, Port Willunga, Willunga Hill

McLaren Vale, Willunga and Snapper Point - Aldinga, McLaren Vale

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