Breakaway in the City of Onkaparinga
18-20 January 2018

bike chainStage 3 - Thursday 18 January

Glenelg to Victor Harbor

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 146.5 km route. For the route map and further information on this stage, please visit

Willunga Farmers' Market - Twilight Cycle Market - Friday 19 January

High St, Willunga

Meet the Grower, Taste the Region: street market with live music
A special Twilight edition of the popular Willunga Farmers Market with more than 50 stalls selling fresh produce and local products from the region.  Shoppers will experience a diverse variety showcasing all that is fresh, seasonal and regional!

Stage 5 - Race Day - Saturday 20 January

One of the most anticipated days of the Santos Tour Down Under, 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 action live on a big screen at these free community events featuring fresh produce, entertainment and family activities, or at the hub in Willunga: 

9am - 4pm
Snapper Point, Aldinga Beach

Ellis Park, Main Street, McLaren Vale

The Old Courthouse Grounds, High Street, Willunga

Cnr Main Roads and St Peters Tce, Willunga

View the public toilet map

Then stay on in McLaren Vale for the evening:

Cinema Among the Vines and Twilight Market
McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Visitor Information Centre, Main Rd McLaren Vale

Markets start at 4pm – 8pmThe movie will start around 8.30-45pm,  depending on the cloud and sun set.

Get in early to secure your spot on the lawn and enjoy the free pre-movie entertainment and activities along with light meals, movie snacks, Delisio Wine and McLaren Vale Beer Company beer available for purchase.

Race Route

For full details of the race route, visit

PDF icon png Santos Tour Down Under Stage 5 Traffic Restrictions Schedule (192K)
PDF icon png Suggested route access map Willunga - BEFORE road closures (107K)
PDF icon png Suggested route access map Willunga - AFTER road closures (112K)

During the rolling road closures, SAPol will not permit traffic on the road until the riders have passed.
Twitter @OnkaparingaCity  #TDUStage5

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.


Love Velo Seaside

A review of our Breakaway events has been completed and a decision has been made that Love Velo Seaside would not be held again due to weather risks, cliff instability, environmental and logistics risks.

Please join us at the other community events held along the route in McLaren Vale, Aldinga Beach and Willunga as part of Stage 5 of the Tour Down Under.