Stage 5

Saturday January 20 2018 - McLaren Vale to Willunga Hill - 151.5 km Mountain

Stage 5 is a favourite for the spectators and is heralded as the 'Queen' stage of the Santos Tour Down Under - and 2018 will be no different.

The day will start in McLaren Vale, famous for its winemaking. The town is always in party mode during the race, with the peloton headed for the iconic Willunga Hill.

Fans flock roadside to cheer on their heroes in what is often the deciding stage of the Santos Tour Down Under.

Subaru King of the Mountain: Brookman Road, Willunga Hill x 2 (Category 1, 3km climb, 7.5% gradient)

Sprint: The Esplanade, Snapper Point x 2

Hydration Station: Main Road, Willunga (at Kell Street)