Where to watch the Tour Down Under 2018 online in Australia

Olivia Harris 29 December 2017 NEWS


The biggest racing event in the southern hemisphere.

The competition is on in the 2018 Tour Down Under. Returning to the race’s origins, Stage one will start in Port Adelaide – the main stage for its inaugural back in 1999. The peloton will travel through 81 towns in total with the route set to include all the crowd favourites and sprawling hillsides.

The ride is set to take place over eight days in January, commencing Saturday 13 January and finishing on Sunday 21 January. For the complete timetable look below:

  • Saturday 13 January: Team Presentation, Victoria Square
  • Sunday 14 January: People’s Choice class, Wakefield Road circuit
  • Monday 15 January: Rest Day (Men’s)
  • Tuesday 16 January: Stage 1, Port Adelaide to Lyndoch (145 km)
  • Wednesday 17 January: Stage 2, Unley to Stirling (148.6 km)
  • Thursday 18 January: Stage 3, Glenelg to Victor Harbor (146.5 km)
  • Friday 19 January: Bupa Stage 4, Norwood to Uraidla (128.2 km)
  • Saturday 20 January: Stage 5, McLaren Vale to Willunga Hill (151.5 km)
  • Sunday 21 January: Be Safe Be Seen MAC Stage 6, Adelaide Street Circuit (90 km

The women’s race will take place from the 13-16 January with more details to be announced.

The 2018 Santos Tour Down Under is set for live broadcast on Channel 9 in Australia. The full viewing schedule will be released closer to the event.

Watching online from within Australia

Channel 9 is an official partner of the Tour Down Under and will be broadcasting the races live during the running days. To follow the action online, you can stream the event through Channel 9's catch-up and on-demand service 9Now.

Watching online from outside Australia


If you attempt to use 9Now with an IP Address outside of Australia then you will receive a geo-block error. If you are abroad during the time of the Tour Down Under, you can use a VPN to access 9Now internationally.

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