RUGBY LEAGUE | STATE OF ORIGIN GAME 1 – TOUR OF ADELAIDE & THE BAROSSA
Celebrate the 40-year state of origin rugby league rivalry between QLD and NSW in neutral and beautiful Adelaide. Before the battle, enjoy the Barossa’s finest drop and then immerse yourself in the rugby league action between the QLD Maroons and the NSW Blues.
After back to back wins by the NSW blues, They will be looking at starting the new decade with a hat-trick of title wins to forget the last decade where the QLD maroons dominated with 11 State of Origin title wins in a 12 year run. State of Origin Game 1, Start of a new era for the NSW Blues or a resurgence of the great QLD maroons outfit. Rugby League definitely wins in this fixture played at the new Adelaide oval. Be a part of Rugby League history.
31 May – 5 June 2020
STATE OF ORGIN TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
Game 1 of the Rugby League State of Origin at Adelaide Oval. Don't miss the pre-game entertainment before kick-off.
The Novotel Barossa Valley has many facilities to offer such as the Endota Day Spa, the 18-hole Tanunda Golf Course or the on-site heated outdoor swimming pool. The hotel also offers complimentary wine tasting for all tour guests in The Tasting Room between 5 and 6pm daily.
Two cellar door experiences at Penfold’s Estate and Jacobs Creek plus a sumptuous 2-course lunch and a stop for a specially curated chocolate and wine tasting.
Visit Hahndorf in the Adelaide hills. Hahndorf is the oldest surviving German settlement in Australia. Explore the town centre and the 100+ traders who serve this wonderful community. Perhaps you would like to try a traditional Austrian strudel, purchase some craft beer and wine or sample Australia’s largest hot dog!
Feast on a traditional Bavarian BBQ lunch at Hahndorf Inn.
Adelaide is at leisure. Feel free to explore the city, home to many wonderful museums, shops and other attractions such as the Adelaide Central Market, the Art Gallery of South Australia and Rundle Mall from your centrally located hotel. If the weather is nice you might prefer to take a tram to Glenelg to enjoy the many attractions this seaside town has to offer.
Sunday – 31 May
Adelaide – Barossa
Monday – 1 June
Tuesday – 2 June
Barossa Valley – Hanhdorf – Adelaide
Wednesday – 3 June
Adelaide – First State of Origin Game
Thursday – 4 June
Friday – 5 June
Adelaide – Sydney or Brisbane
THE STATE OF ORGIN TOUR ROUTE
Sydney or Brisbane – Adelaide – Barossa
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