12 days in South Australia Itinerary

12 days in South Australia Itinerary

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12 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  19​h 15​min
Coober Pedy
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Clare
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): admire nature's extreme beauty at Breakaways Conservation Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catacomb Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Coober Pedy road trip planning app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Coober Pedy is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Coober Pedy. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in June, expect Coober Pedy to be colder, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Clare.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

#Historic Sites, #Nature, #Parks
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Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum
Serbian Orthodox Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Church
Catacomb Church ©
Catacomb Church

3
nights
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): trek along Riesling Trail, then steep yourself in history at Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, then do a tasting at Sevenhill Cellars, and finally view the masterpieces at Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Aloysius Church, then examine the collection at Burra Railway Station, then steep yourself in history at Bungaree Station, and finally do a tasting at Jeanneret Wines.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Clare online trip itinerary builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Coober Pedy to Clare. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Clare

#Wineries, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Sevenhill, Burra Railway Station, Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage
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Sevenhill Cellars ©
Sevenhill Cellars
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum ©
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum
Bungaree Station ©
Bungaree Station

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation and Admirals Arch. Get outdoors at Remarkable Rocks and Stokes Beach. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, admire the natural beauty at Kangaroo Island Spirits, explore the fascinating underground world of Kelly Hill Caves, and get great views at Cape du Couedic Lighthouse.

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Explore your travel options from Clare to Kangaroo Island with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

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Admirals Arch ©
Admirals Arch
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

3
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like National Motor Museum and Carrick Hill. Get outdoors at Gorge Wildlife Park and River Torrens Linear Park Trail. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Henley Beach, get your bearings at State Library of South Australia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter's Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum Port Adelaide.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Adelaide day trip planning website .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trips

Henley Beach, Gorge Wildlife Park, National Motor Museum, National Railway Museum Port Adelaide
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Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
National Motor Museum ©
National Motor Museum
Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill

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