22 days in South Australia Itinerary

22 days in South Australia Itinerary

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22 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  29​h
1
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
2
Kangaroo Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Greenock
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Clare
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Flinders Ranges National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Fly:  39​h
End: New York City

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.
Explore hidden gems such as River Torrens Linear Park Trail and St Peter's Cathedral. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval, enjoy the sand and surf at Glenelg Beach, wander the streets of Rundle Mall, and meet the residents at Adelaide Zoo.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Adelaide trip builder .

New York City, USA to Adelaide is an approximately 29-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) is 14 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in September, with highs in Adelaide at 65°F and lows at 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Glenelg Beach, Cleland Wildlife Park, River Torrens Linear Park Trail
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market

5
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Step off the beaten path and head to Admirals Arch and Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. Spend the 15th (Sat) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, head outdoors with Remarkable Rocks, Head underground at Kelly Hill Caves, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kangaroo Island day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Greenock.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Admirals Arch ©
Admirals Arch
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Kelly Hill Caves ©
Kelly Hill Caves

3
nights
Greenock

Greenock ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): do a tasting at Chateau Tanunda, do a tasting at Tscharke's Place, then learn about winemaking at Seppeltsfield, and finally savor the flavors at Domain Day Cellar Door. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Kalleske Wines, then learn about winemaking at Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars, then do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards, and finally do a tasting at Wolf Blass.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Greenock travel route site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kangaroo Island to Greenock. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in September, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Clare.

Things to do in Greenock

#Wineries

Side Trips

Domain Day Cellar Door, Wolf Blass, Seppeltsfield, Tscharke's Place, Chateau Tanunda
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Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Chateau Tanunda ©
Chateau Tanunda
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield

3
nights
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Riesling Trail and Burra Copper Mine. Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Sevenhill Cellars, view the masterpieces at Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, enjoy some diversion at Lakeside Minature Railway, and contemplate the long history of Bungaree Station.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Clare trip itinerary website .

Drive from Greenock to Clare in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Flinders Ranges National Park.

Things to do in Clare

#Wineries, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trips

Mintaro, Burra Copper Mine, Clare Valley, Jeanneret Wines, Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage
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Sevenhill Cellars ©
Sevenhill Cellars
Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum ©
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum

2
nights
Flinders Ranges National Park

Flinders Ranges National Park ©
On the 24th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Bunyeroo Gorge. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Wilpena Pound and then admire all the interesting features of Heritage Blinman Mine.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Flinders Ranges National Park itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Clare to Flinders Ranges National Park takes 4 hours. In September, daytime highs in Flinders Ranges National Park are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Flinders Ranges National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Trails
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Wilpena Pound ©
Wilpena Pound
Bunyeroo Gorge ©
Bunyeroo Gorge

2
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Faye's Underground Home, then explore and take pictures at Tom's Working Opal Mine, and finally explore the fascinating landscape at Breakaways Conservation Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church, then stop by Opalios, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catacomb Church, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Coober Pedy online itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Flinders Ranges National Park to Coober Pedy with the Route module. In September in Coober Pedy, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Nature
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum
Tom's Working Opal Mine ©
Tom's Working Opal Mine

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