10 days in South Australia Itinerary

10 days in South Australia Itinerary

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10 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Tanunda
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Adelaide

1
night
Tanunda

Tanunda ©
One of the cities of the Barossa Valley wine-producing region, Tanunda has an easygoing atmosphere stemming from its close connection with agriculture and viniculture.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Murray Street Vineyards, do a tasting at Kalleske Wines, and then do a tasting at First Drop Wines. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Seppeltsfield, do a tasting at Langmeil Winery, then learn about winemaking at Basedow Wines, and finally do a tasting at Brockenchack Wines.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tanunda vacation planning website .

Adelaide to Tanunda is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in August, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Adelaide.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Greenock, Brockenchack Wines Cellar Door, First Drop Wines, Seppeltsfield
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Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield

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 Adelaide's surroundings by going to Hahndorf (Hans Heysen Art Studio & The Cedars). Dedicate the 7th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, get engrossed in the history at South Australian Museum, and don't miss a visit to Southern Flinders Ranges Experience with Lunch.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Adelaide day trip tool .

Drive from Tanunda to Adelaide in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Adelaide are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trip

Hahndorf
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Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at KI Spirits, take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch, and step into the grandiose world of George's 40,000 Castle Lights.

To plan Kangaroo Island vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Fly from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain

2
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
On the 13th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, see the interesting displays at Old Timers Mine, admire the striking features of Faye's Underground Home, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catacomb Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's extreme beauty at Breakaways Conservation Park, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Tom's Working Opal Mine, then pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church, and finally look for gifts at Seven Stones Designer Jewellers.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, read Coober Pedy trip itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Coober Pedy takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Coober Pedy are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife
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Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum

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