10 days in South Australia Itinerary

10 days in South Australia Itinerary

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10 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Coober Pedy
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Tanunda
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Mount Gambier
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Umoona Opal Mine & Museum.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Coober Pedy online route planner .

Sydney to Coober Pedy is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Coober Pedy are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Museums Historic Sites
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Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Serbian Orthodox Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Church

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Adelaide Oval and Carrick Hill are in your itinerary. Art Gallery of South Australia and Rundle Mall are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Adelaide with a short trip to The Cedars in Hahndorf, about 30 minutes away. Dedicate the 30th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at South Australian Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market, and admire the masterpieces at Flinders University Art Museum & City Gallery.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip planning website .

Getting from Coober Pedy to Adelaide by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Coober Pedy in May, you will find days in Adelaide are little chillier (22°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tanunda.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

The Cedars, Cleland Wildlife Park
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Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): learn about winemaking at Chateau Dorrien, then indulge your taste buds at Langmeil Winery, then learn about winemaking at Rockford Winery, and finally examine the collection at National Motor Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): do a tasting at Chateau Tanunda, do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards, and then learn about winemaking at Seppeltsfield.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Tanunda trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Adelaide to Tanunda in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Tanunda are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

National Motor Museum, Murray Street Vineyards, Seppeltsfield
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Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
National Motor Museum ©
National Motor Museum
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards

2
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
On the 4th (Tue), examine the collection at Glencoe Woolshed, then examine the collection at Millicent National Trust Museum, and then explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along The Blue Lake and then take an in-depth tour of Donald & Sheila Feast's Classic Car Collection & memorabilia.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Mount Gambier planning website .

You can drive from Tanunda to Mount Gambier in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Glencoe Woolshed, Millicent National Trust Museum, Donald & Sheila Feast's Classic Car Collection & memorabilia
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Millicent National Trust Museum ©
Millicent National Trust Museum
Glencoe Woolshed ©
Glencoe Woolshed

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