11 days in South Australia Itinerary

11 days in South Australia Itinerary

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11 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  29​h
1
Clare
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  6​h
2
Coober Pedy
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Toronto

1
day
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. On the 9th (Thu), explore the landscape on two wheels at Gleeson Wetlands, trek along Riesling Trail, then learn about winemaking at Sevenhill Cellars, and finally do a tasting at Greg Cooley Wines.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Clare trip itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Clare is an approximately 29-hour flight. You'll lose 14 hours traveling from Toronto to Clare due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Clare

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail
Gleeson Wetlands ©
Gleeson Wetlands
Sevenhill Cellars ©
Sevenhill Cellars

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 10th (Fri): admire the striking features of Faye's Underground Home, pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church, then admire all the interesting features of Tom's Working Opal Mine, and finally admire nature's extreme beauty at Breakaways Conservation Park. On the next day, stop by Opalios, then look for all kinds of wild species at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catacomb Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Coober Pedy trip app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Clare to Coober Pedy. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Take a break from the city and head to Stokes Beach and Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kelly Hill Caves and Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Remarkable Rocks, look for all kinds of wild species at Little Sahara, admire all the interesting features of Island Pure Sheep Dairy, and explore the historical opulence of George's 40,000 Castle Lights.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island day trip website .

You can fly from Coober Pedy to Kangaroo Island in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Remarkable Rocks ©
Remarkable Rocks
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Aldinga Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Gorge Wildlife Park, and then admire the natural beauty at The Cedars. On the next day, hike along River Torrens Linear Park Trail, stroll through Glenelg Beach, and then pause for some photo ops at The Rundle Mall Pigs.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Adelaide trip site .

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In May in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Glenelg Beach, Gorge Wildlife Park, River Torrens Linear Park Trail, Aldinga Beach, The Cedars
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Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
Glenelg Beach ©
Glenelg Beach

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