12 days in South Australia Itinerary

12 days in South Australia Itinerary

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12 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  20​h
1
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
McLaren Vale
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Coonawarra
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Tanunda
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Clare
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Explore hidden gems such as Stokes Beach and KI Spirits. And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at The Islander Estate Vineyards, identify plant and animal life at Kelly Hill Caves, get outside with Remarkable Rocks, and visit a coastal fixture at Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kangaroo Island road trip website .

New Delhi, India to Kangaroo Island is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Kangaroo Island. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to McLaren Vale.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Kangaroo Island Spirits ©
Kangaroo Island Spirits
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach

1
night
McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale ©
McLaren Vale is a small rural town in South Australia famous for producing world class red wine. On the 15th (Fri), learn about winemaking at Wirra Wirra Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Primo Estate, then do a tasting at Fox Creek Wines, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Aldinga Beach.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read McLaren Vale trip planner .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Kangaroo Island to McLaren Vale in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Coonawarra.

Things to do in McLaren Vale

Wineries Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Aldinga Beach
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Fox Creek Wines ©
Fox Creek Wines
Primo Estate ©
Primo Estate
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach

2
nights
Coonawarra

Coonawarra ©
Coonawarra is a small town north of Penola in South Australia. On the 16th (Sat), do a tasting at Penley Estate, do a tasting at Bellwether, learn about winemaking at Rymill Coonawarra, then do a tasting at Katnook Estate, and finally do a tasting at Whistle Post Wines. On your second day here, do a tasting at Parker Coonawarra Estate, learn about winemaking at Brand's Laira, do a tasting at Wynns Coonawarra Estate, then do a tasting at DiGiorgio Family Wines, then steep yourself in history at Petticoat Lane, and finally look for gifts at Jill's Vintage.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Coonawarra day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from McLaren Vale to Coonawarra. Traveling from McLaren Vale in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Coonawarra, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Tanunda.

Things to do in Coonawarra

Wineries Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Penola
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Penley Estate ©
Penley Estate
Katnook Coonawarra ©
Katnook Coonawarra
Wynns Coonawarra Estate ©
Wynns Coonawarra Estate

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.
On the 18th (Mon), do a tasting at Langmeil Winery, then learn about winemaking at Chateau Tanunda, then do a tasting at Rockford Winery, and finally do a tasting at Yalumba. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Two Hands Wines Cellar Door, then do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards, then do a tasting at Peter Lehmann Wines, and finally learn about winemaking at Whistler Wines.

Make your Tanunda itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Explore your travel options from Coonawarra to Tanunda with the Route module. Traveling from Coonawarra in February, things will get a bit warmer in Tanunda: highs are around 34°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Clare.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marananga, Murray Street Vineyards, Yalumba
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Rockford Winery ©
Rockford Winery
Chateau Tanunda ©
Chateau Tanunda
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards

2
nights
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): do a tasting at Jim Barry Wines, do a tasting at Crabtree Watervale Wines, then learn about winemaking at Mitchell Winery, then do a tasting at Kilikanoon Winery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Riesling Trail. On the next day, learn about winemaking at Sevenhill Cellars, do a tasting at Paulett Wines, do a tasting at Jeanneret Wines, then learn about winemaking at Sussex Squire Wines, and finally learn about winemaking at Greg Cooley Wines.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Clare trip maker site .

You can drive from Tanunda to Clare in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Clare

Wineries Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Paulett Wines, Jeanneret Wines
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Sevenhill Cellars ©
Sevenhill Cellars
Kilikanoon Winery ©
Kilikanoon Winery
Sussex Squire Wines ©
Sussex Squire Wines

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