13 days in South Australia Itinerary

13 days in South Australia Itinerary

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13 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Drive:  22​h 30​min
1
McLaren Vale
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Tanunda
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Clare
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
4
Coober Pedy
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale ©
McLaren Vale is a small rural town in South Australia famous for producing world class red wine. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): learn about winemaking at Primo Estate, then learn about winemaking at Wirra Wirra Vineyards, and then learn about winemaking at Old Oval Estate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Fox Creek Wines, kick back and relax at Aldinga Beach, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read McLaren Vale day trip planning app .

Bengaluru, India to McLaren Vale is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Bengaluru to McLaren Vale. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in July, with highs in McLaren Vale at 17°C and lows at 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Tanunda.

Things to do in McLaren Vale

Wineries Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Yelland & Papps and Chateau Dorrien. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Whistler Wines, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and contemplate the long history of Langmeil Winery.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tanunda trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from McLaren Vale to Tanunda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in July, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Clare.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marananga, Murray Street Vineyards, Yelland & Papps
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Rockford Winery ©
Rockford Winery
Yelland & Papps ©
Yelland & Papps
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 7th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Jim Barry Wines, do a tasting at Paulett Wines, steep yourself in history at Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, then learn about winemaking at Sevenhill Cellars, and finally learn about winemaking at Annie's Lane. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Riesling Trail, do a tasting at Sussex Squire Wines, learn about winemaking at Shut the Gate Wines, then learn about winemaking at Greg Cooley Wines, and finally do a tasting at Kilikanoon Winery.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Clare attractions planner .

Drive from Tanunda to Clare in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Clare

Wineries Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Watervale, Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, Paulett Wines
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Sussex Squire Wines ©
Sussex Squire Wines
Shut the Gate Wines ©
Shut the Gate Wines
Kilikanoon Winery ©
Kilikanoon Winery

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 9th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, then admire the striking features of Faye's Underground Home, and then identify plant and animal life at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage. On the next day, admire nature's extreme beauty at Breakaways Conservation Park, then explore and take pictures at Tom's Working Opal Mine, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Coober Pedy trip itinerary builder app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Clare to Coober Pedy. In July, daytime highs in Coober Pedy are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Serbian Orthodox Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Church
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
On the 11th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, then admire all the interesting features of Island Pure Sheep Dairy, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kangaroo Island Spirits. On the next day, head outdoors with Remarkable Rocks and then stroll through Stokes Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kangaroo Island online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Coober Pedy to Kangaroo Island by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Kangaroo Island Spirits ©
Kangaroo Island Spirits
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach
Island Pure Sheep Dairy ©
Island Pure Sheep Dairy

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