14 days in South Australia Itinerary

14 days in South Australia Itinerary

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14 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Drive:  32​h
1
Tanunda
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Clare
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Coober Pedy
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  7​h
4
Coonawarra
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Robe
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Philadelphia

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.
On the 7th (Wed), do a tasting at Peter Lehmann Wines, do a tasting at Chateau Tanunda, and then learn about winemaking at Rockford Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Yelland & Papps, then learn about winemaking at Langmeil Winery, then learn about winemaking at Seppeltsfield, and finally learn about winemaking at Murray Street Vineyards.

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Philadelphia, USA to Tanunda is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia), which is usually a 14 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Philadelphia in August: high temperatures in Tanunda hover around 60°F and lows are around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Clare.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Seppeltsfield, Murray Street Vineyards, Yelland & Papps
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Yelland & Papps ©
Yelland & Papps
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery

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 9th (Fri): hike along Riesling Trail, do a tasting at Paulett Wines, then do a tasting at Sevenhill Cellars, and finally do a tasting at Kilikanoon Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Jeanneret Wines, steep yourself in history at Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, view the masterpieces at Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, learn about winemaking at Crabtree Watervale Wines, then learn about winemaking at Sussex Squire Wines, and finally do a tasting at Greg Cooley Wines.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Clare trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Tanunda to Clare in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Clare

Wineries Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Jeanneret Wines, Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, Paulett Wines, Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage
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Paulett Wines ©
Paulett Wines
Kilikanoon Winery ©
Kilikanoon Winery
Sussex Squire Wines ©
Sussex Squire Wines

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 11th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Breakaways Conservation Park, then explore and take pictures at Tom's Working Opal Mine, then pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church, and finally stop by Opalios. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, then admire the landmark architecture of Faye's Underground Home, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catacomb Church.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Coober Pedy trip itinerary maker app .

Explore your travel options from Clare to Coober Pedy with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in August, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Coonawarra.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Catacomb Church ©
Catacomb Church
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home

1
night
Coonawarra

Coonawarra ©
Coonawarra is a small town north of Penola in South Australia. On the 13th (Tue), do a tasting at Katnook Estate, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Naracoorte Caves National Park, then learn about winemaking at Rymill Coonawarra, then contemplate the long history of Petticoat Lane, and finally look for gifts at Jill's Vintage. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Penley Estate, then learn about winemaking at DiGiorgio Family Wines, then do a tasting at Wynns Coonawarra Estate, and finally do a tasting at Raidis Estate.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Coonawarra online trip builder .

Explore your travel options from Coober Pedy to Coonawarra with the Route module. Traveling from Coober Pedy in August, you will find days in Coonawarra are little chillier (57°F), and nights are about the same (41°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Robe.

Things to do in Coonawarra

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

Penola, Naracoorte Caves National Park
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Katnook Coonawarra ©
Katnook Coonawarra
Wynns Coonawarra Estate ©
Wynns Coonawarra Estate
Penley Estate ©
Penley Estate

1
night
Robe

Robe ©
Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Ralph Fowler Wines, do a tasting at Cape Jaffa Wines, and then kick back and relax at Robe Beach.

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Getting from Coonawarra to Robe by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Robe

Wineries Outdoors Beaches
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Ralph Fowler Wines ©
Ralph Fowler Wines
Cape Jaffa Wines ©
Cape Jaffa Wines

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 16th (Fri), head outdoors with Remarkable Rocks, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, and then kick back and relax at Stokes Beach. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, Head underground at Kelly Hill Caves, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kangaroo Island Spirits.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kangaroo Island trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Robe to Kangaroo Island by car takes about 7 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach
Kelly Hill Caves ©
Kelly Hill Caves

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