14 days in South Australia Itinerary

14 days in South Australia Itinerary

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14 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Tanunda
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Clare
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Flinders Ranges National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Coober Pedy
— 1 day
Fly:  7​h
5
Coonawarra
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Robe
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
McLaren Vale
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Langmeil Winery, then learn about winemaking at Chateau Tanunda, then learn about winemaking at Rockford Winery, and finally do a tasting at Pindarie Winery. On your second day here, do a tasting at Peter Lehmann Wines, do a tasting at Tscharke's Place, learn about winemaking at Kalleske Wines, then do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Two Hands Wines Cellar Door.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Tanunda trip itinerary builder app .

Bengaluru, India to Tanunda is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Tanunda. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in May; daily highs in Tanunda reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Clare.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Greenock, Marananga
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Chateau Tanunda ©
Chateau Tanunda
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards

1
night
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): do a tasting at Sevenhill Cellars, hike along Riesling Trail, contemplate the long history of Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, then do a tasting at Shut the Gate Wines, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Clare day trip app .

Traveling by car from Tanunda to Clare takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Flinders Ranges National Park.

Things to do in Clare

Wineries Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Shut the Gate Wines, Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage
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Shut the Gate Wines ©
Shut the Gate Wines
Sevenhill Cellars ©
Sevenhill Cellars
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum ©
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum

1
night
Flinders Ranges National Park

Flinders Ranges National Park ©
On the 5th (Sun), hike along Brachina Gorge Geological Trail, stroll through Bunyeroo Gorge, and then explore the striking landscape at Wilpena Pound.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Flinders Ranges National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Clare to Flinders Ranges National Park takes 4 hours. In May in Flinders Ranges National Park, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Flinders Ranges National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Wilpena Pound ©
Wilpena Pound
Bunyeroo Gorge ©
Bunyeroo Gorge

1
day
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church, admire the landmark architecture of Faye's Underground Home, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catacomb Church, then look for all kinds of wild species at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, and finally get engrossed in the history at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Coober Pedy online route planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Flinders Ranges National Park to Coober Pedy. In May in Coober Pedy, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Coonawarra.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Serbian Orthodox Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Church
Catacomb Church ©
Catacomb Church
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum

1
night
Coonawarra

Coonawarra ©
Coonawarra is a small town north of Penola in South Australia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): do a tasting at Bowen Estate Coonawarra, do a tasting at Menzies Wine Room & Retreat, do a tasting at DiGiorgio Family Wines, do a tasting at Katnook Estate, then do a tasting at Parker Coonawarra Estate, and finally do a tasting at Rymill Coonawarra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Penley Estate, explore and take pictures at Mary MacKillop Interpretive Centre, contemplate the long history of Petticoat Lane, then learn about winemaking at Hollick Estates, then learn about winemaking at Wynns Coonawarra Estate, and finally learn about winemaking at Brand's Laira.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Coonawarra online holiday planner .

Explore your travel options from Coober Pedy to Coonawarra with the Route module. Traveling from Coober Pedy in May, expect Coonawarra to be a bit cooler, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Robe.

Things to do in Coonawarra

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Penola
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DiGiorgio Family Wines ©
DiGiorgio Family Wines
Katnook Estate ©
Katnook Estate
Wynns Coonawarra Estate ©
Wynns Coonawarra 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 9th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Ralph Fowler Wines, do a tasting at Cape Jaffa Wines, enjoy the sand and surf at Robe Beach, then look for gifts at Mahalia Coffee, and finally don't miss a visit to Cape Dombey Obelisk.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Robe trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Coonawarra to Robe takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to McLaren Vale.

Things to do in Robe

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

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 10th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Oliver’s Taranga Vineyards Cellar Door and Winery, kick back and relax at Aldinga Beach, do a tasting at Fox Creek Wines, then do a tasting at Hugh Hamilton Wines, and finally learn about winemaking at Primo Estate.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the McLaren Vale trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Robe to McLaren Vale by car takes about 4 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in McLaren Vale

Wineries Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Aldinga Beach
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Fox Creek Wines ©
Fox Creek Wines
Hugh Hamilton Wines ©
Hugh Hamilton Wines

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation and Dudley Cellar Door. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Little Sahara and The Islander Estate Vineyards. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Stokes Beach, sample the fine beverages at Kangaroo Island Spirits, identify plant and animal life at Kelly Hill Caves, and get outside with Remarkable Rocks.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from McLaren Vale to Kangaroo Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) 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
Kelly Hill Caves ©
Kelly Hill Caves

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