15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Mount Gambier
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Robe
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Victor Harbor
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Goolwa
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
McLaren Vale
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
6
Glenelg
— 1 night
tram:  30​min
7
Adelaide
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
8
Crafers
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
9
Hahndorf
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Nuriootpa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
11
Clare
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h
12
Coober Pedy
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 45​min
13
Port Lincoln
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
14
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

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Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
On the 11th (Tue), explore the activities along The Blue Lake and then explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mount Gambier trip site .

Melbourne to Mount Gambier is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Robe.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Nature Parks
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Umpherston Sinkhole ©
Umpherston Sinkhole
The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake

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 12th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Beachport Surf Beach, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Robe Town Brewery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Robe Beach, and finally view the masterpieces at Wilson's at Robe.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Robe online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Mount Gambier to Robe in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Robe

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Beachport Surf Beach
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Beachport Surf Beach ©
Beachport Surf Beach
Robe Town Brewery ©
Robe Town Brewery
Wilson's at Robe ©
Wilson's at Robe

1
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Victor Harbor

Victor Harbor ©
Victor Harbor is a town in South Australia on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 km south of the centre of Adelaide. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Horseshoe Bay, then step off the mainland to explore Granite Island, and then kick back and relax at Waitpinga Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Victor Harbor trip planner .

Getting from Robe to Victor Harbor by car takes about 4 hours. In June in Victor Harbor, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Goolwa.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Horseshoe Bay
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Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Waitpinga Beach ©
Waitpinga Beach

1
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Goolwa

Goolwa ©
Goolwa is a historic river port on the Murray River near the Murray Mouth in South Australia, and joined by a bridge to Hindmarsh Island. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): kick back and relax at Goolwa Beach, then don't miss a visit to The Goolwa Barrage, then admire the striking features of Basham's Beach Regional Park, and finally examine the collection at Goolwa Motor Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Goolwa itinerary maker .

Goolwa is very close to Victor Harbor. June in Goolwa sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to McLaren Vale.

Things to do in Goolwa

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Basham's Beach Regional Park
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Goolwa Motor Museum ©
Goolwa Motor Museum
The Goolwa Barrage ©
The Goolwa Barrage

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McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale ©
McLaren Vale is a small rural town in South Australia famous for producing world class red wine. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): kick back and relax at Maslin Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Aldinga Beach, and then learn about winemaking at Primo Estate.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the McLaren Vale travel planner.

Drive from Goolwa to McLaren Vale in an hour. In June, daily temperatures in McLaren Vale can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Glenelg.

Things to do in McLaren Vale

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Maslin Beach, Aldinga Beach
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Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Maslin Beach ©
Maslin Beach
Primo Estate ©
Primo Estate

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Glenelg

Glenelg ©
The oldest European settlement on South Australia's mainland, Glenelg is named after a former Secretary of State for War and the Colonies, Lord Glenelg.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Henley Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Glenelg Beach, and then take a leisurely stroll along Glenelg Pier.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Glenelg route maker app .

You can drive from McLaren Vale to Glenelg in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Glenelg can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Adelaide.

Things to do in Glenelg

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Henley Beach
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Glenelg Beach ©
Glenelg Beach
Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach
Glenelg Pier ©
Glenelg Pier

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Torrens Building, contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Adelaide Zoo, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Adelaide road trip planning site .

Adelaide is just a short distance from Glenelg. In June in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Crafers.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo

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Crafers

Crafers ©
The town of Crafers is in the Adelaide Hills to the south-east of Adelaide, South Australia. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): tee off at Mount Osmond Golf Club, then identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park, and then go for a walk through Bridgewater Fairy Garden.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Crafers online visit planner .

Crafers is just a stone's throw from Adelaide. In June, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hahndorf.

Things to do in Crafers

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Bridgewater Fairy Garden, Mount Osmond Golf Club
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Mount Osmond Golf Club ©
Mount Osmond Golf Club
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Bridgewater Fairy Garden ©
Bridgewater Fairy Garden

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Hahndorf

Hahndorf ©
Hahndorf is a small town in the Adelaide Hills region of South Australia. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Monarto Zoo, explore and take pictures at Beerenberg Farm, then get engrossed in the history at Hans Heysen Art Studio, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Cedars.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Hahndorf vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Hahndorf is just a stone's throw from Crafers. June in Hahndorf sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nuriootpa.

Things to do in Hahndorf

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Monarto Zoo
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Monarto Zoo ©
Monarto Zoo
Beerenberg Farm ©
Beerenberg Farm

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Nuriootpa

Nuriootpa ©
Nuriootpa is the major commercial centre in the Barossa Valley in South Australia, about an hour's drive north of the capital, Adelaide, and 77 kilometres by rail. On the 20th (Thu), do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards, then do a tasting at Kalleske Wines, then do a tasting at Seppeltsfield, and finally learn about winemaking at First Drop Wines.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Nuriootpa trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Hahndorf to Nuriootpa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Nuriootpa sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Clare.

Things to do in Nuriootpa

Wineries

Side Trips

Greenock, Seppeltsfield
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Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards

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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 21st (Fri): explore the landscape on two wheels at Gleeson Wetlands, then stroll through Riesling Trail, then do a tasting at Sevenhill Cellars, and finally learn about winemaking at Greg Cooley Wines.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Clare trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Nuriootpa to Clare in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Clare

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

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Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
On the 22nd (Sat), explore the fascinating landscape at Breakaways Conservation Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, then admire the landmark architecture of Faye's Underground Home, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Coober Pedy online tour planner .

Explore your travel options from Clare to Coober Pedy with the Route module. In June, daytime highs in Coober Pedy are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

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

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Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
On the 23rd (Sun), meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Port Lincoln road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Coober Pedy to Port Lincoln takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Shark Diving

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nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Flinders Chase National Park. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Stokes Beach, identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Little Sahara.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island attractions planning site .

Fly from Port Lincoln to Kangaroo Island in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach

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