15 days in South Australia Itinerary

15 days in South Australia Itinerary

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15 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  7​h
1
Clare
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Adelaide
— 3 nights
3
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
4
Port Lincoln
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
5
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
6
Delamere
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Brisbane

1
night
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. On the 15th (Sat), learn about winemaking at Kilikanoon Winery.

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Brisbane to Clare is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Clare

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage
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Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum ©
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum
Sevenhill Cellars ©
Sevenhill Cellars

3
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Henley Beach and National Motor Museum. Get some historical perspective at Carrick Hill and St Peter's Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Maslin Beach (in Maslin Beach) and Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at River Torrens Linear Park Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Waterfall Gully, kick back and relax at Semaphore Beach, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Adelaide trip planner .

Traveling by car from Clare to Adelaide takes 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Henley Beach, Gorge Wildlife Park, Semaphore Beach, Maslin Beach, National Motor Museum
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Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
National Motor Museum ©
National Motor Museum
River Torrens Linear Park Trail ©
River Torrens Linear Park Trail

2
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
On the 20th (Thu), admire nature's extreme beauty at Breakaways Conservation Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church, then admire the striking features of Faye's Underground Home, and finally get engrossed in the history at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Old Timers Mine, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catacomb Church, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Coober Pedy itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Coober Pedy takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Adelaide in December: high temperatures in Coober Pedy hover around 40°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum
Serbian Orthodox Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Church

2
nights
Port Lincoln

Port Lincoln ©
Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take a memorable drive along Winter Hill Lookout, identify plant and animal life at Glen Forest Tourist Park, then relax in the rural setting at Minniribbie Farm, and finally let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Port Lincoln trip planning site .

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

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Minniribbie Farm, Food Tours
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Glen Forest Tourist Park ©
Glen Forest Tourist Park
Food Tours
Shark Diving

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stokes Beach and Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation. Step out of the city life by going to Kelly Hill Caves and Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, indulge your taste buds at Kangaroo Island Spirits, relax in the rural setting at Clifford's Honey Farm, and explore and take pictures at Island Pure Sheep Dairy.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island trip planning app .

Getting from Port Lincoln to Kangaroo Island by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Delamere.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

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

3
nights
Delamere

Delamere ©
Get outdoors at Blowhole Beach and Boomer Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Horseshoe Bay and Aldinga Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Delamere: Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga) and St Joan of Arc Catholic Church (in Victor Harbor).

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Delamere trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Kangaroo Island to Delamere takes 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Delamere can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Delamere

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Elliot, Aldinga Beach, St Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Morgan Beach, Ingalalla Falls
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Blowhole Beach ©
Blowhole Beach
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Morgan Beach ©
Morgan Beach

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