16 days in South Australia Itinerary

16 days in South Australia Itinerary

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16 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Johor Bahru
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Clare
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Tanunda
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Robe
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Mount Gambier
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Johor Bahru

1
day
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. On the 16th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, steep yourself in history at Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, then do a tasting at Sevenhill Cellars, and finally stroll through Riesling Trail.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Clare day trip tool .

Johor Bahru, Malaysia to Clare is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Johor Bahru to Clare is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tanunda.

Things to do in Clare

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Peter Lehmann Wines, contemplate the long history of Langmeil Winery, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Chateau Tanunda, do a tasting at Rockford Winery, then do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Two Hands Wines Cellar Door.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tanunda travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Clare to Tanunda takes 1.5 hours. April in Tanunda sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Robe.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Murray Street Vineyards, Two Hands Wines Cellar Door
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Rockford Winery ©
Rockford Winery
Wine Tours & Tastings
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards

1
day
Robe

Robe ©
Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. On the 19th (Sun), look for gifts at Mahalia Coffee, then enjoy the sand and surf at Robe Beach, then don't miss a visit to Robe Fishermen's Memorial, and finally make a trip to Cape Dombey Obelisk.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Robe trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tanunda to Robe takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Robe

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Mahalia Coffee ©
Mahalia Coffee
Cape Dombey Obelisk ©
Cape Dombey Obelisk
Robe Fishermen's Memorial ©
Robe Fishermen's Memorial

2
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
On the 20th (Mon), Head underground at Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, then admire the verdant scenery at The Valley Lake, and then explore the activities along The Blue Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the collection at Mount Gambier Public Library, enjoy breathtaking views from Centenary Tower, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Schank, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Umpherston Sinkhole.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mount Gambier trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Robe to Mount Gambier by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park
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Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park ©
Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park
The Valley Lake ©
The Valley Lake
Centenary Tower ©
Centenary Tower

2
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
On the 22nd (Wed), explore the fascinating landscape at Breakaways Conservation Park, then admire all the interesting features of Tom's Working Opal Mine, then pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church, and finally stop by Opalios. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Catacomb Church, then admire the landmark architecture of Faye's Underground Home, then look for all kinds of wild species at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, and finally take an in-depth tour of Umoona Opal Mine & Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Coober Pedy holiday planning site .

You can fly from Mount Gambier to Coober Pedy in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, Coober Pedy is a bit warmer than Mount Gambier - with highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

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
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Remarkable Rocks and Stokes Beach. Spend the 26th (Sun) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary, explore the historical opulence of George's 40,000 Castle Lights, and sample the fine beverages at Kangaroo Island Spirits.

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Traveling by flight from Coober Pedy to Kangaroo Island takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary
Remarkable Rocks ©
Remarkable Rocks
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach

3
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to State Library of South Australia and Torrens Building. Dedicate the 27th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, make a trip to Rundle Mall, contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, and get engrossed in the history at South Australian Museum.

For where to stay and tourist information, use the Adelaide trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. April in Adelaide sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Museums
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

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