17 days in South Australia Itinerary

17 days in South Australia Itinerary

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17 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Hahndorf
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
McLaren Vale
— 1 day
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Port Augusta
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Flinders Ranges National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Clare
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Mount Barker
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
9
Macclesfield
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
10
Stirling
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  11​h
End: Singapore

2
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Henley Beach and North Terrace. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Carrick Hill and National Railway Museum Port Adelaide. The adventure continues: hike along River Torrens Linear Park Trail, stroll through Seacliff Beach, identify plant and animal life at Waterfall Gully, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter's Cathedral.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip maker app .

Singapore, Singapore to Adelaide is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Singapore in November, plan for slightly colder days in Adelaide, with highs around 28°C, while nights are colder with lows around 15°C. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hahndorf.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Henley Beach, National Railway Museum Port Adelaide
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Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach
River Torrens Linear Park Trail ©
River Torrens Linear Park Trail
Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill

2
nights
Hahndorf

Hahndorf ©
Hahndorf is a small town in the Adelaide Hills region of South Australia. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): stop by The 3 Wishes Candle Barn and then get engrossed in the history at Hans Heysen Art Studio.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hahndorf trip planner .

Hahndorf is just a stone's throw from Adelaide. In November, daytime highs in Hahndorf are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You'll set off for McLaren Vale on the 27th (Tue).

Things to do in Hahndorf

Shopping Wineries Historic Sites
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Leathersmith and Bush Gallery ©
Leathersmith and Bush Gallery
The 3 Wishes Candle Barn ©
The 3 Wishes Candle Barn
Hahndorf Fruit and Veg Market ©
Hahndorf Fruit and Veg Market

1
day
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 27th (Tue): do a tasting at Graham Stevens Wines, then learn about winemaking at Hugo Wines, and then see the interesting displays at Willunga Courthouse Museum.

To find reviews and more tourist information, read our McLaren Vale trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Hahndorf to McLaren Vale takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in McLaren Vale

Wineries Museums

Side Trips

McLaren Flat, Willunga Courthouse Museum
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Graham Stevens Wines ©
Graham Stevens Wines
Hugo Wines ©
Hugo Wines
Willunga Courthouse Museum ©
Willunga Courthouse Museum

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Attractions like Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail and Will's Rare Breeds Farm make great kid-friendly stops. Discover out-of-the-way places like George's 40,000 Castle Lights and Island Pure Sheep Dairy. There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Bay of Shoals Winery, view the masterpieces at Fine Art Kangaroo Island, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Kangaroo Island Brewery.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island trip itinerary planning tool .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from McLaren Vale to Kangaroo Island in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail ©
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail
Bay of Shoals Winery ©
Bay of Shoals Winery
Kangaroo Island Brewery ©
Kangaroo Island Brewery

1
night
Port Augusta

Port Augusta
A natural harbor established in 1852, Port Augusta houses one of the most popular tourist attractions of the area, the Wadlata Outback Center.
To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Port Augusta day trip planning site .

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Port Augusta by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in November, and nighttime lows around 16°C. On the 1st (Sat), you're off toFlinders Ranges National Park.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks Tours Outdoors
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2
nights
Flinders Ranges National Park

Flinders Ranges National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Bunyeroo Gorge and then explore the fascinating underground world of Yourambulla Caves. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Brachina Gorge Geological Trail and then see the interesting displays at Beltana Station.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Flinders Ranges National Park online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Port Augusta to Flinders Ranges National Park in 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Port Augusta in December; daily highs in Flinders Ranges National Park reach 39°C and lows reach 22°C. On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Clare.

Things to do in Flinders Ranges National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Yourambulla Caves
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Bunyeroo Gorge ©
Bunyeroo Gorge
Yourambulla Caves ©
Yourambulla Caves
Beltana Station ©
Beltana Station

2
nights
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Mintaro Wines, then view the masterpieces at Burra Regional Art Gallery, then learn about all things military at Burra Town Hall, and finally have fun at Lakeside Minature Railway.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Clare trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Flinders Ranges National Park to Clare takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mount Barker.

Things to do in Clare

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Burra, Mintaro Wines, Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, Rattler Trail, St Aloysius Church
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Burra Regional Art Gallery ©
Burra Regional Art Gallery
Rattler Trail ©
Rattler Trail
Burra Town Hall ©
Burra Town Hall

1
night
Mount Barker

Mount Barker ©
Mount Barker is a town in South Australia. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the activities along Laratinga Wetlands, then do a tasting at Ngeringa Vineyards, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Nairne Mural and Historic Walk, and finally look for gifts at Buzz Honey.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mount Barker tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Clare to Mount Barker takes 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Macclesfield.

Things to do in Mount Barker

Wineries Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Nairne Mural and Historic Walk
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Ngeringa Vineyards ©
Ngeringa Vineyards
Laratinga Wetlands ©
Laratinga Wetlands
Buzz Honey ©
Buzz Honey

1
night
Macclesfield

Macclesfield ©
Macclesfield is a small town on the upper reaches of the River Angas in the Adelaide Hills region of South Australia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): look for gifts at Vineyard Road Cellar Door, then learn about winemaking at Longview Vineyard, then don't miss a visit to Soldiers Memorial Gardens, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Andrew's Uniting Church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Macclesfield trip itinerary site .

Macclesfield is just a short distance from Mount Barker. In December, daytime highs in Macclesfield are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Stirling.

Things to do in Macclesfield

Wineries Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Strathalbyn, Vineyard Road Cellar Door
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Longview Vineyard ©
Longview Vineyard
Vineyard Road Cellar Door ©
Vineyard Road Cellar Door
St. Andrew's Uniting Church ©
St. Andrew's Uniting Church

1
night
Stirling

Stirling ©
Stirling is a town in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia, approximately 16 km from the Adelaide city centre. On the 8th (Sat), pick up some local products at The Stirling Market and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Stirling trip planner .

Stirling is just a stone's throw from Macclesfield. December in Stirling sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Stirling

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Cleland Wildlife Park
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
The Stirling Market ©
The Stirling Market

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