24 days in South Australia Itinerary

24 days in South Australia Itinerary

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24 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly + Drive:  26​h
1
Clare
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
Robe
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
3
Flinders Ranges National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Port Augusta
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Coober Pedy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Adelaide
— 5 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Calgary

2
nights
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Riesling Trail and Bungaree Station. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Clare: Burra (Burra Railway Station & Burra Copper Mine). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Sevenhill Cellars, view the masterpieces at Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, contemplate the long history of Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Aloysius Church.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Clare visit planner .

Calgary, Canada to Clare is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Calgary to Clare, you'll lose 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Robe.

Things to do in Clare

Parks Wineries Trails

Side Trips

Burra, Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, Shut the Gate Wines, Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, St Aloysius Church
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Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum ©
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum
Bungaree Station ©
Bungaree Station

1
night
Robe

Robe ©
Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): look for gifts at Mahalia Coffee, don't miss a visit to Cape Dombey Obelisk, kick back and relax at Robe Beach, then sample the tasty concoctions at Robe Town Brewery, and finally view the masterpieces at Wilson's at Robe. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Wangolina, learn about winemaking at Ralph Fowler Wines, do a tasting at Cape Jaffa Wines, then make a trip to Robe Fishermen's Memorial, then appreciate the history behind The Chinese Monument, and finally enjoy the sea views from Robe Lighthouse.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Robe road trip planning app .

You can drive from Clare to Robe in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Flinders Ranges National Park.

Things to do in Robe

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

2
nights
Flinders Ranges National Park

Flinders Ranges National Park ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Wilpena Pound and Heritage Blinman Mine. Go for a jaunt from Flinders Ranges National Park to Hawker to see Flinders Ranges National Park about 1h 05 min away.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Flinders Ranges National Park itinerary planner.

Drive from Robe to Flinders Ranges National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. July in Flinders Ranges National Park sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Flinders Ranges National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Flinders Ranges National Park
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Wilpena Pound ©
Wilpena Pound
Flinders Ranges National Park ©
Flinders Ranges National Park
Heritage Blinman Mine ©
Heritage Blinman Mine

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.
On the 18th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Homestead Gardens, take some stellar pictures from Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout, admire the natural beauty at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, then take some stellar pictures from Water Tower Lookout, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Port Augusta online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Flinders Ranges National Park to Port Augusta in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks Shopping Museums
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Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden ©
Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout ©
Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout
Water Tower Lookout ©
Water Tower Lookout

3
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Faye's Underground Home and Breakaways Conservation Park. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, identify plant and animal life at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Serbian Orthodox Church, and explore and take pictures at Tom's Working Opal Mine.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Coober Pedy tour builder site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Port Augusta to Coober Pedy. In July, daily temperatures in Coober Pedy can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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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

4
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 Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary and Remarkable Rocks. Spend the 23rd (Tue) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. There's still lots to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kangaroo Island Spirits, explore the historical opulence of George's 40,000 Castle Lights, and explore and take pictures at Island Pure Sheep Dairy.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kangaroo Island trip planner .

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can 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
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Remarkable Rocks ©
Remarkable Rocks

5
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 Rockford Winery and Chateau Tanunda. Go for a jaunt from Adelaide to Tanunda to see Soul Growers about 1h 10 min away. Dedicate the 27th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, pause for some photo ops at The Rundle Mall Pigs, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in July, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Tanunda, Kingpin Bowling, Ashton Hills Vineyard
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Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden

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