27 days in South Australia Itinerary

27 days in South Australia Itinerary

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27 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Semarang
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Victor Harbor
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Port Lincoln
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Mount Gambier
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h
7
Flinders Ranges National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Hawker
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
Clare
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Tanunda
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Semarang

4
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.
Explore Adelaide's surroundings by going to Hahndorf (The Cedars & Beerenberg Farm). Dedicate the 9th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, meet the residents at Adelaide Zoo, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Adelaide sightseeing app .

Semarang, Indonesia to Adelaide is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Semarang to Adelaide due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Hahndorf, Cleland Wildlife Park, Glenelg Pier
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Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden

3
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Urimbirra Wildlife Park, then examine the collection at South Australia Whale Centre, then head off the coast to Granite Island, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Newland Memorial Uniting Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oceanic Victor, then look for all kinds of wild species at Penguin Centre, and then take an in-depth tour of Encounter Coast Discovery Centre.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Victor Harbor driving holiday tool .

You can drive from Adelaide to Victor Harbor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Victor Harbor can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Newland Memorial Uniting Church ©
Newland Memorial Uniting Church
Oceanic Victor ©
Oceanic Victor

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Spend the 15th (Mon) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, take in panoramic vistas at Cape du Couedic Lighthouse, and explore the striking landscape at Admirals Arch.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island holiday planning website .

Getting from Victor Harbor to Kangaroo Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Lincoln.

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
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain

2
nights
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, stroll around Glen Forest Tourist Park, then admire all the interesting features of Winter Hill Lookout, and finally don't miss a visit to The Old Mill. Keep things going the next day: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience.

To find out how to plan a trip to Port Lincoln, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Kangaroo Island to Port Lincoln in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Food Tours
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Shark Diving
Winter Hill Lookout ©
Winter Hill Lookout
Food Tours

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 (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at The Blue Lake, then browse the collection at Mount Gambier Public Library, then admire the natural beauty at Cave Gardens, and finally explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Schank, then appreciate the views at The Valley Lake, and then brush up on your military savvy at Mount Gambier Rsl War Museum.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mount Gambier road trip planner.

Fly from Port Lincoln to Mount Gambier in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Mount Gambier can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Nature Parks Museums
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Umpherston Sinkhole ©
Umpherston Sinkhole
The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Cave Gardens ©
Cave Gardens

2
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
On the 22nd (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Catacomb Church, then admire the striking features of Faye's Underground Home, then examine the collection at Old Timers Mine, and finally look for gifts at Opalios. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Breakaways Conservation Park, explore and take pictures at Tom's Working Opal Mine, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Coober Pedy journey planner.

You can fly from Mount Gambier to Coober Pedy in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mount Gambier in July, expect nights in Coober Pedy to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Flinders Ranges National Park.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Museums Wildlife Nature
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Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum

2
nights
Flinders Ranges National Park

Flinders Ranges National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Wilpena Pound, admire all the interesting features of Heritage Blinman Mine, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Kanyaka Ruins & Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Bunyeroo Gorge and then trek along Brachina Gorge Geological Trail.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Flinders Ranges National Park attractions planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Coober Pedy to Flinders Ranges National Park. July in Flinders Ranges National Park sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hawker.

Things to do in Flinders Ranges National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Wilpena Pound ©
Wilpena Pound
Heritage Blinman Mine ©
Heritage Blinman Mine
Bunyeroo Gorge ©
Bunyeroo Gorge

2
nights
Hawker

Hawker ©
Hawker is a town in the Flinders Ranges area of South Australia, 365km north of Adelaide. On the 26th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Flinders Ranges National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Wilpena Panorama, explore the galleries of Jeff Morgan Gallery, then explore the fascinating underground world of Yourambulla Caves, and finally get great views at Wangara Lookout.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hawker online tour planner .

Getting from Flinders Ranges National Park to Hawker by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Clare.

Things to do in Hawker

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Wangara Lookout
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Flinders Ranges National Park ©
Flinders Ranges National Park
Wangara Lookout ©
Wangara Lookout
Jeff Morgan Gallery ©
Jeff Morgan Gallery

2
nights
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Sevenhill Cellars, do a tasting at Kilikanoon Winery, learn about winemaking at Penna Lane Wines, steep yourself in history at Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, then get your game on at Mintaro Maze, and finally explore and take pictures at Burra Copper Mine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Jim Barry Wines, contemplate the long history of Bungaree Station, then hike along Riesling Trail, and finally see the interesting displays at Burra Railway Station.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Clare trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hawker to Clare takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Tanunda.

Things to do in Clare

Wineries Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Mintaro, Burra
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Sevenhill Cellars ©
Sevenhill Cellars
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum ©
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum
Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail

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.
Tanunda is known for wineries, historic sites, fun & games, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Langmeil Winery, learn about winemaking at Chateau Tanunda, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tanunda trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Clare to Tanunda in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Tanunda can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Tours Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:
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Rockford Winery ©
Rockford Winery
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Wine Tours & Tastings

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