32 days in South Australia Itinerary

32 days in South Australia Itinerary

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32 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
1
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Clare
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Tanunda
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Naracoorte
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Mount Gambier
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Port Lincoln
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Victor Harbor
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Adelaide

4
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 out of Adelaide with an excursion to The Cedars in Hahndorf--about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, and take a stroll through Rundle Mall.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Adelaide. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Clare.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hahndorf, Cleland Wildlife Park, Glenelg Pier
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 3:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

3
nights
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Change things up with these side-trips from Clare: Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre (in Peterborough), Splash Town - Copper Coast (in Moonta) and Burra Copper Mine (in Burra). There's still lots to do: stroll through Riesling Trail, learn about winemaking at Knappstein Enterprise Winery, pause for some serene contemplation at St Aloysius Church, and contemplate the long history of Bungaree Station.

Plan my day in Clare using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Adelaide to Clare in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tanunda.

Things to do in Clare

Wineries Trails Theme Parks

Side Trips

Burra Copper Mine, Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre, Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, Splash Town - Copper Coast, St Aloysius Church
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 6:
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Sevenhill Cellars ©
Sevenhill Cellars
Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail
Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre ©
Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tanunda: National Motor Museum (in Birdwood) and Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Kalleske Wines, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and contemplate the long history of Langmeil Winery.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tanunda online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Clare to Tanunda in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Tanunda are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Naracoorte.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Tours Museums

Side Trips

Nuriootpa, Greenock, Seppeltsfield, National Motor Museum, Tscharke's Place
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards

3
nights
Naracoorte

Naracoorte ©
Naracoorte is a town in the Limestone Coast region of South Australia, approximately 336 kilometres south-east of Adelaide and 100 kilometres north of Mount Gambier on the Riddoch Highway .HistoryNaracoorte was formed from the merger of two towns, Kincraig, founded in 1845 by Scottish explorer William Macintosh, and Narracoorte, established as a government settlement in 1847. Explore Naracoorte's surroundings by going to Clayton Farm Heritage Museum (in Bordertown), Penola (Mary MacKillop Interpretive Centre & Banks Thargo Coonawarra) and Coonawarra (Penley Estate, Redman Wines, & more). It doesn't end there: Head underground at Naracoorte Caves National Park and look for gifts at Yulgilbar Wood Gallery.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Naracoorte trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Tanunda to Naracoorte takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Naracoorte

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

Coonawarra, Penola, Clayton Farm Heritage Museum
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Penley Estate ©
Penley Estate
Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
Mary MacKillop Interpretive Centre ©

3
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Venture out of the city with trips to Glencoe Woolshed (in Glencoe) and Robe (Robe Beach & Robe Town Brewery). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along The Blue Lake, browse the collection at Mount Gambier Public Library, walk around The Railway Lands, and explore the galleries of Echo Farm.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mount Gambier online trip maker .

Getting from Naracoorte to Mount Gambier by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Mount Gambier are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Robe, Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, Glencoe Woolshed
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Umpherston Sinkhole ©
Umpherston Sinkhole
Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park ©
Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park

3
nights
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Change things up with a short trip to Food Tours in Coffin Bay (about 34 minutes away). There's lots more to do: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, walk around Glen-Forest Tourist Park & Vineyard, kick back and relax at Sleaford Bay, and take in the pleasant sights at Parnkalla Walking Trail.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Port Lincoln road trip planner.

Getting from Mount Gambier to Port Lincoln by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Food Tours
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Food Tours
Sleaford Bay ©
Sleaford Bay

2
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): examine the collection at Old Timers Mine & Museum, then examine the collection at Faye's Underground Home, then see the interesting displays at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, and finally explore the striking landscape of Breakaways Conservation Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Serbian Orthodox Church, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Tom's Working Opal Mine, then look for gifts at Seven Stones Designer Jewellers, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Coober Pedy tour itinerary planning website .

Getting from Port Lincoln to Coober Pedy by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Coober Pedy are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks Wildlife Museums
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
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.
Kangaroo Island is known for wildlife, nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Flinders Chase National Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch, look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kangaroo Island Spirits.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island trip itinerary app .

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 your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain

5
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Victor Harbor: Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga), Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach) and McLaren Vale (Old Oval Estate, Primo Estate, & more). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Granite Island, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Jude's Anglican Church, kick back and relax at Morgan Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Horseshoe Bay.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Victor Harbor online vacation planner .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Kangaroo Island to Victor Harbor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Port Elliot, Blowhole Beach, The Goolwa Barrage, Morgan Beach
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Fox Creek Wines ©
Fox Creek Wines
Primo Estate ©
Primo Estate

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