36 days in Adelaide & Coober Pedy Itinerary

36 days in Adelaide & Coober Pedy Itinerary

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36 days in Adelaide & Coober Pedy Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  15​h
1
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
2
Coober Pedy
— 32 nights
Drive:  22​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Belair National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Xavier Cathedral, examine the collection at Bay Discovery Centre, and then steep yourself in history at Old Gum Tree Reserve.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Adelaide day trip tool .

Sydney to Adelaide is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Adelaide, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Glenelg, Belair National Park
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Belair National Park ©
Belair National Park
St Francis Xavier Cathedral ©
St Francis Xavier Cathedral
Bay Discovery Centre ©
Bay Discovery Centre

32
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Get some cultural insight at Serbian Orthodox Church and Catacomb Church. Explore hidden gems such as Breakaways Conservation Park and Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Faye's Underground Home, explore and take pictures at Tom's Working Opal Mine, and see the interesting displays at Old Timers Mine.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Coober Pedy itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Coober Pedy takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Adelaide in May, you will find days in Coober Pedy are a bit warmer (26°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). You'll set off for home on the 2nd (Sun).

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Serbian Orthodox Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Church
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum
Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park

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