39 days in South Australia Itinerary

39 days in South Australia Itinerary

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39 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Naracoorte
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Robe
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Kangaroo Island
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Delamere
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Adelaide
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Coober Pedy
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
7
Flinders Ranges National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Clare
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Moonta
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
10
Port Lincoln
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Sydney

2
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. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): stop by MiniJumbuk. On the next day, explore the fascinating underground world of Naracoorte Caves National Park, learn about winemaking at Katnook Estate, and then stroll through Black Cockatoo Bush Camp Hiking Trails.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Naracoorte online sightseeing planner .

Sydney to Naracoorte is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Robe.

Things to do in Naracoorte

Parks Wineries Nature

Side Trips

Coonawarra, Penola
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Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
Sheep's Back Museum ©
Sheep's Back Museum
Wynns Coonawarra Estate ©
Wynns Coonawarra Estate

2
nights
Robe

Robe ©
Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. On the 26th (Fri), view the masterpieces at Wilson's at Robe, enjoy the sand and surf at Robe Beach, then make a trip to Robe Fishermen's Memorial, and finally don't miss a visit to Cape Dombey Obelisk. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Beachport Old Wool and Grain Store Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Beachport Surf Beach, and then make a trip to Bowman Scenic Drive.

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You can drive from Naracoorte to Robe in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Robe

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Beachport
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Beachport Surf Beach ©
Beachport Surf Beach
Wilson's at Robe ©
Wilson's at Robe

6
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Visit Stokes Beach and Island Beach for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Kelly Hill Caves and Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. Spend the 31st (Wed) exploring nature at Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail. Spend the 2nd (Fri) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain, indulge your taste buds at Kangaroo Island Spirits, and head outdoors with Remarkable Rocks.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Robe to Kangaroo Island in 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Delamere.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Kelly Hill Caves ©
Kelly Hill Caves
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail ©
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

3
nights
Delamere

Delamere ©
Get in touch with nature at Aldinga Beach and Deep Creek Conservation Park. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Horseshoe Bay and Carrickalinga Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Delamere: The Goolwa Barrage (in Goolwa) and Victor Harbor (St Joan of Arc Catholic Church & Urimbirra Wildlife Park).

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Delamere trip planner .

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Delamere by car takes about 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Delamere can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Delamere

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Victor Harbor, The Goolwa Barrage, Horseshoe Bay, Aldinga Beach, Carrickalinga Beach
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Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Deep Creek Conservation Park ©
Deep Creek Conservation Park

6
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Gorge Wildlife Park and Monarto Zoo. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Motor Museum and Adelaide Gaol. Venture out of the city with trips to Maslin Beach (in Maslin Beach), Wirra Wirra Vineyards (in McLaren Vale) and Hallett Cove Conservation Park (in Hallett Cove). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Henley Beach, stroll through Glenelg Beach, hike along River Torrens Linear Park Trail, and appreciate the history behind The Rundle Mall Pigs.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Adelaide trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Delamere to Adelaide takes 1.5 hours. November in Adelaide sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Henley Beach, Semaphore Beach, National Railway Museum Port Adelaide, Adelaide Gaol, Wirra Wirra Vineyards
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Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach
National Motor Museum ©
National Motor Museum

3
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Let the collections at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum and Old Timers Mine capture your imagination. Explore hidden gems such as Breakaways Conservation Park and Serbian Orthodox Church. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, admire the landmark architecture of Faye's Underground Home, look for gifts at Opalios, and make a trip to Big Winch.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Coober Pedy journey planner.

Getting from Adelaide to Coober Pedy by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Adelaide in November, with highs in Coober Pedy at 38°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Flinders Ranges National Park.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

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

2
nights
Flinders Ranges National Park

Flinders Ranges National Park ©
Step out of the city life by going to Flinders Ranges National Park and Wilpena Pound. Explore hidden gems such as Brachina Gorge Geological Trail and Wilpena Panorama.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Flinders Ranges National Park sightseeing app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Coober Pedy to Flinders Ranges National Park. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Clare.

Things to do in Flinders Ranges National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Hawker
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Flinders Ranges National Park ©
Flinders Ranges National Park
Wilpena Pound ©
Wilpena Pound
Bunyeroo Gorge ©
Bunyeroo Gorge

4
nights
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Explore hidden gems such as Riesling Trail and Sevenhill Cellars. Appreciate the collections at Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre and Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage. Change things up with these side-trips from Clare: Burra (Burra Railway Station, Burra Regional Art Gallery, & more), Peterborough Printing Works (in Peterborough) and Rattler Trail (in Riverton). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, learn about winemaking at Knappstein Enterprise Winery, explore the landscape on two wheels at Gleeson Wetlands, and stroll through Richardson Park Playspace.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Clare trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Flinders Ranges National Park to Clare takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Moonta.

Things to do in Clare

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Burra, Peterborough, Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, Rattler Trail, Martindale Hall Heritage Museum
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Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail
Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre ©
Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre
Burra Railway Station ©
Burra Railway Station

3
nights
Moonta

Moonta ©
Moonta is a town on the Yorke Peninsula of South Australia, 165km north-northwest of the state capital of Adelaide. Appreciate the collections at Moonta Mines Museum and The Farm Shed Museum. Get outdoors at Walk the Yorke and The Copper Coast. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moonta: Ardrossan Museum And Information Outlet (in Ardrossan) and Captain Harry Butler Memorial (in Minlaton). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Wallaroo Heritage and Nautical Museum, contemplate the long history of Miner's Cottage and Heritage Garden, make a splash at Splash Town - Copper Coast, and look for gifts at The Little Christmas Shop.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Moonta online trip maker .

Getting from Clare to Moonta by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Moonta

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Minlaton, The Farm Shed Museum and VIC, Ardrossan Museum And Information Outlet, Wallaroo Heritage and Nautical Museum
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Moonta Mines Museum ©
Moonta Mines Museum
The Farm Shed Museum and VIC ©
The Farm Shed Museum and VIC
Wallaroo Heritage and Nautical Museum ©

6
nights
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Glen Forest Tourist Park and Lincoln National Park. Get in touch with nature at Food Tours and Mikkira Station. Explore Port Lincoln's surroundings by going to Coffin Bay and Farm Beach Boat Hire (in Mount Dutton Bay) and Coffin Bay National Park (in Coffin Bay). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Fishery Bay, steep yourself in history at Mill Cottage Museum, make a trip to The Old Mill, and cruise along Whalers Way.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Port Lincoln trip maker site .

Drive from Moonta to Port Lincoln in 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Coffin Bay, EP Boat Hire
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Food Tours
Lincoln National Park ©
Lincoln National Park
Winter Hill Lookout ©
Winter Hill Lookout

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