43 days in South Australia Itinerary

43 days in South Australia Itinerary

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43 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Coonawarra
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Robe
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Port Elliot
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Tanunda
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Clare
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Flinders Ranges National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
7
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Kangaroo Island
— 8 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
9
Adelaide
— 9 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Perth

3
nights
Coonawarra

Coonawarra ©
Coonawarra is a small town north of Penola in South Australia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hollick Estates and Brand's Laira. Visit Petticoat Lane and Sharam Cottage for their historical value. There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Wynns Coonawarra Estate and explore and take pictures at Mary MacKillop Interpretive Centre.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Coonawarra road trip site .

Perth to Coonawarra is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Coonawarra is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Perth in February: high temperatures in Coonawarra hover around 30°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Robe.

Things to do in Coonawarra

Wineries Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Penola
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Katnook Coonawarra ©
Katnook Coonawarra
Hollick Estates ©
Hollick Estates
Brand's Laira ©
Brand's Laira

3
nights
Robe

Robe ©
Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. Popular historic sites such as Robe Gaol Ruins and The Chinese Monument are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Robe Beach and Bowman Scenic Drive. Take a break from Robe with a short trip to Susan Wilson Memorial Playground in Beachport, about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Cape Jaffa Wines, stop by Mahalia Coffee, view the masterpieces at Wilson's at Robe, and don't miss a visit to Cape Dombey Obelisk.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Robe visit planning tool .

Traveling by car from Coonawarra to Robe takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Port Elliot.

Things to do in Robe

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Beachport
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Beachport Surf Beach ©
Beachport Surf Beach
Cape Jaffa Wines ©
Cape Jaffa Wines
Mahalia Coffee ©
Mahalia Coffee

2
nights
Port Elliot

Port Elliot ©
Port Elliot is a town in South Australia toward the eastern end of the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula. On the 18th (Tue), learn about winemaking at Angas Plains Wines, do a tasting at Lake Breeze Wines, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Horseshoe Bay. Keep things going the next day: pick up some local products at Harvest the Fleurieu, stop by Vineyard Road Cellar Door, then make a trip to The Goolwa Barrage, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Boomer Beach.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Port Elliot using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Robe to Port Elliot takes 4 hours. In February, daytime highs in Port Elliot are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tanunda.

Things to do in Port Elliot

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Langhorne Creek, Harvest the Fleurieu, The Goolwa Barrage, Vineyard Road Cellar Door
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Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Angas Plains Wines ©
Angas Plains Wines
Lake Breeze Wines ©
Lake Breeze Wines

6
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.
Head to Barossa Farmers Market and Barossa Valley Cheese Companyfor plenty of shopping. Explore hidden gems such as Kalleske Wines and Langmeil Winery. There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Murray Street Vineyards and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Tanunda trip planner .

Drive from Port Elliot to Tanunda in 2.5 hours. In February in Tanunda, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Clare.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Angaston, Marananga, Greenock, Nuriootpa, Kellermeister
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Rockford Winery ©
Rockford Winery
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines

4
nights
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Do your shopping at Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage and Paulett Wines. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bungaree Station and Riesling Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Burra (Burra Railway Station & Burra Copper Mine). There's more to do: do a tasting at Sevenhill Cellars and contemplate the long history of Martindale Hall Heritage Museum.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Clare trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Tanunda to Clare in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Flinders Ranges National Park.

Things to do in Clare

Wineries Parks Museums

Side Trips

Mintaro, Burra, Leasingham, Shut the Gate Wines, Paulett Wines
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 29:
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Sevenhill Cellars ©
Sevenhill Cellars
Shut the Gate Wines ©
Shut the Gate Wines
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum ©
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum

3
nights
Flinders Ranges National Park

Flinders Ranges National Park ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wilpena Pound and Arkaroo Rock. Get out of town with these interesting Flinders Ranges National Park side-trips: Wangara Lookout (in Wilpena) and Hawker (Wilpena Panorama, Jeff Morgan Gallery, & more).

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Flinders Ranges National Park trip app .

Traveling by car from Clare to Flinders Ranges National Park takes 4 hours. In February, daytime highs in Flinders Ranges National Park are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Flinders Ranges National Park

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hawker, Wangara Lookout
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Wilpena Pound ©
Wilpena Pound
Jeff Morgan Gallery ©
Jeff Morgan Gallery
Flinders Ranges National Park ©
Flinders Ranges National Park

2
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Serbian Orthodox Church and Umoona Opal Mine & Museum. Popular historic sites such as Catacomb Church and The Big Miner are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Breakaways Conservation Park, look for gifts at Opalios, look for all kinds of wild species at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Coober Pedy road trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Flinders Ranges National Park to Coober Pedy. In March, daily temperatures in Coober Pedy can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) 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
Serbian Orthodox Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Church
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home

8
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Stokes Beach and Remarkable Rocks. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation and Cape Borda Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation. Spend the 11th (Wed) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, enjoy breathtaking views from Cape du Couedic Lighthouse, do a tasting at Dudley Cellar Door, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kangaroo Island Spirits.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kangaroo Island trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Coober Pedy to Kangaroo Island by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach
Kangaroo Island Spirits ©
Kangaroo Island Spirits

9
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 hidden gems such as Maslin Beach and Aldinga Beach. Shop till you drop at North Terrace and Rundle Mall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: McLaren Vale (Oliver’s Taranga Vineyards Cellar Door and Winery, Wirra Wirra Vineyards, & more) and Hahndorf (Hahndorf Hill Winery & The Cedars). Dedicate the 20th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Carrick Hill, hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market, take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, and enjoy the sand and surf at Henley Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Adelaide trip planner .

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In March, daytime highs in Adelaide are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Wineries Beaches

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Hahndorf, Henley Beach, Glenelg Beach, Maslin Beach
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Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill
Primo Estate ©
Primo Estate
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach

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