5 days in Australia Itinerary

5 days in Australia Itinerary

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5 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Glenelg
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
2
Hahndorf
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Nuriootpa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney


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Glenelg

Glenelg ©
The oldest European settlement on South Australia's mainland, Glenelg is named after a former Secretary of State for War and the Colonies, Lord Glenelg.
On the 12th (Fri), take in the waterfront at Glenelg Pier.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Glenelg online trip builder .

Sydney to Glenelg is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 12°C in Glenelg. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Hahndorf.
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Glenelg Pier ©
Glenelg Pier

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night
Hahndorf

Hahndorf ©
Hahndorf is a small town in the Adelaide Hills region of South Australia. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Beerenberg Farm, then admire the natural beauty at The Cedars, and then identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hahndorf trip maker tool .

Hahndorf is just a stone's throw from Glenelg. October in Hahndorf sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Nuriootpa.

Things to do in Hahndorf

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cleland Wildlife Park
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Beerenberg Farm ©
Beerenberg Farm

1
night
Nuriootpa

Nuriootpa ©
Nuriootpa is the major commercial centre in the Barossa Valley in South Australia, about an hour's drive north of the capital, Adelaide, and 77 kilometres by rail. On the 14th (Sun), do a tasting at Seppeltsfield, then do a tasting at Kalleske Wines, and then do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards.

Start your trip to Nuriootpa by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Hahndorf to Nuriootpa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. October in Nuriootpa sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Adelaide.

Things to do in Nuriootpa

Wineries

Side Trips

Greenock, Seppeltsfield
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Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield

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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 15th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Adelaide Zoo, and then wander the streets of Rundle Mall. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, then get engrossed in the history at South Australian Museum, then explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, and finally hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Adelaide trip planning site .

Drive from Nuriootpa to Adelaide in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo

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