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:  45​min
2
McLaren Vale
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Hahndorf
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Nuriootpa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
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 a leisurely stroll along Glenelg Pier.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Glenelg driving holiday planner.

Sydney to Glenelg is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sydney in October since evenings lows in Glenelg dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to McLaren Vale.
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Glenelg Pier ©
Glenelg Pier

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McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale ©
McLaren Vale is a small rural town in South Australia famous for producing world class red wine. On the 13th (Sat), look for gifts at McLaren Unvaled, learn about winemaking at Fox Creek Wines, and then do a tasting at Primo Estate.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our McLaren Vale trip maker app .

Drive from Glenelg to McLaren Vale in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in McLaren Vale are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hahndorf.

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Fox Creek Wines ©
Fox Creek Wines
Primo Estate ©
Primo Estate
McLaren Vale ©
McLaren Vale

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Hahndorf

Hahndorf
Hahndorf is a small town in the Adelaide Hills region of South Australia. For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Hahndorf journey maker tool .

Traveling by car from McLaren Vale to Hahndorf takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Hahndorf can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. On the 13th (Sat), you're off toNuriootpa.

Things to do in Hahndorf

Parks Outdoors Tours
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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. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Seppeltsfield, then do a tasting at Kalleske Wines, and then do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nuriootpa holiday builder app .

Getting from Hahndorf to Nuriootpa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. October in Nuriootpa sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Adelaide.

Things to do in Nuriootpa

Wineries

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Adelaide Zoo, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Rundle Mall. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at 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 browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip maker tool .

You can drive from Nuriootpa to Adelaide in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo

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