5 days in Australia Itinerary

5 days in Australia Itinerary

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5 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Drive:  30​min
1
Hahndorf
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Tanunda
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
McLaren Vale
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Glenelg
— 1 night
tram:  15​min
End: Adelaide


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Hahndorf

Hahndorf ©
Hahndorf is a small town in the Adelaide Hills region of South Australia. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Beerenberg Farm, then learn about winemaking at Hahndorf Hill Winery, and then take in nature's colorful creations at The Cedars.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hahndorf road trip site .

Adelaide to Hahndorf is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Tanunda.

Things to do in Hahndorf

Wineries Historic Sites Parks
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Beerenberg Farm ©
Beerenberg Farm
Hahndorf Hill Winery ©
Hahndorf Hill Winery

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards, then do a tasting at Chateau Tanunda, then learn about winemaking at Rockford Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Kabminye Winery. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Chateau Dorrien, learn about winemaking at Peter Lehmann Wines, then stop by Maggie Beer's Farm Shop, then do a tasting at Seppeltsfield, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Seppeltsfield Mausoleum.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tanunda trip planning website .

You can drive from Hahndorf to Tanunda in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In October in Tanunda, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to McLaren Vale.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Seppeltsfield, Murray Street Vineyards, Maggie Beer's Farm Shop
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Chateau Tanunda ©
Chateau Tanunda
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield
Rockford Winery ©
Rockford Winery

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night
McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale ©
McLaren Vale is a small rural town in South Australia famous for producing world class red wine. On the 15th (Mon), do a tasting at d'Arenberg, then do a tasting at Fox Creek Wines, and then stroll through Aldinga Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our McLaren Vale trip maker site .

Drive from Tanunda to McLaren Vale in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in McLaren Vale, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Glenelg.

Things to do in McLaren Vale

Wineries Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Aldinga Beach
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d'Arenberg ©
d'Arenberg
Fox Creek Wines ©
Fox Creek Wines
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in the waterfront at Glenelg Pier, kick back and relax at Henley Beach, and then stroll through River Torrens Linear Park Trail.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Glenelg trip planner .

You can drive from McLaren Vale to Glenelg in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Glenelg

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Henley Beach
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Glenelg Pier ©
Glenelg Pier
Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach
River Torrens Linear Park Trail ©
River Torrens Linear Park Trail

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