60 days in Port Lincoln, Flinders Ranges & Coober Pedy Itinerary

60 days in Port Lincoln, Flinders Ranges & Coober Pedy Itinerary

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60 days in Port Lincoln, Flinders Ranges & Coober Pedy Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Port Lincoln
— 10 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Flinders Ranges National Park
— 13 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Hawker
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Quorn
— 12 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Coober Pedy
— 11 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Brisbane

10
nights
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Lincoln National Park and Coffin Bay National Park. Step out of the city life by going to Shark Diving and Glen Forest Tourist Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Lincoln: Food Tours (in Coffin Bay), EP Boat Hire (in Mount Dutton Bay) and Minniribbie Farm (in Wangary). Spend the 17th (Mon) exploring nature at Coffin Bay National Park. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Fishery Bay, identify plant and animal life at Mikkira Station, get engrossed in the history at Koppio Smithy Museum, and learn about winemaking at Dellacolline Winery.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Lincoln day trip app .

Brisbane to Port Lincoln is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Flinders Ranges National Park.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

South Australia, Coffin Bay, National Trust of S.A Museum, Minniribbie Farm
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Shark Diving
Food Tours
Glen Forest Tourist Park ©
Glen Forest Tourist Park

13
nights
Flinders Ranges National Park

Flinders Ranges National Park ©
Get in touch with nature at Wilpena Pound and Brachina Gorge Geological Trail. Get some historical perspective at Kanyaka Ruins & Cemetery and Arkaroo Rock.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Flinders Ranges National Park visit planner.

You can drive from Port Lincoln to Flinders Ranges National Park in 6.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll travel to Hawker.

Things to do in Flinders Ranges National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Wilpena Pound ©
Wilpena Pound
Bunyeroo Gorge ©
Bunyeroo Gorge
Heritage Blinman Mine ©
Heritage Blinman Mine

12
nights
Hawker

Hawker ©
Hawker is a town in the Flinders Ranges area of South Australia, 365km north of Adelaide. Museum-lovers will appreciate Wilpena Panorama and Jeff Morgan Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Flinders Ranges National Park and Yourambulla Caves.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hawker day trip site .

Getting from Flinders Ranges National Park to Hawker by car takes about 1.5 hours. You will leave for Quorn on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Hawker

Nature Parks Museums
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Flinders Ranges National Park ©
Flinders Ranges National Park
Jeff Morgan Gallery ©
Jeff Morgan Gallery
Yourambulla Caves ©
Yourambulla Caves

12
nights
Quorn

Quorn ©
Quorn is a township and railhead in the Flinders Ranges in the north of South Australia, 39 km northeast of Port Augusta. Get outdoors at Warren Gorge and Mt Brown. Go for a jaunt from Quorn to Orroroo to see Giant Red Gum Tree about 1h 15 min away. It doesn't end there: stroll through Dutchman's Stern Conservation Park and identify plant and animal life at Powell Gardens.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Quorn holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Hawker to Quorn takes an hour. In July, daytime highs in Quorn are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You will leave for Coober Pedy on the 27th (Sat).

Things to do in Quorn

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Giant Red Gum Tree
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Warren Gorge ©
Warren Gorge
Dutchman's Stern Conservation Park ©
Dutchman's Stern Conservation Park
Giant Red Gum Tree ©
Giant Red Gum Tree

11
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Get in touch with nature at Breakaways Conservation Park and Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage. Let the collections at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum and Old Timers Mine capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church, admire the striking features of Faye's Underground Home, don't miss a visit to Crocodile Harry’s Underground Nest, and stop by Opalios.

To find ratings and more tourist information, read Coober Pedy trip itinerary builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Quorn to Coober Pedy. In July, daily temperatures in Coober Pedy can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 7th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Serbian Orthodox Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Church
Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Old Timers Mine ©
Old Timers Mine

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