60 days in South Australia Itinerary

60 days in South Australia Itinerary

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60 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  28​h
1
Adelaide
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Victor Harbor
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Tanunda
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Clare
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Mount Gambier
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Port Lincoln
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Coober Pedy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Kangaroo Island
— 11 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Toronto

9
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Hahndorf (The Cedars & Beerenberg Farm), Monarto Zoo (in Monarto) and Amy Gillett Bikeway (in Oakbank). There's still lots to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, wander the streets of Rundle Mall, and get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Adelaide day trip planner .

Toronto, Canada to Adelaide is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia), which is usually a 14 hour difference. In May in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Adelaide, Hahndorf, Glenelg, Amy Gillett Bikeway, Cleland Wildlife Park
Find places to stay May 2 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden

7
nights
Victor Harbor

Victor Harbor ©
Victor Harbor is a town in South Australia on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 km south of the centre of Adelaide. Change things up with these side-trips from Victor Harbor: McLaren Vale (Angove McLaren Vale Cellar Door, Primo Estate, & more), Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach) and Nan Hai Pu Tuo Temple (in Sellicks Hill). The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Granite Island, explore the landscape on two wheels at Encounter Bikeway, get to know the fascinating history of Old Port Victor Historic Walk, and go for a walk through Basham's Beach Regional Park.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Victor Harbor online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Adelaide to Victor Harbor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tanunda.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Willunga, Nan Hai Pu Tuo Temple, Aldinga Beach, Basham's Beach Regional Park
Find places to stay May 12 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Primo Estate ©
Primo Estate
Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Fox Creek Wines ©
Fox Creek 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tanunda: Kapunda Historical Society Museum (in Kapunda), National Motor Museum (in Birdwood) and Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Kalleske Wines, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and contemplate the long history of Langmeil Winery.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Tanunda planner .

Traveling by car from Victor Harbor to Tanunda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Tanunda can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Clare.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Tours Museums

Side Trips

Nuriootpa, Greenock, Marananga, Seppeltsfield, Flaxman Wines
Find places to stay May 19 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards

6
nights
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Get out of town with these interesting Clare side-trips: Wallaroo Heritage Trail 37 (in Wallaroo), Port Pirie RSL Museum (in Port Pirie) and Wirrabara Forest (in Wirrabara). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Riesling Trail, do a tasting at Sevenhill Cellars, cool off at Splash Town - Copper Coast, and admire the verdant scenery at Clare Valley.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Clare trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Tanunda to Clare takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Clare

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Peterborough, Burra, Moonta, Wirrabara Forest, Port Pirie RSL Museum
Find places to stay May 25 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail
Sevenhill Cellars ©
Sevenhill Cellars
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum ©
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum

6
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Get out of town with these interesting Mount Gambier side-trips: Coonawarra (Penley Estate, Rymill Coonawarra, & more), Naracoorte (Naracoorte Caves National Park, Wonambi Fossil Centre, & more) and Southend Jetty (in Southend). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along The Blue Lake, Head underground at Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, take in panoramic vistas at Centenary Tower, and do a tasting at Banks Thargo Coonawarra.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Mount Gambier online holiday planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Clare to Mount Gambier. May in Mount Gambier sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Coonawarra, Naracoorte, Penola, Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, Southend Jetty
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 6:
Highlights from your plan
Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Umpherston Sinkhole ©
Umpherston Sinkhole

7
nights
Port Lincoln

Port Lincoln ©
Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Venture out of the city with trips to Coffin Bay (Food Tours & Coffin Bay National Park), Tumby Bay Silo Art (in Tumby Bay) and Minniribbie Farm (in Wangary). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, cruise along Winter Hill Lookout, see the interesting displays at Axel Stenross Maritime Museum, and walk around Glen-Forest Tourist Park & Vineyard.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Port Lincoln sightseeing planning site .

Fly from Mount Gambier to Port Lincoln in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Coffin Bay, Coffin Bay National Park, Tumby Bay Silo Art, Minniribbie Farm
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Coffin Bay National Park ©
Coffin Bay National Park
Shark Diving
Sleaford Bay ©
Sleaford Bay

4
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Coober Pedy is known for museums, historic sites, nature, wildlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Faye's Underground Home, identify plant and animal life at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church, and get engrossed in the history at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Coober Pedy online journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Port Lincoln to Coober Pedy takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Coober Pedy, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Wildlife Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum

11
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kangaroo Island is known for wildlife, nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Flinders Chase National Park, hike along Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail, relax in the rural setting at Clifford's Honey Farm, and take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Coober Pedy to Kangaroo Island takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain

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