60 days in South Australia Itinerary

60 days in South Australia Itinerary

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60 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly + Drive:  23​h 30​min
1
Henley Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Tanunda
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Clare
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Coonawarra
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Millicent
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
Coober Pedy
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Port Lincoln
— 9 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
8
Kangaroo Island
— 11 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Delamere
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Calgary

4
nights
Henley Beach

Henley Beach ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Maslin Beach and Semaphore Beach. Relax by the water at Henley Beach and Glenelg Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Henley Beach: McLaren Vale (d'Arenberg & Wirra Wirra Vineyards), Waterfall Gully (in Adelaide) and Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Henley Beach trip website .

Calgary, Canada to Henley Beach is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Henley Beach is 16 hours. Traveling from Calgary in December, expect Henley Beach to be warmer, temps between 30°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tanunda.

Things to do in Henley Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Adelaide, Port Adelaide, McLaren Vale, Semaphore Beach, Glenelg Beach
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 12:
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Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach
Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
Glenelg Beach ©
Glenelg Beach

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.
Morgan Museum and National Motor Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Kalleske Wines and Whistler Wines. There's more to do: do a tasting at Tscharke's Place.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tanunda trip planner .

Traveling by car from Henley Beach to Tanunda takes 1.5 hours. December in Tanunda sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Clare.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marananga, Greenock, National Motor Museum, Seppeltsfield, Yalumba
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Torbreck Wines ©
Torbreck Wines
Morgan Museum ©
Morgan Museum

6
nights
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Appreciate the collections at Moonta Mines Museum and Port Pirie RSL Museum. Get in touch with nature at Richardson Park Playspace and Riesling Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Peterborough (Peterborough Printing Works & Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre), The Farm Shed Museum (in Kadina) and Port Pirie Regional Tourism & Arts Centre (in Port Pirie). There's more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage and do a tasting at Pikes Wines.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Clare trip maker tool .

You can drive from Tanunda to Clare in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Coonawarra.

Things to do in Clare

Wineries Museums Trails

Side Trips

Port Pirie, Peterborough, Sevenhill, Leasingham, The Farm Shed Museum and VIC
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Peterborough Printing Works ©
Peterborough Printing Works
Port Pirie RSL Museum ©
Port Pirie RSL Museum
Moonta Mines Museum ©
Moonta Mines Museum

4
nights
Coonawarra

Coonawarra ©
Coonawarra is a small town north of Penola in South Australia. Get in touch with nature at Naracoorte Caves National Park and Black Cockatoo Bush Camp Hiking Trails. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rymill Coonawarra and Brand's Laira. Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Katnook Estate and steep yourself in history at Petticoat Lane.

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

Drive from Clare to Coonawarra in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In December, daytime highs in Coonawarra are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Millicent.

Things to do in Coonawarra

Wineries Parks Trails

Side Trips

Penola, Naracoorte
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Katnook Coonawarra ©
Katnook Coonawarra
Wynns Coonawarra Estate ©
Wynns Coonawarra Estate
Penley Estate ©
Penley Estate

5
nights
Millicent

Millicent ©
Millicent is a town in South Australia, 399km south-east of Adelaide, and 50km north of Mount Gambier. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cape Jaffa Wines and Wangolina. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Valley Lake and Beachport Surf Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Millicent side-trips: Ralph Fowler Wines (in Wangolina), Mount Gambier (Riddoch Art Gallery, Cave Gardens, & more) and Glencoe Woolshed (in Glencoe). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Millicent National Trust Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Robe Town Brewery, take in the waterfront at Beachport Jetty, and explore the fascinating underground world of Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Millicent vacation builder app .

Traveling by car from Coonawarra to Millicent takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in December, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Millicent

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Robe, Mount Gambier, Beachport, Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, Glencoe Woolshed
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 3:
Highlights from your plan
Millicent National Trust Museum ©
Millicent National Trust Museum
Ralph Fowler Wines ©
Ralph Fowler Wines
Cape Jaffa Wines ©
Cape Jaffa Wines

5
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Timers Mine and Serbian Orthodox Church. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church and Dog Fence. There's lots more to do: admire nature's extreme beauty at Breakaways Conservation Park, tee off at Coober Pedy Opal Fields Golf Course, make a trip to Big Winch, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catacomb Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Coober Pedy trip builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Millicent to Coober Pedy. Traveling from Millicent in January, expect Coober Pedy to be somewhat warmer, temps between 41°C and 26°C. You'll set off for Port Lincoln on the 9th (Wed).

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Wildlife Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum

9
nights
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Get a sense of the local culture at Koppio Smithy Museum and Dellacolline Winery. Appreciate the collections at Axel Stenross Maritime Museum and National Trust of S.A Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Port Lincoln side-trips: Coffin Bay and Farm Beach Boat Hire (in Mount Dutton Bay) and Coffin Bay (Coffin Bay National Park & Food Tours). Spend a fascinating day underwater on the 11th (Fri) with a shark diving experience. Spend the 18th (Fri) exploring nature at Coffin Bay National Park. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Glen Forest Tourist Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Fishery Bay, take a memorable drive along Whalers Way, and don't miss a visit to The Old Mill.

Plan a Port Lincoln trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Coober Pedy to Port Lincoln takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Coffin Bay, South Australia, National Trust of S.A Museum
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Coffin Bay National Park ©
Coffin Bay National Park
Mikkira Station ©
Mikkira Station

11
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Little Sahara and Emu Bay Lavender Farm. Museum-lovers will appreciate Hope Cottage and Fine Art Kangaroo Island. Spend the 22nd (Tue) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. Spend the 25th (Fri) exploring nature at Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain, enjoy the sand and surf at Stokes Beach, experience rural life at Will's Rare Breeds Farm, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Browns Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kangaroo Island trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Port Lincoln to Kangaroo Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Delamere.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail ©
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park

5
nights
Delamere

Delamere ©
You'll get in some beach time at Blowhole Beach and Second Valley Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Boomer Beach and Carrickalinga Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Delamere side-trips: Horseshoe Bay (in Port Elliot) and Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach).

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Delamere trip planner .

You can drive from Kangaroo Island to Delamere in 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Delamere

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Port Elliot, Yankalilla District Historical Museum, Carrickalinga Beach, Morgan Beach, Second Valley Beach
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 3:
Highlights from your plan
Deep Creek Conservation Park ©
Deep Creek Conservation Park
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Carrickalinga Beach ©
Carrickalinga Beach

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