60 days in South Australia Itinerary

60 days in South Australia Itinerary

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60 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  33​h
1
Henley Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Clare
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Tanunda
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Delamere
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Robe
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Millicent
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Coonawarra
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
8
Coober Pedy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
9
Port Lincoln
— 9 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
10
Kangaroo Island
— 11 nights
Fly + bus:  31​h
End: New York City

4
nights
Henley Beach

Henley Beach ©
Relax by the water at Maslin Beach and Henley Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd and North Terrace. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Henley Beach: Waterfall Gully (in Adelaide), Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek) and Wirra Wirra Vineyards (in McLaren Vale).

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Henley Beach trip planner .

New York City, USA to Henley Beach is an approximately 33-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Henley Beach, you'll lose 14 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in December, expect Henley Beach to be much hotter, temps between 79°F and 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Clare.

Things to do in Henley Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Adelaide, Port Adelaide, Maslin Beach, Gorge Wildlife Park, Glenelg Beach
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 7:
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Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach
Maslin Beach ©
Maslin Beach
Haigh's Chocolates Beehive Corner ©
Haigh's Chocolates Beehive Corner

5
nights
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre and The Farm Shed Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get outdoors at The Copper Coast and Riesling Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Clare: Wallaroo Heritage and Nautical Museum (in Wallaroo), Peterborough Printing Works (in Peterborough) and Burra Heritage Trail (in Burra). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Sevenhill Cellars, get engrossed in the history at Moonta Mines Museum, look for gifts at Mintaro Wines, and grab your bike and head to Richardson Park Playspace.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Clare online route maker .

You can drive from Henley Beach to Clare in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tanunda.

Things to do in Clare

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mintaro, Peterborough, Moonta, The Farm Shed Museum and VIC, Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage
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The Farm Shed Museum and VIC ©
The Farm Shed Museum and VIC
Moonta Mines Museum ©
Moonta Mines Museum
Peterborough Printing Works ©
Peterborough Printing Works

5
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Barossa Farmers Market and Maggie Beer's Farm Shop. Let the collections at Morgan Museum and National Motor Museum capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Tanunda to Waikerie to see Illalangi Gourmet Foods about 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: do a tasting at Kalleske Wines.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tanunda holiday builder app .

Traveling by car from Clare to Tanunda takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Delamere.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Marananga, Angaston, Greenock, Morgan Museum, Maggie Beer's Farm Shop
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 17:
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Rockford Winery ©
Rockford Winery
Morgan Museum ©
Morgan Museum
Illalangi Gourmet Foods ©
Illalangi Gourmet Foods

4
nights
Delamere

Delamere ©
Escape the urban bustle at Blowhole Beach and Carrickalinga Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Boomer Beach and Morgan Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Delamere: Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach), Harvest the Fleurieu (in Mount Compass) and Victor Central (in Victor Harbor).

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Delamere online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Tanunda to Delamere in 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Robe.

Things to do in Delamere

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Port Elliot, Ingalalla Falls, Harvest the Fleurieu, Carrickalinga Beach, Second Valley Beach
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 21:
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Deep Creek Conservation Park ©
Deep Creek Conservation Park
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Carrickalinga Beach ©
Carrickalinga Beach

5
nights
Robe

Robe ©
Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Robe Beach and Cape Jaffa Lighthouse. You'll explore and learn at Wilson's at Robe and Robe Customs House Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Robe: The Big Lobster (in Kingston SE), Henry's Drive Vignerons (in Padthaway) and Mt Monster Conservation Park (in Keith). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Cape Jaffa Wines, make a trip to Cape Dombey Obelisk, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Robe Town Brewery, and savor the flavors at Robe Ice Cream & Lolly Shop.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Robe online vacation builder .

Traveling by car from Delamere to Robe takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Millicent.

Things to do in Robe

Wineries Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kingston SE, Henry's Drive Vignerons, Mt Monster Conservation Park
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 26:
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Cape Jaffa Wines ©
Cape Jaffa Wines
Ralph Fowler Wines ©
Ralph Fowler Wines
Wangolina ©
Wangolina

4
nights
Millicent

Millicent ©
Millicent is a town in South Australia, 399km south-east of Adelaide, and 50km north of Mount Gambier. Discover out-of-the-way places like Beachport Surf Beach and Engelbrecht Cave. Visiting The Valley Lake and Millicent Swimming Lake will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Mount Gambier (Centenary Tower, Cave Gardens, & more) and Bowman Scenic Drive (in Beachport). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Millicent National Trust Museum and explore the fascinating underground world of Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Millicent itinerary planner.

You can drive from Robe to Millicent in an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Coonawarra.

Things to do in Millicent

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mount Gambier, Beachport, Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:
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Mount Schank ©
Mount Schank
Millicent National Trust Museum ©
Millicent National Trust Museum
Beachport Surf Beach ©
Beachport Surf Beach

5
nights
Coonawarra

Coonawarra ©
Coonawarra is a small town north of Penola in South Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to Wynns Coonawarra Estate and Rymill Coonawarra. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Petticoat Lane and Sharam Cottage. Change things up with these side-trips from Coonawarra: Naracoorte (Black Cockatoo Bush Camp Hiking Trails & Sheep's Back Museum). There's more to do: do a tasting at Katnook Estate and explore the fascinating underground world of Naracoorte Caves National Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Coonawarra trip planner .

Traveling by car from Millicent to Coonawarra takes an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Coonawarra

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Penola, Naracoorte
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 4:
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Katnook Coonawarra ©
Katnook Coonawarra
Wynns Coonawarra Estate ©
Wynns Coonawarra Estate
Penley Estate ©
Penley Estate

3
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Escape the urban bustle at Breakaways Conservation Park and Coober Pedy Opal Fields Golf Course. Your inner history buff will appreciate St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church and Catacomb Church. There's much more to do: look for gifts at Opalios, admire all the interesting features of Tom's Working Opal Mine, make a trip to Dog Fence, and take an in-depth tour of Old Timers Mine.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Coober Pedy trip itinerary planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Coonawarra to Coober Pedy. Traveling from Coonawarra in January, expect Coober Pedy to be somewhat warmer, temps between 96°F and 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Opalios ©
Opalios
Seven Stones Designer Jewellers ©
Seven Stones Designer Jewellers

9
nights
Port Lincoln

Port Lincoln ©
Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Relax by the water at Lincoln National Park and Fishery Bay. Get in touch with nature at Food Tours and Coffin Bay National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Port Lincoln side-trips: National Trust of S.A Museum (in Tumby Bay) and Coffin Bay and Farm Beach Boat Hire (in Mount Dutton Bay). Spend a fascinating day underwater on the 15th (Tue) with a shark diving experience. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Glen Forest Tourist Park, go for a walk through Parnkalla Walking Trail, see the interesting displays at Axel Stenross Maritime Museum, and stroll through Sleaford Bay.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Port Lincoln visit site .

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 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Coffin Bay, EP Boat Hire, National Trust of S.A Museum
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 17:
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Sleaford Bay ©
Sleaford Bay
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.
Shop till you drop at The Oyster Farm Shop and Drift On Bliss. Discover out-of-the-way places like Little Sahara and Dudley Cellar Door. Spend the 23rd (Wed) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. Spend the 25th (Fri) exploring nature at Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Stokes Beach, relax in the rural setting at Emu Bay Lavender Farm, identify plant and animal life at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, and Head underground at Kelly Hill Caves.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kangaroo Island trip simple and quick.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Port Lincoln to Kangaroo Island in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail ©
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach
Little Sahara ©
Little Sahara

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