8 days in South Australia Itinerary

8 days in South Australia Itinerary

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8 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): look for gifts at Seven Stones Designer Jewellers, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catacomb Church, then admire the striking features of Faye's Underground Home, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Breakaways Conservation Park, then explore and take pictures at Tom's Working Opal Mine, and then play a few rounds at Coober Pedy Opal Fields Golf Course.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Coober Pedy online day trip planner .

Sydney to Coober Pedy is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Catacomb Church ©
Catacomb Church

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stokes Beach and Will's Rare Breeds Farm. Get in touch with nature at Little Sahara and Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Island Beach, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at KI Spirits, do a tasting at The Islander Estate Vineyards, and take in the exciting artwork at Fine Art Kangaroo Island.

To find ratings and more tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Coober Pedy to Kangaroo Island in 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 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail ©
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach
Little Sahara ©
Little Sahara

2
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 25th (Thu), let the kids burn off some steam at Thorndon Park, then learn about winemaking at Alpha Box & Dice, and then walk around Hallett Cove Conservation Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the gorgeous colors at Port Noarlunga Reef, then learn about winemaking at Paxton Wines, then do a tasting at McLaren Vale III Associates, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Goodieson Brewery.

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Fly from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wildlife Parks Wineries

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Thorndon Park, Port Noarlunga Reef, Hallett Cove Conservation Park
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Hallett Cove Conservation Park ©
Hallett Cove Conservation Park
Thorndon Park ©
Thorndon Park
Paxton Wines ©
Paxton Wines

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