22 days in South Australia Itinerary

22 days in South Australia Itinerary

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22 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Tanunda
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Clare
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Hawker
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Flinders Ranges National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h
5
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h
6
Coonawarra
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Robe
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
9
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Chennai

2
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Whistler Wines and Langmeil Winery. Get a sense of the local culture at Kalleske Wines and Chateau Tanunda. Change things up with these side-trips from Tanunda: National Motor Museum (in Birdwood) and Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Rockford Winery, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and admire the landmark architecture of Seppeltsfield Mausoleum.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Tanunda trip maker app .

Chennai, India to Tanunda is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Chennai to Tanunda. Traveling from Chennai in July, things will get cooler in Tanunda: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Clare.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Marananga, Greenock, Seppeltsfield Mausoleum, Yalumba, Gorge Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 9:
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Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
National Motor Museum ©
National Motor Museum

2
nights
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): hike along Riesling Trail, do a tasting at Shut the Gate Wines, do a tasting at Greg Cooley Wines, then do a tasting at Pikes Wines, then steep yourself in history at Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Burra Railway Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Jim Barry Wines, contemplate the long history of Bungaree Station, do a tasting at Mitchell Winery, then do a tasting at Kilikanoon Winery, then do a tasting at Sevenhill Cellars, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Clare trip planner.

You can drive from Tanunda to Clare in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Hawker.

Things to do in Clare

Wineries Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Shut the Gate Wines, Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, Pikes Wines, Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, Taylors Wines
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:
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Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail
Shut the Gate Wines ©
Shut the Gate Wines
Burra Railway Station ©
Burra Railway Station

2
nights
Hawker

Hawker ©
Hawker is a town in the Flinders Ranges area of South Australia, 365km north of Adelaide. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Flinders Ranges National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Yourambulla Caves, take in the exciting artwork at Jeff Morgan Gallery, explore the world behind art at Wilpena Panorama, then take some stellar pictures from Wangara Lookout, and finally make a trip to Bridle Gap.

Plan trip to Hawker with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Clare to Hawker takes 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Flinders Ranges National Park.

Things to do in Hawker

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Wilpena
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:
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Yourambulla Caves ©
Yourambulla Caves
Jeff Morgan Gallery ©
Jeff Morgan Gallery
Bridle Gap ©
Bridle Gap

1
night
Flinders Ranges National Park

Flinders Ranges National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Heritage Blinman Mine, take in the dramatic natural features at Wilpena Pound, and then hike along Brachina Gorge Geological Trail.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Flinders Ranges National Park visit planner .

Traveling by car from Hawker to Flinders Ranges National Park takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in July, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Flinders Ranges National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Wilpena Pound ©
Wilpena Pound
Heritage Blinman Mine ©
Heritage Blinman Mine

2
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
On the 15th (Mon), admire nature's extreme beauty at Breakaways Conservation Park, examine the collection at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, then admire the landmark architecture of Faye's Underground Home, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catacomb Church. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Dog Fence, admire all the interesting features of Tom's Working Opal Mine, then pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church, then look for gifts at Opalios, and finally don't miss a visit to Big Winch.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Coober Pedy itinerary maker app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Flinders Ranges National Park to Coober Pedy. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Coonawarra.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Wildlife Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 16:
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home

1
night
Coonawarra

Coonawarra ©
Coonawarra is a small town north of Penola in South Australia. On the 17th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Hollick Estates, do a tasting at Brand's Laira, learn about winemaking at Wynns Coonawarra Estate, do a tasting at Rymill Coonawarra, then do a tasting at Katnook Coonawarra, and finally contemplate the long history of Petticoat Lane.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Coonawarra online trip itinerary maker .

Explore your travel options from Coober Pedy to Coonawarra with the Route module. When traveling from Coober Pedy in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Coonawarra: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Robe.

Things to do in Coonawarra

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Penola
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 17:
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Katnook Coonawarra ©
Katnook Coonawarra
Hollick Estates ©
Hollick Estates
Wynns Coonawarra Estate ©
Wynns Coonawarra Estate

1
night
Robe

Robe ©
Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Robe Lighthouse, make a trip to Cape Jaffa Lighthouse, do a tasting at Cape Jaffa Wines, then enjoy the sand and surf at Robe Beach, then look for gifts at Mahalia Coffee, and finally don't miss a visit to Cape Dombey Obelisk.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Robe trip maker .

Getting from Coonawarra to Robe by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Robe

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Cape Jaffa Lighthouse
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Cape Jaffa Wines ©
Cape Jaffa Wines
Mahalia Coffee ©
Mahalia Coffee
Cape Dombey Obelisk ©
Cape Dombey Obelisk

4
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.
Do your shopping at Mt Jagged Wines and Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Aldinga Beach and Glenelg Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: McLaren Vale (Old Oval Estate, Primo Estate, & more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at South Australian Maritime Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Henley Beach, contemplate the long history of Carrick Hill, and wander the streets of North Terrace.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Adelaide route builder .

Traveling by car from Robe to Adelaide takes 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Adelaide are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Port Adelaide, Henley Beach, Glenelg Beach, Mt Jagged Wines
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:
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Waterfall Gully ©
Waterfall Gully
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach

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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 Will's Rare Breeds Farm and Stokes Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation and Cape Borda Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Remarkable Rocks, look for all kinds of wild species at Little Sahara, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, and Head underground at Kelly Hill Caves.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kangaroo Island trip maker website .

Getting from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 26:
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Remarkable Rocks ©
Remarkable Rocks
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

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