29 days in Penrith, South Australia & Mildura Itinerary

29 days in Penrith, South Australia & Mildura Itinerary

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Penrith
— 6 nights
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Drive to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport, Fly to Mount Gambier Airport, Drive to Coonawarra
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Coonawarra
— 3 nights
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Adelaide
— 6 nights
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Clare
— 3 nights
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Tanunda
— 6 nights
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Penrith

— 6 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Penrith: Bilpin (Hillbilly Cider, Bilpin Cider Company, &more), Gardenalia Open Garden (in Robertson) and Mittagong (The Grape Escape & Marist Wines).

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Penrith online tour itinerary planner.

Sydney to Penrith is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 3°C in Penrith. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Coonawarra.

Things to do in Penrith

Wineries · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Coonawarra

— 3 nights
Coonawarra is a small town north of Penola in South Australia. Coonawarra is known for wineries and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: do a tasting at Katnook Coonawarra.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Coonawarra online sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Penrith to Coonawarra. The time zone difference when traveling from Penrith to Coonawarra is minus 0.5 hours. When traveling from Penrith in August, plan for little chillier days in Coonawarra, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Adelaide.

Things to do in Coonawarra

Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Adelaide

— 6 nights
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Get out of town with these interesting Adelaide side-trips: McLaren Vale (Fox Creek Wines, Spas, &more) and Hahndorf (The Cedars & Hahndorf Fruit and Veg Market). Dedicate the 5th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, learn about winemaking at National Wine Centre of Australia, and shop like a local with Rundle Mall.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Adelaide vacation site.

You can drive from Coonawarra to Adelaide in 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Clare.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Clare

— 3 nights
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Explore Clare's surroundings by going to Burra (Burra Copper Mine & Burra Railway Station). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Sussex Squire Wines and savor the flavors at Clare Valley Tours.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Clare trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Adelaide to Clare in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tanunda.

Things to do in Clare

Wineries · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Tanunda

— 6 nights
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.
Tanunda is known for wineries, historic sites, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Langmeil Winery, learn about winemaking at Murray Street Vineyards, and get great views at Bethany Wines.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Tanunda trip planner.

You can drive from Clare to Tanunda in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to fly to Mildura.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips

Mildura

— 4 nights
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
Step out of Mildura to go to Balranald and see Mungo National Park, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Sunraysia Cellar Door, experience rural life at Orange World, see Off-Road Tours, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mildura trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tanunda to Mildura takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Mildura can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Mildura

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

South Australia travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Nature & Parks · Gardens
Largely arid or semi-arid in terms of its climate and geography, South Australia nevertheless boasts several picturesque mountain ranges and grasslands, particularly in its coastal region. Founded in 1836 as a planned colonial province rather than a penal settlement, South Australia has a slightly different modern history than Australia’s other states. Economically prosperous and culturally rich, South Australia boasts a confident, easygoing personality.