22 days in South Australia Itinerary

22 days in South Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Australia trip planner
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Adelaide
— 4 nights
Foot to Adelaide, Fly to Kangaroo Island
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Kangaroo Island
— 5 nights
Fly
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Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Fly to Mount Gambier Airport, Drive to Coonawarra
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Coonawarra
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tanunda
— 3 nights
Drive
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Clare
— 3 nights
Drive to Adelaide International Airport, Fly to Hobart

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Adelaide — 4 nights

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Visiting Henley Beach and Seacliff Beach will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like North Terrace and Carrick Hill. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: McLaren Vale (Hugh Hamilton Wines, Wirra Wirra Vineyards, &more). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Penfolds Magill Estate Cellar Door, look for gifts at Haigh's Chocolates Glenelg, and let the kids burn off some steam at Thorndon Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Adelaide day trip planner.

Melbourne to Adelaide is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Adelaide due to the time zone difference. November in Adelaide sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.
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Kangaroo Island — 5 nights

Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Take a break from the city and head to Remarkable Rocks and Kelly Hill Caves. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures and Kangaroo Island Wilderness Tours. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary, do a tasting at Bay of Shoals Winery, enjoy breathtaking views from Cape du Couedic Lighthouse, and experience rural life at Will's Rare Breeds Farm.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kangaroo Island trip maker tool.

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 on the 25th (Fri) early enough to fly to Coober Pedy.
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Coober Pedy — 2 nights

The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church and The Big Miner. Get outdoors at Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park and Josephine's Gallery and Kangaroo Orphanage. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, play a few rounds at Coober Pedy Opal Fields Golf Course, and don't miss a visit to Spaceship from Pitch Black.

Plan my day in Coober Pedy using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Coober Pedy by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In November in Coober Pedy, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Coonawarra.
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Coonawarra — 3 nights

Coonawarra is a small town north of Penola in South Australia. Do some cultural sightseeing at Rymill Coonawarra and Katnook Coonawarra. Discover out-of-the-way places like Petticoat Lane and Bowen Estate Coonawarra. The adventure continues: awaken your taste buds at Parker Coonawarra Estate, do a tasting at Banks Thargo Coonawarra, and steep yourself in history at Sharam Cottage.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Coonawarra trip itinerary builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Coober Pedy to Coonawarra. Traveling from Coober Pedy in November, expect nights in Coonawarra to be little chillier, around 9°C, while days are cooler, around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tanunda.
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Tanunda — 3 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Rockford Winery and Two Hands Wines Cellar Door. Get some cultural insight at Murray Street Vineyards and Peter Lehmann Wines. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Langmeil Winery, learn about winemaking at Kellermeister, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tanunda journey builder app.

Getting from Coonawarra to Tanunda by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Coonawarra in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Tanunda: highs are around 30°C and lows about 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Clare.
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Clare — 3 nights

The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Martindale Hall Historic Museum and Mitchell Winery. Step off the beaten path and head to Penna Lane Wines and St Aloysius Church. There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Greg Cooley Wines and explore the landscape on two wheels at Richardson Park Playspace.

To find ratings and more tourist information, go to the Clare planner.

You can drive from Tanunda to Clare in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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South Australia travel guide

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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.
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