8 days in Adelaide Hills & Adelaide Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greater Adelaide trip planner
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Hahndorf
— 1 night
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Crafers
— 1 night
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Adelaide
— 5 nights
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Hahndorf — 1 night

Hahndorf is a small town in the Adelaide Hills region of South Australia. On the 17th (Fri), learn about winemaking at Fox Creek Wines, then learn about winemaking at Primo Estate, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Hahndorf Hill Winery, then learn about winemaking at Fernfield Wines, then do a tasting at Kies Family Wines, and finally learn about winemaking at Jenke Vineyards.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hahndorf trip planner.

Melbourne to Hahndorf is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Hahndorf due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Hahndorf can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Crafers.
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Crafers — 1 night

The town of Crafers is in the Adelaide Hills to the south-east of Adelaide, South Australia. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Mount Lofty Summit, look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, then do a tasting at Ashton Hills Vineyard, and finally do a tasting at Barratt Wines.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Crafers trip itinerary planner.

Crafers is just a short distance from Hahndorf. March in Crafers sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Adelaide.
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Wineries · Wildlife · Parks
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Adelaide — 5 nights

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
You'll get in some beach time at Aldinga Beach and Carrickalinga Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Shingleback Wine in McLaren Vale (about 44 minutes away). Dedicate the 20th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Adelaide Zoo, steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval, and learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip builder site.

Adelaide is just a stone's throw from Crafers. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Parks · Wineries · Beaches · Outdoors
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Adelaide Hills travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · Wineries & Vineyards · Gift & Specialty Shops
Within an hour's drive from South Australia's cosmopolitan capital, Adelaide Hills offers a picture perfect escape. Explore the region's labyrinthine valleys dotted with leafy groves, wineries, and stately summerhouses as you hop from town to town. Australia's oldest surviving German settlement, the pretty town of Hahndorf proudly showcases its colonial heritage in traditional half-timbered houses, hearty German cuisine, and flowerbeds made from half-wine barrels. A visit to Crafers or Birdwood offers visitors a chance to get up-close and personal with South Australia's native wildlife. Adelaide Hills tourism thrives on a tantalizing combination of delicious food, cool-climate wine, crisp air, and magnificent scenery.
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