58 days in South Australia Itinerary

58 days in South Australia Itinerary

Make it your trip
Fly
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Adelaide
— 7 nights
Drive
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Victor Harbor
— 7 nights
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Drive to Cape Jervis Ferry Pier, Ferry to Penneshaw Ferry Pier, Drive to Kangaroo Island
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Kangaroo Island
— 7 nights
Fly
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Coober Pedy
— 4 nights
Fly
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Port Lincoln
— 7 nights
Fly
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Mount Gambier
— 6 nights
Drive
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Naracoorte
— 4 nights
Drive
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Tanunda
— 7 nights
Drive
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Clare
— 6 nights
Drive to Adelaide International Airport, Fly to Kathmandu

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Adelaide — 7 nights

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Venture out of the city with trips to Shingleback Wine (in McLaren Vale), Hahndorf (Heysen The Cedars & Hahndorf Fruit and Veg Market) and Port Noarlunga Reef (in Port Noarlunga). There's still lots to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

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Kathmandu, Nepal to Adelaide is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3.8 hours traveling from Kathmandu to Adelaide. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Adelaide when traveling from Kathmandu in November, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Victor Harbor.
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Victor Harbor — 7 nights

Victor Harbor is a town in South Australia on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 km south of the centre of Adelaide. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Victor Harbor: McLaren Vale (McLaren Vale III Associates, Dog Ridge Winery, &more), Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga) and Blowhole Beach (in Delamere). There's lots more to do: do sightseeing your way with Softfoot Farm, make a trip to Kaiki Walk - Granite Island, admire the natural beauty at Jungle In Willunga, and trek along River Angas Walkway.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Victor Harbor road trip site.

Traveling by car from Adelaide to Victor Harbor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daytime highs in Victor Harbor are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.
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Kangaroo Island — 7 nights

Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kangaroo Island is known for wildlife, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Flinders Chase National Park, identify plant and animal life at Little Sahara, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, and explore the striking landscape at Remarkable Rocks.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Victor Harbor to Kangaroo Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to fly to Coober Pedy.
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Coober Pedy — 4 nights

The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Coober Pedy is known for museums, nature, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park, examine the collection at Old Timers Mine, go deep underground at Tom's Working Opal Mine, and look for gifts at Seven Stones Designer Jewellers.

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Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Coober Pedy takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In December, daytime highs in Coober Pedy are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Port Lincoln.
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Port Lincoln — 7 nights

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Explore Port Lincoln's surroundings by going to The National Trust Folk Museum (in Cowell), Coffin Bay (Food Tours & Coffin Bay Lookout) and Tumby Bay Silo Art (in Tumby Bay). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, stop by Boston Bay Wines, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sleaford Bay, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Coffin Bay National Park.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Port Lincoln attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Coober Pedy to Port Lincoln takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Mount Gambier.
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Mount Gambier — 6 nights

The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mount Gambier: Robe (Cape Dombey Obelisk, Robe Beach, &more), Millicent (Millicent Swimming Lake & Lake McIntyre) and Glencoe Woolshed (in Glencoe). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Umpherston Sinkhole, don't miss a visit to Bowman Scenic Drive, take in panoramic vistas at Centenary Tower, and explore the activities along The Blue Lake.

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Traveling by flight from Port Lincoln to Mount Gambier takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Mount Gambier are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Naracoorte.
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Naracoorte — 4 nights

Naracoorte is a town in the Limestone Coast region of South Australia, approximately 336 kilometres south-east of Adelaide and 100 kilometres north of Mount Gambier on the Riddoch Highway .HistoryNaracoorte was formed from the merger of two towns, Kincraig, founded in 1845 by Scottish explorer William Macintosh, and Narracoorte, established as a government settlement in 1847. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naracoorte: Cockatoo Downs Farmstay (in Keith), Penola (Mary MacKillop Interpretive Centre & Banks Thargo Coonawarra) and Coonawarra (Parker Coonawarra Estate & Whistle Post Estate). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Naracoorte Caves National Park, get engrossed in the history at Clayton Farm Heritage Museum, learn about winemaking at Menzies Wine Room & Retreat, and view the masterpieces at Naracoorte Art Gallery.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Naracoorte road trip app.

Traveling by car from Mount Gambier to Naracoorte takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Tanunda.
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Tanunda — 7 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.
Explore Tanunda's surroundings by going to National Motor Museum (in Birdwood), Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek) and Kapunda Historical Society Museum (in Kapunda). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Seppeltsfield, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and savor the flavors at Langmeil Winery.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tanunda vacation planning tool.

Traveling by car from Naracoorte to Tanunda takes 4 hours. In January in Tanunda, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Clare.
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Clare — 6 nights

The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Clare: Simpson Rices Creek (in Auburn), Moonta (Moonta Mines Museum, The Little Christmas Shop, &more) and Peterborough (Peterborough Printing Works, Bob the Railway Dog, &more). The adventure continues: stroll through Riesling Trail, do a tasting at Sussex Squire Wines, steep yourself in history at Bungaree Station, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Aloysius Church.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Clare travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tanunda to Clare takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel 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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