50 days in South Australia Itinerary

50 days in South Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kangaroo Island
— 6 nights
2
Coober Pedy
— 4 nights
3
Port Augusta
— 3 nights
4
Hawker
— 2 nights
5
Flinders Ranges National Park
— 3 nights
6
Tanunda
— 6 nights
7
Adelaide
— 7 nights
8
Marion Bay
— 1 night
9
Victor Harbor
— 6 nights
10
Naracoorte
— 6 nights
11
Tantanoola
— 1 night
12
Mount Gambier
— 4 nights

6
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
You've added Stokes Bay Bush Garden, Kelly Hill Caves, Admirals Arch, and other attractions to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Stokes Beach, stroll through Browns Beach, and experience rural life at Clifford's Honey Farm.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island road trip site.

Sydney to Kangaroo Island is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Stokes Bay Bush Garden ©
Stokes Bay Bush Garden
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

4
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
You've now added Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park to your itinerary. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Faye's Underground Home, get engrossed in the history at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Serbian Orthodox Church, and look for all kinds of wild species at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Coober Pedy day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Coober Pedy takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September in Coober Pedy, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Old Timers Mine ©
Old Timers Mine

3
nights
Port Augusta

Port Augusta ©
A natural harbor established in 1852, Port Augusta houses one of the most popular tourist attractions of the area, the Wadlata Outback Center.
You've now added Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Augusta: Port Pirie RSL Museum (in Port Pirie), Dutchman's Stern Conservation Park (in Quorn) and Wirrabara Forest (in Wirrabara). The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli, explore the striking landscape of Mount Remarkable National Park, and take some stellar pictures from Water Tower Lookout.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Augusta trip itinerary maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Coober Pedy to Port Augusta. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Coober Pedy in September since evenings lows in Port Augusta dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hawker.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Port Pirie RSL Museum, Mount Remarkable National Park, Dutchman's Stern Conservation Park, Wirrabara Forest
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden ©
Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden
Dutchman's Stern Conservation Park ©
Dutchman's Stern Conservation Park
Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli ©

2
nights
Hawker

Hawker ©
Hawker is a town in the Flinders Ranges area of South Australia, 365km north of Adelaide. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Flinders Ranges National Park. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): stop by Wilpena Panorama, explore the galleries of Jeff Morgan Gallery, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Yourambulla Caves. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Wangara Lookout and then stroll around Flinders Ranges National Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hawker trip planner.

You can drive from Port Augusta to Hawker in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Flinders Ranges National Park.

Things to do in Hawker

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Wangara Lookout
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Yourambulla Caves ©
Yourambulla Caves
Jeff Morgan Gallery ©
Jeff Morgan Gallery
Wangara Lookout ©
Wangara Lookout

3
nights
Flinders Ranges National Park

Flinders Ranges National Park ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wilpena Pound.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Flinders Ranges National Park trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Hawker to Flinders Ranges National Park in 1.5 hours. In September in Flinders Ranges National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tanunda.

Things to do in Flinders Ranges National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Wilpena Pound ©
Wilpena Pound
Heritage Blinman Mine ©
Heritage Blinman Mine
Bunyeroo Gorge ©
Bunyeroo Gorge

6
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.
You've now added Langmeil Winery to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Tanunda: Clare (Riesling Trail, Crabtree Watervale Wines, &more), National Motor Museum (in Birdwood) and Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Seppeltsfield, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and view the masterpieces at Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Tanunda tour planner.

Getting from Flinders Ranges National Park to Tanunda by car takes about 5 hours. Traveling from Flinders Ranges National Park in September, you will find days in Tanunda are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Adelaide.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Museums Tours

Side Trips

Clare, Greenock, Nuriootpa, Marananga, National Motor Museum
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 6:
Highlights from your plan
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield
Tscharke's Place ©
Tscharke's Place

7
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Lofty Botanic Garden, Himeji Garden and Adelaide Botanic Garden. Explore Adelaide's surroundings by going to Hahndorf (Beerenberg Farm & The Cedars). There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Adelaide Zoo, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Adelaide trip planner.

Drive from Tanunda to Adelaide in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Marion Bay.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Hahndorf, Glenelg, Cleland Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Lofty Botanic Garden ©
Mount Lofty Botanic Garden
Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden

1
night
Marion Bay

Marion Bay ©
Marion Bay is a small township in the Australian state of South Australia at the southern tip of the Yorke Peninsula. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Innes National Park. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Marion Bay Jetty and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Innes National Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Marion Bay road trip planning website.

You can drive from Adelaide to Marion Bay in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Marion Bay

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Innes National Park
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Innes National Park ©
Innes National Park
Marion Bay Jetty ©
Marion Bay Jetty

6
nights
Victor Harbor

Victor Harbor ©
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. You've now added Granite Island to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Victor Harbor side-trips: McLaren Vale (Old Oval Estate, Home of Fork in the Road Wines, Primo Estate, &more), Fleurieu Hills Vineyard (in Willunga) and Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach). The adventure continues: experience rural life at Softfoot, take in the spiritual surroundings of Newland Memorial Uniting Church, admire the landmark architecture of Basham's Beach Regional Park, and take an in-depth tour of Encounter Coast Discovery Centre.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Victor Harbor trip builder.

Traveling by car from Marion Bay to Victor Harbor takes 4.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Victor Harbor can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Naracoorte.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, The Goolwa Barrage, Fleurieu Hills Vineyard, Aldinga Beach, Basham's Beach Regional Park
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Softfoot ©
Softfoot
Fox Creek Wines ©
Fox Creek Wines

6
nights
Naracoorte

Naracoorte ©
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. Naracoorte Caves National Park has been added to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Naracoorte: Horsham (Wimmera River & Horsham Weir to Baillie Street River Walk), Mount Arapiles-Tooan State Park (in Natimuk) and Johnny Mullagh Park (in Harrow). There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at Cockatoo Downs Farmstay, explore the fascinating underground world of Wonambi Fossil Centre, do a tasting at Parker Coonawarra Estate, and stop by Yulgilbar Wood Gallery.

Find out how to plan Naracoorte trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from Victor Harbor to Naracoorte in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Tantanoola.

Things to do in Naracoorte

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Coonawarra, Horsham, Penola, Cockatoo Downs Farmstay, Mount Arapiles-Tooan State Park
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
Cockatoo Downs Farmstay ©
Cockatoo Downs Farmstay
Yulgilbar Wood Gallery ©
Yulgilbar Wood Gallery

1
night
Tantanoola

Tantanoola ©
Tantanoola is a town in South Australia. Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): examine the collection at Glencoe Woolshed and then Head underground at Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tantanoola online vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Naracoorte to Tantanoola takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Tantanoola can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Tantanoola

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Glencoe Woolshed
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park ©
Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park
Glencoe Woolshed ©
Glencoe Woolshed

4
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
You've added Engelbrecht Cave, The Valley Lake, Cave Gardens, and other attractions to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Mount Gambier: Griffiths Island (in Port Fairy) and Bay of Whales Gallery and Coffee Shop (in Narrawong). The adventure continues: browse the collection at Mount Gambier Public Library, take in panoramic vistas at Centenary Tower, take in the exciting artwork at Riddoch Art Gallery, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Schank.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Mount Gambier trip builder website.

Mount Gambier is just a short distance from Tantanoola. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Griffiths Island, Bay of Whales Gallery and Coffee Shop
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Engelbrecht Cave ©
Engelbrecht Cave
The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island

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