60 days in South Australia Itinerary

60 days in South Australia Itinerary

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Start: Brisbane
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Mount Gambier
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Naracoorte
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Victor Harbor
— 8 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 7 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Coober Pedy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
6
Port Lincoln
— 7 nights
+4
Fly + Foot + Bus + Foot + Train:  4 h 30 min
7
Tanunda
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Clare
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h
9
Adelaide
— 9 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Brisbane

6
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Get out of town with these interesting Mount Gambier side-trips: Petrified Forest and Blowholes (in Cape Bridgewater), Port Fairy (Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island, Griffiths Island, &more) and Portland (Cape Nelson lighthouse & Portland Botanical Gardens). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole, enjoy breathtaking views from Centenary Tower, admire the natural beauty at Cave Gardens, and appreciate the history behind Dartmoor and district Avenue of Honour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Mount Gambier planner.

Brisbane to Mount Gambier is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane to Mount Gambier, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Brisbane in May, with highs in Mount Gambier at 19°C and lows at 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Naracoorte.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Port Fairy, Portland, Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, Petrified Forest and Blowholes, Princess Margaret Rose Caves
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 6:
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The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island
Cave Gardens ©
Cave Gardens

4
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. Explore Naracoorte's surroundings by going to Penola (Raidis Estate, Mary MacKillop Interpretive Centre, &more), Kingston SE (The Big Lobster & Cape Jaffa Lighthouse) and Wangolina (in Wangolina). And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Naracoorte Caves National Park, learn about winemaking at Parker Coonawarra Estate, examine the collection at Sheep's Back Museum, and look for gifts at Yulgilbar Wood Gallery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Naracoorte trip builder tool.

You can drive from Mount Gambier to Naracoorte in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Naracoorte

Wineries Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Coonawarra, Penola, Kingston SE, Wangolina
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 10:
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Katnook Coonawarra ©
Katnook Coonawarra
Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
Rymill Coonawarra ©
Rymill Coonawarra

8
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. Venture out of the city with trips to McLaren Vale (Primo Estate, Fox Creek Wines, &more) and Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach). And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Granite Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Horseshoe Bay, take in the pleasant sights at Kaiki Walk - Granite Island, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Victor Harbor tour planning app.

Getting from Naracoorte to Victor Harbor by car takes about 4 hours. June in Victor Harbor sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Goolwa, Port Elliot, Aldinga Beach
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 18:
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Primo Estate ©
Primo Estate
Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Fox Creek Wines ©
Fox Creek Wines

7
nights
Kangaroo Island

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 historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kangaroo Island Spirits, head outdoors with Remarkable Rocks, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Flinders Chase National Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kangaroo Island route planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Victor Harbor to Kangaroo Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 25:
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Off-Road Tours
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.
Coober Pedy is known for museums, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Faye's Underground Home, identify plant and animal life at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catacomb Church, and take in the dramatic natural features at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Coober Pedy trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Coober Pedy by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. In June, daytime highs in Coober Pedy are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park

7
nights
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Change things up with these side-trips from Port Lincoln: The National Trust Folk Museum (in Cowell), Tumby Bay Silo Art (in Tumby Bay) and Coffin Bay (Food Tours & Coffin Bay National Park). And it doesn't end there: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, enjoy the sand and surf at Fishery Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sleaford Bay, and cruise along Winter Hill Lookout.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Lincoln holiday website.

Traveling by flight from Coober Pedy to Port Lincoln takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tanunda.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Coffin Bay, The National Trust Folk Museum, Tumby Bay Silo Art
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 6:
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Food Tours
Sleaford Bay ©
Sleaford Bay

7
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tanunda: Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek) and National Motor Museum (in Birdwood). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, steep yourself in history at Langmeil Winery, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Town Walk of Tanunda.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tanunda holiday planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Port Lincoln to Tanunda in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July in Tanunda, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Clare.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Seppeltsfield, Gorge Wildlife Park, Barossa Old Rose Repository, Yelland & Papps, National Motor Museum
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield

7
nights
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Clare: Moonta (Moonta Heritage Trail 38, Moonta Mines Museum, &more), Wallaroo Heritage Trail 37 (in Wallaroo) and Peterborough (Peterborough Motorcycle & Antique Museum & Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre). There's lots more to do: trek along Riesling Trail, take a peaceful walk through Wirrabara Forest, brush up on your military savvy at Port Pirie RSL Museum, and discover the riches below the earth's surface at Burra Copper Mine.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Clare travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tanunda to Clare in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Clare

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Moonta, Sevenhill, Port Pirie, Burra, Peterborough
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 20:
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Moonta Mines Museum ©
Moonta Mines Museum
Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail
Sevenhill Cellars ©
Sevenhill Cellars

9
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Adelaide side-trips: Port Noarlunga Reef (in Port Noarlunga), Hahndorf (The Cedars & Beerenberg Farm) and Cobb's Hill Estate (in Oakbank). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Adelaide Zoo, get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, and glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Clare to Adelaide in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Adelaide are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Hahndorf, Henley Beach, Glenelg, Port Noarlunga Reef, Cobb's Hill Estate
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Wine Tours & Tastings

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