13 days in Mount Gambier, Whyalla & Murray Bridge Itinerary

13 days in Mount Gambier, Whyalla & Murray Bridge Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Australia travel route planner
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Mount Gambier
— 3 nights
Drive
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Whyalla
— 2 nights
Drive
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Murray Bridge
— 5 nights
Drive to Adelaide International Airport, Fly to Amritsar

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Mount Gambier — 3 nights

The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Change things up with a short trip to Naracoorte Caves National Park in Naracoorte (about 1h 25 min away). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Umpherston Sinkhole, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Schank, explore the activities along The Blue Lake, and learn about all things military at Mount Gambier Rsl War Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mount Gambier trip itinerary builder app.

Amritsar, India to Mount Gambier is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Amritsar to Mount Gambier, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Amritsar in August; daily highs in Mount Gambier reach 16°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Whyalla.
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Nature · Parks · Museums
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Find places to stay Aug 20 — 23:

Whyalla — 2 nights

Whyalla is the third most populous city in the Australian state of South Australia after Adelaide and Mount Gambier. Go for a jaunt from Whyalla to Port Augusta to see Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden about 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Hummock Hill Lookout, get engrossed in the history at Mount Laura Homestead Museum, learn about all things military at Whyalla Maritime Museum, and take in the waterfront activity at Whyalla Marina.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Whyalla tour planner.

You can drive from Mount Gambier to Whyalla in 9 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Mount Gambier in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Whyalla: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Murray Bridge.
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Parks · Museums · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites
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Murray Bridge — 5 nights

Murray Bridge is a city in the Australian state of South Australia, located 76km east-southeast of the state's capital city, Adelaide, and 77km north of the town of Meningie. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Murray Bridge: Kies Family Wines (in Lyndoch), Hahndorf (Hahndorf Hill Winery & Heysen The Cedars) and Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek). There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Monarto Safari Park, don't miss a visit to Gardner Knives, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Rehn Bier, and learn about winemaking at Seppeltsfield.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Murray Bridge trip planner.

Traveling by car from Whyalla to Murray Bridge takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Murray Bridge sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.
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Wineries · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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