13 days in Mount Gambier, Whyalla & Murray Bridge Itinerary

13 days in Mount Gambier, Whyalla & Murray Bridge Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Australia visit planner
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Mount Gambier
— 3 nights
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Whyalla
— 2 nights
Drive
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Murray Bridge
— 5 nights
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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). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole, Head underground at Cave Gardens, contemplate the waterfront views at The Blue Lake, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Schank.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mount Gambier road trip planner.

Amritsar, India to Mount Gambier is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amritsar to Mount Gambier is 4 hours. 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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Whyalla — 2 nights

Whyalla is the third most populous city in the Australian state of South Australia after Adelaide and Mount Gambier. Step out of Whyalla to go to Port Augusta and see Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Hummock Hill Lookout, learn about all things military at Whyalla Maritime Museum, get engrossed in the history at Mount Laura Homestead Museum, and go for a stroll along the water at Whyalla Marina.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Whyalla trip planner.

Drive from Mount Gambier to Whyalla in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Mount Gambier in August, expect nights in Whyalla to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car 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: Hahndorf (Hahndorf Hill Winery & Heysen The Cedars), Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek) and Shaw & Smith (in Balhannah). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Kies Family Wines, don't miss a visit to The Bunyip, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Monarto Safari Park, and contemplate the long history of Langmeil Winery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Murray Bridge trip planning website.

Getting from Whyalla to Murray Bridge by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. In August in Murray Bridge, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 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 · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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