10 days in South Australia Itinerary

10 days in South Australia Itinerary

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10 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Clare
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Sydney

2
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to North Terrace and River Torrens Linear Park Trail. Get in touch with nature at Gorge Wildlife Park and Henley Beach. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Carrick Hill, hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market, buy something for everyone on your list at Adelaide Arcade, and identify plant and animal life at Waterfall Gully.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Adelaide trip itinerary planner.

Sydney to Adelaide is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Adelaide, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Clare.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Shopping, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Henley Beach, Gorge Wildlife Park
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Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market
Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill

2
nights
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): enjoy some diversion at Richardson Park Playspace, view the masterpieces at Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Riesling Trail, then do a tasting at Sevenhill Cellars, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Aloysius Church. On your second day here, stop by Mintaro Wines, contemplate the long history of Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, do a tasting at Kilikanoon Winery, then learn about winemaking at Jeanneret Wines, and finally contemplate the long history of Bungaree Station.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Clare trip builder website .

Getting from Adelaide to Clare by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Clare

#Wineries, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sevenhill, Mintaro, Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage
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Sevenhill Cellars ©
Sevenhill Cellars
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum ©
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum
Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Step out of the city life by going to Kelly Hill Caves and Remarkable Rocks. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation and Cape du Couedic Lighthouse. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, meet the residents at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, stroll through Stokes Beach, and admire all the interesting features of Island Pure Sheep Dairy.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island online travel planner .

You can drive from Clare to Kangaroo Island in 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife
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Kelly Hill Caves ©
Kelly Hill Caves
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

2
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
On the 13th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Serbian Orthodox Church, and then explore the fascinating landscape at Breakaways Conservation Park. Keep things going the next day: stop by Opalios, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catacomb Church, and then get engrossed in the history at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Coober Pedy trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Coober Pedy in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. In November, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Serbian Orthodox Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Church
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum

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