11 days in South Australia Itinerary

11 days in South Australia Itinerary

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11 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Adelaide
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Port Augusta
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Flinders Ranges National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Clare
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
6
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru


1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, then meet the residents at Adelaide Zoo, and then steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval.

To see reviews and tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip itinerary maker website .

Bengaluru, India to Adelaide is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) is 4 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in October, with highs in Adelaide at 26°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

2
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): look for gifts at Opalios, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Serbian Orthodox Church, then explore and take pictures at Tom's Working Opal Mine, and finally explore the fascinating landscape at Breakaways Conservation Park. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catacomb Church, then admire the landmark architecture of Faye's Underground Home, and finally get engrossed in the history at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Coober Pedy itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Coober Pedy takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Adelaide in October, things will get a bit warmer in Coober Pedy: highs are around 36°C and lows about 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Homestead Gardens, enjoy some diversion at Port Augusta Train Park, take in the exciting artwork at Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli, then admire the natural beauty at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, and finally get great views at Water Tower Lookout.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Port Augusta trip tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Coober Pedy to Port Augusta. In October, Port Augusta is a bit cooler than Coober Pedy - with highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Flinders Ranges National Park.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks Shopping Museums
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Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden ©
Homestead Gardens ©
Homestead Gardens

1
night
Flinders Ranges National Park

Flinders Ranges National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): trek along Brachina Gorge Geological Trail and then take in the dramatic natural features at Wilpena Pound.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Flinders Ranges National Park day trip app .

You can drive from Port Augusta to Flinders Ranges National Park in 3 hours. When traveling from Port Augusta in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Flinders Ranges National Park: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Clare.

Things to do in Flinders Ranges National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Wilpena Pound ©
Wilpena Pound
Brachina Gorge Geological Trail ©
Brachina Gorge Geological Trail

1
night
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): do a tasting at Sevenhill Cellars, then contemplate the long history of Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, and finally hike along Riesling Trail.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Clare trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from Flinders Ranges National Park to Clare in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Clare

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Explore hidden gems such as Kelly Hill Caves and Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park. Spend the 27th (Sat) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kangaroo Island Spirits, and make a trip to Emu Ridge.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Clare to Kangaroo Island takes 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 28:
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Kelly Hill Caves ©
Kelly Hill Caves
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

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