6 days in Strathalbyn & Coober Pedy Itinerary

6 days in Strathalbyn & Coober Pedy Itinerary

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6 days in Strathalbyn & Coober Pedy Itinerary

Start: Strathalbyn
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Coober Pedy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Strathalbyn


Strathalbyn ©
Strathalbyn is a town in South Australia, in the Alexandrina Council. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Carrickalinga Beach and Ingalalla Falls. Step out of the city life by going to Waitpinga Beach and Hallett Cove Conservation Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Deep Creek Conservation Park (in Delamere) and McLaren Vale III Associates (in McLaren Vale). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at River Angas Walkway.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Strathalbyn trip planner .

If you are flying in from Netherlands, the closest major airport is Adelaide International Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Strathalbyn can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Strathalbyn

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Deep Creek Conservation Park, Ingalalla Falls, Waitpinga Beach, McLaren Vale III Associates, Carrickalinga Beach
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River Angas Walkway ©
River Angas Walkway
Hallett Cove Conservation Park ©
Hallett Cove Conservation Park
Carrickalinga Beach ©
Carrickalinga Beach

Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church, then identify plant and animal life at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, and then explore the fascinating landscape at Breakaways Conservation Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Tom's Working Opal Mine, pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church, admire the landmark architecture of Faye's Underground Home, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catacomb Church, and finally take an in-depth tour of Umoona Opal Mine & Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Coober Pedy trip site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Strathalbyn to Coober Pedy. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Strathalbyn in December; daily highs in Coober Pedy reach 40°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks Wildlife Museums
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 15:
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Serbian Orthodox Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Church
Catacomb Church ©
Catacomb Church