8 days in South Australia Itinerary

8 days in South Australia Itinerary

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8 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Baulkham Hills
Drive:  13​h
1
Flinders Ranges National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  11​h 30​min
2
Coober Pedy
— 1 day
3
Adelaide
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
McLaren Vale
— Few hours
Drive:  14​h 30​min
End: Baulkham Hills

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day
Flinders Ranges National Park

Flinders Ranges National Park ©
To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Flinders Ranges National Park travel route planning app .

Baulkham Hills to Flinders Ranges National Park is an approximately 18-hour car ride. You can also fly. In April in Flinders Ranges National Park, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Flinders Ranges National Park

Outdoors Trails Nature
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Bunyeroo Gorge ©
Bunyeroo Gorge

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day
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Arid Areas Tours has been added to your itinerary.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Coober Pedy tour itinerary app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Flinders Ranges National Park to Coober Pedy. In April in Coober Pedy, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Outdoors Tours Museums
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Arid Areas Tours ©
Arid Areas Tours
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Old Timers Mine ©
Old Timers Mine

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rundle Mall. On the 19th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Adelaide Zoo, contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, then wander the streets of Rundle Mall, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Adelaide driving holiday planner.

Fly from Coober Pedy to Adelaide in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Coober Pedy, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Adelaide, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Outdoors
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Flinders Chase National Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island road trip planner .

Getting from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to McLaren Vale.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park

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hours
McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale ©
McLaren Vale is a small rural town in South Australia famous for producing world class red wine. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Aldinga Beach and then learn about winemaking at Fox Creek Wines.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read McLaren Vale trip maker .

Getting from Kangaroo Island to McLaren Vale by combination of car and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In April, daytime highs in McLaren Vale are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in McLaren Vale

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Aldinga Beach
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Fox Creek Wines ©
Fox Creek Wines

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