15 days in South Australia Itinerary

15 days in South Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mount Gambier
— 2 nights
2
Robe
— 2 nights
3
McLaren Vale
— 3 nights
4
Hawker
— 1 night
5
Coober Pedy
— 3 nights
6
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights

2
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
The Blue Lake has been added to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mount Gambier: Parker Coonawarra Estate (in Coonawarra), Millicent Swimming Lake (in Millicent) and Naracoorte Caves National Park (in Naracoorte). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, view the masterpieces at Bay of Whales Gallery and Coffee Shop, look for all kinds of wild species at Cape Nelson State Park, and experience rural life at Echo Farm.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Mount Gambier trip planning app.

Melbourne to Mount Gambier is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Mount Gambier is minus 0.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Mount Gambier are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Robe.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Parker Coonawarra Estate, Bay of Whales Gallery and Coffee Shop, Millicent Swimming Lake, Naracoorte Caves National Park, Cape Nelson State Park
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
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The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park ©
Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park

2
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Robe

Robe ©
Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Robe Beach. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): stroll through Beachport Surf Beach, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Robe Town Brewery, thenlook for gifts at Mahalia Coffee, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Robe Beach. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Ralph Fowler Wines, thendo a tasting at Wangolina, thentake a leisurely stroll along Beachport Jetty, and finally have fun at Susan Wilson Memorial Playground.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Robe trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Mount Gambier to Robe in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to McLaren Vale.

Things to do in Robe

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Beachport
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Beachport Surf Beach ©
Beachport Surf Beach
Mahalia Coffee ©
Mahalia Coffee
Robe Town Brewery ©
Robe Town Brewery

3
nights
McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale ©
McLaren Vale is a small rural town in South Australia famous for producing world class red wine. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fleurieu Arthouse. Explore McLaren Vale's surroundings by going to The Cedars (in Hahndorf), Granite Island (in Victor Harbor) and Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Glenelg Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nan Hai Pu Tuo Temple, take in the waterfront at Glenelg Pier, and do a tasting at Primo Estate.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our McLaren Vale holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Robe to McLaren Vale takes 4 hours. December in McLaren Vale sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hawker.

Things to do in McLaren Vale

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Glenelg, The Cedars, Granite Island, Nan Hai Pu Tuo Temple, Carrickalinga Beach
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
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Fleurieu Arthouse ©
Fleurieu Arthouse
Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Glenelg Beach ©
Glenelg Beach

1
night
Hawker

Hawker
Hawker is a town in the Flinders Ranges area of South Australia, 365km north of Adelaide. You've now added Flinders Ranges National Park to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Fri), see Off-Road Tours and then explore the striking landscape of Flinders Ranges National Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hawker trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from McLaren Vale to Hawker. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Hawker

Parks Nature Tours
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nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Faye's Underground Home. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church, stop by Seven Stones Designer Jewellers, examine the collection at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Coober Pedy road trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hawker to Coober Pedy. January in Coober Pedy sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
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Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Serbian Orthodox Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Church
Old Timers Mine ©
Old Timers Mine

3
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Kangaroo Island

Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kangaroo Island is known for wildlife, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Off-Road Tours, explore the striking landscape at Admirals Arch, get outside with Remarkable Rocks, and look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park.

For ratings and other tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island tour itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Coober Pedy to Kangaroo Island in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 9:
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Off-Road Tours
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

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