13 days in South Australia Itinerary

13 days in South Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Australia trip planner

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Clare
— 1 night
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Port Augusta
— 1 night
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Ceduna
— 2 nights
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Elliston
— 2 nights
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Port Lincoln
— 3 nights
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Port Augusta
— 1 night
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Wallaroo
— 2 nights
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Clare

— 1 night
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 3rd (Mon): explore the galleries of Clare Valley Art Gallery, then do a tasting at Greg Cooley Wines, then make a trip to St Aloysius Church, and finally learn about winemaking at Eldredge Vineyards.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Clare trip planner.

Port Elliot to Clare is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Clare

Wineries · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Port Augusta

— 1 night
A natural harbor established in 1852, Port Augusta houses one of the most popular tourist attractions of the area, the Wadlata Outback Center.
For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Port Augusta day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Clare to Port Augusta takes 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 10°C. You will leave for Ceduna on the 4th (Tue).

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Ceduna

— 2 nights
Ceduna is a town in South Australia located on the shores of Murat Bay on the west coast of Eyre Peninsula. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Arts Ceduna and then trek along Encounter Walking Trail. On your second day here, make a trip to Ceduna Jetty, then take an in-depth tour of Penong Windmill Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Woolshed Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ceduna trip planning tool.

You can drive from Port Augusta to Ceduna in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. May in Ceduna sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Elliston.

Things to do in Ceduna

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Elliston

— 2 nights
Elliston is a small coastal town in the Australian state of South Australia on the west coast of Eyre Peninsula 169 km northwest of Port Lincoln and 641 km west of Adelaide. On the 6th (Thu), appreciate the history behind Clifftop Drive Sculpture. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Woolshed Cave.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Elliston itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ceduna to Elliston takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Elliston

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Port Lincoln

— 3 nights
Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
National Trust of S.A Museum and Port Lincoln Railway Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Sleaford Bay and Fishery Bay. And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Dellacolline Winery, stop by Eyre Peninsula Book Bazaar, contemplate the long history of Mill Cottage Museum, and make a trip to The Old Mill.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Port Lincoln tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Elliston to Port Lincoln in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Port Augusta

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Homestead Gardens, then view the masterpieces 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. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about all things military at RSL Military Museum and then get engrossed in the history at Wilmington toy museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Augusta travel planning site.

Traveling by car from Port Lincoln to Port Augusta takes 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Wallaroo.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Wallaroo

— 2 nights
Wallaroo is a port town on the western side of Yorke Peninsula in South Australia, 160 kilometres north-northwest of Adelaide. On the 13th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Wallaroo Heritage and Nautical Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Copper Coast, and then contemplate the long history of Moonta Heritage Trail 38.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Wallaroo day trip website.

Traveling by car from Port Augusta to Wallaroo takes 2.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Wallaroo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

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South Australia travel guide

4.5
Wineries & Vineyards · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
Largely arid or semi-arid in terms of its climate and geography, South Australia nevertheless boasts several picturesque mountain ranges and grasslands, particularly in its coastal region. Founded in 1836 as a planned colonial province rather than a penal settlement, South Australia has a slightly different modern history than Australia’s other states. Economically prosperous and culturally rich, South Australia boasts a confident, easygoing personality.