28 days in Australia Itinerary

28 days in Australia Itinerary

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28 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Lara
1
Lara
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Robe
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Maslin Beach
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  3 h
5
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
6
Adelaide
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
7
Watervale
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Tanunda
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
9
Mintaro
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
10
Adelaide
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
11
McLaren Vale
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4 h 30 min
12
Mumbannar
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h
End: Adelaide

3
nights
Lara

Lara ©
Lara is a suburb of the City of Greater Geelong, 18 km north-east of the Geelong CBD, inland from the Princes Freeway to Melbourne.HistoryThe explorers Hume and Hovell arrived at Lara on December 16, 1824, believing that they had reached Westernport Bay. Cape Schanck Lighthouse has been added to your itinerary. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from Cape Schanck Lighthouse.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Lara day trip planning app .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Lara. In August, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Lara

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cape Schanck Lighthouse, Point Lonsdale Lighthouse, London Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Cape Schanck Lighthouse ©
Cape Schanck Lighthouse
Point Lonsdale Lighthouse ©
Point Lonsdale Lighthouse

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Martyrs, identify plant and animal life at Childer's Cove, then identify plant and animal life at Gibsons Steps, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at The Razorback. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): do a tasting at Newtons Ridge Estate Vineyard & Winery, then head outdoors with The Arch, and then don't miss a visit to The Grotto.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Port Campbell trip planning tool .

You can drive from Lara to Port Campbell in 2.5 hours. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Robe.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bay of Martyrs, Childer's Cove
Highlights from your plan
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps
Bay of Martyrs ©
Bay of Martyrs
The Arch ©
The Arch

2
nights
Robe

Robe ©
Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cape Jaffa Wines. On the 5th (Thu), make a trip to Cape Jaffa Lighthouse, learn about winemaking at Cape Jaffa Wines, then do a tasting at Wangolina, and finally view the masterpieces at Wilson's at Robe. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at Beachport Jetty and then visit a coastal fixture at Robe Lighthouse.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Robe journey builder .

Getting from Port Campbell to Robe by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Maslin Beach.

Things to do in Robe

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cape Jaffa Lighthouse, Beachport Jetty
Highlights from your plan
Cape Jaffa Wines ©
Cape Jaffa Wines
Wangolina ©
Wangolina
Cape Jaffa Lighthouse ©
Cape Jaffa Lighthouse

3
nights
Maslin Beach

Maslin Beach ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Maslin Beach, Paxton Wines, Chapel Hill Winery, and other attractions.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Maslin Beach online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Robe to Maslin Beach by car takes about 4 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Maslin Beach can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Maslin Beach

Wineries Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Jetty Pylons
Highlights from your plan
Mollydooker Wines ©
Mollydooker Wines
Maslin Beach ©
Maslin Beach
Paxton Wines ©
Paxton Wines

4
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Your list of things to see and do now includes KI Spirits, Kangaroo Island Gateway Visitor Information Centre, Dudley Cellar Door, and other attractions. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bay of Shoals Winery and George's 40,000 Castle Lights. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hope Cottage and Australian Red Gum Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Parndana Wildlife Park, browse the exhibits of Kangaroo Island Gallery, and get a taste of life in the country at Island Pure Sheep Dairy.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kangaroo Island road trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Maslin Beach to Kangaroo Island. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Museums Wineries Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Hope Cottage ©
Hope Cottage
Dudley Cellar Door ©
Dudley Cellar Door
Bay of Shoals Winery ©
Bay of Shoals Winery

few
hours
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.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Adelaide sightseeing app .

You can fly from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In September in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 14th (Sat), you'll travel to Watervale.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Outdoors Parks

3
nights
Watervale

Watervale ©
On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Annie's Lane, identify plant and animal life at Rocks Reserve, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Wakefield Historical Walk.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Watervale travel planning website .

You can drive from Adelaide to Watervale in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Tanunda.

Things to do in Watervale

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ardrossan, Port Wakefield Historical Walk, Lake Bumbunga, Rocks Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Rocks Reserve ©
Rocks Reserve
Annie's Lane ©
Annie's Lane
Ardrossan Museum And Information Outlet ©

3
nights
Tanunda

Tanunda ©
One of the cities of the Barossa Valley wine-producing region, Tanunda has an easygoing atmosphere stemming from its close connection with agriculture and viniculture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rockford Winery, Maggie Beer's Farm Shop and Barossa Visitor Centre. Step off the beaten path and head to Turkey Flat Vineyards and Yelland & Papps. Get a sense of the local culture at Chateau Dorrien and Basedow Wines. Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Rolf Binder.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tanunda road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Watervale to Tanunda takes 1.5 hours. September in Tanunda sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mintaro.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Nuriootpa, Seppeltsfield, Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars
Highlights from your plan
Rockford Winery ©
Rockford Winery
Turkey Flat Vineyards ©
Turkey Flat Vineyards
Chateau Dorrien ©
Chateau Dorrien

2
nights
Mintaro

Mintaro ©
Mintaro is an historic town in the eastern Clare Valley, about 128 km north of Adelaide, South Australia. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Martindale Hall Heritage Museum and then steep yourself in history at Eudunda Heritage Walk. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Mintaro Garden Rooms, have some family-friendly fun at Mintaro Maze, then learn about winemaking at Pikes Wines, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Anglican Church of Australia.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Mintaro trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Tanunda to Mintaro takes 1.5 hours. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Adelaide.

Things to do in Mintaro

Historic Sites Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Pikes Wines, Eudunda Heritage Walk, St Mary's Anglican Church of Australia
Highlights from your plan
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum ©
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum
Pikes Wines ©
Pikes Wines
Mintaro Maze ©
Mintaro Maze

1
night
Adelaide

Adelaide
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Historic Ketch Falie.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Adelaide sightseeing planning website .

You can drive from Mintaro to Adelaide in 2 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Historic Ketch Falie

2
nights
McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale ©
McLaren Vale is a small rural town in South Australia famous for producing world class red wine. You've added Maxwell Wines, Kay Brothers Cellar Door & Winery, The Almond Train, and other attractions to your itinerary. Hugo Wines and Shingleback Wine are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cellar Door at S.C. Pannell Wines and St Joan of Arc Catholic Church. Go for a jaunt from McLaren Vale to Victor Harbor to see Old Port Victor Historic Walk about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: do a tasting at Serafino Cellar Door and browse the exhibits of Willunga Leadlight and Glass Studio.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our McLaren Vale attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Adelaide to McLaren Vale takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mumbannar.

Things to do in McLaren Vale

Wineries Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Victor Harbor, Willunga Leadlight and Glass Studio, Hugo Wines
Highlights from your plan
Maxwell Wines ©
Maxwell Wines
Kay Brothers Cellar Door & Winery ©
Kay Brothers Cellar Door & Winery

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nights
Mumbannar

Mumbannar ©
Princess Margaret Rose Caves has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): Head underground at Princess Margaret Rose Caves, kick back and relax at Estuary Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Dartmoor and district Avenue of Honour.

Plan my trip to Mumbannar with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

The Route module can help you plan travel from McLaren Vale to Mumbannar. In September, Mumbannar is little chillier than McLaren Vale - with highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbannar

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Dartmoor, Estuary Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fort O`Hare Campground ©
Fort O`Hare Campground
Princess Margaret Rose Caves ©
Princess Margaret Rose Caves

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