12 days in Cairns, Adelaide & Robinvale Itinerary

12 days in Cairns, Adelaide & Robinvale Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairns
— 2 nights
2
Adelaide
— 7 nights
3
Robinvale
— 1 night

2
nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
On the 10th (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones, thenget a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then pause for some photo ops at Cairns Cenotaph. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Blue Sky Brewery, enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach, and then admire the landmark architecture of Freshwater Station.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip itinerary planning tool.

Brisbane to Cairns is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Blue Sky Brewery ©
Blue Sky Brewery

7
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Get out of town with these interesting Adelaide side-trips: Seppeltsfield (in Seppeltsfield), McLaren Vale (Fox Creek Wines, Primo Estate, &more) and Tanunda (Langmeil Winery & Soul Growers). And it doesn't end there: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, do a tasting at National Wine Centre of Australia, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, and take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Adelaide day trip planning site.

You can fly from Cairns to Adelaide in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is minus 0.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairns in January; daily highs in Adelaide reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Robinvale.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries Parks Tours

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Tanunda, Seppeltsfield, Semaphore Beach, Murray Street Vineyards
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Primo Estate ©
Primo Estate

1
night
Robinvale

Robinvale ©
Robinvale is a town on the south bank of the Murray River in north western Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): look for gifts at Robinvale Organic & Bio-Dynamic Wines.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Robinvale trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Adelaide to Robinvale. Traveling from Adelaide to Robinvale, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Adelaide in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Robinvale, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Robinvale

Shopping
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Robinvale Organic & Bio-Dynamic Wines ©
Robinvale Organic & Bio-Dynamic Wines

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