Melbourne to Adelaide Road Trip Places to See

Melbourne to Adelaide Road Trip Places to See

The Great Ocean Road and the Otways

Experience one of the world’s spectacular coastal drives at the Great Ocean Road, and along this route you can stop at the Otways for a scenic getaway with nature. Stop by the Kennett River to take some pictures of the native wildlife and birds.

Ballarat’s Sovereign Hill

In a Victorian town of Ballarat, another best attraction you will be interested visiting is Sovereign Hill, an open-air museum in Golden Point. The museum displays the years when gold was first discovered in the area.

The Grampians

A detour to the Grampians would be a great choice. Drive straight to the heart of the Grampians, to the scenic town of Halls Gap. From there you can visit the impressive waterfalls of the Grampians one by one Mackenzie Falls, Wannon Falls, Nigretta Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, Silverband Falls, Beehive Falls, Clematis Falls, and Fish Falls.

Mount Gambier

The volcanic and limestone city of Mount Gambier would be the next attractive stop, 17 kilometres from the Victorian border and about 450 kilometres from Adelaide. There you can check out the lakes, caves, sinkholes, parks, and gardens.

Coonawarra Wine Region

From Mount Gambier stop by and take a pause at the historic town of Penola and explore the wineries of Coonawarra Wine Region. Coonawarra, a famous wine-producing region of South Australia, is synonymous with Cabernet Sauvignon. But they also produce the best Shiraz.

Naracoorte Caves

Also in the limestone coast of South Australia is the World Heritage listed Naracoorte Caves National Park where you can explore the underground caves. The park housed 26 caves that are protected. The caves contained extensive fossil records formed over 200 million years ago.

Victor Harbour

On the southern coast of Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 kilometres south of Adelaide, hides the quaint coastal city of Victor Harbour. The city has been a popular summer holiday destination in South Australia.

Lake Alexandrina and Lake Albert

Located in the Fleurieu, Kangaroo Island, and Murray Mallee regions of South Australia, the estuarine lagoon Lake Alexandrina hosts a rich biodiversity. Adjoined the smaller Lake Albert, the freshwater habitat is a government-protected area also known as Lower Lakes with most of its water coming from the Murray River.

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