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The Great Lakes and Rivers Tour (Adelaide to Sydney) (Part I)

Estimated Travel Period: 17 Days, about 16 hours 20 mins
Estimated Travel Distance: 1,420 kms

Best Time To Travel

Enjoy the great outdoors in mid Spring (October to November), Summer (December to February) and early Autumn (March to April). Just remember to bring hats, sunglasses and sunscreen so you can fully enjoy your adventure. Know what else you need to bring with What To Pack For Your Australian Self-Drive Holiday.

Have some water fun as you seek out the lovely rivers, lakes and parks of South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales. 
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Day 1 Adelaide to Blanchetown

Estimated Travel Period: about 1 hour 50 mins
Estimated Travel Distance:138 kms

Visit the historical 150-year-old Blanchetown Hotel, where you can dine with an amazing view of Murray River.

Day 2 Blanchetown

Estimated Travel Period: 8 minutes
Estimated Travel Distance:10 kms

Look for Stone Curlew, Australian Owlet Nightjars and Hairy-nosed Wombat at the Brookfield Conservation Park.

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Day 3 Blanchetown to Renmark

Estimated Travel Period: about 1 hour 30 mins
Estimated Travel Distance:121 kms

See the Olivewood Historic Homestead and Museum for a glimpse of the first irrigation settlement in Australia.

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Day 4 Renmark

Estimated Travel Period: 8 minutes
Estimated Travel Distance:5 kms

There are beautiful flowers and hearty meals at Ruston's Rose Garden, the largest rose garden in the city.

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Day 5 Renmark to Mildura

Estimated Travel Period: about 1 hour 35 mins
Estimated Travel Distance:139 kms

Take a tour of Murray River on a paddlesteamer or go hot air ballooning over the city.

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