10 days in South Australia Itinerary

10 days in South Australia Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Port Lincoln
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Tanunda
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Sydney

1
night
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
On the 29th (Sun), browse the exhibits of Mill Cottage Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): kick back and relax at Fishery Bay and then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Port Lincoln day trip planning site.

Sydney to Port Lincoln is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST), which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Shark Diving
Mill Cottage Museum ©
Mill Cottage Museum

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Take a break from the city and head to Flinders Chase National Park and Raptor Domain. Next up on the itinerary: see Off-Road Tours, identify plant and animal life at Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary, enjoy the sand and surf at Stokes Beach, and don't miss a visit to Emu Ridge Eucalyptus.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island vacation planner.

Getting from Port Lincoln to Kangaroo Island by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tanunda.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Off-Road Tours
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

2
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.
On the 3rd (Fri), contemplate the long history of Langmeil Winery, then do a tasting at Tscharke's Place, then learn about winemaking at Rockford Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Soul Growers. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards, do a tasting at Kalleske Wines, then do a tasting at Seppeltsfield, and finally do a tasting at Yelland & Papps.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tanunda trip maker tool.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Kangaroo Island to Tanunda takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Adelaide.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Greenock, Seppeltsfield, Tscharke's Place, Yelland & Papps
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Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines

3
nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Adelaide Oval and St Peter's Cathedral. Do some cultural sightseeing at Art Gallery of South Australia and South Australian Museum. Explore Adelaide's surroundings by going to Jetty Pylons (in Port Willunga), The Cedars (in Hahndorf) and Primo Estate (in McLaren Vale). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park, shop like a local with Rundle Mall, take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, and take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum.

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Getting from Tanunda to Adelaide by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jetty Pylons, The Cedars, Primo Estate, Cleland Wildlife Park
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Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

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