14 days in South Australia Itinerary

14 days in South Australia Itinerary

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1
Adelaide
— 2 nights
2
Streaky Bay
— 1 night
3
Port Lincoln
— 2 nights
4
Mount Gambier
— 2 nights
5
Naracoorte
— 1 night
6
Victor Harbor
— 2 nights
7
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights

2
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.
Adelaide is known for shopping, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Adelaide Zoo.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Adelaide trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Adelaide. In January, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Streaky Bay.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Semaphore Beach, Cleland Wildlife Park
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Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

1
night
Streaky Bay

Streaky Bay ©
Streaky Bay is a coastal town on the western side of the Eyre Peninsula, in South Australia just off the Flinders Highway 303 km north west of Port Lincoln and 727 km by road from Adelaide. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): head outdoors with Murphys Haystacks, walk around Islands Caravan Park, then explore the striking landscape at Whistling Rocks and the Blowholes, and finally see the interesting displays at Great White Shark Replica.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Streaky Bay tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Adelaide to Streaky Bay in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Streaky Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
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Islands Caravan Park ©
Islands Caravan Park
Murphys Haystacks ©
Murphys Haystacks

2
nights
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
On the 7th (Thu), explore and take pictures at Winter Hill Lookout, kick back and relax at Fishery Bay, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Glen-Forest Tourist Park & Vineyard, then stop by Eyre Peninsula Book Bazaar, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sleaford Bay, and finally steep yourself in history at Mill Cottage Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Port Lincoln holiday planner.

You can drive from Streaky Bay to Port Lincoln in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 8:
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Shark Diving
Sleaford Bay
Sleaford Bay
Winter Hill Lookout ©
Winter Hill Lookout

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nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Umpherston Sinkhole, Head underground at Cave Gardens, and then contemplate the waterfront views at The Blue Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): Head underground at Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, then experience rural life at Echo Farm, and then admire the verdant scenery at The Valley Lake.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mount Gambier route planner.

You can fly from Port Lincoln to Mount Gambier in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Naracoorte.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park
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The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park ©
Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park
The Valley Lake ©
The Valley Lake

1
night
Naracoorte

Naracoorte ©
Naracoorte is a town in the Limestone Coast region of South Australia, approximately 336 kilometres south-east of Adelaide and 100 kilometres north of Mount Gambier on the Riddoch Highway .HistoryNaracoorte was formed from the merger of two towns, Kincraig, founded in 1845 by Scottish explorer William Macintosh, and Narracoorte, established as a government settlement in 1847. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): look for gifts at Yulgilbar Wood Gallery, explore the fascinating underground world of Wonambi Fossil Centre, then Head underground at Naracoorte Caves National Park, and finally make a trip to Father Woods Park.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Naracoorte route planner.

Traveling by car from Mount Gambier to Naracoorte takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Naracoorte

Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Father Woods Park
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Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
Yulgilbar Wood Gallery ©
Yulgilbar Wood Gallery
Father Woods Park ©
Father Woods Park

2
nights
Victor Harbor

Victor Harbor ©
Victor Harbor is a town in South Australia on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 km south of the centre of Adelaide. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Goolwa Animal Farm, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Oceanic Victor, and then head off the coast to Granite Island. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Carrickalinga Beach, kick back and relax at Aldinga Beach, and then kick back and relax at Horseshoe Bay.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Victor Harbor route builder site.

You can drive from Naracoorte to Victor Harbor in 4 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Victor Harbor can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Carrickalinga Beach, Horseshoe Bay, Aldinga Beach, Goolwa Animal Farm
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Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Carrickalinga Beach ©
Carrickalinga Beach

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Spend the 14th (Thu) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours, identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain, explore the striking landscape at Admirals Arch, and get outside with Remarkable Rocks.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island travel planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Victor Harbor to Kangaroo Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 16:
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Off-Road Tours
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

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