15 days in South Australia Itinerary

15 days in South Australia Itinerary

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15 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Townsville
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Mount Gambier
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Naracoorte
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Tanunda
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Port Lincoln
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Townsville

2
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
On the 6th (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, then get lost in a book at Mount Gambier Public Library, then explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole, and finally explore the activities along The Blue Lake. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Petticoat Lane, do a tasting at Menzies Wine Room & Retreat, then gain insight at Mary MacKillop Interpretive Centre, and finally walk around The Railway Lands.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mount Gambier trip itinerary planner.

Townsville to Mount Gambier is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Townsville in November, you will find days in Mount Gambier are little chillier (24°C), and nights are much colder (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Naracoorte.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Penola, Menzies Wine Room & Retreat, Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park
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The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park ©
The Railway Lands ©
The Railway Lands

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. On the 8th (Fri), Head underground at Wonambi Fossil Centre, then explore the striking landscape of Naracoorte Caves National Park, and then look for gifts at Yulgilbar Wood Gallery.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Naracoorte trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Mount Gambier to Naracoorte in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tanunda.

Things to do in Naracoorte

Nature Parks Shopping
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Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
Yulgilbar Wood Gallery ©
Yulgilbar Wood Gallery

3
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.
When in Tanunda, make a side trip to see Gorge Wildlife Park in Cudlee Creek, approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Kalleske Wines, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and steep yourself in history at Langmeil Winery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Tanunda trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Naracoorte to Tanunda takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In November in Tanunda, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Adelaide.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trips

Seppeltsfield, Nuriootpa, Greenock, Tscharke's Place, Gorge Wildlife Park
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Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards

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.
Go for a jaunt from Adelaide to Hahndorf to see The Cedars about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, take a stroll through Rundle Mall, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Adelaide Zoo.

Make your Adelaide itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Tanunda to Adelaide takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Glenelg Pier, The Cedars
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kangaroo Island is known for wildlife, nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Flinders Chase National Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary, explore the striking landscape at Admirals Arch, and enjoy the sand and surf at Stokes Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island trip maker tool .

Fly from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain

2
nights
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Winter Hill Lookout, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fishery Bay, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On your second day here, take in the pleasant sights at Parnkalla Walking Trail and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Port Lincoln road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Port Lincoln takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Food Tours
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Shark Diving
Food Tours
Winter Hill Lookout ©
Winter Hill Lookout

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