17 days in South Australia Itinerary

17 days in South Australia Itinerary

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Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  19 h
1
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Mount Gambier
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Port Lincoln
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  4 h 15 min
5
Tanunda
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Hyderabad

3
nights
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: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum, shop like a local with Rundle Mall, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip planner.

Hyderabad, India to Adelaide is an approximately 19- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Hyderabad to Adelaide. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Hyderabad in May: high temperatures in Adelaide hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Adelaide

Museums Parks Tours
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

3
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mount Gambier: Coonawarra (Katnook Coonawarra, Parker Coonawarra Estate, &more), Penola (Father Woods Park, Sharam Cottage, &more) and Naracoorte Caves National Park (in Naracoorte). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at The Blue Lake, brush up on your military savvy at Mount Gambier Rsl War Museum, browse the collection at Mount Gambier Public Library, and take in the dramatic natural features at Umpherston Sinkhole.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Mount Gambier road trip planning website.

You can fly from Adelaide to Mount Gambier in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Adelaide in May, with highs in Mount Gambier at 19°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Wineries Nature

Side Trips

Coonawarra, Penola, Naracoorte Caves National Park
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Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Banks Thargo Coonawarra ©
Banks Thargo Coonawarra

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 23rd (Sat), go for a walk through Parnkalla Walking Trail, kick back and relax at Fishery Bay, then take a memorable drive along Winter Hill Lookout, and finally take an in-depth tour of Mill Cottage Museum. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Axel Stenross Maritime Museum, make a trip to The Old Mill, and then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Port Lincoln online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mount Gambier to Port Lincoln takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Shark Diving
Winter Hill Lookout ©
Winter Hill Lookout
Axel Stenross Maritime Museum ©
Axel Stenross Maritime Museum

3
nights
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Flinders Chase National Park, explore the striking landscape at Admirals Arch, take a memorable tour with Tours, and enjoy breathtaking views from Cape du Couedic Lighthouse.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Port Lincoln to Kangaroo Island takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tanunda.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

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

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tanunda: St Aloysius Church (in Sevenhill), Penwortham (Penna Lane Wines & Kilikanoon Winery) and Clare (Sussex Squire Wines, Greg Cooley Wines, &more). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Murray Street Vineyards and indulge your taste buds at Langmeil Winery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Tanunda attractions planning app.

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. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Clare, Greenock, Tscharke's Place, St Aloysius Church, Seppeltsfield
Find places to stay May 27 — 31:
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Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Tscharke's Place ©
Tscharke's Place

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