18 days in South Australia Itinerary

18 days in South Australia Itinerary

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18 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Tanunda
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Victor Harbor
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Port Lincoln
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Mount Gambier
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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.
Step out of Adelaide with an excursion to The Cedars in Hahndorf--about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, and shop like a local with Rundle Mall.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Adelaide sightseeing planning tool .

Sydney to Adelaide is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Adelaide when traveling from Sydney in November, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tanunda.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Hahndorf
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo

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.
Tanunda is known for wineries, historic sites, fun & games, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Kalleske Wines, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and steep yourself in history at Langmeil Winery.

To find photos and tourist information, refer to the Tanunda trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Adelaide to Tanunda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Tanunda can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Greenock, Tscharke's Place, Seppeltsfield, Flaxman Wines
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Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards

3
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach), Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga) and McLaren Vale (McLaren Vale III Associates, Primo Estate, & more). And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Granite Island, admire the striking features of Old Port Victor Historic Walk, explore the landscape on two wheels at Encounter Bikeway, and sample the fine beverages at Encounter Coast Spirits.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Victor Harbor tour itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Tanunda to Victor Harbor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; 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 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Horseshoe Bay, Carrickalinga Beach, Aldinga Beach
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Primo Estate ©
Primo Estate
Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Fox Creek Wines ©
Fox Creek Wines

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, 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, take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch, identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, and head outdoors with Remarkable Rocks.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kangaroo Island trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Victor Harbor to Kangaroo Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Port Lincoln.

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

2
nights
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, examine the collection at Axel Stenross Maritime Museum, and then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fishery Bay, then take a memorable drive along Winter Hill Lookout, then don't miss a visit to The Old Mill, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Sleaford Bay.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Port Lincoln sightseeing website .

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trip

Food Tours
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Shark Diving
Food Tours
Sleaford Bay ©
Sleaford Bay

3
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mount Gambier: Naracoorte Caves National Park (in Naracoorte), Penola (Mary MacKillop Interpretive Centre & Banks Thargo Coonawarra) and Coonawarra (Penley Estate & Parker Coonawarra Estate). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along The Blue Lake, explore the fascinating underground world of Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Robe Beach, and sample the tasty concoctions at Robe Town Brewery.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Gambier road trip site .

You can fly from Port Lincoln to Mount Gambier in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Penola, Robe, Coonawarra, Naracoorte Caves National Park, Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park
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The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park ©
Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park

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