20 days in South Australia Itinerary

20 days in South Australia Itinerary

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20 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  25​h
1
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Mount Gambier
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Port Lincoln
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Victor Harbor
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Greenock
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  31​h
End: Paris

4
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.
When in Adelaide, make a side trip to see The Cedars in Hahndorf, approximately 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Adelaide online itinerary planner .

Paris, France to Adelaide is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Paris to Adelaide due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in January, things will get warmer in Adelaide: highs are around 34°C and lows about 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Hahndorf, Cleland Wildlife Park
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo

3
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Explore Mount Gambier's surroundings by going to Beachport (Beachport Jetty & Beachport Surf Beach), Naracoorte Caves National Park (in Naracoorte) and Penola (Banks Thargo Coonawarra & Mary MacKillop Interpretive Centre). There's much more to do: explore the activities along The Blue Lake, browse the collection at Mount Gambier Public Library, kick back and relax at Robe Beach, and walk around The Railway Lands.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Gambier road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Mount Gambier takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Adelaide in February since evenings lows in Mount Gambier dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Penola, Beachport, Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, Naracoorte Caves National Park, Robe Beach
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The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
Beachport Surf Beach ©
Beachport Surf Beach

3
nights
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Go for a jaunt from Port Lincoln to Coffin Bay to see Food Tours about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, identify plant and animal life at Mikkira Station, stroll around Glen-Forest Tourist Park & Vineyard, and admire all the interesting features of Winter Hill Lookout.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Lincoln trip tool .

You can fly from Mount Gambier to Port Lincoln in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Food Tours
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Shark Diving
Food Tours
Sleaford Bay ©
Sleaford Bay

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: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, head outdoors with Remarkable Rocks, explore the striking landscape at Admirals Arch, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Flinders Chase National Park.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kangaroo Island road trip planning tool .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Victor Harbor.

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

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Victor Harbor: Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga), Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach) and McLaren Vale (Fox Creek Wines, Primo Estate, & more). There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Granite Island, explore the landscape on two wheels at Encounter Bikeway, get to know the fascinating history of Old Port Victor Historic Walk, and relax in the rural setting at Softfoot.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Victor Harbor trip itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Kangaroo Island to Victor Harbor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In February, daytime highs in Victor Harbor are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Greenock.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

1
night
Greenock

Greenock ©
On the 15th (Mon), learn about winemaking at Kalleske Wines, then do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars, and finally do a tasting at Tscharke's Place.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Greenock trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Victor Harbor to Greenock takes 2.5 hours. In February in Greenock, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Greenock

Wineries

Side Trip

Tscharke's Place
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Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Tscharke's Place ©
Tscharke's Place

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