21 days in South Australia Itinerary

21 days in South Australia Itinerary

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21 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Mount Gambier
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Naracoorte
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Victor Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Greenock
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Hawker
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Port Lincoln
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Kangaroo Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Take a break from Adelaide with a short trip to The Cedars in Hahndorf, about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip itinerary planner.

Bengaluru, India to Adelaide is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) is 4 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in October, with highs in Adelaide at 26°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hahndorf, Henley Beach, Cleland Wildlife Park
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach

2
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
On the 9th (Fri), Head underground at Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, browse the collection at Mount Gambier Public Library, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Schank, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Ewens Pond. On your second day here, Head underground at Cave Gardens, then contemplate the waterfront views at The Blue Lake, and then admire the verdant scenery at The Valley Lake.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mount Gambier road trip app .

You can fly from Adelaide to Mount Gambier in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, Mount Gambier is slightly colder than Adelaide - with highs of 23°C and lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Naracoorte.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ewens Pond, Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park
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The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park ©
The Valley Lake ©
The Valley Lake

2
nights
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 11th (Sun), Head underground at Wonambi Fossil Centre, Head underground at Naracoorte Caves National Park, then learn about winemaking at Rymill Coonawarra, and finally hike along Black Cockatoo Bush Camp Hiking Trails. Keep things going the next day: enjoy some diversion at Naracoorte Swimming Lake, do a tasting at Brand's Laira, then learn about winemaking at Banks Thargo Coonawarra, and finally deepen your understanding at Mary MacKillop Interpretive Centre.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Naracoorte trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mount Gambier to Naracoorte takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Naracoorte

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Coonawarra, Penola
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Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
Naracoorte Swimming Lake ©
Naracoorte Swimming Lake
Banks Thargo Coonawarra ©
Banks Thargo Coonawarra

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 13th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Granite Island, then grab your bike and head to Encounter Bikeway, then make a trip to The Goolwa Barrage, and finally stroll through Horseshoe Bay. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Fox Creek Wines, kick back and relax at Aldinga Beach, and then stroll through Carrickalinga Beach.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Victor Harbor trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Naracoorte to Victor Harbor in 4 hours. In October, daytime highs in Victor Harbor are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Greenock.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

The Goolwa Barrage, Horseshoe Bay, Aldinga Beach, Carrickalinga Beach, Fox Creek Wines
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Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Carrickalinga Beach ©
Carrickalinga Beach

1
night
Greenock

Greenock ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): do a tasting at Kalleske Wines, then do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards, then do a tasting at Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars, and finally do a tasting at Tscharke's Place.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Greenock journey builder site .

You can drive from Victor Harbor to Greenock in 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Greenock are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Hawker.

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

2
nights
Hawker

Hawker ©
Hawker is a town in the Flinders Ranges area of South Australia, 365km north of Adelaide. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): make a trip to Wilpena Pound and then explore the striking landscape of Flinders Ranges National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Wangara Lookout, see Off-Road Tours, and then admire the masterpieces at Wilpena Panorama.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hawker itinerary maker site .

Drive from Greenock to Hawker in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Hawker

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Wangara Lookout, Wilpena Pound
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Wilpena Pound ©
Wilpena Pound
Wangara Lookout ©
Wangara Lookout

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 (Sun): make a trip to The Old Mill, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then take a memorable drive along Winter Hill Lookout, and finally meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience. On the next day, stroll through Fishery Bay, then contemplate the long history of Mill Cottage Museum, and then kick back and relax at Sleaford Bay.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Port Lincoln trip itinerary website .

Getting from Hawker to Port Lincoln by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Beaches Tours

Side Trip

Food Tours
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Shark Diving
Food Tours
Sleaford Bay ©
Sleaford Bay

5
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 striking landscape of Flinders Chase National Park, explore the striking landscape at Admirals Arch, get outside with Remarkable Rocks, and kick back and relax at Stokes Beach.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island trip planner .

Getting from Port Lincoln to Kangaroo Island by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

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

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