33 days in South Australia Itinerary

33 days in South Australia Itinerary

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33 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Adelaide
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Tanunda
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Victor Harbor
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Coober Pedy
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
6
Flinders Ranges National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
7
Port Lincoln
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Mount Gambier
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Sydney

8
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Glenelg Beach and Waterfall Gully. Relax by the water at Henley Beach and West Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Hallett Cove Conservation Park (in Hallett Cove) and McLaren Vale (Samuel's Gorge & Dog Ridge Winery). The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, explore the striking landscape of Belair National Park, steep yourself in history at Carrick Hill, and walk around Botanic Park.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Adelaide day trip planner.

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 April, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tanunda.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Henley Beach, Glenelg, Smith Brothers Walking Trail, Penfolds Magill Estate Cellar Door
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Semaphore Beach ©
Semaphore Beach
Glenelg Beach ©
Glenelg Beach
Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Turkey Flat Vineyards and St Hallett Winery. There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Chateau Dorrien and stroll around Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tanunda holiday builder website .

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 April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yelland & Papps, Fernfield Wines, Torbreck Vintners, Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 13:
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St Hallett Winery ©
St Hallett Winery
Turkey Flat Vineyards ©
Turkey Flat Vineyards
Chateau Dorrien ©
Chateau Dorrien

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. Explore hidden gems such as Victor Harbor Winery and Victor Harbor Heritage Trail. Explore Victor Harbor's surroundings by going to Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga) and Jetty Pylons (in Port Willunga). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Newland Memorial Uniting Church, get engrossed in the history at Encounter Coast Discovery Centre, pause for some serene contemplation at St Joan of Arc Catholic Church, and appreciate the history behind Encounter Poles.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Victor Harbor trip planner .

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 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Carrickalinga Beach, Jetty Pylons, St Jude's Anglican Church
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 16:
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St Joan of Arc Catholic Church ©
St Joan of Arc Catholic Church
Carrickalinga Beach ©
Carrickalinga Beach
Newland Memorial Uniting Church ©
Newland Memorial Uniting Church

6
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Take a break from the city and head to Stokes Beach and Parndana Wildlife Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kangaroo Island Spirits and Kangaroo Island Brewery. The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at Will's Rare Breeds Farm, do a tasting at Bay of Shoals Winery, get a taste of life in the country at Island Pure Sheep Dairy, and examine the collection at Hope Cottage.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kangaroo Island trip planner.

Getting from Victor Harbor to Kangaroo Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail ©
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach
Little Sahara ©
Little Sahara

3
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Escape the urban bustle at Breakaways Conservation Park and Coober Pedy Opal Fields Golf Course. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage and Opalios. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church, make a trip to Dog Fence, contemplate the long history of The Big Miner, and go deep underground at Tom's Working Opal Mine.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Coober Pedy trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Kangaroo Island to Coober Pedy in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. April in Coober Pedy sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Flinders Ranges National Park.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Coober Pedy Opal Fields Golf Course ©

1
night
Flinders Ranges National Park

Flinders Ranges National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): examine the collection at Beltana Station and then explore the striking landscape at Sacred Canyon. On your second day here, stroll through Brachina Gorge Geological Trail and then explore the striking landscape at Bunyeroo Gorge.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Flinders Ranges National Park planning app .

Explore your travel options from Coober Pedy to Flinders Ranges National Park with the Route module. April in Flinders Ranges National Park sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Flinders Ranges National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:
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Bunyeroo Gorge ©
Bunyeroo Gorge
Beltana Station ©
Beltana Station

2
nights
Port Lincoln

Port Lincoln ©
Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
On the 28th (Tue), look for gifts at Eyre Peninsula Book Bazaar, then identify plant and animal life at Mikkira Station, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fishery Bay, and finally don't miss a visit to The Old Mill. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through Parnkalla Walking Trail and then stroll through Sleaford Bay.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Port Lincoln trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Flinders Ranges National Park to Port Lincoln takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 29:
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Mikkira Station ©
Mikkira Station
Sleaford Bay ©
Sleaford Bay
The Old Mill ©
The Old Mill

4
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Visiting Mount Schank and Piccaninnie Ponds Conservation Park will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cape Nelson State Park and Mount Gambier Rsl War Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Mount Gambier side-trips: Dartmoor and district Avenue of Honour (in Dartmoor), Portland (Whaler's Bluff Lighthouse & Portland Botanical Gardens) and Raidis Estate (in Penola). There's lots more to do: stroll around The Railway Lands, have fun at Valley Lake Conservation Park, browse the collection at Mount Gambier Public Library, and experience rural life at Echo Farm.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mount Gambier day trip planning tool .

Getting from Port Lincoln to Mount Gambier by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Portland, Raidis Estate, Dartmoor and district Avenue of Honour
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 3:
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Mount Schank ©
Mount Schank
Cape Nelson State Park ©
Cape Nelson State Park
Piccaninnie Ponds Conservation Park ©

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