5 days in South Australia Itinerary

5 days in South Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Port Lincoln
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: Melbourne

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market and then take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go deep underground at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval, take an in-depth tour of South Australian Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, and finally explore the world behind art at Flinders University Art Museum & City Gallery.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Adelaide driving holiday planning tool.

Melbourne to Adelaide is an approximately 3.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Adelaide. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Adelaide

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

1
night
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
On the 23rd (Mon), stroll through Fishery Bay and then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Port Lincoln trip planner.

Fly from Adelaide to Port Lincoln in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Shark Diving

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Flinders Chase National Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kangaroo Island visit planner.

You can fly from Port Lincoln to Kangaroo Island in 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 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife Parks Tours
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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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