7 days in South Australia Itinerary

7 days in South Australia Itinerary

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7 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Adelaide
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Tanunda
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  4​h 15​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.
On the 15th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Glenelg Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Maslin Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Aldinga Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Henley Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Adelaide trip maker tool .

Melbourne to Adelaide is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tanunda.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Glenelg Beach, Maslin Beach, Aldinga Beach, Henley Beach
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Glenelg Beach ©
Glenelg Beach
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach

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.
Get some historical perspective at Langmeil Winery and Martindale Hall Heritage Museum. Get in touch with nature at Riesling Trail and Gorge Wildlife Park. Take a break from Tanunda with a short trip to Sevenhill Cellars in Clare, about 1h 30 min away. There's more to do: do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tanunda vacation app .

Drive from Adelaide to Tanunda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Tanunda are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Clare, Gorge Wildlife Park, Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, Yelland & Papps, Murray Street Vineyards
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Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
On the 20th (Wed), get to know the resident critters at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, and then Head underground at Kelly Hill Caves. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Emu Ridge, then indulge your taste buds at Kangaroo Island Spirits, then identify plant and animal life at Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally stroll through Stokes Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Tanunda to Kangaroo Island takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach
Kelly Hill Caves ©
Kelly Hill Caves

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