15 days in South Australia Itinerary

15 days in South Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Australia travel planner
Make it your trip
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Adelaide
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tanunda
— 2 nights
Drive
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Victor Harbor
— 2 nights
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Drive to Cape Jervis Ferry Pier, Ferry to Penneshaw Ferry Pier, Drive to Kangaroo Island
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Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly
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Port Lincoln
— 1 night
Fly
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Mount Gambier
— 2 nights
Fly

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Adelaide — 3 nights

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Get out of town with these interesting Adelaide side-trips: Hahndorf (Pioneer Memorial Gardens, Storison, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market, take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Rundle Mall.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Adelaide tour itinerary planning website.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Adelaide. In April, daytime highs in Adelaide are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tanunda.
Parks · Museums · Wineries · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 1:

Tanunda — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): learn about winemaking at Murray Street Vineyards, do a tasting at Kalleske Wines, then do a tasting at Seppeltsfield, and finally do a tasting at Tscharke Wines. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, contemplate the long history of Langmeil Winery, and then do a tasting at Wolf Blass.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tanunda planning tool.

Getting from Adelaide to Tanunda by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Victor Harbor.
Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 1 — 3:

Victor Harbor — 2 nights

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. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Granite Island, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Newland Memorial Uniting Church, then do a tasting at Fox Creek Wines, and finally do a tasting at Primo Estate. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: go for a walk through Basham's Beach Regional Park, then learn about winemaking at Oliver’s Taranga Vineyards Cellar Door and Winery, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Aldinga Beach.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Victor Harbor sightseeing planning tool.

Drive from Tanunda to Victor Harbor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May in Victor Harbor, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.
Wineries · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 3 — 5:

Kangaroo Island — 3 nights

Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kangaroo Island is known for parks, nature, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Flinders Chase National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Raptor Domain, take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch, and enjoy the sand and surf at Stokes Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kangaroo Island trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Victor Harbor to Kangaroo Island in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Port Lincoln.
Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Beaches
Find places to stay May 5 — 8:

Port Lincoln — 1 night

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, enjoy the sand and surf at Fishery Bay, and then cruise along Winter Hill Lookout.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Port Lincoln trip planning tool.

Fly from Kangaroo Island to Port Lincoln in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Mount Gambier.
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches
Find places to stay May 8 — 9:

Mount Gambier — 2 nights

The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Engelbrecht Cave, then get lost in a book at Mount Gambier Public Library, then explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Cave Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at The Blue Lake, then enjoy breathtaking views from Centenary Tower, then appreciate the views at The Valley Lake, and finally stop by Mount Gambier Farmers Market.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Gambier trip planner.

Fly from Port Lincoln to Mount Gambier in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Mount Gambier, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
Nature · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay May 9 — 11:

South Australia travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Nature & Parks · Gardens
Largely arid or semi-arid in terms of its climate and geography, South Australia nevertheless boasts several picturesque mountain ranges and grasslands, particularly in its coastal region. Founded in 1836 as a planned colonial province rather than a penal settlement, South Australia has a slightly different modern history than Australia’s other states. Economically prosperous and culturally rich, South Australia boasts a confident, easygoing personality.