61 days in South Australia Itinerary

61 days in South Australia Itinerary

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Victor Harbor
— 8 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
— 11 nights
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Coober Pedy
— 4 nights
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Port Lincoln
— 7 nights
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Adelaide
— 16 nights
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Robe
— 4 nights
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Naracoorte
— 4 nights
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Mount Gambier
— 6 nights
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Victor Harbor — 8 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. Bring the kids along to Granite Island and Blowhole Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Maslin Beach (in Maslin Beach), Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach) and Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with NB Scuba, tour the pleasant surroundings at Morgan Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Goolwa Beach, and experience rural life at Goolwa Animal Farm.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Victor Harbor sightseeing planner.

Sydney to Victor Harbor is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Victor Harbor is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Sydney in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Victor Harbor, with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.
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Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 7:

Kangaroo Island — 11 nights

Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kids will enjoy Off-Road Tours and Flinders Chase National Park. Next up on the itinerary: fulfill a lifelong dream with Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures, enjoy the sand and surf at Stokes Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Island Beach, and head outdoors with Remarkable Rocks.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Victor Harbor to Kangaroo Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Coober Pedy.
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Find places to stay Feb 7 — 18:

Coober Pedy — 4 nights

The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Coober Pedy is known for museums, nature, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's extreme beauty at Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Tom's Working Opal Mine, tour the pleasant surroundings at Josephine's Gallery and Kangaroo Orphanage, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catacomb Church.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Coober Pedy road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Coober Pedy takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Coober Pedy can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Port Lincoln.
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Port Lincoln — 7 nights

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Shark Diving and Lincoln National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Port Lincoln side-trips: Food Tours (in Coffin Bay) and Minniribbie Farm (in Wangary). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Fishery Bay, stroll through Sleaford Bay, take in the pleasant sights at Parnkalla Walking Trail, and see the interesting displays at Koppio Smithy Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Port Lincoln trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Coober Pedy to Port Lincoln takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to fly to Adelaide.
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Adelaide — 16 nights

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Bring the kids along to Adelaide Oval and Adelaide Botanic Garden. Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek), Beerenberg Farm (in Hahndorf) and Monarto Safari Park (in Monarto). On the 15th (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Adelaide Zoo, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, and take in the waterfront at Glenelg Pier.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Adelaide road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Port Lincoln to Adelaide in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. March in Adelaide sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Robe.
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Robe — 4 nights

Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Robe Beach and Cape Buffon. Venture out of the city with trips to Beachport (Bowman Scenic Drive & Beachport Lagoon) and Southend Beach (in Southend). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Beachport Surf Beach, enjoy the sea views from Robe Lighthouse, don't miss a visit to Cape Dombey Obelisk, and look for gifts at Mahalia Coffee Roastery.

Start your trip to Robe by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Adelaide to Robe in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Naracoorte.
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Naracoorte — 4 nights

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naracoorte: Clayton Farm Heritage Museum (in Bordertown), Keith (Cockatoo Downs Farmstay & Don Moseley Park) and Petticoat Lane (in Penola). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Naracoorte Caves National Park, trek along Black Cockatoo Bush Camp Hiking Trails, look for gifts at Yulgilbar Wood Gallery, and learn about winemaking at Katnook Coonawarra.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Naracoorte tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Robe to Naracoorte by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Mount Gambier.
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Mount Gambier — 6 nights

The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Change things up with a short trip to Millicent Swimming Lake in Millicent (about 42 minutes away). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along The Blue Lake, explore the fascinating underground world of Ewens Pond, see some colorful creatures with Reef 2 Ridge, and take in nature's colorful creations at Cave Gardens.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mount Gambier road trip planning app.

You can drive from Naracoorte to Mount Gambier in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Mar 25 — 31:

South Australia travel guide

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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.
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