15 days in South Australia Itinerary

15 days in South Australia Itinerary

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Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
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Drive to Penneshaw Ferry Pier, Ferry to Cape Jervis Ferry Pier, Drive to Victor Harbor
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Victor Harbor
— 2 nights
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Tanunda
— 3 nights
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Adelaide
— 4 nights
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Port Lincoln
— 1 night
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Mount Gambier
— 1 night
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Kangaroo Island

— 3 nights
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. There's lots more to do: see Off-Road Tours, identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, take in panoramic vistas at Cape du Couedic Lighthouse, and get outside with Remarkable Rocks.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island online vacation planner.

Sydney to Kangaroo Island is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Kangaroo Island is minus 0.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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 8th (Thu): stop by Goolwa Visitor Information Centre, get interesting insight from Tours, then learn about winemaking at Fox Creek Wines, and finally step off the mainland to explore Granite Island. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at d'Arenberg, then do a tasting at Primo Estate, and then indulge your taste buds at Wine Diva Tours.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Victor Harbor online trip builder.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Kangaroo Island to Victor Harbor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In April in Victor Harbor, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tanunda.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tanunda

— 3 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.
When in Tanunda, make a side trip to see National Motor Museum in Birdwood, approximately Birdwood away. There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Seppeltsfield, admire the landmark architecture of Seppeltsfield Mausoleum, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and savor the flavors at Langmeil Winery.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tanunda trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Victor Harbor to Tanunda in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Tanunda are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Adelaide.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries · Tours · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Adelaide

— 4 nights
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Step out of Adelaide to go to Hahndorf and see Beerenberg Farm, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Dedicate the 14th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, look for gifts at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, and identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Adelaide online itinerary planner.

Drive from Tanunda to Adelaide in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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 17th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Winter Hill Lookout, then stroll around Glen-Forest Tourist Park & Vineyard, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Lincoln online trip planner.

You can fly from Adelaide to Port Lincoln in 3 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 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Mount Gambier

— 1 night
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the activities along The Valley Lake, then contemplate the waterfront views at The Blue Lake, and then explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mount Gambier trip tool.

Getting from Port Lincoln to Mount Gambier by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks · Nature

South Australia travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Wildlife Areas · 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.