11 days in South Australia Itinerary

11 days in South Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Australia holiday planner
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Drive
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Port Adelaide
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Lyndoch
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Hahndorf
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly
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Port Lincoln
— 2 nights
Fly

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Port Adelaide — 2 nights

Port Adelaide is known for museums, adventure, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Semaphore Jetty, examine the collection at National Railway Museum Port Adelaide, step aboard City of Adelaide Clipper Ship, and sample the tasty concoctions at Pirate Life Brewing.

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Adelaide to Port Adelaide is an approximately half hour car ride. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lyndoch.
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Side Trips

Lyndoch — 2 nights

Lyndoch is a town in Barossa Valley, located on the Barossa Valley Highway between Gawler and Tanunda, 58 km northeast of Adelaide. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): gain insight at Gardner Knives.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lyndoch holiday planning site.

Drive from Port Adelaide to Lyndoch in an hour. In December in Lyndoch, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Hahndorf.
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Wineries · Historic Sites
Side Trip

Hahndorf — 2 nights

Hahndorf is a small town in the Adelaide Hills region of South Australia. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): do a tasting at Hahndorf Hill Winery, experience rural life at Hahndorf Farm Barn, then experience rural life at Beerenberg Farm, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: revel in the low prices at Australian Opal Company, take in nature's colorful creations at Heysen The Cedars, then identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park, and finally get great views at Mount Lofty Summit.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hahndorf sightseeing site.

You can drive from Lyndoch to Hahndorf in an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Hahndorf can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Kangaroo Island.
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Parks · Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
Side Trip

Kangaroo Island — 2 nights

Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Emu Ridge Eucalyptus, then see majestic marine mammals with Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari, and then experience rural life at Clifford's Honey Farm. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island travel planner.

You can fly from Hahndorf to Kangaroo Island in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can fly to Port Lincoln.
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Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Port Lincoln — 2 nights

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 4th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Triple Bay Charters and then kick back and relax at Fishery Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Glen-Forest Tourist Park & Vineyard, take a memorable drive along Whalers Way, and then identify plant and animal life at Mikkira Station.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Port Lincoln online trip itinerary maker.

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. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Fri) before leaving for home.
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Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

South Australia travel guide

4.5
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.
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Barossa Valley travel guide

4.2
Wineries & Vineyards · Wine Tours & Tastings · Gift & Specialty Shops
A broad, verdant valley formed by the North Para River, Barossa Valley enjoys prominence as a result of the area’s focus on viniculture. Vineyards have been a common sight in Barossa Valley, one of Australia’s most notable wine-producing regions, since 1852, when the Bethany vineyard was first planted. The area maintains a strong association with the German community.
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Adelaide Hills travel guide

4.4
Wildlife Areas · Wineries & Vineyards · Gift & Specialty Shops
Within an hour's drive from South Australia's cosmopolitan capital, Adelaide Hills offers a picture perfect escape. Explore the region's labyrinthine valleys dotted with leafy groves, wineries, and stately summerhouses as you hop from town to town. Australia's oldest surviving German settlement, the pretty town of Hahndorf proudly showcases its colonial heritage in traditional half-timbered houses, hearty German cuisine, and flowerbeds made from half-wine barrels. A visit to Crafers or Birdwood offers visitors a chance to get up-close and personal with South Australia's native wildlife. Adelaide Hills tourism thrives on a tantalizing combination of delicious food, cool-climate wine, crisp air, and magnificent scenery.
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