16 days in South Australia Itinerary

16 days in South Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Adelaide
— 3 nights
2
Mount Gambier
— 3 nights
3
Port Lincoln
— 2 nights
4
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
5
Victor Harbor
— 2 nights

3
nights
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.
Adelaide is known for shopping, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, and take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Adelaide trip website.

Lisbon, Portugal to Adelaide is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Adelaide is 9.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lisbon in December: high temperatures in Adelaide hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Adelaide

Museums Parks Shopping
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Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo

3
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Get out of town with these interesting Mount Gambier side-trips: Parker Coonawarra Estate (in Coonawarra), Naracoorte Caves National Park (in Naracoorte) and Petticoat Lane (in Penola). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along The Blue Lake, stroll through Beachport Surf Beach, take in the waterfront at Beachport Jetty, and explore the fascinating underground world of Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Mount Gambier trip builder tool.

You can fly from Adelaide to Mount Gambier in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Adelaide in December, expect Mount Gambier to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Beachport, Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, Southend Beach, Robe Beach, Parker Coonawarra Estate
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The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
Beachport Surf Beach ©
Beachport Surf Beach

2
nights
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
On the 4th (Sat), go for a walk through Parnkalla Walking Trail, examine the collection at Axel Stenross Maritime Museum, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Winter Hill Lookout, thenlet your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sleaford Bay.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Port Lincoln travel route planner.

You can fly from Mount Gambier to Port Lincoln in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Food Tours
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Shark Diving
Sleaford Bay ©
Sleaford Bay
Food Tours

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kangaroo Island is known for wildlife, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Off-Road Tours, identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, head outdoors with Remarkable Rocks, and explore the striking landscape of Flinders Chase National Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Port Lincoln to Kangaroo Island takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Off-Road Tours
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

2
nights
Victor Harbor

Victor Harbor ©
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. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): do a tasting at Fox Creek Wines, thenlearn about winemaking at Primo Estate, thendo a tasting at McLaren Vale III Associates, and finally head off the coast to Granite Island. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Horseshoe Bay, kick back and relax at Aldinga Beach, and then kick back and relax at Carrickalinga Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Victor Harbor planner.

You can drive from Kangaroo Island to Victor Harbor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In January in Victor Harbor, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Horseshoe Bay, Aldinga Beach, Carrickalinga Beach
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Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Primo Estate ©
Primo Estate
Fox Creek Wines ©
Fox Creek Wines

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