33 days in South Australia Itinerary

33 days in South Australia Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Adelaide
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Tanunda
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Victor Harbor
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Coober Pedy
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h 15 min
6
Flinders Ranges National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
7
Port Lincoln
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
8
Mount Gambier
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Sydney

8
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Henley Beach and Hallett Cove Conservation Park. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Semaphore Beach and West Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: McLaren Vale (Samuel's Gorge & Dog Ridge Winery). And it doesn't end there: see Off-Road Tours, explore the striking landscape of Belair National Park, don't miss a visit to National War Memorial, Adelaide, and walk around Botanic Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip planner.

Sydney to Adelaide is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Sydney to Adelaide. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 14°C in Adelaide. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tanunda.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Glenelg, Henley Beach, McLaren Vale, Hallett Cove Conservation Park, Belair National Park
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 9:
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Semaphore Beach ©
Semaphore Beach
Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach
Belair National Park ©
Belair National Park

4
nights
Tanunda

Tanunda ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Turkey Flat Vineyards and David Franz Wines. Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Chateau Dorrien and walk around Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tanunda holiday website.

Drive from Adelaide to Tanunda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. April in Tanunda sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Fernfield Wines, Yelland & Papps, Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars, Torbreck Vintners
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 13:
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Turkey Flat Vineyards ©
Turkey Flat Vineyards
David Franz Wines ©
David Franz Wines
St Hallett Winery ©
St Hallett Winery

3
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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Carrickalinga Beach and Encounter Coast Discovery Centre. When in Victor Harbor, make a side trip to see Jetty Pylons in Port Willunga, approximately Port Willunga away. There's much more to do: do a tasting at Victor Harbor Winery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Jude's Anglican Church, sample the fine beverages at Encounter Coast Spirits, and appreciate the history behind Encounter Poles.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Victor Harbor trip planner.

You can drive from Tanunda to Victor Harbor in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Victor Harbor can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Historic Sites Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

St Jude's Anglican Church, Jetty Pylons, Carrickalinga Beach
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 16:
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St Joan of Arc Catholic Church ©
St Joan of Arc Catholic Church
Carrickalinga Beach ©
Carrickalinga Beach
Encounter Coast Discovery Centre ©
Encounter Coast Discovery Centre

6
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Explore hidden gems such as Kangaroo Island Spirits and Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail. Visit Stokes Beach and Island Beach for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Little Sahara, do a tasting at Bay of Shoals Winery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Kangaroo Island Brewery, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lashmar Conservation Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island day trip planning site.

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail ©
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach
Little Sahara ©
Little Sahara

3
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Explore hidden gems such as Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage and Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park. There's lots more to do: go deep underground at Tom's Working Opal Mine, steep yourself in history at The Big Miner, don't miss a visit to Dog Fence, and stop by Opalios.

Make your Coober Pedy itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Coober Pedy by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. In April in Coober Pedy, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Flinders Ranges National Park.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:
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Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park
Coober Pedy Opal Fields Golf Course ©
Coober Pedy Opal Fields Golf Course
Tom's Working Opal Mine ©
Tom's Working Opal Mine

1
night
Flinders Ranges National Park

Flinders Ranges National Park ©
On the 26th (Sun), examine the collection at Beltana Station and then explore the striking landscape at Sacred Canyon. Keep things going the next day: trek along Brachina Gorge Geological Trail and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bunyeroo Gorge.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Flinders Ranges National Park itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Coober Pedy to Flinders Ranges National Park. In April, daytime highs in Flinders Ranges National Park are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Flinders Ranges National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:
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Bunyeroo Gorge ©
Bunyeroo Gorge
Beltana Station ©
Beltana Station

2
nights
Port Lincoln

Port Lincoln ©
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 28th (Tue): stop by Eyre Peninsula Book Bazaar, thenidentify plant and animal life at Mikkira Station, thenkick back and relax at Fishery Bay, and finally don't miss a visit to The Old Mill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Parnkalla Walking Trail and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sleaford Bay.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Port Lincoln trip planner.

Drive from Flinders Ranges National Park to Port Lincoln in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 29:
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Mikkira Station ©
Mikkira Station
Sleaford Bay ©
Sleaford Bay
The Old Mill ©
The Old Mill

4
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mount Schank and Cape Nelson State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Mount Gambier side-trips: Raidis Estate (in Penola), Portland (Whaler's Bluff Lighthouse & Portland Botanical Gardens) and Dartmoor and district Avenue of Honour (in Dartmoor). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Piccaninnie Ponds Conservation Park, browse the collection at Mount Gambier Public Library, get into the urban bustle at The Riddoch & Main Corner Complex, and enjoy some diversion at Valley Lake Conservation Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mount Gambier trip planner.

Fly from Port Lincoln to Mount Gambier in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Portland, Raidis Estate, Dartmoor and district Avenue of Honour
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 3:
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Mount Schank ©
Mount Schank
Cape Nelson State Park ©
Cape Nelson State Park
Piccaninnie Ponds Conservation Park ©
Piccaninnie Ponds Conservation Park

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