18 days in South Australia Itinerary

18 days in South Australia Itinerary

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18 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Mount Gambier
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Port Lincoln
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
Kangaroo Island
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
Adelaide
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Greenock
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Sydney

2
days
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take a stroll around Main Corner Complex and then get lost in a book at Mount Gambier Public Library. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave Gardens, then explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole, and then explore the activities along The Blue Lake.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mount Gambier trip builder tool .

Sydney to Mount Gambier is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. In April, Mount Gambier is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Lincoln.

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The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Umpherston Sinkhole ©
Umpherston Sinkhole
Cave Gardens ©
Cave Gardens

2
days
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 18th (Wed): make a trip to The Old Mill and then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Winter Hill Lookout, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sleaford Bay, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fishery Bay.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Port Lincoln online trip builder .

Getting from Mount Gambier to Port Lincoln by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

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Shark Diving
Fishery Bay ©
Fishery Bay
Sleaford Bay ©
Sleaford Bay

4
days
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Spend the 21st (Sat) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, learn about winemaking at The Islander Estate Vineyards, kick back and relax at Island Beach, and head outdoors with Remarkable Rocks.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Port Lincoln to Kangaroo Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain

6
days
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 find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Hahndorf (Beerenberg Farm & The Cedars). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park, hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market, and get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In April in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Greenock.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

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Glenelg, Hahndorf, River Torrens Linear Park Trail, Cleland Wildlife Park
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Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo

3
days
Greenock

Greenock ©
Step out of Greenock to go to Williamstown and see Domain Day Cellar Door, which is approximately 30 minutes away.

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Getting from Adelaide to Greenock by car takes about 1.5 hours. April in Greenock sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Greenock

#Wineries

Side Trips

Tanunda, Seppeltsfield, Tscharke's Place, Day Off Peter Bronze Statue, Domain Day Cellar Door
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Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Rockford Winery ©
Rockford Winery

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