23 days in South Australia Itinerary

23 days in South Australia Itinerary

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23 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  24​h
Adelaide
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
Mount Gambier
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Port Lincoln
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
Angaston
— 4 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Zurich

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.
Explore Adelaide's surroundings by going to Hahndorf (The Cedars & Beerenberg Farm). Dedicate the 18th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Adelaide Zoo, get a taste of the local shopping with Rundle Mall, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, and learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Adelaide trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Adelaide is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) is 8 hours. In July, Adelaide is slightly colder than Zurich - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Hahndorf, River Torrens Linear Park Trail, Cleland Wildlife Park, Haigh's Chocolates Glenelg
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Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo

3
days
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Venture out of the city with trips to Naracoorte Caves National Park (in Naracoorte) and Coonawarra (Hollick Estates & Katnook Estate). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at The Blue Lake, take in the dramatic natural features at Umpherston Sinkhole, view the masterpieces at Riddoch Art Gallery, and take a stroll around Main Corner Complex.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mount Gambier road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Mount Gambier takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Mount Gambier are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

#Parks, #Nature, #Shopping

Side Trips

Coonawarra, Naracoorte Caves National Park
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Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Umpherston Sinkhole ©
Umpherston Sinkhole

3
days
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Spend a fascinating day underwater on the 24th (Tue) with a shark diving experience. Spend the 26th (Thu) exploring nature at Lincoln National Park. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Fishery Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sleaford Bay, and make a trip to The Old Mill.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Port Lincoln trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Mount Gambier to Port Lincoln in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks
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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 27th (Fri) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Kangaroo Island Spirits, relax in the rural setting at Clifford's Honey Farm, and Head underground at Kelly Hill Caves.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kangaroo Island journey maker site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Port Lincoln to Kangaroo Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Angaston.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain

4
days
Angaston

Angaston ©
Angaston is a town on the eastern side of the Barossa Valley in South Australia, 77 km northeast of Adelaide. Angaston is known for wineries, shopping, classes, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park, learn about winemaking at Kalleske Wines, let little ones run wild at Nuriootpa Linear Park, and enjoy some friendly competition at Barossa Bowland.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Angaston trip planning app .

Explore your travel options from Kangaroo Island to Angaston with the Route module. In July in Angaston, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Angaston

#Wineries, #Parks, #Fun & Games

Side Trips

Marananga, Seppeltsfield, Barossa Valley, Greenock, Nuriootpa
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Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield
Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park ©
Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park
Barossa Bowland ©
Barossa Bowland

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