10 days in Adelaide, Kangaroo Island & Sydney Itinerary

10 days in Adelaide, Kangaroo Island & Sydney Itinerary

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10 days in Adelaide, Kangaroo Island & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  21​h
1
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
2
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Los Angeles


1
night
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, then admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, and finally admire the masterpieces at Flinders University Art Museum & City Gallery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Adelaide vacation builder .

Los Angeles, USA to Adelaide is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles to Adelaide, you'll lose 17 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in June, with highs in Adelaide at 60°F and lows at 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Adelaide

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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Flinders Chase National Park. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain, take in panoramic vistas at Cape du Couedic Lighthouse, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island road trip app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Admirals Arch ©
Admirals Arch

3
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of The Rocks, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and stroll through Manly Beach.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sydney road trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Sydney takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. June in Sydney sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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