10 days in South Australia Itinerary

10 days in South Australia Itinerary

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10 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Port Lincoln
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Tanunda
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
On the 30th (Fri), learn about winemaking at Dellacolline Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): kick back and relax at Fishery Bay and then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Port Lincoln itinerary maker website .

Sydney to Port Lincoln is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Shark Diving

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Relax by the water at Browns Beach and Island Beach. Visiting Flinders Chase National Park and Stokes Beach will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, don't miss a visit to Emu Ridge, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kangaroo Island Spirits.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Port Lincoln to Kangaroo Island takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Tanunda.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards, do a tasting at Kalleske Wines, then indulge your taste buds at Langmeil Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Whistler Wines. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Chateau Tanunda, do a tasting at Rockford Winery, don't miss a visit to Gardner Knives, then do a tasting at Seppeltsfield, and finally do a tasting at Tscharke's Place.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Tanunda travel route planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Kangaroo Island to Tanunda in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Adelaide.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Greenock, Marananga, Seppeltsfield
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Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards

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.
Get in touch with nature at Henley Beach and Glenelg Beach. Get some cultural insight at Adelaide Oval and Primo Estate. Get out of town with these interesting Adelaide side-trips: McLaren Vale (McLaren Vale III Associates & Fox Creek Wines) and Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Rundle Mall, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, and do a tasting at Ashton Hills Vineyard.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Adelaide route builder website .

Getting from Tanunda to Adelaide by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. September in Adelaide sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Ashton Hills Vineyard, Glenelg Beach, Henley Beach, Aldinga Beach
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Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Rundle Mall
Rundle Mall
Primo Estate ©
Primo Estate

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