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:  4​h 15​min
1
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Port Lincoln
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Mount Gambier
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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.
Family-friendly places like Adelaide Zoo and Cleland Wildlife Park will thrill your kids. Dedicate the 22nd (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, get a taste of the local shopping with Rundle Mall, and hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Adelaide online road trip planner .

Sydney to Adelaide is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 14°C in Adelaide. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trip

Cleland Wildlife Park
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Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo
Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Attractions like Flinders Chase National Park and Stokes Beach make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, view the masterpieces at Australian Red Gum Gallery, and take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Kangaroo Island sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

2
nights
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Fishery Bay, then identify plant and animal life at Mikkira Station, and then make a trip to The Old Mill.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Port Lincoln day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Port Lincoln takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Shark Diving
Mikkira Station ©
Mikkira Station
The Old Mill ©
The Old Mill

1
night
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
On the 28th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole, explore the activities along The Blue Lake, and then stroll through The Railway Lands.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Mount Gambier travel route planner.

You can fly from Port Lincoln to Mount Gambier in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature
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The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Umpherston Sinkhole ©
Umpherston Sinkhole
The Railway Lands ©
The Railway Lands

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