11 days in South Australia Itinerary

11 days in South Australia Itinerary

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11 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  19​h
1
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Port Lincoln
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

2
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.
When in Adelaide, make a side trip to see The Cedars in Hahndorf, approximately 30 minutes away. Dedicate the 16th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: catch a live event at Adelaide Oval, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, get to know the resident critters at Adelaide Zoo, and take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip planner .

Mumbai, India to Adelaide is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) is 4 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in August, with highs in Adelaide at 18°C and lows at 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Shopping

Side Trip

The Cedars
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Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Wine Tours & Tastings

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 19th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Axel Stenross Maritime Museum, then kick back and relax at Fishery Bay, and then take in the pleasant sights at Parnkalla Walking Trail.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Lincoln trip site .

Getting from Adelaide to Port Lincoln by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Shark Diving
Axel Stenross Maritime Museum ©
Axel Stenross Maritime Museum

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nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, see the interesting displays at Old Timers Mine, then admire the striking features of Faye's Underground Home, and finally take an in-depth tour of Umoona Opal Mine & Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Seven Stones Designer Jewellers, then pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church, then admire all the interesting features of Tom's Working Opal Mine, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Breakaways Conservation Park.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Coober Pedy trip itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Port Lincoln to Coober Pedy takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Coober Pedy, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum

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Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
On the 23rd (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Flinders Chase National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain, then identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, and then sample the fine beverages at KI Spirits.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island route planning tool .

You can fly from Coober Pedy to Kangaroo Island in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife Parks 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

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