11 days in South Australia Itinerary

11 days in South Australia Itinerary

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11 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
— 3 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 10th (Sat), don't miss a visit to The Old Mill and then cruise along Winter Hill Lookout. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Fishery Bay and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Lincoln trip maker .

Sydney to Port Lincoln is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Shark Diving
Winter Hill Lookout ©
Winter Hill Lookout
The Old Mill ©
The Old Mill

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kangaroo Island is known for wildlife, nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Flinders Chase National Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary, enjoy the sand and surf at Stokes Beach, and take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch.

Start your trip to Kangaroo Island by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

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 your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tanunda.

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

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to National Motor Museum in Birdwood (about 38 minutes away). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Kalleske Wines, make a trip to Gardner Knives, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and steep yourself in history at Langmeil Winery.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tanunda trip planner .

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Tanunda by combination of car and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. In August in Tanunda, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Adelaide.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Tours Museums

Side Trips

Greenock, Seppeltsfield, National Motor Museum, Tscharke's Place, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield

3
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Adelaide is known for parks, shopping, museums, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, and admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Adelaide driving holiday app .

You can drive from Tanunda to Adelaide in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. August in Adelaide sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Museums Tours Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden

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