11 days in South Australia Itinerary

11 days in South Australia Itinerary

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11 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  5​h
1
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Nuriootpa
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Victor Harbor
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wine Tours & Tastings. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): savor the flavors at Food & Drink and then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Adelaide. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, then learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, then steep yourself in history at Carrick Hill, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at The Cedars.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Adelaide journey website .

Brisbane to Adelaide is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in January, Adelaide is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nuriootpa.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Langmeil Winery, The Cedars, ISKCON Adelaide, Cleland Wildlife Park, St George's Anglican Church
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Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

2
nights
Nuriootpa

Nuriootpa ©
Nuriootpa is the major commercial centre in the Barossa Valley in South Australia, about an hour's drive north of the capital, Adelaide, and 77 kilometres by rail. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Murray Street Vineyards, then do a tasting at Kalleske Wines, then learn about winemaking at Seppeltsfield, and finally learn about winemaking at Tscharke's Place. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your military savvy at Greenock Aviation Museum, then learn about winemaking at Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars, then take an in-depth tour of Kapunda Historical Society Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Brockenchack Wines.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Nuriootpa online journey planner .

Getting from Adelaide to Nuriootpa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Nuriootpa

Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Greenock, Seppeltsfield, Tscharke's Place, Kapunda Historical Society Museum, Brockenchack Wines Cellar Door
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Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield

3
nights
Victor Harbor

Victor Harbor ©
Victor Harbor is a town in South Australia on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 km south of the centre of Adelaide. Kids will enjoy Carrickalinga Beach and Horseshoe Bay. Step out of the city life by going to Aldinga Beach and Morgan Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Victor Harbor: Delamere (Blowhole Beach & Deep Creek Conservation Park) and Willunga Leadlight and Glass Studio (in Willunga). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Newland Memorial Uniting Church.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Victor Harbor sightseeing planner .

Getting from Nuriootpa to Victor Harbor by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Delamere, Morgan Beach, Willunga Leadlight and Glass Studio, Aldinga Beach, Carrickalinga Beach
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Carrickalinga Beach ©
Carrickalinga Beach
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Get in touch with nature at Flinders Chase National Park and Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Stokes Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Victor Harbor to Kangaroo Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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

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