11 days in South Australia Itinerary

11 days in South Australia Itinerary

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11 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Clare
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Port Elliot
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Robe
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Auckland

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to North Terrace and Wirra Wirra Vineyards. For shopping fun, head to Adelaide Central Market or Rundle Mall. When in Adelaide, make a side trip to see Maslin Beach in Maslin Beach, approximately 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Henley Beach, browse the different shops at Adelaide Arcade, tour the pleasant surroundings at Semaphore Beach, and stop by Haigh's Chocolates Beehive Corner.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip planner.

Auckland Central, New Zealand to Adelaide is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Auckland Central to Adelaide. While traveling from Auckland Central, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Adelaide, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Clare.

Things to do in Adelaide

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Henley Beach, Semaphore Beach, Wirra Wirra Vineyards, Maslin Beach
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Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach
Maslin Beach ©
Maslin Beach
North Terrace ©
North Terrace

2
nights
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): do a tasting at Paulett Wines, then stop by Mintaro Wines, then learn about winemaking at Crabtree Watervale Wines, and finally learn about winemaking at Jeanneret Wines. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Sevenhill Cellars, do a tasting at Kilikanoon Winery, do a tasting at Mitchell Winery, then learn about winemaking at Sussex Squire Wines, and finally learn about winemaking at Greg Cooley Wines.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Clare trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Adelaide to Clare in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Elliot.

Things to do in Clare

Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Jeanneret Wines, Mintaro Wines, Paulett Wines
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Sevenhill Cellars ©
Sevenhill Cellars
Kilikanoon Winery ©
Kilikanoon Winery
Paulett Wines ©
Paulett Wines

2
nights
Port Elliot

Port Elliot ©
Port Elliot is a town in South Australia toward the eastern end of the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula. On the 16th (Sat), kick back and relax at Horseshoe Bay and then enjoy the sand and surf at Aldinga Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Carrickalinga Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Blowhole Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Port Elliot vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Clare to Port Elliot takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Robe.

Things to do in Port Elliot

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Blowhole Beach, Carrickalinga Beach, Aldinga Beach
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Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Blowhole Beach ©
Blowhole Beach

2
nights
Robe

Robe ©
Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): kick back and relax at Beachport Surf Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Southend Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the tasty concoctions at Robe Town Brewery, learn about winemaking at Wangolina, then do a tasting at Cape Jaffa Wines, and finally kick back and relax at Robe Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Robe trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Port Elliot to Robe in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Robe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Southend Beach, Beachport Surf Beach
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Beachport Surf Beach ©
Beachport Surf Beach
Cape Jaffa Wines ©
Cape Jaffa Wines
Southend Beach ©
Southend Beach

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
On the 20th (Wed), kick back and relax at Stokes Beach, stop by Kangaroo Island Spinners & Weavers, then stop by Drift On Bliss, and finally admire the natural beauty at Kangaroo Island Spirits. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience rural life at Clifford's Honey Farm and then learn about winemaking at The Islander Estate Vineyards.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Robe to Kangaroo Island in 7 hours. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Shopping Outdoors
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Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach
Kangaroo Island Spirits ©
Kangaroo Island Spirits
Kangaroo Island Spinners & Weavers ©

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