13 days in South Australia Itinerary

13 days in South Australia Itinerary

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13 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Durham
Fly:  26​h
1
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Mount Gambier
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Port Lincoln
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Victor Harbor
— 1 night
Fly:  27​h
End: Durham

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.
Dedicate the 11th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, and take an in-depth tour of South Australian Museum.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Adelaide trip tool .

Durham, UK to Adelaide is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Durham in January: high temperatures in Adelaide hover around 34°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Tours, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Semaphore Beach
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market

1
night
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Cave Gardens, take in the dramatic natural features at Umpherston Sinkhole, and then contemplate the waterfront views at The Blue Lake.

Before you visit Mount Gambier, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Adelaide to Mount Gambier by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, Mount Gambier is a bit cooler than Adelaide - with highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

#Parks, #Nature
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The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Umpherston Sinkhole ©
Umpherston Sinkhole
Cave Gardens ©
Cave Gardens

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 13th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Tours. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Winter Hill Lookout, enjoy the sand and surf at Sleaford Bay, and then stroll through Fishery Bay.

Start your trip to Port Lincoln by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Mount Gambier to Port Lincoln in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours
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Shark Diving
Fishery Bay ©
Fishery Bay
Sleaford Bay ©
Sleaford Bay

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Spend the 15th (Tue) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, take in panoramic vistas at Cape du Couedic Lighthouse, explore and take pictures at Island Pure Sheep Dairy, and explore the striking landscape at Admirals Arch.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kangaroo Island online sightseeing planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Port Lincoln to Kangaroo Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Victor Harbor.

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

1
night
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. On the 18th (Fri), explore the landscape on two wheels at Encounter Bikeway, kick back and relax at Horseshoe Bay, and then head off the coast to Granite Island.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Victor Harbor day trip planning website .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Kangaroo Island to Victor Harbor in 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Victor Harbor are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

Horseshoe Bay
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Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Encounter Bikeway ©
Encounter Bikeway

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