13 days in South Australia Itinerary

13 days in South Australia Itinerary

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13 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Greenock
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Port Elliot
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Port Lincoln
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Adelaide Oval and Old Gum Tree Reserve are in your itinerary. Do your shopping at Rundle Mall and Adelaide Central Market. Change things up with a short trip to The Cedars in Hahndorf (about 32 minutes away). There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, look for gifts at Charlesworth Nuts, take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Port Adelaide Uniting Church.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Adelaide trip website .

Sydney to Adelaide is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Adelaide, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Greenock.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Glenelg Golf Club, Old Gum Tree Reserve, Port Adelaide Uniting Church, Cleland Wildlife Park, The Cedars
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Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market

1
night
Greenock

Greenock ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Kalleske Wines, learn about winemaking at Seppeltsfield, and then learn about winemaking at Murray Street Vineyards.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Greenock road trip tool .

You can drive from Adelaide to Greenock in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Greenock can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Port Elliot.

Things to do in Greenock

Wineries

Side Trip

Seppeltsfield
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Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield

1
night
Port Elliot

Port Elliot ©
Port Elliot is a town in South Australia toward the eastern end of the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Granite Island, then kick back and relax at Boomer Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Horseshoe Bay.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Elliot tour builder app .

Getting from Greenock to Port Elliot by car takes about 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Port Elliot can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Elliot

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Granite Island
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Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Boomer Beach ©
Boomer Beach
Granite Island ©
Granite Island

4
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Island Beach and Stokes Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Flinders Chase National Park and Clifford's Honey Farm. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, get engrossed in the history at Parndana Soldier Settlement Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation, and learn about winemaking at Dudley Cellar Door.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island road trip planning site .

You can drive from Port Elliot to Kangaroo Island in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Lincoln.

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
Port Lincoln

Port Lincoln ©
Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Relax by the water at Fishery Bay and Sleaford Bay. Escape the urban bustle at Shark Diving and Lincoln National Park. There's still lots to do: make a trip to The Old Mill.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Port Lincoln day trip website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Port Lincoln in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Sleaford Bay ©
Sleaford Bay
Shark Diving
Lincoln National Park ©
Lincoln National Park

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