14 days in South Australia Itinerary

14 days in South Australia Itinerary

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14 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Port Lincoln
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Tanunda
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Naracoorte
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Step out of the city life by going to Flinders Chase National Park and Raptor Domain. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch, relax in the rural setting at Will's Rare Breeds Farm, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Stokes Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island trip itinerary planning website .

Sydney to Kangaroo Island is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time 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

2
nights
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Mikkira Station, stop by Boston Bay Wines, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Port Lincoln itinerary planner.

You can fly from Kangaroo Island to Port Lincoln in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Food Tours
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Shark Diving
Food Tours
Mikkira Station ©
Mikkira Station

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Adelaide Central Market and 5 O'clock Somewhere. Popular historic sites such as Adelaide Oval and Nan Hai Pu Tuo Temple are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: Thaxted Park Golf Club (in Woodcroft), Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga) and Hahndorf (Hahndorf Fruit and Veg Market & The Cedars). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, see the vivid underwater world at Port Noarlunga Reef, and learn about winemaking at McLaren Vale III Associates.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Adelaide driving holiday planning site .

Fly from Port Lincoln to Adelaide in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Tanunda.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Hahndorf, Port Noarlunga Reef, Carrickalinga Beach, Cleland Wildlife Park, McLaren Vale III Associates
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Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): learn about winemaking at Murray Street Vineyards, then do a tasting at Kalleske Wines, then contemplate the long history of Langmeil Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Brockenchack Wines. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Thorn-Clarke Wines, then learn about winemaking at Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars, then learn about winemaking at Seppeltsfield, and finally identify plant and animal life at Gorge Wildlife Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tanunda trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Adelaide to Tanunda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In December in Tanunda, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Naracoorte.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Greenock, Brockenchack Wines Cellar Door, Gorge Wildlife Park, Seppeltsfield, Thorn-Clarke Wines
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Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery

3
nights
Naracoorte

Naracoorte ©
Naracoorte is a town in the Limestone Coast region of South Australia, approximately 336 kilometres south-east of Adelaide and 100 kilometres north of Mount Gambier on the Riddoch Highway .HistoryNaracoorte was formed from the merger of two towns, Kincraig, founded in 1845 by Scottish explorer William Macintosh, and Narracoorte, established as a government settlement in 1847. Escape the urban bustle at Naracoorte Caves National Park and Black Cockatoo Bush Camp Hiking Trails. Change things up with these side-trips from Naracoorte: Coonawarra (Menzies Wine Room & Retreat, Bowen Estate Coonawarra, & more) and Petticoat Lane (in Penola). There's more to do: stop by Yulgilbar Wood Gallery.

Discover how to plan a Naracoorte trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Tanunda to Naracoorte by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Naracoorte

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trips

Coonawarra, Petticoat Lane
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Penley Estate ©
Penley Estate
Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
Parker Coonawarra Estate ©
Parker Coonawarra Estate

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