15 days in South Australia Itinerary

15 days in South Australia Itinerary

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15 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Bristol
train + Fly:  28​h
1
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Seppeltsfield
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Port Lincoln
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Mount Gambier
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Naracoorte
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Victor Harbor
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: Bristol

3
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
When in Adelaide, make a side trip to see The Cedars in Hahndorf, approximately 32 minutes away. Dedicate the 25th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, make a trip to Rundle Mall, and indulge your taste buds at Haigh's Chocolates Glenelg.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Adelaide online holiday maker .

Bristol, UK to Adelaide is an approximately 28-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. December in Adelaide sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Seppeltsfield.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Cleland Wildlife Park, Haigh's Chocolates Glenelg, The Cedars
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

1
night
Seppeltsfield

Seppeltsfield ©
On the 26th (Thu), learn about winemaking at Murray Street Vineyards, do a tasting at Kalleske Wines, and then learn about winemaking at Seppeltsfield.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Seppeltsfield trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Adelaide to Seppeltsfield in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Seppeltsfield

Wineries

Side Trip

Greenock
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 26:
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Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield

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 27th (Fri) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, explore and take pictures at Island Pure Sheep Dairy, explore the striking landscape at Admirals Arch, and Head underground at Kelly Hill Caves.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island trip planner .

You can drive from Seppeltsfield to Kangaroo Island in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
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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
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 30th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Port Lincoln journey builder tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Port Lincoln in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Shark Diving

1
night
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
On the 31st (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Cave Gardens, then explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole, and then explore the activities along The Blue Lake.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Mount Gambier trip planner.

Fly from Port Lincoln to Mount Gambier in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Naracoorte.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:
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The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Umpherston Sinkhole ©
Umpherston Sinkhole
Cave Gardens ©
Cave Gardens

1
night
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. On the 1st (Wed), hike along Black Cockatoo Bush Camp Hiking Trails, Head underground at Naracoorte Caves National Park, and then stop by MiniJumbuk.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Naracoorte online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Mount Gambier to Naracoorte takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Naracoorte

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 1:
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Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
MiniJumbuk ©
MiniJumbuk

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. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): stroll through Horseshoe Bay, kick back and relax at Boomer Beach, and then head off the coast to Granite Island.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Victor Harbor sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Naracoorte to Victor Harbor in 4 hours. In January, daytime highs in Victor Harbor are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Port Elliot
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Boomer Beach ©
Boomer Beach

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