15 days in South Australia Itinerary

15 days in South Australia Itinerary

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15 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  29​h
1
Tanunda
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Victor Harbor
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Port Lincoln
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
6
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Lisbon

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Murray Street Vineyards, do a tasting at Kalleske Wines, savor the flavors at Langmeil Winery, then do a tasting at Soul Growers, and finally learn about winemaking at Rusden Wines.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tanunda road trip website .

Lisbon, Portugal to Tanunda is an approximately 29-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Lisbon to Tanunda. Traveling from Lisbon in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 11°C in Tanunda. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Greenock
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Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards

2
nights
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 10th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Mt Jagged Wines, kick back and relax at Aldinga Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Carrickalinga Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): admire the verdant scenery at Deep Creek Conservation Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Horseshoe Bay.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Victor Harbor holiday tool .

Drive from Tanunda to Victor Harbor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Deep Creek Conservation Park, Horseshoe Bay, Mt Jagged Wines, Aldinga Beach, Carrickalinga Beach
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Carrickalinga Beach ©
Carrickalinga Beach
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Flinders Chase National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain, then look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, and then kick back and relax at Stokes Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Victor Harbor to Kangaroo Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Coober Pedy.

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
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the fascinating landscape at Breakaways Conservation Park, see the interesting displays at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Old Timers Mine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Faye's Underground Home, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catacomb Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church, stop by Seven Stones Designer Jewellers, then pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church, and finally steep yourself in history at The Big Miner.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Coober Pedy trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Coober Pedy takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Coober Pedy can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
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Serbian Orthodox Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Church
Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Old Timers Mine ©
Old Timers Mine

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 16th (Wed): meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lincoln National Park.

Plan trip to Port Lincoln with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Coober Pedy to Port Lincoln by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Shark Diving
Lincoln National Park ©
Lincoln National Park

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.
Let the collections at South Australian Museum and State Library of South Australia capture your imagination. Escape the urban bustle at Henley Beach and Glenelg Beach. There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market, explore the world behind art at Flinders University Art Museum & City Gallery, stroll through Seacliff Beach, and wander the streets of Rundle Mall.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Adelaide tour itinerary planner.

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. In October, daytime highs in Adelaide are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Glenelg Beach, Henley Beach
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Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

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