16 days in South Australia Itinerary

16 days in South Australia Itinerary

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16 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  29​h
1
Greenock
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Mount Gambier
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Port Lincoln
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
5
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Zurich

2
nights
Greenock

Greenock ©
When in Greenock, make a side trip to see Domain Day Cellar Door in Williamstown, approximately 30 minutes away.

To see reviews and more tourist information, go to the Greenock trip itinerary builder .

Zurich, Switzerland to Greenock is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Greenock is 8 hours. Traveling from Zurich in December, things will get warmer in Greenock: highs are around 33°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Greenock

#Wineries

Side Trips

Tanunda, Seppeltsfield, Wolf Blass, Tscharke's Place, Domain Day Cellar Door
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Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield
Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines

2
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
On the 12th (Wed), take a stroll around Main Corner Complex, then Head underground at Cave Gardens, and then contemplate the waterfront views at The Blue Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole, then contemplate the long history of Petticoat Lane, then do a tasting at Hollick Estates, and finally learn about winemaking at Raidis Estate.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Gambier planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Greenock to Mount Gambier. In December, Mount Gambier is a bit cooler than Greenock - with highs of 27°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

#Nature, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Penola, Hollick Estates
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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 14th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Fishery Bay and then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, look for gifts at Boston Bay Wines, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sleaford Bay.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Port Lincoln travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Mount Gambier to Port Lincoln takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Food 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 16th (Sun) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch, and Head underground at Kelly Hill Caves.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Port Lincoln to Kangaroo Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

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
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: Hahndorf (The Cedars & Beerenberg Farm). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, wander the streets of Rundle Mall, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market.

To find photos and more tourist information, use the Adelaide vacation planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. December in Adelaide sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hahndorf, Cleland Wildlife Park, Haigh's Chocolates Glenelg
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market

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