17 days in South Australia Itinerary

17 days in South Australia Itinerary

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17 days in South Australia Itinerary

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

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 26th (Wed): look for gifts at Boston Bay Wines, cruise along Winter Hill Lookout, and then make a trip to The Old Mill. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Sleaford Bay and then kick back and relax at Fishery Bay.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Port Lincoln vacation planner .

Sydney to Port Lincoln is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Shark Diving
Sleaford Bay ©
Sleaford Bay
Winter Hill Lookout ©
Winter Hill Lookout

5
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Get outdoors at Flinders Chase National Park and Seal Bay Conservation Park. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Stokes Beach and Browns Beach. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain, enjoy the sand and surf at Island Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Kelly Hill Caves, and take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kangaroo Island trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Port Lincoln to Kangaroo Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Elliot.

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

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 3rd (Thu): head off the coast to Granite Island, stroll through Boomer Beach, and then kick back and relax at Horseshoe Bay.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Port Elliot trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Kangaroo Island to Port Elliot takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Greenock.

Things to do in Port Elliot

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Greenock

Greenock ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Murray Street Vineyards and Tscharke's Place.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Greenock trip maker app .

Drive from Port Elliot to Greenock in 2.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Greenock can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Greenock

Wineries Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Marananga, Tanunda, Doddridge Blacksmith Shop, Seppeltsfield, Flaxman Wines
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Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards

5
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.
Get some historical perspective at Adelaide Oval and North Terrace. We've included these beaches for you: Henley Beach and Seacliff Beach. Go for a jaunt from Adelaide to Hahndorf to see The Cedars about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, savor the flavors at National Wine Centre of Australia, get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park.

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Drive from Greenock to Adelaide in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Old Gum Tree Reserve, Cleland Wildlife Park, Henley Beach, Port Adelaide Uniting Church, The Cedars
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Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market

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