18 days in South Australia & Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Itinerary

18 days in South Australia & Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Itinerary

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18 days in South Australia & Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  29​h
1
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Tanunda
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  6​h
3
Port Lincoln
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Boston

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.
Step out of Adelaide with an excursion to Hahndorf Fruit and Veg Market in Hahndorf--about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take a stroll through Rundle Mall, get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum, and steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip planner.

Boston, USA to Adelaide is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 14 hours traveling from Boston to Adelaide. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in February; daily highs in Adelaide reach 82°F and lows reach 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tanunda.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Cleland Wildlife Park, Hahndorf Fruit and Veg Market
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

2
nights
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.
On the 26th (Wed), do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Kalleske Wines, then steep yourself in history at Langmeil Winery, and finally do a tasting at Tscharke's Place. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, do a tasting at Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars, and then learn about winemaking at Seppeltsfield.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tanunda visit planning website .

Getting from Adelaide to Tanunda by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In February in Tanunda, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Greenock, Tscharke's Place, Seppeltsfield
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Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery

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 (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sleaford Bay, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then admire all the interesting features of Winter Hill Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fishery Bay and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Port Lincoln day trip planning site .

Getting from Tanunda to Port Lincoln by combination of car and ferry takes about 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Food Tours
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Shark Diving
Food Tours
Sleaford Bay ©
Sleaford Bay

4
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kangaroo Island is known for wildlife, nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Flinders Chase National Park, explore the striking landscape at Admirals Arch, kick back and relax at Stokes Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island day trip tool .

Getting from Port Lincoln to Kangaroo Island by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
You've now added Voyages Ayers Rock Resort to your itinerary. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuniya Walk, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 18.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park can reach 95°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

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