21 days in South Australia Itinerary

21 days in South Australia Itinerary

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21 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  27​h
1
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Greenock
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Victor Harbor
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Naracoorte
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Mount Gambier
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Port Lincoln
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Atlanta

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 to go to Hahndorf and see The Cedars, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Dedicate the 15th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, pause for some photo ops at The Rundle Mall Pigs, contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Adelaide trip website .

Atlanta, USA to Adelaide is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) is 14 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Atlanta in January; daily highs in Adelaide reach 84°F and lows reach 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Greenock.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

The Cedars, Cleland Wildlife Park
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

1
night
Greenock

Greenock ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Murray Street Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars, learn about winemaking at Seppeltsfield, then do a tasting at Wolf Blass, and finally learn about winemaking at Yelland & Papps.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Greenock vacation maker app .

Getting from Adelaide to Greenock by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in January, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Greenock

Wineries

Side Trips

Nuriootpa, Seppeltsfield
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Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield
Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars ©
Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars

3
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. Venture out of the city with trips to McLaren Vale (Primo Estate & Fox Creek Wines), Willunga Farmers Market (in Willunga) and Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Granite Island, take in the exciting artwork at Mt Jagged Wines, kick back and relax at Carrickalinga Beach, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Encounter Bikeway.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Victor Harbor trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Greenock to Victor Harbor by car takes about 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Naracoorte.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Carrickalinga Beach, Willunga Farmers Market, Mt Jagged Wines, Horseshoe Bay
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Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Fox Creek Wines ©
Fox Creek Wines
Primo Estate ©
Primo Estate

2
nights
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 21st (Mon), see the interesting displays at Sheep's Back Museum, then don't miss a visit to Father Woods Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Naracoorte Caves National Park, and finally look for gifts at Yulgilbar Wood Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Parker Coonawarra Estate, explore and take pictures at Mary MacKillop Interpretive Centre, then do a tasting at DiGiorgio Family Wines, and finally hike along Black Cockatoo Bush Camp Hiking Trails.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Naracoorte vacation planner .

Drive from Victor Harbor to Naracoorte in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Naracoorte

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Coonawarra, Penola
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Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
Yulgilbar Wood Gallery ©
Yulgilbar Wood Gallery
Parker Coonawarra Estate ©
Parker Coonawarra Estate

2
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
On the 23rd (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Cave Gardens, browse the collection at Mount Gambier Public Library, then contemplate the waterfront views at The Valley Lake, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at The Railway Lands. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about all things military at Mount Gambier Rsl War Museum, explore the activities along The Blue Lake, then take in panoramic vistas at Centenary Tower, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Umpherston Sinkhole.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mount Gambier trip planner .

You can drive from Naracoorte to Mount Gambier in 1.5 hours. January in Mount Gambier sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Museums
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The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Umpherston Sinkhole ©
Umpherston Sinkhole
The Railway Lands ©
The Railway Lands

3
nights
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Spend a fascinating day underwater on the 25th (Fri) with a shark diving experience. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Mikkira Station, enjoy the sand and surf at Fishery Bay, cruise along Winter Hill Lookout, and learn about winemaking at Dellacolline Winery.

To see photos and other tourist information, go to the Port Lincoln road trip tool .

Fly from Mount Gambier to Port Lincoln in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Shark Diving
Glen Forest Tourist Park ©
Glen Forest Tourist Park
Mikkira Station ©
Mikkira Station

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 28th (Mon) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, get outside with Remarkable Rocks, take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch, and relax in the rural setting at Island Pure Sheep Dairy.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island day trip site .

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; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time 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

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