24 days in South Australia Itinerary

24 days in South Australia Itinerary

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24 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  27​h
1
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Tanunda
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Victor Harbor
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Naracoorte
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Mount Gambier
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Port Lincoln
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  26​h
End: Washington DC

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.
Dedicate the 12th (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, contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, wander the streets of Rundle Mall, and take in the waterfront at Glenelg Pier.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip itinerary maker website .

Washington DC, USA to Adelaide is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 14 hours traveling from Washington DC to Adelaide due to the time zone difference. In November, Adelaide is somewhat warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 76°F and lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tanunda.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Cleland Wildlife Park, Glenelg Pier
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tanunda: National Motor Museum (in Birdwood), Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek) and St Aloysius Church (in Sevenhill). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Kalleske Wines, take in the exciting artwork at Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, and savor the flavors at Langmeil Winery.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tanunda sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Adelaide to Tanunda in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In November in Tanunda, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Clare, Nuriootpa, Eden Valley, Greenock, Seppeltsfield
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Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Victor Harbor: Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga) and McLaren Vale (McLaren Vale III Associates, Fox Creek Wines, & more). There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Granite Island, kick back and relax at Horseshoe Bay, take in the spiritual surroundings of Newland Memorial Uniting Church, and admire the striking features of Old Port Victor Historic Walk.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Victor Harbor trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Tanunda to Victor Harbor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Victor Harbor can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Naracoorte.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Horseshoe Bay, Carrickalinga Beach
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Fox Creek Wines ©
Fox Creek Wines
Granite Island ©
Granite Island
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. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): Head underground at Naracoorte Caves National Park, do a tasting at Penley Estate, then do a tasting at Menzies Wine Room & Retreat, and finally do a tasting at Bowen Estate Coonawarra. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Yulgilbar Wood Gallery, explore and take pictures at Mary MacKillop Interpretive Centre, learn about winemaking at Whistle Post Wines, then steep yourself in history at Petticoat Lane, and finally do a tasting at Rymill Coonawarra.

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Drive from Victor Harbor to Naracoorte in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Naracoorte

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trips

Coonawarra, Penola
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Penley Estate ©
Penley Estate
Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
Mary MacKillop Interpretive Centre ©
Mary MacKillop Interpretive Centre

2
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole, then get lost in a book at Mount Gambier Public Library, then explore the activities along The Blue Lake, and finally walk around The Railway Lands. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, then get engrossed in the history at Echo Farm, then see the interesting displays at Glencoe Woolshed, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape Banks Lighthouse.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mount Gambier trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Naracoorte to Mount Gambier in 1.5 hours. November in Mount Gambier sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, Glencoe Woolshed, Cape Banks Lighthouse
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The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Umpherston Sinkhole ©
Umpherston Sinkhole
Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park ©
Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park

3
nights
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
When in Port Lincoln, make a side trip to see Food Tours in Coffin Bay, approximately 34 minutes away. Spend a fascinating day underwater on the 24th (Sun) with a shark diving experience. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Fishery Bay, stroll around Glen Forest Tourist Park, cruise along Winter Hill Lookout, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sleaford Bay.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Lincoln online tour planner .

You can fly from Mount Gambier to Port Lincoln in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) 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.
Spend the 28th (Thu) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, get to know the resident critters at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Stokes Beach, and explore the striking landscape at Admirals Arch.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Port Lincoln to Kangaroo Island takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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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