28 days in South Australia Itinerary

28 days in South Australia Itinerary

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28 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Cardiff
Fly:  28​h
1
Adelaide
— 7 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Mount Gambier
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Port Lincoln
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Greenock
— 4 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Cardiff

7
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 Adelaide's surroundings by going to Fox Creek Wines (in McLaren Vale), Hahndorf (Beerenberg Farm & The Cedars) and Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach). Dedicate the 7th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Adelaide Zoo, and hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Adelaide vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Cardiff, UK to Adelaide is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Cardiff to Adelaide, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cardiff in February, expect Adelaide to be much hotter, temps between 32°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Victor Harbor, Glenelg, Hahndorf, Harbour Town Adelaide, River Torrens Linear Park Trail
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

4
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mount Gambier: Beachport Surf Beach (in Beachport), Robe Beach (in Robe) and Naracoorte Caves National Park (in Naracoorte). The adventure continues: explore the activities along The Blue Lake, learn about winemaking at Katnook Estate, admire the natural beauty at Cave Gardens, and contemplate the long history of Petticoat Lane.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mount Gambier online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Mount Gambier takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Adelaide in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Mount Gambier, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Coonawarra, Penola, Naracoorte Caves National Park, Robe Beach, Beachport Surf Beach
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The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
Umpherston Sinkhole ©
Umpherston Sinkhole

4
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 16th (Sat) with a shark diving experience. Spend the 18th (Mon) exploring nature at Lincoln National Park. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Fishery Bay, look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Forest Tourist Park, stroll through Sleaford Bay, and stop by Boston Bay Wines.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Port Lincoln trip builder app .

Fly from Mount Gambier to Port Lincoln in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Food Tours
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Shark Diving
Fishery Bay ©
Fishery Bay
Sleaford Bay ©
Sleaford Bay

5
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Spend the 20th (Wed) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Stokes Beach, kick back and relax at Island Beach, and take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch.

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

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 up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Greenock.

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

4
nights
Greenock

Greenock ©
Step out of Greenock with an excursion to Domain Day Cellar Door in Williamstown--about 30 minutes away.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Greenock trip planning tool .

You can drive from Kangaroo Island to Greenock in 5 hours. In February in Greenock, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Greenock

Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Tanunda, Nuriootpa, Marananga, Seppeltsfield, Angaston
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Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Rockford Winery ©
Rockford Winery

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