28 days in South Australia Itinerary

28 days in South Australia Itinerary

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28 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Hamburg
Fly:  28​h
1
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Mount Gambier
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Port Lincoln
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Kangaroo Island
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Victor Harbor
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  29​h
End: Hamburg

3
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.
Carrick Hill and St Peter's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. We've included these beaches for you: Henley Beach and Maslin Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Adelaide side-trips: Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek), Hallett Cove Conservation Park (in Hallett Cove) and Beerenberg Farm (in Hahndorf). There's much more to do: trek along River Torrens Linear Park Trail, make a trip to Adelaide Oval, identify plant and animal life at Waterfall Gully, and enjoy the sand and surf at Semaphore Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Adelaide holiday planning app .

Hamburg, Germany to Adelaide is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Hamburg to Adelaide. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Hamburg in January, with highs in Adelaide at 34°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Henley Beach, Hallett Cove Conservation Park, Maslin Beach, Gorge Wildlife Park, Semaphore Beach
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Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach
Maslin Beach ©
Maslin Beach

2
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): admire nature's extreme beauty at Breakaways Conservation Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church, admire the striking features of Faye's Underground Home, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catacomb Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Coober Pedy trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Coober Pedy takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Adelaide in January; daily highs in Coober Pedy reach 41°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Serbian Orthodox Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Church

3
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Explore hidden gems such as Naracoorte Caves National Park and Beachport Surf Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Petticoat Lane and Sharam Cottage. Take a break from Mount Gambier with a short trip to Katnook Estate in Coonawarra, about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, take in the exciting artwork at Riddoch Art Gallery, take in nature's colorful creations at Cave Gardens, and appreciate the views at The Valley Lake.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Mount Gambier trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Coober Pedy to Mount Gambier in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Coober Pedy in February, things will get slightly colder in Mount Gambier: highs are around 30°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Penola, Naracoorte Caves National Park, Katnook Coonawarra, Beachport Surf Beach, Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park
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Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park ©
The Valley Lake ©
The Valley Lake

5
nights
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Glen Forest Tourist Park and Sleaford Bay. Visiting Shark Diving and Lincoln National Park will get you outdoors. When in Port Lincoln, make a side trip to see Food Tours in Coffin Bay, approximately 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Mikkira Station, cruise along Winter Hill Lookout, make a trip to The Old Mill, and enjoy the sand and surf at Fishery Bay.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Port Lincoln trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Mount Gambier to Port Lincoln takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Food Tours
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Food Tours
Shark Diving
Lincoln National Park ©
Lincoln National Park

6
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation and George's 40,000 Castle Lights. Visiting Stokes Beach and Kelly Hill Caves will get you outdoors. Spend the 14th (Thu) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. There's lots more to do: get outside with Remarkable Rocks, look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, experience rural life at Clifford's Honey Farm, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Port Lincoln to Kangaroo Island in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach
Kelly Hill Caves ©
Kelly Hill Caves

5
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. Escape the urban bustle at Aldinga Beach and Horseshoe Bay. St Joan of Arc Catholic Church and Nan Hai Pu Tuo Temple will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Victor Harbor side-trips: Morgan Beach (in Cape Jervis), Delamere (Blowhole Beach & Deep Creek Conservation Park) and Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Boomer Beach and experience rural life at Goolwa Animal Farm.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Victor Harbor driving holiday planning tool .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Kangaroo Island to Victor Harbor takes 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Port Elliot, Delamere, Goolwa Animal Farm, Carrickalinga Beach, Aldinga Beach
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Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Deep Creek Conservation Park ©
Deep Creek Conservation Park

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