29 days in South Australia Itinerary

29 days in South Australia Itinerary

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29 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Adelaide
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Victor Harbor
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Kangaroo Island
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Port Lincoln
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Mount Gambier
— 6 nights
End: Melbourne

6
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.
Visit Henley Beach and Semaphore Beach for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Thaxted Park Golf Club and Seacliff Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: Seppeltsfield (in Seppeltsfield), Murray Street Vineyards (in Greenock) and Tanunda (Langmeil Winery & Chateau Dorrien). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Rundle Mall, look for gifts at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, and don't miss a visit to Adelaide Oval.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Adelaide trip site .

Melbourne to Adelaide is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Adelaide

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Tanunda, Henley Beach, Seppeltsfield, Glenelg Beach, Murray Street Vineyards
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards

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. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Carrickalinga Beach and Aldinga Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Horseshoe Bay and Blowhole Beach. Explore Victor Harbor's surroundings by going to McLaren Vale (Wirra Wirra Vineyards, Fox Creek Wines, & more), Morgan Beach (in Cape Jervis) and Deep Creek Conservation Park (in Delamere). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Maslin Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Victor Harbor trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Adelaide to Victor Harbor in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Victor Harbor can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Delamere, Horseshoe Bay, Aldinga Beach, Maslin Beach
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Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Blowhole Beach ©
Blowhole Beach
Morgan Beach ©
Morgan Beach

6
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Take a break from the city and head to Flinders Chase National Park and Browns Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Stokes Beach and Island Beach. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, get outside with Remarkable Rocks, take in nature's colorful creations at Kangaroo Island Spirits, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at KI Spirits.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island trip maker app .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Victor Harbor to Kangaroo Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain

5
nights
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Get in touch with nature at Shark Diving and Sleaford Bay. You'll get in some beach time at Fishery Bay and Coffin Bay National Park. Step out of Port Lincoln with an excursion to Food Tours in Coffin Bay--about 32 minutes away. Spend the 14th (Thu) exploring nature at Lincoln National Park. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Mikkira Station, do a tasting at Dellacolline Winery, and don't miss a visit to The Old Mill.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Port Lincoln route planner .

You can fly from Kangaroo Island to Port Lincoln in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Coffin Bay
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Shark Diving
Fishery Bay ©
Fishery Bay
Sleaford Bay ©
Sleaford Bay

6
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Get outdoors at Robe Beach and Naracoorte Caves National Park. Relax by the water at Beachport Surf Beach and Southend Beach. Explore Mount Gambier's surroundings by going to Coonawarra (Bowen Estate Coonawarra, Hollick Estates, & more). There's more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Umpherston Sinkhole and explore the activities along The Blue Lake.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mount Gambier road trip tool .

You can fly from Port Lincoln to Mount Gambier in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. March in Mount Gambier sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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