30 days in South Australia Itinerary

30 days in South Australia Itinerary

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30 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  5​h 30​min
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:  4​h 15​min
4
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Mount Gambier
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Port Lincoln
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Perth

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.
Visiting Henley Beach and West Beach will get you outdoors. South Australian Museum and Art Gallery of South Australia will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Adelaide side-trips: Murray Street Vineyards (in Greenock), Shingleback (in McLaren Vale) and Semaphore Beach (in Semaphore). There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, get engrossed in the history at State Library of South Australia, steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval, and enjoy the sand and surf at Glenelg Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Adelaide attractions website .

Perth to Adelaide is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Adelaide is 1 hour. While traveling from Perth, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Adelaide, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Adelaide

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Henley Beach, Semaphore Beach, Murray Street Vineyards, Smith Brothers Walking Trail, Shingleback
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Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

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. Visiting Carrickalinga Beach and Horseshoe Bay will get you outdoors. You'll get in some beach time at Aldinga Beach and Morgan Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Victor Harbor side-trips: Second Valley Beach (in Second Valley), McLaren Vale III Associates (in McLaren Vale) and Delamere (Blowhole Beach & Deep Creek Conservation Park). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Maslin Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Newland Memorial Uniting Church, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Goolwa Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Victor Harbor attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Adelaide to Victor Harbor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, daytime highs in Victor Harbor are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Delamere, Horseshoe Bay, Maslin Beach, Second Valley Beach, Goolwa 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.
Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation and George's 40,000 Castle Lights will appeal to history buffs. We've included these beaches for you: Stokes Beach and Island Beach. Spend the 11th (Mon) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, stroll through Browns Beach, sample the fine beverages at KI Spirits, and relax in the rural setting at Island Pure Sheep Dairy.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kangaroo Island tour planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Victor Harbor to Kangaroo Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Coober Pedy.

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

2
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, then see the interesting displays at Old Timers Mine, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catacomb Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at The Big Miner, look for gifts at Seven Stones Designer Jewellers, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Serbian Orthodox Church, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Breakaways Conservation Park.

Before you visit Coober Pedy, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Coober Pedy takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. February in Coober Pedy sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Old Timers Mine ©
Old Timers Mine
Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum

5
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Let the collections at Donald & Sheila Feast's Classic Car Collection & memorabilia and Wilson's at Robe capture your imagination. Visiting Robe Beach and Beachport Surf Beach will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Mount Gambier side-trips: Robe Town Brewery (in Robe), Coonawarra (Balnaves of Coonawarra, Katnook Estate, & more) and Naracoorte Caves National Park (in Naracoorte). There's more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at The Blue Lake and explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mount Gambier road trip planner .

You can fly from Coober Pedy to Mount Gambier in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Coober Pedy in February, expect Mount Gambier to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Coonawarra, Robe, Beachport Surf Beach, Donald & Sheila Feast's Classic Car Collection & memorabilia, Naracoorte Caves National Park
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Beachport Surf Beach ©
Beachport Surf Beach
Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
Umpherston Sinkhole ©
Umpherston Sinkhole

5
nights
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Koppio Smithy Museum and Axel Stenross Maritime Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing 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 a fascinating day underwater on the 24th (Sun) with a shark diving experience. Spend the 26th (Tue) exploring nature at Lincoln National Park. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sleaford Bay, look for gifts at Boston Bay Wines, and get great views at Winter Hill Lookout.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Port Lincoln holiday maker .

Traveling by flight from Mount Gambier to Port Lincoln takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Coffin Bay
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Shark Diving
Sleaford Bay ©
Sleaford Bay
Lincoln National Park ©
Lincoln National Park

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