31 days in South Australia Itinerary

31 days in South Australia Itinerary

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31 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  31​h
1
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Port Lincoln
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Robe
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Port Elliot
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Greenock
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Adelaide
— 7 nights
Fly + bus:  29​h
End: New York City

4
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Dudley Cellar Door and Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation. Take a break from the city and head to Flinders Chase National Park and Island Beach. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kangaroo Island Spirits, take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch, and get engrossed in the history at Parndana Soldier Settlement Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island trip itinerary builder website .

New York City, USA to Kangaroo Island is an approximately 31-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia), which is usually a 14 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Lincoln.

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
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Visiting Fishery Bay and Coffin Bay and Farm Beach Boat Hire will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Food Tours in Coffin Bay (about 34 minutes away). Spend a fascinating day underwater on the 9th (Wed) with a shark diving experience. Spend the 10th (Thu) exploring nature at Lincoln National Park. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sleaford Bay, take a memorable drive along Winter Hill Lookout, and make a trip to The Old Mill.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Port Lincoln day trip planning site .

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Port Lincoln by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Robe.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Food Tours, EP Boat Hire
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Shark Diving
Food Tours
Sleaford Bay ©
Sleaford Bay

3
nights
Robe

Robe ©
Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. Do some cultural sightseeing at Penley Estate and Wynns Coonawarra Estate. Get outdoors at Robe Beach and Cave Gardens. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Robe: The Blue Lake (in Mount Gambier), Coonawarra (Hollick Estates & Katnook Estate) and Naracoorte (Naracoorte Caves National Park & MiniJumbuk). There's more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Jaffa Lighthouse.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Robe trip planning tool .

Drive from Port Lincoln to Robe in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Elliot.

Things to do in Robe

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Coonawarra, Mount Gambier, Naracoorte, Cape Jaffa Lighthouse
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Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Penley Estate ©
Penley Estate

3
nights
Port Elliot

Port Elliot ©
Port Elliot is a town in South Australia toward the eastern end of the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula. Get in touch with nature at Horseshoe Bay and Morgan Beach. Get some cultural insight at Bremerton Wines and St Joseph's Catholic Church. Get out of town with these interesting Port Elliot side-trips: Blowhole Beach (in Delamere) and Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Boomer Beach and look for gifts at Victor Central.

Planning Port Elliot trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Robe to Port Elliot in 4 hours. October in Port Elliot sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Greenock.

Things to do in Port Elliot

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Morgan Beach, Victor Central, Aldinga Beach, St Joseph's Catholic Church, Bremerton Wines
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Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Blowhole Beach ©
Blowhole Beach

5
nights
Greenock

Greenock ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Murray Street Vineyards and Flaxman Wines. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Greenock: Sevenhill Cellars (in Clare) and Domain Day Cellar Door (in Williamstown).

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Greenock online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Port Elliot to Greenock takes 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Greenock can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Greenock

Wineries Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tanunda, Marananga, Angaston, Flaxman Wines, Seppeltsfield
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Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Cleland Wildlife Park and Glenelg Golf Club. Do some cultural sightseeing at Rundle Mall and Fox Creek Wines. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: The Cedars (in Hahndorf) and McLaren Vale (Samuel's Gorge, Kay Brothers Amery Vineyards, & more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Adelaide Oval, do a tasting at National Wine Centre of Australia, tour the pleasant surroundings at Adelaide Zoo, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Adelaide trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Greenock to Adelaide in 1.5 hours. In October in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries Parks Shopping

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Glenelg, Glenelg Golf Club, The Cedars, Between the Vines Cellar Door
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Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

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