36 days in South Australia Itinerary

36 days in South Australia Itinerary

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36 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
Fly:  24​h
1
Adelaide
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Mount Gambier
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Coober Pedy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Port Lincoln
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Kangaroo Island
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Victor Harbor
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Seppeltsfield
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  29​h
End: Dusseldorf

5
nights
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 Adelaide to go to Hahndorf and see The Cedars, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Dedicate the 5th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, and identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Adelaide trip maker tool .

Dusseldorf, Germany to Adelaide is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Dusseldorf to Adelaide. Traveling from Dusseldorf in November, you will find days in Adelaide are much hotter (28°C), and nights are a bit warmer (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trips

The Cedars, Glenelg Pier, Cleland Wildlife Park
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

5
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mount Gambier: Naracoorte Caves National Park (in Naracoorte), Coonawarra (Bowen Estate Coonawarra, Menzies Wine Room & Retreat, & more) and Penola (Mary MacKillop Interpretive Centre, Sharam Cottage, & more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along The Blue Lake, walk around The Railway Lands, browse the collection at Mount Gambier Public Library, and experience rural life at Echo Farm.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mount Gambier trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Mount Gambier takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, Mount Gambier is slightly colder than Adelaide - with highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Coonawarra, Penola, Glencoe Woolshed, Naracoorte Caves National Park, Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 14:
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Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Umpherston Sinkhole ©
Umpherston Sinkhole

3
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Coober Pedy is known for museums, historic sites, nature, wildlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Faye's Underground Home, examine the collection at Old Timers Mine, identify plant and animal life at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, and admire nature's extreme beauty at Breakaways Conservation Park.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Coober Pedy itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Mount Gambier to Coober Pedy takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Mount Gambier in November, plan for much warmer days in Coober Pedy, with highs around 38°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum

5
nights
Port Lincoln

Port Lincoln ©
Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Go for a jaunt from Port Lincoln to Coffin Bay to see Food Tours about 34 minutes away. Spend a fascinating day underwater on the 18th (Mon) with a shark diving experience. Spend the 22nd (Fri) exploring nature at Coffin Bay National Park. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Fishery Bay, kick back and relax at Sleaford Bay, stop by Boston Bay Wines, and don't miss a visit to The Old Mill.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Port Lincoln trip itinerary planning site .

Fly from Coober Pedy to Port Lincoln in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Food Tours, Coffin Bay National Park
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Sleaford Bay ©
Sleaford Bay
Shark Diving
Food Tours

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 23rd (Sat) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, Head underground at Kelly Hill Caves, admire the natural beauty at Kangaroo Island Spirits, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at KI Spirits.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Port Lincoln to Kangaroo Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 27:
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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
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Victor Harbor: Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga), McLaren Vale (Fox Creek Wines, Old Oval Estate, & more) and Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Granite Island, explore the landscape on two wheels at Encounter Bikeway, stroll through Blowhole Beach, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Port Victor Historic Walk.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Victor Harbor trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Kangaroo Island to Victor Harbor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, daytime highs in Victor Harbor are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Seppeltsfield.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Port Elliot, Morgan Beach, Aldinga Beach, Carrickalinga Beach
Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 2:
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Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Fox Creek Wines ©
Fox Creek Wines
Primo Estate ©
Primo Estate

5
nights
Seppeltsfield

Seppeltsfield ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Seppeltsfield: Barossa Old Rose Repository (in Angaston) and Flaxman Wines (in Eden Valley).

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Seppeltsfield road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Victor Harbor to Seppeltsfield takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seppeltsfield

Wineries Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Tanunda, Greenock, Williamstown, Nuriootpa, Angaston
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Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards

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