38 days in South Australia Itinerary

38 days in South Australia Itinerary

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38 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Accra
Fly:  30​h
1
Adelaide
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Mount Gambier
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Port Lincoln
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Victor Harbor
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Seppeltsfield
— 9 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Accra

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: Hahndorf (The Cedars & Beerenberg Farm) and Fox Creek Wines (in McLaren Vale). Dedicate the 18th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: catch a live event at Adelaide Oval, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Adelaide Zoo, take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum, and do a tasting at National Wine Centre of Australia.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Adelaide travel itinerary planner.

Accra, Ghana to Adelaide is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from Accra to Adelaide, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Accra in August: high temperatures in Adelaide hover around 18°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Tours, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glenelg, Hahndorf, River Torrens Linear Park Trail, Cleland Wildlife Park, Fox Creek Wines
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 22:
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market

5
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Get out of town with these interesting Mount Gambier side-trips: Penola (Raidis Estate & Petticoat Lane), Naracoorte Caves National Park (in Naracoorte) and Coonawarra (The Blok Estate Winery, Penley Estate, & more). There's much more to do: explore the activities along The Blue Lake, stroll through Beachport Surf Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave Gardens, and get into the urban bustle at Main Corner Complex.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mount Gambier holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Mount Gambier takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in August, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

#Parks, #Nature, #Wineries

Side Trips

Coonawarra, Penola, Beachport Surf Beach, Naracoorte Caves National Park, Robe Beach
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 27:
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Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Umpherston Sinkhole ©
Umpherston Sinkhole

4
nights
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
When in Port Lincoln, make a side trip to see Food Tours in Coffin Bay, approximately 34 minutes away. Spend a fascinating day underwater on the 28th (Tue) with a shark diving experience. Spend the 30th (Thu) exploring nature at Lincoln National Park. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Fishery Bay, look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Forest Tourist Park, don't miss a visit to The Old Mill, and stroll through Sleaford Bay.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Lincoln route maker .

Fly from Mount Gambier to Port Lincoln in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trip

Food Tours
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 31:
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Shark Diving
Fishery Bay ©
Fishery Bay
Sleaford Bay ©
Sleaford Bay

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 1st (Sat) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, kick back and relax at Stokes Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Borda Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation, and take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kangaroo Island travel route planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Port Lincoln to Kangaroo Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 5:
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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. Explore Victor Harbor's surroundings by going to Willunga Gallery (in Willunga), Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach) and Shaw Family Vintners (in Goolwa). Spend the 8th (Sat) exploring nature at Coorong National Park. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Granite Island, take in the pleasant sights at Kaiki Walk - Granite Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Horseshoe Bay, and look for gifts at Victor Central.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Victor Harbor trip planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Kangaroo Island to Victor Harbor in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Seppeltsfield.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Myponga, Willunga Gallery, Coorong National Park, Shaw Family Vintners, Bremerton Wines
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 10:
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Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Bremerton Wines ©
Bremerton Wines
Kaiki Walk - Granite Island ©
Kaiki Walk - Granite Island

9
nights
Seppeltsfield

Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield is known for wineries, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Seppeltsfield and identify plant and animal life at Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Seppeltsfield road trip planning site .

Getting from Victor Harbor to Seppeltsfield by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seppeltsfield

#Wineries, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Tanunda, Nuriootpa, Marananga, Greenock, Angaston
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 19:
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Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines

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