4 days in Adelaide, Barossa Valley & Kangaroo Island Itinerary

4 days in Adelaide, Barossa Valley & Kangaroo Island Itinerary

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4 days in Adelaide, Barossa Valley & Kangaroo Island Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Adelaide
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
2
Tanunda
— 1 day
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Sydney

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): wander the streets of North Terrace and then kick back and relax at Henley Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Adelaide driving holiday planner .

Sydney to Adelaide is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Adelaide, with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tanunda.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Henley Beach
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North Terrace ©
North Terrace

1
day
Tanunda

Tanunda ©
One of the cities of the Barossa Valley wine-producing region, Tanunda has an easygoing atmosphere stemming from its close connection with agriculture and viniculture.
To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tanunda trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Adelaide to Tanunda takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cudlee Creek.

Things to do in Tanunda

#Wineries
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Basedow Wines ©
Basedow Wines
Kabminye Winery ©
Kabminye Winery

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island holiday planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Tanunda to Kangaroo Island in 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Trails
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Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail ©
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Kangaroo Island Brewery ©
Kangaroo Island Brewery

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