44 days in South Australia Itinerary

44 days in South Australia Itinerary

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44 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  25​h
1
Adelaide
— 7 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Mount Gambier
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Port Lincoln
— 6 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Victor Harbor
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Seppeltsfield
— 10 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Manchester

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.
Adelaide Oval and North Terrace will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Cleland Wildlife Park and Belair National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: McLaren Vale (Primo Estate & Fox Creek Wines), Hahndorf (Beerenberg Farm & The Cedars) and Hallett Cove Conservation Park (in Hallett Cove). Dedicate the 14th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, and admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Adelaide planning app .

Manchester, UK to Adelaide is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Manchester in January, things will get much hotter in Adelaide: highs are around 34°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Hahndorf, McLaren Vale, River Torrens Linear Park Trail, Belair National Park, Cleland Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 16:
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Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

5
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Step out of the city life by going to Naracoorte Caves National Park and Cave Gardens. Penley Estate and Katnook Estate are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Mount Gambier: Coonawarra (The Blok Estate Winery, Hollick Estates, & more), Lake McIntyre (in Millicent) and Beachport Surf Beach (in Beachport). The adventure continues: explore the activities along The Blue Lake, contemplate the long history of Petticoat Lane, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Jill's Vintage, and take in the exciting artwork at Riddoch Art Gallery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mount Gambier itinerary builder .

Fly from Adelaide to Mount Gambier in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, Mount Gambier is a bit cooler than Adelaide - with highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Coonawarra, Penola, Naracoorte Caves National Park, Beachport Surf Beach, Lake McIntyre
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Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Umpherston Sinkhole ©
Umpherston Sinkhole

6
nights
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Escape the urban bustle at Shark Diving and Sleaford Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Lincoln: Coffin Bay and Farm Beach Boat Hire (in Mount Dutton Bay) and Food Tours (in Coffin Bay). Spend the 24th (Thu) exploring nature at Lincoln National Park. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fishery Bay, examine the collection at Axel Stenross Maritime Museum, pause for some photo ops at Flinders Monument, and get outside with Port Lincoln Pool.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Port Lincoln trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Mount Gambier to Port Lincoln takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Coffin Bay and Farm Beach Boat Hire, Food Tours
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Shark Diving
Fishery Bay ©
Fishery Bay
Sleaford Bay ©
Sleaford Bay

6
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 Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation and Cape Borda Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation. Step out of the city life by going to Flinders Chase National Park and Kelly Hill Caves. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, kick back and relax at Stokes Beach, make a trip to Emu Ridge, and stroll through Island Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Kangaroo Island trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Port Lincoln to Kangaroo Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Victor Harbor.

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

6
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. Step out of the city life by going to Granite Island and Horseshoe Bay. Bremerton Wines and Shaw Family Vintners are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Victor Harbor: Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach), St Joseph's Catholic Church (in Port Willunga) and Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga). Spend the 7th (Thu) exploring nature at Coorong National Park. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Blowhole Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Boomer Beach, take some stellar pictures from Kaiki Walk - Granite Island, and stop by Victor Central.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Victor Harbor trip planner.

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Victor Harbor by combination of car and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. February in Victor Harbor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Seppeltsfield.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Port Elliot, Coorong National Park, Aldinga Beach, St Joseph's Catholic Church, Blowhole Beach
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Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Blowhole Beach ©
Blowhole Beach

10
nights
Seppeltsfield

Seppeltsfield ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Murray Street Vineyards and Tscharke's Place. Go for a jaunt from Seppeltsfield to Eden Valley to see Fernfield Wines about 30 minutes away.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Seppeltsfield trip planner .

Traveling by car from Victor Harbor to Seppeltsfield takes 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seppeltsfield

Wineries Shopping Breweries

Side Trips

Tanunda, Nuriootpa, Angaston, Marananga, Greenock
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 18:
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Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield
Rockford Winery ©
Rockford Winery

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