5 days in South Australia Itinerary

5 days in South Australia Itinerary

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5 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Port Lincoln
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Sydney

1
night
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.
On the 28th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Adelaide Zoo, and then catch a live event at Adelaide Oval.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Adelaide itinerary maker tool .

Sydney to Adelaide is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Adelaide when traveling from Sydney in December, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Cleland Wildlife Park
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

1
night
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Port Lincoln day trip app .

You can fly from Adelaide to Port Lincoln in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Shark Diving

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Flinders Chase National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain and then identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park.

Before you visit Kangaroo Island, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife Parks 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

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