57 days in South Australia Itinerary

57 days in South Australia Itinerary

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57 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Fly + taxi:  20​h 15​min
1
Kangaroo Island
— 9 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Port Lincoln
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Mount Gambier
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Seppeltsfield
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Clare
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Victor Harbor
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Adelaide
— 10 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Amritsar

9
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Spend the 2nd (Wed) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. Spend the 11th (Fri) exploring nature at Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, savor the flavors at Kangaroo Island Spirits, Head underground at Kelly Hill Caves, and relax in the rural setting at Clifford's Honey Farm.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island trip itinerary builder .

Amritsar, India to Kangaroo Island is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Amritsar to Kangaroo Island due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain

9
nights
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Change things up with these side-trips from Port Lincoln: Coffin Bay (Coffin Bay National Park & Food Tours) and EP Boat Hire (in Mount Dutton Bay). Spend a fascinating day underwater on the 12th (Sat) with a shark diving experience. Spend the 18th (Fri) exploring nature at Lincoln National Park. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Mikkira Station, explore the striking landscape of Coffin Bay National Park, take in the pleasant sights at Parnkalla Walking Trail, and appreciate the history behind Flinders Monument.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Port Lincoln travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Port Lincoln by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Coffin Bay, EP Boat Hire, Coffin Bay National Park
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Shark Diving
EP Boat Hire ©
EP Boat Hire
Fishery Bay ©
Fishery Bay

6
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Venture out of the city with trips to Coonawarra (Katnook Estate, Parker Coonawarra Estate, & more), Naracoorte Caves National Park (in Naracoorte) and Penola (Mary MacKillop Interpretive Centre, Koonara Wines, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at The Blue Lake, explore the fascinating underground world of Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Umpherston Sinkhole, and admire the natural beauty at Cave Gardens.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Gambier driving holiday website .

Fly from Port Lincoln to Mount Gambier in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seppeltsfield.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Penola, Coonawarra, Beachport, Port MacDonnell, Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park
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The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
Umpherston Sinkhole ©
Umpherston Sinkhole

6
nights
Seppeltsfield

Seppeltsfield ©
Change things up with a short trip to Brockenchack Wines in Keyneton (about 32 minutes away).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Seppeltsfield vacation planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Gambier to Seppeltsfield. In January, Seppeltsfield is somewhat warmer than Mount Gambier - with highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Clare.

Things to do in Seppeltsfield

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trips

Tanunda, Nuriootpa, Greenock, Williamstown, Lambert Estate Wines
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Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield

7
nights
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Change things up with these side-trips from Clare: Wallaroo Heritage Trail 37 (in Wallaroo), Peterborough (Peterborough Printing Works & Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre) and Burra (Burra Town Hall & Burra Heritage Trail). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Bungaree Station, learn about winemaking at Sevenhill Cellars, stop by Mintaro Wines, and hike along Riesling Trail.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Clare driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Seppeltsfield to Clare in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Clare

Parks Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Sevenhill, Burra, Mintaro, Leasingham, Peterborough
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Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail
Bungaree Station ©
Bungaree Station
Burra Town Hall ©
Burra Town Hall

7
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 (White Feather Red Winery & Jungle In Willunga), Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach) and Strathalbyn War Memorial (in Strathalbyn). And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Granite Island, meet the residents at Urimbirra Wildlife Park, take an in-depth tour of Encounter Coast Discovery Centre, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Morgan Beach.

To see photos and tourist information, go to the Victor Harbor online journey planner .

You can drive from Clare to Victor Harbor in 3 hours. February in Victor Harbor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Adelaide.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Goolwa, Willunga, Horseshoe Bay, Strathalbyn War Memorial, Morgan Beach
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 15:
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Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Blowhole Beach ©
Blowhole Beach

10
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hahndorf (The Cedars & Beerenberg Farm) and McLaren Vale (McLaren Unvaled, Fox Creek Wines, & more). Dedicate the 18th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval, and learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Adelaide road trip planning tool .

Getting from Victor Harbor to Adelaide by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Henley Beach, Hahndorf, Glenelg, Cleland Wildlife Park
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo

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