7 days in Adelaide & Kangaroo Island Itinerary

7 days in Adelaide & Kangaroo Island Itinerary

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7 days in Adelaide & Kangaroo Island Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Adelaide Oval and Old Gum Tree Reserve. You'll get in some beach time at Aldinga Beach and Henley Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Allusion Wines (in Yankalilla) and Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, meet the residents at Adelaide Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at Glenelg Beach, and get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Adelaide online holiday planner .

Melbourne to Adelaide is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Glenelg, Henley Beach, Carrickalinga Beach, Cleland Wildlife Park, Smith Brothers Walking Trail
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 23:
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Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Flinders Chase National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Stokes Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach

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