9 days in South Australia Itinerary

9 days in South Australia Itinerary

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9 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Kangaroo Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Port Lincoln
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Tanunda
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
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 2nd (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Flinders Chase National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain, then identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at KI Spirits.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kangaroo Island trip builder website .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Kangaroo Island is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Kangaroo Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Port Lincoln.

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

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 4th (Sun): have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Port Lincoln trip planner .

You can fly from Kangaroo Island to Port Lincoln in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Shark Diving

3
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.
Dedicate the 6th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, get lost in a book at State Library of South Australia, get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, and hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Adelaide day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Port Lincoln to Adelaide takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in August, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tanunda.

Things to do in Adelaide

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Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards, do a tasting at Kalleske Wines, then do a tasting at Seppeltsfield, then learn about winemaking at Soul Growers, and finally learn about winemaking at Rusden Wines.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Tanunda online day trip planner .

You can drive from Adelaide to Tanunda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. August in Tanunda sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Greenock, Seppeltsfield
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Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield

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