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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Flinders Chase National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain, then look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at KI Spirits.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island road trip website .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Kangaroo Island is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Kangaroo Island due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Port Lincoln.

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

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 9th (Mon): meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Port Lincoln online journey planner .

You can fly from Kangaroo Island to Port Lincoln in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Shark Diving

3
nights
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 10th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, get to know the resident critters at Adelaide Zoo, and catch a live event at Adelaide Oval.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Adelaide trip planner.

You can fly from Port Lincoln to Adelaide in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tanunda.

Things to do in Adelaide

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

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.
On the 13th (Fri), learn about winemaking at Murray Street Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Kalleske Wines, then learn about winemaking at Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars, then do a tasting at Seppeltsfield, and finally do a tasting at Rusden Wines.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tanunda road trip site .

Getting from Adelaide to Tanunda by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards

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