9 days in South Australia Itinerary

9 days in South Australia Itinerary

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9 days in South Australia Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly + Drive:  23​h 30​min
1
Port Elliot
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Cape Jervis
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: San Diego

1
day
Port Elliot

Port Elliot ©
Port Elliot is a town in South Australia toward the eastern end of the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Basham's Beach Regional Park, kick back and relax at Horseshoe Bay, and then kick back and relax at Boomer Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Elliot online tour itinerary planner .

San Diego, USA to Port Elliot is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) is 17 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from San Diego in April since evenings lows in Port Elliot dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cape Jervis.

Things to do in Port Elliot

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Basham's Beach Regional Park
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Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Boomer Beach ©
Boomer Beach

1
night
Cape Jervis

Cape Jervis ©
On the 2nd (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Morgan Beach and then stroll through Blowhole Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Jervis day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Port Elliot to Cape Jervis takes an hour. April in Cape Jervis sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Cape Jervis

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Blowhole Beach
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Blowhole Beach ©
Blowhole Beach
Morgan Beach ©
Morgan Beach

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
On the 3rd (Wed), walk around Flinders Chase National Park. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Stokes Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, and then indulge your taste buds at Kangaroo Island Spirits.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island day trip site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cape Jervis to Kangaroo Island. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Adelaide.

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
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Carrickalinga Beach and Henley Beach. Get outdoors at Aldinga Beach and Glenelg Beach. When in Adelaide, make a side trip to see McLaren Vale III Associates in McLaren Vale, approximately 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Rundle Mall, stop by Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Seacliff Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Adelaide route planning website .

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Glenelg Beach, Henley Beach, McLaren Vale III Associates, Carrickalinga Beach, Aldinga Beach
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Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market
Rundle Mall
Rundle Mall
Carrickalinga Beach ©
Carrickalinga Beach

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