8 days in South Australia Itinerary

8 days in South Australia Itinerary

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Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly to Adelaide, Foot to Stop 9A Hamra Dr - South side
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Adelaide
— 3 nights
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Port Lincoln
— 1 night
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Mount Gambier
— 1 night
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Kangaroo Island

Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Spend the 29th (Tue) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, look for gifts at Emu Ridge Eucalyptus, get up close to creatures of the deep with Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari, and look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kangaroo Island day trip planning website.

Sydney to Kangaroo Island is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Sydney to Kangaroo Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

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Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Adelaide is known for shopping, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, and admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Adelaide journey builder app.

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. December in Adelaide sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

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Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): make a trip to The Old Mill, meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fishery Bay.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Port Lincoln attractions planning site.

You can fly from Adelaide to Port Lincoln in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

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Mount Gambier

The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole, then Head underground at Cave Gardens, and then contemplate the waterfront views at The Blue Lake.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Gambier holiday planner.

You can fly from Port Lincoln to Mount Gambier in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks · Nature

South Australia travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
Largely arid or semi-arid in terms of its climate and geography, South Australia nevertheless boasts several picturesque mountain ranges and grasslands, particularly in its coastal region. Founded in 1836 as a planned colonial province rather than a penal settlement, South Australia has a slightly different modern history than Australia’s other states. Economically prosperous and culturally rich, South Australia boasts a confident, easygoing personality.