15 days in South Australia Itinerary

15 days in South Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Australia trip planner
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Adelaide
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Mount Gambier
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Port Lincoln
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Kangaroo Island
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Adelaide — 4 nights

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Adelaide Oval and South Australian Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Diving Adelaide and Thorndon Park. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum, stop by Haigh's Chocolates Glenelg, and get lost in a book at State Library of South Australia.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip builder tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Adelaide is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Adelaide is 1.5 hours. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get a bit cooler in Adelaide: highs are around 30°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Mount Gambier.
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Mount Gambier — 3 nights

The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Escape the urban bustle at The Blue Lake and Umpherston Sinkhole. Change things up with these side-trips from Mount Gambier: Petticoat Lane (in Penola) and Naracoorte Caves National Park (in Naracoorte). There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with Reef 2 Ridge and Head underground at Cave Gardens.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Mount Gambier online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Mount Gambier takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Adelaide in December; daily highs in Mount Gambier reach 27°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Port Lincoln.
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Port Lincoln — 2 nights

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 24th (Sat): stroll around Glen-Forest Tourist Park & Vineyard, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then take a memorable drive along Winter Hill Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Fishery Bay, then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, and then view the masterpieces at By The Sea Gallery.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Port Lincoln day trip app.

Fly from Mount Gambier to Port Lincoln in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to fly to Kangaroo Island.
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Kangaroo Island — 5 nights

Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Step out of the city life by going to Flinders Chase National Park and Raptor Domain. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, get up close to creatures of the deep with Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kangaroo Island Spirits, and get engrossed in the history at Penneshaw Maritime & Folk Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kangaroo Island sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Port Lincoln to Kangaroo Island takes 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 by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for the flight back home.
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South Australia travel guide

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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.
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