10 days in South Australia Itinerary

10 days in South Australia Itinerary

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Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
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Drive to Penneshaw Ferry Pier, Ferry to Cape Jervis Ferry Pier, Drive to Tanunda
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Tanunda
— 2 nights
Drive
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Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly
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Port Lincoln
— 1 night
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Kangaroo Island

— 2 nights
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Spend the 22nd (Thu) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and relax in the rural setting at Island Pure Sheep Dairy.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island trip planner.

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. Traveling from Sydney to Kangaroo Island, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Tanunda.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Tanunda

— 2 nights
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 24th (Sat), learn about winemaking at Tscharke Wines, then learn about winemaking at Seppeltsfield, then do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Yelland & Papps. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Langmeil Winery, then do a tasting at Whistler Wines, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

Plan trip to Tanunda with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Kangaroo Island to Tanunda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. In April in Tanunda, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Adelaide.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.
Take a break from Adelaide with a short trip to The Cedars in Hahndorf, about 30 minutes away. Dedicate the 27th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, stop by Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, take a stroll through Rundle Mall, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Adelaide Zoo.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Adelaide travel route planner.

Getting from Tanunda to Adelaide by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Port Lincoln

— 1 night
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 30th (Fri): have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience and then examine the collection at Port Lincoln Railway Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Port Lincoln travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Port Lincoln takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Museums
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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.