10 days in South Australia Itinerary

10 days in South Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Australia itinerary builder

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Adelaide
— 2 nights
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Port Augusta
— 1 night
Drive
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Ceduna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Streaky Bay
— 1 day
Drive
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Port Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive
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Whyalla
— 1 night
Drive
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Adelaide
— 1 night

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Adelaide

— 2 nights
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Adelaide trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Adelaide. In September, daytime highs in Adelaide are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Adelaide

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Wineries
Highlights from your trip

Port Augusta

— 1 night
A natural harbor established in 1852, Port Augusta houses one of the most popular tourist attractions of the area, the Wadlata Outback Center.
On the 4th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, get great views at Water Tower Lookout, and then take some stellar pictures from Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Port Augusta tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Adelaide to Port Augusta takes 3.5 hours. While traveling from Adelaide, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Port Augusta, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ceduna.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks

Side Trip

Ceduna

— 2 nights
Ceduna is a town in South Australia located on the shores of Murat Bay on the west coast of Eyre Peninsula. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): trek along Goog's Track, then shop like a local with Arts Ceduna, and then don't miss a visit to Ceduna Jetty.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ceduna trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Port Augusta to Ceduna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Streaky Bay.

Things to do in Ceduna

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Museums
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Streaky Bay

— 1 day
Streaky Bay is a coastal town on the western side of the Eyre Peninsula, in South Australia just off the Flinders Highway 303 km north west of Port Lincoln and 727 km by road from Adelaide. On the 7th (Tue), get outside with Murphys Haystacks, stroll around Islands Caravan Park, and then see the interesting displays at Great White Shark Replica.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Streaky Bay road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Ceduna to Streaky Bay takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Streaky Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Museums

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 8th (Wed): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, stroll around Glen-Forest Tourist Park & Vineyard, then explore and take pictures at Winter Hill Lookout, and finally don't miss a visit to The Old Mill. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For photos and other tourist information, refer to the Port Lincoln sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Streaky Bay to Port Lincoln takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Whyalla.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Whyalla

— 1 night
Whyalla is the third most populous city in the Australian state of South Australia after Adelaide and Mount Gambier. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at Whyalla Maritime Museum and then contemplate the long history of Hummock Hill Lookout.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Whyalla road trip site.

You can drive from Port Lincoln to Whyalla in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Adelaide.

Things to do in Whyalla

Museums · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Adelaide

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at The Rundle Mall Pigs, then see where the action happens at Adelaide Oval, and then admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Adelaide travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Whyalla to Adelaide takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Whyalla in September, expect nights in Adelaide to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks · Historic Sites

South Australia travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Nature & Parks · 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.