15 days in South Australia Itinerary

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Adelaide
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Mount Gambier
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Victor Harbor
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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.
Kids will enjoy Adelaide Zoo and Adelaide Oval. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, take a stroll through Rundle Mall, tour the pleasant surroundings at River Torrens Linear Park Trail, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Adelaide vacation tool.

Amritsar, India to Adelaide is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is 4 hours. In December, Adelaide is somewhat warmer than Amritsar - with highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Mount Gambier.
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Mount Gambier — 1 night

The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
On the 26th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, contemplate the waterfront views at The Blue Lake, and then explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mount Gambier trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Adelaide to Mount Gambier in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Adelaide in December: high temperatures in Mount Gambier hover around 27°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Victor Harbor.
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Victor Harbor — 3 nights

Victor Harbor is a town in South Australia on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 km south of the centre of Adelaide. Family-friendly places like Granite Island and Urimbirra Wildlife Park will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Victor Harbor: Morgan Beach (in Cape Jervis), Blowhole Beach (in Delamere) and Maslin Beach (in Maslin Beach). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Carrickalinga Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Old Port Victor Historic Walk, get all the information you need at Goolwa Visitor Information Centre, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Horseshoe Bay.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Victor Harbor trip planning site.

Getting from Mount Gambier to Victor Harbor by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Mount Gambier in December since evenings lows in Victor Harbor dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.
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Kangaroo Island — 6 nights

Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Bring the kids along to Off-Road Tours and Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary. Spend the 31st (Sat) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari, look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, step into the grandiose world of George's 52,000 Castle Lights, and get engrossed in the history at Penneshaw Maritime & Folk Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island online tour planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Victor Harbor to Kangaroo Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to fly 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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