13 days in Australian Capital Territory & South Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australian Capital Territory & South Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australian Capital Territory & South Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h
1
Canberra
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
2
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Port Elliot
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Greenock
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Singapore

1
night
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, then take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, and finally don't miss a visit to Mount Ainslie Lookout. On your second day here, engage your brain at Questacon, then explore the activities along Lake Burley Griffin, and then take in panoramic vistas at Telstra Tower.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Canberra trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Canberra is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Singapore to Canberra, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect nights in Canberra to be cooler, around 14°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Nature
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
Questacon ©
Questacon

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Get outdoors at Flinders Chase National Park and Browns Beach. There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park and kick back and relax at Stokes Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Canberra to Kangaroo Island in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Elliot.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain

1
night
Port Elliot

Port Elliot ©
Port Elliot is a town in South Australia toward the eastern end of the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): head off the coast to Granite Island, kick back and relax at Boomer Beach, and then kick back and relax at Horseshoe Bay.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Port Elliot trip itinerary app .

Drive from Kangaroo Island to Port Elliot in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Greenock.

Things to do in Port Elliot

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Granite Island
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Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Boomer Beach ©
Boomer Beach

2
nights
Greenock

Greenock ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Kalleske Wines, then do a tasting at Rockford Winery, then learn about winemaking at Flaxman Wines, and finally make a trip to Day Off Peter Bronze Statue. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Murray Street Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Tscharke's Place, and then do a tasting at Seppeltsfield.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Greenock online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Port Elliot to Greenock in 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Greenock can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Greenock

Wineries

Side Trips

Tscharke's Place, Day Off Peter Bronze Statue, Seppeltsfield, Rockford Winery, Flaxman Wines
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Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield
Rockford Winery ©
Rockford Winery

4
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Adelaide Oval and Rundle Mall. Get outdoors at West Beach and Semaphore Beach. Explore Adelaide's surroundings by going to The Cedars (in Hahndorf) and McLaren Vale (Fox Creek Wines & Primo Estate). There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market, admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, learn about winemaking at Penfolds Magill Estate Cellar Door, and get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Adelaide trip planner .

You can drive from Greenock to Adelaide in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries Parks Shopping

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Semaphore Beach, Penfolds Magill Estate Cellar Door, The Cedars, Smith Brothers Walking Trail
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Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market
Rundle Mall
Rundle Mall

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