Dolphin swim, Adelaide Oval RoofClimb, Shark Cage Diving, E-bikes, Big Duck Boat Cruise


7 days with optional extension


Adelaide, Eyre Peninsula, Fleurieu Peninsula, Flinders Ranges and Outback, Kangaroo Island

South Australia is a great destination for the youth and adventure traveller. Visit our surfing beaches, swim with sea lions and wild dolphins, take a road trip and explore the Flinders Ranges and rugged Outback or enjoy one of Adelaide’s world-class events and festivals.

Those visitors who want to stay longer in South Australia can incorporate a working holiday.

SATC Trade Web Itineraries Maps 100920 Youthadventure
SATC Trade Web Itineraries Maps 100920 Youthadventure

Day 1


Adelaide has a compact city centre and can be explored easily on foot or with one of the free city bikes. For an amazing wildlife experience, Temptation Sailing offer dolphin swims departing from Glenelg. For the best view go on the Adelaide Oval RoofClimb before exploring the Riverbank on a EcoCaddy tour. Adelaide has a wide range of festivals and events throughout the year and has a booming small bar and restaurant scene. 

Overnight: Adelaide


Day 2

Adelaide - Eyre Peninsula

Depart Adelaide with Untamed Escapes on their three-day Southern Ocean Wildlife Adventure. After Arriving in Port Lincoln head to Mikkira Station for a wander around the grounds in search of koalas and native parrots before going to Whalers Way for stunning views of the coastline. 

Overnight: Port Lincoln


Day 3

Eyre Peninsula

Today you’ll either be diving into the world of great white sharks or taking a more relaxing option with some land based wildlife. If you choose to stay on land you will explore Lincoln National Park and go on one of the many walks. Choose shark cage diving and you will be changing into dive gear and hopping into a cage to meet-up with some great whites.

Overnight: Port Lincoln


Day 4

Eyre Peninsula - Adelaide

Explore Port Lincoln and the surrounds with a half day e-bike tour with Australian Coastal Safaris. With trails through the National Parks, coastal areas and city paths you can visit many highlights of the region from nature to wine and one of the most scenic lookouts in South Australia. In the afternoon return to Adelaide.  

Overnight: Adelaide


Day 5

Adelaide - Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island

Spend a day on the Fleurieu Peninsula - travel through the McLaren Vale wine region to Victor Harbor. Get close to wildlife aboard a Big Duck Boat cruise. Goolwa Beach and Middleton Beach are ideal for surfing – board hire and surf lessons are available. In the evening travel to Cape Jervis and take the ferry to Kangaroo Island. You may choose to leave your car behind and join one of the Kangaroo Island tours

Overnight: Kangaroo Island  
Adelaide to Victor Harbor: 1 hour 30 minute drive
Cape Jervis to Penneshaw: 45 minute ferry ride


Day 6

Kangaroo Island

Today’s highlights could include a guided tour into a colony of sea lions at Seal Bay Conservation Park, sand boarding at Little Sahara and a visit to pristine beaches and stunning coastline. You could also try quad biking through 500 acres of open grassland and pristine native bushland with stunning views of the Southern Ocean and wildlife along the way.  

Overnight: Kangaroo Island


Day 7

Kangaroo Island - Adelaide

Continue touring on Kangaroo Island and explore try some local produce including honey, seafood, Marron (freshwater crayfish) and wine and see an abundance of wildlife including koalas, wallabies, echidnas and kangaroos. In the evening return to Adelaide. 

Overnight: Adelaide 
Kangaroo Island to Adelaide: 45 minute ferry ride and 2 hour drive


Day 8

Flinders Ranges & Outback (optional)

Travel through Australia’s rugged Outback with SA Eco Tours. On this seven-day tour you will visit the Flinders Ranges, stay overnight in an Aboriginal community, travel the Oodnadatta Track, visit Lake Eyre and experience Coober Pedy before heading over the border to the Northern Territory.