South Australia Circuit

8 Day Self Drive - from £959

Combine a leisurely self-drive adventure around South Australia’s iconic Kangaroo Island with the remote and stunningly beautiful Flinders Ranges.


  • The abundance of wildlife on Kangaroo Island
  • Explore the Fleurieu Peninsula
  • Extended stay in the Flinders Ranges
  • Clare Valley wine region
  • Wilpena Pound scenic flight & half day 4WD tour

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Your Self Drive Adventure

Day 1 - Kangaroo Island (110 km)

Leave the leafy terraces of Adelaide and drive south towards Cape Jervis, the mainland departure point for the 45 minute ferry journey over to the quaint seafront town of Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island. The island shows nature at its wildest, combining beautiful coastal seascapes, clear sea bays, and the native fauna and flora.

Spend the next three days exploring the 500 kilometres of coastline, from the sea lion littered beach at Seal Bay to the rugged surf beaches in the south. A visit to the Flinders Chase National Park to view the Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch is a must.

Standard: Kangaroo Island Seafront
Deluxe: Aurora Ozone Hotel, 1 bedroom apartment

Day 4 - Adelaide (110 km)

Depart Kangaroo Island and take the ferry back to the mainland before returning to Adelaide. If time permits, stop along the way to explore the beautiful scenery of the Fleurieu Peninsula or McLaren Vale.

Standard: Sage Hotel, Adelaide
Deluxe: Majestic Roof Garden, Adelaide

Day 5 - Wilpena Pound (460 km)

Start the day heading north, past Port Pirie and Quorn before arriving into Wilpena Pound situated in the heart of the Flinders Ranges National Park. A 2 night stay allows you to take in the scale of Wilpena from both the air on a 20 minute scenic flight, and the land on a half day guided 4WD tour. Both of these are included within your self drive for you to maximise your time in this fascinating region.

Standard: Wilpena Pound Resort, Aroona
Deluxe: Wilpena Pound Resort, Heysen

Day 7 - Clare Valley (298 km)

Your journey back south towards Adelaide begins with an overnight stay in the beautiful Clare Valley. Perched in the majestic Mount Lofty Ranges the Clare is one of Australia’s oldest and most picturesque wine regions.

Standard: Clare Country Club, Executive Room
Deluxe: Clare Country Club, Superior Spa Room

Day 8 - Adelaide

Take your time driving through the heritage towns surrounding the Clare Valley as you begin your return journey to Adelaide.

8 Day Self Drive - from £959

Optional Experiences

Our deluxe South Australia Circuit self drive includes all the benefits of our standard option and offers superior hotel accommodation.

  • 8 day South Australia Circuit Self Drive Deluxe – from £1125

You also have the option of breaking this itinerary into 2 smaller self drive itineraries if time is short:

  • 4 day Kangaroo Island self drive from £509
  • 4 day Flinders Ranges self drive from £519
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All prices are per person, based on 2 sharing a double or twin room, and include pre-booked accommodation, air-conditioned car and unlimited kilometres. Hotels specified are subject to availability and may be substituted by one of a similar or higher standard.

Self Drive Touring

Relaxed and enjoyable self drive touring. Book them as they are or ask your consultant to add extra days in the places you choose. Available in both directions.

Your self drive includes:

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Air conditioned car
  • Standard or deluxe hotels
  • Inclusive vehicle insurance
  • Maps and driving information
  • 4WD Wilpena Pound Tour
  • 20 minute scenic flight over Wilpena Pound
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