Visit Eyre Peninsula
Experience Eyre Peninsula, the Seafood Frontier
Eyre Peninsula is a spectacular part of South Australia. It is nature’s playground with a brilliant blend of wildlife attractions, sensational landscapes, fishing activities and seafood experiences.
There are plenty of things to do and see on the EP. Our stunning V shaped landmass has more than 2,000 kilometers of beautiful coastline featuring some incredible sandy white beaches. This coupled with a truly agricultural centre, flowing north through to the vastness of the Australian outback – the EP really has it all!
If you like seafood, you’ll love the Eyre Peninsula! Famous for it’s fishing potential, we can boast a smorgasbord of delicious shellfish and finfish, which have been bred in the pristine waters that surround our coastline.
To compliment the fishing, there are also number of ocean adventures available for visitors to immerse in, such as swimming with the Tuna, swimming with the Sea Lions, shark cage diving with the Great Whites, intriguing cuttlefish dives, awesome oyster farm tours and chartered boat cruises.
The Eyre Peninsula also boasts some extreme cliff faces, which in the right months, are the perfect place to spot giant Southern Right Whales as they annually migrate through the Southern Ocean.
As one of the major cities on the Eyre Peninsula, Port Lincoln is a great place to base yourself on your next trip over to the west coast. Port Lincoln has a busy shopping precinct, with plenty of opportunity to unwind and partake in some serious retail therapy. It is also only short drives from other beautiful beaches, lovely townships and fishing ports including Tumby Bay, Coffin Bay, Elliston, Sheringa, Venus Bay, Port Kenny, Baird Bay, Scale Bay, Streaky Bay, Smoky Bay and Ceduna.
Adventure seekers will also love our sensational national parks at Port Lincoln and Coffins Bay. Where you can visit some stunning beaches and do some serious 4-wheel driving and camping. The national parks have access to some locations without a 4-wheel drive; so don’t be deterred if you do not have one.
So no matter what your travelling style, why not immerse yourself in the abundance of brilliant experiences the Eyre Peninsula has to offer, we promise you will take home some wonderful memories of your time spent with us!
Getting to Port Lincoln
The Eyre Peninsula is essentially a self-drive destination. Located at the very bottom tip of the EP, Port Lincoln is approximately 7 -7.5 hours from Adelaide, driving through Port Augusta – the gateway to the outback.
Driving routes to Port Lincoln
Regional Express (REX) and Qantas Link aircraft carriers service the Port Lincoln airport with several departures daily. The flights are approximately 45 minutes long, and can be booked direct on their respective websites. If you have a connecting Qantas flight from interstate, don’t forget you can save on airport taxes!
If time is not an issue, Premier Stateliner Bus Service also runs from Adelaide to Port Lincoln once daily, which takes approximately 10 hours, with numerous passenger stop offs on the journey.
Port Lincoln Accommodation
Attractions and Activities on Eyre Peninsula