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Eyre Peninsula – plan your own adventure!

The Eyre Peninsula is packed with adventure experiences, relaxing coastal getaways and fantastic seafood delights.

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Eyre Peninsula – plan your own adventure!

The Eyre Peninsula is packed with adventure experiences, relaxing coastal getaways and fantastic seafood delights.

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Eyre Peninsula – plan your own adventure!

The Eyre Peninsula is packed with adventure experiences, relaxing coastal getaways and fantastic seafood delights.

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The second major peninsula from Adelaide is the magnificent Eyre Peninsula. It is blessed with natural beauty and features some rugged landscapes and a stunning coastline. In addition to abundant seafood, there are outdoor adventures with the opportunity to get up close to marine life.

The main towns in the Eyre Peninsula to explore are Port Lincoln in the south, Whyalla and Port Augusta in the northeast and Ceduna in the northwest.

Adventure abounds on the Eyre Peninsula. Outdoors lovers come from around the world for big game fishing and four wheel driving. Brave the shark cage diving experience and swim with sea lions, dolphins or massive bluefin tuna.

Tasting Tours Coffin Bay Oysters

Eyre Peninsula Seafood

You can taste world-famous Coffin Bay Oysters fresh from the farm and the pristine waters that surround the Peninsula.

The beautiful fresh seafood means there’s always a catch of the day to enjoy. Delights include tuna, whiting, oysters, fresh abalone and much more. Explore the 4 day Gourmet Road Trip along the Eyre Peninsula.

Learn more about the industry itself on a tour. Get up close and personal with a tuna or take a cruise through the fishing fleet at the Port Lincoln Marina, see how an oyster is shucked or just partake of some incredibly fresh goodies straight from the boats.

Surfing on the Eyre Peninsula

Beaches, Shoreline & Wildlife

The Eyre Peninsula is popular with surfers for it’s deserted beaches with the big wave breaks. The waters of the Southern Ocean are cold, so bring a full-length wetsuit and keep your eyes peeled for hidden rocks and sharks.

Four of the best-known spots are Fowlers Bay, Cactus Beach, Venus Bay and Blackfellows Beach near Elliston. Fowlers is popular with locals, while Cactus offers left-hand breaks at Castles and Cactus and a right-hand break at Caves. Venus Bay is an exposed reef break that can be surfed in all conditions. There are surf schools dotted around the Peninsula; with plenty in Port Lincoln.

The pristine beaches of the Peninsula draw in not only tourists, but resident dolphins. Flinders University study found that Coffin Bay has the highest density of local dolphins in the world! The dolphins seem to share a special relationship with humans on the Eyre Peninsula. Swim with the dolphins from a sailing catamaran, kayak alongside them near the bank or even take a dolphin spotting cruise on the Port River.

Get to know the Sealife on the Eyre Peninsula!

Plan your Visit – Book a Tour

Unlock the secrets of the region on a tour, let a local guide show you the best places to eat, where the native wildlife lives and more. Tours range from a couple of hours to several days worth of experiences.

You can go on a fishing charter, an underwater adventure, four wheel driving and of course, fantastic food and wine tours too. The Eyre Peninsula is also used as a gateway for crossing the Nullarbor Plains.

The Peninsula has a wide range of environments, from neat farmland to rows of vineyards to ancient red landscapes, wild bushland and dramatic coastal vistas. Checkout the top 10 things to do on the Eyre Peninsula here. 

Visit the Visitor Information Centre in Port Lincoln for some really detailed information on how best to plan your adventure! 

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