Eyre Peninsula

Eyre Peninsula

Eyre Peninsula - South Australia

Encounter all that is wild and wonderful.

The Eyre Peninsula captures the excitement of adventure and the joy of life. A daredevils heaven awaits surfers looking for an adrenalin rush atop gnarly waves and thrill seekers risk life and limb diving with sharks, well actually from the safety of a shark cage. Sample the decadence of world-class seafood and local premium wines and discover hidden treasures on a four wheel drive safari.

On your approach into the scenic holiday resort of Streaky Bay you will be surrounded by golden wheat fields, idyllic coves and tranquil bays. The city of Whyalla itself is building momentum as an anglers delight where over 750 keen fishermen battle it out in the annual snapper fishing competition over the Easter long weekend. Whyalla is the third most populated city in South Australia and is the gateway to the Eyre Peninsula.

Tumby Bay is a gorgeous seaside town where the usually small population swells in the Summer months as holiday makers flock to this piece of paradise for a big slice of peace and tranquility. Loll about in the sparkling waters, spread your towel out somewhere along the 10 kilometres of golden sand while you admire the towering pine trees adorning the foreshore to set the mood for coastal relaxation.

The popular holiday destination of Port Lincoln rests on the shores of gorgeous Boston Bay the largest natural harbour in Australia and three time the size of Sydney Harbour. A visit to the popular coastal town of Elliston is the perfect retreat to take in the 12 kilometre stretch known as Elliston's Great Ocean View. Get the camera ready to click away at the spectacular landscape which is said to challenge Victoria's Great Ocean Road scenery, just a mini version.

Leave the craziness of city and suburban chaos far behind, find a beach chair with your name on it and savour the sweet solitude of a secluded beach at Coffin Bay. Ceduna is a popular stop for travellers about to embark or just having completed the epic crossing of the Nullarbor. Whether you are tired and weary or revving to go Ceduna is the first or last, depending which way you are headed, major town to restock the supplies, swim (be shark aware), dive or sail.