Ardrossan

Ardrossan - Yorke Peninsula - South Australia

Ardrossan is a haven for locals and visitors who enjoy the delicacy of Blue Swimmer Crabs. Drop a net in the prolific waters off the jetty and drag in your catch for the day, the jetty is also a fantastic spot for fishing where keen anglers reel in Garfish, Squid, Tommy Ruffs, Mullet and King George Whiting. Ardrossan is a popular holiday destination situated on the east coast of the Yorke Peninsula, 150 kilometres north-west of Adelaide. The town is the main agricultural centre for surrounding areas where it sits above towering red clay cliffs that are best viewed from the jetty at sunrise. Wander down and watch in amazement as the suns rays turn the cliffs into a riot of stunning colours.

Ardrossan is home to the celebrated Stump Jump Plough, developed in the town by CH Smith to make life easier for farmers to plough when stumps were left in the ground. The invention of this unique plough is embedded in South Australia's history and is featured at the Ardrossan Museum. Also at the Museum visitors will find artefacts recovered from the Zanoni Wreck, South Australia's most whole shipwreck, discovered by local fishermen 15 kilometres south-east of town off Rogues Point, over 100 years after the incident.

Visitors will discover that Ardrossan is a well serviced town with good facilities and a great place to enjoy some activity and relaxation on South Australia's stunning coast.


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Towns surrounding Ardrossan


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Kadina Yorke Peninsula
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Maitland Yorke Peninsula
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Minlaton Yorke Peninsula
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Port Broughton Yorke Peninsula
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Port Victoria Yorke Peninsula
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Stansbury Yorke Peninsula
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Wallaroo Yorke Peninsula
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Yorketown Yorke Peninsula
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