Just a little bit scary but a whole lot of fun
From coming face-to-face with the ocean’s most feared predator (in the safety of a shark cage of course) to stuffing your face with a one-kilogram king oyster or swimming with tuna, the Eyre Peninsula is frontier territory that surprises and delights.
It’s a little bit scary but a whole lot of fun.
Find the magic in something a little bit scary on the Eyre Peninsula.
Explore the densely forested national parks. Take the children to the Spencer Gulf and teach them how to bait a hook. Swim with sea lions and spend time unhurried by routines and expectations.
Eat Local SA
Eat Local SA
Do you want to eat like a local on the Eyre Peninsula? It’s all about seafood - tuna, whiting, oysters and fresh abalone. Eat Local is an easy way for you to eat and buy authentic South Australian food. Look for the Eat Local signs or visit Eat Local SA.
Experienced surfers flock to the Eyre Peninsula’s deserted surf beaches. Outdoor adventurers visit for big game fishing and shark cage diving.
The Eyre Peninsula is Australia’s “Seafood Frontier”, with world-class seafood on offer at our many fine restaurants. Matched with regional wine, it’s pure indulgence.
Be prepared to drive though. The Eyre Peninsula is vast, with more than 2000 kilometres of coastline. Fly from Adelaide to one of our three regional airports or load up the car and take a leisurely drive across the Eyre Peninsula.
Set out on a four wheel drive (4WD) safari, but make sure you have the proper permits first. You can visit the nearest information centre for more information. If you would rather have someone else do the driving, there are plenty of tours to choose from.
Head north to some of the most beautiful wild land you could ever see. Created by ancient volcanoes, this is true outback Australia. These are lands our Indigenous people have treasured for thousands of years.
Today the Parnkalla (east), Nauo (south), Kookatha (mid-north) and Wirangu clans (west coast) live around the towns of Port Lincoln, Ceduna and Yalata.
Join a tour
Allow a local guide to show you around the Eyre Peninsula, unlocking the many secrets of this region. They know where to spot the native wildlife, can help you find the freshest seafood and will show you the hidden places which make the Eyre Peninsula special. There’s a host of tour operators who will gladly arrange your touring and travel arrangements, leaving you with some of the best experiences you’ll ever have.
The wild, wild west
Camp in complete isolation or enjoy top-class accommodation, only minutes from the wilderness.
Look out for the Visitor Information Centres in Port Lincoln, Whyalla, Elliston and Ceduna. Just look for the blue sign with a yellow “i” on it. The centres will supply you with brochures, maps and plenty of advice to ensure you get the most out of your holiday.
The Eyre Peninsula, it’s a holiday like no other.
The Eyre Peninsula Visitor Guide has all the information you need on food, wine, fishing, events, wildlife and the Eyre Peninsula’s Seafood Trail. It's a little bit scary but a whole lot of fun. Find out why the Eyre Peninsula is nature’s playground.
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There are plenty of events on in the Eyre Peninsula. Here are some ideas you might like.
Things to Do
Here are some great ideas for you to try while you’re in the area.