Follow South Australia’s stunning coastline on a seafood safari, from the Yorke Peninsula to the state’s far west coast.
A smorgasbord of nature’s generosity
Drop a net from the jetty on the Yorke Peninsula or rake the shallows. Go deep-sea fishing and find King George whiting, snapper, swallow tail, trevally and blue morwong. Encounter Great White sharks off the coast of the Eyre Peninsula with a truly unique South Australian cage diving experience. The possibilities are endless.
Discover the Eyre Peninsula and its billion-dollar tuna industry in Port Lincoln, sample the succulent oysters and forget time as you visit one of the many quaint coastal towns. Laze on the sand, swim in the ocean or take advantage of the bountiful local seafood with some fishing.
You won't go hungry on the Seafood Frontier.
Pristine waters of the Spencer Gulf
Discover the true seafood capital of South Australia which is famous for some of the freshest and most sumptuous seafood on offer.
This epic adventure takes you through the gourmet sea wares of blue swimmer crabs, oysters and the freshest of fish. Download the Seafood Frontier map and the Seafood Frontier itinerary.
Seafood Frontier road trip highlights:
See sharks (from a shark cage of course), eat a king oyster or swim with tuna.
A family holiday on the Yorke Peninsula, South Australia through the eyes of local film-maker Randy Larcombe.
Watch as Nadia Stamp goes swimming with sea lions and toys with the idea of eating a one kilogram giant oyster.
Adelaide to Marion Bay/Innes National Park - 3 hours 30 minutes.
The Yorke Peninsula is famous for its blue swimmer crabs, the Ardrossan Bakery, oysters in Stansbury and the wild and rugged Innes National Park at the foot of the peninsula.
Marion Bay to Wallaroo - 2 hours 30 minutes. Join a fishing charter and catch your dinner. Dine at the Inland Sea Restaurant, immerse yourself in history at the Moonta Mines and grab lunch at the Pier One Seafood Café in Wallaroo.
Wallaroo to Port Lincoln - 6 hours 30 minutes. Stop in at the Wadlata Outback Centre, which is a tourist attraction in itself as well as a visitor information centre. See the largest landlocked ship in the state at the Whyalla Maritime Museum, learn more about aquaculture at the Arno Bay Clean Seas Experience and relax in Tumby Bay.
Port Lincoln. Immerse yourself in a world of adventure. Swim with sea lions or go shark cage diving. Explore and camp in Lincoln National Park and stock up on freshly caught seafood at The Fresh Fish Place. Eat like a king at the Port Lincoln Hotel with the 1kg Oyster Challenge and see where the oysters are sourced from in the idyllic holiday town of Coffin Bay.
Port Lincoln to Streaky Bay - 3 hours. There's a 283 step stairway down to Locks Well Beach, which is rated as one of the best salmon fishing beaches in Australia. It's worth the effort. Follow the Great Ocean Tourist Drive and view the clifftop art trail to Elliston. Swim with sea lions in Baird Bay and get up close with these playful puppies of the ocean. Grab lunch or dinner at the Mocean Café in Streaky Bay.
Streaky Bay to Ceduna - 80 minutes.
Marvel at Murphys Haystacks, devour Smokey Bay oysters straight from the sea or at the Oysterfest event held in Ceduna every October. Ceduna is also a great base to explore the rest of the far west coast, across to Head of Bight and the Nullarbor.
For an interactive map, which will help you plan your exciting Seafood Frontier road trip along the Yorke Peninsula and Eyre Peninsula, visit South Australian Road Trips
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