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Gawler Ranges, Eyre Peninsula

The Eyre Peninsula Family Getaway Guide

Round-up the family for a coastal safari. Swim with dolphins and sea lions, relax on pristine beaches and marvel at natural wonders.

Things to do

Let the kids run wild in jaw-dropping national parks, take a dip with sea lions and dolphins and see koalas in their native habitat. The Eyre Peninsula is a natural wonderland. 

Top picks

Swim with dolphins and sea lions at Baird Bay.
Swim with sharks and seals with Adventure Bay Charters, Rodney Fox Shark Expeditions and Calypso Star Charters.
Take a dip at some of the state’s most beautiful beaches at Coffin Bay National Park.
Trek across sand dunes, spot wildlife and swim at Lincoln National Park.
Visit the fascinating Axel Stenross Maritime Museum.
Watch whales from Head of Bight in winter.
Spend a day in the ancient Gawler Ranges.
Get up-close to iconic Australian wildlife at Mikkira Station.
Get rollin’ through Glen-Forest Tourist Park with a Segway tour.

Swimming with sea lions, Eyre Peninsula

Swimming with sea lions, Eyre Peninsula.

Where to eat and drink

Known as the Seafood Frontier, the Eyre Peninsula boasts some of the freshest and tastiest seafood in Australia. Pair it with local wine and you'll never want to leave.

Top picks

Del Giorno’s Café Restaurant, Port Lincoln, specialising in modern Australian cuisine and exceptional seafood.
The Fresh Fish Place, Port Lincoln, Port Lincoln’s premier seafood centre offering eat-in and take-away options. You can even take part in a seafood cooking class!
Beachcomber Café, Coffin Bay, the best place in town for a quick bite.
Hotel Eyre, Whyalla Playford, a one-stop shop for lunch and dinner with a bistro-style menu and modern fit-out.

Beer Garden Brewing, Port Lincoln, the region’s premier brewery.
Tandori Guru, Whyalla, delicious, family-friendly Indian restaurant.
Pizzeria Trieste, Port Lincoln, great Italian food for the whole family.

The Fresh Fish Place, Port Lincoln

The Fresh Fish Place, Port Lincoln.

Where to stay

Choose from a range of Eyre Peninsula accommodation including cabins, tourist parks, bed and breakfasts, hotels, motels and waterfront apartments.

Top picks

Camel Beach House, Eyre Peninsula.
The Nullarbor Roadhouse, Eyre Peninsula.
Quest Whyalla serviced apartments, Whyalla.
Big 4 Ceduna Tourist Park, Ceduna.
Ceduna Foreshore Hotel Motel, Ceduna.
Marina Waterfront Apartments, Port Lincoln.
Port Lincoln Hotel, Port Lincoln.

Camel Beach House, Eyre Peninsula

Camel Beach House, Eyre Peninsula.

Want more? See our full Eyre Peninsula guide for food and wine suggestions, more accommodation optionstours and chartersmaps and brochures and what’s on.

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