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Pondalowie Bay, Yorke Peninsula

The Yorke Peninsula Friends Getaway Guide

Wind down the window and inhale that Yorke Peninsula air. Visit picture-perfect beaches, camp in national parks or hop aboard a charter.

What to do

Feel the wind in your hair and sand on your feet along the Yorke Peninsula's beautiful coastline. Grab a board and surf the swells or relax on pure white shores. Live as a local for the day on a fishing charter, escape to the rugged Innes National Park or camp under a blanket of stars.

Top picks

Learn to surf with Neptunes Surf Coaching.
Explore Innes National Park.
Bring your board or take a dip at our Top 5 Yorke Peninsula beaches: Shell Beach, Cap Clairout, Berry Bay, The Horseshoe or Willyama Beach.
Surf at Pondalowie Bay.
Set-up camp at one of 19 bush camping sites.
Be a deckie for the day with Pacific Estate Oysters.
See the best of the Yorke Peninsula with Walk the Yorke.
Reel one in with SA Fishing Adventures or Reef Encounters.

Shell Beach, Innes National Park

Shell Beach, Innes National Park.

Where to eat and drink

Get your fill at bustling pubs, grab a bite at cafes plating-up fresh South Aussie seafood, or stock-up at supermarkets in Kadina, Maitland and Moonta. Thirsty? Sip unique blends at eclectic wineries, restaurants and local pubs.

Top picks

Coopers Alehouse, Wallaroo, the ultimate Aussie pub with seafront alfresco dining and beer garden.
Beach Break Café, Marion Bay, a cafe offering award winning Mahalia Coffee, Minlaton Bakeries' famous pies and pastries and a tasty in-house menu.
Marion Bay Tavern, Marion Bay, a restaurant and wine bar with courtyard dining and an a-la-carte menu.
Tavern on Turton, Point Turton, taking-in stunning views of  the Southern Yorke Peninsula.
The Deck Bar & Café, Port Hughes, with glorious views over the dunes and the ocean, it's the perfect place to eat, drink and relax. You can also enjoy a spot of golf!
Barley Stacks Wines, South Kilkerran, the first (and many say, best) commercial vineyard and winery to be established on the traditional barley belt of the Yorke Peninsula.
The Coffee Barn and Gelateria, Moonta, famous for Italian espresso, hot chocolate, Italian gelato and pancakes.

Drinks at Wallaroo Marina, Yorke Peninsula

Drinks at Wallaroo Marina, Yorke Peninsula.

Where to stay

Yorke Peninsula is nature’s playground. Sleep under a blanket of stars in national parks, stay the night in comfy, cosy hotels, rent a spacious seaside holiday house or travel to Troubridge Island – your private seaside paradise.

Top picks
Wallaroo North Beach Tourist Park, Wallaroo.
Marion Bay Motel, Marion Bay.
Camping at Innes National Park.
Marina Apartments, Wallaroo.
Port Vincent Caravan Park, Port Vincent.
Troubridge Island Lighthouse, Troubridge Island.

Marion Bay Motel, Yorke Peninsula

Marion Bay Motel, Yorke Peninsula.


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

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