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Port Hughes

Yorke Peninsula

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Port Hughes is a picturesque coastal town, only two hours from Adelaide, featuring one of the prettiest beaches on the northern peninsula.

With its clear blue waters and fantastic long jetty, it is widely renowned as a fishing hot spot. Blue swimmer crabs, garfish, tommies and squid are regular fare from the jetty, which attracts thousands of anglers every year.

Similar to many other emerging towns on Yorke Peninsula, Port Hughes is experiencing significant growth with modern developments attracting new residents and holiday makers.

The CopperClub at The Dunes, Port Hughes boasts a nine-hole PGA standard course, designed by Australian golf legend Greg Norman and welcomes visitors.

The Port Hughes Coastal Trail, beginning at Simms Cove, is a great way to discover some of the secrets of Port Hughes colourful past!

Moonta including Port Hughes and Moonta Bay was named as South Australia's Top Tourism Town for 2021.

**Things to do:**

The Dunes golf course
South Beach
Port Hughes Jetty
Port Hughes Boat Ramp
Walk The Yorke
Beacon Reserve Lookout
Love The Grind Bar & Cafe
Rossiters Point Lookout
Port Hughes Coastal Trail
Port Hughes Playground

Surveyed in 1863 and named after Sir Watson Hughes, Port Hughes is located just minutes from Moonta, Wallaroo and Kadina, with its focus on recreation and outdoor living making it a perfect getaway for couples and families alike.


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