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16 Aug 2017

With kilometres of secluded coast, luxury accommodation and fresh seafood at every turn, the Yorke Peninsula has romance written all over it.

WHAT TO DO

Just two hours from Adelaide, but a world away from city life, Yorke Peninsula is the ultimate coastal escape. Spend your days exploring secluded coves and your evenings rugged up by the fire.

Top picks


Trek through the coastal paradise of Innes National Park.

Soak up the sun at our top five Yorke Peninsula beaches.

See the very best of the Yorke Peninsula with Walk the Yorke.

Spend the day sipping the region's best drops at Barley Stacks Wines.

Learn to surf with Neptunes Surf Coaching.

Spend the day surrounded by pure-white sand and lapping waves at West Cape Beach.

Visit Corny Point Lighthouse.

Swim, fish and spend a day at the beach at Moonta Bay.

Escape to your very-own private island at Troubridge Island and lighthouse.

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK

The world is literally and figuratively your oyster when it comes to dining on the Yorke Peninsula. Sink your teeth into some of South Australia’s freshest seafood, paired with beautiful local wine, overlooking stunning coast.

Top picks

Inland Sea Restaurant, Warooka, specialising in crayfish, snapper, King George whiting and calamari.

Barley Stacks Wines, South Kilkerran, producing the Yorke Peninsula's best wine.

Marion Bay Tavern, Marion Bay, a fully licensed restaurant and fine wine bar with courtyard dining, a-la-carte menu and wood fired pizza menu.

Café Capella's, Moonta, a community-favourite for authentic, fresh Italian food.

The Coffee Barn & Gelateria, Moonta, set on 27 acres of historical mining country and makes superb gelato and gelato cakes on the premises.

WHERE TO STAY

Slip away to a cosy beach house, luxurious penthouse or even your very own ocean pod overlooking crashing waves and the rugged coast.

Top picks


Yondah Beach House, Foul bay.

Port Vincent Paradise, Port Vincent.

Yorke 272, Point Turton.

The Penthouse at Wallaroo Marina Apartments, Wallaroo.

Redwing Farmstay, Weetulta.

Hillocks Ocean Pod, Marion Bay.

Want more? See our full Yorke Peninsula guide for food and wine suggestions, more accommodation options, tours and charters, maps and brochures and what’s on.