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Travel guide Eyre Peninsula

Review - Tumby Bay is Eyre Peninsula's "must see" town!

Tumby Bay on lower Eyre Peninsula is an idyllic location, renown for the 10km white sandy beach and relaxed friendly lifestyle. With the synergy of a sea level elevation, temperate climate and long sunshine hours, your holiday experience will be a true reflection of the spectacular characteristics this region is renowned for. Read more

Canberra to Lake Eyre
By Rachel Power

In February 2010 my husband and I watched a documentary on the amazing spectacle of Lake Eyre in flood. We decided that should it ever flood again we would be there to experience it.  By May, we knew Queensland flood waters would reach Lake Eyre and the Great Aussie Road Trip swung back into action!   This was the first trip for us with the newest member of our family, Edward (Teddy) who turned one just before we left. So Greg and I, along with our daughters Jasmine and Jemma, and Teddy, hit the road for three incredible weeks. We drove three days (roughly 1,700kms) from Canberra to Lake Eyre.   With our trusty 3Dog Camper in tow, we set up camp at Halligan Bay and walked over the dune to be greeted by the awesome sight of Lake Eyre. Out there you can’t tell where ... Read more

Port Lincoln
By Kylie Jane Degeling

Matthew Flinders knew he was onto something when he discovered Port Lincoln. In February 1802, he sailed into Boston Bay where he found beautiful beaches, bountiful seafood, and fascinating flora and fauna all around. It must have been tough to continue his job of charting unexplored coastline, when he knew he had already found paradise. Secretly he fantasised about leaving Port Lincoln off the charts altogether so that he could sneak back, pitch his hammock, and lead a life of pure contentment while feasting on the gifts of the land and sea around him. But alas, he charted this oceanfront jewel of the Eyre Peninsula ensuring we could all discover her beauty for ourselves. Sunshine in the south: Considered to be the driest state in the driest continent in the world (well…other... Read more

Xplore Eyre
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8687 0455 or info@xploreeyre.com.au
Xplore Eyre is an all inclusive experience where you have the chance to encounter whales breaching below you, sea lions and dolphins swimming around you, kangaroos, emus, wombats, and dingoes in their native environment, bettongs, bilbies, hand feed ... Read more

Wilderness Wanders
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8684 5001 or info@wildernesswanders.com.au
Wilderness Wanders specialises in unique sightseeing and outdoor adventures, four wheel drive and guided walking holidays designed for the non-athletic traveller. A combination of advanced eco adventure with a touch of luxury and learning.

Our... Read more

Whyalla Eco Tours
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8645 5693 or wds11@bigpond.com
Welcome to Whyalla, home of the Giant Cuttlefish!

We offer everything from summer diving where the water temperature hovers around 26 degrees through to winter diving when the Cuttlefish arrive (approximately end of May) with the water visibil... Read more

Southern Blue Travel and Touring
By ATDW Database

Contact: 7605 8016 or res@southernblue.travel
Southern Blue Travel and Touring was established by Chris and Naomi Chambers in 2008. With 24 years experience in central and northern Australia tourism, they have moved to Eyre Peninsula to develop local touring for their established national and international clients. Operating from Port Lincoln on the southern tip of Eyre Peninsula 320 kilometres due west of Adelaide. Southern Blue offers an exciting collection of experiences and professional services from airport meet and greet, transfers, and private selection to our public day and half day tours and extended touring programmes. Our fleet of modern luxury 15 seat Toyota Coasters and Landcruisers offers comfortable travel in reclining seats, air conditioning, carpet and onboard libraries. Together with knowledgeable naturalist guides, ... Read more

Spotlight on- Tanonga Luxury Eco Lodges
By Lisa Monk

Tanonga Luxury Eco Lodges Imagine a region the size of Tasmania, one that stretches from Whyalla to the Nullarbor, from the Gawler Ranges to Port Lincoln - with nearly 2000kms of unspoilt coastline, it is home to sheltered bays, surfing beaches, fabulous sailing and fishing. Imagine exploring from the limestone cliffs to the national parks, watching whales and dolphins and enjoying the birdlife that abounds… well don’t imagine it – visit the Eyre Peninsula and see it all. Another treasure tucked away into this magical region is Tanonga Luxury Eco Lodges. Its aboriginal name means ‘sweet water’ and refers to the permanent springs and billabong on the creek, which runs through the historic 200-hectare property.  This is purpose-built luxury accommod... Read more

Review - Abeona Cottage
By Sol Walkling

13 Para Street Port Lincoln (Eyre Peninsula) SA This lovely B&B is only a moment from the water’s edge, and is ideal for a peaceful and relaxing break away, or as a base for the business traveller. Overall rating?    Great What makes Abeona Cottage different? This is a quaint and charming B&B, that is clean, well-equipped and well located to make the most of the attractions of the area. Named after captain Hawson's sailing ship, which brought the first settlers to Port Lincoln in 1839, and built soon after, Abeona Cottage has been lovingly renovated. Accommodation overview There is a main room with a queen-size bed, a lounge and kitchen area and an additional bedroom with a double bed.  There is a lovely fireplace – ideal for curling u... Read more

Eyre Peninsula
By Kylie Jane Degeling

Feast your eyes on beautiful beaches, cliffs, caves and landscapes, and then literally feast on gastronomic delights, like freshly caught seafood. Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, is a triangular piece of coastal paradise. With 18 different communities, towns and cities, each offering their own take on culture, history, leisure, and adventure, there will be plenty to keep you interested.   Top 10 things to see and do Go UFO spotting, one just might take you for a ride! In 1988, the Knowles family claimed to have had the experience of their lives when an alleged UFO picked up their car as they drove along the Eyre Highway. Their car even had the marks to prove it… Explore the Nullarbor. You’ll be treated to some incredible views from the Bunda Cliffs, which t... Read more

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