A Glorious Visual Guide To Exploring The Eyre Peninsula • Glam Adelaide

A Glorious Visual Guide To Exploring The Eyre Peninsula

The Eyre Peninsula is known for its seafood, national parks, marine life, and wineries. Here’s a sneak peek into some of its most beautiful spots.

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Feature image by Gail Caviedes

With regional, intrastate travel now actively encouraged, we’re sure many of you have started taking a look at where to head in our gorgeous South Australian backyard.

We often come across incredible photographs our readers have taken of the gloriousness that is South Australia, so we decided it was about time we collated some of these images to inspire, delight, and celebrate the damn beauty of our state.

The first destination to be showcased is the Eyre Peninsula.

Known for its seafood (particularly Southern bluefin tuna, Yellowtail kingfish, and Pacific oysters), national parks, and marine life, this SA destination has a lot to offer.

A visit might include shark cage diving, whale watching, or heading to one of the region’s signature wineries.

So, without further ado, prepare to travel (virtually and visually) through the Eyre Peninsula.

Port Lincoln

Arguably Australia’s seafood capital, Port Lincoln is home to the country’s largest commercial fishing fleet, and some of the world’s most desirable seafood.

Port Lincoln also plays host to wineries stunning coastlines, ocean experiences (think shark cage diving and swimming with sea lions), beaches, and native wildlife.

Find out more here.

Thistle Island by Andy Harvey
Whalers Way by Gail Caviedes
Lincoln National Park by Samantha Lodge

Streaky Bay

Renowned for its beaches, local seafood, and stunning scenery, Streaky Bay has long been a seaside holiday hotspot.

Recommended activities include hitting the beach, exploring the scenic trails, and grabbing a bite to eat at one of the local cafes.

Find out more here.

Cape Bauer Loop by Lynette McNamara
Dutton Bay by Alan Penna

Whyalla

Whyalla is the biggest city on the Eyre Peninsula and boasts beautiful beaches as well as outback landscapes.

An emerging tourism destination, the area has opportunities for fishing, dolphin spotting, and camping.

Wild Dog Hill is perhaps an ideal spot to gaze over the uniqueness of this city.

Find out more here.

Wild Dog Hill by Gail Caviedes
Point Lowly by Gail Caviedes
Fitzgerald Bay by Kieran Squire

Lake MacDonnell

Lake MacDonnell is a must on South Australia’s pink lake circuit.

Its high salt concentration makes for some rather breathtaking colours, and at the end of the road lies the Eyre Peninsula’s Cactus Beach.

Find out more here.

Lake MacDonnell by Demi Elliott
Cactus Beach by Demi Elliott

Darke Peak

A small South Australian town, this predominantly farming community has become somewhat of a historical tourist visitation site.

The town is surrounded by outback scenery and hiking trails.

Find out more here.

The Hellbent Hotel by Gail Caviedes
Carappee Hill Hiking Trail by Gail Caviedes

Kimba

Kimba is located at the hallway mark across Australia, at the very top of the Eyre Peninsula.

The surrounding wheat farms were the inspiration for Kimba’s well-known silo art, painted by artist Cam Scale in 2017.

Find out more here.

Kimba Silo Art by Gail Caviedes

A huge thanks to everyone who submitted their photography for this guide.

Take a virtual helicopter flight over the Eyre Peninsula via SATV below.

For more information about exploring the Eyre Peninsula, head to the South Australian Tourism website here.

The next region we’re showcasing is the Flinders Ranges so if you have a photograph you’d like to submit, please email [email protected]

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