17 days in The Eyre Peninsula Itinerary

17 days in The Eyre Peninsula Itinerary

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Port Lincoln
— 5 nights
2
Cowell
— 1 night
3
Whyalla
— 3 nights
4
Kimba
— 2 nights
5
Streaky Bay
— 2 nights
6
Ceduna
— 3 nights

5
nights
Port Lincoln

Port Lincoln ©
Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Escape the urban bustle at Mikkira Station and Whalers Way. Relax by the water at Fishery Bay and Lincoln National Park. Take a break from Port Lincoln with a short trip to National Trust of S.A Museum in Tumby Bay, about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Sleaford Bay, make a trip to The Old Mill, stroll around Glen-Forest Tourist Park & Vineyard, and contemplate the long history of Mill Cottage Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Lincoln itinerary planner.

Adelaide to Port Lincoln is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cowell.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

National Trust of S.A Museum
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Mikkira Station ©
Mikkira Station
Sleaford Bay
Sleaford Bay
National Trust of S.A Museum ©
National Trust of S.A Museum

1
night
Cowell

Cowell
Cowell is a coastal town on Franklin Harbor on the eastern side of the Eyre Peninsula, in South Australia on the Lincoln Highway 111 km south of the major town of Whyalla. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in the waterfront at Cowell Foreshore Boardwalk and then explore the world behind art at The National Trust Folk Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cowell day trip site.

Getting from Port Lincoln to Cowell by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Whyalla.

Things to do in Cowell

Museums
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3
nights
Whyalla

Whyalla ©
Whyalla is the third most populous city in the Australian state of South Australia after Adelaide and Mount Gambier. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Point Lowly Lighthouse and Whyalla Maritime Museum. Get outdoors at Whyalla Conservation Park and Hummock Hill Lookout. Change things up with these side-trips from Whyalla: Port Augusta (Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli, Water Tower Lookout, &more). It doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Mount Laura Homestead Museum.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Whyalla trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Cowell to Whyalla takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Whyalla can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kimba.

Things to do in Whyalla

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Port Augusta
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Point Lowly Lighthouse ©
Point Lowly Lighthouse
Mount Laura Homestead Museum ©
Mount Laura Homestead Museum
Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli ©

2
nights
Kimba

Kimba ©
Kimba is a rural service town on the Eyre Highway at the top of Eyre Peninsula in the Australian state of South Australia. On the 20th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Halfway Across Australia, get engrossed in the history at Kimba Museum, and then make a trip to The Big Galah. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Whites Knob Lookout, then appreciate the history behind Edward John Eyre Sculptures, and then make a trip to Viterra’s Kimba Silos.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Kimba route maker.

Traveling by car from Whyalla to Kimba takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Streaky Bay.

Things to do in Kimba

Museums
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Edward John Eyre Sculptures ©
Edward John Eyre Sculptures
Viterra’s Kimba Silos ©
Viterra’s Kimba Silos
Whites Knob Lookout ©
Whites Knob Lookout

2
nights
Streaky Bay

Streaky Bay ©
Streaky Bay is a coastal town on the western side of the Eyre Peninsula, in South Australia just off the Flinders Highway 303 km north west of Port Lincoln and 727 km by road from Adelaide. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): walk around Islands Caravan Park and then examine the collection at Streaky Bay National Trust Museum. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Point Labatt, get outside with Murphys Haystacks, and then see the interesting displays at Great White Shark Replica.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Streaky Bay trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kimba to Streaky Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Ceduna.

Things to do in Streaky Bay

Parks · Museums · Outdoors
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Point Labatt ©
Point Labatt
Streaky Bay National Trust Museum ©
Streaky Bay National Trust Museum
Murphys Haystacks ©
Murphys Haystacks

3
nights
Ceduna

Ceduna ©
Ceduna is a town in South Australia located on the shores of Murat Bay on the west coast of Eyre Peninsula. Do some cultural sightseeing at Woolshed Museum and National Trust Ceduna School House Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Arts Ceduna and Penong Windmill Museum. When in Ceduna, make a side trip to see Point Sinclair in Penong, approximately Penong away. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Head of Bight, hike along Goog's Track, and don't miss a visit to Ceduna Jetty.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ceduna travel planner.

Drive from Streaky Bay to Ceduna in 1.5 hours. September in Ceduna sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ceduna

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Penong
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Head of Bight ©
Head of Bight
Arts Ceduna ©
Arts Ceduna
Penong Windmill Museum ©
Penong Windmill Museum