11 days in The Eyre Peninsula Itinerary

11 days in The Eyre Peninsula Itinerary

Created using Inspirock The Eyre Peninsula itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Port Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tumby Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Coffin Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Streaky Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Kimba
— 1 night
Drive
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Whyalla
— 3 nights
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Port Lincoln

— 2 nights
Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Port Lincoln is known for wildlife, scenic drive, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see what you can catch with Triple Bay Charters, cruise along Whalers Way, enjoy the sand and surf at Fishery Bay, and go for a walk through Parnkalla Walking Trail.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, go to the Port Lincoln trip itinerary planner.

Adelaide to Port Lincoln is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tumby Bay.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Tumby Bay

— 1 night
Tumby Bay is a coastal town situated on the Spencer Gulf, on the eastern coast of Eyre Peninsula in South Australia, north of Port Lincoln. On the 8th (Thu), see the interesting displays at National Trust of S.A Museum and then make a trip to Tumby Bay Silo Art.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tumby Bay online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Port Lincoln to Tumby Bay by car takes about an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Coffin Bay.

Things to do in Tumby Bay

Museums

Coffin Bay

— 1 night
On the 9th (Fri), experience rural life at Minniribbie Farm, cast your line with GT Fishing Charters, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Coffin Bay vacation website.

Traveling by car from Tumby Bay to Coffin Bay takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Streaky Bay.

Things to do in Coffin Bay

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Streaky Bay

— 1 night
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. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): head outdoors with Murphys Haystacks, explore the striking landscape at Whistling Rocks and the Blowholes, and then stroll around Islands Caravan Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Streaky Bay trip builder.

Drive from Coffin Bay to Streaky Bay in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kimba.

Things to do in Streaky Bay

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Kimba

— 1 night
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 11th (Sun), get great views at Whites Knob Lookout, appreciate the history behind Edward John Eyre Sculptures, then make a trip to Viterra’s Kimba Silos, and finally make a trip to The Big Galah.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kimba journey maker.

You can drive from Streaky Bay to Kimba in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Whyalla.

Whyalla

— 3 nights
Whyalla is the third most populous city in the Australian state of South Australia after Adelaide and Mount Gambier. Change things up with these side-trips from Whyalla: Port Augusta (Homestead Gardens, Water Tower Lookout, &more) and Port Pirie (Port Pirie Regional Tourism & Arts Centre, Port Pirie RSL Museum, &more). There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Hummock Hill Lookout, identify plant and animal life at Whyalla Conservation Park, take in the waterfront activity at Whyalla Marina, and get engrossed in the history at Mount Laura Homestead Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Whyalla driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kimba to Whyalla takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Whyalla

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Scenic Drive

Side Trips