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Book a trip to Eyre Peninsula and you will be greeted by a magnificent oceanic paradise, ripe for snorkeling, fishing and diving. This natural playground is not only famous for its exciting sea life, but also for its rich inland biodiversity. And if you’re not a fan of outdoor adventures, you can always kick back and enjoy some of the freshest seafood found Down Under. All in all – holidays in the Eyre Peninsula will be a treat for any and all type of tourists.
- Port Lincoln is a city situated on the lower part of the Eyre Peninsula, often dubbed the “Australian Capital of Seafood”. This is where you can treat your palate to an array of fresh seafood straight from the ocean, including tuna, lobster and prawn.
- Coffin Bay National Park is known for its remote, yet diverse coastline which is perfect for boating, fishing and sailing. Alternatively, you can relax away from the eyes of the world on one of Coffin Bay’s pristine sandy beaches. This getaway is also known for having some of the best oysters in the world.
- Ceduna is a town nestled on the west coast of the Eyre Peninsula. This charming town is known for delicious seafood, spectacular ocean views and close proximity to inland wilderness.
- While on your stay, try some root beer. It’s a popular drink in this area.
- Eyre Peninsula’s most exciting attraction is swimming with great white sharks, sea lions and dolphins. If you’re interested in trying out this underwater adventure, you can find plenty of tours centered around this activity.
- Eyre Peninsula is characterized with Mediterranean-like climate, meaning that summers can get pretty scorching, while winters tend to be on the milder side. If you want to maximize on outdoor activities, plan your visit during the peak summer months, from December to February. Alternatively, if you want to explore this region away from crowds, book your stay in autumn; more specifically the months of March and April.
- From May to October is a good time to watch Southern Right Whales migrate annually from the Southern Ocean. Head of the Bight is a great vantage point to see these majestic creatures during this process.
- You can reach Eyre Peninsula by flight, ferry, boat and coach.