The last stop on our Eyre Peninsula journey for 2022 was Whyalla. Years ago this was a town that we would just pass through on our way to somewhere else, mainly because it was only known as an industrial city, built on the steelworks that still dominates the town. For many years it didn’t have… Read More Whyalla 2022
We’ve arrived at Cowell just a bit too early for crabbing season, but it seems to be the place for blue swimmer crabs at the right time, which is any month with an ‘r’ in it. Mind you we crossed paths with one traveller who told us they were being caught now in Cowell in… Read More Colourful Cowell
Take a detour off the Lincoln Highway, around 45 kilometres south of Cowell and you’ll find one of the friendliest towns on Eyre Peninsula, Arno Bay. This little gem is a quiet, unassuming town that has oodles of things to do, and the whole family are catered for.
Port Lincoln is known to many as the ‘Seafood Capital’ of Australia and the Southern Bluefin Tuna fishing industry is responsible for a lot of wealth and growth in the town. Port Lincoln is also known as the home of Great White Sharks and cage dive tours to see them, and one of the best… Read More Port Lincoln – Now a Food and Wine Destination
As you drive into Coffin Bay on Eyre Peninsula, you’re very likely to be escorted by emus as they roam wherever they like throughout this town. Coffin Bay is known for its National Park, amongst other things, but you don’t have to even venture there to be surrounded with emus and kangaroos daily.
Another top spot I’d recommend for a stay when you’re travelling on Eyre Peninsula, is the Wudinna Show grounds. Here you can stay for up to 5 nights unpowered at $10 per night or for $15 per night you can have power and water. There are around a dozen powered sites and plenty of room… Read More Stay at Wudinna Show grounds