Eyre Peninsula, South Australia
Guide to the Eyre Peninsula
- Getting to the Eyre Peninsula
- When to visit
Swap the crowds for pristine landscapes, rich wildlife and great seafood on the Eyre Peninsula.
The Eyre Peninsula is Australia's major seafood hub. More than 65 per cent of the nation's seafood comes from these waters, including green-lipped abalone, scallops, prawns, oysters and tuna, which you can enjoy at the region's many seafood restaurants. It's also a place of extreme natural beauty, with a multitude of landscapes and outdoor adventure on offer. Swim with dolphins and sea lions, cage dive with great white sharks or take an intimate whale watching tour.
The Eyre Peninsula has three airports. Whyalla (WYA), Port Lincoln (PLO) and Ceduna (CED).
- Direct flights are available from Adelaide Airport (ADL), and all States and Territories fly into Adelaide Airport (ADL).
- Port Lincoln Airport (PLO) is a 1 hour flight from Adelaide Airport (ADL)
- Whyalla Airport (WYA) is a 50 minute flight from Adelaide Airport (ADL)
- Ceduna Airport (CED) is a 1.5 hour flight from Adelaide Airport (ADL)
- Charters, Taxis and hire car services are located at all airports.
There is no public transport in the major towns of the Eyre Peninsula. Hire a car, cycle, catch a taxi, or jump on a tour to explore the long stretches of roads and hidden beaches along the peninsula.
Summer (December to February) is the best time to visit the Eyre Peninsula as it is the best time to enjoy the blue skies and unbelievably clear waters
- High season: Summer (December to February)
- Low season: Winter (June to August)
- Don’t miss: Salt Festival ( April to May)