Gunyah Beach Sand Dunes, Coffin Bay National Park, SA © Robert Blackburn

9-day family road trip from Adelaide to the Eyre Peninsula

Adelaide to the Eyre Peninsula in 10 days

Adelaide Central Market, Adelaide, SA © South Australian Tourism Commission

Adelaide Central Market, Adelaide, South Australia © South Australian Tourism Commission

Fun fact

In 2019, the Adelaide Central Market celebrated its 150th anniversary, making it the oldest such market in Australia.

Glenelg Beach, Adelaide, SA © South Australian Tourism Commission

Glenelg Beach, Adelaide, South Australia © South Australian Tourism Commission

Alligator Gorge, Flinders Ranges, SA © Mitchell Toft

Alligator Gorge, Flinders Ranges, South Australia © Mitchell Toft

Arid Lands National Park, Port Augusta, SA © South Australian Tourism Commission

Arid Lands National Park, Port Augusta, South Australia © South Australian Tourism Commission

Travel tip

Keep an eye out for the ripple rocks at the base of Alligator Gorge that prove the entire landscape once lay at the bottom of the ocean.

Whyalla Foreshore, Whyalla, SA © South Australian Tourism Commission

Whyalla Foreshore, Whyalla, South Australia © South Australian Tourism Commission

When to go

The cuttlefish aggregation occurs between May and August, and numbers peak in June and July so you’ll need a thick wetsuit to keep warm, along with a snorkel.

Shark cage diving, Port Lincoln, SA © Adventure Bay Charters

Shark cage diving, Port Lincoln, South Australia © Adventure Bay Charters

Coffin Bay, Eyre Peninsula, SA © Kane Overall

Coffin Bay, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia © Kane Overall

Sea lion, Baird Bay, SA © David Edgar

Sea lion, Baird Bay, South Australia © David Edgar

Lake Bumbunga, Yorke Peninsula, SA © Isaac Forman, Serio

Lake Bumbunga, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia © Isaac Forman, Serio

For more information about road trips in South Australia, go to southaustralia.com.

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