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Port Lincoln

Country
Australia
State
South Australia
City
Port Lincoln
Type of Location
Multiple
About Location

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Places to Visit
How to Reach

By car

About 8 hours drive from Adelaide, a little quicker and less driving when taking the ferry (ferry is currently out of service until mid-2011).

By plane

Port Lincoln has a regional airport situated north of the town on the Lincoln Highway and near North Shields at the north western end of Boston Bay. The airport is around 15 km from the town and is the second busiest airport in South Australia. Port Lincoln has a regional airport situated north of the town on the Lincoln Highway (B100) and near North Shields at the north western end of Boston Bay. The airport is around 15 km from the town and is the second busiest airport in South Australia.

By coach

Premier Stateliner run daily services to Adelaide via Whyalla and Port Augusta.

Key places to visit
Whaler's Way, Lincoln National Park , Stamford Hill


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Places to Visit

Whaler's Way

is a drive on private land commencing 20 km south of Port Lincoln. The drive itself is around 15 km, and will take around 3 hours to see all the sights along the road. You need to purchase a permit to enter from the visitors centre, and show it at the gate. You can also buy the permits at the gate when it is attended. You can get a key to the gate from the visitors centre in Port Lincoln for after hours entry with a deposit. Expect to see dramatic cliffs edges, rockpools, craveasses, islands, rock falls and seals.

Lincoln National Park

Lincoln National Park is 15km drive south of Port Lincoln, The road is sealed (paved) for most of the distance to Cape Donnington and a well graded gravel road for the remainder. Near Cape Donnington there are many emu, kangaroo and goanna. Bring binoculars to see the wildlife on Donnington Island.

Stamford Hill

at 1.6km return walk to the Flinders monument. A great view over the town and beaches. This is the point to which Flinders climbed when he located the water that allowed him to continue his journey.

Right Time to Visit

January - April
October - December

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