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Eyre Peninsula - Getting Here and Around

Drive or fly

Getting to the Eyre Peninsula is easy. Drive, fly or hop off the train at Port Augusta to pick up a hire car and start your journey.

Driving in Coffin Bay National Park, South Australia

The trip from Adelaide to Port Lincoln is beautiful. Take Highway One to Port Augusta, with the Spencer Gulf on your left and the Flinders Ranges’ purple hues to your right. Travel around the Spencer Gulf and down into the Eyre Peninsula.

By road

The Middleback Ranges will appear to the right, as you travel through Whyalla, Cowell, Tumby Bay and arrive at Port Lincoln.

The Premier Stateliner coach service will take you the same way. If you’re headed towards the beautiful surfing beaches on the Eyre Peninsula’s far west, it will go across the top of the peninsula, through the sheep and wheat towns of Kimba, Kyancutta and Wudinna to Ceduna.

By air

If you’re in a hurry, you can travel by air. A short flight from Adelaide (short means short; you’ll just have enough time for an in-flight cup of coffee and a biscuit before you start your descent) will take you to Port Lincoln Airport, Whyalla or Ceduna, where car hire, including four wheel drives (4WD), is available.

By rail

If you love trains, hop on the Ghan from Adelaide to Port Augusta to pick up a hire car. Travel on the Indian Pacific (the train that runs from Perth to Sydney) and you will stop over at Port Augusta.

Join a tour

Allow a local guide to show you around the Eyre Peninsula, unlocking the many secrets of this region. They know where to spot the native wildlife, can help you find the freshest seafood and will show you the hidden places which make the Eyre Peninsula special. There’s a host of tour operators who will gladly arrange your touring and travel arrangements, leaving you with some of the best experiences you’ll ever have. 

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