at Coffin Bay on the Eyre Peninsula
1-Day Coffin Bay Tour
Coffin Bay is Australia’s premier oyster growing destination. This 1-day tour for small groups from Port Lincoln combines the best local produce, meet-the-supplier experiences, stunning coastal scenery, and wildlife encounters, giving you a real ‘taste’ of the region. Hop on board ‘Pure Coffin Bay Oysters’ fabulous oyster lease tour in the calm waters of Coffin Bay and enjoy a light seafood lunch at renowned restaurant ‘1802 Oyster Bar’. Enjoy the spectacular scenery as our local guide shares their passion and knowledge of this world-class destination with you. They’ll show you all the hidden gems you would never otherwise find!
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Activity Level Leisurely
Coffin Bay is Australia’s premier oyster growing destination and this day tour from Port Lincoln combines the best local produce, meet the supplier experiences, stunning coastal scenery and wildlife, giving you a real ‘taste’ of the region with your expert local guide.
Walk beautiful white sandy beaches before heading out onto the crystal-clear waters of Coffin Bay with ‘Pure Coffin Bay Oysters’ to learn about how their delicious oysters are farmed. Taste the worlds most recognized and freshest oysters straight from the oyster lease, that you have learnt to shuck yourself.
Ready to dine! Light lunch at the iconic 1802 Restaurant, back into Port Lincoln and experience the Eyre Peninsula’s first craft brewery to learn about their sustainable and unique brewing practices and taste their signature Eyre Peninsula Ale.
This part of South Australia is famed for its spectacular and diverse coastal scenery with clean fresh air, pure clear waters and pristine landscape everywhere you turn. From rugged cliffs to white sandy beaches you won’t be able to put your camera away. But its your taste buds that are in for a real treat today as you dine on delicious local produce including some of the freshest seafood in the world.
Visit Coffin Bay National Park which features some of the most scenic coastline in South Australia and lovers of wildlife will be thrilled to by kangaroos and emus wandering throughout the national park.
- Explore Coffin Bay National Park and its footprint free beaches
- Engage in the ‘Pure Coffin Bay Oysters’ personalised Oyster Lease Tour and Tastings
- Fresh seafood lunch at 1802 Oyster Bar
- See native wildlife in its own environment
- Visit Beer Garden Brewing and taste their signature Eyre Peninsula Ale
- Dietary requirements can be catered for but must be advised at time of booking
- Please read our full Booking Terms & Conditions prior to booking your tour
- Please note that Cruise ship day tours are a different itinerary.
- Local guide
- All activities, national park fees and GST
- Morning tea
- Pure Coffin Bay Oyster Lease Tour
- Seafood Lunch at 1802 Oyster Bar
- Beer Garden Brewing Tasting – Fresh Eyre on Tap!
- Pick up and drop off
Departs Port Lincoln every Wednesday, Friday and other days on request all year round.
Exploring Coffin Bay
You will be picked up from your Port Lincoln accommodation between at 7.30am – 8.00am by prior arrangement and once everyone is on board we’ll start our day heading to Coffin Bay National Park, which features some of the most scenic coastline in South Australia. Take your shoes and walk on the footprint free Almonta Beach and later have morning tea overlooking Coffin Bay National Park with spectacular 360-degree views.
Next its time for the tour highlight boarding the boat and travelling with Pure Coffin Bay Oysters out to their oyster lease, learning about the industry, how to shuck your own oysters and then tasting them. Then you’ll understand why Coffin Bay Oysters are recognised throughout the world, grown in the wild, just as nature intended.
We’ll take a town tour from the boat before we sit down for lunch at iconic seafood restraint – 1802 Oyster Bay to sample more fresh Coffin Bay seafood including King George Whiting, a favourite fish of the region. If you are not a seafood lover fear not, there are lots of other options.
After a shared feast of local produce, we jump back onto the bus and on the way back into Port Lincoln visit the oldest standing structure in Port Lincoln – The Old Mill. Built in 1846 as part of a flour mill complex, it was never used for that purpose however now its fully restored and a lookout tower with amazing views over the city and Boston Bay.
Our final destination is the Eyre Peninsula’s only craft brewery – Beer Garden Brewing, to taste their signature Beer, Eyre Peninsula Ale. Not a beer drinker, that’s OK as the venue champions other great Eyre Peninsula products including food, cider, wine and coffee.
At the completion of the tour, we will drop you back to your Port Lincoln accommodation between 5pm and 5.30pm.