A delicious seafood lunch at the Fresh Fish Place in Port Lincoln
Port Lincoln Day Tour Tasting Eyre
Combining wildlife and spectacular scenery, this 1-day tour of Australia’s seafood capital Port Lincoln surrounds, highlights the best of the destination, showcasing the Eyre Peninsula’s diverse range of experiences. From up close and personal wildlife encounters, to sampling local seafood and wine, all the while enjoying the spectacular coastal scenery of the region with your local guide. The Eyre Peninsula is guaranteed to leave you breathless, fascinated, inspired, and wondering why you hadn’t come sooner and for longer.
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeFood & Wine, Nature & Wildlife
Activity Level Leisurely
This part of South Australia is famed for its spectacular and diverse coastal scenery. From rugged cliffs to white sandy beaches and massive sand dunes to rock pools, you won’t be able to put your camera away. Visit Lincoln National Park which with its vast sand dunes, rugged offshore islands and secluded white sandy beaches, features some of the most scenic coastline in South Australia. Do the 14 km scenic drive along Whalers Way, also learning about the history of the region.
Not only will you be seeing the region you’ll be tasting it with Port Lincoln renowned as the seafood capital of Australia with the seafood from these waters some of the most sought-after in the world. On our Port Lincoln day tour “Tasting Eyre”, we’ll give you a chance to taste the produce from the ocean to the vineyards also stopping at picturesque Boston Bay Winery.
Lovers of wildlife will be thrilled by the koalas at Mikkira Station and abundant native wildlife such as kangaroos, emus and bird life and if you are lucky even some seals and sea lions sun bathing on the rocks at Cape Wiles.
- Lincoln National Park
- Whalers Way Coastal Drive
- Wild Koalas at Mikkira Station
- Delicious seafood lunch at the Fresh Fish Place
- Boston Bay Winery
- Wildlife encounters at Glen Forrest Tourist Park
- Commentary from our local and passionate guide
- Dietary requirements can be catered for but must be advised at time of booking
- Please note that Cruise ship day tours are a different itinerary.
- Local guide
- All activities, national park fees and GST
- Morning tea
- Wine tasting
- Pick up and drop off
Departs Port Lincoln every Tuesday, Thursday and other days on request all year round.
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 Lincoln National Park, which features some of the most scenic coastline in South Australia. We’ll visit Wanna for great views over Sleaford Bay where you may see abundant native bird life including ospreys, wedgetail eagles and colourful rock parrots along the cliff top. Keep an eye on the water below as in the winter months you may even be lucky enough to spot some whales.
Next, we’ll head to Stamford Hill picnic ground on the other side of the park for morning tea beautiful views across the harbour and a stroll along Surfleet Beach. After morning tea we’ll travel to Fisheries Bay and onto a 14-kilometre scenic coastal drive along Whalers Way to see breathtaking coastline and some of the oldest rocks in Australia. You’ll be spotting abundant native Australian wildlife such as emus and kangaroos in the sanctuary area so have your camera ready.
If you love wildlife then the next stop will be a highlight, meeting the very friendly koalas at Mikkira Station. The only wild koala colony on the Eyre Peninsula you’ll be able to take that perfect photo as they eat the leaves of the many Manna Gum trees.
Lunch will be delicious fresh seafood at the award winning Fresh Fish Place followed by a stroll around Port Lincoln Marina and foreshore looking at the extraordinary range of both commercial and private fishing vessels. We’ll jump back on the bus to Billy Lights Point for a different aspect of the harbour and make our way to Boston Bay Winery for produce tastings and picture-perfect views over Boston Bay.
At Glen Forest Tourist Park you’ll have the opportunity to come up close and personal to kangaroos, parrots and other wildlife. Here you can also have a coffee and do some more wine tasting. Finish the tour on top of the world at Winters Hill lookout and after a fantastic day we will drop you back to your Port Lincoln accommodation between 5pm and 5.30pm.
People enjoying dinner at the Port Lincoln Hotel
Parrots at the Glen Forest Wildlife Park Port Lincoln