Servicing the cruise ship passengers to Port Lincoln
1-Day Port Lincoln Tour for Cruise Ship Passengers
Sample oysters and wine on this 1-day (approximately 7 hrs) small group tour of Australia’s seafood capital, Port Lincoln. This tour highlights the best of the destination, showcasing the Eyre Peninsula’s diverse range of experiences. Experience up-close-and-personal wildlife encounters, all the while enjoying the spectacular coastal scenery of the region with your local guide. Your ship might only be in Port Lincoln for one day but we will make sure you get a real “taste” of The Eyre Peninsula which is guaranteed to leave you 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, 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 a short scenic drive into Whalers Way Cape Wiles, learning about the history of the region.
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.
The scenery of the Eyre Peninsula is diverse and spectacular and our local guide will share their passion and knowledge of this world class destination with you and show you all the hidden gems you would never otherwise find!
- Lincoln National Park
- Whalers Way Coastal Drive
- Light lunch among Eyre Peninsula wild koalas at Mikkira Station
- Learn about and taste fresh Coffin Bay oysters
- Wildlife encounters and wine tasting 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.
This tour departs Port Lincoln on the days the cruise ships are docked.
Please visit our Standard Port Lincoln Day Tour itinerary if you are not a cruise ship passenger.
- Local guide
- All activities, national park fees and GST
- Light lunch
- Wine tasting
- Pick up and drop off at the wharf
Departs Port Lincoln on these days.
You will be picked up from the Port Lincoln Visitor Information Centre at 9.30am 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 we’ll hopefully spot 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 beautiful views across the harbour followed by 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 where you’ll be able to take that perfect photo as they eat the leaves of the many Manna Gum trees.
A fresh lunch will be prepared on site followed by an oyster shucking demonstration and most importantly tasting fresh oysters taken from the pristine waters of Coffin Bay. This is followed by a stroll around Port Lincoln Marina and foreshore where your local guide will tell you all about the extraordinary range of both commercial and private fishing vessels.
At Glen Forest Tourist Park, you’ll have the opportunity to come up close and personal to kangaroos, parrots and other wildlife and taste some local wines. Finish the tour on top of the world at Winters Hill lookout and after a fantastic day we will drop you back at the wharf in time for your scheduled cruise ship departure.
If you are a seafood lover you might like to look at our Coffin Bay Cruise Ship Day Tour.
Enjoy a wine overlooking Lincoln National Park on our Port Lincoln Private Tour
delicious local produce
Getting up close and personal with the wild koalas of Port Lincoln
Explore Coffin Bay with Paul