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Southern Yorke Peninsula

The Southern Yorke Peninsula is renowned for its temperate climate, rustic scenery, magnificent beaches and great fishing spots. With so much to offer why would you want to go anywhere else?

Only 2 1/2 hours from Adelaide, escape to the Yorke Peninsula and discover why thousands of people visit this sought after location every year.

 

Coobowie

Built around a large sandy beach, Coobowie is becoming more and more popular with holiday makers. A large playground with electric BBQs and sheltered picnic area, a hotel, general store, tennis courts and walking trail along the coast to Edithburgh make Coobowie a delightful place to visit.

 

Corny Point

One of Corny Points outstanding features is the lighthouse built in 1881. Other great features of Corny Point are its safe beaches, great for fishing and swimming and only a 15 minute drive will take you to some of the best surfing spots on Southern Yorke Peninsula. The town also features general store, picnic area, tennis courts & The Howling Dog Tavern. There is a bitumen road that joins Corny Point to Marion Bay, making most places in the area accessible.

 

Edithburgh

Amongst the old buildings and historic charm, Edithburgh is one of the most sought after holiday destinations on Southern Yorke Peninsula. A general store, 2 hotels/motels, a couple of cafes, ample visitor accommodation, excellent sporting grounds, a tidal swimming pool, new playground and a jetty and boat ramp that are ever popular with fisherman make Edithburgh a must see destination for any traveller. There are many scenic drives close to the town, including one to the Wattle Point Wind Farm.

 

Marion Bay

Ideally situated on the ‘Bottom End’ of Southern Yorke Peninsula, Marion Bay is a popular destination for holiday makers, surfers and fishermen and an ideal base for those who want to explore the Innes National Park. The town features a jetty, tennis and volleyball courts, licenced cafe and the popular Marion Bay Tavern.

 

Minlaton

Known as the barley capital of the world due to the large quantity of barley grown in the area. Also boasts a wide variety of shopping opportunities and industrial services. An inland town on the Southern Yorke Peninsula, Minlaton is proud to be the home of the ‘Red Devil’ – a tiny World War I monoplane flown by Captain Harry Butler.

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Point Turton

With a swimming centre, jetty and an excellent boat ramp, general store and Tavern on Turton, many people base themselves at Point Turton for their annual holiday, and why not? Point Turton is a peaceful seaside town overlooking beautiful Hardwicke Bay. Expanding all the time, Point Turton has recently been the home to quite a large land release with more to come.

 

Port Moorowie

A unique coastal town still in early stages of development, situated on McLeods Harbour, Port Moorowie features some great walking trails through unspoilt natural environment. A cement boat ramp, a safe beach and accessible reefs are part of the charm of Port Moorowie.

 

Port Vincent

A popular holiday destination with many seaside attractions. Host of the Aquatic Centre and home of the Vincent Landing Marina, consisting of 90 berths and 71 residential allotments which make up the housing development.

 

Stansbury

Another coastal town on Southern Yorke Peninsula and a popular seaside retreat for families. Good fishing, ideal for swimming and the best childrens playground on the Peninsula!

 

Yorketown

Another inland town of the area, Yorktetown is the major shopping centre of the area and has a variety of services:

Set in a central location, Yorketown is a great base to explore the Southern Yorke Peninsula. Travelling south, east or west you are only 15 – 30 minutes away from some of the most pristine beaches in the state.

 

Innes National Park

One of South Australia’s finest national parks, Innes National Park boasts approximately 130,000 visits per year.

The natural beauty of the rugged coastline and bushland are what attract people to visit Innes National Park. With many sweeping beaches and the best surfing beaches around, it’s no wonder it is such a popular destination. At the entrance to the park there is an information centre providing insight to the park and surrounding areas. The park offers accommodation, many walking trails, boardwalks and stairways making easy access to beaches and much more. Come and visit Innes National Park and experience the natural flora & fauna, beautiful scenery and much more that it has to offer.

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