Plan your trip to Port Lincoln
There are many ways to get to Port Lincoln, with the most common being by car or plane. Other ways that you can arrive into Port Lincoln are by being on a cruise ship or private boat. There is also a ferry that operates between Wallaroo to Lucky Bay.
Travelling by road
Self driving from Adelaide:
By road, the drive from Adelaide to Port Augusta then via the Lincoln Highway to Whyalla, Cowell and Tumby Bay to Port Lincoln is approximately 647km and takes about seven hours.
Using the ferry from Wallaroo:
For those wanting a slightly shorter trip, Spencer Gulf Searoad from Wallaroo to Lucky Bay is also an option when available. Please call the information centre on 1300 788 378 for more information.
Premier Coach Services:
Premier Stateliner operates a bus service from Adelaide to Port Lincoln that takes approximately ten hours. Prices are from $120 per adult.
Self driving from Ceduna:
By road, the drive from Ceduna to Port Lincoln is approximately 404km and takes about four and a half hours.
Travelling by air
The Port Lincoln Airport, located 14 Kilometres north of Port Lincoln, is the busiest regional airport in South Australia. Rex and Qantaslink fly multiple passenger services to and from Adelaide daily while many charter aircraft are frequent users. Secure long-term parking, taxi services, shuttle buses and hire cars are all available from the terminal.
Travelling by cruise ship
The cruise terminal is located at Brennan Jetty which is about a 10-minute walk to the town centre. We invite you to partake in local tours. We have a range of local operators offering tours to suit cruise ship visitors.
Accommodation in Port Lincoln
Once you're here, you'll need somewhere to stay. Use the search bar below to see accommodation options available.
Dining in Port Lincoln & Southern Eyre Peninsula
Seafood lovers have plenty of options on where and what they might like to eat—be it fine dining in one of the many local restaurants, a quick meal in a café, or simply catching your own and cooking it on the beach.
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Day Trips From Port Lincoln
Port Lincoln has many day trips on offer. For those who like a well-organised outing, local tour operators offer a variety of water-based adventures and land-based experiences. If doing your own thing and setting your own pace appeals, there are all sorts of destinations, activities and local places of interest to keep you well occupied. The Port Lincoln Visitor Information Centre is your best starting point.
Visitor Information Centre
The Port Lincoln Visitor Information Centre on Tasman tce is your one-stop-shop for fishing charters; land-based tours; sea lion and bay cruises; shark cage diving; oyster farm tours; and all permits, and passes to local parks/attractions.
You can also plan your stay, get valuable visitor information, brochures, souvenirs, postcards and more. Public wifi access is available, photocopying, faxing and it is an access point for town water.
Great Walks & Trails
Walkers will love the Parnkalla trail named after the original inhabitants the Barngarla Aboriginal people which winds its way along the entire Port Lincoln coast. There is also a Heritage Trail that runs from Springfield Drive to Stuart Terrace incorporating public art and informative signs recognising the people and history of the area.
There are also walking trails within the Lincoln National Park and nearby Coffin Bay National Park. Fees apply for entering, available to purchase at the Visitor Information Centre or over the phone 1300 788 378 during office hours.
If you’re the sort of person who likes to set their own agenda, why not create your own itinerary and visit Port Lincoln and surrounding areas at your own pace. The Port Lincoln Visitor Information Centre is a great place to help you plan. They have all the information you need and can help you create day trip itineraries or plan your entire stay.