Australian Coastal Safaris

pristine Eyre Peninsula beaches

1 Bel-Air Drive
Port Lincoln, City of Port Lincoln, South Australia

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Australian Coastal Safaris

A truly personalised world class experience, Australian Coastal Safaris is a locally owned and run business showcasing the very best secrets of South Australia’s untouched Eyre Peninsula. Based in beautiful Port Lincoln offering tailor-made & personalized itineraries for families, small or niche groups and corporate events highlighting the many experiences and adventures. From paddock to plate, wineries to wildlife, seafood to scenery and everything in between.

The Eyre Peninsula is Australia’s ultimate temperate aquatic playground, featuring striking coastlines, vast sand dunes, secluded coves and picturesque coastal heathlands. There are very few places in the world where you can interact with marine life and koalas in their own natural habitat and Australian Coastal Safaris can share these amazing experiences with you. Come face to face with the great white shark, swim and play with the sea lions, get up close and personal with wild koalas, hunt & gather for your lunch, try surf/beach fishing or boat charters, 4WDrive through sand-dunes and rugged terrain, E-Mountain Bike through National Parks or just sit back and relax with a local drop and the freshest seafood.

If you’re after a holiday with a difference, join our small group intimate tours or design your own. Travel in the comfort of our luxury 4WD’s, where everything is locally driven, from food to wine to our friendly, outgoing staff and guides.

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Port Lincoln Underwater Weekend Adventure 2D2N

The ultimate in underwater adventure and an unforgettable Australian weekend experience. You will be spending a full day surface diving with some of the biggest sharks in the world – the Great White Pointer. A once in a life time experience with the ocean's most feared predator in their natural habitat and crystal-clear waters of the Neptune Islands, it will leave you with lifetime memories. Keeping to the theme your next adventure will be swimming with the beautiful and fascinating Australian Sea-lions - the puppies of the sea! Marvel as they bound out to the boat with excitement to greet you. These inquisitive sea mammals will amaze you with their underwater feats including somersaults, backflips, leaps and swirls. The tour includes: two nights accommodation in an Ocean View Room at the Port Lincoln Hotel, twin share with continental breakfast, airport transfers, boat charter transfers, all diving and snorkelling equipment, wetsuits, gloves etc Season Closure - 1 - 31 August Treat yourself in your own private accommodation at South Point Beach House, with in-house three-course dinners, please enquire with them.

Port Lincoln Wildlife Encounter

Indulge your Wild Side - if you are purely after that amazing wildlife adventure, then this 2 day/2 night tour is just for you. It is all about wildlife encounters from land to sea to air. Spend your days exploring the likes of Big Swamp (freshwater) Wetlands, Coffin Bay National Park, Avoid Bay, Mount Dutton Bay Conservation Park, Lincoln National Park, and Mikkira Station where an incredible diversity of environments is also home to some of Australia’s rare, endangered and vulnerable wildlife. Enjoy a visit to an oyster farm, where you’ll learn about, and sample, fresh Pacific and Native Agassi Oysters including the farming practices involved in growing, harvesting and processing this valuable marine mollusc. Look forward to encountering wildlife such as western grey kangaroos, emus, koalas, shingleback and blue tongue lizards and geckos. There’s also a chance you might also come across Rosenberg’s goanna, echidnas, brush-tailed bettongs, bush rats, western pygmy possums and more. Bird enthusiasts should keep their binoculars handy for sightings of seabirds, shorebirds, songbirds, parrots, and raptors including osprey and white-bellied sea eagles. In fact, on this tour there’s a good chance you’ll spot up to 60 different species of birdlife.

Hook and Sinker Fishing Safaris

Join Australian Coastal Safaris and experience the best fishing on the Eyre Peninsula. From beach fishing to offshore and inshore fishing charters, there is a catch waiting for everyone! Drop the line in and catch everything from King George whiting and Flathead, to nannygai, snapper and shark. All in all, this is a fishing experience like no other on-land and on-water with big bounties guaranteed! Stay two nights and fish for three ultimate days. Stay three nights and fish for four ultimate days, including Tuna. January to May only. Departures by arrangement.

Southern Eyre Peninsula Bird Watching Tour 3D2N

With 100 national and conservation parks, Eyre Peninsula is emerging as a must-see destination for eco and wildlife tours. Southern Eyre Peninsula is home to 270 species of birds and this tour will take you through the Mallee Bushland, spectacular coastal scenery, mallee scrub to wetlands, eucalypts and sheoak stands, on the lookout for a range of local, endangered and rare birds from the Hooded Plovers, the Rock Parrots, just to name a few. Join this three day/two night tour and journey through and around the Southern Eyre Peninsula from Port Lincoln to Port Neill, Lipson Cove, Big Swamp, Coffins Bay and the amazing Lincoln and Coffin Bay National Parks. Sample the local renowned seafood and get an insight into the history of the area. You will enjoy daily lunches, morning tea and afternoon snacks.

Exceptional Port Lincoln, Seafood and Wildlife Tour - Day Tour

For those who want a full day adventuring in our exceptional backyard. Discover why Port Lincoln is the ‘Seafood Capital of Australia’, through its history and stories that come alive and taste the freshest seafood. Experience nature and excitement while 4WDriving through massive sand dune systems, take a coastal hike and step onto untouched pristine beaches. Follow this up with a true wildlife highlight, arguably the best koala experience in Australia, sit back, relax amongst nature with a local drop surrounded by our diverse wildlife and walk away with wonderful memories. Weekly Departures on a Tuesday or Thursday - subject to availability

Coffin Bay Oysters, Ocean and Nature Tour - Day Tour

The oysters aren’t the only amazing things in Coffin Bay But oysters are a very important part of Coffin Bay and you will learn about these gourmet delights and the pristine waters they thrive in. Of course, the obligatory tasting is a necessity. Venture into the spectacular Coffin Bay National Park and take the opportunity to go on a coastal walk and breathe in the fresh air, be on the lookout for kangaroos, emus, sea-life, reptiles and birdlife. End your day visiting the region of Big Swamp – a ‘listed Wetlands of Australian Significance’ site, enjoy a local drop or two relishing the peace and serenity of the region. Weekly Departures on a Wednesday or Friday - Subject to Availability

Hunt and Gather Seafood Experience - Day Tour

For those who have a passion for seafood and the excitement of catching it first-hand, this safari is a perfect fit. Dive into the essence of why Port Lincoln earns its title as Australia's Seafood Capital, granting you exclusive access to local hotspots where you can personally hunt and gather your own "catch of the day." Start your journey by wiggling your toes in the sand to collect cockles. Then, buckle up for an exhilarating 4WDriving adventure through massive sand dunes, casting your line from a pristine white beach into the clear blue sea. Revel in the joy as fresh fish are hooked and pulled ashore, and witness the collection of fresh abalone just meters from the shore. To add a delightful touch, unwind as your Australian Coastal Safari host prepares a seafood lunch on the beach. Sip on a glass of local wine, inhale the freshest sea air, and keep an eye out for local dolphins and sea lions that frequent the area. It's an immersive experience that blends the thrill of the catch with the serene beauty of the coastal landscape.

Best of Port Lincoln and Coffin Bay Cruise Ship Tour

A full day where you will experience the 'best bits' of Port Lincoln and the tranquil Coffin Bay plus a few secrets. You will get to see our magnificent coastline, incredible wildlife and fresh seafood with a little adventure thrown in! Your first stop is one of the best vantage points in SA, a 360-degree view of the surrounding region, you will be impressed. Then it's onto the outstanding beauty and home to the world-famous oyster - Coffin Bay. Learn about the oyster from oyster farmer Chris Hank. Fresh out of the rack, you get to sample these magnificent oysters as well as seeing all the equipment used to get these oysters into the top restaurants around the world. Experience Coffin Bay National Park, which offers some of the most spectacular coastal scenery in South Australia, ranging from ancient cliffs to long beaches bordered by white sand dunes. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch at Coffin Bay 1802 Oyster Bar and Grill. Be amazed and surprised by the local wildlife at Mikkira Station, due to the stunted Manna Gums your view of the iconic koalas can be much closer than you think, all while enjoying a sample of their local wines.

Winter Whale Watching and Wildlife Encounter

Experience the enchanting winter of South Australia at the Head of the Bight, a prime location to observe the Southern Right and Humpback Whales. Immerse yourself in the warm hospitality of local towns and the serene beauty of the coastline stretching to Port Lincoln. Journey through captivating landscapes, from ancient cliffs to expansive beaches framed by towering sand dunes. Delve into the untouched beauty of Nullarbor National Park, Great Australian Bight Marine Park, and Lincoln National Park. A cruise through Fowlers Bay unveils a marine spectacle: whales, dolphins, Australian Sea Lions, New Zealand Fur Seals, White-Bellied Sea Eagles, Little Penguins, and rare Albatross species. Discover distinctive landmarks like Murphy’s Haystacks, Talia Caves, and Cummings Monument. Encounter iconic wildlife such as Western Grey Kangaroos, Emus, Koalas, and Rosenberg’s Goannas. Each moment crafts a unique tapestry of memories, celebrating the biodiversity and scenic wonders that make South Australia's winter truly unforgettable.

Port Lincoln and Coffin Bay Highlights 2D1N

Explore the untamed beauty of the Eyre Peninsula on a two-day guided small group tour. Revel in the region's finest seafood, awe-inspiring landscapes, and diverse wildlife. Experience the breath-taking coastal wonders of the Eyre Peninsula, where ancient cliffs meet expansive, unspoiled beaches. Dive into the pristine waters of the Southern Ocean and bask in the untouched beauty of Port Lincoln and Coffin Bay National Parks. Encounter native wildlife and relish delectable seafood straight from local fishermen, highlighted by an engaging oyster tour and tasting. Witness the grandeur of the Southern Hemisphere's largest fishing fleet as they work and unload their catch. Choose your adventure with clifftop treks, beachcombing, or scenic hikes infused with education, history, and entertainment. Engage in thrilling 4WDriving through massive sand dunes and off-the-beaten tracks, creating memories in this coastal paradise. Weekly Departures on a Tuesday or Thursday - Subject to Availability

Wildlife & Ocean Encounter 3D3N

Embark on an extraordinary wildlife journey on the Eyre Peninsula with Australian Coastal Safaris. Explore Big Swamp Wetlands, Coffin Bay and Lincoln National Park, Conservation and protected areas, and more. Dive into Baird Bay for a thrilling swim with wild Sea-Lions and dolphins, you will be mesmerised by the agility, curiosity and playful interaction from these ‘puppies of the sea’. On shore, there is an abundance of seabirds, shorebirds, songbirds, parrots including the beautiful Port Lincoln Parrot, and raptors such as the majestic Osprey and White-bellied Sea Eagles. Not to be outshone are the Western Grey Kangaroos, Emus and Rosenberg’s Goannas, a delight for all. Cruise with a local Oyster farmer to learn about and savor fresh Pacific and native angassi oysters. A true highlight - up-close encounters with wild koalas at Mikkira Station, where stunted gums bring them to eye level, where you can observe them intimately in their natural habitat.

Coastal & Nature Electric Mountain Bike Adventure

Join us on our Coastal & Nature Electric Mountain Bike Adventure. Port Lincoln and the surrounds are a bike lovers’ paradise. Enjoy trails in the National Parks, along coastal areas and even some secret spots which are not easily accessible for anything with 4 wheels. It's a great way to feel connected and immersed in the region and you will be amazed how much further and faster you can go, and how effortless climbing any hills are with their E-Mountain Bikes. Their local and knowledgeable guides are passionate about the region and thrive in bringing our highlights to you.

4WD & Wildlife Adventure - Half Day

Join an adventure that takes you off-road to fully experience the stunning coastline, nature and wildlife of the lower Eyre Peninsula. Head straight out to the diversity of The Lincoln National Park for an exhilarating 4WDriving through massive sand-dunes, dirt tracks and rocky headlands. After the naturally rugged and wild Sleaford Bay and the Southern Ocean, get up close and personal at arguably one of Australia’s very best habitats where wild koalas can be found in a wonderful private nature reserve. Stroll under the beautiful old Eucalypt trees and come face to face with the cuddly icon of Australia as they laze in the Manna gums. Due to the gums being stunted in growth, your view of the koalas is at eye level and you will definitely need more than 2 hands to keep count! Kangaroos, emus, and birdlife surround this region. Finish your day with a local drop and local produce.

Health & Wellness Weekender 2Day

We do things a little differently here on the Eyre Peninsula - with an abundance of spectacular untouched natural landscapes, close connections to native Australian wildlife, opportunities to feast on the freshest seafood and local produce - all wrapped into a wellness, mindfulness, health and active adventure, you really need to look no further. Combine practices of yoga and mindfulness, earth walks, breath workshops, yarning and learning with a First Nations cultural experience, succulent oysters straight from the ocean, amazing wildlife and getting active with electric mountain bike riding - find your health and wellness weekend away, right here on the Lower Eyre Peninsula. It will soothe your soul, refresh your body and nourish your senses to empower and inspire you to live well both inside and out.

Whalers Way Safari 1/2Day

Experience the Spectacular Whalers Way and feel nature in its rawest form. Join an adventure to the striking and spectacular Whalers Way, an ancient rocky coastline with a series of natural bays and headlands, some of the rocky promontories are believed to be among the oldest rock formations in South Australia. Privately owned Whalers Way was declared a Historic Reserve and is extremely isolated. Experience this natural wonder with a hike to explore massive overhanging caves and pristine rock pools

Great White Shark Packages 2Day/2Night

Want a great escape that's thrilling and takes in the best of Port Lincoln, Coffin Bay and the region. Then jump on one of these mini Shark getaways. One day you will experience the ultimate in underwater adventure, this safaris offers an unforgettable experience. This is a once in a life time up close encounter with the oceans most feared predator in their natural habitat and crystal clear waters of the Neptune Islands will leave you with lifetime memories. Another day touring stunning Port Lincoln or beautiful Coffin Bay. Enjoy 2 nights Ocean View Room accommodation twin share at Port Lincoln Hotel.

Electric Mountain Bike Packages 2Night

Short on time and just want pure action then our Self-Guided Bike Tour Packages are for you. Our 2-day adventures are the best of both worlds. Feel like a local while cruising around the region on your own Electric Mountain Bike. Then learn from a local about some of the experiences only a local will know. Whatever you do you will experience some of the best of South Australia and wish you could stay longer.

Epicurean Safari

Let Australian Coastal Safaris guide you on a full sensory and tasting journey with a gourmet extended lunch, with seafood and land flavours of the Eyre Peninsula, all in season. Among other tastes you will be learning about the secrets of coffee and sample local boutique beer and wines. This is your moment to fully savour, appreciate, and relish the diverse and rich flavours that define this exceptional region.

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Australian Coastal Safaris

1 Bel-Air Drive
Port Lincoln, City of Port Lincoln, South Australia

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