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 2Day/2Night

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 their 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 3Day/2Night

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, Yellow Tailed Black Cockatoo 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

Tour stunning Port Lincoln, nestled on the shores of beautiful Boston Bay. Learn about the city’s discovery and history while enjoying the tastes of the “Seafood Capital of Australia’, yes you get to sample and taste the freshest seafood of the region. You'll meet local fishermen and find out how your favourite fish are caught and prepared for market, while visiting the Southern Hemispheres largest fishing fleet. Experience nature and wildlife while traversing the rugged Lincoln National Park, and enjoy the thrill of a 4WD adventure through massive sand-dunes. Lastly and arguably the best koala experience in Australia, where you get up close and personal with our iconic Koalas and native wildlife, sipping on a local drop and breathing in the fresh air. The best Port Lincoln has to offer, all in one day. Weekly Departures on a Tuesday or Thursday - Subject to Availability

Coffin Bay Oysters, Ocean and Nature Tour - Day Tour

Coffin Bay. Located in a beautiful, untamed region of Australia, home of Eyre Peninsula’s world-famous oyster farms and the spectacular Coffin Bay National Park with its abundance of native wildlife, crystal-clear waters and untouched beaches. This tour surprises and stimulates the senses, not only with oysters and seafood but with the opportunity to see the most stunning coastal scenery in South Australia, ranging from ancient cliffs to long beaches bordered by white sand dunes in Coffin Bay National Park. Sample wines from a local vineyard while enjoying the ‘laid-back’ lifestyle. Weekly Departures on a Monday or Friday - Subject to Availability

Hunt and Gather Seafood Experience - Day Tour

Love seafood? Love catching it? Then this is the safari for your clients. This active tour lets you discover why Port Lincoln is regarded as Australia's Seafood Capital of Australia and takes you to hotspots only visited by locals to hunt and gather your own “catch of the day”. Available from October to May • Enjoy the space and tranquillity of beach fishing for Australian Salmon • Dig your toes in to collect cockles • Watch our guide dive for fresh abalone (seasonal) and sit back and enjoy a local wine on the lookout for dolphins & sealions. • This day wouldn’t be complete, without a bit of excitement, it’s action time for some fun and exhilarating 4-Wheel Driving through the un-spoiled massive sand-dunes, right beside the coast. This day is all about taking an active hands-on approach, get sand through your toes, breathe in the fresh sea air, feel calm and revived and just take in the beauty and splendour of the West Coast of South Australia.

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

What a fantastic way to spend winter in South Australia! The Head of the Bight is where you will encounter numerous opportunities to watch these magnificent creatures in their natural state - The Southern Right Whale and the Humpback Whale. Not to be outshone is the hospitality of the local country towns, majestic coastline all the way down to Port Lincoln, native animals and the feeling of tranquility. This 4 day, 4 night tour highlights - • The most spectacular coastal scenery in SA ranging from ancient cliffs to stunning, long footprint free beaches bordered by massive sand dunes • Untouched natural beauty of the Nullarbor National Park & Regional Reserve, Great Australian Bight Marine Park, and stunning Lincoln National Park. • Cruise Fowlers Bay spotting the majestic whales, dolphins, Australian Sealions, NZ Fur Seals and White Bellied Sea Eagles, Little Penguins and some rare species of Albatross. • Murphy’s Haystacks, an outcrop of unique pink granite boulders, amazing Talia Caves and Cummings Monument • Amazing native wildlife - Western Grey Kangaroos, Emus, Koalas and Rosenberg’s Goannas a delight for visitors to see + so much more.

Port Lincoln and Coffin Bay Photography Workshop

Join award winning Eyre Peninsula photographer Fran Solly on a photographic tour through South Australia's most dramatic coastal and scenic regions. Fran is a Professional Photographer, lead Photographer with Take2 Photography, you will have her undivided attention as groups are small and personal with only four guests per tour. The Eyre Peninsula offers a spectacular blend of landscape, seascape and wildlife photography opportunities. Not only will you immerse yourself the stunning photographic highlights but also the lifestyle of what Port Lincoln and Coffin Bay are renowned for - seafood, oysters, amazing native wildlife and the relaxing nature of the region.

Port Lincoln and Coffin Bay Highlights 2Day/1Night

The Eyre Peninsula is a beautiful, untamed region of Australia and boasts some of the country's best seafood, scenic locations and native wildlife. During your two-day stay, fully-guided small group tour you'll experience: Spectacular coastal scenery ranging from ancient cliffs to stunning, expansive footprint free beaches. Pristine and clear waters of the Southern Ocean and untouched natural beauty through the Port Lincoln and Coffin Bay National Parks. Native wildlife and amazing seafood, fresh from local fisherman. 'Behind the scenes' seafood tour and Oyster Tour & tasting. The Southern Hemispheres largest fishing fleet - watch them work and unloading their catch. Clifftop treks, beachcombing or hike. Education, history and entertainment. 4WDriving through massive sand-dunes and off the beaten tracks. One nights accommodation in an Ocean View Room at the 4.5 star Port Lincoln Hotel, twin share. Includes lunches, hotel pickup and drop off. Can organise extra nights accommodation at Port Lincoln Hotel if required - extra cost Not included - Airport transfers, Breakfast & Dinners

Epicurean Safari

Alert your senses and taste buds. Be excited by a gourmet extended lunch of seafood and land flavours. Learn the secrets of coffee, sample the different local wines and enjoy award winning boutique beer.

Wildlife & Ocean Encounter

From Ocean to Land, this 3 Day Adventure has it all. In the ocean, be enthralled by swimming with wild Sea-Lions and dolphins, visitors will be mesmerised by the agility, curiosity and playful interaction from these ‘puppies of the sea’. Cruise to The Brothers, unique islands that are of paleontological significance because of the presence of sub-fossil bones of six species, including an extinct kangaroo and a giant flightless bird. 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 visitors. The best wild interaction with our iconic koalas and 4WDriving into Protected and Conservation Parks.

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 our E-Mountain Bikes. Our local and knowledgeable guides are passionate about the region and thrive in bringing our highlights to you.

4WD & Wildlife Adventure - Half Day

Join us for an adventure that takes you off-road to fully experience the stunning coastline, nature and wildlife of the lower Eyre Peninsula. We will 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, we 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. We 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/2Night OR 3Day/3Night

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 Healer, 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 us for 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 Package is 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.

Outback to Ocean Photography Workshop

Be amazed by the diverse photo opportunities of the Eyre Peninsula - the coastlines, outback and less visited sites, then top if off with the native wildlife while discovering the hospitality of the local country towns, the stunning Gawler Ranges in the South Australian Outback and the feeling of tranquillity and remoteness of the region.

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

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