An Indulgent Winter Escape to Port Lincoln
Port Lincoln is the perfect place for an Indulgent Winter Getaway. Known as the "Seafood Capital of Australia" for good reason, winter is the best time to indulge in the freshly caught local produce from the gorgeous waters of the Eyre Peninsula. All washed down of course, with local brews, wines and great coffee.
The coast and hinterland around Port Lincoln offers many soft adventure options. Spot wildlife while you stroll the trails in pristine national parks, go behind the scenes with world-class producers and wine makers, and explore spectacular local secrets on guided 4WD tours.
Indulge in Premium Seafood Season
From catching and cooking your own to indulging in a seafood masterclass feast by local chefs, your seafood tastebuds will be in heaven.
There are many secret spots on the Southern Eyre Peninsula that you simply can't discover without the knowledge of a local. This is where our entertaining tour guides come in.
Lunch Doudle, from Australian Coastal Safaris is a bit of a local legend with a lot of larrikin thrown in. What he doesn't know about this region, fishing, seafood and local history isn't worth knowing. With Lunch, you will explore national parks and secret beaches, participate in gathering your dinner, and taste some of the best and freshest seafood in the world, all without worrying about the drive, getting bogged, or reading a map.
Tour South offer tailored tours of the Eyre Peninsula, adjusting each itinerary to suit your pace and interests. For small group tours, Untamed Escapes connects travellers from all walks of life with adventure, wildlife, wellness and epicurean experiences in nature.
You simply cannot visit Coffin Bay without an oyster experience. Experience Coffin Bay offers comfortable and educational tours to their oyster lease on their brand new vessel, CB1. Enjoy oysters fresh from the sea of course, and a bay tour where you are likely to see sealions and dolphins as you glide past the National Park on the way to the lease. Oh, and there is also a a bar on board to help wash down the shellfish.
You will also find Oyster HQ - the home of the oyster pavillion, situated in the waters of Coffin Bay. Wade out to the Saltwater Pavillon in supplied waders, and sample the freshest oysters, paired with South Australian wine. Learn about the oyster industry, all whilst sitting in the water at the 'saltwater dining table'.
Wining and Dining
Local eateries offering premium seafood experiences include: Fumo 28 Oysterbar, Sarin's Restaurant in the Port Lincoln Hotel, and the Marina Hotel. For an all 'round seafood experience you can't go past The Fresh Fish Place, combining factory tours, a fresh seafood outlet and some of the best in-house fish and chips in town.
Port Lincoln is home to a number of boutique wineries including the iconic Boston Bay Winery featuring picturesque views of Boston Bay. Famous for its 'Great White" Sauvignon Blanc and chef/part time comedian, Tony Ford, the winery is a great place to kick back on the lawns on a clear winter's day, with tasting paddle of Fordies best wines, accompanied with a divine seafood tasting platter to match.
Peter Teakle Winery features an amazing cellar door that must be visited, along with beautiful gardens and vineyards, whilst Lincoln Estate Wines owned by the Turvey Family, is situated at Glen Forest Tourist Park, a 20 minute drive in the Port Lincoln hinterland. A great spot to spend an afternoon with the family.
Hear the Local Stories, Knowledge and History
Learn of the fishing and cargo moving industries which grew around the coastal waters of Port Lincoln, and the characters who made it happen.
Axel Stenross – Finnish ships carpenter – sailed across the mighty oceans on windjammer sv Olivebank, reaching Port Lincoln in 1927 to load grain for Europe – and decided here was the place to be. Discover his story, and the lost craft of wooden boat building, at Axel Stenross Maritime Museum.
Hop onboard Port Lincoln’s electric boat ‘Tesla’ and take a 1.5 hour tour of the Lincoln Cove Marina with Fred's Marina Tours. With 40 years of experience in Australia’s fishing industry, Fred has watched the evolution of the seafood trade and the coming-of-age of Port Lincoln’s famous Southern Bluefin Tuna industry.
Discover an unknown isolated slice of Coffin Bay, in a way that nature intended us to experience it at Yarnbala. Your hosts offer immersive experiences that combine education around conservation and sustainability as well as night time events that are a stunning collaboration of local and bush food with unique live music performances.
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There's Plenty More to Do in Port Lincoln!
- An Indulgent Winter Escape to Port Lincoln
- Food and Wine
- Tours and Cruises
- Whalers Way
- Winter Adventure in Port Lincoln
- Recreational Fishing
- Accessible Experiences
- Beaches around Port Lincoln
- Coastal Adventure
- Escape to Port Lincoln
- Great White Shark Tours
- National Parks
- Parnkalla Trail
- Port Lincoln Indulgence
- Port Lincoln Summer Indulgence
- School Holiday Family Fun
- Seafood Experiences in Port Lincoln
- Sealion Experience
- Street Art Trail – Port Lincoln
- Visitor Information Centre
- Welcoming our Cruise Ship Visitors