Xplore Eyre - Port Lincoln Day Tour
- Duration: 8 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Port Lincoln
- Product code: TE1
Combining food, wildlife and spectacular scenery, this 1-day tour of Australia’s seafood capitol Port Lincoln highlights the best of the destination,showcasing the Eyre Peninsula’s diverse range of experiences. From up close and personal wildlife encounters, to sampling local seafood and wine, all the while enjoying the spectacular coastal scenery of the region with your local guide. The Eyre Peninsula is guaranteed to leave you breathless, fascinated, inspired, and wondering why you hadn’t come sooner.
- Lincoln National Park
- Whalers Way Coastal Drive
- Wild Koalas at Mikkira Station
- Delicious seafood lunch at the Fresh Fish Place
- Boston Bay Winery
- Wildlife encounters at Glen Forrest Tourist Park
- Commentary from our local and passionate guide
You will be picked up from your Port Lincoln accommodation between at 7.30am - 8.00am by prior arrangement and once everyone is on board we’ll start our day heading to Lincoln National Park, which features some of the
most scenic coastline in South Australia. We’ll visit Wanna for great views over Sleaford Bay where you may see abundant native bird life including ospreys, wedgetail eagles and colourful rock parrots along the cliff top. Keep an eye on the water below as in the winter months you may even be lucky enough to spot some whales.
Next, we’ll head to Stamford Hill picnic ground on the other side of the park for morning tea beautiful views across the harbour and a stroll along Surfleet Beach. After morning tea we’ll travel to Fisheries Bay and onto a 14-kilometre scenic coastal drive along Whalers Way to see breathtaking coastline and some of the oldest rocks in
Australia. You’ll be spotting abundant native Australian wildlife such as emus and kangaroos in the sanctuary area so have your camera ready.
If you love wildlife then the next stop will be a highlight, meeting the very friendly koalas at Mikkira Station. The only wild koala colony on the Eyre Peninsula you’ll be able to take that perfect photo as they eat the leaves of
the many Manna Gum trees.
Lunch will be delicious fresh seafood at the award winning Fresh Fish Place followed by a stroll around Port Lincoln Marina and foreshore looking at the extraordinary range of both commercial and private fishing vessels. We’ll jump back on the bus to Billy Lights Point for a different aspect of the harbour and make our way to Boston Bay Winery
for produce tastings and picture-perfect views over Boston Bay.
At Glen Forest Tourist Park you’ll have the opportunity to come up close and personal to kangaroos, parrots and other wildlife. Here you can also have a coffee and do some more wine tasting. Finish the tour on
top of the world at Winters Hill lookout and after a fantastic day we will drop you back to your Port Lincoln accommodation between 5pm and 5.30pm.
- Local guide
- All activities, national park fees and GST
- Morning tea
- Wine tasting
- Pick up and drop off
Cruise ShipsWe also operate a special version of this tour when cruise ships are docked at Port Lincoln. On these days we have tours departing at 10 am and 11 am (prices differ) Itinerary is slightly different but covers most of the activities. Pick-up will be at the Visitor information centre (3 Adelaide Place)
Fri 30 Nov 2018
Sat 22 Dec 2018
Mon 31 Dec 2018
Sun 06 Jan 2019
Sun 27 Jan 2019
Wed 30 Jan 2019
Wed 06 Feb 2019
Sun 10 Feb 2019
Wed 20 Feb 2019
Wed 20 Feb 2019
Fri 22 Feb 2019
Mon 25 Feb 2019
Sat 02 Mar 2019
Wed 13 Mar 2019