Top things to do in Beachport

Top Choice Landmark in Beachport

Woakwine Cutting

Just off the highway 12km north of Beachport is this unbelievable feat of human endeavour – a 28m-deep, 1km-long crevasse gouged through the middle a hill. This amazing ditch was excavated by Murray McCourt (and a f…
Cave in Beachport

Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park

Naracoorte Caves National Park gets all the press and visits from David Attenborough, but at little Tantanoola, midway between Beachport and Mount Gambier, these caves sure are spectacular! Stalactites and stalagmit…
Modern Australian in Beachport

Mayura Station

Mayura Station – a cattle property in Millicent, midway between Mount Gambier and Beachport – has a serious rep for its fine Japanese full-blooded Wagyu beef. Book a table in advance at the classy/farmy dining room …
Pub Food in Beachport

Beachport Hotel

The second-biggest thing in Beachport (after the jetty) is the pub, a chunky old two-storey boozer serving classic Aussie pub grub (if you've never had a 'surf 'n' turf' before, here's your chance). Check out the lo…
Museum in Beachport

Old Wool & Grain Store Museum

In a stately, two-tier National Trust building on the main street you'll find relics from Beachport's whaling and shipping days, rooms decked out in 1870s style, and a display on the local Buandi people. Buy a jar o…
Bakery in Beachport

Baked at Beachport

This cheery ocean-blue bakery on the main street is the place for rolls, pies, scrolls, cakes, slices, buns and biscuits. Sourdough pizzas Friday evenings: try the vegetarian version, with tomato, feta, capsicum, on…
Nature Reserve in Beachport

Beachport Conservation Park

There are some great walking tracks in this 710-hectare park, sandwiched between the coast and Lake George 2km north of town, taking you past Aboriginal middens, sheltered coves, lagoons and bush camping sites (per …
Pub in Beachport

Tantanoola Tiger Hotel

This snug country pub is home to the legendary Tantanoola Tiger. Pull up a bar stool and oggle the famous beast (actually a sheep-eating Assyrian wolf, which met its maker in 1895) over a cold beer and a schnitzel.