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Top Choice Seafood in Ceduna

Ceduna Oyster Bar

Pick up a box of freshly shucked molluscs and head for the foreshore, or sit up on the rooftop here (are the renovations finished yet?) and watch the road trains rumble in from WA. Fresh as can be.
Top Choice Cafe in Streaky Bay


It looks like a big shipping container from the street, but this jaunty corrugated-iron-clad cafe is the town's social pacemaker, with murals, Moroccan lanterns and water views from the wrap-around balcony. Dishes f…
Top Choice Seafood in Port Lincoln

Fresh Fish Place

Check the fish-of-the-day on the blackboard out the front of this fabulous seafood shack. Inside you can buy fresh local seafood straight off the boats (King George whiting, tuna, kingfish, flathead etc), plus Coffi…
Museum in Ceduna

Ceduna School House Museum

This little museum has pioneer exhibits, Indigenous artefacts and a display on the tragic British nuclear tests at Maralinga.
Art Gallery in Ceduna

Ceduna Aboriginal Arts & Culture Centre

The sea-inspired works of local indigenous artists from along the coast steal the show at this casual arts centre.
Museum in Port Augusta

Wadlata Outback Centre

The highlight at this combined museum/visitor centre is the 'Tunnel of Time', which traces local Aboriginal and European histories using audio-visual displays, interactive exhibits and a distressingly big snake.
Museum in Port Augusta

Homestead Park Pioneer Museum

The Homestead Park Pioneer Museum features an original pine-log homestead (1850s) furnished in period style and a well-preserved rail carriage among its exhibits.
Indian in Port Augusta


The sprawling Standpipe motel attracts government delegates and business types with its pool, adjacent golf course and 85 reasonably hip units (doubles/two-bedroom apartments from $128/233), but the main lure is the…
Pub Food in Port Augusta

Cooinda Club

Specialising in pub-style dishes, the Cooinda loves a good theme night (schnitzel, seafood etc). But there's also a few gourmet surprises including the feral mixed grill with venison, emu and 'roo fillet.
Gardens in Port Augusta

Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden

Just north of town, the excellent (and free!) botanic garden has 250 hectares of sand hills, clay flats and desert flora and fauna. Explore on your own, or take a guided tour (10am Monday to Friday). There's a cafe …