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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, squid etc), p…
National Park in Port Lincoln

Lincoln National Park

Lincoln National Park is 13km south of Port Lincoln. You'll find roaming emus, roos and brush-tailed bettongs, safe swimming coves, vast dunes and pounding surf beaches. Entry is via self-registration on the way in.…
Cafe in Port Lincoln

Rogue & Rascal

In one corner of Port Lincoln's old art-deco Civic Hall (now the progressive Nautilus Arts Centre; www.nautilusartcentre.com.au) – Rogue & Rascal does a reasonable impersonation of a big-city cafe. Sleek black t…
Winery in Port Lincoln

Boston Bay Wines

Seems like everywhere you go in SA these days there's a winery cellar door (…well, except the desert). Port Lincoln is no exception. On the northern outskirts of town, Boston Bay Wines does a mean merlot and a Great…
Pub Food in Port Lincoln

Marina Hotel

This rather Mediterranean-looking pub bistro at the entrance to Port Lincoln's marina (check out the tuna fleet while you're in the 'hood) is a top spot for a sunset drink or big beef burger, a seafood laksa or some…
Italian in Port Lincoln

Del Giorno's

The busiest eatery in town, and with good reason: there's decent coffee, big breakfasts and excellent local produce (especially seafood) at prices lower than at the pubs. Excellent pizzas, pastas and mains from the …
Museum in Port Lincoln

Axel Stenross Maritime Museum

Chart Port Lincoln's history of boat-building, sailing and whaling in this tin-shed museum on the shores of Boston Bay, just north of town (look for the marooned 1946 tug Nabilla by the highway). It's named after a …
Cafe in Port Lincoln

GLO

A local hang-out a block away from the beach (and thus not on many tourist radars), GLO serves wholesome organic quiches, wraps, salads, falafels, couscous and Port Lincoln's best coffee. What's the soup of the day?
Cultural in Port Lincoln

Tunarama Festival

The annual Tunarama Festival on the Australia Day weekend in January celebrates every finny facet of the tuna-fishing industry (including the ethically questionable 'tuna toss').
Wildlife Reserve in Port Lincoln

Mikkira Station

About 20km south of Port Lincoln, Mikkira Station was Eyre Peninsula’s first sheep station, and is also home to more koalas than seems plausible, plus the endemic Port Lincoln parrot. Buy a permit (camping or day-tr…