Lincoln National Park

Eyre Peninsula & the West Coast

Sea-salty 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. Pay entry fees online or at the Port Lincoln Visitor Information Centre, who can advise on cottage accommodation and bush camping ($12 per vehicle) within the park, including campgrounds at Fisherman's Point, Memory Cove, September Beach and Surfleet Cove.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Eyre Peninsula & the West Coast attractions

1. Beer Garden Brewing

8.61 MILES

Right next door to Port Lincoln's backpacker hostel (savvy positioning), Beer Garden Brewing brings the craft-beer revolution to the Eyre Peninsula…

2. Port Lincoln Railway Museum

8.63 MILES

In the noble heritage-listed Port Lincoln railway station building (1927) and an adjacent freight shed, this trainspotters paradise shines a light on how…

3. Mikkira Station

9.72 MILES

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…

4. Winters Hill Lookout

9.91 MILES

For a show-stopping view over Port Lincoln and Boston Bay extending to the tuna farms and Lincoln National Park beyond, take the drive up to the top of…

5. Axel Stenross Maritime Museum

9.99 MILES

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…

6. Boston Bay Wines

10.14 MILES

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…