Port Lincoln is known as the "Seafood Capital of Australia" with a population of approximately 14,500. Port Lincoln is a major commercial centre for the Eyre Peninsula and a popular destination for visitors. Port Lincoln overlooks Boston Bay and makes an ideal base to explore the coast and experiences Eyre Peninsula has to offer.
There are many activities you can enjoy if you are a lone traveller, family or interest group. Some of the City's highlights you can see on foot include:
Axel Stenross Museum - Filled with maritime history, relics and artefacts from the windjammer days. Small entry fee applies.
Main Shopping Precinct - Stroll along Tasman Terrace and Liverpool Street to discover a variety of eateries, gifts, clothing, jewellery, homewares, books, cameras, electrical goods and applicances and much more.
Makybe Diva - Have your photo taken with the famous, life size bronze statue of our 3 time Melbourne Cup winner.
Mayne Gallery - Local artist display of pottery, silks, china painting, lead lighting, knits and paintings on King Street.
Mill and Settlers Cottage - In the grounds of the beautiful Flinders Park. Open from 10am. Small entry fee applies.
Nautilus Arts Centre - Visit the gallery bursting with works from our local talented artists, artwork and handcraft are available for purchase.
Old Mill - Climb the historic "old mill" to see panaramic views of Port Lincoln and Boston Bay.
Railway Museum - Preserves the history and nostalgia of a by-gone era. Small entry fee applies.
RSL Club Military - Memorabilia display, an impressive tribute to our brave diggers. Gold coin donation.
Port Lincoln also has a national park to explore together with beautiful beaches located around the area. Try dropping in a line and catch one of many species of fish the area has to offer. Enquire locally regarding the safest, and best swimming and fishing spots.
We recommend that you visit the Port Lincoln Visitor Information Centre on 3 Adelaide Place, Port Lincoln or view their website www.visitportlincoln.net to find out about all the exciting tours and attractions on offer in and around Port Lincoln and Eyre Peninsula.