Thank you for visiting the Port
Lincoln Accommodation website.
Port Lincoln is a small city of
14000 people situated at the bottom tip of the Eyre Peninsula and
boasts a large natural harbour.
Some information about Port
Lincoln and it's surrounding area.
The first permanent settlers
arrived in March 1839 aboard the ships Abeona, Dorset and Porter.
It was initially considered for the capital of South Australia
because of the large deep sea harbour but because of the lack of
fresh water Adelaide was chosen instead.
The main industries in Port
Lincoln are fishing, a large grain loading facility and
The majority of Australia’s
tuna boats are located in Port Lincoln, the tuna is caught in the
Great Australian Bight and then farmed behind Boston Island for
export to Japan. Other fisheries are prawn, abalone, mussel and
oyster leases in Coffin Bay
While in Port Lincoln you can go
and take a boat trip to visit tuna farms, fishing for king george
whiting or even go diving with great white
If you don't want to be on the
water there are Museums to visit, Mill Cottage, Axel Stenross
etc... or just sip a café latte on the
One of the treasures are our
beautiful National Parks, all within half an hour drive where it is
easy to find a secluded beach to go for a walk and a picnic.
Whalers Way with its rugged coastline is also worth a visit, there
is also a small koala colony at Mikkira on the way there. If
traveling with children; don’t miss Glen Forest Animal
If you are planning a visit to
Port Lincoln there are lots of accommodation places to choose from
whether it is for a short stay or a longer vacation. For
accommodation in Port Lincoln, Coffin Bay or Tumby Bay Click on the
links for a comprehensive list of places to stay, if we missed one
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