Things to do in Port Lincoln

Things to do in Port Lincoln

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What to do in Port Lincoln

Explore our range of Port Lincoln attractions and experiences and take your visit to this part of South Australia to the next level.

Known as the ‘seafood capital’ of Australia, Port Lincoln is one of the world’s largest protected harbours (it’s three times the size of Sydney Harbour). People first settled in this city in 1839 and it became known for the fishing industry and seafood.

Nowadays, of course, Port Lincoln is also known as a great base to explore the Eyre Peninsula and for its exciting great white shark experiences. Want to see a great white in the wild? Dare to do a shark cage dive? Port Lincoln is the place to make it happen!

Another experience not to miss is an up-close encounter swimming with sea lions. Swimming with these friendly creatures is fun for all the family (kids must be accompanied by an adult) and there’s even morning tea included to help you refuel after a busy morning in the water with them.

Adventure lovers and families can also enjoy exploring the Lower Eyre Peninsula’s incredible national parks - Coffin Bay National Park and Lincoln National Park. With magnificent scenery, stunning coastline and an abundance of wildlife it’s easy to see why Port Lincoln and surrounding town like Coffin Bay, Elliston, Cummins and Tumby Bay attract visitors from far and wide.

So, plan a visit or make the most of your time here with our Port Lincoln adventures, like a great white shark sighting experiences and the chance to swim with sea lions.

How far is Port Lincoln from Adelaide?

Port Lincoln is approximately 650 kilometres from Adelaide by road and the journey takes around seven hours.

Other ways of getting from Adelaide to Port Lincoln include by air, with direct flights taking around 50 minutes.

Other options include ferry services, private boats and cruise ships. Check availability of these services in advance to avoid disappointment.