Tourism and Travel information for the Yorke Peninsula
As you drive along highway one and head to Port Wakefield you will slowly enter the well known holiday destination of the Yorke Peninsula. Located some 90 minutes away from Adelaide this fantastic spot is the ideal place to escape away from it all and holiday in one of the country’s best destinations. Here you can fish for the famous Blue Swimmer Crab, stay in wonderful accommodation by the sea, go surfing, soak up the laidback lifestyle, explore the Innes National Park or just laze on the pristine beaches. Yorke Peninsula is somewhere where you can bring the kids for the ideal family vacation, where you relax and indulge the senses on a romantic trip for two or perhaps even plan your wedding day or special event as there are great function venues and locations that dot their way through the region.
Choose from your choice of Yorke Peninsula accommodation whether it be budget or luxury and have all of the creature comforts of home. Select from caravan parks, bed and breakfast, hostels, luxury hotels, four and five star resorts, self contained apartments and spacious holiday homes for those extended trips away. Base yourself right in the heart of one of the towns, right by the beach or tucked away in the quieter surrounds where you can feel like you are the only ones around for miles. Wake up to beautiful beaches every morning, an abundance of wildlife both in and out of the water, breathtaking scenery in every direction you look and a variety of attractions and activities that are perfect for all ages.
Pack a picnic and spend sometime in the parklands or picnic grounds, see what great catches you can reel in from iconic jetties in the towns, see what charter sparks your interest whether it be for diving or fishing or even take a scenic coastal walk with your own private guide. The coastline is stunning with its rugged cliff faces and secluded coves and there are many great tours which you can book onto all year round that will take you to great locations throughout the region as well as teach you about the history and heritage of the region and some tours will even add a little Aboriginal culture in as well. From arts and crafts, retail stores and boutique outlets you can also do some wonderful shopping in the Yorke Peninsula on your travels! Play a round of golf, dine out so that you can try some of the regions finest produce and freshly caught seafood and enjoy a cold beer to wash it all down with.
There is plenty of family fun from wildlife spotting tours, days at the beach, water sports galore, playgrounds and animal feeding as well as wonderful dining treats, shopping, town attractions and more. The Yorke Peninsula is a destination where you can forget about the everyday stresses of life and just simply relax! The locals are welcoming and friendly, there is plenty of outdoor fun and entertainment no matter what time of year you plan to visit and with pretty much most of the year being beautiful and sunny, you will have every opportunity to enjoy the beaches that the Yorke Peninsula is famous for. Come and discover the attractions, treats and highlights that keep making people from all around come back time and time again for.