Sealife, Seafood and Street Art of Eyre Peninsula

Sunday 25th to Saturday 31st August 2024 – 7 Days

Accommodation: Whyalla, Ceduna, Pt Lincoln

Highlights of the tour:

  • «Travel north stopping at Port Wakefield for morning tea near the first of our murals depicting the local industries and events.
  • «Continue on to see more murals at Snowtown, including the water tower celebrating John Hansen, a CFS volunteer for 25 years. We stop for a delicious two course lunch at Pt Pirie.
  • «Once we reach Pt Augusta you are now officially at the top end of Eyre Peninsula. The last leg of the journey today finishes at Whyalla where we will see plenty of street art.
  • «Head inland for our first stop at Kimba, home of the stunning colourful silo showing a young girl standing in a wheat field overlooking a vivid purple sunset. See other street art depicting local history.
  • «On to Wudinna with more street art, before a stop at Pildappa Rock, part of the Gawler Ranges and a rock with the highest and longest wave formation on the Eyre Peninsula.
  • «Minnipa has our next lot of street art, this one being a circular toilet block called the “Concrete Crappa”.
  • «We finally at Ceduna, on the shores of Murat Bay with the port of Thevenard 3 kms to the west.
  • «We will do a tour of the town street art before settling into the Ceduna Foreshore Motel, our home for the next two nights.
  • «Will the whales turn up this year? Let’s find out. We will travel to the Head of the Bight with it’s beautiful ruggard coastline and maybe see the Southern right whales off the shore from the purpose built lookout.
  • If the whales do migrate into Fowlers Bay then we may go there instead, but we won’t know until a few weeks before, they are wild creatures and are unpredictable.
  • «Enjoy a picnic lunch at this iconic site.
  • «Stop at Penong to look at the outdoor Windmill Museum showcasing old, new, big and small windmills including “Bruce” the biggest windmill in Australia. It’s a tribute to the farmer “whirling workhorse” that have nowadays mostly been replaces by solar panels.
  • «Say goodbye to Ceduna and follow the coastline stopping at our first seaside town of Streaky Bay.
  • «See the bronze statue, unveiled in 2022, of local boy Kieren McEvoy, winner of three Melbourne Cups.
  • «Travel to Murphy’s Haystacks, inselberg formations made of pink, massive rock consisting mostly of quartz and orthoclase. They are so named because a traveller in a coach saw the formation in the distance and asked how a farmer could produce so much hay. The farm was owned by a man called Murphy.
  • «More sea life to view at Pt Labatt, the only permanent sea lion breeding colony on mainland Australia.
  • «Sea lions are one of the world’s rarest seals and less than 12,000 survive in the wild today.
  • «Travel on through Pt Kenny and Elliston (with it’s huge wall of street art) and finally arrive at Pt Lincoln for the next two nights.
  • «Take a two hour Calypso Seafood Bay Cruise leaving from Lincoln Cove Marina.
  • «Hear about life of a fisherman with firsthand knowledge of fishing, aquaculture and the colourful local history of bringing seafood to your plate. Sample some of their catch as well.
  • «See the Axel Stenross Museum. See the video about the Finnish carpenter who sailed the mighty oceans on his windjammer SV Olivebank, reaching Pt Lincoln in 1927 and decided to make this place home. Learn about the lost craft of wooden boat building.
  • «Moving on we will take you to visit the unique Rhapsody in Wood. See the beautiful works of art made from natural Australian timbers as they create these stunning maps. A unique trade and a must to see..
  • «see the street art and sights of Pt Lincoln on beautiful Boston Bay. See the statue of Makybe Diva, the first horse to win 3 consecutive Melbourne Cups in 2003,2004 & 2005. View the statue of Matthew Flinders and his cat Trim.
  • «Leave Pt Lincoln in the rear vision mirror and make our way up the coast with our first stop being Tumby Bay, where street art is everywhere.
  • «Each year they have “The Colour Tumby Festival” which includes live painting. Each year well known artists come to Tumby Bay to add to the colour of the town. Of course they have a beautiful painted silo as well showing two boys jumping off the Tumby Bay Jetty.
  • «Make a quick visit to Arno Bay and then on to Cowell with it’s painted silo of local identity Lionel Deer and his camel Diamantina. Lionel bought camels to the local Christmas Pageant for over 30 years
  • «Whilst here we add to our seafood part of the tour with a visit to Turners Oyster with a talk and tour about how the oyster industry operates. Turners Oysters is one of the original family operated farms and supplies fresh oysters, whole or opened, smoked or pickled, oyster kebabs, oyster pies and Kilpatrick or mornay oysters for sale
  • «Arrive at Whyalla where we will take you to Hummock Hill for a panoramic view of the city and of course the circular jetty
  • On our way back home our first stop is Pt Augusta at the top of Spencer Gulf, before travelling onto Pt Pirie to visit one of the best museums in South Australia, the “Stories of the Road Museum”. Run by Liz Martin OAM and dedicated to the trials and tribulations of the men, women and machinery that made Australia the great country it is today
  • «Then the last leg of our journey back home, making a comfort stop at Pt Wakefield, having done a full circle of the Eyre Peninsula, having seen so much beautiful street art, sealife and seafood


  • « Morning tea provided on Day 1
  • « Cooked or continental breakfast on Day 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7
  • « Lunch provided on Day 1, 2, 3 and 7
  • « Enjoy a two course dinner on Day 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
  • « Fully escorted with a tour host
  • « Deluxe coach travel


Twin/Double Share: $2,595 per person
Single Supplement: $515 for 6 nights