Yorke Peninsula Visitor Guide : 2015 2016 Yorke Peninsula Visitor Guide
40 yorkepeninsula.com.au | stansbury, stenhouse bay, thompson beach and wallaroo Stenhouse Bay 284 kilometres from Adelaide map reference A12 The southern-most settlement on Yorke Peninsula, Stenhouse Bay, is the entry point to Innes National Park. Although it ceased being a town in the 1970s, its heritage-listed jetty and old mining implements are a reminder that the district was once Australia’s primary source of gypsum for plaster and cement. It is highly likely that almost every older house in southern suburban Australia has Inneston gypsum in it, shipped from Stenhouse Bay. Wallaroo 157 kilometres from Adelaide map reference D5 Kadina might be the regional centre and Moonta the historic centre, but Wallaroo is the apex of the Copper Triangle. A deep-sea port and home to the Spencer Gulf prawn fleet, it’s a popular holiday town, complete with a multi-million dollar marina development. The old waterfront still echoes the era when the docks teemed with men, and the triangle mined, smelted and delivered copper and other metals to the world. Visit the Wallaroo Heritage & Nautical Museum to relive this bustling time in Wallaroo's history, and learn more about the maritime history of the region. Visitors to Wallaroo will find a range of accommodation to choose from. Stay at a beachfront caravan park or choose a self- serviced apartment that looks out over the marina. The long, wide northern beaches feature an eclectic array of beach shacks used by generations of South Australians for a relaxed beachside holiday. Sea life thrives under the town jetty, making this a popular spot for both fishers and divers. Cast your line from the jetty or head out on a fishing charter, you may get lucky enough to catch yourself a feast for dinner. There is also a small range of restaurants and cafés dotted around town, some serving hearty meals, others focusing on afternoon tea and homemade cakes. Wallaroo isn't just a water playground. Golfers will want to give the Wallaroo Golf Club a go, while art lovers should stop by the Art Stop Gallery. If you can, time your visit with the biennial Kernewek Lowender - Copper Coast Cornish Festival. Along with Moonta and Kadina, Wallaroo hosts a variety of events that celebrate the strong Cornish culture and traditions of the region. Corner South and West terraces, Stansbury Ph/Fax: (08) 8852 4136 www.oystercourt.net OYSTER COURT MOTEL Best 180° seaviews on Yorke Peninsula Family-friendly gardens • CLEAN fully air-conditioned self-contained units and rooms • Pools, barbecue, fish cleaning facilities • Mum’s relaxation rating – 5 X 1 Adelaide Road, Stansbury Ph: (08) 8852 4455 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.stansburyholidaymotel.net STANSBURY HOLIDAY MOTEL The Best Views In Yorke Peninsula • Self-contained, standard and spa accommodation • Swimming pool • Barbecue area • Fish cleaning facilities • Cooked and continental breakfast • Walking trails • Children’s playground and trampoline • Wi-Fi • Functions and oceanside weddings Anzac Parade, Stansbury Ph: (08) 8852 4171 Fax: (08) 8852 4414 Email: email@example.com www.stansburycaravanpark.com STANSBURY CARAVAN PARK • Absolute beachfront sites • Seafront villas including disabled facilities • Newly renovated cabins • Indoor camp kitchen and TV area • Fish cleaning facilities • Barbecues, ice • Disabled amenities • Dump point We have pet-friendly sites available at our Oyster Point Drive Park. ‘The Place to be by the Sea’ – relax and explore the southern Yorke Peninsula from our welcoming park and friendly town. Stunning location on the beach overlooking Oyster Bay Property management specialists. Locally owned and operated team offering a unique understanding of the local property market. Beachside Escapes on YP provides a specialised holiday range of properties on Yorke Peninsula. 12 Owen Terrace, Wallaroo Ph: (08) 8823 2033 Fax: (08) 8823 2911 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.beachsideescapesonyp.com.au BEACHSIDE ESCAPES ON YP Thompson Beach 70 kilometres from Adelaide map reference G8 South-west of Dublin, Thompson Beach is part of the Samphire Coast. It is a great place to hop out of the car and stretch your legs, with good walking trails at both ends of the town. Thompson Beach is a good spot for avid birdwatchers. You may come across a variety of bird species, including pelicans, falcons and sandpipers. Blue Swimmer crabs can also be caugh here, so be sure to pack your fishing gear.
2014 Yorke Peninsula Visitor Guide