Port Lincoln is the seafood and aquaculture capital of Australia, home to the country’s largest commercial fishing fleet and renowned for its southern bluefin tuna, King George whiting, Western King prawns and Southern Rock lobster.
Situated on Boston Bay – one of the largest protected natural harbours in the world and three times the size of Sydney Harbour – Port Lincoln offers visitors a myriad of unique experiences, both on and off the water, including 4wd tours, culinary experiences, fishing and aquatic activities on Boston Bay, swimming with tuna and sealions and exploring the area’s sheltered beaches and booming surf beaches.
Port Lincoln is also the departure point for one of Australia’s most breathtaking experiences, diving with the Great White Sharks.
Boasting some of the most sought after seafood in the world Port Lincoln is a culinary tourist’s dream. With award winning restaurants and the ability to experience the food journey from product to plate.
Since the first settlers arrived in 1839 aboard the ships Abeona, Dorset and Porter, Port Lincoln has developed into a well-serviced, welcoming seaside city. In fact, had there been more fresh water, Port Lincoln might have become the capital of South Australia.
Shopping, accommodation and dining options range from budget to luxury.
The city also offers excellent sporting and recreational facilities, including yachting, go-karting, horseracing, windsurfing, golfing, skin diving, kayaking, kite surfing, paddle boarding and surfing.
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