Cruise Ship Tours
We are excited to welcome more Cruise Ships. With most ships, there is free shuttle service from the terminal into the centre of town and back to the boat or a 5 min walk along our lovely foreshore.
We do as much as we can to take the hassle out of trying to find shore tours.
Please find below an example and price guide of the tours that are on offer for cruise ship days. Please note these are not confirmed tour itineraries and prices may differ, you are welcome to contact us at a closer date to check availability and tour specifics.
Tasting Eyre tours Full Day $99 per person
Be greeted at the bus by one of the Tour Guides who will provide commentary and information throughout the tour. Visit to Lincoln National Park- Walk up Stamford Hill for a beautiful view over the park and coastline. After a short walk there will be morning tea provided. From there the tour will follow down the coast to Whalers Way, a scenic limestone coastline with spectacular Blowholes and Theakstones Crevasse. Then have the opportunity to see some of the local Koalas at Mikkira Station Koala Sanctuary with a picnic lunch provided. After a tour of the town you will journey to Glen Forrest Animal Park to meet some Australian wild and domestic animals or Play a round of mini golf (fees apply). To complete the day you will have a wine tasting at Boston Bay Winery before being dropped of at departure point.
Tasting Eyre tours Half Day $79 per person
Be greeted at the bus by one of the Tour Guides who will provide commentary and information throughout the tour. The tour heads south of Port Lincoln visiting Sleaford Bay lookout then to Whalers way, scenic limestone coastline with spectacular Blowholes and Theakstones Crevasse. Enjoy a picnic lunch at Mikkira Station Koala Sanctuary. After a tour of the town you will journey to Glen Forrest Animal Park to meet some Australian wild and domestic animals or Play a round of mini golf (fees apply). To complete the day you will have a wine tasting at Boston Bay Winery before being dropped of at departure point.
Fresh Fish Place Oyster and Seafood Tasting, $25 per person.
This Tour is based on learning about our diverse local fishing and aquaculture industries, observe how the fisherman’s catch is received, packed and stored. View the many and varied species of the day. See how to open Oysters, peel Prawns, clean Squid and witness the famous King George Whiting being filleted at high speeds. Taste the renowned Coffin Bay Oyster and enjoy in-house smoked fish and pickled Mussels, Squid, Octopus & Scallops.
Fred’s Marina Cruise, $50 Adult, $40 Concession, Children pricing available. 1.5 hours.
Let Fred take you on a comprehensive tour through the waterways of the Lincoln Cove Marina. Relax on board the Tesla, a unique electric canal cruiser and soak up the surroundings and rich history of Port Lincoln’s fishing industry. Quiet, eco-friendly and tranquil—a simply perfect way to discover our millionaire’s paradise and Australia’s largest commercial fishing fleet. You’ll hear first-hand knowledge from someone with 40 years of experience in Australia’s fishing industry. Fred has watched the evolution of the seafood trade and the coming-of-age of Port Lincoln’s famous Southern Bluefin Tuna industry.
Sea Lion and Aquaculture Sightsee Cruise, Adults $85, Concession $80. Children pricing available. 3 hours
. *Must be pre-booked.
Cruise the waters of beautiful Boston Bay with local operator, Peter Dennis while learning about the Tuna & Aquaculture industries. View working Tuna or King Fish Farms and our friendly seals frolicking nearby. Taste fresh Blue Fin Tuna Sashimi while anchored in sheltered waters. Full commentary is given throughout this small personalised cruise.
Scenic Tour to Coffins Bay Day Tour, $99 per person
Beginning with a Town Tour of Port Lincoln and a photo opportunity at Winters Hill Lookout before proceeding over to Coffin Bay where you will get to learn about Coffin Bay and the Pacific Oysters with a local operator Pure Coffin Bay Oysters. Following this enjoy Lunch at the Coffin Bay Pub (Pub in the Scrub) provided to the value of $25. To complete the day a Wine Tasting at Boston Bay Winery with fantastic views over the vineyard before being returned to your departure point.
Tour with Jack, starting from $90 for 4 hours
Spend a few hours with Jack Davies. Jack’s intimate knowledge of the West Coast of South Australia, his many decades as a commercial fisherman and aquaculturalist, his love of exploring the many remote coastal nooks and his passion for photography ensure he can tailor a broad range of tour options to suit your interests, time frames and budget.
Private tours are available. Please contact us if you would like something personal or for a group, we are happy to arrange something for you.
Guided City Hop On/Hop Off Bus $30 per person. The first bus departs at either 10am or 10:30am (this depends on ship passenger disembarkation time). There are 2 buses and they will continue to go around the route for the day, with the last loop at approximately 3pm. You are welcome to get off at any stop, the next bus will be approximately 45 minutes.
Stop 1 – Port Lincoln Railway Museum
Has preserved the history and nostalgia of a time when the railway line was the vital lifeline for the region. The Museum has an extensive collection of memorabilia, photographs, and historical documents covering the railway history.
Entry $5 Adults $4 Concession $1 Children
Stop 2 – Beer Garden Brewing
Eyre Peninsulas first craft brewery and tasting bar.
Has ten revolving taps of local and Australian beers and ciders on offer. Sample beer paddles are available, with the kitchen open all day, highlighting locally sourced produce including Spencer Gulf Prawns and Boston Bay Smallgoods.
Stop 3 – Cruisers Hub Café at the Port Lincoln Cove Marina
At the Marina you will view the largest commercial fishing fleet in the Southern Hemisphere, visit the Fisherman’s Memorial and have the opportunity to enjoy local food and a beverage from the Marina Hotel or Cruisers Hub Café.
Stop 4 – Fresh Fish Place
Feast your eyes on our range of local Seafood. Purchase fresh local fish n chips or take a Tour and learn all about the local fishing industries and see the fish being prepared for market, enclosed foot wear is required.
Guided Tours are $25 Adult, $12.50 Child (3 to 16yo) or $64 family (2Ad +2Ch)
Stop 5 – Flinders Park
You can visit the Mill and Settlers cottages which relates to the districts first settlement families.
Entry for Mill Cottage is $5 Adult, $4 Concession and .50 cents for children.
Entry for Settlers cottage is $4 Adult and $2 concession
Stop 6 – Old Mill Lookout
Enjoy the magnificent views of Port Lincoln and Boston Bay.
Stop for approx. 5 minutes for a brief photo opportunity and re-join the bus to continue on or you may choose to take the short walk back to the CBD.
Stop 7 – Axel Stenross Maritime Museum
You can take a step back in time to see the collection of historic boats and maritime relics at this working museum.
Entry is $7 Adults, $6 Concession, $4 Students, $2 Children or $14 Family (2A2C)
Stop 8 – Return to the Port Lincoln Foreshore (Makybe Diva Statue)
You can have your photo with the Makybe Diva statue (winner of three Melbourne Cups) and visit the Port Lincoln Visitor Information Centre, to purchase your gifts and souvenirs.
All tours have been setup on the day to accommodate the Cruise Ships timetable so that you will be able to arrive back to board in time.
To contact us you can call us on 1300 788 378 or email at email@example.com. Tour bookings will also be available on the day.
We hope you enjoy visiting Port Lincoln!