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Port Elliot Beach House YHA
13 The StrandPort Elliot 5212
Phone: (+618) 8554 1885
Fax: (+618) 8554 2785
Reception Hours: 8.30am-12.30pm and 5pm-8.30pm.
If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.
Only 400m to the bus stop, Stateliner buses arrive in Port Elliot (on the Fleurieu Peninsula) from Adelaide 4 times daily from Monday to Friday, twice on Saturdays and once on Sundays. Travel time is approximately 1.5-2 hours.
Interstate trains arrive at Keswick Station in Adelaide, only 90 kms from the Port Elliot Beach House Hostel.
Interstate and international planes arrive at Adelaide Airport, 90km from the Port Elliot Beach House Hostel.
Port Elliot, on the Fleurieu Peninsula, is the whale-watching capital of South Australia!
Southern Right Whales move slowly and come very close to shore, often within 100m, offering visitors an intimate experience not to be missed!
Group Size: 10-60
On-site facilities: TV room, car parking, wireless internet, wheelchair access, conference room with overhead projector.
Spacious back yard decking and BBQ area with table and chairs for outdoor eating, as well as large eating area inside with open fireplace and large cooking area to prepare meals for groups.
Things to do: Things to do: There is so much to see and do in this beautiful part of the world that you will never be bored during your visit to Port Elliot and Horseshoe Bay. As events and attractions can be seasonal, the Holiday Park Office offers a wide range of information on activities to keep you occupied.
Ride the historic 'Steam Ranger' or 'Cockle Train' which runs from Goolwa through Port Elliot to Victor Harbor throughout school holidays and most weekends over peak season. Timetables are available at the railway and the Park Office.
Urimbirra Wildlife Park is an open-range park where you can see close at hand an impressive collection of Australian wildlife including a Nocturnal House. Open Daily 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
For those interested in whale watching, a visit to the Whale Watch Centre, in Victor Harbor is a must. They have the most up to date information as to where the whales can be found and a terrific display of these great mammals and their history in the area.
A day out to Greenhills Adventure Park is almost a guarantee of fun for everyone. Facilities include ½ court tennis, water slides, 3-par golf and put-put mini golf, climbing wall, canoeing, go-karts, bouncy pillows and water bikes.
Signal Point at Goolwa offers an informative and educational look at the history of the Port of Goolwa and local surrounds.
A trip to Granite Island is a must. Take a walk across the causeway or catch the horse drawn tram. Whether you view the fairy penguins on their nightly pilgrimage or enjoy the walking trail circumnavigating the island, it offers magnificent views of Encounter Bay and the Bluff. The island is a sanctuary and native marsupials are commonly seen.
The Victor Cinema offers latest release films both mid-week and on weekends at very reasonable prices. Please see Reception for Cinema Guide.
Port Elliot is only a short drive to many of the Fleurieu Peninsula?s and South Australia?s most recognized wine districts including Langhorne Creek, McLaren Vale and Currency Creek. Please see Reception for more information.
Local jetty, rock, and surf fishing spots provide enjoyment for those wishing to try their hand at reeling in that elusive big one. Bait is available at the Holiday Park Office.
Horseshoe Bay: One of the safest & most picturesque swimming bays in Australia offering swimming & body surfing for all ages. Seasonally patrolled.
Ladies Beach: Secluded sandy beach offering swimming and rock pool exploration just south of the Surf Life Saving Club.
Crockery Bay: Small secluded beach ideal for paddling or shell collecting rather than swimming.
Surfing & Body Boarding
Knights Beach: Experienced body boarders or body surfers only.
Boomer Beach: Experienced body boarders or body surfers only.
Fisherman's Bay 'Chicken Run': Board surfing (care needs to be taken).
Horseshoe Bay & Commodore Point: For the more experienced, or further around the Bay (towards the Surf Life Saving Club) for younger children and the less experienced (hardboard surfing not recommended).
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get out and just start walking, any direction. the beaches and bays are just stunning. if its cold just rug up and get going.
take time to mosey around the local Pt Elliot shops and enjoy a cuppa at any of the cafes.
we enjoyed dinner at the Anchorage Hotel in Victor Harbor - great food and service within a decent price range.
Experience the ruggedness and beauty of the Grampians National Park and one of the world's best coastal routes, the Great Ocean Road, on this 3 day experience from Adelaide to Melbourne.
10% discount on Adults 1 hour sightseeing tour or 1/2 hour boat ride
Ph: 0 405125312
15% off all treatments and classes.
Ph: 08 8552 8229
YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)