Streaky Bay is located on the Eyre Peninsula, 110km from Ceduna and 592km from the SA/WA border. This gorgeous little beachside town is a great place to relax by the beach, explore the coastline and is the perfect stop over before or after travelling across the Nullarbor.
The area is renowned for its fabulous fishing, in particular Snapper and King George Whiting. Other commonly caught fish include Salmon, Sweep, Garfish, Mulloway, Snook and Tommy Ruffs. There are plenty of beaches and cliffs along the coast to throw in a line.
Blue Swimmer Crabs
are also caught during the summer months and Razor Fish (similar to Scallops) can be found upon low tide all year round and they are very tasty. Take a bucket and a knife and walk out on the low tide flats and dig up the long shells, but be sure to wear enclosed footwear as they are very sharp.
Oyster farms are also plentiful around here and can be enjoyed by the dozen for only a portion of the regular cost. This really is a seafood haven and all sorts of fresh local catch are available to enjoy.
The surrounding coastline is stunning and there are many tracks to take to various beaches and fishing spots within 60km of town. It’s worth making a day of it. Cape Bauer has spectacular views with waves lapping against cliff faces and seas of blues and greens.
Other beaches along the coast such as Hallys Beach, Back Beach and Tractor Beach
boast beautiful white sands and turquoise blue waters of the Southern Ocean. Dogs are permitted at these beaches.
Close to town is Little Islands Beach, a nice beach to fish, sunbake, relax or play with your pet. There’s plenty of room for everyone to spread out and have their own space.
Point Labatt sea lion colony is only 60km from town and is the only permanent breeding colony in Australia. Viewing is only permitted from the cliff top platform and water entry is prohibited as the sea lions are an endangered species.
Streaky Bay is so scenic and relaxing. The foreshore caravan park has sites just metres from the calm bay water. The sun and the sand are the perfect setting. You won’t want to leave.
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