Reel change: Environmental improvements for Onkaparinga River

This project, funded by the Recreational Fishing Grants Programme (Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources) and supported by RecFish SA and OzFish Unlimited is a new approach that enable recreational fishers to participate in environmental undertakings. Dr. Travis Howson, Habitat Officer at RecFish SA and project leader explains “uniquely, limestone blocks were deployed over […]

Find out what you’re missing out on – visit Lower Eyre Peninsula

The District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula is home to many attractions and activities and while you’re there don’t forget to visit Tumby Bay and Port Lincoln. With over 700 kilometres of coastline, much of it within the Lincoln and Coffin Bay National Parks, there are endless opportunities to visit and experience this magnificent part […]

Water lovers spoilt for choice at Limestone Coast paradise

Located halfway between Adelaide and Melbourne the District offers recreational fishers the opportunity to fish in the pristine fresh waters of the Glenelg River or launch a boat and explore the rugged waters of the Southern Ocean. The Glenelg River is the place to go for fresh water fishing adventures. It forms as a natural […]

Yorke Peninsula’s Family Markets

If scouring a treasure trove of lotions, potions, plants, crafts and produce, handmade gifts and delicious baked goods is your ideal morning out, then the Yorke Peninsula leaves you spoilt for choice. Here’s a peek at some of what you’ll find in the region this summer. Stansbury Seaside MarketsThe Stansbury Seaside Markets have earnt a […]

How to apply for a Boat Licence in SA

You must hold a current boat operator’s licence to operate any type of recreational vessel fitted with an engine, regardless of the size of the boat or its engine, or whether the engine is being used at the time. If you hold a current commercial qualification like a coxswain or master certificate you can operate […]

Every minute counts in search and rescue

The best way to call for help is with two-way communication like a radio or satellite phone but, if this is impossible, you should activate a distress beacon. When you are operating a boat, two nautical miles or more from the coast chances are you may be required to carry a specific type of distress […]

Seafood lovers’ paradise at Yorkes

Just a short drive from Adelaide, Yorke Peninsula boasts sandy beaches and local seafood that lends a culinary experience. Take a day or the weekend and soak up the sun on one of the many spectacular beaches Yorke Peninsula has to offer. And when hunger strikes, you’ll be spoilt for choice with local delicacies like […]

Eyre Peninsula – the perfect catch of fishing destinations

If you’re looking for an adventure in the great outdoors, the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia is the perfect destination this summer. Boasting pristine waters, a stunning coastline and warm and welcoming hospitality from the locals, Australia’s ‘seafood frontier’ has something for every fisherman – and for those members of the family not so interested […]

Six reasons to visit Yorkes this summer

As the temperatures begin to soar and the sun sizzles over the golden grain, there are two numbers you need to bear in mind: 700 and 25,000. Seven hundred is the total length of the Yorke Peninsula coastline in kilometres; 25,000 is the total population of Yorkes. So even if the entire population decided to […]

Escape to “The Bay” for boating, fishing & holidaying enthusiasts

Port MacDonnell, Australia’s southern rock lobster capital, is situated 28kms south of the city of Mount Gambier; and is also South Australia’s most southerly town. Port MacDonnell, or “The Bay” as the locals refer to it, is a place to escape, relax on the attractive beaches, and enjoy a meal at one the local cafes […]