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Coffin Bay Day Tour with - Explore Eyre

Scenery, Food, Wine and Oysters!

The Best Port Lincoln DayTour

Coffin Bay is Australia’s premier oyster growing destination. Our small groups Coffin Bay day tour begins in Port Lincoln and combines the best local produce, meet-the-supplier experiences, stunning coastal scenery, and wildlife encounters, giving you a real ‘taste’ of the region.

Your day will include the following highlights;

  • Explore Coffin Bay National Park and its footprint free beaches
  • Engage in the ‘Pure Coffin Bay Oysters’ personalised Oyster Lease Tour and Tastings
  • Fresh seafood lunch at 1802 Oyster Bar
  • See native wildlife in its own environment
  • Visit Beer Garden Brewing and taste their signature Eyre Peninsula Ale

Departs/Returns:

Port Lincoln accommodation;

  • Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
  • Pick-ups from 7:30am
  • Returns: 5:00pm approx.
What is Included:
  • Local guide
  • All activities and national park fees
  • Morning tea
  • Pure Coffin Bay Oyster Lease Tour
  • Seafood Lunch at 1802 Oyster Bar
  • Beer Garden Brewing Tasting – Fresh Eyre on Tap!
  • Accommodation Pick up and drop off

Coffin Bay Day Tour - Pure Coffin Bay Oyster Lease Tour
Coffin Bay Day Tour – Pure Coffin Bay Oyster Lease Tour

What you need:

  • Comfortable footwear
  • Appropriate clothing for colder weather
  • Hat and Sunglasses
  • Please consider a Sustainable Water Bottle
  • Please use Coral Safe Sunscreen
  • Camera/Phone
Coffin Bay Day Tour Itinerary:
Departs Daily except Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

You will be picked up from your Port Lincoln accommodation between at 7.30am – 8.00am by prior arrangement and once everyone is on board we’ll start our day heading to Coffin Bay National Park, which features some of the most scenic coastline in South Australia.

Coffin Bay Day Tour – Spot native Wildlife
Coffin Bay Day Tour – Spot native Wildlife

Take your shoes and walk on the footprint free Almonta Beach and later have morning tea overlooking Coffin Bay National Park with spectacular 360-degree views.

Coffin Bay Day Tour – Enjoy stunning scenery.
Coffin Bay Day Tour – Enjoy stunning scenery.

Next its time for the tour highlight boarding the boat and travelling with Pure Coffin Bay Oysters out to their oyster lease, learning about the industry, how to shuck your own oysters and then tasting them.  Then you’ll understand why Coffin Bay Oysters are recognised throughout the world, grown in the wild, just as nature intended.

Coffin Bay Day Tour - Pure Coffin Bay Oyster Lease Tour
Coffin Bay Day Tour – Pure Coffin Bay Oyster Lease Tour

We’ll take a town tour from the boat before we sit down for lunch at iconic seafood restraint – 1802 Oyster Bay to sample more fresh Coffin Bay seafood including King George Whiting, a favourite fish of the region.  If you are not a seafood lover fear not, there are lots of other options.

Coffin Bay Day Tour - Seafood Lunch at 1802 Oyster Bar
Coffin Bay Day Tour – Seafood Lunch at 1802 Oyster Bar

After a shared feast of local produce, we jump back onto the bus and on the way back into Port Lincoln visit the oldest standing structure in Port Lincoln – The Old Mill.  Built in 1846 as part of a flour mill complex, it was never used for that purpose however now its fully restored and a lookout tower with amazing views over the city and Boston Bay.

Coffin Bay Day Tour – Australia's Premier Oyster Destination.
Coffin Bay Day Tour – Australia’s Premier Oyster Destination.

Our final destination is the Eyre Peninsula’s only craft brewery – Beer Garden Brewing, to taste their signature Beer, Eyre Peninsula Ale.  Not a beer drinker, that’s OK as the venue champions other great Eyre Peninsula products including food, cider, wine and coffee.

Coffin Bay Day Tour - Eyre Peninsula’s only craft brewery – Beer Garden Brewing
Coffin Bay Day Tour – Eyre Peninsula’s only craft brewery – Beer Garden Brewing

At the completion of the tour, we will drop you back to your Port Lincoln accommodation between 5pm and 5.30pm.

Note: Itineraries may change due to weather or other circumstances
Important Information
  • Itineraries may be subject to change dependant on weather and other circumstances
  • Prices are in Australian Dollars (AU$)
  • Dietary requirements can be catered for but please ensure you advise at time of booking
  • Child rates apply to children 12 and under and infants under 2 are free
  • Please note that cruise ship day tours have a different itinerary.

Cancellation/Refund Policy
  • If you cancel at least 15 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is 20% cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 8 and 14 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 50% cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 7 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100% cancellation fee.
  • Unless otherwise stated all refunds will incur a 10% administration fee

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