Attractions and Museums


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Koppio Smithy Museum

Koppio Smithy Museum

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The museum is set in the picturesque Koppio Hills and features the original Blacksmith shop and two bedroom cottage (restored), ‘Glenleigh’ a lovely thatch cottage (1890), the Koppio one-teacher schoolhouse (1934 to 1970) also featuring a unique collection of very early Aboriginal artefacts,.....
Tuesday to Sunday, public holidays and school holidays 10.00am - 5.00pm
Ph. 08  8684 4243

National Trust Museum tumby Bay

National Trust Museum Tumby Bay

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Tumby Bay Museum contains memorabilia of local transport, churches, shipping, shops, early settlers, agriculture, entertainment, hospital, war and various household items, ...Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 10.00am - 5.00pm Friday , Sunday & Monday from 2.00pm - 4.00pm.Saturday from 10.00am - 12.00pm. Also open when sign is displayed or by request.
Ph. 08 8688 2760

Ritz Cafe and Takeaway Tumby Bay

Excell Blacksmith and Engineering Museum

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Open each month on the 4th Sunday from 2pm to 4pm all year.
From September to April we are also open on the 2nd Sunday as well.
Alternatively, arrange a visit at any time by phoning:
Ian on 0429 635 648, David on 0427 215 293 or Rex on 0418 335 206

Ross Story clydesdale horse and trolley ride

Ross Story's Clydesdale Horse and Trolley Ride

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Clip clop around local points of interest accompanied by commentary and humour from long-time local resident Ross Story.
Tours depart the Caravan Park most evenings, check the local notice board outside the kiosk for daily departure times.

Ritz Cafe and Takeaway Tumby Bay

Sir Joseph Banks Group of Islands

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With more than 70 species of fish, Sir Joseph Banks Group Marine Park is a popular fishing spot for both recreational and commercial fishers alike.
Its low-lying rocky islands, shallow reefs and sheltered sandy bays provide plenty of opportunities for anglers to try their luck for King George whiting, snapper, prawns and rock lobster. Or join a charter, which will take you to the area’s best fishing sites.

Tumby Bay Craft Shop

Tumby Bay Craft Shop

One of the pleasures of living in Tumby Bay, is being able to obtain delicious, home-baked cakes, biscuits, jams, relishes and oils when you wish.    From the same outlet you can also purchase fine, locally-crafted jewellery, sewing, knitting, crocheting and wood craft, whilst you’re picking up your free-range eggs, choosing a potted plant and if you’re lucky, some home-grown vegetables.
Open Monday to Friday

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Glen Forrest tourist park

Glen Forest Tourist Park

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Glen-Forest Tourist Park is set in very picturesque surroundings just 15 minutes drive from Port Lincoln, South Australia. With many attractions to suit all ages it is the ideal location for family picnics, birthday parties, social clubs, school excursions and bus tours. Glen-Forest Tourist Park is a 400 acres farm, with 120 acres dedicated to the animal park. 80 acres of vineyard also exists on the property, varieties grown are: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Shiraz, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay.

Leafy Seadragons Tumby Bay

Leafy Seadragons Tumby Bay Jetty

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They are called by this name as they have what looks like a leaf on their body. This is the main way that they are able to remain well hidden from predators. They are well known around Australia as a source of good luck.

Diving Guide
Jamie (Yook) Coote
Ph. 0472 625 735

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