1 Main Street, Port Vincent, South Australia, Australia
Port Vincent foreshore
Blue swimmer Crabs
These much sort after delicacies abound in the shallow water around Port Vincent. Only available at certain times of the year, they are caught either in Crab nets (boat or wharf) or by raking at low tide along either the front or back beach.
Once cooked, they make a delicious if at times slighty messy meal and are accompanied perfectly by a cleansing ale or white wine.
Port Vincent Motel and Apartments offers Guest free use of both Crab nets and/or Crab rakes, so you can try your hand at catching this delicacy, and if successful, we have a crab cooker for free use by guests..
Stenhouse Bay, Inneston, South Australia, Australia
Innes National Park
Approximately 90minutes drive from Port Vincent Motel and Apartments, this popular National Park on the Toe of Yorke Peninsula is close enough to be an ideal day trip from your base in Port Vincent. With long sandy beaches, spectacular scenery, towering cliffs, native fauna & flora, the park is a must visit during your stay.
Port Vincent foreshore
Beach and Water
The usually calm water of the bay at Port Vincent are ideal for all forms of water sports including, Swimming, Kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, skiing & more.
Every now & then a King tide covers the beach, breakwater and even the wharf but even then you can usually fish & kayak.
4a Main street, Port Vincent SA 5581
Chill Out cafe
For that early morning kick starter, or great coffee at any time of the day when visiting Port Vincent, the Chill out Cafe is the place to go. Take-away or enjoy in this cosy establishment.
Also doing great Breakfast and Lunches with a variety of choices.
If a Milkshake is what you fancy then once again the Chill Out is the place to go, only 100 metres walk from the Port Vincent Motel and Apartments.
Yorke Peninsula, SA, Australia
Walk the Yorke
WITH MORE THAN 500 KILOMETRES OF CONTINUOUS SHARED WALKING & CYCLING LEISURE TRAIL, YOU CAN EXPLORE YORKE PENINSULA'S COASTLINE FROM PORT WAKEFIELD TO MOONTA BAY.
With coastal trails & town walks, Walk the Yorke showcases Yorke Peninsula’s spectacular coastline, diverse coastal communities and environments unique to ‘Yorkes’.
The Yorkes trail passes directly through Port Vincent and walks of any distance, offering great scenery, can be taken to the North or South of the town.
Port Vincent SA, Australia
Whether from the Shore or in a boat, the generally calm waters of Port Vincent offer great fishing.
King George Whiting, Australian Herring, Calamari & Garfish are but a few of the varieties regular caught.
The Wharf, Jetty & beaches offer safe shore fishing and the Marina boat ramp allows for easy boat launching to offshore grounds.
Port Vincent Motel and Apartments has dedicated fish cleaning area for the use of Guests. There are Crab nets & rakes for free use by our guests, as well as a crab cooker if your crabbing adventure is successful.
Port Vincent SA, Australia
Some of the wide variety of Birds, Mammals, Fish & more found in the Port Vincent / Southern Yorke peninsula area. If wildlife is your thing then Port Vincent may be a good place to check out.
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Plan your day ahead with the help of this popular weather site but then have a look outside to make sure.
9 Depot Road, Minlaton SA 5575, Australia
Located in Minlaton, only a 20 minute drive from Port Vincent Motel and Apartments this popular
Boutique Brewery offers quality beers & ciders, and is known for friendly atmosphere & quality produce.
http://watsacowie.com.au Check out their website for info on opening hours, events, what they produce & more.
Open 7 days a week
159 Lizard Park Drive, Yorke Valley SA, Australia
Barley Stacks Winery
Barley Stacks Wines was the first commercial vineyard and winery to be established on the traditional barley belt of the Yorke Peninsula, South Australia.
A short drive away from the historic town of Maitland, Barley Stacks Wines offers visitors a unique Australian experience unlike any other. The wine produced at Barley Stacks Wines is made from the grapes grown in the Barley Stacks Wines vineyards, which are crushed, fermented, stored and bottled right on site. This onsite process allows for strict quality control of all facets of wine production. The vineyard has a strong focus on environmental sustainability and ensuring leading edge technology is utilized to maintain consistently high quality wines.
Maitland Road, Minlaton SA, Australia
Harry Butler Memorial
Southern Yorke Peninsulas favourite Son and one of the greatest pioneers of early Australian Aviation, Harry Butler is remembered with a fascinating memorial in Minlaton, only 20 minutes drive from Port Vincent.
One of his planes a red monoplane called the Red devil is on display and there is both a bronze statue of Harry & plenty of information about this local legend.
20 Marine Parade, Port Vincent S,A. 5581
Port Vincent Kiosk
Only a short walk from the Port Vincent Motel and Apartments and enjoying the very rare privilege of being located right over the beach (and sometimes the water!), Port Vincent Kiosk is the ideal place to enjoy a tasty meal, snack or coffee, while taking in fantastic water views.
Having long been an iconic location in Port Vincent, the Kiosk has rightly earned a reputation in recent times of serving up top quality eat-in and take-away food. Do-nuts are a particular favourite for those wanting a sweet fix, but a large range of hot food is available.
Lime Kiln Road, Port Vincent SA, Australia
Port Vincent Water Tower mural
The Port Vincent Water tower is one of a growing number of towers, on Yorke Peninsula, to have had attractive murals painted on their drab concrete exterior. Representative of the areas past and present, Port Vincent's tower pays tribute to the first indigenous inhabitants, the ports history as a grain port, wildlife & todays recreational fishing.
Other Towers can be found at Stansbury, Edithburgh, Coobowie & Yorketown.
Marine Parade, Port Vincent SA, Australia
Alan Powell Walking Trail
This hidden gem of a walk is situated on the Northern edge of Port Vincent and runs along a Gully few who visit Port Vincent will even realise exists. A must do for any energetic bodies visiting Port Vincent.
Easiest access from the town centre, to the trail, is by taking the boardwalk towards the Marina. The walk begins across the road immediately after the last dwelling on the left side and runs either to Lime Kiln road, in a loop to where it begins or onto the Walk the Yorkes trail. You can easily forget that you are just at the edge of town in this quiet, vegetation filled gully.
There are various paths available and Alan Powell trail can be done alone or incorporated as part of the Walk the Yorkes Trail.
Edithburgh SA, Australia
SYP Watertower mural / Troubridge scenic drive
Beginning and ending at Port Vincent is a drive of less than 100km in total but including a wide variety of sights & scenery.
- 5 beautiful Water Tower murals at Port Vincent, Stansbury, Coobowie, Edithburgh & Yorketown. The Coobowie mural is on a large tank so will need to be googled for directions, a google worth doing! A slight detour could take in Port Giles grain silos & Jetty.
- Wattle Point wind farm, where you have a rare opportunity to see huge Wind Turbines up close. The Troubridge scenic route passes through the wind farm.
- The Troubridge scenic drive turns to the coast after passing through the Turbines and runs run along the coast for about 5km's. Places to stop are aplenty as are photo ops along this scenic coast. Both the Troubridge island & Troubridge Point Lighthouses are visible along this drive, although binoculars or a good zoom camera are needed to appreciate the Island lighthouse.
- At the other end of the scenic drive a choice needs to be made on whether you travel on to Port Moorowie and then back to Yorketown or take the shorter route to town. Both drives are through farmland and on either you will pass several salt lakes.
- Visit the Yorketown Bakery, well known for delicious Pies & Pasties. Head back towards Port Vincent and the Yorketown Watertower is situated by the roadside at the edge of town. 25 minutes later you will arrive back at Port Vincent Motel and Apartments.
- An alternative route back to Port Vincent from Yorketown is via Minlaton. Although 20 minutes longer it provides the opportunity to visit the Harry Butler Memorial and see the famous Red Devil, a WW1 plane. After a couple of quiet drinks at the Watsacowie brewery, it's back to Port Vincent.