1 Main Street, Port Vincent, South Australia, Australia
Only two minutes walk from The Port Vincent Motel & Apartments, this friendly venue is a great place to enjoy a drink, meal or both. With TAB and gaming facilities, the pub also has spectacular views over the bay.
Port Vincent foreshore
Blue swimmer crabs
Blue swimmer crabs abound in the shallow water around Port Vincent. Only found at certain times of the year, they can be caught in crab nets from a boat or the wharf. If you're really keen, raking at low tide along either the front or back beach is almost guaranteed to get you a feed.
Port Vincent Motel and Apartments offers free use of crab nets and rakes for guests. If you are successful, we even supply a crab cooker!
Dhilba-Guuranda Innes National Park
You won't be disappointed with a day trip to Dhilba-Guuranda Innes National Park. Approximately 90 minutes drive from Port Vincent, to the "toe" of the Peninsula, the park abounds with wildlife, spectacular beaches and unforgettable scenery. You can even take a self guided tour through the Inneston ghost town. Pop into the Marion Bay Tavern for refreshments or a wood-fired pizza on your way home.
Port Vincent foreshore
Our beautiful stretch of bay is generally clam and welcoming. There's plenty of water activities to enjoy; swimming, kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, skiing, paddle-boarding, just to name a few.
4a Main street, Port Vincent SA 5581
Chill Out cafe
For that early morning kick starter, or great coffee (or milkshake) at any time of day, head to the Chill out Cafe. It's only a short walk from Port Vincent Motel and Apartments and the home of great breakfast and lunch options
Yorke Peninsula, SA, Australia
Walk the Yorke
"Walk the Yorke" is made up of more than 500 kilometres of continuous shared walking and cycling trails. It is possible to explore YP's coastline from Port Wakefield and all the way around to Moonta Bay.
Shorter walks are available, including through Port Vincent, and the trail is well sign-posted. Strolling the coastal trails is a great way to take in the spectacular views and diverse coastal communities.
Port Vincent SA, Australia
Whether you fish from the shore, the wharf or a boat, there is great fishing to be found in Port Vincent. King George whiting, Australian herring, calamari and garfish are some of the varieties regularly caught. If heading out in a boat, the Marina boat ramp allows for easy launching to offshore grounds.
At Port Vincent Motel and Apartments, we have a dedicated fish cleaning area for the use of guests as well as crab nets and rakes and crab cooker,
Port Vincent SA, Australia
A wide variety of birds, mammals, fish and birds are found in our local area. Kangaroos and emus can be found all over and are abundant in Dhilba-Guuranda innes National Park. You can often spot seals and dolphins frolicking off our beaches and nearby Edithburgh is the well known home of the unique Leafy Sea Dragon.
9 Depot Road, Minlaton SA 5575, Australia
Located in Minlaton, only a 20 minute drive from Port Vincent, Watsacowie is a boutique brewery offering quality beers and ciders. Popular with locals and visitors, the brewery often has live music and is known for friendly atmosphere.
Operating seven days a week, check out their website for opening times.
159 Lizard Park Drive, Yorke Valley SA, Australia
Barley Stacks Winery
Barley Stacks Winery was the first commercial vineyard and winery to be established in the traditional barley belt of Yorke Peninsula.
A short drive away from Maitland, Barley Stacks wines are grown and produced on site. The vineyard has a strong focus on environmental sustainability and ensuring leading edge technology is utilized to maintain consistently high quality wines. Be sure to drop in and try some of their produce.
Maitland Road, Minlaton SA, Australia
Harry Butler Memorial
Southern Yorke Peninsula's favourite son and one of the great pioneers of early Australian aviation, Harry Butler is remembered with a fascinating memorial in Minlaton, only 20 minutes drive from Port Vincent.
"The Red Devil", Harry's red monoplane is on static display in a purpose built hangar and you can also take a photo with the nearby bronze statue of Harry and read all about this local legend.
20 Marine Parade, Port Vincent S,A. 5581
Port Vincent Kiosk
Located on the foreshore (and sometimes on the water!) The 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 and just a short stroll from our Motel, the Kiosk has earned a reputation of serving up top quality eat-in and take-away food.
Lime Kiln Road, Port Vincent SA, Australia
Port Vincent water tower
Recently painted with colourful murals, the Port Vincent water tower is one of a growing number of local towers to have their concrete exterior brought to life. The murals pay tribute to the first Indigenous inhabitants, the area's history as a grain port, wildlife and recreational fishing. Other towers can be found nearby at Stansbury, Edithburgh, Coobowie and Yorketown.
Marine Parade, Port Vincent SA, Australia
Alan Powell Walking Trail
The Alan Powell Walking Trail is one of Port Vincent's hidden secrets. Starting at the northern end of town and running along a gully, it's the perfect spot to stretch your legs and enjoy the local scenery.
Easiest access is from the town centre, along the boardwalk towards the Marina. There are various paths available and Alan Powell trail can be done alone or incorporated as part of the Walk the Yorke trail.
SYP water tower mural trail / Troubridge scenic drive
If one colourful water tower isn't enough, why not head out and look at all five? You will find them at Port Vincent, Stansbury, Coobowie, Edithburgh and Yorketown. While in Edithburgh, check out the Wattle Point Wind Farm and the Troubridgescenic drive - there are plenty of photo opportunities along this scenic coast. Both the Troubridge island and Troubridge Point Lighthouses are visible along this drive.