Port Elliot is located 5 km to the North East of Victor Harbor and is a charming historic town set on scenic Horseshoe Bay. Port Elliot was established in 1854 and in the same year Australia`s first public horse drawn railway began operation between Goolwa and Port Elliot.
Attractions in town
National Trust historical display at railway station built in the year 1911 and is present in the Strand. Council chambers were built in the year 1879 and police station was built in the year 1853. St Jude`s Church was built in the year 1854 and some of the spectacular views can be seen from Freeman`s Knob present at the end of the Strand. Port Elliot Art Pottery is located on the Main Road. Scheduled stop for steam train rides is located on Steam Ranger which operates between Victor Harbor and Goolwa.
Attractions in the area
Crows Nest Lookout is located 6 km to the north and has some excellent views of the coast. Basham Regional Park is located between the town and Middleton towards the north east of Port Elliot. At Middleton which is 6 km to the North East there is Heritage bakery which has old flour mill and the largest building in the town. Middleton Winery is located further 5 km from the Heritage Bakery.