Port Lincoln sits on Boston Bay which is one of the world's largest natural harbours. This port is Australia's largest tuna fishing area and also has a thriving grain, wheat and sheep industry.
The bay draws tourists for it's water based activities that include swimming, surfing and most water sports. Port lincoln also has a reputation for being the home of the great white shark as they seem to enjoy living in the waters here.
This restored tuna boat has displays and a history lesson on the tuna industry that the town is so famous for. Hindmarsh Street (08 8682 2537).
Captained Flinders discovered this island and thought it to be perfect for sheep farming. The island can be accessed by day cruises from Tasman Terrace.
Famous for the filming of the underwater scenes in the movie 'Jaws" this reef has plenty of real sharks to view. There is a underwater viewing platform here, which has a natural aquarium and a dive cage. Charters for diving and shark viewing tours leave from here as well if you feel more adventurous.
Lincoln National Park
Located 13km south of Port lincoln is this popular national park. There are many bush walks and trails to explore as well as camping facilities.
Located south of Port Lincoln, this park has some of the best rugged coastline, with plenty of walks, caves and beaches to explore. It is a privately run park and there is an entrance fee.