Streaky Bay is located 727 km to the north west of Adelaide and is a holiday town, fishing port and agricultural centre. Matthew Flinders the explorer named the bay for streaking effect caused by seaweed.
The town is virtually surrounded by small bays and coves, towering cliffs, etc.
Attractions in town
Powerhouse Restored Engine centre is located on the Alfred Tce which displays old working engines. Hospital Cottage is the first building in Streaky Bay which is now a private residence. St Canutes Catholic Church is located on the Poochera Road and was built in 1912. In the month of April Cup Race Meeting is held.
Attractions in the area
Magnificent coastal scenery and rugged cliffs welcome visitors to Streaky Bay. There are also snorkeling and diving areas. 20 km to the north west of Streaky Bay one can experience spectacular cliff top views across the bight. Point Labatt Conservation Park is located 55 km to the South East of Streaky Bay and has permanent colony of Australian sea-lions on the mainland. Port Kenny located 62 km to the South East on Venus Bay offers excellent fishing.