Welcome to Coffin Bay

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The Township of Coffin Bay is located on lower Eyre Peninsula on the shores of Port Douglas and has a permanent population of approximately 650 people which swells by a further 4,000 plus people during the summer school holidays and Easter periods.

The visitor is offered unparalleled scenic views of vast expanses of meandering protected pristine waterways with large bays, channels, inlets and sandy beaches providing the ideal family holiday retreat and a fisherman's paradise with boat, surf, rock and jetty fishing.

The exposed jagged cliffs, sand dunes, long white beaches and wild seas of the Coffin Bay Peninsula contrast starkly with the sheltered tranquil waters of the bays.

Coffin Bay, where relaxing is easy has all the facilities for you and your family to enjoy nature at its best with 4WD, fabulous fishing, boating, yachting, kayaking, swimming, diving, surfing, water skiing, windsurfing, skim boarding, in fact all water sports plus walking trails, and fabulous scenery.


Located 45kms north-west of Port Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia. How to get here...


Coffin Bay experiences a delightful Mediterranean climate with slightly cooler summers and marginally warmer winters to Adelaide with warm summers, mild winters, lovely autumn and generally a sunny but sometimes breezy afternoon in spring. Average rainfall is about 500mm or 20 inches which mainly falls during the winter months.


Discovered by Matthew Flinders in 1802 and named in honour of his friend Sir Isaac Coffin, Coffin Bay is a beautiful and idyllic holiday destination surrounded by National and Conservation Parks with an abundance of wildlife, bird life and magnificent wildflowers to be seen.

Idyllic Coffin Bay is a must see destination.

Places to Stay @ Coffin Bay
Places to stay
Coffin Bay boasts great variety of Accommodation ranging from shacks to 4 star holiday apartments.
Fun things to do @ Coffin Bay
Things to do
Fishing, variety of water sports, golf, mini-golf, bowls, plus walking trails among fabulous scenery.
Town Facilities and services
Town Facilities
ATM, Fuel, LPG, ice, bait, food, restaurants, post office, hairdresser, mechanic, sport clubs.
Local Events, markets and Christmas Parade
Local Events
Coffin Bay holds regular Markets, Easter Fair & Christmas parade for visitor and locals alike.
Amazing photos of Coffin Bay and surrounding places
Photo Gallery
A smorgasbord of unspoiled natural inlets, pristine waters and sandy beaches.