A brief list of top things to do while visiting Coffin Bay… rain or shine…or if the fish are not biting…
Coffin Bay “tear off” information maps are also available at local businesses. Please enquire if you require directions or click here.. Coffin Bay & District Maps
Adults & Family
Learn about the oyster industry. Book from a range of tours.
Walk the Oyster Trail. See if you can find the only blue interpretative sign. Includes Crinoline Point, the boatramp, the lookout and around the towns coast line. Also include the historical walk to old Oyster town. Tear off maps are available at most businesses if required.
Go fishing! There are options to hire a boat while you are here or consider a charter for some added adventure. The town jetty, boat ramp point or along the rocky coast line are all worth a try. The local shops have tackle and bait supplies.
Take a drive into the Coffin Bay National Park – see Point Avoid, Almonta Beach, Golden Island and Yangie Bay, all via sealed roads. Park passes are required. Go to www.parks.sa.gov.au and select “book and pay” and make your choice of park to visit. Pack a picnic and take in the natural beauty of the park. Coffin Bay National Park Map
Enjoy a round of golf on the 9 hole course with greens. Take a roll on the synthetic lawn bowls rink. All found at the Coffin Bay Sporting Club.
A great activity for the family is to walk along Long Beach. Something special and a local favourite, is to watch the sunset from the top of the large white sandhill – quite spectacular!
Visit our surrounds such as Mount Dutton Bay, Farm Beach, Coles Point, Greenly Beach, Gallipoli Beach, Frenchman and Little Douglas.
Koppio Museum is a great family day trip for those that enjoy pioneer heritage and seeing how things were done in the “old” days on Eyre Peninsula.
A shopping trip to Port Lincoln or explore Cummins.
Enjoy a meal out, cocktails, oysters, coffee and cake from one of the many dining options available.
Local Markets are held once a month in the Coffin Bay Community Hall. Find that special something to remind you of your holiday.
Visit a local art gallery.
Spot the Stobie Pole art. More being added every month or so…
Go swimming/paddling. The town has two newly restored pontoons all ready for some water fun.
Check out the two public playgrounds at the foreshore and the recreation park. The Coffin Bay Caravan Park also has a playground, which is only available to caravan park guests
Explore the many beaches in the area. Leave your mark (until the next tide)… build a sand castle or write in the sand.
Explore Long Beach and climb the big white sandhill. How far you can you see?
Explore the Oyster Walk (as above)
Try out the skate park at Morgan Reserve, enjoy ball games on the oval, throw a few hoops on the basketball ring or maybe, play tennis.
Enjoy a holiday treat at one of the local cafes and or local shops.
See the options above to enjoy as a family!
For more information, contact the Coffin Bay Tourist Assocation