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Wildlife Region

Eyre Peninsula

Eyre Peninsula

The Eyre Peninsula is Australia’s ultimate temperate aquatic playground, featuring striking coastlines, vast sand dunes, rugged offshore islands, secluded coves and incredible marine encounters.

The pristine waters are a sanctuary for some of Australia’s most unique and curious marine creatures including dolphins, Australian Sea Lions, Giant Cuttlefish, Leafy Sea Dragons, Southern Right Whales and the awesome Great White Shark. The region has become renowned for offering opportunities to interact with these wild marine creatures and gaining a unique perspective into their natural environments.

With over 2,000 kilometres of coastline, the Eyre Peninsula offers endless vistas of the rugged Great Australian Bight, but experiences are not limited to the shoreline. Venturing further inland, the region is home to distinctive rock formations, a rich geological history and a variety of flora and fauna.

The Southern Eyre Peninsula is home to 270 species of birds and 1,900 native plant species, with a variety of habitats including coastal dune shrublands, mallee woodlands and saltmarshes.

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    Australian Coastal Safaris

    Australian Coastal Safaris started operations in 2005 when David Doudle, a fourth-generation local farmer, decided to make a career change and becoming a tour operator was the logical decision. After seeing the extraordinary enjoyment and reactions of friends that had come to visit, David decided that showcasing many of the activities that he and his family grew up doing across the Eyre Peninsula’s stunning landscapes was too attractive to pass up.

    The amazing deserted beaches, pristine colours of the ocean, the abundance of fresh seafood, the friendliness of...

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