Port Lincoln SA

We did not plan to stay in Port Lincoln, just a quick visit to say we've been there, done that and then head out west.
Due to circumstances we stayed a few weeks and it turned out to be an interesting place to be.

These are some of our holiday snaps in date order.

Websites:  Port Lincoln Visitor centre   Tourism Guide 

See also    Koppio Smithy Museum    Port Lincoln NP   Coffin Bay on this site.
 
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After settling in at the Caravan Park we found the
Parnkalla Walking Trail
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This is a great little walk around the towns shoreline -
it goes for some 14km.
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Fortunately they tell you where the orchids are.
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Only one we found was this lovely Eriochilus species.
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The dry dock - fascinating to see the boats get pulled
in out of the water
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This may be Tuna farm
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The interesting In Town Look-out
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Windy and cool - but a good view.
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The real look-out is on the top of this hill.
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The real look-out
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Back at the Caravan Park there were fish cleaning
areas and of course this area attracted the local birds
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A great vantage point
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In operation - a big Tuna get butchered.
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The town is dominated by the wharf and grain silo's
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And the mighty Makybe Diva 
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The walk goes past the silo's
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Over the wharf
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Where fish are transported away to the processing plants
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And seals look for scraps.
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It posed for the camera for a few minutes then vanished.
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Out at the Port Lincoln NP
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There were plans to do a "controlled" burn
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The coastline is quite rocky with few swimming beaches
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Heading out to the Seaford sand dunes
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Spectacular coastal scenery.
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Sleaford sand dunes
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The old car park perhaps - no doubt a moving dune system
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Gas fires only - I think!
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What looks like a good swiming and fishing beach.
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The new car park.
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Back to the caravan park
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From our spot on the hill
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TV reception was very poor - all 4 SBS channels
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On the hill top look-out again
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