Port Hughes Drive


There’s plenty to see and do while you’re in the Copper Coast. Why not check out some of our suggested attractions to visit while you’re in the area. Explore Port Hughes & The Copper Coast Today.

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Enjoy a meal with a view at the Coopers Alehouse. With waterviews and a seasonal menu that uses fresh local produce, what more could you want? The menu offers a large variety of meals and there are a number of daily specials available through the week.

Address: 11 Heritage Drive, Wallaroo


The Gelato and Coffee Barn make all the gelato on the premises and our sweet and savoury pancakes are made fresh to order. There are plenty of other treats including pancakes (sweet and savoury), handmade truffles, shortbread slices and rocky road, Melting moments and more.

Address: Moonta-Maitland Rd & Warren St, Moonta


Ducatoon Park is a leading thoroughbred breeding centre in South Australia. Visitors to Ducatoon Park get to see a working horse stud first hand and may even get the chance to cuddle a newborn foal (depending on the time of the year). If you do wish to visit Ducatoon Park, please make sure to call ahead and make an appointment.

Address: Mines Rd, Kadina


The Deck Bar & Café is fully licensed and provides a relaxing environment for a casual drink with friends, or a delicious meal with family. Their menu offers a variety of quality meals at a great price.

Address: Albatross Drive, Port Hughes


At the Farm Shed Museum interpretive displays bring together the farming stories that have been growing for the last 50 years. Yorke Peninsula is renowned for its innovation in dryland farming machinery and techniques. The Farm Shed is open 7 days a week.

Address: 50 Mines Road, Kadina


The large nautical complex at the museum is home to one of the most popular attractions, George the Giant Squid, a deep ocean dwelling squid, obtained from the stomach of the whale in 1980 and is now preserved in formalin. This museum is must stop for fans of history and local attractions.

Address: Jetty Road, Wallaroo


The long ‘L’ shaped jetty is well worth the visit be it for a jetty stroll, to view the sunset or for a spot of fishing. Attached to the jetty is a fully enclosed swimming area. On the south side of the jetty the beach expands all the way to Port Hughes

Address: End of Bay Road, Moonta Bay


Featuring a variety of different exhibitions throughout the year, on a monthly rotation. There is guaranteed to be something for everyone’s artistic tastes, and being located in the main street it is within walking distance of a wide variety of cafes and food outlets. Opening times vary, so please contact (08) 8825 1378 for further information or click the link below.

Address: Corner of George & Henry, Moonta Bay


The Moonta Mines Railway is a guided tour of the historic Moonta Mines State Heritage Area.Featuring extensive commentary from local drivers, passengers are taken past many historic landmarks of the former mining operations, including the reservoir, ore sorting floors, and through a tunnel in Ryans Tailings Heap.

Address: 149 Verran Terrace, Moonta


The Port Hughes Jetty is one of the most popular year-round fishing spots on Yorke Peninsula. Blue swimmer crabs, tommy ruff, garfish and squid are the regular fare. If you enjoy walking you can walk from the Port Hughes Jetty along the foreshore and beach all the way to the Moonta Bay Jetty.

Address: Minnie Terrace, Port Hughes


Splash Town is the Copper Coast’s fun water park, located by the foreshore at Moonta Bay. This free water play area has plenty to keep you entertained, with plenty of slides, mushrooms and a large tipping water bucket. Splash Town is open from the 1 Oct to the end of April every year.

Address: 167 Bay Rd, Moonta Bay

Travel Restriction Updates

These are incredibly challenging times and it’s with heavy hearts that we won’t be accepting holidaymakers, effective as of 30th of March.  This closure is in compliance with the Local Government’s directive in restricting any non-essential travel.

The park will still accommodate people who already have the Port Hughes Tourist Park registered as their primary place of residence & those staying in caravan parks as interim accommodation where their primary residence is not available.

For any enquiries about upcoming bookings with the park please send through an email and we will get back to you as soon as possible. There will be a high volume of enquiries to respond to, so we do appreciate your patience and understanding.   

We are currently taking bookings for guests arriving after the 1st of May 2020. There’s a lot of uncertainty about things at the moment but we’ll be sure to update you with more about the park and reopening when things have settled down.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding during everything.