COPPER COAST 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.
THE COFFEE BARN & GELATERIA
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 FARM SHED MUSEUM
HERITAGE & NAUTICAL MUSEUM
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
MOONTA BAY JETTY
MOONTA GALLERY OF ARTS
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
MOONTA MINE RAILWAY
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
PORT HUGHES JETTY
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