Things to do

THINGS TO DO

Looking to visit Port Hughes & the Yorke Peninsula Make sure to check out all the great activities & things to do while you’re in the area. Located just a 5 minutes from Moonta, which provides a number of services and shops including a large supermarket, butcher, chemist, bakery, hardware store, antique shops and more can all be found here.

We have special accomodation rates for golfers, please enquire on booking. All guests have direct access to Copper Club The Dunes from Port Hughes Tourist Park – you can even drive your buggy  from your site or cabin onto the course!

There are plenty of events & things to do in Port Hughes including a number of events, sports tournaments, markets and much more. If you’re unsure of where to go make sure to check out our Tourist Drive Guide below.

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Copperclub

The Copperclub is a Greg Norman designed and built masterpiece. Maintained to championship standards the course is recognised as having some of the best fairways and greens in South Australia. Play 18 holes or 9 – the choice is yours. Take the challenge from the back tees, or relax playing from the more friendly forward tees.

Copperclub

Ducatoon Stud Farm

Ducatoon Park is one of the most picturesque in the region and covers 325 acres of limestone country and is dedicated to rearing of thoroughbred racehorses. 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).

Ducatoon Stud Farm

Investigator Strait Shipwreck Trail

Dive or drive to discover the shipwrecks of the Investigator Strait Shipwreck Trail on the beautiful Yorke Peninsula. Start at Edithburgh and follow the trail of interpretive signs around the coast to Innes National Park. Enjoy the rugged coastline, cliffs and sandy beaches. The wrecks are home to many fish and sea creatures.

Shipwreck Trail

The Farm Shed

The Farm Shed Museum tells the story of Australian dryland farming, the local copper mining industry and the social history of Kadina, through thematic and photographic displays, across half a hectare of undercover exhibition space including the historic Matta House built in 1863.

The Farm Shed

Heritage & Nautical Museum

The Wallaroo Heritage and Nautical Museum was once the town’s first post office. This has since been turned into a museum that houses extensive displays of local history. The large nautical complex at the museum is home to one of the most popular attractions, George the Giant Squid. This museum is definitely a must see.

Heritage & Nautical Museum

Innes National Park

Enjoy the pristine coastal environment and the landscape of weathered cliffs, offshore islands and sandy beaches. Explore historic shipwrecks, functioning lighthouses and heritage buildings. Try your hand at beach fishing for Australian Salmon at famous Browns Beach.

Innes National Park

Moonta Mines Museum

The Moonta Mines Museum has 14 rooms and houses thematic displays on the Cornish miners’ lifestyles – mining, lodges and friendly societies, sports and pastimes, death and hardship, extensive displays of costumes, china, silverware, photographs and memorabilia and a classroom furnished c.1900.

Moonta Mines Museum

Port Hughes Fishing

Port Hughes is one of the most popular all round fishing venues on Yorke Peninsula. There are plenty of charter options and most of the local operators run big, seaworthy boats, as catching snapper in the summer time often involves lengthy trips to far-flung grounds.

Port Hughes Fishing