Eyre Peninsula is very easy to get to.
Laying approx 300kms west of Adelaide the region can be accessed by air, road or sea.
The peninsula has a large triangular shape with an area of 72,000 sq kms and a total population of around 35,000, that is a little over 2 sq kms per person! The 3 biggest population centres are Port Lincoln, Whyalla and Ceduna with many more smaller town and villages scattered throughout the region. Eyre Peninsula has always had a strong sea focus with mail and supplies being regularly delivered by coastal ketches that loaded produce for market on their return journey to Adelaide.
Port Lincoln sits near the southern most tip of the peninsula and has a population of approximately 14,000, is a major grain exporting port, is home to Australia’s largest fishing fleet and considered to be Australia’s Seafood Capital.
Whyalla is the largest city with approx 25,000 people is the industrial centre of the region with it’s iron ore mining and steel works and sits near the northern extent on the east coast.
Ceduna with a population of nearly 4,000 people sits high on the west coast of Eyre Peninsula at the start of the Nullabor Plain.
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