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Streaky Bay - Cities, Towns and Localities

Welcome to Streaky Bay, nestled on the western coastline of the Eyre Peninsula. The major service centre for the surrounding rural district, this picturesque township is the perfect place to base yourself when exploring this part of the Eyre Peninsula.

With over 360 kilometres of spectacular coastline that overlooks the Great Australian Bight, Streaky Bay and surrounding areas offer a range of activities along the beaches and bays from swimming, snorkelling, fishing and surfing. Visitors can enjoy exploring on foot or cycling, as well as enjoying a number of scenic tourist drives.

There are also a number of other townships that you can visit in the local area including Baird Bay, Haslam, Poochera, Sceale Bay and Wirrulla.
 

There are some excellent facilities, with shops and essential services. Visitors can also enjoy the local cafes, restaurants and bakery.

Check out our listing of Streaky Bay accommodation and Eyre Peninsula accommodation. In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.

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Rural Transaction and Visitor Information Centre
21 Bay Road
STREAKY BAY SA 5680
Ph: 08 8626 7033
Email
Web: www.streakybay.com.au
Open
Monday to Friday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day
Hours may vary, contact visitor centre

Streaky Bay Attractions

Historical Walk
• The historical walk is about 3.6 km that takes in some of the sites that have played an important part of Streaky Bay’s history. A brochure/map is available from the Streaky Bay Visitor Information and Rural Transaction Centre, or from the local council office.
Murphys Haystacks
• Named after Denis Murphy, who settled, work and owned property in the region, ‘Murphys Haystacks’ are a geological formation of granite rocks or inselbergs. The Hiltaba granite have a pink (some call it red) colouration and is said to have been here in their present form for some 34,000 years, although the granite is considerably older.

Follow the Flinders Highway for some 39 km out of Streaky Bay towards Port Lincoln, then turn onto the Calca to Point Labatt Road. Direction to the formation is signposted. There are picnic areas, undercover tables and chairs, shade trees and toilets.
Streaky Bay National Trust Museum
• 42 Montgomerie Terrace, STREAKY BAY SA 5680 • Ph: 08 8626 1443
• Open Tuesdays and Fridays - 2 pm to 4 pm or by appointment.
• The local museum showcases a number of displays that include local historical memorabilia, photos, agricultural equipment, and two specialist buildings housing the old Doctor Surgery and Instruments.

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Streaky Bay Distance

Distance to Streaky Bay
• Following are some approximate distances by road to Streaky Bay:
  Km
• Adelaide 696
• Ceduna 111
• Denial Bay 123
• Haslam 40
• Laura Bay 90
  Km
• Port Lincoln 293
• Sceale Bay 31
• Smoky Bay 72
• Venus Bay 76
• Whyalla Playford 376
Distances given are only approximation, they should be verified with the appropriate maps.
The Australian Automotive Motoring Associations also offer select access to travel trip planners.

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Streaky Bay Other links

• Streaky Bay Community/Local Government Links
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