Things to See & Do Around Ceduna

Ceduna Arts & Culture Centre Closed
Experience local, authentic Aboriginal art, craft and artefacts. Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

Ceduna National Trust Museum Closed
Houses an historic collection of pioneer, farm and Maralinga memorabilia;
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat – 10am to 12noon; Wed, Thurs – 2pm to 4pm; Sun Closed
First Sunday of each month open 10am to 12noon

Ceduna Boat Charter
Local fishing trips for King George Whiting and Tommy Ruffs; phone 0428 643 519

Ceduna Boat Hire
Head out for a fish without the hassle of bringing a boat with you; phone 0400 263 305

Chinta Air
Scenic flights of Ceduna and Coast, tours of Maralinga and Nullarbor; Phone 0428 244 682

EP Cruises; Winter Whale Watching Cruises & Kayaking at Fowlers Bay
Boat Cruises depart 10am daily from the Fowlers Bay Jetty; Phone 0433 011 665

Ceduna’s Coastal Walking Trail
Ceduna’s Encounter Walking Trail winds along the foreshore of beautiful Murat Bay for 3.6 kms between the Ceduna Sailing Club and the Pinky Point Lookout at Thevenard. The purpose built, sealed walking trail is ideal for cycling or a brisk walk of around an hour each way.

Pinky Point Lookout
Situated at the Thevenard end of the walking trail, take in the views and using the interpretive signs and new telescope identify the wharf area, the close by islands of Nuyts Archipelago, the channel and Denial Bay. Pinky Point Lookout is caravan/motor home friendly.

Ceduna Waters
Drive or bike to Ceduna Waters located 4 kilometres south of Ceduna (just past the Shelly Beach Caravan Park).Venture in a 4WD all the way to Cape Vivonne and see what unbelievable beach and Island views await you. A perfect 30 minute drive or a day trip to lunch, swim and fish.

Fish Factories
Two Fish Processors are on Bergmann Drive, Thevenard.
Fresh seafood; King George Whiting, Calamari, local Prawns, Crayfish and Oysters are for sale when in season and staff are present.

Ceduna Oyster Barn
Fresh oysters daily, on Eyre Highway, Northern outskirts of town, near the information bay.
See the Big Oyster located adjacent to the Oyster Bar.

Nullarbor Links – The World’s Longest Golf Course
The 18-hole par 72 golf course spans 1,365 kms with one hole in each participating town or roadhouse along the Eyre Highway, from Ceduna to Kalgoorlie.
A “Certificate of Completion” will be issued at the Ceduna or Kalgoorlie Visitor Centres.

Puckridge Boat Ramp
Permits are required to use Boat ramps within the Ceduna District Council area and can be bought from the District Council office, Ceduna Visitor Information Centre, Jim’s IGA Thevenard, Mozzies Mobil and Smoky Bay General Store & Smoky Bay Caravan Park

Day Drives from Ceduna

Decres Bay-Wittelbee Conservation Park
10km south of Ceduna, has a long sandy swimming beach, offers great shallow water snorkelling from a granite rock peninsula, rock fishing, and bird watching. There are excellent views out to St Peters Island and visitors may be fortunate enough to watch dolphins and sea lions in the protected waters. Located on an unsealed road.

Laura Bay Conservation Park
23km south east of Ceduna. The Conservation Park contains a walking trail. Offers excellent swimming from sandy coves with over 100 species of bush and seabirds, mangroves and rocky headlands. Located on an unsealed road.

To Enter or Camp in National or Conservation Parks in South Australia you need to go online to;
www.park.sa.gov.au
go to;
Book and Pay

If you have any queries;
DEW Information Line; (+61 8) 8204 1910
Desert Parks enquiries; (+61 8) 8648 5328
Ceduna Natural Resource Centre; (+61 8) 8625 3144
Ceduna Visitor Information Centre; (+61 8) 8625 3343
0428 917 217

S.A. Premium Oysters Farm Tours at Smoky Bay
Morning Work-Day or Evening Sunset Tour; Indulge in an unforgettable oyster farm experience!
Educational, Inspirational, Sensational; For Bookings Phone; 0428 257 177

Jetties
The Far West area is host to many fabulous jetties – Ceduna, Denial Bay, Smoky Bay, Point Sinclair and Fowlers Bay. Spectacular sunsets and sunrises can be photographed from all jetties

Denial Bay Township, McKenzie’s Landing and McKenzie’s Ruins
Township and Landing is 12kms west of Ceduna and the Ruins are a further 3.5kms

Davenport Creek
40km west of Ceduna and owned by the Lutheran Church. Travel along the Denial Bay Road for 22kms and turn left onto unsealed Davenport Creek Road. Read signage in car park, 4WD only on beach and over the sand hills to the Davenport Creek. Basic toilet facilities available, great fishing.

Goog’s Track 4WD only
Goog’s Track is closed from January to 28th February 2020
Sandhills, granite outcrops and dry salt lakes intrigue the visitor and locals alike. From Ceduna to the Transcontinental Railway Line is 200kms. Goog’s Track starts at the Dog Fence (shut the gate, read the signs) and continues north to the first camping area (toilets and sheltered tables), Goog’s Lake, a large, dry salt lake in a sea of sand dunes.
The other camping area is at base of Mt Finke where from the summit, you can see an endless 360 degree view of untouched wilderness. Watch the sunset/sunrise on a sea of Mallee.
The park has no facilities and travellers need to be experienced and well equipped – seek local information from the DEW Office or Ceduna Visitor Information Centre.
This is a 4WD track only, use UHF radio Channel 18 and DEW recommends that no trailers be taken on the track.
Camping permits needed;
Go online;
www.parks.sa.gov.au
Go to;
Book and Pay
Yumbarra Conservation Park; Googs Lake Campground
Yellabinna Regional Reserve; Mt Finke Campground

Penong – Town of Windmills
73kms west of Ceduna; Visit the Windmill Museum in the centre of town then head south to Point Sinclair, Pink Lake, Green Lake, Blue Lake and the world’s famous surfing sanctuary; Cactus Beach and Cactus Campground

Old OTC Building and Dish – not open to public, can only view from perimeter fence.
Travel 34kms north east along the unsealed OTC road taking in views of local farms, until you reach the site of the old OTC. Established in 1969, the Ceduna Satellite Earth Station was later taken over by Telstra and was the gateway between Australia and Europe for telephone and television communication. When the Station closed in 1994 Telstra donated it to the University of Tasmania for use as a radio astronomy observatory. This is now operated from Tasmania.