Attractions in Ceduna

Ceduna Arts & Cultural Centre

Experience local authentic Aboriginal art, craft and artefacts. The Ceduna Arts and Culture Centre is Aboriginal- owned and sells artwork on behalf of all artists involved. All profits from the centre go back into buying materials and developing new skills to ensure the continued running and upkeep of the centre.

The artwork is very different to other areas, of high quality and well worth a look.

Ceduna National Trust Museum

The museum is located in Park Tce and is opened Monday to Saturday. Built in 1912, this was the first school in Ceduna and was opened in 1981 as a museum. On display are historic items from pioneering families, antiques and restored farm machinery.

Features are the Maralinga Room with artefacts from the 1950s Maralinga era and the British Atomic Program, and the Medical room dedicated to the Bush Church Aid Society. Make sure you see the cast of a basking shark found at Fowlers Bay in 1914.

Check opening times at the Visitor Information Centre.

Puckridge Boat Ramp

Over the years grants from the Boating Fund, District Council of Ceduna, State and Federal Government have assisted with development of the Puckridge boat ramp, with further extensions completed in 2007.

Permits are required for boat ramps within the Ceduna Council area and can be bought from the District Council office, Ceduna Visitor Information Centre, Jim’s IGA Thevenard, Mozzie’s Truck Stop and Smoky Bay Store.

Puckridge Boat Ramp
Returning from a days fishing to the Puckridge Boat Ramp


The Far West area is host to many fabulous jetties: Denial Bay, Smoky Bay, Point Sinclair, Fowlers Bay and Ceduna. All have rewarding fishing, squidding and drop-netting for blue swimmer crabs.

Spectacular sunsets and sunrises can be photographed from all jetties.

Fishing from the Ceduna Jetty
Fishing from the Ceduna Jetty

Encounter Walking Trail

Ceduna‘s Coastal Walking Trail winds along the foreshore of beautiful Murat Bay for 3.6km between the Ceduna Sailing Club Car Park and the Pinky Point Lookout at Thevenard, car and van parking available.

Two disabled-access-friendly lookout platforms have been constructed, one halfway along, the second situated at Pinky Point. Car parking is available at both ends. Local artists, children and the community contributed with a project of individually painted clay tiles inlaid in four bands along the trail. The purpose- built, sealed walking trail is ideal for cycling or a brisk walk of around an hour each way. Alternatively, it is ideal for a quick stroll along the coast to witness seabirds feeding in the shallows.

Pinky Point Lookout

Situated at the Thevenard end of the walking trail, relax and take your time to take in the views over the wharf area, the islands, the channel and Denial Bay. Great views at sunset. Pinky Point Lookout is caravan/motor home friendly with good turning and parking facilities.

Thevenard Wharf & Lighthouse monument with ship in port
Thevenard Wharf & Lighthouse with ship in port

Ceduna Waters & Laura Bay

Drive or bike to Ceduna Waters located 4km south of Ceduna (just past the Shelly Beach Caravan Park).

This trail allows you to enjoy the coast whether you want to stay in your car, drive onto the beach, swim or fish. With a 4WD for clearance, venture all the way on a two wheel track 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.

Shelly Beach

Located just outside of Ceduna CBD on the way to Ceduna Waters, Shelly Beach is a perfect spot for child friendly swimming, and a popular spot for kite surfing.

Ceduna Oyster Barn

Voted 3rd place in the South Australian Fish and Chip Awards. Fresh oysters daily, and weekly specials ranging from Thai Curry to Mexican.

Located on Eyre Highway, northern outskirts of town, near the information bay and BP Truckstop.

Fish Processors

Two fish processors are located on Bergmann Drive at Thevenard near the Boat Slipway.

Fresh seafood available include King George whiting, snapper, calamari, local prawns, crayfish and oysters are available when in season and staff are present.

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