Whyalla is located on the northeast coast of the Eyre Peninsula and is considered to be one of the most vibrant and modern country towns in Australia. It offers a wide array of beaches ideal for fishing, boating and swimming. In fact, the town has fishing and water sport clubs for foreign and local enthusiasts, and a main attraction is the HMAS Whyalla, built during World War II. ... Read more »
- Hummock Hill Lookout
- Mt Laura Homestead Museum
- Whyalla Wetlands
- Go for a picnic and enjoy the gardens at Wilson Park
- Enjoy an educational tour at the Whyalla Conservation Park
- Visit the Tanderra Craft Village for a touch of local handicraft items
Whyalla has cool winters and hot summers with slight annual rainfall. May to August are relatively cooler with an average temperature of 6°C to 20°C (43°F to 68°F). September to April are much warmer, and the temperature can reach 47°C (117°F) in January.
Getting There & Around
The Regional Express Airline offers two daily flights from Adelaide; from there, take another flight to Whyalla. The Whyalla Airport is located 6 km (4 miles) from the city centre. For other alternatives, take a coach or bus from Adelaide, Port Lincoln or Port Augusta.
Many of the Whyalla tourist attractions are within reasonable walking distance from one another. To get to your destination, take a local bus service, book a taxi or hire a bicycle.« Hide