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.
- 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.
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Best Western Alexander Motel Whyalla provides quality accommodation and friendly service to make guests stay enjoyable. Guests can tour city attractions such as Hummock Hill and Ada Ryan Gardens. ... More