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Port Augusta, SA

Port Augusta is known as the Crossroads of Australia, where roads from Adelaide, the Flinders Ranges, Alice Springs, Perth and Whyalla all intersect.

Port Augusta

This friendly city sits at the head of Spencer Gulf and is an excellent holiday destination with a number of world class attractions, a wide range of water activities, a relaxing foreshore including playground and barbecue areas, and extensive shopping facilities. The Wadlata Outback Centre and the Australian Arid Lands Outback Garden are here, and provide a fascinating insight into outback South Australia.

Port Augusta is a great base for easy access to the attractions of the Flinders Ranges, Eyre Peninsula and Outback.

Nearest Airport: Port Augusta

Where to stay?


  • Caravan and Camping
  • Farm/Station
  • Eco Tourism
  • Environmental
  • Historic/Heritage
  • Indulgence/Luxury
  • Self-Drive

Popular Activities

  • Off Road Driving
  • Bush Walking
  • Canoeing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Cruising
  • Golfing
  • Kayaking
  • Lunch Cruising
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Wind Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Fishing - Game
  • Fishing - Beach
  • Beach
  • Fishing - Deep Sea
  • Fishing - Estuary
  • Snorkelling

About Port Augusta

  • Locality: Urban locality
  • Port Augusta Postcode: 5700
  • State: South Australia
  • Region: Flinders Ranges and Outback
  • Latitude: -32.49158
  • Longitude: 137.76212
  • Elevation: 8m
  • Population: 6562
  • Median Income: $28392
  • Area (Sq/km): 20.271
  • Timezone: Australia/Adelaide

Tours In Port Augusta

Discover some of the tours options around Port Augusta

Explore The Outback

Australia has a vast remote interior, much of it largely untouched. By night, the outback is deathly quiet, with the only light provided by the stars and the moon - a perfect oportunity for stargazing. Explore the isolated heart of the country, meet and connect with Aboriginal people and experience one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Go ‘walk-about’ and immerse yourself with Australia’s endless outback horizons.

Outback Experiences

Luxe Accommodation

Enjoy a distinctly Australian luxury experience, such as the unforgettable reefs, islands, beaches and coast; rugged mountain ranges, rainforests and vast national parks; and the many vibrant food and wine regions. Take a once in a lifetime adventure and discover the sheer indulgence of experiencing the wonders of Australia in style and stay in total luxury.

Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.


Glasshouse Mountains

The Glasshouse Mountains in the hinterland of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast are actually the cores of 20 million year old volcanoes. The sides of the volcanoes have eroded away leaving only the hardened rock spiremountain cores we see today. Learn more about this awe-inspiring landscape.

Glasshouse Mountains