Beachport is a small coastal town 379 kilometres south-east of Adelaide, South Australia, located in the Limestone Coast region. Known for its 772 metres long jetty, Beachport is located on the northern end of the sheltered Rivoli Bay which is reknown for not only its top fishing spots but also its world famous Southern Rock Lobster.
It's quiet atmosphere and unspoiled beauty remains a constant pleasure for visitors and locals alike throughout all seasons of the year. With the sweeping sandy beaches of Rivoli Bay to the north and the rugged coastal scenary of the Southern Ocean's Great Australian Bight to the south & west, Beachport's peninsula offers a range of coastal activites and historic landmarks to visit...
The Jetty - The second longest jetty in South Australia measuring 772 meteres into the waters of Rivoli Bay
Pool of Siloam - A unique salt lake rumored to be 7 times saltier than the ocean with grassy banks and a small pier
Bowman Scenic Drive - providing spectacular view of the rugged coastline from the Lighthouse to Woolleys Rock Lookout
Woolley Lake - a small saltwater lagoon with walk skirting the lake provides excellent lookout vistas and enchanting wildlife haunts
Durants Lookout - provides breathtaking pananormic views of the township through to Rivoli Bay & the Southern Ocean
Historic Sites - including the Custom House & the Beachport Museum - both well worth a look for a detailed insight into our history as a whaling station established in 1830s
Woakwine Cutting - Located 12kms from Beachport, this cutting which was created to drain farmland behind the Woakwine Range is said to be the largest one man engineering feat.
Catch a spectacular local gummy shark at sunset along one of the many hot fishing spot on Rivoli Bay
Grab a boogie board, skim board or even cardboard for endless hours of fun down the pure white sand dunes of the Beachport Conservation Park
Find a rustic piece of driftwood or discover the wonders the ocean washes ashore whilst meandering along the rugged coastline of the Great Australian Bight
Discover the rugged coastline first hand with the spectacular drives to the north or south. Beachport Conversation Park & Canunda National Park both boosting moonscapes and pure white sand dunes as well as some of the best 4x4 action in South Australia.
Sail or power... whatever your preference... Rivoli Bay waters offer a range of options for the BYO boater as well as some spectacular southern rock lobster & snook fishing