The boot shaped Yorke Peninsula is surrounded by the waters of St Vincent Gulf, Spencer Gulf and separated from Kangaroo Island by Investigator Strait. Located just over an hour drive from Adelaide, it is perfect for day trips or holiday getaways for those from the city.
Beach lovers will be right at home on the Yorke Peninsula. Enjoy surfing in the swells along the coast of the Innes National Park or discover secluded bays and wide sandy beaches along much of the coastline.
The countryside around the Yorke Peninsula is prime agricultural land which is used to produce grain and grow grapes. The thriving fishing industry provides a seafood smorgasbord, while recreational fishing is well catered for with jetties in many towns.
The area between the large towns of Kadina, Moonta and Wallaroo is known as the Copper Triangle due to a prosperous copper mining industry that lasted until the early 1900s. The culture of the area was greatly influenced by the miners that came from Cornwall in England.