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“A coastal drive not to be forgotten”
Review of Whalers Way

Whalers Way
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Reviewed 4 July 2012

Get a group together and take the ultimate coastal drive! The cliffs are nothing I have ever had the opportunity to witness before! We would stop at numerous look outs and get out of the car to look around take photos. This coastline is truly unique, especially during the Whale season July through to October, if you are patient enough you will witness a Southern Right Whale and its calf! Another spot not to be missed! It is located 18km of bitumen road and about 9km of reasonably good dirt roads!

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Reviewed 7 June 2012

Really worth the drive, amazing scenery. wish the whales where in season, Im told you can see them from the cliff edges

Thank Ruby P
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Reviewed 19 May 2012

go to the tourist place to get the key and go oput and have a look. We have done this several times and we never get sick of the fantastic scenerie. Please do yourself a favour and do it. It is a nice day. Take some lunch or BBQ and have a great experience. The staff at the tourist place will give you direction, they are great and know what cutomer service actually means. well done.

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Reviewed 4 May 2012

Pick up your permit and key from the information center in downtown Port Lincoln. Then for the nature lover, drive away to an unspoiled coastline and natural bushland like nowhere else on earth. Take a swim at fabulous surf beach Fisheries Bay on the way, see some of the oldest rocks in Australia, caves , kangaroos, emus, and secluded bays. A great little drive, and a few nice little walks to the featured lookouts and interest points described on the guide map.

Great colors and landscape/seascapes for the photographer, some unique bird life. Whales spotted from cliffs in winter, and visit meager remnants of old whaling station. This is where the tip of Eyre Peninsula thrusts into the Great Southern Ocean, the wildest untamed ocean in the world, and the last stop before Antarctica to the south, and the great Australian Bight away to the North west. Allow yourself to sense the power of the ocean and the age of the ancient land and rocks as they clash together here.

Take some walking shoes and drinks for extended walks away from the car. Some tracks and dirt roads are not friendly on some types of cars. Unpredictable huge waves can be dangerous for the unwary on exposed coast.

Thank Andrew F
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Reviewed 29 April 2012

As a local, this is one place I like to take visitors. A permit is required to get in (contact the Visitor Information Centre). It is accessible to normal vehicles. Lots of place to stop and admire the scenery and take some photos. Love going there when the weather is wild, the blowholes are spectacular, and the power of the waves hitting the rocks makes for great photos. For the energetic, you can climb down the cliff at Redbanks and fossick in the rock pools. Suitable footwear is recommended as some of the terrain is rough, and slippery if wet.

1  Thank frangipani69
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