Tumby Bay Accommodation, Hotels, Tours & Information

Tumby Bay

Situated on a picturesque sheltered bay 50 kilometress north of Port Lincoln. Tumby Bay is centrally located to all lower Eyre Peninsula attractions. The peaceful lifestyle, temperate climate, along with crystal blue waters, white sandy beaches, islands and fishing offers an idyllic relaxing all year-round holiday destination. The town is an important service centre to the surrounding agricultural community, is well placed in terms of a modern, well-equipped hospital, shopping, sporting and accommodation facilities. It has a motel, self-contained holiday units, flats and cabins, beachfront caravan park, two hotels, farm cottage (near Ungarra), a bed and breakfast (west of Tumby Bay). Numerous take-away/dine-in food outlets for the welcomed visitor. Tumby Bay has excellent sporting facilities, including lawn bowls, golf, oval, tennis courts, yacht club, croquet, shooting range, netball, basketball and squash courts. The town has a good recreational jetty and a community built boat ramp for the boating and fishing enthusiasts. Tumby Bay is serviced daily by coach (Premier Stateliner).

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Tumby Bay: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Lions Park


The local Lions Club members are proud to be responsible for the upkeep of Lions Park, on the Tumby Bay foreshore.

Located at the base of the jetty, the park has well manicured lawns, magnificent views, shelter from weather and free barbecues. Lions Park is a great place for a picnic, or an evening party to watch the sunset.




Tumby Terrace
Tumby Bay, SA, 5605

Located 0.2K from Tumby Bay

Tumby Bay National Trust Museum


The Tumby Bay National Trust Museum holds collections relating to churches, schools, shipping, shops, early settlers, agriculture, entertainment, hospital, war and various household items.

You'll find many books of local historical interest and botanical drawings; original letters from pioneers, books and photographs.

There are displays on saddle making, communications, sporting photos and trophies. There is also a room furnished with period furniture - a kitchen, laundry, sitting room and bedroom, as well as clothing to match the period.

Museum also when sign is displayed or by request.




Corner West Tce and Lipson Road
Tumby Bay, SA, 5605

Located 0.4K from Tumby Bay

Island Lookout Tower And Reserve


Situated on a picturesque sheltered bay 50 kilometres north of Port Lincoln, Tumby Bay is centrally located to all lower Eyre Peninsula attractions. The peaceful lifestyle, temperate climate, along with crystal blue waters, white sandy beaches, islands and fishing offers an idyllic relaxing all year-round holiday destination.

The Island Lookout gives a spectacular panoramic view of the Tumby Bay Township, foreshore, jetties, beaches and the nearby islands. The adjoining Island Reserve has a coin operated barbecue, making it an ideal spot for a picnic lunch or dinner.




Harvey Drive
Tumby Bay, SA, 5605

Located 1.5K from Tumby Bay

KOPPIO SMITHY MUSEUM


An early settlers museum with a strong agricultural emphasis located in the picturesque Koppio Hills. Just a 30 minute drive from Port Lincoln or a 20 minute drive from either Cummins or Tumby Bay. The museum features Tom Brennand's 1903 blacksmith's shop and cottage which is the basis of its existence. Visitors can expect to step back in time as many displays reflect the district's pioneering past including a large collection of tractors and stationary engines; the Koppio district school; agricultural implements; horse drawn vehicles and buggies; early dwellings; antique furniture and household utensils; "Bob Dobbins barbed wire and fencing equipment collection" the Jericho Family Heritage Collection dating back to 1909 and hay making, seeding and grain harvesting machinery and techniques Other displays commemorate the 2005 Bush Fire, vintage vehicles, historical printing machinery, a model car display and aboriginal artifacts.




1385 Koppio Road
Koppio, SA, 5607

Located 24.0K from Tumby Bay

Tumby Bay: Events

2020 Colour Tumby Street Art Festival


The Colour Tumby Street Art Festival is one of Australia's award-winning street art festivals and serves up an exciting program of Street Artists from across the globe. The idyllic beach side location of Tumby Bay has been transformed into a giant, outdoor gallery as a result of the numerous Colour Tumby Street Art Festival.

International street artists as well as national and local artists have created astounding pieces of street art around Tumby Bay that leave visitors gaping in awe. The 2020 festival is set to add more walls to this inspirational outdoor gallery making it one of the biggest Australian street art festivals in a rural setting.

Whether you are looking for cutting edge street art or delicious street food, entertainment for the kids including outdoor movies on a huge LED screen and silent discos, there is something for all arts and culture connoisseurs.


Event Dates
2020
      27th Mar
      28th Mar
      29th Mar


Mortlock Street
Tumby Bay, SA, 5605

Located 0.1K from Tumby Bay