Point Turton Caravan Park
Yorke Peninsula, South Australia
2021 Best of the Best,
2021 Best Grey Nomad
Small Caravan Park
A winning caravan park in a stunningly unique location!
Situated in an old limestone quarry, the park is a delightfully picturesque location for visitors to base themselves whilst exploring the scenic southern Yorke Peninsula. A peaceful seaside town overlooking sheltered Hardwicke Bay, Point Turton is renowned for its year round shing, whether it be from jetty, boat or shore, it is the ideal location for every angler.
The township is just a three-hour drive from Adelaide, and has a community hall, tennis courts and electric BBQs available for public use as well as a well-stocked general store and bakery. The local tavern offers great views overlooking long white sandy beaches and clear waters of the bay and is conveniently positioned only a short walk from the caravan park - the perfect location to wine and dine!
Point Turton is a popular destination as it offers so much. The area around Hardwicke Bay offers mile upon mile of beautiful beaches and reefs for walking and exploring, shell collecting, swimming, fishing, diving or simply relaxing.
Location: Bayview Road, Point Turton SA
Open: All year round
Facilities: Sites to suit tents through to big rigs, encircled in lush green lawn. A communal firepit sets the scene for a friendly, warm welcome. Camp kitchen, flower beds, well-serviced laundry, clean amenities, and dump point. Yorketown is only a 10-minute drive away from this peaceful village and has most services that mature visitors seek, including a Foodland supermarket open 7 days, financial services, ATMs, hospital, dental services, a large pharmacy, two hotels and a printing office.
* Learn more about the historic salt mining at the Edithburgh Museum, which also has displays about the area's shipwrecks before gaining a first-hand look at pretty Pink Lake and Lake Sunday.
* A little further north is Barley Stacks Wines, an award-winning winery in the barley-focussed central Yorke Peninsula. Open daily from 10am, Barley Stacks Wines invites you to taste and purchase their range of red and white still and sparkling wines at their memorable cellar door. Wine and chocolate - the perfect combination!
* Southern YP Water Tower Mural Trail - with four towers and one tank, following this mighty mural trail is a great way to see the southern Yorke Peninsula with each town boasting its individual charm.
* Be a farmer for a day at the Orrie Cowie Sheep Stud. Meet the majestic merino. Finish the day with a drive to the Corny Point Lighthouse, which has ample parking for big rigs off the gravel access road from Corny Point. This road continues south from the lighthouse along the coast, and is a very scenic and pleasant drive via Berry Bay and Point Annie. Please note that the Sheep Stud was not taking tours due to COVID as at Febrauary 2022.