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Picture of the new Port Augusta Bridge from the Westside water tower

Port Augusta

"Crossroads of Australia" and Gateway to the Flinders Ranges, the outback and Spencer Gulf.

Port Augusta is situated on the quiet waterways at the head of the Spencer Gulf, in close proximity to the spectacular Flinders Ranges. Off to the west and south-west lie a range of hills which once marked the territory of the Nukunu Aboriginal tribe, and to the north-west are two remarkable flat-topped mounts, peacefully lying underneath the sky's vast blue canopy.

Picture of the Port Augusta wharf from the Westside

Port Augusta offers all the conveniences and facilities expected from a modern city and has a population of 13,985 residents. Choose from a comprehensive range of accommodation ranging from backpacker accommodation, camping, caravan parks, hotels & motels to medium price 4 star, as well as a selection of restaurants/cafes.

Modern shopping facilities are located within a friendly mall atmosphere. A number of historic places of interest can be viewed on a leisurely heritage walk and a variety of recreational facilities can be enjoyed. Port Augusta also makes an ideal base to explore the regions many attractions.

Picture of the gulf at sunrise