Port Elliot is a coastal town located in the Fleurieu Peninsula region of South Australia, Australia. It is situated about 84 kilometers south of Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia.

The town is named after Sir Charles Elliot, who was a British diplomat and governor of Bermuda. Port Elliot was established in 1851 and became an important trading and fishing port during the 19th century.

Today, Port Elliot is a popular tourist destination known for its stunning beaches, picturesque coastal walks, and historic buildings. Some of the popular attractions in Port Elliot include Horseshoe Bay, Knights Beach, and the Port Elliot Railway Station. The town also hosts a range of events throughout the year, including the Port Elliot Show and the South Australian Wooden Boat Festival.

Things to Do in Port Elliot

Hill Street Yoga Port Elliot

A beautiful light filled studio with flexible modified yoga classes to suit everyone from beginners to advanced, led by the beautiful Kelly. You are supported in whichever personal preference you choose. You’re also welcome to skip the equipment and just use the mat. Contact: hillstreetyoga@gmail.com    

Read More

Harbourmasters Walking Trail, Port Elliot

A 1.9km circuit hike between Horseshoe Bay, across the headland to Knights Beach. The trail follows a cobblestone path around the headland of Freemans Knob past Ladys Beach, Rocky Bay and Green Bay before reaching Knights Beach and returns along the Esplanade past Freemans Lookout. The trail is well marked with brown timber posts. The trail may not be ideal for prams due to the cobblestone path on the lower section of the trail. For more information view Walking SA website: https://www.walkingsa.org.au/walk/find-a-place-to-walk/harbourmasters-walking-trail-port-elliot/

Read More

Port Elliot Markets

The Port Elliot Market happens on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 9am to 2pm. Over 30 stalls of local produce, unique artisan wares plants & yummy homemade treats. Located: Lakala Reserve, Young St, Port Elliot

Read More

Port Elliot Bakery

31 North Terrace, Port Elliot. The famous and popular Port Elliot Bakery, where the line up for the donut of the month is well worth the wait! Serving a selection of savoury and sweet, fresh bread, pies, sausage rolls, pasties and much much more!

Read More

The Retro Vibe Cafe Port Elliot

A great little cafe to Spin some old vinyls or just chill out on the balcony for coffee and cake. Located at 31 The Strand Port Elliot, great spot to grab some lunch.

Flying Fish Cafe & Restaurant Port Elliot

The Flying Fish cafe ~ serving gourmet fish and chips in its signature cones for over a decade. The cafe menu features  Coopers Sparkling Ale battered fish and chips, as well as salt and pepper squid, prawns, calamari, freshly-made seafood baguettes, vegetarian options and fresh salads. You can wander straight from the beach for an ice cream or light refreshment, or grab some hot fish and chips for the family. Admire the view from the open air deck area with a beer or wine to accompany your meal. The full cafe menu is available as a takeaway option. The Flying Fish restaurant ~ something a little more formal while you enjoy the beautiful views over Horseshoe Bay while sampling fresh oysters, local seafood or a premium eye fillet steak.  Extensive wine and beer list.

Read More

Horseshoe Bay

Picturesque Horseshoe Bay is one of the most stunning beach settings in South Australia. Spend your days body boarding, swimming and building sand castles. Enjoy the Flying Fish Cafe / Restaurant & Surf Life Saving Club. Walk the trails along the coastline for stunning views and sunsets from the cliff top or head up The Strand to enjoy the boutique shops, antiques and more!

Read More