Moonta Bay


A popular holiday town where the sandy coves, stunning beaches, jetty and clear blue waters complete the idyllic panorama of Moonta Bay.

Located on the shores of Spencer Gulf, Moonta Bay is just 168 kilometres from Adelaide. Its beaches and jetty make this township a real draw card for families, holiday makers and fishermen alike.

Moonta and Port Hughes are close neighbours of Moonta Bay. The Port Hughes jetty offers excellent fishing opportunities. The area is very popular with boat fishers and charter boats with the boat ramp being the second business in the state.

There is an excellent range of accommodation available, from the foreshore caravan park to motel and self-contained holiday homes. There are also great restaurants and cafes making it one of the best places to view the sun setting.

Quick Facts

Moonta Bay is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Copper Coast  in South Australia, it is located approximately 136kms from the capital Adelaide and extends over an area of 4.667 square kilometres. Moonta Bay has a recorded population of 2344 residents and is within the Australian Central Daylight Time zone Australia/Adelaide.

If you are planning a visit to Moonta Bay we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Moonta Bay and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.