Tumby Bay


Tumby Bay is a beautiful coastal township of 1200 residents. Pristine beaches, a pine tree-lined foreshore and historic buildings against the backdrop of rolling farmland and the Koppio Hills present a picturesque setting for this charming town.

Where the ocean meets the shoreline you will find a relaxed yet well-appointed town and district with all the amenities and adventure that form pleasurable living, together with an openness to accommodate visitors.

Eyre Peninsula travellers who base themselves in Tumby Bay enjoy a wide choice of options in which to experience the bay. Crystal blue waters, a 10 kilometre white sandy beach, a boat ramp and marina, and the nearby Sir Joseph Banks Group of Islands make Tumby Bay a popular holiday and fishing destination. The coast around Tumby Bay is perfect for swimming, sailing, diving and snorkelling.

On shore you can hike or walk along footprint-free beaches, mangrove boardwalks, trails and lookouts, around towns and in beautiful parks and gardens. You can browse shops, museums, art and craft galleries or relax and indulge with a coffee.

With a temperate climate and a relaxing friendly environment, your holiday becomes a choice of scenic half and full day drives into the heart of the district revealing a variety of farming and grazing activities where the colours are as varied as the seasons – beautiful shades of green in winter, brilliant gold in summer and colourful wildflowers in spring. The rolling Koppio Hills with magnificent gum trees and prolific birdlife are truly enchanting. Also within easy reach is stunning Coffin Bay and the region’s major centre Port Lincoln.

Tumby Bay is an attractive coastal town that is well equipped with shopping, sports facilities, dining experiences and a variety of accommodation options.

Immerse yourself in the many facets of Eyre Peninsula, a richness of encounters, brilliant memories and a welcoming place to return to.

Quick Facts

Tumby Bay is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Tumby Bay  in South Australia, it is located approximately 237kms from the capital Adelaide and extends over an area of 312.36 square kilometers. Tumby Bay has a recorded population of 1631 residents and is within the Australian Central Daylight Time zone Australia/Adelaide.

If you are planning a visit to Tumby 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 Tumby Bay and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.

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Tumby Bay Jetty

Modra’s Apartments Tumby Bay

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Tumby Bay Motel

Tumby Bay Motel

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Entrance to caravan park

Tumby Bay Caravan Park

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