Shark Cage Dives

                          

 

Travel Accomodation

 

 

Travel Airfares

 

 

Things To Do

 

How to get here

Drive - It is approximately a 7-hour drive from Adelaide

Fly - It is a short 40-minute flight from Adelaide Airport. 

We recommend flying with Regional Express Airlines, which operates multiple flights per day. 

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Qantaslink also fly to Port Lincoln multiple times a day. 

The airport is located 20km out of town. To travel into to town you can either -

  • Catch the Airport Shuttle bus, which is available at the airport for every Qantaslink plane arrival or by arrangement for REX Flights.  Call Paul on 0424 120 841 to book.  
  • Otherwise you can book a taxi, which can be done with the airline host whilst you are on board your flight.

Whilst you are here why not stay a few extra days to experience more of what our beautiful region can offer?

Click HERE to check out the @port_lincoln Instagram page to give you some inspiration!

 

Port Lincoln Hotel

The award winning Port Lincoln Hotel offers exclusive accommodation deals for Calypso Star guests.

Guests receive a $10 per night discount off of the advertised online rates visible on their website, conditions apply and subject to availability.

The exclusive deal for Calypso Star Charter guests also includes free return transfers to the Marina on the day of your charter. 

  • Free unlimited Wifi
  • Meals served daily till 10pm  
  • 24 hour Reception
  • Restaurant
  • Sports Bar
  • Pool and Gym

Rooms and rates are subject to availability. Bookings are essential and you must advise the hotel that you are Shark Cage Diving with Calypso Star to receive your exclusive deal.

Book online at www.portlincolnhotel.com.au and type in your exclusive promo code ‘sharks’ to view, book and pay. Alternatively contact the Port Lincoln Hotel on +61 8 8621 2000 or email reservations@portlincolnhotel.com.au.

Port Lincoln Hotel

 

Port Lincoln Hotel

 

Port Lincoln YHA

Affordable accommodation at the award winning Port Lincoln YHA situated in the city’s beach side precinct, Voted the best YHA in Australia in 2013-2014-2015 by guests that have stayed. 

They offer Calypso Star guests 10% off their accommodation in their private rooms and 8 share dormitory rooms if are booked direct with them on +61 8 8682 3605 or via email portlincoln@yha.com.au

To BOOK ONLINE go to www.yha.com  > South Australia  >  Port Lincoln > choose date and the room > make booking > payment > promo code and put in SHRK101010. This gives you the standard price less 10%.

  • Enjoy ensuited private rooms with TV & air-conditioning.
  • Relax after your fun tours in our Scubar or in our funky common room while watching your videos on our large screen.
  • Cook up a storm in our commercial style kitchen.
  • Free wi-fi and use of free computers, BBQ area with table tennis, coin operated laundry. movie room, with over 400 movies to choose from, games & books.
  • Plenty of off street parking with security surveillance.
  • Have photos taken with our great white shark and cage if you dare!

They also have 10 share dormitory rooms available from $27 per night per person - No further discounts apply

Please click HERE for more information about the Port Lincoln YHA including prices and facilities.

Port Lincoln YHA

 

Port Lincoln YHA

 

Things to do

Glen Forest Tourist Park & Vineyard

Glen-Forest Tourist Park is set in very picturesque surroundings just 15 minutes drive from Port Lincoln, South Australia. With many attractions including: koalas, dingos, kangaroos, wombats, sheep, goats, emus, camels, horses, cows, water buffalos, Babe the pig, ostriches, ducks, peacocks and a walk in bird aviary which is a definite highlight of Glen-Forest Tourist Park. Also at Glen-Forest is the ‘Animal Run’ 18 hole Putt Putt Mini Golf Course and the new exciting off road Segway Rides have been established.

Website www.visitglenforest.com

Phone +61 8 8684 5053

Glen Forest

 

Glen Forest

 

Fresh Fish Place

Their retail store is stocked daily with a wide range of freshly filleted fish, pickled and smoked seafood, condiments and ocean themed local art, home ware and cooking fare. Take something home for dinner or try the delicious Ocean to Plate takeaway and dine-in menu – or choose your fillet from the fresh display counter and they will cook it for you! Join a Behind the Scenes factory tour to learn about the diverse local fishing and aquaculture industries, observe how the fishermen’s catch is received, packed and stored. View the many and varied species of the day. See how they open Oysters, peel Prawns, clean squid and witness the famous King George Whiting being filleted at high-speeds.

Website www.portlincolnseafood.com.au

Phone +61 8 8682 2166

Fresh Fish Place

 

Fresh Fish Place

 

Dunebusters 

"YOUR ONE STOP FUN SHOP" Kayaks, sandboards, bikes, stand up paddleboards, surfboards, watersports equipment, fishing & snorkeling gear, sporting and fitness equipment.  Also specialising in 4WD nature exploring adventure days, fatbike, sandbike and sandboard tours. Call us anytime, there is nothing we have ever wanted to do more than share the uniqueness, adventures, beauty and stories of the wild west coast !

Website www.dunebustersportlincoln.info

Phone 0408 896 258

Dunebusters

 

Dunebusters

 

Goin’ Off Safaris

Based in beautiful Port Lincoln, Goin’ Off Safaris offers custom made and personalized itineraries for families, large and small corporate and incentive groups.

Day tour packages in a comfortable 4wd highlight the many secrets, adventures and world-class experiences that can be found in the region. From paddock to plate, wineries to wildlife, seafood to scenery and everything in between, making visitors stay highly memorable with professional service from local guides.

Website www.goinoffsafaris.com.au

Goin’ Off Safaris

 

Goin’ Off Safaris

 

Beer Garden Brewing

Beer Garden Brewing is the Eyre Peninsula’s first craft brewery and tasting bar opened in late 2016 and is brewing some of the regions finest grains into local beers such as the Eyre Peninsula Ale and the more daring Cage Diver IPA.  Located on the site of the old bakery in London St. Port Lincoln, tours operate daily and include a tasting paddle of 4 beers and a guided run through of the brewing operation from start to finish by one of our knowledgeable brewers.  You will come away with an appreciation of the science and artistry that goes into crafting some of Australia’s tastiest ales.

Website www.beergardenbrewing.com

Phone +61 08 8683 5303

Beer Garden Brewing

 

Beer Garden Brewing

 

Boston Bay Wines

Imagine a place where you can sample fine Eyre Peninsula wines, surrounded by vineyards with breathtaking vista of blue seas, cruising yachts and perhaps even a whale. Situated on the beautiful harbour of Boston Bay, Port Lincoln South Australia, Boston Bay Wines produces a premium range of superb red and great white wines.  Their cellar door is open 7 days per week from 12 noon until 4pm.

Website www.bostonbaywines.com.au

Phone +61 8 8684 3600

Boston Bay Wines

 

Boston Bay Wines

 

Xplore Eyre

Full day tour

Port Lincoln is recognised as Australia’s Seafood frontier but it offers much more – rugged coastline, pristine beaches, national parks, world-class wildlife interactions and fresh local produce. Xplore Eyre will give you an insight into this new amazing destination, which we are lucky enough to call our home! …you will want to come back!

Website www.nullarbortraveller.com.au

Phone 1800 816 858 (free call) or +61 8 8687 0455

Xplore Eyre

 

Xplore Eyre

 

Kathryn M Fishing Charters

Kathryn M Fishing charters offer full day fishing tours to the offshore isalnds catching Snapper, King George Whiting, Trevally, Sweep, Calamari and many more species.  When weather permits Kathryn M ventures further south off Port Lincoln in search for Samson Fish, Nannygai, Blue Morwong & Southern Bluefin Tuna.  All bait and quality tackle is supplied.  For more information and bookings contact Rob who has been fishing for over 55 years on the number below or check out their website.

Website www.kathrynm.com.au 

Phone 0429 437 580

Kathryn M Fishing Charters

 

Kathryn M Fishing Charters

 

Triple Bay Charters

Born and bred in Port Lincoln, South Australia, Peter Dennis has been running Triple Bay Charters for over 17 years and has extensive knowledge of Port Lincoln and it's waterways. Peter offers a more personalised experience by catering for small groups.  Triple Bay Charters offer half or full day Fishing Charters or Aquaculture & Sightseeing cruises.

Website www.triplebaycharters.net.au

Phone 0427 833 544 or 0429 824 119

Triple Bay Charters

 

Triple Bay Charters

 

Seishin Spa

Located Liverpol Street, Port Lincoln, the Seishin Spa team is devoted to you! They pride themselves on down to earth services that allow you to love the skin you’re in. Their beauty, grooming and spa rejuvenation services span from waxing to makeup, massage to whole body indulge packages. If you would like a custom designed spa package, please feel free to contact them with your requests.

Website www.seishinspa.com.au

Phone 0429 300 083

Seishin Spa

 

Seishin Spa

 

1802 Oyster Bar and Bistro - Coffin Bay

Showcasing their own beautiful locally grown Coffin Bay oysters, with a fabulous outside deck overlooking the spectacular Coffin Bay.  With a large selection of both fresh and cooked oysters available with a wide range of toppings, and additionally for the more adventurous they have Oyster Shooters with a couple of different dressings available as well as showcasing the finest seafood that the Eyre Peninsula has to offer including tuna and king fish, prawns, mussels, locally farmed Abalone, Scallops, Squid and of course King George Whiting.  Additionally for those less inclined to want seafood they have a selection of other options including Lamb, Chicken, Steak, and pizzas.  

Website www.1802oysterbar.com.au

Phone +61 8 8685 4626

1802 Oyster Bar

 

1802 Oyster Bar

 

Oyster Farm Tours - Coffin Bay

The stunning coastline of the Eyre Peninsula is building a reputation for becoming Australia’s Seafood hot-spot. Fresh seafood is in abundance along this coastline, and in the picturesque town of Coffin Bay, it’s the Oysters that are the hero.  Coffin Bay is renowned for Oysters in restaurants around Australia. During the 1 hour tour, participants will learn about the history of Coffin Bay, and facts about the farming practices of the famous Coffin Bay Oyster and include an experienced host, fresh oysters, waders, a shucking lesson and an experience you’ll never forget.  Tour participants are also able to harvest their own oysters which they can purchase at wholesale prices.

Website www.oysterfarmtours.com.au

Phone +61 8 8685 4626

Oyster Farm Tours

 

Oyster Farm Tours

 

Chinta Air

During the winter months, Southern Right Whales visit the Far West Coast Marine Park to give birth, to socialise and to breed.  In 2016, there were 172 whales visiting the Park – 81 were calves that were born there.  The Park is recognised as the most important nursery in the world for the Southern Right Whales.  Visitors can take a flight from Nullarbor Roadhouse over the Marine Park, and the Bunda Cliffs on the edge of the Nullarbor.  An aircraft is available between 1 June and early October.  Flights depart with a minimum of two passengers, and a window seat is guaranteed.  Bookings are essential.

Please note:  the Nullarbor Roadhouse is approximately a 7 hour drive (each way) from Port Lincoln.

Website www.chintaair.com.au

Phone +61 8 8625 9051

Chinta Air

 

Chinta Air

 

Visit our National Parks

We are so lucky live on the Eyre Peninsula.  Whilst you are here make sure you take the time to explore our National Parks.  With day passes and camping available, take your camera fully charged, as the scenery is beautiful!  

You can no longer purchase your camping or vehicle passes at the entry gate, it needs to be completed online.  Click on the direct links below to purchase the pass before you arrive.

Lincoln National Park

The entrance is located a 30 minute drive South of Port Lincoln.

This park boasts some of the most scenic coastline in South Australia, featuring a vast sand dune system, rugged offshore islands and secluded white sandy beaches. There are outdoor activities galore including trekking, birdwatching, photography, fishing, swimming, 4WDriving, and bush camping. Lincoln National Park also boasts one of Southern Australia's 40 great short walks in the Stamford Hill Walk.

You need to purchase your entry pass online prior to entry.

Click HERE to buy your camping entry pass 

Click HERE to buy your vehicle entry pass 

Click HERE to buy your camping entry pass for Memory Cove Wilderness Protection Area

Click HERE to buy your vehicle entry pass for Memory Cove Wilderness Protection Area

Glen Forest

 

Glen Forest

 

Coffin Bay National Park

The entrance is located 45 minutes West of Port Lincoln, adjacent the Coffin Bay township.

With unspoilt coastal scenery, towering dunes and stunning white beaches, this park is the perfect place to create your own adventure. Visit Golden Island and Almonta Beach and be welcomed by turquoise water and some of the whitest sandy beaches on Eyre Peninsula. The more adventurous can tackle the challenging 4WD tracks to Gunyah Beach or further afield to Sensation Beach and Point Sir Isaac.

You need to purchase your entry pass online prior to entry.

Click HERE to buy your camping entry pass 

Click HERE to buy your vehicle entry pass 

Glen Forest

 

Glen Forest

 

 

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Contact us

Contact our Office on:

Telephone +61 (8) 8682 3939

Email info@sharkcagediving.com.au

Fax +61 (8) 8682 6877

Office Location 3/10 South Quay Boulevard, Port Lincoln SA 5606

Postal PO Box 2058, Port Lincoln, South Australia, 5606

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Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:30pm

Saturdays & Public holidays 9:00am - 3:00pm

Sundays 10:00am - 2:00pm*

PLEASE NOTE OUR PHONE IS AVAILABLE 24 HOURS

+61 (8) 8682 3939
 

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