Cruise ship visiting Port Lincoln
Cruise ship visiting Port Lincoln
Cruise ship visiting Port Lincoln this Saturday, let’s all get to the foreshore to welcome the visitors!
- The Pacific Jewel coming this Saturday the 4th of February
- The Astor on Wednesday 1st of March
- The Pacific Eden on Wednesday 22nd of March
Port Lincoln is now becoming a popular destination for cruise ships.
Cruising season here runs from October to April with the number of ships visiting Port Lincoln increasing every year. The number of visitors vary with the size of the ships that come to port. Each ship bringing anything from 1000 to 3000 passengers, plus 1000 crew that disembark and visit our city.
Local Event for cruise ship visitors!
A Family Fun day is planned to provide a festival atmosphere for visitors.
The Pacific Jewel visits this Saturday, the only ship this season to visit on a weekend.
So the City of Port Lincoln is hosting a ‘CONNECTING OUR COMMUNITY’ Family Fun Day!
Port Lincoln foreshore from 1.00pm – 4.00pm.
- Showcasing our beautiful foreshore, with live music on the ‘Eyre Square’ FREE bouncy castle, face painting and bubble soccer.
- It is an opportunity for family and friends to have some fun and mingle with our cruise ship visitors.
- See some of the local cars participating in the new EP Auto Sprint to be held in April and a large market in the Nautilus Arts Centre (NAC) will all add to the ‘vibe’.
- The City will be abuzz with passengers and crew, so join in the fun on the foreshore!
- Looking for ideas for guests, talk to the Port Lincoln Tourism & Visitor Information Centre
Popular local Tours
Xtreme Kites & Paddle – Bubble soccer (on the foreshore)
Joy Flights Port Lincoln – Limited Spots
The Fresh Fish Place – Sample some of our famous Local Seafood
From P & O cruise website:
Taste your way and view the bay! Starting out at the marina you’ll view the largest commercial fishing fleet in Australia and hear all about the fishing practises of the prawn and tuna fleets. Travel through the fish processing area of Port Lincoln before heading up to Wintershill lookout for stunning 360 degree panoramic views and a great photo opportunity. You may be able to spot the tuna and kingfish rings out in the bay. Head along the North Shore, lined with luxury real estate, on the way to the award winning Boston Bay Winery. Your host at the winery, Tony Ford, is the owner and recognised seafood chef of this exceptional establishment. Not only will he keep you entertained but, he will also cook up 3 seafood dishes (local and fresh) to enjoy small tastings of while your also tasting 4 different Boston Bay winery vintages. Sit back and enjoy the tastes of Port Lincoln coupled with the breathtaking vista of blue seas.
Local shopping in Port Lincoln
Wander through The Bay Room and discover that special gift for you to own or spoil someone else. Whether its home wares, gift ware body products, soft furniture, cards/books, jewellery, baby, candles/oils, women’s clothing or individual unique furniture pieces. The bay room products are chosen with love some being practical and just to admire and some to brighten a special persons day.
Browse through the New Manchester Fair Port Lincoln shop who have a wide range of manchester and bedding, ranging from colourful to timeless classics or whatever may suit your decor.
Spoil you Valentine and shop at Pedemonte Jewellers Step into their elegant showroom and see stunning displays of their handcrafted jewellery as well as their extensive range of brands
Nautilus Arts Centre – Large market in the Nautilus Arts Centre (NAC) will all add to the ‘vibe’.
Other Local Services
Des’s Lincoln City Taxis – Looking for a local taxi service
NewsXpress Port Lincoln – Newsagency & Book sales to entertain those hours away on the ship.