Description

Located 467 km south east of Adelaide, Port Macdonnell is the southernmost town in South Australia. It is surrounded by interesting coastline and parklands. Nearby is the cottage at Dingley Dell where Adam Lindsay Gordon, one of Australia's most famous 19th century poets, lived.replacenewlinereplacenewlineOnce a busy shipping port, the town now relies heavily on its fishing and summer tourism industries, particularly rock lobster harvest industry, proclaiming itself "Australia's Southern Rock Lobster Capital".

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Around Port MacDonnel SA 5291


Our Picks on what to Do in Port MacDonnel SA

Feast's Classic Car Collection And Memorabilia Museum

Port Mac Donnell & District Bowling Club Inc. - Port Macdonnell SA

The Port MacDonnell & District Maritime Museum - SA

Port Macdonnell Offshore Angling Club - Port Macdonnell SA

Port Macdonnell Golf Course - Port Macdonnell SA

The Blue Lake

Our Picks on where to Stay in Port MacDonnel SA

The Barn Accommodation

Break-A-Way Accommodation

Victoria Hotel - Bay Pub

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Port MacDonnel SA

Southern Thai Cafe

The Breakwater Cafe

The Bay Pizzaria

Shopping in Port MacDonnel SA

Community Services  


Woolwash Interpretive Centre SA
Port Macdonnell,
PORT MACDONNELL SA 5291

District Council of Grant SA
324 Commercial Street West,
MOUNT GAMBIER SA 5290

Port Macdonnell Police Station SA
8 Charles Street,
PORT MACDONNELL SA 5291

Mount Gambier and Districts Health Service
276-300 Wehl Street N,
MOUNT GAMBIER SA 5290

Location Information 

  • Population: 671
  • State electorate(s): Mount Gambier
  • Federal Division(s): Barker
  • Established (yr): 1860
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Millicent SA 5280 (67.1 km, 48 mins)
Mount Gambier SA 5290 (27.7 km, 24 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Port MacDonnel SA is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

poidb.com acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.