Coffin Bay, originally Coffin's Bay, is a town at the southern extremity of the Eyre Peninsula, a wheat growing area of South Australia. At the 2016 census, Coffin Bay had a population of 611. The town is situated on the western side of the southern tip of Eyre Peninsula about 46 km from Port Lincoln. The population swells during holiday seasons to more than 2,000 people due to its proximity to the Coffin Bay National Park. It is a popular location for boating, sailing, swimming, water-skiing, skindiving and wind-surfing, as well as fishing (rock, surf, angling and boat). Oyster farming is conducted in the quiet waters of Coffin Bay. Coffin Bay is in the District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula local government area, the state electoral district of Flinders and the federal Division of Grey.

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Coffin Bay National Park

Coffin Bay Golf Club

Pure Coffin Bay Oysters & Farm Tours

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Bella Casa

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1802 Oyster Bar


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Community Services  

Port Lincoln Visitor Information Centre SA
3 Adelaide Place,

District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula
Railway Terrace,

Port Lincoln Health and Hospital Service SA
Oxford Terrace,

Location Information 

  • Population: 611
  • State electorate(s): Flinders
  • Federal Division(s): Grey
  • Established (yr): 1952
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Elliston SA 5670 (141 km, 1 hr 29 mins)
Port Lincoln SA 5606 (46.9 km, 33 mins)