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“the cliff” (10 reviews)
LOCATION
Port Lincoln, South Australia, Australia
Ways to Experience Whalers Way
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"rugged coastline"
in 9 reviews
"the cliff"
in 10 reviews
"eyre peninsula"
in 9 reviews
"swimming hole"
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"entry pass"
in 2 reviews
"national park"
in 8 reviews
"nice scenic drive"
in 2 reviews
"private property"
in 3 reviews
"spectacular scenery"
in 4 reviews
"information centre"
in 6 reviews
"coastal drive"
in 2 reviews
"wheel drive"
in 4 reviews
"picnic lunch"
in 3 reviews
"take photos"
in 3 reviews
"fur seals"
in 4 reviews
"on the rocks"
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"pt lincoln"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

if you visit Lincoln then this is a "must do", rough water with ocean views for miles, when we drove through a few million flies kept us company but all was good, a bit of wind and they would be gone, just a great way...More

Thank poppaDave58
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It depends what you're after when you go to Whalers Way. If you want a scenic highway and cafes and hundreds of tourists - you've come to the wrong place! Whalers is for those who appreciate nature, want to watch the ocean rolling in, see...More

Thank iandsmith
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were told about this by the very helpful lady in the PL information office, It turned out to be an awesome experience, rugged coast great views and no another soul in the place which is a very large private peninsular property we spent the...More

Thank bnorbury
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

Coastline is rugged and windy. A straight drop down from the cliff looking down into the ocean created a dramatic view. With gusting wind pushing you from all directions, giant fissures and series of crevasses, one wrong move could make this place to take your...More

Thank youngcats
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

An entry permit to this privately owned sanctuary can be obtained from the Port Lincoln Visitor Centre. Or ,one can also be obtained at the gate to the sanctuary. Although there is only 14km of road in the sanctuary, you will need to allow plenty...More

Thank Kiwibird248
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Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

We had a half a day here but could have spent the whole day easily. Amazing views of Australia’s rugged coastline. Plenty of wildlife to see... seals, kangaroos, emus etc. I would recommend a 4 wheel drive as there is a lot of rough roads....More

Thank Angela H
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Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

Good place to go explore, get some sun and be active. Bought the permit at the Port Lincoln information centre, but it seems you can buy the permit at the location too. I found the map received at the information centre was better to use...More

Thank cc7391
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Reviewed January 8, 2018

Had a great day out with the family. Don’t understand the negative comments here, better signposted than the national parks we’ve visited. Get a great feel of the power of the ocean. Was great to see the emus, roos, seals ospreys and lucky enough for...More

Thank Mike H
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Reviewed January 8, 2018

We went to Whales way in the morning of a hot day, and it was beautiful to see this coastline. Before you plan your trip down here, you need to make sure you have your permit (by carload) which is available from the Visitor Centre...More

Thank saroadie
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

Whalers way is a great way to spend an afternoon on a nice day. It's a 14km stretch with lots of stops along the way to check out. To enter into the drive you have to obtain a $30 day permit which you can purchase...More

Thank Stephanie V
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Penny K
July 8, 2015|
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Response from Ausani | Reviewed this property |
You can get the pass key at the little kiosk thing at the gate. However, th permit needs to be collected from the tourist info centre. If they don't have any, they will be able to advise where to get them from.
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