There's an abundance of wildlife to be found on Yorke Peninsula.
You can see kangaroos and emus roaming free and a variety of birdlife from black-faced cormorants to wedge-tailed eagles, falcons and crested tern.
In Innes National Park, keep an eye out for emus, western grey kangaroos, western pygmy possums, the rare western whipbird, ospreys and maybe even a white-bellied sea eagle in full flight. Sharp-eyed visitors may spot a malleefowl roaming in the park, an elusive and rare ground-dwelling bird, slightly larger than a domestic hen.
Dolphins can be found all year round in the shallow waters of the Yorke Peninsula coast. Between May and September, keep an eye out for southern-right whales as they pass along the coastline.
Why not visit one of Yorke Peninsula's fauna parks:
HJ & Brian Cook Native Animal Reserve, Minlaton - home to emus, wallabies and kangaroos.
The Bute Lions Fauna Park in the heart of Bute has emus, peacocks, guinea fowl and golden pheasants.
Many towns throughout the region have nature walks - stroll through native bushland or watch pelicans lazing on the beach, black swans drifting gracefully in the shallows and a myriad of other coastal birdlife.