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Getting to Yorke Peninsula

Yorke Peninsula is an easy drive north of Adelaide. The driving is smooth and best of all, once you are here there are no traffic lights.

It's only two and a half hours drive from top to bottom and around 30 to 40 minutes from coast to coast. 

Close proximity between towns and attractions on Yorke Peninsula makes for a leisurely drive, so travel at your own pace, stop when you want and enjoy the sights!


Getting here and travelling around

Bus Services

Yorke Peninsula Coaches operate regular services to a number of towns on Yorke Peninsula, departing from the Adelaide Central Bus Station on Franklin Street.  


To make the most of your South Australian travel experience, you may like to include a journey on Spencer Gulf Searoad, a ferry service operating across Spencer Gulf between Wallaroo, Yorke Peninsula and Lucky Bay, Eyre Peninsula.

The ferry makes return trips daily, giving visitors the opportunity to travel in safety and comfort between the two Peninsula's.

Visit the Spencer Gulf Searoad website for timetable and ticket information.


Yorke Peninsula has 3 taxi services that operate within the central Yorke Peninsula and Copper Coast areas. 

Copper Triangle Taxis operate in Kadina, Moonta, Wallaroo and surrounding areas, and have wheelchair accessible vehicles and a small bus. Phone 08 8821 3444.

Moonta Passenger & Taxi Services provides a fixed fare 7 day a week taxi service to Moonta, Kadina and Wallaroo and surrounding towns offering friendly service and 2 mini buses. Adelaide Airport transfers available. Major credit cards and CabCharge accepted.  Phone 0447 528 000.

Tim’s Taxis services Ardrossan and surrounding areas.  All major credit cards accepted, and transfers to Adelaide are available. Phone 0447 770 012.

Car Hire

Yorke Peninsula doesn't have any car hire facilities in the region so if you are looking to hire a car, we recommend hiring a vehicle in Adelaide.

Budget Rent a Car, Europcar, Access Rent-a-Car, Avis, Excel network Rent a Car, Redspot, Smile Rent a Car and Thrifty Car Rental are just some of the car hire companies in and around Adelaide.

Once you are here, the driving is easy and its a short leisurely drive between towns and attractions.

The Yorke Peninsula is the traditional lands of the Narungga (Nharangga) people, who have lived on, and cared for, this country since the beginning of time. We work, live and travel on Nharannga Banggara [Country], and we take time away from those pursuits to acknowledge and pay our deep respects to the Nharangga Elders of the past and present. 

Today, it is essential that we continue to care for and protect our spectacular natural environment. Tread lightly and leave no trace. Learn more about responsible and respectful travel on Yorke Peninsula.