The Zanoni Wreck

Yorke Peninsula

From $5.00
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The Zanoni was a 3 masted Barque which sank in 1867 approximately 10 nautical miles south east of Ardrossan. She was not discovered until April 1983. Many of the artifacts retrieved from the wreck can now be viewed at the Ardrossan Museum. A short video about the Zanoni is available to watch in the Museum's Maritime room. The Zanoni is the most intact 19th century merchant sailing vessel located in South Australia. The Zanoni has been declared a Historic Shipwreck under the Historic Shipwreck Act 1981.


Gallery / Museum


From $5.00 to $5.00

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.