The Township of Coffin Bay situated on lower Eyre Peninsula, has a permanent population of approximately 650 people which swells by a further 3,000 plus people during the summer school holidays and Easter periods.
Image: Coffin Bay from the channel. View of boat ramp and Goat Island. Image courtesy of Price Marshall 2021.
Services and facilities within the town include; Fuel, gas, LGP refills, ice, bait, newspapers, groceries and takeaway food is available from the Beachcomber general store and the newest installment of the Coffin Bay IGA. There is a Chemist, post office, hairdresser, Church, Hotel, bottle shop, mechanic, a couple of restaurants, Internet facility for sending and picking up e-mails, ATMs. library, ambulance, community health Centre, Country Fire Service and caravan park. Accommodation is available ranging for motel and 4 star holiday apartments to holiday homes, cabins and beach shacks.
Image: Coffin Bay from the channel. View of Shacks along the Esplanade and Crinoline Point. Image courtesy of Price Marshall 2021.
Idyllic Coffin Bay is a smorgasbord of unspoiled natural inlets, bays and vast water ways with pristine waters and sandy beaches. Discovered by Matthew Flinders in 1802 and named in honour of his friend Sir Isaac Coffin, Coffin Bay is a beautiful and idyllic holiday destination surrounded by National and Conservation Parks with an abundance of wildlife, bird life and magnificent wildflowers to be seen.
The exposed jagged cliffs, Sand dunes, long white beaches and wild seas of the Coffin Bay Peninsula contrast starkly with the sheltered tranquil waters of the bays. Located 45kms west of Port Lincoln, Coffin Bay, where relaxing is easy has all the facilities for you and your family to enjoy nature at its best with fabulous fishing, boating, sailing, canoeing, swimming, diving, windsurfing, in fact all water sports plus walking trails and fabulous scenery.