Attractions

“Spend a night not a fortune at the Travelway Motel Port Pirie”

Port Pirie is approximately 2 hours north of Adelaide and is the gateway to the Southern Flinders Ranges and Out Back. Known as the City of Friendly People, Port Pirie was built upon industry and still celebrates its past while moving into the future as a progressive and beautiful place to live, work and visit.

The award winning Port Pirie Regional Tourism & Arts Centre is also the home of Shakka, the largest White Pointer Shark landed in South Australia, get up close and personal. The Cultural Precinct offers a range of attractions and tours, from miniature trains, museums, Nyrstar Smelter or Step on Tours of the city. The Port Pirie RSL Military Museum is a must see tribute to all Australians who have served in armed conflicts. Climb into a Huey Helicopter the work horse of Vietnam and some. For those who enjoy days gone by, the National Trust Museum has many memorabilia and also a viewing tower looking over the harbour and Main Street.

Port Pirie is a service centre hub for many picturesque small towns in the Southern Flinders districts with excellent eateries, wineries, shopping and sporting facilities as well as many sporting and cultural events.

Stay a while and discover the region’s many self-drive discovery tours, mountain cycling, hiking and fishing spots from jetties or beaches. Bring a boat and we will show you where to fish amongst the public reefs.

You can pick up a Port Pirie and Southern Flinders Ranges information booklet with maps from the Travelway Motel when you book in.

Travelling through to the North, South, East or West we are:

  •  6 hrs Coober Pedy
  •  4.15 hrs Broken Hill
  •  2.5 hrs Adelaide
  •  5.5 hrs Maree
  •  3.45 hrs Renmark
  •  11 hrs Melbourne
  •  5.5 hrs Port Lincoln
  •  5.00 hrs Mildura
  •  15.5 hrs Sydney
  •  5.45hrs Ceduna
  •  3.15 hrs Marion Bay
  •  25 hrs Perth
  •  12.00 hrs Border Village
  •  4.15 hrs Rapid Bay
  •  14 hrs Alice Springs