Visit Port Lincoln Accommodation Blog
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A changing of hands
It is with mixed emotions that I am posting this, to let you know that I have sold the business after 26 years of The Visitor Centre and then Visit Port Lincoln Accommodation. Some of you have been with me throughout the whole journey! I went th...rough some very challenging times over the years but kept going and I am very proud of my efforts in... More
Adelaide to Port Lincoln Yacht Race & Regatta
South Australia's premier ocean racing event. 35-50 boats leave Outer Harbour on Friday to compete in a 156 nautical mile race that takes them south west to Marion Reef at the foot of York Peninsula along the foot to the spectacular Cape Spencer the...n North West past Wedge and Thistle Islands and Dangerous Reef to the welcome of Port Lincoln nestle... More
MGA Insurance Group Port Lincoln Cup 2022
There's a reason why The Port Lincoln Cup is the premier feature event on the Eyre Peninsula sporting calendar!There is nothing like the LIVE action of trackside racing, the sound of thunder as the racehorses sprint to the finish line - the ground tr...embles and the crowd roars!With the amazing array of colours, the racegoers dressed in their finest,... More
Port Lincoln's link to Melbourne Cup
Have you heard of Makybe Diva? Maybe you were one of the many lucky punters on those fateful Melbourne Cup days who won a pretty penny when she won? This champion Australian thoroughbred racehorse was the only horse to w...in three Melbourne Cup races and the only mare to win it more than once. She achieved the ... More
Seared Spencer Gulf King Prawns with green vegetables and lemon mustard dressing
Serves 4Recipe by Chef Lucas Glanville- www.msc.orgIngredients12 large peeled and cleaned Spencer Gulf King prawns1 bulb fennel, sliced1 red onion, sliced200g steamed kipfler potatoes (or similar)8 spears green asparagus, sliced100g st...eamed fine green beans1 tablespoon grain mustard60ml extra virgin olive oilJuice of 1 lemon20 ml wat... More
BBQ SOUTHERN ROCK LOBSTER, TARRAGON AND MUSTARD BUTTER
Recipe from Matt Moran- www.mattmoran.com.auServes4INGREDIENTS2 x 1kg Live Southern Rock Lobsters 200g Salted butter, at room temperature 1 Bunch tarragon, leaves picked 2Tbs Seeded Mustard 1 lemon, zest & wedges for serving METHOD1. Pre Hea...t Barbecue or Grill on high heat 2. To prepare the lobster, place the live lobster into a freezer fo... More
The famous Tunarama Tuna Toss!
The highlight of the Festival is the famous Tuna Toss competition. 'Have a go' at tossing a tuna for your chance to win the Tuna Toss World Championship. Competitors travel from around the globe to see who can throw these 10 kg fish the farthest. Wi...th big cash rewards and a unique trophy, this is one item for anyone's bucket list. Held in the... More
Sorry not sorry! Coffin Bay Oysters
A recent report by Nina Karnikowski from Traveller.com.au, has stated after tasting Coffin Bay Oysters you will not be able to taste another from else where without comparing the two and longing to have another Coffin Bay Oyster instead.Rea...d the full story here: http://www.traveller.com.au/oyster-tasting-coffin-bay-h1a0ox?fbclid=IwAR... More
Have you heard of Ken Martin?
He is the master behind our amazing bronze sculpture of the famous Makybe Diva! This was Ken Martin's first piece of public art. Makybe Diva was unveiled 30th October 2006 to commemorate her achievements as one of the greatest racehorses in Australia...n history.The latest bronze sculpture to grace our foreshore is the Tuna Poler- Unveiled on the 28th... More
From The Fresh Fish Place
Deepwater Flathead is always a favourite either steamed, baked, pan-fried, crumbed or battered.Caught from and within the Great Australian Bight Trawl Sector. The Commonwealth catch of Deepwater Flathead is managed by quota. This means the catch of t...his fish by commercial fishers is restricted by weight.Commercial fishermen are required to fill in ... More