In Moonta Bay, nearly half of the accommodation types happen to be house rentals, and they represent 47.62% of Moonta Bay's properties. Additionally, the average size of house rentals in Moonta Bay is 130 m², with a median price of $250 a night. Furthermore, most house rentals in Moonta Bay are able to welcome 8 people, which makes Moonta Bay a wonderful destination for large groups. Holidaymakers looking for something else can also find many apartment rentals, which are the second most popular type of accommodation in Moonta Bay. Our data reveals that the median cost of apartment rentals is $254 per night for an area of 100 m².
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Moonta Bay holiday rentals offer the best of the Copper Coast region
The cottages and cabins of Moonta bay are both cosy and affordable, the perfect place for you to feel right at home when travelling.
Getting to Your Moonta Bay Accommodation
Visitors to Moonta Bay can get to their accommodation using several options. The closest major airport is Adelaide International Airport, from where you can catch a taxi or shuttle service to Moonta Bay. If you're driving, the town is connected via the B85 highway to the national A1 highway from Adelaide. There's also bus service available from Adelaide through Yorke Peninsula Coaches.
The Moonta Passenger & Taxi Service provides additional transport services in the Yorke Peninsula region. They operate around the clock, serving communities including Port Hughes, Moonta, Moonta Mines, Adelaide, and Adelaide Airport. You can book your ride online, via their mobile app, or by calling them.
What to Eat While Visiting Moonta Bay
The Moonta Bay area has a number of restaurants serving a variety of food. Thinking about having some delicious pizza? You can get some at the Pier 22 & Moonta Bay Motel. There's also a selection of other great dishes and wine. The view is hard to beat, with the potential to catch some stunning sunsets.
Pasta and seafood lovers are in luck with Café Capella's by the Bay. Try some of this restaurant's assorted mouthwatering cakes and gelato. With seating both outside and inside, there's plenty of space for diners to stretch out in a great location by the water.
The Taste the Yorke café on George St makes some of the best eggs and bacon around. The eatery is known for its friendly customer service and cosy atmosphere, making it an ideal local stop for visitors of all types. Another top cafe option is Cafe Moonta, which has been recognised for its excellent service and delicious food for a great value.
The Moonta Gallery and Museum
The Moonta Gallery of Arts features exciting new exhibitions by various local Australian artists for all modern and contemporary art enthusiasts to discover. Inspired by Australia's nature and island spirit, this gallery is open to all and even gives visitors the opportunity to purchase paintings and small sculptures. Previous exhibitions have worked with themes such as environmental conservation, Australian politics, and island culture.
Moonta is also a historic mining town. For those who are interested in learning about Australia's past, the Moona Mines Museum is open to show visitors the industries around which this community was built, and to educate through a fun underground train ride through the mines. If the tour of the mines has piqued your interest, there are also many other heritage sites near the museum, such as the traditional mining houses with their unusual fencing.
Family holidays in Moonta
For those who choose Moonta as a holiday destination for the family, there are some great child-friendly excursions available. The Copper Coast's Splash Town is a waterpark with excellent online reviews from visitors, and it offers up the ideal chance to have fun and cool down on the water slides. The park contains swimming areas for children, multiple water slides as well as food and facilities for every need.
Simm's Cove is also a great excursion for kids and adults alike. A beautiful sandy beach stretches along Moonta Bay where visitors sunbathe, swim, build sandcastles and buy ice-cream at the beachside. Many cafes are located along the beach, and families often spend the entire day there lounging and enjoying the lovely weather.
Nightlife in Moonta: classic Australian pubs
Moonta Bay also has a lot to offer for those who like good food, drink and night life. Try the traditional Aussie pubs like the Port Hughes Tavern and Lahan Wurrpbu bar. Visitors can have a colourful cocktail, dine with a view of the ocean from the Seagate Motel, and enjoy grilled seafood at the Moonta RSL restaurant.
The Moonta Bay Memorial Bowling Club is an alternative way to spend the evening with fun activities such as bowling and getting to know the Moonta community. The Bowling Club offers friendly games, drinks and great conversation with the warm-hearted locals. Located centrally in Moonta, this club is easily accessible from most holiday rentals in the area. Visitors of all ages may join in on the fun and games.
Discover Moonta Bay's Beautiful Beaches
There are numerous accommodation options in Moonta Bay, many located close to its attractive beaches. Guests can book choices like a cabin or apartment, with possible amenities such as a private swimming pool, a fully-furnished kitchen, and ample parking.
Rossiters Point is ideal for swimming because of the calm waters here. The beach also provides panoramic views of the local area. Port Hughes Jetty is another good location for swimmers of all types, especially kids, because of the gentle waves here. It's a year-round spot for fishing, particularly with several types of crab, fish, and squid.
Just outside of town is Tiparra Bay, south of Port Hughes. It features a 7km-long shoreline where guests can enjoy walks next to sand dunes after swimming in the afternoon sun. The bay consists of three beaches, with a nearby gravel road providing easy access to them.
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