You can see our climate diagram above. The highest average temperatures are in the month of January. No heat wave is expected in June, where minimum average temperatures usally hit a 7° low. The rainiest month is July while the driest month is February.
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Choose a holiday rental in the historic town of Port Elliot
From luxury villas with panoramic sea views through to cosy holiday houses, Port Elliot in South Australia offers a selection of holiday rentals that caters for anyone and everyone. If you love history or the finer things in life, you will be spoilt for choice.
Getting to your Port Elliot Accommodation
There are many great options for accommodation in Port Elliot, from cottages to large beach houses. This seaside town is located just 80km south of Adelaide, so it's easy to reach your holiday rental. If driving from Adelaide, take Main South Road (Highway A13) which runs through the southern suburbs, and then turn onto Victor Harbor Road. Just before Victor Harbor, follow the signs to take the turnoff to Port Elliot.
If coming by air you'll arrive into Adelaide Airport, just west of the CBD. There's many options here for hiring a car, with a number of agencies on-site. From the airport, follow Sir Donald Bradman Drive to Main South Road, and then follow the directions stated above. Peak hour in Adelaide usually runs from around 7.30am to 9am and 4pm to 6pm, but outside of these times there's relatively little traffic and you can expect a smooth run to your accommodation.
What to eat on your holiday in Port Elliot
With all this adventure, you're bound to work up a good appetite. Even if you pack a picnic to take along on the journey, chances are you’ll fancy something hot or ice-cold during the day. Luckily, Port Elliot offers plenty of choice.
Over at the Flying Fish Café, located right on the shore, you can prepare for the day with something tasty from their breakfast menu. Alternatively enjoy a light and fresh lunch to tide you over, or tuck into a hearty dinner. Items include fish and chips straight from the ocean and Crusted Japanese Pumpkin.
For an evening treat, head down to Eat at Whalers, also with stunning ocean views. Set a little further down the coast, this restaurant aims for fresh, contemporary cuisine amid a relaxed atmosphere. Items on their menu include chicken karaage, seafood chowder and a vegetarian platter.
For some good old pub grub, then the Hotel Elliot is the place to go. With low prices, a friendly atmosphere and suitable for families, it offers a touch of home during your stay. Tuck into a Sunday Brunch or a juicy steak in front of a roaring fire during the colder months.
Port Elliot: A town steeped in history
From museums to walking trails, there numerous opportunities to delve a bit deeper into the stories that have led Port Elliot to where it is today. Learn its history in museums or on fascinating walks.
The Port Elliot Heritage Trail is great fun for the whole family. Meander around some of the town’s historic buildings including the Railway Ticket Office and the Council Chambers and read the boards along the way.
Or take a trip to the Southern Fleurieu Historical Museum, run by friendly volunteers. With exhibits inside and outside, it helps you learn about dairy farming of the past and the household artefacts our ancestors used. The entry price is very reasonable and kids even go free.
The Port Elliot Maritime Heritage Trail is slightly different to the Heritage Trail as it focuses on the area’s maritime history. But it's equally worth following. As well as featuring some helpful signs which tell you more about the history, this gentle walk also takes you along a beautiful stretch of coast.
Family holidays in Port Elliot
There’s plenty in Port Elliot to keep the little ones entertained and you may even enjoy what is on offer just as much as they do.
Port Elliot has a beautiful sandy shoreline where you can spend the day - dog-friendly Boomer Beach lies between the port and nearby historical town of Victor Bay and is named for the sound of the waves breaking against the dunes.
It’s only natural that there would be a wealth of water activities in Port Elliot. One place to visit is Surf and Sun Middleton, located a mere 4 kilometres away. Try windsurfing, kitesurfing and traditional surfing all under the guidance of professionals.
South Australia Whale Centre is an interactive learning experience where children and adults alike can discover more about the history of whaling. Amongst its exhibits are whale and dolphin skeletons, plenty of shells and even some miniature boats.
Explore Port Elliot's spectacular scenery
Surrounded by ocean, rivers and some beautiful scenery, you’ll want to get outdoors and make the most of your stay. Luckily, Port Elliot gives you plenty of chances to get up close and personal with nature, as well as wildlife. Pack some sturdy shoes and get exploring.
Coorong National Park is a 15.5 kilometre drive away and offers a breathtaking landscape of dunes, ocean views, saltpans and lagoons. Stretching over 150 kilometres, it is an established sanctuary for shorebirds - so make sure you bring your binoculars.
Not only are there stunning views from Onkaparinga River National Park, but it also hosts Australia’s second largest river, and with it canoeing, fishing and swimming opportunities. Alongside the river, the park has gorges, rock pools and places for rock climbing.
Granite Island is named after the boulders that litter its surface. Located a walkable 9.1 kilometres along the coast, it is accessed via a wooden causeway over the sea which makes for a memorable entrance. Other things to look out for on the island include penguins and modern art exhibits.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much should I expect to pay for a holiday letting in Port Elliot?
When visiting Port Elliot, you can find holiday rentals from as little as $35 per night.
What holiday rental amenities do people typically look for when visiting Port Elliot?
In terms of holiday home amenities, travellers visiting Port Elliot most often look for TVs, barbecues and internet.
How many accommodation offers are there in Port Elliot?
You can browse 197 holiday lettings in Port Elliot, and find great deals from $35 per night.
Are pets permitted in holiday accommodation in Port Elliot?
Want to go on holiday with your dog? You'll find 25 pet-friendly holiday lettings in Port Elliot.
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