Travel and Transport

Whyalla’s central location makes it easily accessible and ideally located for touring, vacationing and living a great lifestyle.

Getting to Whyalla is easy and Whyalla is an RV Friendly town.

By Car: Approximately a four hour drive from Adelaide on National Highway 1, and then onto Alternative Highway 1, only 45 minutes south-west of Port Augusta.

For east-west travellers, a detour into Whyalla via Iron Knob will add just 40 minutes.

By Air: Regional Express Ph. 13 17 13 and Qantas Link Ph. 13 13 13 (approximately 45 minutes flight time from Adelaide). Landing into modern airport with car hire and cabs available.

By Bus: Premier / Stateliner Coach Group.

Car Hire (in Whyalla):

Avis Rent-a-car +61 8 8645 9331

Budget +61 8 8645 5333

Hertz Rent-a-car +61 8 8644 7799.

Taxi: Des's Cabs Ph. 13 10 08

Public Transport: Des’s Transport Pty Ltd. +61 8 8644 7744.

The city bus operators provide a 5½ day service. Timetables and route maps are available from bus drivers, Library, Visitor Centre or the Council office in Darling Tce. No services run on Sunday’s or Public Holidays

Information Bays: Information bays are located at both the northern and southern entrances to Whyalla.

The Northern bay is adjacent to the Whyalla Visitor Information Centre. This information bay also has access to public toilets which are open weekdays 7am – 9pm and weekends 10am – 9pm. The toilets are unisex with disabled access and baby change facilities. 24 hour toilets are located at Wilson Park.

The Southern bay is located on the Lincoln Highway and also has a dump point.

Motorhome Facilities

Whyalla is proud to be a RV Friendly town.


Dump Point and Motorhome parking is available at both the Discovery Holiday Park and the Whyalla Caravan Park. Motorhome overnight parking is available at Stuart Park.

Dump Points

Southern Information Bay, Lincoln Highway

Jubilee Park, Whyalla Showground

Point Lowly, just past the Santos LPG plant

Potable Water

Available at dump points and the fish wash down table at the Whyalla Marina.

Please note: All Whyalla parks and gardens use recycled water.

Water is a precious resource for Whyalla, please use it thoughtfully.

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Whyalla Visitor Centre, Lincoln Highway
Open: 7 days Mon–Fri 9am–4pm. 
Weekends and public holidays 10am–4pm. 
Closed: Good Friday and Christmas Day 
Phone: (08) 8645 7900 Email:

TOLL FREE: 1800 088 589

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