Why visit Moonta?

 

Moonta has been rated as the top town to visit!

According to a recent survey of South Australians taken by the RAA of SA, two of The Copper Coast towns featured highly.

In November 2017, The Top Ten South Australian Towns are:

  1. Moonta
  2. Goolwa
  3. Beachport
  4. Wallaroo
  5. Robe
  6. Morgan
  7. Mt Gambier
  8. Woomera
  9. Pt Lincoln
  10. Renmark

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So, when looking for a place to take a break, Moonta has a lot of people voting for it!  Let’s look at some possible reasons why Moonta topped the list.

 

 

Moonta:

  • Is less than two hours’ drive from Adelaide.
  • Has a rich historical tapestry woven through daily life.
  • Has a variety of local specialty art and craft shops.
  • Is within easy reach of several great beaches.
  • Excellent fishing opportunities.
  • Has many different styles of cafes and eateries to cater for all tastes.
  • Has many accommodation options to cater for romantic getaways to large family holidays.

SplashTownfunforkidsThe RAA has also mentioned ‘Splash Town’, the free water play park in Moonta, as one of the best attractions, especially for children and let’s face it, how often do you find something free these days?

So, what are you waiting for? Book your holiday in Moonta now!

 

 

 

 

 

Where is Moonta?

 

Self-drive: By George is located in Moonta, about a two-hour or 160 kilometre drive north-west of Adelaide, in the Copper Coast Triangle region of the Northern Yorke Peninsula. Park your car in the secure off-street parking at the rear of your accommodation and enjoy taking in the sights walking around the historic township of Moonta!

 

Coach: Yorke Peninsula Coach have services between Adelaide and Moonta.

For a long weekend, the coach leaves Adelaide on Fridays in the late afternoon and there is a return service on a Monday Public Holiday in the early afternoon. Perfect timing and you don’t have to drive! It is approximately a ten-minute walk from the Moonta bus stop to your perfect holiday accommodation at By-George.