Why stay at Moonta?


Pelican in Moonta BayMoonta is in the heart of the Copper Coast Triangle and a stone’s throw from some of the most beautiful beaches in South Australia. Whether you want to enjoy swimming in the surf or sunning on the beaches or taking your boat out for the day, Moonta is the best place! Families will enjoy the freedom of time at the beach. Enjoy the sunset with a romantic picnic on the beach.

Wanting to relax with friends over a good meal and glass of wine? There are many restaurants, hotels and cafes within walking distance offering a variety of cuisines and price ranges.

Enjoy the historical buildings and sites around Moonta, Wallaroo and Kadina by taking a self-drive tour. Check in at the National Trust Moonta and find out what there is to do! There are also several walking tours available around the town.

Walk the Yorke walking routes around the Copper Coast


There are several great walks of varying lengths to do around the area. Check out the suggested options, choose your time limit and enjoy the great scenery!

Remember to wear appropriate clothing (including a hat) and footwear. Water is a must to carry with you. Always walk with a friend – you’ll have someone to take the fantastic photos of you enjoying yourself in the great outdoors of the Copper Coast!


Into craft and hobbies? Moonta has many craft supplies and retail shops. Indulge yourself and spend a weekend or longer away dedicated to your passion!

So how do you get to 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!

Sip your morning coffee on the balcony while you watch the world go by on the main street of Moonta!

The balcony also provides a great private viewing spot for the famous Kernewek Lowender Cornish Parade which takes place biennially in May and the annual Christmas Parade in December.

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.