Renowned as the town of the largest lobster fishing fleet and is also the southernmost town in South Australia.
Surrounded by dramatic coastline and attractive parklands, Port MacDonnell is situated approximately 28 kilometres from the regional centre of Mount Gambier.
Port MacDonnell District Maritime Museum features a huge collection of artefacts of coastal communities and the cultural significance of the district, also showcasing exhibits of shipwrecks found at various local areas.
Take a drive approximately 4 kilometres west of Port MacDonnell and visit the site of Cape Northumberland. Featuring distinctive rock formations, one of which locals refer to as the Petrified Forest, these have been formed by rock erosion due to the salty sea water. While there, take a look at the old lighthouse which has been standing since 1882.
Other attractions in the area include some adventurous diving at Piccaninnie Ponds, typical swamp with subterraneous springs and beautiful aquatic creatures. Hike up Mount Shank, which is an interesting volcanic attraction where you can take in the vast scenery once you reach the top.