Set in a quiet location away from the highway, this budget motel in Port Lincoln will place you in easy proximity of all that the city has to offer. We are also only 100 metres from the historical first landing site and the beach where the first settlers came ashore in 1839.
There are 3 ground floor accommodation options available, including: single rooms (sleeping 1 person), twin rooms (sleeping 2 people) and family rooms (sleeping 4 people).
All rooms at the First Landing Motel come fully equipped with four-poster beds, reverse cycle air conditioning, direct dial telephones, televisions, DVD players, tea and coffee making facilities, and electric blankets. Microwaves are also available in some rooms.
This accommodation in Port Lincoln offers ample car parking (with spots right at your door), express check-in/check-out and luggage storage. Home cooked breakfasts can also be delivered direct to rooms, preparing you for the long day of sightseeing ahead.
When staying at this motel, we hope that you will also explore the surrounding area –Tumby Bay, Louth Bay, Point Boston, North Shields, Coffin Bay, Wangary, Coulta, Mount Dutton Bay, Wanilla, Cummins and more.
If you have planned a First Landing Motel or Port Lincoln getaway sometime in the near future, we’re sure that you’re interested in learning more about the local attractions and things to do.
Known for being the seafood capital of Australia, you cannot visit Port Lincoln without partaking in some of the delicious local produce – from a tour of the oyster farm in nearby Coffin Bay to a fishing charter specializing in whiting or abalone. The region is also home to a number of wineries (including Boston Bay Wines, Gardeners Vineyard and Lincoln Estate Wines) and gourmet foods (including Pope’s Honey, Windy Hill Olives and West Coast Capers).
You cannot visit the spectacular Eyre Peninsula without hitting at least one of the local beaches. During the summer, you will have ample opportunity to swim and surf. During the winter, the golden sand is a great place for a stroll. Popular beaches include: Town Beach, Kirton Point, Shelly Beach, Billy Lights Point and Squeaky Beach. Other water-based activities include cruises, boat hire and even shark diving if you’re feeling a little bit adventurous.
If the ocean isn’t really your thing, there are plenty of other natural attractions found on the Eyre Peninsula, including: Roseview Garden (boasting 600 rose bushes), Whaler’s Way (a wonderland of cliffs, blowholes and caves – a photographer’s paradise), Lincoln National Park (home to easy walks, moderate hikes and challenging treks), Brinkworth Reserve at Winter Hill, Lions Picnic Reserve, Flinders Park and various lookouts.
The city also has a lot of historical significance, being the point at which South Australia’s first settlers came ashore in 1839. Learn more about the history of the region by visiting the Axel Stenross Maritime Museum, Fisherman’s Memorial, Mikkira Station & Koala Park, Koppio Smithy Museum, First Landing site, RSL Military Memorabilia Display, Mill Cottage Museum, Settler’s Cottage Museum, Railway Museum and the M.B. Kotz Collection of Stationary Engines.
The city is also home to a number of artistic and cultural pursuits, giving you ample opportunity to familiarise yourself with Port Lincoln as it is today. Some of the popular attractions include: Kuju Aboriginal Art Gallery and Workshop, Mayne Gallery, Civic Hall Gallery, Constantia Designer craftsmen workshop, Nautilus Art Centre, Dreamtime Rainbow Rock (where you can view and purchase handmade opal jewellery), and various street art sites.
If you happen to be visiting at the right time of year, the region is also host to a number of events that tourists are sure to love. Popular ones include: Tunarama Festival (a 5 day celebration of the largest fishery in Australia held on the Australia Day long weekend), Port Lincoln Cup, SALT Festival, Port Lincoln Show, Yallunda Flat Show, Cummins Show, and Loy Kratong& Multicultural Festival. You will also find various markets held most weekends throughout the year.