Fowlers Bay Conservation Reserve - SA

  National Parks,Reserves


DEG: -32.000047 132.375204
DMS: 32º 00' 0.16" S 132º 22' 30.71" E
UTM: 53 H 6456548mN 252036mE
Altitude: 4m


Place Type

Reserves - National Parks,Reserves


664.59kms NorthWest of Adelaide - Driving 920 km (10 hours 27 mins)

Address & Contact

Fowlers Bay Conservation Reserve
South Australia 5690
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A


4WD access is per­mit­ted across the dunes and along the beaches. There are 3 des­ig­nat­ed bush areas with­in Fowlers Bay Con­ser­va­tion Park (Scotts Beach Campground, Mexican Hat Headland Campground, Mexican Hat Flat Campground). Alternatively, there is a caravan park in the township.

Dur­ing the whale watch­ing sea­son from May to Octo­ber Fowler’s Bay Con­ser­va­tion Park pro­vides an excel­lent overnight stop for whilst whale watch­ing along the Eyre Penin­su­la Coast. You can find a ruined look­out and whale bones on Point Fowler which are evi­dence of the area’s whal­ing history.

Fowler’s Bay is blessed with an abun­dance of good fish­ing. A good time can be had catch­ing Mul­loway, Whit­ing, Garfish, Tom­my Ruff, Treval­ly and Sweep. Scot­ts Beach and Mex­i­can Hat are very pop­u­lar for surf fish­ing. You will need your vehi­cle to vis­it these areas.

Boat fish­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties are noth­ing short of excel­lent. Should you intend to fish from a boat it is rec­om­mend­ed you seek local advice as weath­er con­di­tions in this part of the world can be very changeable. Ensure your are famil­iar with fish­ing restric­tions of the Nuyts Arch­i­pel­ago marine park pri­or to arrival. Fish­ing is active­ly man­aged in South Aus­tralia by the Depart­ment of Pri­ma­ry Indus­tries and Resources SA.
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Closest Weather Station

Thevenard at 23/08:30pm CST
Distance from Fowlers Bay Conservation Reserve 120.38km E
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Ceduna Amo
Distance from Fowlers Bay Conservation Reserve 125.36km E
Mean Max. °C28.628.226.724.220.818.217.418.721.423.826.027.3
Mean Min. °C15.
Mean Rain mm11.513.716.419.432.335.339.834.527.725.319.420.7

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