Destination guide

Experience Port Hughes in holiday homes for rent

The small coastal town of Port Hughes in South Australia is a popular destination for travellers looking for summertime fun on the Yorke Peninsula. It has a modest population of a few hundred people, but with numerous beaches, water sports and golf courses, Port Hughes proves to be a top holiday spot for all kinds of different people looking for a relaxing and thrilling adventure by the water in holiday homes.


Sightseeing in and around Port Hughes

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Port Hughes a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Copperclub Golf Course (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Moonta Bay Swimming Enclosure (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Moonta Bay Water Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Moonta Golf Course (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Wallaroo Golf Course (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor adventure from Port Hughes holiday homes

Since Port Hughes is located right on the Australia coast, you can expect a plethora of outdoor activities to be available. In fact, there is a line of shipwrecks you can see right along the coast when you venture through the Investigator Strait Shipwreck Trail. Drive by on your way to holiday accommodation to see them from a distance or dive in directly, where you’ll find fascinating wrecks and sea creatures alike. Nearby, you’ll find Innes National Park with its sandy beaches, weathered cliffs and historical lighthouses. The Port Hughes fishing scene is also quite popular with charters and piers available, which cater to several different fishing styles.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Port Hughes

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Port Hughes. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Port Hughes Waterfront Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Simms Cove (0.6 mi / 1 km)

Fun in the sun by Port Hughes holiday rentals

Beaches are among the most popular attractions within the Port Hughes area and are famous for their soft sands and shining waves. If you fancy yourself an angler, you may want to visit Browns Beach, a popular spot for catching Australian salmon. For travellers looking to swim, South Beach may be the best option, thanks to its calm and gentle waves. Meanwhile, Harry Point offers a bit of both. The traditional beach area is perfect for swimming during high tide, and there’s a jetty and harbour walls that make perfect locations for travellers looking to get some fishing in.

How to get around

Transport to Port Hughes holiday homes

Port Hughes is a small, isolated area, but there are a few options when it comes to transportation. The closest domestic airport is Cowell Airport about 75 km away, but Adelaide International Airport (132 km away) is the only international option. Once you’re in the area, however, numerous bus and taxi options can get you to the heart of Port Hughes. In fact, you can get to Port Hughes from Adelaide in just two hours, and you can get there from Edithburgh in an hour and 45 minutes, approximately. Of course, driving yourself will always be the fastest and most affordable option to get to and from your holiday accommodation. Considering how small Port Hughes is, most of the major attractions can be reached by walking, but bus services work throughout the Yorke Peninsula area.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Port Hughes?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 68 holiday rentals around Port Hughes. From 54 holiday houses to 3 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Port Hughes is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Port Hughes?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Port Hughes. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Simms Cove: 131 holiday rentals
  • Port Hughes Jetty: 131 holiday rentals
  • Port Hughes Boat Ramp: 131 holiday rentals
  • Port Hughes Waterfront Park: 131 holiday rentals
  • Copperclub Golf Course: 132 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Port Hughes listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Port Hughes?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 54 Houses in Port Hughes. Our other popular types of Port Hughes holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 5 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 5 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Port Hughes?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 13 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Port Hughes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.