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Water Activities & Fishing
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Water Activities & Fishing

Water Activities

 

Boat Ramps

Main ramp in front of the Augusta Hotel
Ski Club ramp north of the old bridge
Yacht Club ramp south of Woolworths
Accessible at any tide.

Floating pontoons

At the end of the wharf near the Yacht Club
West side of Port Augusta in front of the Augusta Hotel


Fishing

Port Augusta's unusually sheltered waters are great for fishing.
You can fish from:

Jetty

Westside Jetty
The Wharf 

Land

Redbanks and the Back Beach
Tidal flats through summer - yellow fin whiting, garfish and tommy ruff with dolphin fish in December.

Boat

Boat fishing by the Power Station outlet channel in winter, June through October is brilliant.
Yellowtail kingfish, king george whiting are also found in these waters.
Garfish in the mangroves in May.
Rugger snapper are found in summer around the Power Station and further south on artificial and natural grounds.

Sailing

Being the 2nd oldest Yacht Club in South Australia Port Augusta has very friendly, experienced and extremely helpful yachties.
Drop into the Club for a shower, charts, anchorages and fishing tips or call beforehand on Phone 08 86424856

All year round sailing that's safe, scenic and interesting.
The Club runs occassional dinghy and keel boat races with sail training on Sundays.
The Annual Gulf trip - a 14-day tag-along-tour is held in March.
The Tripolis - a three-day race, sets sail each year during the Christmas break.

Swimming Beaches

On the eastern foreshore, between the Oasis Apartments and the bridge.
Swimming pontoons by the jetty.
Adjacent to the Yacht Club
West side - between the bridge and the Augusta Hotel
Between the new bridge and old bridge

Swimming Pool

Ryan Mitchell Swim Centre is Port Augusta's community pool and recreation facility.
Surrounded by lawn, trees and shade sails, along with an onsite canteen, this is the perfect place to keep cool on those hot days. There is a pool to suit all ages, with a 50m 5 lane pool, an intermediate pool  and a covered wading pool for small children. A perfect place to relax.
       
                                  
 

 

 

Oct-March, days & hours may vary.


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