Travel in Australia and New Zealand

Take in a Bit of History and Adventure in Yorke Peninsula, Australia
By:Sidney Morgan

Yorke Peninsula is positioned between Port Broughton and Gulf St Vincent and is a pretty beach side holiday destination having the added advantage of The Innes National Park. The cliffs interspersed with delightful beaches insure that it is a favorite vacation destination for adventure sport lovers and fun seekers alike. Outdoor enthusiasts would find the countless leisure activities like swimming, diving, and fishing truly enjoyable.

Yorke Peninsula was initially inhabited by sheep farmers before copper was discovered in the 1860, which made it a booming economy. Captain Matthew Flinders, R.N. named Yorke Peninsula after the Right Honourable Charles Philip Yorke who belonged to a noble political family. Before white settlement, Yorke Peninsula was inhabited by the Narungga people, the descendants of whom still live in Yorke Peninsula.

Take a trip down the memory lane by undertaking a historic walk through Wallaroo's long heritage that is kept alive by fascinating old buildings, ruins of copper smelters and edifices. The history and the rich culture of Yorke would leave you truly excited. Ardossan folk And District Historical Museum is another popular must see in Yorke. Here you are able to browse through an impressive collection of agricultural machinery like the Stump Jump Plough.

The 18 hole Ardrossan Golf Club is another attraction. The Ballywire Farm and Tearooms would make for an excitingly different experience too, where you can explore a working farm complete with farm animals like donkeys, horses, sheep, and cows. The visitors can interact with animals or can even try their hand in different farming activities. Yorke Peninsula is world famous for housing the world's best malting barley and premium quality wines as well.

Yorke Peninsula has an exciting array of activities and attractions for all tourists. Take a look at the copper mines or stop by the famous sheep farms of Yorke; you can even set out on a boat cruise or scenic flight. In case you are looking for something exceptional, place your bets on dolphin cruises or camel treks.

Delve deep into the mystic past of Yorke by kicking off on diving at one of the many shipwrecks left at Wardang Island. Fishing and diving are the other popular activities on offer in Yorke. Check out the village eateries and beach shacks that offer the freshest of local produce and sea fare, which would pamper the palates of every genre of gourmets.

Yorke Peninsula accommodation is as diverse as its landscape. There are lots of options including hotels, motels, caravan parks, and bed and breakfast spots to suit any budget range. In case you are looking for an superb accommodation option, then the luxurious coastline holiday villas will be the right choice. Set amidst magnificent and quiet settings, these hotels would ensure a relaxed and hassle free accommodation in Yorke.

Set amidst picturesque settings, these accommodation options ensure nothing but the best. Well accessible from all parts of Yorke and situated conveniently near the tourist attractions, Yorke hotels play a major role in promoting this area as a favorite tourist destination.

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