Whyalla is located in South Australia. It is a coastal city, on the Eyre Peninsula, and it has a population over 23,000. Rent a car in Whyalla that was established by this name in 1920 and developed as an important port for various shippings, which lead to its rapid economic growth. In recent years, Whyalla also managed to attract mining ventures, which lead to the city's expansion.
Rent a car and visit one of the largest regional centres in South Australia, Whyalla has all the facilities that you would expect from a city this size. From seven day a week shopping, educational precinct, sporting facilities and the fantastic boating facilities.
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Located on the Eyre Peninsula, Whyalla experiences Mediterranean-style temperatures, often a few degrees cooler than the South Australian capital of Adelaide during summer, and a few degrees warmed in winter. In Summer, temperatures range from 25-32°C and 12-18°C during Winter. For temperatures that suit both beach and outdoor adventures, consider visiting during Autumn.
A four-hour drive from Adelaide, South Australia, Whyalla is a great first stop on a larger road trip through the state. Along the way stop at Port Augusta before making your onward journey to Whyalla. Parking in the town centre is a mix of street parking and paid parking stations.
Hop in your rental car and move around Whyalla that boasts spectacular outback landscapes, scenic views, vast coastline and is rich in culture and heritage. Park your car rental while in Whyalla and try your hand at some of the best fishing in South Australia or take a tour on the land locked ship HMAS Whyalla. Whatever your interests are, rent a car in Whyalla for it has something to offer for everyone.
Main Attractions within Whyalla
Whyalla Conservation Park is located near Whyalla and it is the place where people can find out more about species of animals and plants living in this semi-arid area. The climate is as such that only some species are able to survive here. After parking your rental car, visitors may enjoy walking and hiking in the park, as well as admiring specific landscape, flora and fauna.
Snapper Fishing Competition is held every year in Whyalla and only accepts people who have not fished for commercial purposes in the past year. It is a great event for locals and visitors, for it offers fun activities and shows over an entire weekend. Be sure to witness the competition that results in prizes won by the fisherman who caught the heaviest fish.
Whyalla is thus a place for admiring cultural local heritage and all that nature has to offer in these beautiful surroundings. Rent a car and take part in this maritime experience in all events and venues.