The region’s landscape is dramatic and beautiful and hosts the most scenic roads, 4WD tracks, walking trails and beaches. Camping, hiking and exploring these stunning world-class attractions in our region are a popular pastime of many people living in and visiting the region.

You’ll enjoy having more time in your day with a short commute to work away from congested city traffic, meaning more time for your interest outside of work or more time to spend with your family.

With lots of wide-open spaces, affordable housing, many parks, sports, recreation activities and access to public and private schooling as well as tertiary education with University SA, the region is a great place for families with children of any age.

Whyalla is recognised as a regional hub for creative expression with performances, shows, events and exhibitions showcase a vibrant city reflected in the arts. Whyalla is surrounded by beautiful beaches and is a place to see local resident dolphins and experience the unique congregation of the colourful giant cuttlefish.

Port Augusta’s location, where the desert meets the sea, allows easy access to explore the beautiful Flinders Ranges as well as Australian Arid Lands Botanic Gardens, Pichi Richi Railway or Port Augusta’s scenic coastline along the coastal path.

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