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Crabber's Cove

Port Clinton, South Australia

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Just a short walk to one of Yorke Peninsula most popular crabbing spots, Crabber's Cove is a single-level holiday house only 5 minutes away from the Port Clinton beach.

Crabber's Cove has 3 bedrooms – queen, 2 singles, queen; sleeping up to 6 people. Quilts and pillows are provided, but guests will need to bring their linen (sheets, pillowcases, towels, bathmats & tea-towels) with them for their stay.

There is one bathroom in the holiday house, with a walk-in shower, vanity & toilet.

The lounge room and all bedrooms have ceiling fans, and there is air-conditioning in the lounge room.

The living area is open plan, comprising the lounge room, dining & kitchen, with direct access to the undercover entertaining area and backyard.

There is sofa seating in the lounge room, with a large wall-mounted television (with USB & HDMI ports).

Crabber's Cove has a well-equipped spacious kitchen with an electric stove, microwave, filtered water, medium-sized fridge with freezer on top, and large pantry for storage.

The European style laundry is located in the kitchen with a front load washing machine and large laundry sink, with an undercover pull-up clothesline outside.

At the rear of the holiday house, the large undercover entertaining area has dining facilities and seating, with a hooded gas barbecue and Weber kettle.

Guests staying at Crabber's Cove have access to the spacious fenced rear yard, but please note that the private rumpus room at the front is not available for guests during their stay.

For those coming to fish, Port Clinton has a small beach ramp (best for high tide launching) and there is room for a boat to be parked securely behind the fence at the accommodation.

There is parking for up to 2 cars in the driveway behind the fence, but guests do not have access to the garage.

The Port Clinton General Store is around a 10-minute walk away or a short drive, with a range of groceries, takeaway and fuel; and for meals the Port Clinton Community Club is a short drive away from Crabber's Cove.

Bedroom & Bathroom Configuration

3 Bedrooms:

  • 2 Queen beds
  • 2 Single beds

1 bathroom

Property features:

  • 3 bedrooms – queen, 2 singles, queen
  • Sleeps 6
  • Quilts, blankets and pillows provided
  • BYO sheets, pillowcases, towels, bathmats and tea-towels
  • Bathroom with walk-in shower, vanity & toilet
  • Wall air-conditioning in lounge room
  • Ceiling fans in lounge room & all bedrooms
  • Large wall-mounted television with USB & HDMI ports in lounge
  • Well-equipped kitchen with electric stove, microwave, filtered water & medium-sized fridge with freezer on top
  • Front load washing machine in European style laundry
  • Pull-up undercover clothesline
  • Undercover seating & dining on rear veranda
  • Hooded gas barbecue
  • Weber kettle (guests need to bring heat beads to use)
  • Secure fenced yard at rear
  • Fish cleaning sink
  • Off-street driveway parking behind fence for 2 cars, with room for a boat
  • No guest access to garage
  • 5-minute walk to beach
  • Sorry, pets not permitted


Tariff Seasons & Rates for Crabber's Cove

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Season Dates Nightly Price
Low 1 May - 31 October. $140
High 1 November - 30 April;
plus all long weekends, special events in the vicinity & Yorke Peninsula Field Days.
Peak Easter, and Christmas/New Year;
26 December - 31 January.

Costing calculation: Rate x Number of nights + Cleaning Fee + administration fee = Total Price (displayed above). All rates are quoted per night in AUD.

Bonds & Fees

Item Description Amount
Refundable Security Bond * Payable before access details are provided (for online bookings, this is paid at the time of booking) $300
Cleaning fee $80
Administration fee $35

About Port Clinton

As you turn off after Port Wakefield, the first town you come across going down Yorke Peninsula’s ‘leg’ is Port Clinton; a secluded spot with great community spirit.

Port Clinton is a very popular crabbing area; bring along your crab rake to rake the shallows for this tasty treat. Crabbing is most plentiful during any month with "r" in it.

Facilities include a general store with fuel, Community & Sports Club serving meals and a community pool open in Summer (check at the store for opening hours).

Bring your bikes on your next stay and explore the town or ride the walking tracks nearby.

Port Clinton is located on the Samphire Coast, and you can explore the Clinton Conservation Park, located to the north of the town.

Nearby Ardrossan is only 20 minutes drive away, and has a large supermarket, hardware store, chemist, butcher, bakery and many more retail facilities.

Port Clinton is approximately 1¼ hours drive from Adelaide.


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