Quality Comfort Inn Accommodation, Cruises & Tours in Port Augusta near the Flinders Ranges & Outback South Australia, near the departure point for Flinders & Outback Water Cruises.

Port Augusta is home to some of Australia's BIGGEST Yellowtail Kingfish. Not only that but they can be caught from small boats, due to the sheltered area around the power house where they congregate.

August seems to be the most reliable month with these 3 monsters caught in mid August 2008 down at the Port Augusta Power house.

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43 kg Port Augusta Kingfish

Port Augusta Kingfish 

45 kg Port Augusta Kingfish

Port augusta Giant Kingfish

45 kg Port Augusta Kingfish

Giant Kingfish are endemic to the region, going back prior to the end of commercial fishing in the early 80's these were often netted by commercial fisherman.

The most popular spot to fish for the Port Augusta Kingfish, is along the front of the Power Stations.

Port Augusta Power Station Kingfish

The Port Augusta Kingfish can be caught using a variety of methods. The most popular is live baiting using live squid although live salmon works as well. The squid can be caught just South of the Port Augusta power station in front of the first shack. But dont be friented to try other methods such as casting poppers & trolling. Recently ther have been succes using down riggers.

Port Augusta Chanel to Kingfish

The above picture shows the channel that leads down to the Port Augusta Power House where the giant Port Augusta are caught. You can see the Port Augusta power house in the top right region of the photo.

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 Property Features

  • Quiet, Safe, Beachside Location
  • All Ground Floor
  • Cooked & Continental Breakfast Delivered
  • 7 Day Lunch & Dinner  
  • Allocated parking in front of Room
  • Closest Accommodation to Airport & El Alamien Army Base
  • Close to shops & CBD
  • Swimming Pool & BBQ area
  • Guest Laundry
  • Cruise & Tour Bookings
  • 50m from Cruise Departure Point

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