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Interesting facts about Port Augusta

Port Augusta - The Gateway to the Outback

Port Augusta is a small city situated on the coast of Spencer Gulf in South Australia. It is often referred to as the Gateway to the Outback as it is the last major city before entering into the vast and remote Australian Outback.

Here are some interesting facts about this charming city:

1. Powerhouse of South Australia
Port Augusta has been the powerhouse of South Australia since the early 1900s. It is home to a large coal-fired power station that has been supplying electricity to the region for more than 70 years.

2. Flinders Ranges
Port Augusta is the closest town to the stunning Flinders Ranges, a mountain range that boasts some of the most spectacular scenery in South Australia. The Flinders Ranges are a popular destination among nature lovers and adventure seekers.

3. Coastal Town
Despite being close to the Outback, Port Augusta is also a coastal town. Spencer Gulf is a popular spot for fishing, boating, and diving. The town has several parks and gardens, including the picturesque Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden.

4. Aboriginal Heritage
Port Augusta has a rich Aboriginal heritage. The area was originally inhabited by the Pichi Richi People, whose descendants still live in the region today. Visitors can also learn about Aboriginal art and culture at the Yarta Purtli Cultural Centre.

5. Wadlata Outback Centre
For those who want to learn more about the Outback, the Wadlata Outback Centre is a must-visit attraction in Port Augusta. This award-winning centre showcases the history and culture of the region through interactive displays and exhibits.

6. Pichi Richi Railway
The Pichi Richi Railway is a scenic railway that runs between Port Augusta and Quorn, passing through the picturesque Flinders Ranges. The railway line was originally built to transport wool from the Outback to the coast, and today it offers tourists a unique way to explore the region.

7. Crossroads of Australia
As the last major city before the Outback, Port Augusta is often called the Crossroads of Australia. It is a popular stopover for travelers on their way to Alice Springs, Uluru, and other outback destinations.

Whether you're looking to explore the Outback or relax by the coast, Port Augusta has something for everyone. With its rich history, culture, and natural beauty, it is truly a unique and charming destination in South Australia.

Arid Lands Botanic Gardens at Port Augusta (m) thanks to Andrew Dwyer