The Eyre Peninsula in South Australia really is a wonderland to discover.
As we drove south from Streaky Bay, we dropped in to check out Murphy’s Haystacks, listed as a budget campground in our book!
These amazing rock formations are on a farm – in a paddock! There is a picnic area and toilet, and the site is not far from the highway.
The camp area is pet friendly, has 24 hours maximum stay for RVs and Big Rigs. There is a small fee, mobile coverage, shade, limited level spots, but it is so unique, we’ve given it our CAMPS tick of approval!
It is interesting to hear how the name came about.
All six of us were impressed with the pink granite inselbergs (German word for island mountain) – you can read about how these ancient rocks formed on the property’s signs.
What a terrific spot for photographers, especially at sunrise and sunset. There is even honey for sale!
To see the haystacks, there is a small entry fee at the gate, make sure you close any gates and take your rubbish with you.
Tip: The Labatt Sea Colony is nearby! We checked out Lock’s Well, Leo Cumming Monument, Anxious Bay cliff top sculptures and picnicked in a lovely park in Elliston, further south. This area is a bird lovers and fisher’s haven.
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