Welcome to Coobowie
Coobowie "The Pelican Port on the Yorke" is becoming increasingly popular with hoilday makers, situated in the heart of a protected bay; Coobowie has one of the safest beaches on the peninsula.
The towns business centre is close to all
accommodation, with the town's public toilets,
playground,electric barbeques and picnic grounds
all placed together and with in easy walking
distance of the caravan park.
Big weekend crowds enjoy a hearty meal at the hotel with a specials menu and a regular menu all offered with a self serve salad and vegetable bar.
Popular during holiday times bookings essential
The Coobowie Shop
Is now in the old Tapes building "Dina-a-Bite" offers a great takeaway menu, hot coffee a postal outlet and fuel. They also have some general store items, fishing tackle and bait Travis will be happy to assist you. This is also the Visitor Information Outlet with access to the i - pad to book park passes, camping permits, and research opening and closing times of businesses and activities. Plenty of visitor guides and information leaflets to assist in making memories on the Yorke Peninsula.
Coobowie Hall - Hire Available
The Community Hall recently underwent some upgrades with a new stone fence and entrance, some gabions filled with native plants and quite a number of statues representing the history of the area. Sheep grazing, kangaroos, emu and wombats. A great place to stop for photos with a lovely park across the road to explore the ketches, sheep trough, history trail, and community notice board.
Craft Day in the hall is held fortnightly on a Tuesday. Hall hire is available through Glennis Couprie Coobowie Progress Association Incorporated or use the contact page on this web site and the message will be forwarded.
Craft Shop - Coobowie Corner
OPEN Saturdays 10am - 4.00pm and Sundays 10 - 4pm (Closed for winter)
Coobowie has a floodlit tennis court available for hire for those who want to keep fit while on holiday. New court sufacing and line marking was undertaken through a $25,000 Sport and Rec Grant and supported by Coobowie Progress with a donation of $80,000 in Community funds to complete the upgrade. Hiring and Key pickup to the tennis courts is available at the caravan park.
The Coobowie Caravan Park has bird brochures for those enthusiasts who wish to sit and bird watch in the near by Bird Hide. This area also offers a great walking and cycling track now in both directions out of the caravan park entrance.
Heading to the left will take you to Wool Bay via Port Giles and heading right to Edithburgh and around to Sultana Point hugging the rugged coastline taking in the abundant bird life, with glimpses of the Gulf St Vincent and the occasional dolphin frolicking
Between Christmas and New Year there is an annual indoor market displaying local arts and crafts.
Ask a local about things to see and do while enjoying your stay in Coobowie everyone will tell you to drop a line in and take home a feed of fish. Crabbing in the hotter months is also done in the bay, grab a crab rake and catch yourself a feed of blue swimmers.