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    21 Reasons Why Port Lincoln Is Australia’s Best Kept Secret

    This coastal gem is your ultimate seaside destination – you just don't know it yet.

    1. You can pretend to be the Little Mermaid at Whalers Way.

    2. The fishing spots are unreal.

    3. It boasts some of the world's best seafood.

    4. And you can eat it with waterfront views at the Port Lincoln Hotel.

    5. Coffin Bay is only a short drive away.

    6. You can get your smashed avo fix at the Rogue and Rascal.

    7. It's where the bush meets the beach.

    8. It hosts an annual tuna-throwing competition (no, really).

    9. It's a super peaceful city, with only 16,000 residents.

    10. The region holds a captivating Indigenous history.

    11. You can scoff down local produce at Del Giorno's.

    12. There are pods of dolphins who want to play.

    13. And you can get up close to a koala at Glen Forest Tourist Park.

    14. The region is famous for its salty, slimy oysters.

    15. You can go swimming with sharks...

    16. ...and sea lions, too.

    17. There's a statue paying homage to explorer Matthew Flinders and his cat.

    18. The crystal-clear waters at Coles Point are second to none.

    19. The four-wheel driving tracks are totally gnarly.

    20. It's ideal for camping.

    21. And you can catch some seriously ripper waves.