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Whyalla Visitor Centre

SATIC Award logo 2013The Whyalla Visitor Centre is tourism accredited and offers professional service by fully trained staff. It features the largest range of quality souvenirs in Whyalla and maintains an extensive brochure display. The friendly staff will provide information on local attractions and accommodation, as well as helping visitors make the most of their trip along the scenic Eyre Peninsula.

The centre is also entrance to the unique Whyalla Maritime Museum, and the booking and departure point for tours over the Whyalla Steelworks. Easily located on the Lincoln Highway as a major northern city gateway, it is open weekdays 9am-4pm, weekend and public holidays 10am-4pm, and only closed Good Friday and Christmas Day.

Visitors can access information outside of these hours by using a 24-hour touch-screen computerised service under the verandah outside the centre.

 

 

Information Pack

If you are planning on visiting Whyalla, you can request that an information pack be posted to you from this page. 

Whyalla Weather

Whyalla is a dry area, with an annual average rainfall at Whyalla of 271 mm and an estimated annual potential evaporation of 2400 mm. Whyalla averages 65 rainy days per year. The remaining 300 days are, on average, clear and sunny and this contributes to high evaporation rates.

Averages

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Year

Temperature Max (oC)

28.8

28.5

26.7

23.8

20.2

17.5

16.8

18.2

20.6

23.4

25.7

27.3

23.1

Temperature Min (oC)

18.6

18.9

17.2

14.1

10.8

8.3

7.3

8.1

10

12.5

15

16.8

13.1

Rainfall (mm)

18

24

18

19

28

25

23

24

25

26

22

19

271

Humidity 3pm (%)

45

47

48

46

53

55

54

49

46

42

43

40

48

Rain Days

3

3

3

5

7

7

8

8

7

6

4

4

65

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Contact Details

Phone: +61 (08) 8645 7900
Toll Free: 1800 088 589
Fax: +61 (08) 8645 3620
Postal address: PO Box 126, Whyalla, SA, 5600
E-Mail: visitor.centre@whyalla.sa.gov.auInformation Logo - Yellow/Blue
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City of Whyalla
PO Box 126
Civic Building, Darling Tce
Whyalla SA 5600
Tel: (08) 8640-3444
Fax: (08) 8645-0155