Renting Holiday Homes in Moonta Bay
Nowhere else in Australia conjures up sweet images of peace and tranquillity as Moonta Bay does. The historic town, originally named Tiparra, is one of the best destinations in Southern Australia to relax, enjoy a spot of fishing and explore the many historic and cultural attractions which Moonta Bay is famous for.
A place where history is alive
Moonta Bay has become a well known destination in Southern Australia due to the many wonderful historical buildings and monuments, ensuring that her history and legacy lives on through the next successive generations. To make your holiday even more inspiring, there are many types of holiday accommodation in and around these historical attractions, making access to them instantaneous.
The National Trust Museum is one of the best historical tourist attractions in Moonta Bay. The museum is held inside the former Moonta Mines Modelling Shop and is a fantastic way of exploring the lives of the Cornish miners who originally settled this community. Go across the road to treat yourself to some old fashioned sweets from the Sweet Shop, before exploring the old miner’s cottage and gardens. To understand more about the old miners, there is a little tourist train which you can on from here which will take you on a fascinating tour of the old Moonta Mines.
For art lovers, a trip to Henriette’s Art Studio and Gallery is a must see. The gallery showcases some of the best indoor and outdoor art by the wonderful artist Henriette Norde, guaranteed to make each one of your senses come alive with her artwork.
Let the peace and serenity of Moonta Bay refresh your soul
Moonta Bay is also famous for her upmost beauty and tranquillity. Head down to the Moonta Bay jetty if you want to be surrounded by the most gorgeous views of the ocean and the shoreline, but don’t be fooled into thinking that looking is all that there is to do here. The Moonta Bay jetty is the perfect place to go fishing. The main catch of the day here are garfish, green snapper, squid and blue crabs, although some are mostly caught during the night, which many holidaymakers enjoy immensely. In addition, there are several boat tour operators who can take you out further so you can enjoy deep sea fishing in one of the most stunning locations in the world.
If fishing is not your thing, then why not go swimming. The jetty is the perfect location and extremely safe for all ages. As well as this, there are many parks and play areas for children to run wild and enjoy themselves up and down the promenade.
Where you stay in Moonta Bay will greatly enhance your experience. There is a wide range of holiday rentals which overlook the jetty and up and down the shoreline. Waking up in your very own private holiday villa or serviced apartments with views of the ocean is one of the best experiences ever to be enjoyed.
Holiday destinations in Southern Australia
By using your luxury holiday home in Moonta Bay as a base, you are in the perfect location to explore the diverse beauty of Southern Australia. This region of the country is inundated with stunning landscapes, crystalline waters and soft sandy beaches that you just can’t wait to run your toes through. Moonta Bay is beautiful with the soft glow of the moonlight and an utterly romantic place to be with the one that you love. Enjoy the vast range of restaurants and eateries in the town before walking back hand in hand to your accommodation with the stars guiding you softly on your way.
The best time to visit
Southern Australia boosts some of the best weather enjoyed throughout Australia. During the summer months (the winter season in the Northern Hemisphere) the average temperature is around 30 °C and 15 °C during the winter period. No matter when you go, however, it is vital that you apply plenty of sunscreen to protect your skin.
Travelling to Southern Australia
Travelling to Moonta Bay is very simple. Depart from London Heathrow Airport to Adelaide Airport with stopovers in Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Seoul, Tokyo and Sydney. Major airlines include British Airways, American Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Quantas Airlines and Emirates. It is a short shuttle bus ride from the airport to Moonta Bay, where you will soon be settled in your holiday house and enjoying what this beautiful part of Australia has to offer.