Life in Port Augusta

Living in Port Augusta Australia

Living in Port Augusta Australia

Life in Port Augusta

Welcome to Port Augusta.  We know you are going to love living in Port Augusta and have a great time if you are passing through.

Life in Port Augusta

Life in Port Augusta

Is Port Augusta a good place to live?

Yes, Port Augusta is a great place to live or visit.  Below our guide to Port Augusta will give you all the information you need to make moving here easier or make your trip a more informed and enjoyable one.

Visas required to live in Port Augusta

If you happen to be a citizen from a country other than Australia and are looking to move to Port Augusta, you are going to need a visa to do so.  Australia has many visas on offer that could allow you to live and work in Port Augusta.  Due to there being many different visas, each with it’s own rights and obligations, it is best to take our Free Visa Assessment so we can provide accurate advice on the visa options available to you in your specific circumstances.


If you are moving to Port Augusta and want to find a job in Port Augusta we have a guide specifically on how to find and apply for jobs in Port Augusta for new arrivals.  Always make sure you have secured a visa that allows you to work before starting your new job.

Map of Port Augusta

Weather in Port Augusta

Port Augusta

Port Augusta is a small city in South Australia. Formerly a seaport, it is now a road traffic and railway junction city mainly located on the east coast of the Spencer Gulf immediately south of the gulf’s head and about 322 kilometres (200 mi) north of the state capital, Adelaide. The suburb of Port Augusta West is located on the west side of the gulf on the Eyre Peninsula. Other major industries included, up until the mid-2010s, electricity generation. At June 2018, the estimated urban population was 13,799, having declined at an average annual rate of -0.53% over the preceding five years.

Hotels and Accommodation in Port Augusta

There are all types of accommodation available in Port Augusta.  The best place to find Hotels, serviced apartments or holiday lets is via Book Direct and Save

This website lists the exact same properties as Airbnb and but does not charge the high commissions so their nightly accommodation rates are cheaper.

Or contact any of these great local hotels, apartments or holiday accommodation businesses.

Wadlata Outback Centre
2 reviews
Hotels, Landmarks & Historical Buildings
41 Flinders Tce, Port Augusta South Australia 5700, Australia
Majestic Oasis Apartments
3 reviews
Marryatt St, Port Augusta South Australia 5700, Australia
Port Augusta Caravan Park Cabins
1 review
Hotels, Resorts
9 Brook St, Stirling North South Australia 5710, Australia

Port Augusta is full of great businesses and helpful services. Below are a selection of our best.

Accountants in Port Augusta


Banks in Port Augusta



Cafes in Port Augusta


The Beach Cafe
6 reviews
Whyalla Beach Cafe, Beach Road, Whyalla South Australia 5600, Australia
4 reviews
Restaurants, Coffee & Tea
99 Florence St, Port Pirie South Australia 5540, Australia
Aroma Cafe
1 review
Coffee & Tea, Restaurants
Unisa Whyalla Campus, Whyalla Norrie South Australia 5608, Australia
Cafe Sempre
1 review
Coffee & Tea, Italian
18 Forsyth St, Whyalla South Australia 5600, Australia


Carpet Cleaners in Port Augusta


Dentists in Port Augusta



Doctors and Medical clinics in Port Augusta


You can make an appointment at any of these local doctors or clinics.


Contact one of the Port Augusta Electricians below



Hospitals in Port Augusta



Mechanics in Port Augusta


Newspapers in Port Augusta




Pest Control in Port Augusta




Plumbers in Port Augusta



Real Estate Agents in Port Augusta 



Restaurants in Port Augusta


Schools in Port Augusta



Solicitors in Port Augusta



Supermarkets in Port Augusta 


1 review
Cnr Jervois & Marryatt Sts, Port Augusta South Australia 5700, Australia
1 review
11 Norman St, Port Pirie South Australia 5540, Australia


Vets in Port Augusta 


Redgum Vet & Pet Boarding
1 review
Pet Groomers, Pet Sitting
24 Woodcock St, Port Augusta South Australia 5700, Australia


For all information on living in towns and cities across Australia visit our Living in Australia index page where you will find 160 guides on areas right across the country.


To live and work in Australia you might be eligible for an Australian Work Visa or a Permanent Residency visa as a skilled worker.  Find out more and move to Australia to live and work and start you new life.