About Stansbury

The place to be by the sea

Sun, sand, sea, family fun, fishing, boating, art and walking trails, a national park, Southern Yorke Peninsula has it all. A beautiful coastal town, Stansbury is the perfect spot to stay while exploring our wonderful region.

Did You Know?

Stansbury was originally known as Oyster Bay due to the abundance of oysters found in the Bay. The town was officially proclaimed in 1873 by Governor Sir Anthony Musgrave in honour of a friend – Mr Stansbury. The first settler in the district was Alfred Weaver who built a shearing shed in 1846 where Stansbury now stands.

Fabulous Mediterranean Climate

Yorke Peninsula has a comfortable Mediterranean climate, with warm dry summers and mild winters, making it a wonderful place to visit at any time of year.

Southern Yorke Peninsula Visitor Information Office

Located in the historic Post Office on the corner of Weaver and Towler Streets, the Stansbury Visitor Information Centre is the hub for tourism information, brochures and maps, souvenirs, as well as locally made produce including jams, sauces, chutneys and biscuits, unique hand crafted items, giftware and clothing.

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