Robe

Travel Guide
Obelisk Robe
Book a vacation to a town on Australia's Limestone Coast that excites with its beaches, history and proximity to wine regions and fossil-filled underground caves.

With its seaside location, well-preserved historical buildings and the gorgeous South Australian countryside on its doorstep, Robe makes a fantastic location for a vacation. Lie on a beach, explore the ruins of an old jail and see ancient fossils in an underground cave.

Learn more about the history that shaped the town by visiting its heritage sites. Tour the 1863 customs house, now a maritime museum. See exhibits on shipwrecks and the thousands of Chinese immigrants who came here during the middle of the 19th century. Stop by the ruins of the 19th-century jail, which last housed prisoners in 1881. Study a visual history of the town at the Historical Interpretation Center.

As you make your way through the streets, shop for antiques, clothes and artworks and enjoy local hospitality in the cafés and restaurants.

Being a seaside destination, the coast is a big attraction. Surf, swim, fish and relax at the beaches around Robe, including Long Beach, where you can drive your car onto the sand.

Venture into the area surrounding the town for more attractions and activities. Exercise your leg muscles with hikes along walking trails that hug the coastline. Make your way up to Robe's southern headland to see the obelisk, which dates back to 1852 and historically helped guide ships navigating the entrance to Guichen Bay.

Go waterskiing on Lake Fellmongery and explore the caves of Naracoorte Caves National Park, about a 1-hour drive northeast of Robe. These underground grottoes have yielded tons of fossils of ancient animals. See some of their skeletons on guided tours.

Seek some refreshments in the Robe Wine Region, which encompasses several vineyards and is located on the eastern side of town. Also nearby is the Mount Benson Wine Region.

Robe is about 210 miles (335 kilometers) south of Adelaide. Arrive by bus, coach or car and have fun in a vacation destination with great beaches, beautiful countryside and a fascinating past.

Discovery Parks - Robe
Discovery Parks - Robe
4 out of 5
70 - 80 Esplanade, Robe, SA, 5276
The price is £42 per night from 22 Aug to 23 Aug
Stay at this 4-star beach holiday park in Robe. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and an arcade/games room. Our guests praise the pool and the family amenities in ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (332 reviews)
"The staff were very helpful and friendly."

Reviewed on 28 Apr 2022

Discovery Parks - Robe
Harbour View Motel
Harbour View Motel
4 out of 5
2 Sturt Street, Robe, SA, 5276
The price is £72 per night from 20 Aug to 21 Aug
Stay at this 4-star motel in Robe. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a garden. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the spacious rooms in their reviews. Popular ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (299 reviews)
"Very comfortable, clean and tidy. Great value for money."

Reviewed on 16 Jul 2022

Harbour View Motel
Robe Central Motel
Robe Central Motel
3.5 out of 5
20 Smillie Street, Robe, SA, 5276
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £63 per night from 20 Aug to 21 Aug
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly holiday home in Robe. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and daily housekeeping. Our guests praise the comfy beds in their ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (263 reviews)
"Lovely refurbished property! Great value for money! Quite street!"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2022

Robe Central Motel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Robe Central Motel
Robe Central Motel
3.5 out of 5
20 Smillie Street, Robe, SA, 5276
The price is £63 per night from 20 Aug to 21 Aug
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly holiday home in Robe. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and daily housekeeping. Our guests praise the comfy beds in their ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (263 reviews)
"Lovely refurbished property! Great value for money! Quite street!"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2022

Robe Central Motel
Lakeview Motel & Apartments
Lakeview Motel & Apartments
4 out of 5
2 Lakeside Terrace, Robe, SA, 5276
The price is £89 per night from 22 Aug to 23 Aug
Stay at this 4-star aparthotel in Robe. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the quiet rooms in their reviews. Popular attractions ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (360 reviews)
"Great location and wonderful views of the lake."

Reviewed on 27 Jun 2022

Lakeview Motel & Apartments
Aloha Waterfront Properties
Aloha Waterfront Properties
3.5 out of 5
Lipson Terrace, Robe, SA, 5276
Stay at this 3.5-star beach apartment in Robe. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and laundry facilities. Our guests praise the helpful staff in their reviews. Popular ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (49 reviews)
"Nice property parking issues due to having a boat. Limited to 1 park per room. Uncomfortable & annoying parking car & boat in adjacent car park."

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2021

Aloha Waterfront Properties
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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