Cowell is a town located in South Australia. The closest major city to Cowell is Whyalla. The small town is situated on the Eyre Peninsula, on Franklin Harbour, Australia. Tourists who love fishing opt for trips planned in Cowell, as it is considered to be the best tourist destination for fishing in South Australia. Cowell is currently known to have a population of about 880 inhabitants. The town was first established in 1802, but was officially named Cowell only in 1880. Nowadays, Cowell is considered to be one of the most important centers of the District Council of Franklin Harbour, situated at approximately 161 km from Port Lincoln.
Cowell had an important economical development, mostly when it comes to aquaculture, agriculture and commercial fishing. Nowadays, Cowell is considered an important destination for fishing and outdoor activities. The many beaches, parks, possibilities to find accommodation, to plan fishing trips and beautiful outdoor walks, make Cowell a great place for an amazing vacation.
Top Attractions within Cowell
The Franklin Harbour Conservation Park is the best fishing place in Cowell. Here, visitors can enjoy a fascinating view, but also by charmed by the calm waters on which the city is situated.
The Franklin Harbour Historical Museum is currently located in the building of the old Post Office. Numerous artifacts important for the history of the city are displayed here and visiting the museum is the best choice is you want to learn more about the culture of the city.
May Gibbs Memorial is situated at about 10 kilometers from Cowell City. The memorial is an important tourist attraction within the city, as it remarkably remakes the home in which the beloved children books author, May Gibbs, lived in his childhood.
Cowell Jade is one of the oldest deposits in Australia, but not only. Cowell jade is the place from which visitors can buy souvenirs to always remind them of the amazing time they spend in the beautiful Australian city.