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Murphys Haystacks, Streaky Bay
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Murphy's Haystacks are inselberg rock formations located at Mortana, between Streaky Bay and Port Kenny on the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. They obtained their name because a traveller in a coach saw the formation in the distance. He asked how a farmer could produce so much hay. As the farm was on a property owned by a man called Murphy, the rocks became known as Murphy's Haystacks.The site is listed on the South Australian Heritage Register.
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  • Easy walk and interesting rocks to view. Toilets provided. $2 entry fee is reasonable for that. Signage so small and right at the turn so most people have turned around after passing it. Bit of dirt r...  more »
  • While we were visiting, we had the pleasure of meeting the farmer who owns the land and is custodian of Murphy's Haystacks. He is a really nice man, which you can tell from the shady entrance gate and...  more »
  • This is an amazing natural feature in the environment. Sculptured by nature of wind and rain making a stand out place to visit. Picnic area. 
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  • One of our most memorable surprises. Don't miss it!
  • Best place I have ever been!!!!
  • A good place to stretch the legs and break up the drive