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Murphys Haystacks, Streaky Bay
Categories: Outdoor Activities
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.Make Murphys Haystacks a centerpiece of your Streaky Bay vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Streaky Bay tourist route planner.
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These rocks would have to be the most amazing things we have seen, they are shaped like haystacks and they are in the middle of grazing/farming land, it's quiet weird to see this out there with no ink... read more »
We visited on a sunny day. The scenery was great with lots of photo opportunities. We also bought some local honey there which was yummy. This was definitely worth the visit for scenery.
Stumbled across this place when driving in camper too steaky bay. What a great spot. Absolute wonder of the outback
Beth Butler Sydney, Australia
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
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