town in South Australia

Iron Knob is on the Eyre Peninsula.


Iron Knob, the first town west of Port Augusta on the Eyre Highway, was based around the local mines, which aren't doing much these days. However, the town soldiers on, proud of its history, through the efforts of the Progress Association.

Get inEdit

Take the short side road off the Eyre Highway, about an hour west of Port Augusta. No buses or any other transport runs into Iron Knob.

Get aroundEdit



  • 1 Mine Tours (LOT 72 Dickenson St), +61 8 8646 2129. M-F 9:15AM–2:45PM.
  • 18 hole golf course.



There are no places to eat in Iron Knob, although Iron Knob Hotel may have some food to offer.


The community post office provides free coffee all day and will tell you about the history of the town.


A community camping ground/caravan park is in the centre of town. No fixed charge but donations are requested.


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