Situated on a picturesque sheltered bay 50 kilometress north of Port Lincoln. Tumby Bay is centrally located to all lower Eyre Peninsula attractions. The peaceful lifestyle, temperate climate, along with crystal blue waters, white sandy beaches, islands and fishing offers an idyllic relaxing all year-round holiday destination. The town is an important service centre to the surrounding agricultural community, is well placed in terms of a modern, well-equipped hospital, shopping, sporting and accommodation facilities. It has a motel, self-contained holiday units, flats and cabins, beachfront caravan park, two hotels, farm cottage (near Ungarra), a bed and breakfast (west of Tumby Bay). Numerous take-away/dine-in food outlets for the welcomed visitor. Tumby Bay has excellent sporting facilities, including lawn bowls, golf, oval, tennis courts, yacht club, croquet, shooting range, netball, basketball and squash courts. The town has a good recreational jetty and a community built boat ramp for the boating and fishing enthusiasts. Tumby Bay is serviced daily by coach (Premier Stateliner).