Cleve, Darke Peak and Arno Bay Our community celebrates its heritage and rural culture, boasting a wide diversity of attractions from the hills of Cleve, Range of Darke Peak to the beauty of the coast, while enjoying the local hospitality and lifestyle.
Enjoy the heritage and culture of Cleve, the lifestyle of the coastal town of Arno Bay and the uniqueness and hospitality of Darke Peak.
Come and explore from the highest point of EP’s own Carappee Hill near Darke Peak, to the hills of Cleve and the beautiful coastal town of Arno Bay.
Discover the Heart of Eyre Peninsula. Cleve is Eastern Eyre Peninsula’s largest business town, offering substantial shopping, health and community services for the district. An easily accessed RV site is located close to main business centre.
Attractions within Cleve and nearby include Ticklebelly Hill, Yeldulknie Weir and scenic drives through the hills. Within on easy 15 minute drive from Cleve is the coastal town of Arno Boy with recreational facilities, jetty and Turnbull Park along the foreshore is a great place to take a break.
The coast offers unspoilt sandy beaches, rocky formations and excellent fishing opportunities.
The award-winning Arno Bay Boardwalk is wheelchair accessible, winds 1.2 kms through dense mangroves, mud flats, rare samphire plant species alongside the main estuary waterway to the mouth of the creek.
The award-winning Arno Bay Boardwalk is wheelchair accessible, winds 1.2 kms through dense mangroves, mud flats, rare samphire plant species alongside the main estuary waterway to the mouth of the creek. With jetties along the boardwalk, you can fish along the creek. Darke Peak is a small rural township 50 kilometres inland,which was named in honour of the explorer, John Charles Darke, whose grave lies on a small plain on the western side of Darke Range.
Darke Peak has plenty of character and hospitality, located amongst the picturesque surrounds of the Range and Carappee.
“Minerals on Eyre” is a showcase to over 2400 minerals and fossils adds to all the attractions.