Calca - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
Panorama showing Calca in South Australia
Calca - FURTHER INFORMATION
Calca - Calca visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Calca' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from South Australia.
Calca is a small, rural rural community on the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. It is best known for the inselbergs called Murphys Haystacks, its red granite mined in the area, and for a seal colony breeding below the cliffs at Baird Bay. The township's name is derived from an aboriginal word for stars.
Just north of the community is the Calpatanna Waterhole Conservation Park which has a large salt lake and numerous saline flats where nearby swamp paperbarks can be found. Further afield to the northwest is Sceal Bay and the Sceal Bay Conservation Reserve. To the south is Venus Bay Conservation Park with the village of Venus Bay.
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE
Car: Calca is approx. 30 kilometres south of Streaky Bay on the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.