Enjoy Amazing Views
of Franklin Harbour

Beautiful beaches at Port Gibbon
with not a person in sight

Latest News

Future Management of Snapper

14 August 2019
FUTURE MANAGEMENT OF SNAPPER The State Government is seeking feedback on a consultation paper containing two management scenarios for the management of snapper in South Australia. If you would like to provide feedback please click on the link below

Public Consultation - Development Plan Amendment

10 July 2019
Public Consultation on the General Development Plan Amendment by the District Council of Franklin Harbour will be open until 5.00pm 13 September 2019. Please click on below link for further information regarding the Development Plan Amendment

Cowell Visitor Guide

5 July 2019
To view the Cowell Visitor Guide please click on the link below

Cowell is situated on Franklin Harbour approximately halfway between Port Augusta and Port Lincoln, it is an ideal place for visitors to break a long journey or to take a holiday and enjoy the pleasant climate and relaxed life style. One of the safest and best fishing areas in South Australia, Franklin Harbour is a land-locked bay with a narrow entrance through which boats have access to the harbour's calm waters.

Council Office

6 Main Street


Monday to Friday

9.00am - 5.00pm

Closed Public Holidays

PO Box 71


Visitor Information Centre

The Franklin Harbour Institute

8 Main Street



After Hours Emergency Contact: 0428 292 019 (not monitored during office hours)