The 2018 Tunarama Festival brought approximately 3 million dollars into the region for the 3-day event, including $1,234,910 in Port Lincoln and $1,280,100 to the Eyre Peninsula. This confirms that the economic benefit alone is substantial in stimulating business, growth, and employment opportunities across a broad spectrum of accommodation facilities, food and beverage outlets, tourism-based operators and many other affiliated business, suppliers, and contractors.
The Tunarama Festival is a showcase event for the region and its produce. Tunarama has always created a peak visitation rate, and a very good return visitation rate. The committee are now seeking to transform that visitation into… Continue reading »