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AUSTRALIAN BROTHERS VanderAa bring their Indie Tribal Roots music to the 2019 Tunarama Festival, live and free on the mainstage from 6pm Sunday 27th January.

Hot off a world tour and the Sold Out Falls Festival, VanderAa’s sound blends a mix of drum, djembe, beatboxing, didgeridoo, guitar, looping and vocals. You can feel the intention they breath into their words, the energy they move through their instruments and the connection they create with their audience.

The frequency of VanderAa is the frequency of brothers, sunshine and connection. Their latest record ‘Light Of Love’ written and recorded in Melbourne, evokes a sense of playfulness, dance and love.

“the world can always…  Continue reading »

Scallywags Port Lincoln, proud sponsors of the Lil Miss and Lil Mr Competitions have announced new categories for the 2019 Tunarama.

Categories will be as follows:

Miss Fairy 3-5yrs girls
Mr Cool 3-5 yrs boys
Miss Princess 6-9 yrs girls
Mr Sports 6-9 yrs boys
Miss Jr Tunarama 10-12 yrs girls
Mr Jr Tunarama 10-12 yrs boys

The event will be held on Friday 25th January 2019 at 11am. Register on the day at the Information Booth. Registrations open from 8am and close 30 minutes before the event or when places filled.

Proudly sponsored by Scallywags Port Lincoln. Costumes not essential. Read more»

Factory fmx will be wowing crowds at the 2019 Port Lincoln Community Bank Tunarama Festival with spectacular, high flying live action demonstrations with motocross bikes flying 30 feet high
in the air & 75 feet long while performing the newest and
craziest tricks in the sport! Featuring developed, choreographed performance, dj commentator, music & pyrotechnics.

FREE family entertainment at the 2019 Tunarama Festival .. we cant wait to see you there!! Read more»

Port Lincoln’s Community Bank, Bendigo Bank has committed to a 3 year sponsorship deal with Port Lincoln Tunarama Inc worth $105,000, showing its ongoing support for the Tunarama Festival.

The sponsorship funding will provide $35,000 per year over the next three years and Bendigo Bank will be the naming rights sponsor of the Festival which will be known as the Bendigo Bank Tunarama Festival. This is an important contribution to the Festival that costs on average $280,000 to put on each year. Port Lincoln Tunarama Inc is a not for profit organisation and committee rely on sponsorships and grants plus fundraising throughout the year to be able to present Tunarama as a…  Continue reading »

All are welcome to attend the 2019 Tunarama Ambassador Quest Sashing Event to be held Sunday 19th August 2018 from 2pm – 5pm at the Port Lincoln Hotel. Tickets are $30 pp available from the Tunarama Office, 8 King Street Port Lincoln, phone (08) 86821300.

We have 7 entrants signed up for the 2019 Quest and they will be formally introduced and receivetheir sponsors sashes at the event.

Entrants for the 2019 Tunarama Ambassador Quest are:

Miss National Pharmacies Jessica Smith, fundraising for the Royal Flying Doctors Service

Miss Dempsey’s Saddlery and Feed Supplies Sara Bennett, fundraising for Port Lincoln RSPCA

Miss Priceline Rhianna Cherini, fundraising for Centacare Catholic…  Continue reading »

Applications for the 2019 Tunarama Ambassador Quest are NOW OPEN!

The Tunarama Ambassador Quest is a platform for personal development,  where entrants can experience an increase in personal growth and confidence, while making a meaningful and positive impact in the community. Throughout the quest each entrant raises funds for their chosen charitiy or not-for-profit organisation based within the Eyre Peninsula of South Australia.

One entrant will be chosen as the Ambassador to represent the Tunarama Festival and Port Lincoln at various events over the following year.

For more information on becoming a quest entrant, sponsor or fundraising recipient, please download the 2019 Quest Information…  Continue reading »

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 »

We are so proud of our 2018 Ambassador Quest Entrants, donating $51K to local charities!

Did you know that our Quest Entrants have raised over 1,000,000 in the past 10 years towards local not-for-profit charities and community projects?

If you are interested in joining the 2019 Quest please visit our quest page for more information


See more on the 2018 Tunarama Ambassador Quest Entrants


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What a great turnout for 2018 Tunarama Festival! Most of our competitor events were completely filled, which is not surprising with free entry and big cash prizes on offer!

All of the event results have now been entered and you can find them here: 2018 Event Results

Thank you to all of you who participated. We look forward to seeing you all again next year!




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The 2018 Port Lincoln Community Bank Tunarama Festival starts 12:00pm Thursday 25th til 3pm Sunday 28th January 2018

A detailed line listing or easy to read, day at a glance version of the programme can be found here:

Programme Line Listing 2018


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Please check the Entertainment page for up-to-date info on SGKP’S Eyre Square performances and the Children’s area -Mad Hatter’s Garden.

Information on competitions held over the Festival can be found on our Competitions page Read more»