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Wirrina Cove
South Australia
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Marina St. Vincent, Wirrina Cove
Population 497 (shared with other localities in the “State Suburb of Wirrina Cove”) (2011 census)
Established 1999
Postcode(s) 5204
Time zone ACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST) ACST (UTC+10:30)
Location 70 km (43 mi) south west of Adelaide city centre
LGA(s) District Council of Yankalilla
State electorate(s) Finniss
Federal Division(s) Mayo
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
17.5 °C
64 °F
10.2 °C
50 °F
818.9 mm
32.2 in
Suburbs around Wirrina Cove:
Gulf St Vincent Gulf St Vincent Gulf St Vincent
Second Valley Wirrina Cove Normanville
Second Valley Second Valley Hay Flat
Footnotes Location
Climatic data

Wirrina Cove is a locality on the Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia. It is located between the coastal towns of Second Valley and Normanville on Yankalilla Bay. Features include a 270 berth marina named Marina St. Vincent, holiday accommodation and a golf course. The marina was initially approved for development in 1988. It was intended to support regional tourism opportunities, including sunset cruises and day trips across Backstairs Passage to Kangaroo Island.


The Wirrina Cove marina received planning approval from the Government of South Australia in 1988. Construction was expected to start in 1989 and take 10 months to complete. At the time of its construction, it was described as a $45 million project. After its completion, the marina was renamed Marina St. Vincent.

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