It was founded as a natural harbor in 1852, and thrived as a port town. It was named in honor of Augusta Sophia, the wife of Henry Young, who was at the time the Governor of South Australia.
Today, Port Augusta is known for its beautiful waterfront, natural scenery, boating, and relaxed atmosphere.
People Born in Port Augusta
Port Augusta in People's Lives
Isabel Lucas: I traveled here in 2013 to film scenes of the movie The Water Diviner.