The hub of the lower Eyre Peninsula, Cummins is at the centre of a rich, diversified farming region, which mainly produces wheat, barley and canola.
Not only is it a pleasant town in its own right, but Cummins is only half an hour’s drive from such magnificent fishing and surfing beaches as Coffin Bay, Port Lincoln and Tumby Bay, and the breathtaking grandeur of the cliff-studded west coast.
Cummins’ signature, however, is the World Championship Kalamazoo Classic held every April when the town celebrates its railway heritage. The event involves teams racing hand-operated rail carts, or kalamazoos, along a measured-section of track.
Cummins is ideally located for forays to the exciting fishing and surfing beaches of both the Eyre Peninsula's east and west coasts. The spectacular west coast cliffs are particularly spell-binding and the route from Cummins takes you by Kapinnie Lakes, Mt Greenly and Lake Hamilton.
Choose the road east to Koppio or Tumby Bay and you can drop in on the Glendara Rose Garden, the Koppio Smithy Museum and the Todd River Reservoir.