Port Lincoln Prison
Port Lincoln Prison (PLP) is considered a farm property.
It accommodates male medium and low security prisoners.
Address: Pound Lane, Port Lincoln, SA 5606 | Directions using Google Maps
Postal address: PO Box 441, Port Lincoln, SA 5606
General telephone enquiries: (08) 8682 0800
Visits must be booked in advance - find out more about visiting prisoners.
Bookings are currently made by telephone.
Visit bookings are made 18:00 to 20:00 hours – Monday to Friday.
Telephone Booking Number: (08) 8682 0800
|Monday to Friday||None||None||None|
|Saturday||09:30 – 11:00||13:45 – 15:15||None|
|Sunday||09:30 – 11:00||13:45 – 15:15||None|
|Public Holidays||09:30 – 11:15||13:45 – 15:15||None|
|Christmas||09:30 – 11:15||13:45 – 15:15||None|
Special visiting arrangements
Professional visit booking requests can be made by phoning (08) 8683 0766 Monday to Friday during business hours (08:00 – 17:00).
Option “1” is General (Administration) Enquiries where legal visit bookings requests are received and then transferred to a supervisor to arrange.
All professional visitors need to contact the prison at least 24 hours in advance to make a booking. Professional visitors must report to the control room on arrival.
Professional visits are available on weekdays between 09:30 – 11:00 and 13:45 – 15:30.
|Maximum number of prisoners||202|
|Security level||Medium and Low|
|Accommodation type||Cottage style units|
|Types of Industry||Port Lincoln Prison, which is considered ‘a farm property’. It consists of approximately 200 hectares and is currently used for barley, canola and livestock production.|
|Example of products made||
The commercial garden produces a wide range of vegetables, which are used within the institution and sold to the local community through contracts with local supermarkets, vegetable retail outlets, hotels and restaurants.|
There are also aquaculture industry partnerships producing oyster baskets, oyster cages and other custom made products upon request.
In February 2015 a new low security unit, called Yellowfin opened.
It provides accommodation specifically designed for low security prisoners reaching the end of their sentence, which enables those prisoners to self-cater.