Whether you’re on a business trip, having a holiday away with the family, or just passing through & want to experience personalised & friendly country styled service in a family run business….You have found us! The Pampas Motel & Guest House.


Located in Port Augusta, at the tip of the Spencer Gulf  ‘the crossroads of Australia’ the city overlooks the waters of the upper Spencer Gulf & the Flinders Ranges.



Established back in 1883 ( As the Suburban Hotel) Pampas is the last heritage Hotel built in that era. The Baluch Family took up residence in 1961 & have maintained & operated it as a successful accommodation business for over 56 years!


It offers modern self-contained ground floor Motel units, & Guest House rooms with shared facilities, where guests can enjoy the friendly atmosphere in the main house, adjacent pergolas & BBQ areas. On-site, secure gated parking is available to all our guests.


Located only 1.4km away from the CBD (& off the main highway) you’ll find a great selection of retail shops, restaurants, cafes, pubs, medical services a short drive away. The main beach is located near the CBD & the spectacular Flinders Ranges are in close proximity. Port Augusta is a city full of history, Visit the Wadlata Interpretive Center, Arid Lands Botanic Garden, Curnadatta Art Gallery, Flinders Ranges, Pitchi Richi Railway, Golf & Fishing. With only a 3-hour drive or a 45min flight from Adelaide, Port Augusta is the place to stay!


Pampas is a 2017 Gold List winner for the Regional Award; the only recipient in the Upper Spencer Gulf region.