Moonta Bay is located in the Copper Coast region of Northern Yorke Peninsula South Australia, adjacent to the historic town of Moonta and Port Hughes. At the 2006 census, Moonta Bay had a population of 2,042.
It is a popular tourist destination, with attractions including the beach and jetty where children are able to swim in a netted area. The jetty is also a popular fishing area particularly for those wanting to catch squid.
Accommodation is available for tourists at the beachside caravan park and motel. There are a range of restaurants, cafes and a functions venue.
The function centre located on the headland overlooking the sea is a popular location for weddings.
The historic Rossiters Point Saltwater Intake and Pumping Station is listed on the South Australian Heritage Register.