7 Chapel Street, Port Augusta, SA, 5700


08 8642 2766

Welcome To Gulf and Ranges Optometrists

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About Us

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Mitch Hancock and his wife Tiffany are the owner/operators of Gulf and Ranges Optometrists. Pursuing a lifelong passion for optometry, Mitch moved to South Australia after graduating from Optometry at UNSW in Sydney and first started practicing in Port Augusta in 1996. Mitch practiced in Mount Gambier for 6 years before establishing Gulf and Ranges Optometrists in 2005.


Why choose us?

Gulf and Ranges is a locally owned optometry practice located centrally in Port Augusta. Mitch and Tiffany pride themselves on maintaining the highest clinical standard, providing a top quality service to the local area and beyond.

We are market leaders in practice technology, with an extensive array of specialist equipment that makes our practice one of the best equipped in the state.

Every member of our friendly team has in-depth knowledge of our products & services and we constantly strive to give you the best possible service. We offer free lifetime servicing for your glasses and are always happy to answer any questions about your ongoing eye health.

Our extensive range will cater to every budget. From popular and reliable brands like Stepper and Van Staveren to our designer brands like Maui Jim and Prodesign.

Your eyes are for life, see clearly.

Our Vision

Helping people today, while thinking of tomorrow. Our vision is for you to have the best vision possible throughout your lifetime. We use the latest in technology and treatments, so you can keep your eyes healthy, and we’re ready and equipped to help the generations to come.  

Our Mission

We provide top quality optometry services with an affordable price tag. From eye check ups, children’s vision and behavioural optometry, to the prevention and management of serious eye conditions – we’ve got you covered! We regularly visit towns around the region, so regionally-based South Australians can access optometry services and solutions when they need them.

Our Eyecare Team

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Our friendly optometrists, Mitch and Emma, have the experience and know-how to help you achieve the best vision possible, so you can get out there and enjoy life.

Mitch Hancock

Masters of Optometry | Bachelor of Optometry (Hons) | Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics

Emma Nutt

Bachelor of Medical Science (Vision Science) Master of Optometry

Clarissa Sheehan

Bachelor of Medical Science (Vision Science) Master of Optometry


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