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BELAIR NATIONAL PARK – Adelaide
Hills. 13km/8miles from Adelaide. Golf
course, tennis courts, walking, cycling and
horse riding trails and lawned picnic areas.
CLELAND WILDLIFE PARK – Adelaide
Hills. 22km/14miles from Adelaide. Native
wildlife includes kangaroos, wallabies, emus,
bandicoots and bettongs. Hold a Koala
and see daily animal feeding sessions.
See page 73.
COFFIN BAY NATIONAL PARK – Eyre
Peninsula. 50km/31miles from Port Lincoln.
Coastal landscapes, massive dunes, surf
beaches and birdlife.
COONGIE LAKES NATIONAL PARK
– Outback, 100km/62miles north-west of
Innamincka. An ever-changing desert wetland
system, which is home to an abundance of
wildlife, fish, turtles, frogs and birdlife. Only
accessible by 4WD or on tours.
COORONG NATIONAL PARK
– Limestone Coast, access via the
gateway towns of Meningie or Goolwa.
141km/88miles south-east of Adelaide.
Features a 145km/90 mile lagoon separated
from the Southern Ocean by sand dunes.
Habitat for migratory birds. Cruises into the
park depart from Goolwa on the Fleurieu
DEEP CREEK CONSERVATION PARK
– Fleurieu Peninsula. 100km/62miles
from Adelaide. Bushwalking trails including
the Heysen Trail. Spectacular views of
the southern coast and Kangaroo Island.
FLINDERS CHASE NATIONAL PARK
– Kangaroo Island. 110km/68miles from
Kingscote. Coastal landscapes, lighthouses,
Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch,
special areas of wilderness and wildlife
unique to Kangaroo Island.
FLINDERS RANGES NATIONAL PARK
– Fl inders Ranges. 150km/93miles from
Port Augusta. Location of Wilpena Pound,
one of the best-known geological landmarks
in South Australia. Explore early pastoral
ruins, Aboriginal rock art sites and extensive
GAWLER RANGES NATIONAL PARK
– Eyre Peninsula. 300km/187miles from
Port Augusta. Vast ancient hills and gullies
with rocky gorges and seasonal water flows
create a stunning remote landscape of
GRANITE ISLAND RECREATION
PARK – Fleurieu Peninsula. 84km/52miles
from Adelaide. Coastal scenery, walking
trails, interpretive signs and lookouts. Guided
walks to see Little Penguins at sunset.
INNAMINCKA REGIONAL RESERVE
– Outback. 776km/482miles from Port
Augusta. Diverse wildlife and internationally
significant wetlands. Must-see sites
include the graves and campsites of the
ill-fated explorers Burke and Wills.
INNES NATIONAL PARK – Yorke
Peninsula. 300km/18 miles from Adelaide.
Sculptured rocky headlands, wavecut
platforms and sandy beaches. Birdlife,
kangaroos, emus as well as Southern Right
Whales passing by the coast during June to
October. Dolphins all year round. Excellent
fishing and surfing.
KELLY HILL CONSERVATION PARK
– Kangaroo Island. 90km/56miles from
Kingscote. Highly decorated cave system set
in beautiful bushland surrounds.
LAKE EYRE NATIONAL PARK –
Outback. 500km/311miles from Port
Augusta. Encompasses Australia’s largest
salt lake which, when filled with water,
is a breeding ground for great masses of
waterbirds. Lake Eyre has filled only three
times in the past 150 years. Included on
several tours and scenic flights.
LINCOLN NATIONAL PARK – Eyre
Peninsula. 25km/16miles from Port Lincoln.
A rugged peninsula with spectacular ocean
views, sandy beaches and sheltered camp
MORIALTA CONSERVATION PARK
– Adelaide. 12km/8miles from Adelaide.
Bushwalking, stunning gorges and tall cliffs,
magnificent views, waterfalls and a large
cave to explore.
MOUNT REMARKABLE NATIONAL
PARK – Flinders Ranges. 55km/34miles
from Port Augusta. Dramatic mountain
scenery, camping and bushwalking trails to
Alligator Gorge and Mambray Creek.
MURRAY RIVER NATIONAL PARK
– Murray River. 180km/112miles from
Adelaide. Australia’s longest river flows
through this park. Swimming, fishing,
boating, and canoeing are popular activities.
NARACOORTE CAVES NATIONAL
PARK – Limestone Coast. 120km/75miles
from Mount Gambier. Declared a World
Heritage Area because of the extensive
marsupial fossil deposits found within
the caves. Offers a wide range of tour
experiences. See page 119.
CONSERVATION PARK – Limestone
Coast. 28km/18miles from Mount Gambier.
One of the state’s most popular cave
diving spots. Snorkel across the top of ‘The
Chasm’. Visibility can exceed 40 metres.
Permits required for diving and snorkelling.
SEAL BAY CONSERVATION PARK
– Kangaroo Island. 50km/31miles from
Kingscote. See a colony of Australian
Sea-lions in their natural habitat via the
boardwalk, viewing platforms or guided
beach tours (see page 112).
CONSERVATION PARK – Limestone
Coast. 29km/18miles from Mount Gambier.
Home to one of South Australia’s most
spectacular caves. See a stunning array of
geological formations that developed over
thousands of years. Wheelchair access into
cave (see page 119).
NATIONAL PARK – Flinders Ranges.
400km/249miles from Port Augusta.
Arid wilderness with rugged, spectacular
scenery, interesting wildlife and a wealth of
Aboriginal culture and European heritage.
4WD touring and cottage accommodation.
WITJIRA NATIONAL PARK – Outback.
887km/551miles from Port Augusta. One of
the Simpson Desert’s most popular parks.
Swim in Dalhousie Springs, the largest
complex of artesian springs in Australia.
Key National Parks
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