Witjira National Park (and Simpson Desert Regional Reserve)

Address: Oodnadatta SA 5734 Phone: 1800 816 078 Witjira National Park, established in 1985 on land comprising the former Mount Dare pastoral lease, covers 7,770 km2 of gibber, sand dunes, stony tablelands and floodplain country on the western edge of the Simpson Desert in the far north of South Australia. It is truly spectacular country with vast landscapes including many areas of considerable archaeological, biological and geological interest. The attraction of…

Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National Park

Address: Vulkathunha Gammon Ranges National Park, Via, Leigh Creek SA 5731 Phone:(08) 8648 0031 400 km north of Port Augusta, off Copley-Balcanoona Road. Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National Park is an arid wilderness of spectacular rugged ranges and deep gorges. The park has important cultural significance for the Adnyamathanha people who are the traditional custodians of the region. There are a number of vehicle access points both for 2WD and 4WD vehicles,…

Onkaparinga River National Park

Address: Port Noarlunga South SA 5167 Phone: (08) 8278 5477 A spectacular park if you are interested in bushwalking, canoeing, rock climbing or photography. South Australia’s second longest river, the Onkaparinga enters the Park in a steep sided valley and flows into a magnificent gorge with cliffs up to 50 metres high and large permanent rock pools. Look out for western grey kangaroos, echidnas and koalas. The wetlands support fish…

Nullarbor National Park and Regional Reserve

Address: Cook SA 5710 Phone:(08) 8625 3144 Unique in scenery and geological features, Aboriginal culture, habitat for many wildlife species including the southern hairy-nosed wombat. The Nullarbor cliffs, Southern Ocean coastline, southern right whales during winter. Eyre Peninsula, which stretches from Whyalla in the east to the Western Australian border, is home of the spectacular Gawler Ranges and the vast expanse of the Nullarbor Plain. The region is popular with…

Naracoorte Caves National Park

Address: Naracoorte SA 5271 Phone: (08) 8762 2340 Naracoorte Caves National Park, South Australia’s only World Heritage Site, (previously a Conservation Park) was proclaimed by the Governor of South Australia as a National Park on 18 January 2001. It is located in the Limestone Coast tourism region in the southeast of South Australia. The importance of the fossil record at Naracoorte Caves was officially recognised in 1994, when the site…

Murray River National Park

Address: Old Sturt Hwy, South Australia Phone: (08) 8595 2111 The Murray River National Park has rich habitats including floodplains and wetlands which are important breeding areas for many forms of life including water birds. Riverland towns such as Berri and Renmark are a little over two hours drive east of Adelaide, while Mannum, in the Murraylands, is a 90-minute drive from Adelaide via the South Eastern Freeway. The river…

Mount Remarkable National Park

Address: Mambray Creek SA 5495 Phone: (08) 8634 7068 Vehicle access to Mount Remarkable National Park is from Highway 1, approximately 45 km north of Port Pirie, to park headquarters at Mambray Creek (5 km), or via a picturesque drive commencing 1 km south of Wilmington on Main North Road to Alligator Gorge (13 km). Walking access is provided within the park from these locations and from Melrose, which lies…

Lincoln National Park

Located just 15 km south of Port Lincoln on the southeastern tip of the Eyre Peninsula, the park boasts some of the most scenic coastline in South Australia, and includes unique natural features such as the vast Sleaford-Wanna dune system, offshore islands, and the outstanding wilderness of Memory Cove. The park is also rich in Aboriginal and European cultural history. This magnificent park protects 31,531 ha of coastal vegetation of the…

Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre National Park

Address: Marree SA 5733 Phone: (08) 8648 5300 The appeal of Lake Eyre lies in its stark wilderness and timeless landscape. It covers an area of 1,349,251 ha and its vastness (it is 144 km long and 77 km wide) can create a sensation of personal insignificance and complete isolation, bringing on mixed reactions in different people. Lake Eyre is an extensive ‘salt sink’ which derives its mineralization from the…

Innes National Park

Address: Marion Bay Rd, Inneston SA 5577 Phone: (08) 8854 3200 Innes National Park is located on the southwest tip of Yorke Peninsula approximately 300 km from Adelaide via Port Wakefield, Minlaton and Warooka. No matter what time of year you visit Innes National Park, there is always something that will surprise and delight. Innes National Park encompasses spectacular coastal landscapes, a diversity of wildlife habitats and a wide range…