Australia National Parks

South Australia
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Coorong
115 mi/1 85 km south-east of Adelaide.

Features coastal sand dunes and pelicans. Activities: birdwatching, camping, canoeing, fishing, and swimming. Best time to visit: September - May.
Flinders Chase (kangaroo island): 125 mi/201 km south of Adelaide. Features spectacular coastline, Cape Barren geese, kangaroos, and sea lions. Activities: wildlife and birdwatching, camping, diving, picnicking, and swimming. Best time to visit: All year round.

Flinders Ranges
280 mi/450 km north of Adelaide.

Features Wilpena Pound, gorges, rugged ranges, Aboriginal rock paintings, and wildflowers September-November. Activities: birdwatching, bushwalking, camping and climbing. Best time to visit: March - December.

Gammon Ranges
422 mi/679 km north of Adelaide.

A rugged wilderness area with hot springs. Activities: birdwatching, bushwalking and camping. Best time to visit: April - October.

Innes
186 mi/299 km west of Adelaide on Cape Yorke Peninsula.

Features high dunes, coastal cliffs, white-breasted sea-eagles, rock parrots and western whipbirds. Activities: birdwatching, fishing and swimming. Best time to visit: All year round.

Lincoln
435 mi/700 km west of Adelaide, on the Eyre Peninsula.
Features coastal cliffs, ospreys and western whipbirds. Activities: birdwatching, camping, diving, fishing, and swimming. Best time to visit: November - January.

Mt Remarkable
168 mi/270 km north of Adelaide.

Features rugged gorge scenery of southern Flinders Ranges and reptiles. Activities: birdwatching, bushwalking, and camping. Best time to visit: March -November.


Published: 29 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication

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