50 years | 50 things

50 years | 50 things

Love nation­al parks? Join the cel­e­bra­tion of 50 years of Nation­al Parks and Wildlife Ser­vice and check off this epic list of 50 things to do in parks this summer!

Tag #npws50years to win!

Share your nation­al parks pho­tos to Face­book and Insta­gram with the tag #npws50years for your chance to win a total of $2000 in out­door gear and some of the best expe­ri­ences that nation­al parks have to offer:

  • $1000 Exur­bia out­door and camp­ing equip­ment voucher
  • Two-night stay in new­ly refur­bished accom­mo­da­tion in the icon­ic Flinders Chase Nation­al Park on Kan­ga­roo Island
  • 12 month annu­al park pass
  • Cle­land Wildlife Park fam­i­ly pass
  • Nara­coorte Caves fam­i­ly pass
  • Tan­ta­noola Caves fam­i­ly pass
  • Seal Bay fam­i­ly pass
  • Ade­laide Gaol fam­i­ly pass

Enter­ing is easy – while you’re out in a park just take a pho­to of your expe­ri­ence, upload it to Face­book or Insta­gram and hash­tag #npws50years.

Com­pe­ti­tion ends at 7pm on Sat­ur­day 31 Decem­ber 2022.

Find out more about 50 years of the Nation­al Parks and Wildlife Act 1972.

Terms and con­di­tions.

Get stuck into the big 50

National Parks and Wildlife Service South Australia

Say hi to KI

Enjoy restored heritage cottages in Flinders Chase National Park

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Hit the beach

Find your own piece of coastal paradise

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Enjoy sweet dreams

Sleep in a beachside campsite

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Spring into bloom

Find wildflowers from the hills to the outback

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Kayak a ship’s graveyard

Explore unburied archaeological treasures

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Go underground

Discover World Heritage-listed Naracoorte Caves

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Visit Cleland Wildlife Park

Get closer to kangaroos, koalas and more

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Connect with Aboriginal culture

Take a tour with an experienced local guide

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Reach new heights

Go rock climbing

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Try a new campsite

Pitch a tent in these upgraded spots

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Ride MTB trails

Get your wheels dusty in parks near the city

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Share in Ngarrindjeri Nation stories

Download the Wild South Coast Way on the Heysen Trail self-guided app

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Go sandboarding

Slide into Lincoln and Coffin Bay National Parks

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Dive with sharks

Dare to dive on a marine parks tour

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Uncover Earth’s secrets

Drive the Brachina Gorge Geological Trail

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Snorkel a marine park

Jump in from Edithburgh to Aldinga

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Find beach treasure

Beachcomb for shells, seaweed, driftwood and more

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Explore off road

Take on a 4WD challenge from the coast to the outback

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Join a NPWS event

Open your invitation to new experiences across the state

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Bring the baby

Try one of these 10 pram-friendly walks

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Visit Seal Bay

Go into the heart of an Australian sea lion colony

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Snorkel an underwater garden

Dive Piccaninnie Ponds' crystal clear waters

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Experience an astronomers’ paradise

Find one of the best places on Earth to gaze at the stars

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See a dragon dance

Spot leafy sea dragons under the sea

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Snap a beauty

Check out the views from these top lookouts

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Paddle coasts, creeks & rivers

Launch from these 7 amazing parks

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Camp top spots

Stay in the most popular sites across the state

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Pack a picnic

Enjoy new picnic shelters from the hills to the coast

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See Remarkable Rocks

Explore Kangaroo Island's natural wonders

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Travel the Nullarbor

Marvel at the magnificent Bunda Cliffs

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Walk Wilpena Pound

Enjoy the vast Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park

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Take one of Australia’s great walks

Discover the magic of Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail

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Watch kangaroos graze at dusk

Find wildlife, walks and beaches at Deep Creek National Park

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Explore the mighty Murray

Walk, kayak and explore Riverland and Murraylands parks

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Chase a waterfall

See hills parks come alive with spring rains

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Spot baby natives

See baby kangaroos, ducks and emu

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Bask in the sun

Enjoy epic sunset views in these 8 parks

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Bring the van

Park the caravan and enjoy these parks across SA

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Go fish

Try these spots from the river to the coast and reservoirs

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Catch a wave

Surf these 6 breaks in Encounter Marine Park

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Stay for a night

Book a heritage cottage and enjoy nature at your door

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Visit a reservoir

Get a change of scenery on your next walk, ride or picnic

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Take a walkie

Walk your dog in these 17 parks

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Play all day

Take the kids to enjoy these 5 nature play spaces

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Have a barbie

Cook a lunch with friends at these 5 BBQ spots

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Visit Adelaide Gaol

Dare to explore one of Australia's spookiest sites

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Access parks across SA

Try these parks with accessible camping, toilets, parking and trails

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Get out of the house

Swap screen time for green time at these kid-friendly experiences

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Go with the flow

Enjoy the changing river landscape

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Have a remarkable adventure

Ride 20-kilometres of new MTB trails at Willowie