Situated at the eastern end of the park, amongst the pink gums, grass trees and hop bush this campground has 19 campsites, including six that are suitable for small campervans (RV's) and camper trailers, toilets, a basic camp kitchen, gas barbecues and fire pits in each camp site for use outside the fire ban season.
All of the campsites are wheelchair accessible, they are on flat ground with a compacted gravel surface. The toilet facilities are wheelchair accessible, with a 900mm door width and a fixed handrail alongside the toilet.
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Check out the Good Living - Guide to camping at Para Wirra Conservation Park.
Camping is available for larger group bookings at the Helipad Site within the Gawler View Visitor Precinct – see Visitor Precinct map for location. This area is suitable for schools, scout groups, community and recreational organisations or large family groups. A large open grass area it’s suitable for tent camping and can accommodate up to 60 people. With a shelter shed nearby and toilets about 100m walk from this site. A small fire pit is located on site, which is available for use outside the fire danger.
The Helipad site can be booked online but if your organisation requires an invoice please complete the school booking form under the book & pay tab for Para Wirra or contact the District Office on (+61 8) 8115 4600
Book online to reserve your campsite up to 12 months in advance.
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Book and pay in person
If you are unable to book and pay online you can do so, in person, at these booking agents across the state.
Most of the Wirra Campground campsites are wheelchair accessible, they are on flat ground with a compacted gravel surface. The toilet facilities are wheelchair accessible, with a 900mm door width and a fixed handrail alongside the toilet. Toilet facilities at Helipad campsite are not wheelchair accessible.
- Vehicle access to the Wirra Campground during daylight hours is through the main park entrance, these gates shut at sunset and open at sunrise. For access into the park after hours when a booking is made you will be given a combination lock code for the Eastern Entrance along Humbug Scrub Road. This entrance is locked to general park visitors.
- Collection of firewood within National Parks is prohibited. In order to use the fire pits at Wirra Campground you will need to bring your own wood. A number of the local shops may have fire wood for purchase – try the One Tree Hill Fodder Store, Kersbrook General Store and Cockatoo Valley Store.
- Water at the campground and park is all non-potable, so campers are advised to bring along their own drinking water.
- Campers need to take all their rubbish out with them as there are no bins provided within the park.
- If you have a large group please call the Natural Resources Centre - Gawler on (+61 8) 8115 4600 or email DEWPWOnlineBookings@sa.gov.au.
- Community and recreation organisations, school groups and scouts can arrange special 'camp-over' activities at one of the open spaces by appointment with a ranger (conditions apply).