'Park of the Month: Parks of the Fleurieu Peninsula

Join us each month as we showcase our amazing national parks with our Park of the Month program.

Park of the Month is a great way to gain a deeper understanding of our special natural places and to find new ways to enjoy them.

April - Parks of the Fleurieu Peninsula events

Join us this month for events and activities in our Fleurieu Peninsula national parks and reserves.

Adventure and recreation

Come and try stand-up paddleboarding
Monday 26 April, 10:00am – 11:00am, 11:30am – 12:30pm and 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Onkaparinga River Recreation Park, Port Noarlunga
Cost: This event is FREE, bookings required
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Art and Culture

Art in the Park with Gilbert Dashorst
Saturday 17 April, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Deep Creek Conservation Park
Cost: This event is FREE, bookings required
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Kaurna history and landscape of Onkaparinga River
Wednesday 21 April, 11:00am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Onkaparinga River National Park
Cost: This event is FREE, bookings required
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Community events

Opening of Myponga Reservoir Reserve On-water Access
Sunday 28 March. 9:00am – 12:00pm
Myponga Reservoir Reserve
Cost: This event is FREE
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Guided Walks

Ranger-guided accessibility walk
Wednesday 7 April, 10:00am – 11:30am
Onkaparinga River National Park
Cost: This event is FREE, bookings required
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Friends of the Heysen Trail – Willunga Basin Hike Walk 1
Saturday 10 April, 8:30am – 3:00pm
Sellicks Hill to Moana (via Aldinga Scrub Conservation Park)
Cost: $10 Adults; $1 Under 18 years
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Friends of Moana Sands Conservation Park guided-walk
Sunday 11 April, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Moana Sands Conservation Park
Cost: This event is FREE, booking required.
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Reefwatch SA – Guided Aldinga Reef Ramble
Tuesday 13 April, 9:30am – 11:00am
Encounter Marine Park
Cost: $5 per person, plus booking fee
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Big Heart Adventures – Strong Daughters Overnight Hike
Wednesday 14 April to Thursday 15 April
Deep Creek Conservation Park
Cost: $395 1 Adult + 1 Daughter; $445 1 Adult + 2 Daughters
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Friends of Aldinga Scrub Conservation Park guided-walk
Wednesday 14 April, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Aldinga Scrub Conservation Park
Cost: This event is FREE, booking required.
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Ranger-guided walk around Granite Island
Saturday 17 April, 1:00pm - 2:00pm and 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Granite Island Recreation Park
Cost: This event is FREE, booking required
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Big Heart Adventures – Weekend Walks for Women
Saturday 17 April, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Deep Creek Conservation Park
Cost: $35.00 + booking fee
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Big Heart Adventures – Weekend Walks for Women
Sunday 18 April, 8:30am – 11:00am
Onkaparinga River National Park
Cost: $25.00 + booking fee
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Come and learn hiking skills with Walking SA
Saturday 24 April, 9:00am – 12:00pm and 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Onkaparinga River National Park
Cost: $10.00 Adults
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Friends of the Heysen Trail – Willunga Basin Hike Walk 2
Saturday 24 April, 8:30am – 3:00pm
Moana Beach to Onkaparinga River National Park
Cost: $10 Adults; $1 Under 18 years
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Health and wellbeing

Learn to prepare Natural Hiking Meals
Sunday 18 April, 2:00pm – 3:00pm and 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Onkaparinga River National Park
Cost: This event is Free, bookings required
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Nature education

Deep Creek Kids activity pack
1 - 5 April and 8 – 27 April
Deep Creek Conservation Park
Park rangers have put together a fun activity bag for families camping at Deep Creek Conservation Park during April Park of the Month. Please collect one for each child from a Ranger, Volunteer Ranger or Campground Host (located at Trig Campground). Don’t forget to bring paper or a journal book, coloured pencils or even some paints!

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What's coming up in 2021

Events and activities for each month are not released until close to the month, check back on the website or on the National Parks and Wildlife Service South Australia Facebook page to keep in the loop.

  • May - Parks of the Murraylands
  • June - Parks of the Southern Flinders Ranges
  • July - Parks of the Northern Eyre Peninsula
  • August - Parks of the Barossa Valley
  • September - Parks of the Glenthorne Precinct
  • October - Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park
  • November - Parks of the Limestone Coast
  • December - Parks of Eastern Kangaroo Island

Host an event

We encourage community groups, schools, local business and tour operators to host engaging, fun and family-friendly events in parks as part of Park of the Month. Find out how you can host an event.