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Park of the month

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. 

Each month there will be variety of events for everyone to enjoy, many of them are free. You can learn more about a park direct from the park ranger, have an adventure and explore a park in a different way with activities such as rock climbing, kayaking and mountain biking, chill out in nature with yoga and forest bathing, hear about the cultural history and join in conservation efforts to protect and conserve national parks for future generations. 

December - Lincoln National Park

This month we’re celebrating Lincoln National Park as our Park of the Month.

Overlooking Boston Bay, Australia’s largest natural harbour, Lincoln National Park is a haven for boating, fishing, beachcombing, swimming, bird watching, wildlife watching and nature walks. You won’t have to look hard to see postcard worthy views of tranquil bays and beaches on its northern side and wild rugged southern coastline. This park is certainly a special place worth celebrating!

This December come and see why this park is so special and join us for one of our events. Tickets are limited tickets, so book early so you don’t miss out!

Events and activities

Explore Lincoln National Park – Self-guided itinerary

When: Any time

Spend the day exploring the pristine bays and beaches, abundant wildlife and the spectacular scenery of Lincoln National Park. With the help of our rangers, we’ve put together a full day itinerary to help you discover the best that this stunning park has to offer.

Family Fun Day

When: Tuesday 15 December. 9:30am – 2:00pm
Where: Stamford Hill Visitor Area
Cost: *FREE

Join our rangers and volunteers at Stamford Hill for a day of family fun!

Have a go at stand-up paddle boarding) and learn about our wonderful marine environment in the Lincoln National Park or stay on land and walk up Stamford Hill on ranger-guided walk  and enjoy the beautiful view of Boston Bay and the park from the top.

There will also be a self-guided nature play activity and if you’re looking for a bit to eat, the Friends of Southern Eyre Peninsula Parks will have a BBQ with funds raised going towards their conservation programs.

Bookings are required for both the stand-up paddle boarding and the ranger-guided walks.

Beach detectives

When: Sunday 20 December, 10:00am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Where: September Beach
Cost: *FREE

Join local rangers these school holidays and explore the shoreline and rocks at September Beach.

Learn about the weird and wonderful things that wash up on the beach or call it home.

*Whilst Park of the Month events are free, vehicle entry fees apply in Lincoln National Park. Entry fees can be purchased online or though one of our sales agents.

Park of the month events will be cancelled in the event of severe weather or in the event of a Total Fire Ban day being declared for the Lower Eyre Peninsula Fire Ban District. For information about fire danger ratings, visit the CFS website

Get inspired with our Insider Tips blog

Ranger tips: Lincoln National Park

How to spend a day in SA’s Lincoln National Park

• 5 treasures in Lincoln National Park 

• 10 things to see and do at Lincoln National Park

• Insider Guide: Lincoln National Park

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.

We will be announcing our program for 2021 soon.

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.