Where last-minute June long weekend campsites are available in South Australia’s national parks

Where last-minute June long weekend campsites are available in South Australia’s national parks

There’s still time to book a camp­ing trip for the long week­end. Here’s what’s avail­able in SA’s nation­al parks.

Won­der­ing where you can camp in South Aus­tralia this Queen’s Birth­day long week­end? Some of South Australia’s best camp­sites are avail­able at parks across the state for dates between Sat­ur­day 12 June and Mon­day 14 June.

Whether you’re after a fish­ing trip on a seclud­ed beach, an out­back adven­ture under a car­pet of stars or a qui­et spot to pad­dle on the riv­er, South Australia’s parks have the site for you.

Where can I go camp­ing this long weekend?

Camp­sites in South Australia’s nation­al parks can be booked up to 12 months in advance and the most pop­u­lar sites sell out quick­ly around hol­i­day times.

There are still many camp­sites avail­able for this week­end – here’s a list:

Ade­laide and surrounds

Para Wirra Con­ser­va­tion Park

Eyre Penin­su­la

Chadin­ga Con­ser­va­tion Park

Cof­fin Bay Nation­al Park

Fowlers Bay Con­ser­va­tion Park

Gawler Ranges Nation­al Park

Lau­ra Bay Con­ser­va­tion Park

Lin­coln Nation­al Park

Mem­o­ry Cove Wilder­ness Pro­tec­tion Area

Nullar­bor Nation­al Park, Wilder­ness Pro­tec­tion Area and Region­al Reserve

Point Bell Con­ser­va­tion Park

Wah­gun­yah Con­ser­va­tion Park

Wit­tel­bee Con­ser­va­tion Park

Yellabin­na Region­al Reserve

Yum­bar­ra Con­ser­va­tion Park

Fleurieu Penin­su­la

Deep Creek Nation­al Park

New­land Head Con­ser­va­tion Park

Flinders Ranges and Outback

Acra­man Creek Con­ser­va­tion Park

Ikara-Flinders Ranges Nation­al Park

Innam­inc­ka Region­al Reserve

Kati Than­da-Lake Eyre Nation­al Park

Malkum­ba-Coongie Lakes Nation­al Park

Tal­laringa Con­ser­va­tion Park

Vulkathun­ha-Gam­mon Ranges Nation­al Park

Witji­ra Nation­al Park

Lime­stone Coast

Bool Lagoon Game Reserve

Canun­da Nation­al Park

Coorong Nation­al Park

Lit­tle Dip Con­ser­va­tion Park

Nara­coorte Caves Nation­al Park

Tolderol Game Reserve

Kan­ga­roo Island

Cape Gantheaume Con­ser­va­tion Park and Wilder­ness Pro­tec­tion Area

Flinders Chase Nation­al Park

Lash­mar Con­ser­va­tion Park

Note: fer­ry book­ings to Kan­ga­roo Island can sell out around hol­i­day times, so Kan­ga­roo Island parks might only be an option if you’re a local, if you’ve already booked your fer­ry, or if you’re hap­py to fly to the island.

Mur­ray River

Chow­illa Game Reserve

Dang­gali Con­ser­va­tion Park and Wilder­ness Pro­tec­tion Area

Karte Con­ser­va­tion Park

Loch Luna and Moorook Game Reserve

Mur­ray Riv­er Nation­al Park

Ngarkat Con­ser­va­tion Park

Avail­abil­i­ty at these camp­grounds for the June long week­end is cor­rect as of Tues­day 8 June.

Top tip: Camp­sites can be booked 12 months in advance, so if you’ve missed out on your per­fect spot this year you can always book ahead for next year.

How much does it cost to camp in nation­al parks?

Camp­site prices range from $13 to $33, depend­ing on the lev­el of facil­i­ties and whether the camp­ing fee includes vehi­cle entry. Prices, facil­i­ties and park infor­ma­tion includ­ing maps is avail­able on the Nation­al Parks and Wildlife Ser­vice web­site.

New to camp­ing? You might be inter­est­ed in read­ing these blogs: tips for begin­ners, camp­ing dos and don’ts, essen­tials to pack and easy camp­fire recipes.

This con­tent was pro­duced in part­ner­ship with  Good Living