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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 Conservation 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 beginnerscamping dos and don’tsessentials to pack and easy campfire recipes.

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