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Duck hunting open season in Loch Luna and Moorook Game Reserves

The 2019 South Australian open season for duck hunting will commence 15 minutes before sunrise on on Saturday 16 March 2019 and end 30 minutes after sunset on Sunday 30 June 2019.

Loch Luna and Moorok Game Reserve are available for duck hunting on designated dates during the 2019 open season. Please be aware that you may hear noise associated with hunting activities during those times.

Loch Luna and Moorok Game Reserve Opening Times for duck hunting 

From 15 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset on the following days:

  • Saturday 16 March 2019
  • Sunday 17 March 2019
  • Saturday 6 April 2019
  • Sunday 7 April 2019
  • Saturday 4 May 2019
  • Sunday 5 May 2019
  • Saturday 18 May 2019
  • Sunday 19 May 2019
  • Saturday 1 June 2019
  • Sunday 2 June 2019
  • Saturday 29 June 2019
  • Sunday 30 June 2019

Moorook Game Reserve

The open season applies to all the Reserve, subject to the following exclusions:

  • the western boundary of Sections 474, 475 and 476 Hundred of Moorook, County of Albert, adjacent to the Kingston-Loxton Highway.
  • an area of Wachtels Lagoon being the land and water contained within and bounded by a line commencing at E 442748, N 6210926, then south-easterly to E 443079, N 6210458, then south-easterly to E 443268, N 6209307, then westerly to E 442454, N 6209208, then north-easterly to E 441377, N 6209958, then north-easterly to the point of commencement.

All lines are geodesics based on the Geocentric Datum of Australia 1994 (GDA94).

View a map of Moorok Game Reserve; indicating the areas where open season hunting can occur.

Loch Luna Game Reserve

The open season applies to all creeks and associated backwaters of the Reserve excluding:

  • a 500 m radius of any house or outbuilding, and within 300 m of any road or bridge; and
  • for safety reasons, the open season does not apply to all of the area within 500 metres radius of the homestead of Section 706 McIntosh Division Hundred of Cobdogla Irrigation Area.

Note: Access to Loch Luna is mainly by boat – all hunters should be aware of dangerous quicksand in a number of areas.

Please contact the Natural Resources Centre - Berri for more information to ensure hunting only occurs in permitted areas. 

View a map of Loch Luna Game Reserve; indicating the areas where open season hunting can occur.

Click for further information about 2019 duck hunting open season or contact:

Fauna Permits Unit
Phone (08) 8124 4972

Natural Resources Berri
Phone (08) 8580 1800