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Duck hunting open season has been declared for South Australia in 2020


Duck hunting open season has been declared for South Australia in 2020. The season begins sunrise Saturday 28 March and closes sunset Sunday 31 May 2020. Duck hunting is permitted between sunrise and sunset in this park on the following open season dates:

  • Saturday 28 March 2020
  • Sunday 29 March 2020
  • Saturday 2 May 2020
  • Sunday 3 May 2020
  • Saturday 16 May 2020
  • Sunday 17 May 2020
  • Saturday 30 May 2020
  • Sunday 31 May 2020

The open season applies to the whole reserve, subject to the following exclusions:

  1. For safety reasons, all of the area within a 500 metre radius centred upon the Chowilla Homestead, shearing shed, Lock 6 on the River Murray, the Chowilla Creek Regulator, Pipeclay Weir, Slaney Weir and Coombool Outstation (homestead) including any portion of creeks or waterbodies within 500 metres of these sites.
  2. Coombool Swamp, being the land and water contained within and bounded by a line commencing at E 489248, N 6249609, then south-easterly to E 489343, N 6249231, then southerly to E 489280, N 6247273, then south-westerly to E 489130, N 6246990, then easterly to E 489655, N 6247020, then north-easterly to E 491596, N 6248457, then northerly to E 491575, N 6249784, then westerly to E 489974, N 6249878, then south-westerly to the point of commencement.

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

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

Click for further information about the 2020 open hunting season.