Little Dip Conservation Park

Little Dip Conservation Park

Park fees:
Accommodation: $17.50 per night
Fees must be paid before entry to the park. Campsite fees are per night, subject to availability.
342.66km from Adelaide
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Lit­tle Dip Con­ser­va­tion Park con­serves a num­ber of small lakes found through­out the park. Each lake has its own unique char­ac­ter, rang­ing from the open, marshy and shal­low Lake Eliza to the very salty Big Dip Lake, and the deep Fresh Water Lake.

The area fea­tures a rugged­ly beau­ti­ful coast­line includ­ing a large area of coastal sand dunes. The fore­shore of Lake Eliza was home to the Boandik peo­ple some 10,000 years ago — large num­bers of mid­dens (shell­fish remains) can still be seen in the park today.

The coastal scrub that gives way to thick groves of melaleu­ca, dense rush­es and sam­phire flats sur­round­ing the lakes is a haven for bird­watch­ers. The beach­es pro­vide good oppor­tu­ni­ties for beach­comb­ing and surf fishing.

Access to the Upper South East Marine Park is also avail­able from this park.

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Maps on your mobile

If you have a smart­phone or tablet you can down­load the free Aven­za Map app and have inter­ac­tive nation­al park maps on hand when you need them.

The app uses your device’s built-in GPS to plot your real-time loca­tion with­in the park onto a map. The app can be used with­out a net­work con­nec­tion and with­out roam­ing charges. You can also mea­sure area and dis­tance, plot pho­tos and drop place­mark pins. 

How to get it work­ing on your device:

1. Down­load the Aven­za Maps app from the app store (iOS/Android) whilst you are still in range (its free!).
2. Open up the app and click the shop­ping cart icon.
3. Click Find’ and type the name of the nation­al park or reserve you are look­ing for.
4. Click on the map you are after and install it (all our maps are free).
5. You will now find a list of your installed maps on the home page of the Aven­za Maps app.
6. Use our maps through the Aven­za Mapa app while in the park and nev­er take a wrong turn again.