Memory Cove Wilderness Protection Area

Memory Cove Wilderness Protection Area

Park fees:
Vehicle entry: $12.50 per vehicle
Accommodation: $29.50 per night
Fees must be paid before entry to the park. Campsite fees are per night, subject to availability.
698.03km from Adelaide
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Mem­o­ry Cove Wilder­ness Pro­tec­tion Area, locat­ed 50km from Port Lin­coln, con­serves the mag­nif­i­cent scenery sur­round­ing Mem­o­ry Cove, as well as pro­vid­ing refuge for the park’s rare flo­ra and fauna.

To main­tain the spe­cial wilder­ness qual­i­ties of this area access to Mem­o­ry Cove is lim­it­ed to 15 vehi­cles a day (infor­ma­tion about gate key pro­vid­ed when book­ing). Among the park’s euca­lypt and sheoak wood­lands, a wide vari­ety of birds can be found, includ­ing the shy bush stone-curlew and the rare west­ern whip­bird. There are spec­tac­u­lar views from coastal look­outs that over­look the sur­round­ing islands. You may even spot a whale or dol­phin that pass by the area dur­ing the win­ter months.

Mem­o­ry Cove Wilder­ness Pro­tec­tion Area is sur­round­ed by Lin­coln Nation­al Park, be sure to check out oth­er things to see and do in this neigh­bour­ing park to make the most of your visit.

Please note that camp­ing fees are chang­ing in this park from Fri­day 1 July 2022.

Park maps

Maps on your mobile

If you have a smart­phone or tablet you can down­load the free Aven­za PDF 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 PDF maps app from the app store 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 app.
6. Use our maps through the Aven­za PDF map app while in the park and nev­er take a wrong turn again.