Photo: Port Lincoln National Park, Diver feeding Abalone to a Blue Grouper. Photo: Greg Snell Tourism Australia
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This stunning coastal National Park in South Australia has islands, sand dunes, native wildlife and plenty of activities for the visitor and camper. Boating, fishing, beachcombing, swimming, birdwatching and nature walks are all available here, in surroundings that will leave life long memories.
The native animals and birdlife are extremely diverse in this coastal environment, from sea-lions and fur seals to more than 100 species of birds. Whales can be seen cruising the waters offshore, as are dolphins. Kangaroos, Emus, lizards and snakes can also be spotted.
Grand ocean vistas, beautiful beaches, nature sightseeing, photography, exploring by 4WD, hiking the trails and seeing Australian animals in their native habitat are the main attractions here.
4WDs with high wheel clearance are neccessary for most of the rest of the Coffin Bay Peninsula. You will need to bring plenty of water, fuel and food.
There are walking trails that cover much of the park, a number of them following old vehicle tracks, the beaches are also a pleasant walking experience. Please notify someone reliable if your going on extended walks with the expected time of your return. Weather can change quite quickly here, bring wet weather gear.
Port Lincoln Visitor Information Centre
3 Adelaide Place, Port Lincoln (opposite Post Office)
Open 9am – 5pm, 7 days a week
Phone: (08) 8683 3544 or 1300 788 378
At the centre they have maps, park passes as well as all the information you need to enjoy the park. There is an information line available, phone +618 8688 3111 or contact them online at Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources.
There is camping available here. You will also need a permit, call +618 8553 4444 for more information.
Nearby parks include Coffin Bay National Park, the Gawler Ranges National Park, the Nullarbor National Park and the Great Australian Bight Marine Park. More about the National Parks in SA: South Australia National Parks.
On the coast of South Australia: Kangaroo Island SA.
About the National Parks in Australia: Australia National Parks.
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Main Photo: Port Lincoln National Park, Diver feeding Abalone to a Blue Grouper. Photo: Greg Snell Tourism Australia
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