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This online engagement hub is a central point where we’ll share updates about exciting projects underway as a result of the record investment in national parks in South Australia, as well as opportunities that may arise for you to share your thoughts.

To register your interest in a project and receive the latest information and updates, please complete the registration form below.

 

Kangaroo Island Projects

Reimagine Kangaroo Island Parks

Flinders Chase National Park visitor centre will be rebuilt at a new location with the State Government purchasing land which was the former Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat and committing $10 million to the rebuild after significant community consultation. The Flinders Chase National Park visitor centre was completely destroyed during the devastating bushfires in 2020. A recommendation from the Reimagine KI community engagement process proposed the opportunity for a visitor centre located at the entrance to the park and this new location aligns with this vision. The $10 million rebuild in this new location will create a precinct, which will result in a world-class, easily accessible facil...
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Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail

The Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail (KIWT) is one of Australia’s best walks full of unimaginable beauty waiting to be discovered. The trail weaves its way through the most botanically unique area in all of South Australia before reaching the rugged, remote and spectacular coastline of the Southern Ocean. The 2019-20 summer bushfires devastat...
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Antechamber Bay

A favourite for beach lovers, Lashmar Conservation Park adjoins the long sandy beach at Antechamber Bay. The park is an ideal location for swimming, fishing and bird watching and is just a short drive from Cape Willoughby lighstation. As part of activating nature-based tourism in Kangaroo Island Parks, the Department for Environment and Water commi...
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D'Estrees Bay

D'Estrees Bay is located on the south coast of Kangaroo Island. The southern end of D'Estrees Bay is part of the Cape Gantheaume Conservation Park while the northern portion is accessible by a private road open to the public. The beaches offer spectacular scenery and are suitable for surfing and fishing while bird watching, hiking and trekk...
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Murray Lagoon

Murray Lagoon is located within the Cape Gantheaume Conservation Park, adjacent to Seal Bay Conservation Park and the Cape Gantheaume Wilderness Protection Area. It is the Island's largest lagoon and the wetland habitat is known for its abundant birdlife. There are a number of existing walking trails around or overlooking Murray Lagoon. No camp...
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Remarkable Rocks

Perched above the sea in Flinders Chase National Park, the impressive Remarkable Rocks form what appear to be a cluster of precariously balanced granite boulders. This stunning work of nature has been shaped by the erosive forces of wind, sea spray and rain over some 500 million years. The 2020 bushfires destroyed the boardwalk, viewing platform, i...
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Seal Bay Visitor Experience

Seal Bay has been home to an Australian sea lion population for thousands of years and offers one of the most exceptional nature-based experiences in the world. It is the only place in the world where you can see Australian sea lions – an endangered species – at close quarters in their home environment. The majority of visitors to Kanga...
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Parks 2025 Projects

Southern Flinders Precinct

One of the Parks 2025 projects announced by the Government is the intention to establish a new adventure based tourism destination for South Australia in the Southern Flinders Ranges. The Southern Flinders Ranges are within easy reach of Adelaide and the area already includes existing parks such as Mount Remarkable National Park, Telowie Gorge, Wirrabara Range, and Spaniards Gully Conservation Park. The area is also the location of the Beetaloo Reservoir which the Government has committed to ope...
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Ikara-Flinders Ranges

Enhancing the visitor experience at Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park As part of Government’s commitment to improve its nature-based tourism offering, Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park will soon provide upgraded visitor facilities (and supporting infrastructure) to showcase some of its most unique landscapes and cultural attractions. Located approximately 450 km north of Adelaide, Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park is in the central Flinders Ranges and is considered one of the state&r...
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Acknowledgement of CountryAcknowledgement of Country

The Department for Environment and Water acknowledges Aboriginal people as the First Peoples and Nations of the lands and waters we live and work upon and we pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging. We acknowledge and respect the deep spiritual connection and the relationship that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have to Country.

The Department works in partnership with the First Peoples of South Australia and supports their Nations to take a leading role in caring for their Country.