Flinders Chase National Park

Come and explore the vast area of wilderness that makes up the Flinders Chase National Park in Kangaroo Island.

The park features the spectacular Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch as well as a colony of New Zealand fur-seals at Cape du Couedic. A network of walking trails and boardwalks enable you to enjoy the park and its diverse wildlife.

Learn more about the park at the Flinders Chase Visitor Centre, go on a self-guided nature drive (1.7mb pdf) along Shackle Road that takes you between the Visitor Centre and Cape Borda Lightstation, or stay in one of the heritage cottages.

The nearby Western Kangaroo Island Marine Park also offers plenty of things to do, from diving down to explore the many vessels that came to grief in the hazardous waters, to joining a fishing charter that operate in the area.

Park maps on your mobile

Download free maps of this park for your mobile device from Avenza PDF Maps application. Used within the app the maps allow you to calculate distances and (with sufficient signal) locate yourself within the park. The maps are also available for download below.

Location

Flinders Chase National Park is located 110km west of Kingscote. Follow the Playford Highway or South Coast Road.

Opening times

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, although day visitors are requested to leave the park at sunset.

The Flinders Chase Visitor Centre is open 9am-5pm daily (except Christmas Day).

Fees

Fees apply.

Fire information

Wood fires and solid fuel fires are prohibited throughout the year. 

Gas fires are permitted other than on days of total fire ban.

Find out more information about fire restrictions.

Contact us

General enquiries:

Phone: (+61 8) 8553 4450
Email: flinderschase@sa.gov.au

Accommodation booking and enquiries:

Phone: (+61 8) 85534410
Email: kiparksaccom@sa.gov.au
Book accommodation online

Camping bookings and enquiries:

Phone: (+61 8) 8553 4490
Email: flinderschase@sa.gov.au

In case of an emergency, dial 000. For all other urgent issues please phone (08) 8553 4450.

Flora species

Important information

Those hiking and/or camping in remote areas of Flinders Chase National Park will be required to complete a trip intentions form (184kb pdf). Please read the Flinders Chase Coastal Trek information sheet (278kb pdf) prior to filling out the form.

This park may be closed on days of extreme fire danger.

Be self-sufficient, carry adequate supplies of drinking water. Do not rely on tanks or creeks for water. Bottled water can be purchased from Flinders Chase National Park Visitor Centre.

Remember safety is our concern but your responsibility.

Further information

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