Camping and accommodation


South Australia is a great place to go camping. Experience sleeping under the stars after a day of exploring our national parks and enjoying nature. Whether you want to be surrounded by secluded wilderness with limited facilities or prefer a ‘glamping’ experience with the comforts of hot showers, electricity and toilets, our parks offer a range of experiences to suit you.

Set up base at a campground with access to running water, toilets, barbecues and rubbish disposal to explore the local treasures of these parks:

If back to basics is more of your thing, stay at campgrounds with limited water, drop toilets and pit barbecues at these parks:

Campgrounds with minimal or no facilities are found in many parks, some of which are only accessible via walking trails. To discover a selection of 20 wonderfully diverse destinations to pitch your tent, park the caravan or roll out the swag, download our:

To plan your next adventure in more detail, have a look at our individual national parks pages.


Experience South Australia’s national parks at night while still enjoying your creature comforts in one of the nature retreats nestled among the parks. With more than 20 unique places to stay, immerse yourself in some of the most breathtaking scenery across the state.

From modern eco retreats, pioneer huts, resorts with restaurants and swimming pools to heritage lighthouse keepers’ cottages overlooking the sea, there is something to suit every style and budget.

The following parks include accommodation options for your next getaway:

Online bookings

A new online booking and payment system for park entry, camping and accommodation is being introduced across the state. See the camping and accommodation section of the park you are interested in visiting for further information.

Cash payments are no longer taken for park entry, camping and accommodation at Innes National Park and Mount Remarkable National Park

In coming months the online booking system will be rolled out to other parks for entry, camping, accommodation, and park facilities such as tennis courts, dive permits and tours.

Find out more with frequently asked questions about the online booking system.