Desert Parks Pass

Heading to the outback? Purchase a Desert Parks Pass which entitles you and your vehicle to 12 months entry into our state’s desert parks:

Park Desert Parks Pass requirement
Innamincka Regional Reserve Optional 
Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre National Park    Optional    
Malkumba-Coongie Lakes National Park    Optional    
Simpson Desert Conservation Park and Regional Reserve     Mandatory 
Tallaringa Conservation Park     Optional    
Wabma Kadarbu Mound Springs Conservation Park     Optional    
Witjira National Park    Optional* 

* Mandatory if travelling east of Dalhousie Springs. 

The pass also allows you to camp for periods of up to 21 nights at a time in the desert parks (excluding Wabma Kadarbu Mound Springs Conservation Park). 

Purchase a pass

A Desert Parks Pass costs $160. Discounts are available for renewals.

Purchase your pass online or visit a Parks Pass outlet


  • Park Passes are not transferable and only available for private vehicles with up to eight seats. They are not valid for taxis, buses or mini-buses. 
  • When visiting a listed park you are required to travel with the Desert Parks Handbook which will be provided to you at the time of your pass purchase. 
  • Entry to parks, reserves and campgrounds may be restricted from time to time due to safety, conservation or operational requirements including days of Total Fire Ban.

Please read the full terms and conditions for a full list of parks covered and other important information about your pass.