There’s still time to book a camping trip for the long weekend. Here’s what’s available in SA’s national parks.
Wondering where you can camp in South Australia this Queen’s Birthday long weekend? Some of South Australia’s best campsites are available at parks across the state for dates between Saturday 12 June and Monday 14 June.
Whether you’re after a fishing trip on a secluded beach, an outback adventure under a carpet of stars or a quiet spot to paddle on the river, South Australia’s parks have the site for you.
Where can I go camping this long weekend?
Campsites in South Australia’s national parks can be booked up to 12 months in advance and the most popular sites sell out quickly around holiday times.
There are still many campsites available for this weekend – here’s a list:
Adelaide and surrounds
- Black Springs Campground (4WD)
- Black Springs Overflow (4WD)
- Sensation Campground (4WD)
- The Pool Campground (4WD)
- Yangie Bay Campground
- Yangie, Big Campground (4WD)
- Chillunie Campground
- Kolay Hut Campground
- Mattera Campground
- Scrubby Peak Campground
- Waganny Campground
- Yandinga Campground
- Carcase Rock Campground (4WD)
- Engine Point Campground (4WD)
- Fisherman Point Campground
- Horse Rock Campground
- Lincoln Track Campground (4WD)
- Maclaren Point Campground (4WD)
- Mainwater Well Campground (4WD Only)
- September Beach Campground (selling fast)
- Spalding Cove Campground (4WD)
- Surfleet Cove Campground
- Wisemans Shack Campground (4WD)
- Woodcutters Beach Campground (4WD)
- Brachina East Campground (selling fast)
- Cambrian Campground
- Dingley Dell Campground
- Teamsters Campground (selling fast)
- Trezona Campground
- Wilcolo (Hikers only)
- Arcoona Campground (4WD or high clearance 2WD)
- Grindells Hut Campground (4WD Only)
- Italowie Gap Campground
- Weetootla Gorge Campground, Wiriti Urdla
- Cape Banks Campground
- Geltwood Campground
- Nalawort Campground
- Number Two Rocks Campground
- Oil Rig Square Campground (selling fast)
- 28 Mile Crossing Campground
- 42 Mile Crossing Campground
- Boating Based Camping (Coorong Lagoon)
- Godfreys Landing Boating Campground
- Kartoo Road Campsites
- Long Point Campground
- Loop Road, Caravan Sites
- Loop Road, Hooded Plover Campground
- Loop Road, Malleefowl Campground
- Loop Road, Sandpiper Campground
- Mark Point Campground
- Ocean Beach Camping
- Parnka Point, Avocet Campground
- Tea Tree Crossing Campground
- Tea Tree Crossing, Oystercatcher Campground (selling fast)
Note: ferry bookings to Kangaroo Island can sell out around holiday times, so Kangaroo Island parks might only be an option if you’re a local, if you’ve already booked your ferry, or if you’re happy to fly to the island.
- Katarapko Campground (selling fast)
- Box Flat Campground
- Bucks Camp Campground (selling fast)
- Comet Bore Campground (2WD access)
- Coxs Windmill Campground (4WD only)
- Doggers Hut Campground (4WD only)
- Pine Hut Soak Campground
- The Pines Campground (4WD) (selling fast)
Availability at these campgrounds for the June long weekend is correct as of Tuesday 8 June.
Top tip: Campsites can be booked 12 months in advance, so if you’ve missed out on your perfect spot this year you can always book ahead for next year.
How much does it cost to camp in national parks?
Campsite prices range from $13 to $33, depending on the level of facilities and whether the camping fee includes vehicle entry. Prices, facilities and park information including maps is available on the National Parks and Wildlife Service website.