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Spring is in the Eyre this September

Spring into South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula parks this September as National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) celebrates the region as Park of the Month.

Spring is in the Eyre this September

Situated on either side of southern Eyre Peninsula, Lincoln National Park and Coffin Bay National Park are renowned for their natural beauty, abundant wildlife and are popular destinations for camping, bushwalking and water sports like kayaking and fishing.

The changing of the seasons, brings new life and colour to the landscapes of these parks as they bloom with spring wildflowers.

NPWS Ranger Elly Schultz has lived and worked in Eyre Peninsula’s national parks for four years.

“Spring is a wonderful time to get outdoors and explore Lincoln and Coffin Bay National Parks,” she said.

“There is so much to see and do, even for regular visitors.

“My favourite thing about visiting the parks in spring is seeing emu chicks out with their dads and the spring wildflowers, the park really starts to bloom, especially with Templetonia, also known as cockies tongue, in Coffin Bay National Park.

“We’ve put together an exciting program of activities for Park of the Month and I hope people take up the opportunity to attend one of the events to see why these parks are so wonderful.

“Whether you come out for an exciting kayak in our marine park or mindfulness walk to relax and unwind amongst nature, rangers would love to see you there enjoying the parks.”

Park of the month activities in September include:

  • Kayaking in the Yangie Bay Sanctuary Zone in Coffin Bay National Park
  • Mindfulness in the mallee nature walk in Lincoln National Park
  • Ranger guided weeding polygala and Sleaford Mere walk in Lincoln National Park
  • Guided fire ecology walk in Lincoln National Park

For more information about these and other events, visit www.parks.sa.gov.au/park-of-the-month