There’s nothing quite like toasting marshmallows around a campfire under a brilliant blanket of stars, then waking the next morning to a chorus of birdlife. Whether you want escape into a secluded campsite, or enjoy the comfort of a well-appointed caravan park, the Murray River, Lakes and Coorong region has numerous options for couples and families. Many sites are close to town with easy access to shops, restaurants and facilities; others are in natural bush settings with river frontage and a full range of activities. Some towns even offer free camping reserves with basic facilities.
The Coonalpyn Caravan Park (also known as the Coonalpyn Soldiers Memorial Caravan Park) is a perfect spot for travellers to rest while on the busy Adelaide to Melbourne touring route.
Set amongst park like settings with ample shade the Coonalpyn Caravan Park offers a welcome rest for the weary traveller. During the warmer months travelers can cool down by taking advantage of the community swimming pool situated next door.
Within walking distance visitors can discover the spectacular silos (which were painted by renowned artist Guido van Helten in February 2017) and the Coonalpyn Arts Trail. Country hospitality is around the corner and at it’s best with good old fashioned service at the local hotel, bakery, coffee shop and quirky roadside waffle and jaffle shop.
The Caravan Park is also pet and RV friendly and offers discounts to CMCA Members wishing to utilize the unpowered sites.
Families travelling can keep the kids active and entertained in the neighboring park like surrounds which contains a playground with a 'Hoopinator', a BMX Track, seasonal swimming pool, BBQ
Park Features: 22 powered sites 20+ unpowered sites Ample shade Amenities Disabled Toilets Dump Point RV Friendly Pet Friendly CMCA Dollar Wise Park Cash onlyVisit website
Nestled in the heart of the Mallee, Karoonda Cabin & Caravan Park is centrally located between Murray Bridge and Loxton. The park, managed by the District Council of Karoonda East Murray offers two modern Jayco Cabins, 8 powered sites and unpowered sites. It boasts a lovely lawned area amongst big gum trees, bathroom and BBQ facilities close by. It's also home to the Karoonda Silo Art, where you can experience Day and Night - Paint by day and Permanent Projection by night!Visit website
Karte Conservation Park comprises of thick, low scrub covering steep sand dunes which rise up to 40 metres.
Picnic areas and campsites are located near the start of the trail and provide an opportunity to enjoy the park's vast expanse of wilderness. You may even encounter western grey kangaroos, echidnas or fat-tailed dunnarts.
There are three campsites available. Camping fees apply and permits must be purchased prior to arrival.
Campground features: - partial shade and protection from wind at some sites - access for 2WD and 4WD - suitable for tents, and selected sites are suitable for camper trailers and caravans. - facilities: long-drop toilets and picnic area - campfires allowed (seasonal fire restrictions apply)Visit website
Pinnaroo Cabins are an accommodation facility aimed at the budget conscious traveller or worker. Choose from a cabin with one queen size bed or a cabin with two single beds.
Located between the BP On the Run and Mogas Roadhouses, the cabins are easily accessed from the Mallee, but are situated back from the road, away from the traffic noise.
Pinnaroo Cabins provide the ideal accommodation for four-wheel drivers, motorcyclists, hikers and bird watching enthusiasts visiting Billiatt, Peebinga, Karte, Ngarkat, Scorpion Springs, and Big Desert Parks or travelling the Border Track.
With 24-hour check in, exhausted travellers can get a bed and shower at any time. We are only a short walk to the town centre and off road parking is available for cars, trucks, trailers and buses.
Enquire about our special rate for stays of four nights or more.
Please note that unless otherwise stated, Pinnaroo Cabins has an AUD25.00 non-refundable deposit taken upon booking. This will be deducted from the cost of the cabin upon arrival. Should the accommodation be cancelled under 48 hours of anticipated arrival full charge will apply.Visit website
An Ideal location from which to explor the unique and ecologically rich ecosystems and 4WD tracks of SA's Mallee Parks.
Features: –Clean Amenities & Laundry –Camp Kitchen –Shady sites –Rain water –Roadhouse with petrol & take away food nearby –Swimming pool adjacent –Animal Park adjacent –Close to tennis court, lawn bowls, pubs, shops etc –Sites for large vehicles - please advise when booking –Pets allowed on leash