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.
Responsible Camping - take only photos, leave only footprints.
Some simple tips while camping in our beautiful region:
Leave it as you found it
If fires are permitted, please bring your own fire wood – please don’t damage local vegetation
Take your rubbish with you (if no bins are provided)
Protect Native Wildlife
Be considerate of others
If you end up at a free campsite near a small town, then it’s a nice idea to support local businesses by buying a few essentials, lunches or even just a beer before you leave! Don’t forget to give them a tag or a shout out on social media to boost tourism and support local businesses.
Fire Danger Season // When travelling in the regions, please ensure you're aware of the fire danger seasons and the restrictions applied on daily fire danger ratings, including othwer warnings issued by other emergency authorities. Find more info via cfs.sa.gov.au or phone the Information Hotline on 1800 362 361.