Nature-based tourism

The government is seeking to enhance our eco-sensitive tourism options to bring in more visitors and help enhance and protect our natural environment.

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Stage two of Southern Flinders Precinct takes shape
11 Mar 2021

Stage two of Southern Flinders Precinct takes shape

Stage two of the mountain biking trail development at WIllowie in Mount Remarkable National Park is set to get under way with Trailscapes, an Adelaide based trail construction company, announced as the successful contractor.

$1.6 million infrastructure upgrades underway on Kangaroo Island
18 Feb 2021

$1.6 million infrastructure upgrades underway on Kangaroo Island

The $1.6 million transformation of Antechamber Bay camping facilities, in Lashmar Conservation Park on Kangaroo Island is underway with the installation of a suspension bridge linking the north and south sides of the campground.

Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail agreement reached
09 Feb 2021

Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail agreement reached

An eco-tourism project along the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail which will deliver positive economic and environmental outcomes will go ahead after the Australian Walking Company and local environmental groups reached an agreement and settled the matter in the Supreme Court.

South Australian park visitor numbers boom
30 Jan 2021

South Australian park visitor numbers boom

South Australia’s national parks have experienced a visitor boom with a 77 per cent rise in park entry numbers in December 2020 when compared to the same time in 2019.

South Australians to once again embrace koala bear hugs
30 Dec 2020

South Australians to once again embrace koala bear hugs

The iconic Cleland Wildlife Park koala holds will recommence this weekend along with other new animal encounter experiences.

Record investment in South Australia’s parks
07 Nov 2020

Record investment in South Australia’s parks

The Marshall Liberal Government’s record investment in South Australia’s parks will get a further $17 million boost in the upcoming State Budget 2020-21 to improve nature-based tourism across the state.

Shaping the Remarkable Southern Flinders Ranges
07 Sep 2020

Shaping the Remarkable Southern Flinders Ranges

Designs for an international standard mountain bike trail in Mount Remarkable National Park are about to commence, with experts World Trail announced today as the successful contractors for the design phase.

Visiting Port Lincoln
24 Jul 2020

Visiting Port Lincoln

Port Lincoln on the Eyre Peninsula is just one of the many jewels in South Australia’s incredible regions. I spent some time there recently, and as always, was blown away …
Parks 2025 update to parliament
22 Jul 2020

Parks 2025 update to parliament

The Parks 2025 initiative is moving at full speed and it was great to be able to update parliament about the exciting developments in this space. Watch this! 🍿 Then pack …
Our regions are open and waiting for you
15 Jul 2020

Our regions are open and waiting for you

Watch this! It’s been great to visit the Clare Valley, Southern Flinders Ranges and Flinders Ranges with our Premier Steven Marshall this week. We are so lucky to live in South Australia …