Most Rated National Parks to Come across in South Australia

By | February 9, 2017

Defined by extreme wilderness, South Australia is a state that is home to the 100 km long Bunda Cliffs facing the Great Australian Bight. There are several forested areas in this region, which makes it an ideal place for taking activities tours in Australia. South Australia enjoys an extensive and complete park system, with more than 300 reserves covering more than 20% of the state. Most of these parks offer excellent camping opportunities to the visitors through several campsites available here. If you also want to know that which park you need to visit, then go through the following list and checkout the best rated national parks of South Australia.

National Parks in South Australia

Gawler Ranges National Park

Gawler Ranges National Park is an exclusive destination where history, conservation and indigenous culture appear together. Declared as a national park in 2002, the landscape teems with wildlife and is known for protecting rare and threatened plants and animals. The park is famous for the splendid Organ Pipes, created more than 1500 million years ago due to the volcanic eruptions. You can also find here equally spectacular unsteady outcrops at Yandinga Falls and Kolay Mirica Falls. A visit to this park is going to be a mesmeric experience for you.

Gawler Ranges National Park

Flinders Chase National Park

Flinders Chase National Park is known for its rocky wilderness featuring iconic landmarks like the world famous Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch. Explore the park and its diverse wildlife on the network of walking trails and experience a stay in a heritage-listed light cottages. Explore the 5-days Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail through towering cliffs of limestone and coagulated molten rock, storm-blasted coastal scrub and huge bone white beaches. Indulge into the wildlife of Flinders Chase by camping under the stars at one of the four isolated campgrounds available here. Your visit to Flinders Chase National Park is going to be absolute fun.

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Naracoorte Caves National Park

Naracoorte Caves National Park is the only World Heritage site of South Australia. It preserves Australia’s entire fossil record for the past 500,000 years. It was officially recognized as World Heritage Site in 1994 due to the significance of the fossils found at the site. There are 28 well recognized caves in the park and out of which, only four are open to the public. Other caves are kept intact for the scientific research or to safeguard the caves and their contents. Many of these caves have impressive stalactites and stalagmites. Facilities like Caves Café, car parking, wheelchair access and barbeques are available in this park.

Naracoorte Caves National Park

Karoo National Park

The Great Karoo is a huge and ruthless landscape and Karoo National Park is a small part of it. Being the largest ecosystem of South Africa, it is home to a mesmerizing diversity of life that has adjusted to survive in these harsh conditions. The park is dominated by the superior Nuweveld Mountains and undulating plains, where a lot of species that originally appeared here now occupy their earlier choices. There is a 400 meters long trail depicting the geology and paleontology of the Great Karoo. Genuine fossils and woods are on exhibit on this paved trail. Wheelchair-users can also walk on this trail. The park has amazing campsites where guests can stay in well-equipped accommodation options.

Karoo National Park

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