Ocean Beach Camping Area - Coorong National Park

National Park - South Australia


There is something for all ages and interests in the Coorong. The serenity, the sheer diversity, and the proximity to Adelaide make it an immensely popular park. Visitors come for bird watching, boating, kayaking, fishing, camping, walking, four-wheel driving and European and cultural history.

The Coorong is also a wetland of international importance, supporting many significant and endangered flora and fauna.

Listen to the sound of the waves crashing as you beach camp between the high and low watermarks. Camping is unallocated and fees are for one vehicle with a maximum of 8 guests. Access 4WD only. Suitable for tents. Facilities, nil. Campfires Permitted on the beach below the high water mark, except on days declared as a total fire ban. Number of campsites, 1 vehicle, maximum 8 guests. Unpowered.

Camping is allowed along the beach in front of the foredune, and within designated campsites behind the foredune only where indicated by wooden posts and poly fencing. There are 25 designated campsites located between Tea Tree Crossing and 42 Mile Crossing. Vehicles must stay within the fenced areas at all times.

Campfires are permitted on the beach below the high water mark, except on days declared as a total fire ban. Firewood collection is prohibited, you will need to bring your own firewood into the park. Dogs are permitted on the beach, where they must be kept on a leash. Dogs must remain inside the vehicle elsewhere in the park.

Vehicles must remain on the beach and not be driven into the sand dunes. Experience in sand driving is recommended. Consider tide and weather conditions. Driving at night and towing trailers is not recommended. Beach conditions during winter can prevent vehicle access to the beach and vehicle based camping may not be possible. If unsure, please call Natural Resources South East on 08 8575 1200 for up to date information before booking.

Note: the beach is closed to vehicle access north of Tea Tree Crossing from the 24th October to 24th December each year to protect hooded plovers during their breeding season.

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Camping Fee $16.00
Per Site, per night (2 Adults) - from