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EASTER CAMPOUT – Cantara Homestead, Coorong National Park

1 April, 2021 at 12:00 pm7 April, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Cantara Homestead is in the Coorong National Park (230km or about 3hours travel time from Adelaide).

Meningie is the nearest place for fuel/supplies etc. (The Salt Creek Roadhouse is permanently closed.) To get there from Adelaide take the south eastern freeway to Murray Bridge and onto Tailem Bend then take the Princess Hwy through Meningie, past Salt Creek and after passing 42 Mile Crossing there will be a road on your left (Cantara Road which links to Keith) continue on the highway for about 1km and look for a dirt road on your right (Old Coorong Road) with a Birds SA sign that will lead you to a gate on your right (about another 500m) directly to the Homestead (refer attached Maps 1 and 6). All main access roads to the park are suitable for 2WD vehicles, however some of the tracks within the park are 4WD accessible only.

Camp access for Birds SA will be from 12noon on Thursday 1 April till 12 noon on Wednesday 7 April 2021.

Full details on facilities and how to get there were provided in the summ
er 2020 (issue No. 256) edition of The Birder. See also the Birds SA Website or contact Lynton Huxley 0498466092 for further information.

Cantara Homestead
Coorong National Park

nearby Conservation Parks
Martin Washpool Conservation Park
Messent Conservation Park
Tilley Swamp Conservation Park

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1 April, 2021 at 12:00 pm
7 April, 2021 at 12:00 pm