Malkumba-Coongie Lakes National Park

Malkumba-Coongie Lakes National Park has reopened after being closed due to floodwaters. The floodplains north of Kudriemitchie have finally dried out.

Malkumba-Coongie Lakes National Park is one of the most spectacular of South Australia's natural attractions. The park is a pristine water world made up of channels, waterholes, lakes, internal deltas, shallow floodplains and interdune corridors and swamps.

This arid wetland plays host to a diversity of wildlife including native birds, fish, reptiles and frogs and transforms into a breeding ground for an enormous number of migratory birds from around the world.

Birdwatching, photography, bushwalking and canoeing are popular ways to enjoy the park's wilderness setting.

Co-management of the park involves a partnership between the Government of South Australia and traditional owners to share responsibility and decision making for the strategic management of the park. A co-management committee (in accordance with a co-management agreement between the Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation and the traditional owners, Yandruwandha and Yawarrawarrka people) co-manage Malkumba-Coongie Lakes National Park. Per vehicle entry and camping fees apply.

Contact Details

Malkumba-Coongie Lakes National Park
120 kilometres north of
Innamincka
South Australia 5731

Toll Free Number
Not available

Telephone
+61 (08) 8648 5328

Fax
+61 (08) 8648 5301

Mobile
Not available

  • Coongie Lakes National Park, Innamincka, Far North, South Australia
  • Coongie Lakes National Park, Innamincka, Far North, South Australia
  • Coongie Lakes National Park, Innamincka, Far North, South Australia

Details

Cost

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Public Toilet

Activities

  • Animal Viewing
  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • Off Road Driving
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