Where to go

The great thing about bird watching is that it can be done anywhere, including your local town parkland, however, once ‘hooked’, you may want to venture further afield to see new birds.

‘Where to go’ provides essential information to help you choose sites to visit around South Australia.

Click on the icons on the map or scan the list below to browse and locate sites. The distances referred to are based on the shortest route to the site using Google Maps.

A bird list is provided for each site, and this can be downloaded and printed.


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Kelly Hill Conservation Park

251km SW from Adelaide CBD

Duck Lagoon Reserve

182km SW from Adelaide CBD

Point Davenport Conservation Park

272km SSW from Adelaide CBD

Mulbura Park Reserve, Port Vincent

186km WNW from Adelaide CBD

Bernouilli Conservation Reserve

325km SE from Adelaide CBD

Innes National Park

290km SSW from Adelaide CBD

Roachdale Reserve, Kersbrook

39km NE from Adelaide CBD

Lenger Reserve, Mannum

101km ENE from Adelaide CBD

Lowan Conservation Park

125km E from Adelaide CBD

Karte Conservation Park

240km E from Adelaide CBD

Ettrick Conservation Park

112km E from Adelaide CBD

Mutton Cove Conservation Reserve

24KM NW from Adelaide CBD

Urrbrae

7.5km SE from Adelaide CBD

Belair

11km SSE from Adelaide CBD

Marino

19km SW from Adelaide CBD

Hope Valley

16km NE from Adelaide CBD

St Peters Billabong

4.5km NE from Adelaide CBD

Watiparinga Reserve, Eden Hills

12km S from Adelaide CBD

Happy Valley

19km S from Adelaide CBD

Coromandel Valley

16km SW from Adelaide CBD

Glenelg North

12km SW from Adelaide CBD

Novar Gardens

10km SW from Adelaide CBD

Morphett Vale

25km SSW from Adelaide CBD

Bimbowrie Conservation Park

440km NE from Adelaide CBD

Goolwa Barrage

86km SSE from Adelaide CBD

Murray Mouth

96km SE from Adelaide CBD

Deep Creek Conservation Park

102km S from Adelaide CBD

Clayton Wetlands, Birdsville Track

724km N from Adelaide CBD

Guichen Bay Conservation Park

325km SE from Adelaide CBD

The Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park

345km N from Adelaide CBD

Sandy Creek Conservation Park

54km NE from Adelaide CBD

Montecollina Bore, Strzelecki Track

815km NNE from Adelaide CBD

Lake McIntyre, Millicent

400km SE from Adelaide CBD

Bald Hill Beach

105km NW from Adelaide CBD

Clinton Conservation Park – Port Arthur

114km NW from Adelaide CBD

Blackwood Forest Recreation Park

14.5km S from Adelaide CBD

Bucks Lake Game Reserve, Carpenters Rock

444km SE from Adelaide CBD

Ratalang (Basham Beach) Regional Park

84km S from Adelaide CBD

Currency Creek Gorge

78km SSE from Adelaide CBD

Bool Lagoon Game Reserve

357km SE from Adelaide CBD

Hacks Lagoon Conservation Park

357km SE from Adelaide CBD

Nangwarry Native Forest Reserve

395km SE from Adelaide CBD

Watts Gully Native Forest Reserve

46km NE from Adelaide CBD

Engelbrook Reserve, Bridgewater

23km SE from Adelaide CBD

Beachport Conservation Park

384km SE from Adelaide CBD

D.B. Mack Reserve, Stockyard Plain

163km NE from Adelaide CBD

Big Heath Conservation Park

366km SE from Adelaide CBD

Furner Conservation Park

378km SE from Adelaide CBD

Penambol Conservation Park

457km SE from Adelaide CBD

Cooltong Conservation Park

245km ENE from Adelaide CBD

Telford Scrub Conservation Park

420km SE from Adelaide CBD

Calpatanna Waterhole Conservation Park

700km NW from Adelaide CBD

Pinnaroo Wetlands

240km E from Adelaide CBD

Mudla Wirra Reserve (Pengilly Scrub)

67km N from Adelaide CBD

Bascombe Well Conservation Park

645km WNW from Adelaide CBD

Hart Lagoon, Waikerie

180km ENE from Adelaide CBD

Thorndon Park Reserve, Paradise

12km NE from Adelaide CBD

Bird Islands Conservation Park

173km NW from Adelaide CBD

Spring Gully Conservation Park

132km N from Adelaide CBD

Saint Kilda

30km N from Adelaide CBD

Warriparinga Wetlands, Bedford Park

12km SE from Adelaide CBD

Padthaway Conservation Park

290km SE from Adelaide CBD

Bangham Conservation Park

306km SE from Adelaide CBD

Ngaut Ngaut Conservation Park

117km E from Adelaide CBD

Butcher Gap Conservation Park

300km SE from Adelaide CBD

Fairview Conservation Park

350km SE from Adelaide CBD

Glen Roy Conservation Park

360km SE from Adelaide CBD

Penola Conservation Park

395km SE from Adelaide CBD

Mount Scott Conservation Park

320km SE from Adelaide CBD

Mary Seymour Conservation Park

368km SE from Adelaide CBD

Weeroona Island

234km NNW from Adelaide CBD

Big Swamp

662km W from Adelaide CBD

‘Bowman Park’, Crystal Brook

205km N from Adelaide CBD

Lake Newland Conservation Park

690km NW from Adelaide CBD

Eurilla Conservation Park

18km SE from Adelaide CBD

Wandearah Wetlands (Phoenix Park Wetlands), Port Pirie

225km NNW of Adelaide from Adelaide CBD

Whyalla Conservation Park

377km NW from Adelaide CBD

Telowie Gorge Conservation Park

246km N from Adelaide CBD

Moorunde Wildlife Reserve

125km NE from Adelaide CBD

Mungeranie Wetlands, Birdsville Track

855km N from Adelaide CBD

Red Banks Conservation Park

180km N from Adelaide CBD

Woorabinda Bushland Reserves

18km SE from Adelaide CBD

Granite Island Conservation Park

85km S from Adelaide CBD

Mylor Conservation Park

24km SE from Adelaide CBD

Kessell Road Ponds

83km S from Adelaide CBD

Mitcham

9km S from Adelaide CBD

Spring Mount Conservation Park

71km S from Adelaide CBD

Roonka Conservation Park

145km NE from Adelaide CBD

Eric Bonython Conservation Park

115km SE from Adelaide CBD

Waitpinga Conservation Park

114km SE from Adelaide CBD

Yulte Conservation Park

62km S of Adelaide from Adelaide CBD

Jupiter Creek Gold Diggings, Echunga

37km SE from Adelaide CBD

Finniss Conservation Park

60km SSE of Adelaide from Adelaide CBD

Mount Magnificent Conservation Park

63km S from Adelaide CBD

Nixon-Skinner Conservation Park

63km S from Adelaide CBD

Scott Conservation Park

75km S from Adelaide CBD

Caroona Creek Conservation Park

204km NNE from Adelaide CBD

Tokuremoar Reserve, Goolwa Beach

85km S from Adelaide CBD

Hale Conservation Park

53km NE from Adelaide CBD

Warren Conservation Park

60km NE from Adelaide CBD

Mannum Waterfalls

80km E from Adelaide CBD

Mount Compass School Swamp

58km S from Adelaide CBD

Byards Road Wetland, Reynella East

22km S from Adelaide CBD

Browns Road, Monarto

58km SE from Adelaide CBD

Talbot Reserve, Rockleigh

74km E from Adelaide CBD

Pooginook Conservation Park

197km NE from Adelaide CBD

Thompson Beach

68km NNW from Adelaide CBD

Cromer Conservation Park

50km NE from Adelaide CBD

Tanunda Wastewater Treatment Ponds

72km NE from Adelaide CBD

Charleston Conservation Park

45km E from Adelaide CBD

White Dam Conservation Park

192km NE from Adelaide CBD

Talisker Conservation Park

102km S from Adelaide CBD

Mount Billy Conservation Park

75km S from Adelaide CBD

Whyalla Wetlands

390km NW from Adelaide CBD

Riverglades Wetlands

78km ESE from Adelaide CBD

Swanport Wetlands

79km ESE from Adelaide CBD

Rocky Gully Wetlands, Murray Bridge

76km ESE from Adelaide CBD

Ironstone Hill Conservation Park

435km NW from Adelaide CBD

Hindmarsh Falls Recreation Reserve

71km S from Adelaide CBD

Clements Gap Conservation Park

188km N from Adelaide CBD

Tangari Regional Park, Woodcroft

23km S from Adelaide CBD

Myponga Conservation Park

68km S from Adelaide CBD

Marne Valley Conservation Park

99km ENE from Adelaide CBD

Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park

83km NE from Adelaide CBD

Desert Camp Conservation Reserve

270km SE from Adelaide CBD

Ferries-McDonald Conservation Park

72km SE from Adelaide CBD

Angove Conservation Park

16km NE from Adelaide CBD

Morgan Conservation Park

167km NE from Adelaide CBD

Monarto Conservation Park

64km SE from Adelaide CBD

Poocher Swamp Game Reserve

272km SE from Adelaide CBD

Darwents Waterhole

261km SE from Adelaide CBD

Kelvin Powrie Conservation Park

216km SE from Adelaide CBD

Gum Lagoon Conservation Park

261km SE from Adelaide CBD

Aberdour Conservation Park

260km SE from Adelaide CBD

Bunbury Conservation Reserve

265km SE from Adelaide CBD

Mount Monster Conservation Park

240km SE from Adelaide CBD

Swan Reach Conservation Park

117km NE from Adelaide CBD

South Port Noarlunga Dunes

23km S from Adelaide CBD

Cox Scrub Conservation Park

65km SSE from Adelaide CBD

Brookfield Conservation Park

115km NE from Adelaide CBD

Kyeema Conservation Park

60km S from Adelaide CBD

Pandappa Conservation Park

247km NNE from Adelaide CBD

Bakara Conservation Park

162km ENE from Adelaide CBD

Nangawooka Flora Reserve, Victor Harbor

79km S from Adelaide CBD

Whites Road Wetlands, Globe Derby Park

20km N from Adelaide CBD

Ridley Conservation Park

115km ENE from Adelaide CBD

Tolderol Game Reserve

85km SE from Adelaide CBD

Bushland Park, Lobethal

43km E from Adelaide CBD

Bullock Hill Conservation Park

60km SE from Adelaide CBD

The Washpool Lagoon, Aldinga Beach

50km SW from Adelaide CBD

Hart Road Wetland, Aldinga Beach

46km SW from Adelaide CBD

Aldinga Scrub Conservation Park

46km SW from Adelaide CBD

Para Wirra Conservation Park

41km NE from Adelaide CBD

Nurragi Conservation Reserve

68km SE from Adelaide CBD

Totness Recreation Park

16km SE from Adelaide CBD

Altona CSR Landcare Reserve

55km NE from Adelaide CBD

Waite Arboretum, Urrbrae

6km SE from Adelaide CBD

Cleland Conservation Park

11/18km SE from Adelaide CBD

Porter Scrub Conservation Park

40km E from Adelaide CBD

Waite Conservation Reserve, Urrbrae

10km SE from Adelaide CBD

Shepherds Hill Recreation Park

12km S from Adelaide CBD

Sturt Gorge Recreation Park

11km S from Adelaide CBD

Onkaparinga River National Park

30km S from Adelaide CBD

Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens

18km SE from Adelaide CBD

Cobbler Creek Recreation Park

19km N from Adelaide CBD

Onkaparinga River Recreation Park

30km S from Adelaide CBD

O’Halloran Hill Recreation Park

16km SW from Adelaide CBD

Scott Creek Conservation Park

30km S from Adelaide CBD

Mount George Conservation Park

25km SE from Adelaide CBD

Morialta Conservation Park

13km NE from Adelaide CBD

Montacute Conservation Park

23km ENE from Adelaide CBD

Mark Oliphant Conservation Park

21km SE from Adelaide CBD

Marino Conservation Park

10km SW from Adelaide CBD

Horsnell Gully Conservation Park

10km E from Adelaide CBD

Kaurna Park Wetlands, Burton

27km N from Adelaide CBD

Laratinga Wetlands, Mount Barker

34km SE from Adelaide CBD

Hallett Cove Conservation Park

25km SW from Adelaide CBD

Giles Conservation Park

16km NE from Adelaide CBD

Brownhill Creek Recreation Park

10km SE from Adelaide CBD

Apex Park Wetland, West Beach

10km W from Adelaide CBD

Black Hill Conservation Park

16km NE from Adelaide CBD

Adelaide Botanic Gardens / Botanic Park

3km NE from Adelaide CBD

Belair National Park

13km SE from Adelaide CBD

Anstey Hill Recreation Park

16km NE from Adelaide CBD