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Camping Without Power or Running Water: A First-Timer’s Experience at Innes National Park

Camping can mean a lot of things – caravans, powered campground sites, bush camping, backpacking, even glamping – but they all offer a casual simplicity that is different from our day-to-day lives.  Camping is a big calming breath that slows your pace and helps you focus, before diving back into hectic work schedules, city commutes, […]

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Discover History at Innes National Park

There’s a surprising amount of history in and around Dhilba Guuranda-Innes National Park.  Known for its beaches, wildlife, and as a great place to camp, the national park also protects a variety of human and natural history. Human History Innes National Park, located on the southern tip of the Yorke Peninsula, has long been a […]

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Regional SA South Australia

Inneston: The Historic Ghost Town Hiding in a National Park

When considering a visit to a national park, walking through a ghost town is not usually the first thing that comes to mind.  Dhilba Guuranda-Innes National Park is home to the historic village of Inneston.  Since the early 1900s, Inneston has been many things: a small settlement, a thriving company town supporting nearly 200 people, […]

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Kangaroos up Close at Innes National Park

We had hoped to see plenty of wildlife while camping at Innes National Park during, but we never expected the wildlife to steal from us.  Home to more than 100 types of birds and 10 mammals, Innes (recently renamed Dhilba Guuranda-Innes National Park) is a sanctuary for native wildlife on South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula.  It is bordered by the Southern Spencer Gulf Marine Park which is rich with marine life, some of which […]

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4 Great Beaches at Innes National Park

Sitting amongst dramatic cliffs that tower over the roughly 40 kilometres of coastline on Yorke Peninsula’s southern tip, the pristine beaches of Dhilba Guuranda-Innes National Park are full of surprises.  Each with a unique feel, the beaches are home to shipwrecks, rock pools and dolphins.  There are at least 12 accessible beaches in the park […]