Heysen trail between Victor Harbor and Waitinga
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National Parks and Conservation Parks

Part of the beautiful scenery surrounding Victor Harbor are the conservation parks. Perfect campgrounds, picnic locations or unique walking trails, these conservation parks all provide spectacular scenery and the opportunity to see a diverse range of wildlife - and it’s close to Victor Harbor.


Deep Creek Conservation Park  (download a brochure)

Deep Creek CP with its rugged remoteness is located just 45 minutes from Victor Harbor. Covering some 4,500ha, it is the largest remaining natural wildlife habitat on the Fleurieu Peninsula. Recreational opportunities include bushwalking, trails, camping in five campgrounds and viewing the spectacular scenery of the Backstairs Passage, Kangaroo Island and the Deep Creek Valley. See diverse wildlife including seabirds, numerous Western Grey kangaroos, short-beaked echidnas and yellow-tailed cockatoos.

Newland Head Conservation Park  
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This 945ha coastal conservation park is 12km west of Victor Harbor and includes Waitpinga and Parsons Beaches, noted for their fishing, hard-breaking surf and beachcombing. A series of signposted walking trails start from both beaches. There are camping facilities at Waitpinga, including free gas barbecues, rainwater tanks, public conveniences and shelter ( Dennis Hut).

Talisker Conservation Park  
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Talisker covers 134ha and has the historic Talisker silver and lead mine as its focus. Surrounded by steep wooded hills, the old Cornish miners' diggings are listed on the state's register of heritage items. An interpretive display and walking trail enable you to explore the mine, its history, natural features and vegetation.


View to Kangaroo Island
Kangaroos at Deep Creek CP
Kangaroos at Deep Creek CP