Murray River National Park SA

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Murray River National Park SA

The Murray River National Park is in South Australia it is located 180km north east of Adelaide.

Come and explore the three separate areas that make up Murray River National Park.

Katarapko, Lyrup flats and Bulyong island cover more than 13,000 hectares and conserve the Murray Wetlands that flow through the park.

The Katarapko area features floodplains and several wetlands.

The area is an important breeding area for native wildlife, including waterbirds, and is an ideal place for birdwatching.

Lyrup flats encompasses 2,000 hectares along the floodplain on the northern side of the river and provides wonderful opportunities for birdwatching and fishing.

You can walk your dog in the Lyrup Flats section of this park providing it remains under your control on a lead.

Bulyong Island is only accessible by boat. The island is home to a number of wildlife species,such as western grey kangaroos, emus, pelicans, kingfishers and parrots.

By Christopher Clissold 5/6K

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