Ippinitchie Campground

Accommodation Option on the Heysen Trail

Shelter (medium),
Water Tank
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Mapsheet 5B, Hiskeys Hut to Wirrabara Forest;
Mapsheet 6A, Wirrabara Forest to Melrose
Northern Guidebook, chapter 2, map 6
Wirrabara Forest (part of Wapma Thura – Southern Flinders Ranges National Park)
Campsite is located 7 kms east of the Heysen Trail.
Grid ref: 414 376
Longitude: 138.230545
Latitude: -33.06691
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National Parks & Wildlife Service, Yorke and Mid North Office
Ph: (+61 8) 8841 3400
AH (+61) 0417 883 678
Yes. Campsite is closed during the Fire Danger Season - for the Flinders region, the dates are generally from 1st November to 15th April.
campsite, water tank/shelter, toilet

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3 thoughts on “Ippinitchie Campground

  1. I have noticed on other websites that you are now required to pay fee’s? Is this still a free campground or do we require to pay fee’s?

    • Charlotte,
      Ippinitchie is now managed by DEW and requires booking and payment of a fee, all done on line.
      Whilst the campsite is marked on our maps, it is so far off the Trail, the spur is no longer marked there.
      It is a bit confusing as it was ForestrySA managed and recently handed over to the Department of Environment and Water and the status of the campsite may be in flux.
      You could contact
      National Parks and Wildlife Service, Yorke and Mid North Office
      Phone: (+61 8) 8841 3400
      Email: mrnp@sa.gov.au

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