Rocky Creek Hut

Accommodation Option on the Heysen Trail

Accommodation
Campsite,
Hut,
Water Tank
Mapsheet
2A
Guidebook
Southern Guidebook, chapter 2, map 10
Location
Kuitpo Forest
Coordinates
Grid ref: 938 083
Longitude: 138.738724
Latitude: -35.146038
Download
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Contact
Kuitpo Forest Information Centre
Phone: (08) 8391 8800 (10am-12pm, Fri, Sat, Sun)
Fax: (08) 8391 8801
Email: forestrysa@forestrysa.sa.gov.au
Mailing address: PMB 2, Meadows SA, 5201

https://www.forestrysa.com.au/app/uploads/2018/02/Kuitpo-brochure_2018_FINAL_for-web.pdf



Bookings
Camping - Fees apply for camping at Rocky Creek Campground.
Please book online using this link: https://bookings2.rms.com.au/obookings3/Search/Index/9754/1/12

Hut - Overnight bookings are available between 1 April and 30 November. A minimum of two nights must be booked between Friday and Sunday. Day bookings are available between 1 December and 31 March
On line bookings: https://www.forestrysa.com.au/Recreation/Accommodation/Rocky-Creek-Hut
Fees
Refer to the on-line booking system for information about camping fees. Payment is required at the time of booking.

Hut $60.00 per day / night (all inclusive)
Facilities
Hut - one room cottage, accommodating up to six people on two wooden platforms. Small food preparation area with sink. Internal slow combustion wood heater. Solar lighting inside and outside. Rainwater. Toilet. Fire pit.

Camping is available at the Western side of Rocky Creek hut.Camp site - water, toilet

Detailed info from Forestry SA: https://www.forestrysa.com.au/accommodation/rocky-creek-hut/


Notes
Please note that in addition to fire bans applicable to the Mt Lofty Region, special fire restrictions apply to Forestry SA campsites. Provided that a fire ban has not been imposed by the Country Fire Service: Wood fires are permitted within the forest from 1 May to 31 October each year. Gas fires are permitted from 1 April to 30 November. Fireplaces should be cleared of all flammable material for a distance of 4 metres. Someone must be present at all times and ensure that the fire is fully extinguished before leaving. Fines will be imposed if this advice is disregarded. Refer to the Mt Crawford Forest (East) Visitor Brochure for further information. Occasionally access to Forest reserves may be restricted. Refer to the Forestry SA webpage to check whether there are any upcoming closures for Mt Crawford Forest. https://www.forestrysa.com.au/recreation/mount-crawford-kuitpo/

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2 thoughts on “Rocky Creek Hut

  1. I think most people don’t bother, espceially if they don’t need access to the hut itself.

  2. Walked through here in early May 2012. The campsites are good and there was plenty of water. The registration system is a bit of a hassle as the campsites are quite some distance (13km by road) from the registration facility at the info centre.

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