Maize Island Lagoon Conservation Park - Riverland

Maize Island Lagoon Conservation Park

Backed by magnificent cliffs, Maize Island Lagoon Conservation Park (215 hectares) contains many backwater lagoons lined by tall, majestic River Red Gum trees.

During flood periods the part supplies nesting habitat for numerous aquatic bird species.

The park provides ideal habitat for a variety of waterbirds. Hollows in the River Red Gums privide habitat for a irange of brightly coloured birds that flit betwen the colourful flora.

Things to do:

  • Camping - along the river
  • Fishing - very popular and rewarding
  • Bush walking - on established tracks
  • Bird watching - great variety
  • Scenic - popular day visit area


  • The park is accessible to 2WD vehicles in all weather, however care must be taken as the roads can become very sandy
  • No drinking water is available in the park
  • Campers are required to use the bush campsites
  • Pets are not permitted in the park
  • During fire ban season (1 November - 30 April) only gas fires are permitted and fire restrictions must be observed
  • Use designated fireplaces where available
  • Enjoy the peace and quiet of the river by keeping noise levels down
  • Please take your rubbish with you
  • Please drive on designated tracks
  • No 4WD driving or Motor Bikes off the designated tracks AT ALL – offenders will be prosecuted

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