Accommodation

Fire Danger Season extended to 12 May 2019 – no fires allowed

Pursuant to the Fire and Emergency Services Act 2005, the Country Fire Service has extended the 2019 Fire Danger Season in the Mount Lofty Ranges. The season will now come to a close at midnight on Sunday 12 May 2019. Campers preparing to stay at designated sites within the Kuitpo and Mount Crawford Forests Reserves are advised that fires are prohibited until after this date. Gas appliances are permitted during the extension period.

Dreaming of a forest getaway?

Enjoy the picturesque Mount Lofty Ranges from one of ForestrySA’s hut and camp accommodation venues, set within the Kuitpo and Mount Crawford Forest Reserves.

All venues are available for use outside of the annual fire danger season.

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(Please note the Rocky Paddock, Chalks and Chookarloo Campgrounds operate on a first in, first served basis. Bookings are unavailable.)

The forest is closed to the public on declared Total Fire Ban days. To report a fire, call 000.

Fire is prohibited on ForestrySA land and Forest Reserves between November 1 and April 30 in any year. (These dates may be extended in areas where high fire danger persists).

Camping in the Mount Lofty Ranges

Get back to nature at one of ForestrySA’s popular forest campgrounds, located within the Kuitpo and Mount Crawford Forest Reserves.

Camping is permitted from 1 April to 30 November annually, outside of the fire danger season.

Please note that all sites operate on a first-in, first-served basis and bookings are unavailable.

Fees apply for camping. Camping permits can be obtained from the Forest Information Centre. This is a self-registration permit system available 24hrs.

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Forest huts, cottages and camp shelters

Organise a forest getaway and enjoy the tranquility of the bush, just an hour’s drive from Adelaide.

All sites are located within the picturesque bush setting of the Kuitpo and Mount Crawford Forest Reserves – the ideal spot to soak up the great outdoors.

Bookings are available from 1 April to 30 November, outside of the fire danger season.

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