For the more gentle traveller, the observer and for people who enjoy history, here are 7 ways to make the most of your camping trip in Kingston SE and Robe.
Visit a National Park
Close to Kingston SE, you’ll find five distinct nature and conservation parks abundant in birds, trees and native plants. Walking through these peaceful conservation areas will connect you with the sounds and smells of nature and bring a sense of wellbeing. The area is abundant in pelicans, swans and herons, as well as galahs, honeyeaters and rosellas. There are many protected and endangered species that you might also see if you take the time for a quiet stroll.
If you feel like a drive in the wilderness, the Coorong National Park is a spectacular stretch of saltwater lagoons of 130km and renowned as a birdwatcher’s paradise and a place of refuge for many species of wildlife.
5 National Parks around Kingston SE to visit
Birdwatching is a popular past time for people visiting Kingston SE. With the Coorong at our doorstep, birdwatchers from all over the world come to quietly observe the many and varied species. There is a diversity of land and water based birds to appreciate not only in the Coorong, but in many of our protected conservation parks.
Birdwatching Around Kingston Foreshore Caravan Park
Identify Australian Native Trees
You’ll find both common and vulnerable native trees and shrubs in Kingston. We strive to protect our diverse and natural vegetation in Kingston. In the link below, you’ll find information about woodlands, locations and their importance. From a hundred year old red gums to the flat canopied and adaptable Mallee tree, to many types of Eucalypts, you’ll see native birds and other animals in their natural habitats.
Take a walk down the 700 metre Beachport Jetty
The coastal drive to Beachport from Kingston takes about an hour and if you enjoy driving along the ocean, then you’ll love this stretch. Along the way you can stop at Cape Jaffa and Robe for a stroll.
When you get to Beachport, you will find the second longest jetty in the state, measuring 772 metres. Grab a coffee or a hot chocolate and take the walk, it will be invigorating for sure!
4 ideal day trips on blustery cold winter days from Kingston SE
Stroll past 25 of Kingston’s heritage landmarks
For all ages and fitness levels, this 90 minute self-guided heritage walk will take you past Kingston’s oldest buildings. Each location is marked with a plaque with information and photographs of its history. The tour is a collaborative project between the Kingston District Council and the Kingston Branch of the National Trust of South Australia.
Take a stroll through history – Kingston’s self-guided Heritage Walk
Visit An Art Gallery
Do you like meandering through art galleries showcasing local artists? We’re proud of our local artists and every year, the Penola Coonawarra Art Festival features our best artists along with other producers in the area.
We’ve compiled a list of 7 art galleries in Kingston, Robe, Penola, Millicent and Naracoorte. Influenced by the natural landscape of the Limestone Coast with it’s rocky coastline, long beaches, fertile land and a rich maritime history, you’ll be inspired by the diversity of art created in our local community.
Art Galleries near Kingston and Robe South Australia
Visit a Winery
Mount Benson produces red wines such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, Grenache and Petit Verdot to white wine varieties such as Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay. Situated between Kingston and Robe, cellar doors feature distinctly different wineries.
4 Wineries to Visit near Kingston SE in the Mount Benson Wine Region
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Stay 7 nights in our cabins, pay for 5. Stay 4 nights and pay for 3. Or camp overnight from $10 per night (unpowered site). Kids stay free! Please call us on 08 8767 2050 or book your accommodation online here.