Belair National Park: A Fine Day Out from Adelaide


Belair National Park in South Australia is only 13 km from Adelaide, so an easy day trip from the festival state’s capital. Whilst providing a sanctuary for unique plants and animals it is also a popular a place for recreation, learning, and a peek into the area’s intriguing history. As the second national park in Australia, proclaimed in 1891, Belair offers a diverse landscapes from leafy trails to calm waterways. It offers an array of activities, from hiking and cycling to horse riding and kayaking and plenty of places for children to play.

Wildflower season in Belair National Park

Visitors can explore winding paths under towering trees, observe native wildlife, and discover historic sites including Indigenous and 19th-century European landmarks.

The park’s diverse habitats host an array of wildlife and plants, from grey box and blue gum trees to kangaroos and koalas. As a hub for outdoor fun and historical insight, Belair National Park is a good example South Australia’s dedication to preserving its natural and cultural heritage.

For more information, please visit the South Australian National Parks website.

National Park Species courtesy of INaturalist

Belair National Park Species courtesy of the INaturalist community

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