$3 million boost for Dhilba Guuranda-Innes National Park

17 Aug 2021

A new lookout, upgraded campgrounds and improved visitor facilities will be delivered at three sites in a $3 million investment at the ever-popular Dhilba Guuranda-Innes National Park on Yorke Peninsula. 

The new lookout will be constructed at Chinaman's Hill to give visitors a dedicated place to take in the amazing views of Investigator Strait and the Althorpe Island group, as well as Kangaroo Island in the distance. This project will result in new multiple viewing platforms and interpretative signage and is to include the construction of sealed, two-way access roads, a new carpark for up to 25 vehicles, and minor infrastructure and signage updates.

Improvements will also be made at Stenhouse Bay and Shell Beach, including constructing additional facilities picnic areas, toilet facilities and carparks at the day-visitor areas and campgrounds. 

Works at Stenhouse Bay, home to the heritage-listed jetty at the entry to Dhilba Gurranda-Innes National Park, will include construction of new toilet blocks, picnic shelter with two barbeques and picnic tables, stone fencing and an upgrade to the visitor car park.

At Shell Beach, on the western side of the park, works will benefit swimmers at the popular nearby Blue Pool, along with campers staying at Shell Beach Campground.

Works are to include construction of new toilet facilities, improved day visitor parking, new signage and a redesign of the campground including construction of new campsites. 

Construction is expected to commence at all sites in September.