Over the years, more than 21 per cent of South Australia’s land has been set aside for conservation in parks and reserves.

Our marine parks will be much the same. They will help protect and conserve our marine environment while allowing us to enjoy the beauty of the scenery and a variety of recreational activities such as fishing, boating, swimming, diving, surfing and paddling.

The majority of South Australian waters will still be available for fishing.

South Australia already has a vibrant tourism industry and it is anticipated our marine parks will also offer the state economic benefits in the form of increased tourism and new regional business opportunities.

You can enjoy many activities in our marine parks including: