Granite Island Recreation Park
|Granite Island Recreation Park|
Causeway leading to Granite Island from Victor Harbor
|Nearest town or city||Victor Harbor|
|Established||30 September 1999|
|Area||26 hectares (64 acres)|
|Managing authorities||Department for Environment and Water|
|Website||Granite Island Recreation Park|
|See also||Protected areas of South Australia|
Granite Island Recreation Park is a protected area including all of Granite Island which is about 0.6 kilometres (0.37 miles) south-east of Victor Harbor in South Australia and about 120 kilometres (75 miles) south of Adelaide. It is reported as being 'the most visited park in South Australia'. It was proclaimed in 1999 under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 and is categorised as an IUCN Category IV protected area.
- "Terrestrial Protected Areas of South Australia (refer 'DETAIL' tab )". CAPAD 2016. Australian Government, Department of the Environment (DoE). 2016. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
- "Search results for 'Granite Island Conservation Park' with the following datasets selected – 'Suburbs and Localities', 'NPW and Conservation Properties' and 'Gazetteer'". Location SA Map Viewer. South Australian Government. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
- Evans, Iain (30 September 1999). "NATIONAL PARKS AND WILDLIFE ACT 1972 SECTION 34(1): CONSTITUTION OF GRANITE ISLAND RECREATION PARK" (PDF). The South Australian Government Gazette. South Australian Government. p. 1341. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
- "Protected Areas Information System Reserve List" (PDF). Government of South Australia. 9 March 2018. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
- "Granite Island Recreation Park". Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 27 July 2014.
- Official webpage
- Webpage for the Granite Island Recreation Park on the Protected Planet website
- Friends of Granite Island website
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