Coorong District Council response measures to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a global crisis, and our Council has a key role to play in limiting the spread and impact of it.

Our leaders are staying up to date on the latest advice from the State and Federal Governments, and relevant Government health agencies.

Residents who are experiencing financial hardship may seek assistance from Coorong District Council by entering into a long-term payment arrangement. Information is available on our Financial Hardship page.

For more information please click here.

Update - 25 May 2020

The SA Government have released their Roadmap for Easing Covid-19 Restrictions.

Most Coorong District Council services have now resumed:

  • All playgrounds, parks (incl. dog parks and gardens) have been re-opened to the public.
  • All community toilets have been re-opened.
  • All halls can now open and community groups will be able to book facilities (groups are encouraged to contact Council to work through arrangements).
  • The Coonalpyn Caravan Park and Narrung Campground are now open to the public (including public toilet facilities).
  • Sporting facilities can open in accordance with the new measures in place.
  • Public library services:
    • Tailem Bend, Tintinara, Coonalpyn and Coomandook Community Libraries are still closed to the public, however all are offering a 'phone and collect service'.
    • Meningie Community Library will be opening to the public from 3:45pm - 4:30pm Monday to Friday, and from 10am - 1pm on Saturdays.
  • Tailem Rail Museum, Coorong Gallery and the Meningie Information Hub will be assessed in preparation for Council's executive team to make a decision on re-opening from 8 June 2020.

All Council facilities are receiving regular cleaning to ensure facilities are up to standard – however if you come across anything that requires attention please contact Council on 1300 785 277 so that we can attend to it.

Signs will be in place to remind users of their obligations to social distance. Everyone can play their part in slowing the spread of COVID-19 by practicing good hygiene, using hand sanitiser and wiping down equipment and surfaces before and after use.

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Coonalpyn Caravan Park

Coonalpyn Soldiers Memorial Caravan Park

The Coonalpyn Caravan Park (also known as the Coonalpyn Soldiers Memorial Caravan Park) is a perfect spot for travellers to rest while on the busy Adelaide to Melbourne touring route.
Set amongst park like settings with ample shade the Coonalpyn Caravan Park offers a welcome rest for the weary traveller. During the warmer months travelers can cool down by taking advantage of the community swimming pool which is situated next door.
Within walking distance visitors can discover the spectacular silos (which were painted by renowned artist Guido van Helten in February 2017) and the Coonalpyn Arts Trail. Country hospitality is around the corner and at it’s best with good old fashioned service at the local hotel, bakery, coffee shop and quirky roadside waffle and jaffle shop.
The Caravan Park is also pet and RV friendly and offers discounts to CMCA Members wishing to utilize the unpowered sites.
Families travelling can keep the kids active and entertained in the neighboring park like surrounds which contains a playground with a 'Hoopinator', a BMX Track, seasonal swimming pool, BBQ
Park Features:
  • 22 powered sites
  • 20+ unpowered sites
  • Ample shade
  • Amenities
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Dump Point
  • RV Friendly
  • Pet Friendly
  • CMCA Dollar Wise Park
  • Cash only
Fees 
Powered site (2 people) $22.00
Extra person - powered site $10.00
Unpowered site $15.00
Extra person - unpowered site $5.00
CMCA Members 
un-powered site (2 people) $10.00

Payment
The Coonalpyn Caravan Park is a self service park where visitors are asked to pay by cash and use the honesty box located by the disabled toilets.

Address
Malcolm Terrace, Coonalpyn SA 5265

Faults and Emergencies
Please contact the Coorong District Council on 1300 785 277