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Loch Luna Game Reserve

Loch Luna Game Reserve
South Australia
IUCN category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources)
Loch Luna Game Reserve is located in South Australia
Loch Luna Game Reserve
Nearest town or city Kingston-on-Murray
Established 7 November 1985[1]
Area 20.63 km2 (8.0 sq mi)[1]
Managing authorities Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
Website Loch Luna Game Reserve
See also Protected areas of South Australia

Loch Luna Reserve is a protected area covering the floodplain on the north side of the River Murray in South Australia between the towns of Kingston-on-Murray in the west and Cobdogla in the east. It is located about 180 kilometres (110 mi) east north-east of the Adelaide city centre. It was proclaimed on 7 November 1985 with exception to a parcel of land known as Sugarloaf Hill within the boundaries of the game reserve which has been excluded from protection for the purpose of mining activity. The Moorook Game Reserve immediately adjoins the game reserve’s southern boundary. It and the Moorook Game Reserve are reported as providing "significant wildlife habitat and are popular recreation sites, particularly for river-based activities and camping." The game reserve is classified as an IUCN Category VI protected area.[2][3][4][5]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 25 November 2014)" (PDF). Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Loch Luna Game Reserve".  
  3. ^ Resource Conservation and Management Group, DENR (1994), Moorook Loch Luna Game Reserve management plan (PDF), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), pp. 2 & 3,  
  4. ^ Boating Industry Association of South Australia (BIA); South Australia. Department for Environment and Heritage (2005), South Australia's waters an atlas & guide, Boating Industry Association of South Australia, pp. 123–124,  
  5. ^ "Terrestrial Protected Areas of South Australia (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2012. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 6 February 2014. Retrieved 6 February 2014. 

External links

  • Loch Luna and Moorook Game Reserves
  • Loch Luna Game Reserve brochure
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