Being the largest remaining foothold of native vegetation on the Fleurieu Peninsula this 4,500 hectare park is a key natural asset for this part of South
Australia and a key habitat for many native species of flora and fauna which
rely on the park to provide a protected environment for them to live in.
are some 400 native plant species, 110 bird species, 11 mammals, and countless
reptiles, and native insects. The famous Mount Lofty Ranges Southern Emu Wren calls
this park home, with some 200 individuals living here, making this the largest
colony of these very rare and endangered birds. The Yellow Tailed Black
Cockatoo uses the park as a nesting area and the very rare Glossy Black Cockatoo
has been seen in here too.