our properties

Nature Foundation is the largest South Australian private land conservation owner and the third largest in Australia. The Foundation currently owns and manages/co-manages six nature reserves for conservation purposes. Click here to view a map of Our Footprint.

Witchelina Nature Reserve

Witchelina is a 421,000 ha nature reserve located near Marree. The property is a vital part of the North-South Eco-Link, which starts at Port Augusta and extends through to the Northern Territory and into Arnhem Land.
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Hiltaba Nature Reserve

Hiltaba is a 78,000 ha nature reserve located in the Gawler Ranges on the Eyre Peninsula. Hiltaba conserves important native habitat, plants and animals, and is part of the East Meets West NatureLink Corridor.
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Para Woodlands Nature Reserve

Para Woodlands is a 320 ha nature reserve near Gawler, co-managed by Nature Foundation and the Department for Environment and Water. Our aim for this property is to re-establish critically endangered Peppermint Box grassy Woodland.
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Watchalunga Nature Reserve

Watchalunga comprises 92 ha of low-lying Fleurieu Peninsula Swamp at the mouth of the Finniss River. It contains a number of threatened species including the critically endangered Mount Lofty Ranges Southern Emu-wren.
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Tiliqua Nature Reserve

Tiliqua is a 85 ha nature reserve north-west of Burra. The reserve is dedicated to the protection of the Pygmy Bluetongue Lizard, which was once thought to be extinct, but was rediscovered near Burra in 1992.
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Cygnet Park Sanctuary

Cygnet Park Sanctuary is a 300 ha nature reserve near Kingscote on Kangaroo Island, which has utilised the annual KI Planting Festival to increase habitat and biodiversity for native threatened species and plant communities.
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Our Contribution to Conservation

A significant focus for Nature Foundation in its early years was acquiring land and passing it into secure and protected ownership click here for more information.