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    Murray River National Park: Photography tips, tricks and scavenger hunt

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    Event description

    Join photographer Ben Woods along with National Parks Rangers for a fun morning in one of the most popular and scenic spots of the Murray River National Park. Learn some photography tips and tricks from Ben before going on a photography scavenger hunt to see how many images you can capture from Ben’s scavenger hunt list.

    All cameras are welcome, whether that be a big fancy camera with a huge telephoto zoom lens, a simple point and shoot or your smartphone. Ben will be able to give you some pointers to take great photos no matter what camera you’re using.

    Ben has been a nature lover since a young age and a keen photographer for over 20 years, he was working as a freelance photographer prior to being employed by DEW to assist National Parks undertake Flood Recovery works in early 2023.  Ben is currently working for the Department on the Flows for the Future program in the Eastern Mount Lofty Ranges.


    This activity will involve walking on walking trails that maybe uneven. It is not recommended for wheelchair users or people with limited mobility.

    Who is this event for

    The event is suitable for adults and children ages 8 and upwards.

    Meeting Point

    Murray River National Park - Booky Cliffs Campground (Katarapko Campsite 9)

    Please be aware that Google Maps does not have all park roads in their maps and will direct you to the incorrect side of the river. Access to Booky Cliffs Campground is via Draper/Lock 4 Roads. Refer to NPWS park map (link to map above for directions)

    *Roads within the park Murray River National Park are unsealed, but suitable for 2WD vehicles in dry conditions. Roads along the flood­plain are gen­er­al­ly unsuit­able for dri­ving on imme­di­ate­ly after heavy rains. Parking for this event is available on campsite 9 and near the Booky Cliffs Campground toilet block.

    What to Bring:

    • shoes suitable for walking
    • sun protection / warm clothing
    • insect repellent
    • drinking water
    • snacks / lunch
    • Camera


    • NPWS aims to provide inclusive events and activities for all, however some of our events do have specific requirements for participants. Please see the activity description and accessibility information to check if the event is suitable for you. If you require additional support to participate in the activity, please contact in advance.
    • This event will be postponed or cancelled in the event of unsuitable weather conditions.

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