Fruit Fly Free

Waikerie Road Safety

Keep yourself safe

Road conditions in the Riverland are generally good and there is a lot to see with short driving times between the towns and many attractions. Practise the following advice to ensure a safe holiday.

Waikerie is an RV Friendly town

  • Parks are closed during catastrophic fire days – check conditions before starting out.
  • Some roads are unsealed – check conditions before starting out
  • Plan rest breaks and make service stops
  • Advise family, friends or others of your itinerary
  • Carry adequate supplies of food and drinking water
  • Drive at a reduced speed on unsealed roads
  • Check mobile phone coverage – it is limited in parts of rural South Australia.

IN AN EMERGENCY, STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE AT ALL TIMES

DO NOT leave your vehicle if you become stranded. Stay in the shade and wait until help arrives.

When you are walking, riding, camping or boating:

  • Use detailed, up-to-date trail maps
  • Advise family, friends or others of your itinerary
  • Carry adequate supplies of food and drinking water
  • Protect yourself from the sun with sunscreen and suitable clothing
  • Take all your rubbish home
  • Check fire regulations and warnings
  • Avoid setting up camp under River Red Gum trees
  • Respect the environment – do not disturb wildlife and plants
  • Be considerate of other visitors
  • Leave natural and historical objects in place