Phone (08) 8658 9090

The Carrieton Rural School was closed in 1997 and was then converted into a community-owned business, offering accommodation, powered sites and camping in a rural school setting. It has  modern facilities, lawn oval (bring the footy) with a expansive outlook east to the Oladdie Hills.

The Principal's Residence is now a self-contained air-conditioned cottage with disabled access that caters for up to ten people.

The old classroom is now a budget air-conditioned accommodation that also sleeps up to ten people.

The lawned cricket oval has 15 powered sites and many non-powered sites with with an expansive view of the Oladdie Hills to the east.

The Art Room has been converted into a community shed for patrons to relax and enjoy. It features a cosy wood heater, basic kitchen facilities, lounge and TV area and local information. Very popular with travellers in inclement weather.


  • A well-kept ablution block with a separate disabled toilet and shower.
  • Laundry
  • Barbecues in an outdoor kitchen
  • Well-lit grounds
  • Lots of trees & lawn camping areas
  • Dump Point

The Group Function Centre caters for small group up to 25 people, great for school, clubs and family groups. It has a meeting room and kitchen. it was converted from the old stone classroom.

Also on site there is a secondhand clothing and book store.

Day trips from Carrieton to Hawker, Wilpena, Wilmington, Melrose, Port Augusta, Orroroo, Peterborough and many places of interest in & around Carrieton. The Johnburg Loop Tour which travcels through the Oladdie Hills following the postal route. It starts at the caravan park and there is a brochure available to guide you on your way.

The Carrieton Caravan park is known for it's friendly atmosphere, the community feel, and the rural scenes. You'll find great facilities such as ample lawn, play areas for children, campfires and wood, and local town facilities such as pub and deli.

Carrieton Caravan Park  (08) 8658 9090

Proudly established & owned by the Carrieton Progress Association.

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Principal's Cottage
Principal's Cottage
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Classroom - Budget Accommodation
Classroom - Budget Accommodation
Barbeque area
Barbeque area