Travelling to the Riverland from within South Australia

There are fruit fly outbreaks in metropolitan Adelaide and the Riverland. Specific restrictions apply to the movement of some fruit and vegetables in these areas. Check the outbreak restrictions when travelling in these areas.

Use this page to help plan your trip to the Riverland.

Check your food and plants

Some fruit, vegetables, plants and plant products cannot be brought into the Riverland.

Call the 24hr Fruit Fly Hotline on 1300 666 010 to ask for more information.

Produce you want to move into the RiverlandAllowed
At risk fruit and vegetables bought from a South Australian shop inside the green area with an itemised receipt. Yes  Yes
At risk fruit and vegetables bought from a South Australian shop within the current fruit fly red or yellow outbreak area. No  No
At risk home-grown fruit and vegetables. No  No
At risk fruit and vegetables bought from an interstate shop. No  No
At risk fruit and vegetables bought from a South Australian shop with no receipt. No  No

Check the quarantine station and bin locations

Your vehicle can be searched at quarantine stations and random roadblocks as you enter the Riverland Pest Free Area.

If you’re found carrying restricted produce or plant products at Yamba quarantine station or at random roadblocks you will be fined $405 on the spot. You must dispose of your fruit and vegetables before you get to the Riverland.

Check the bin and quarantine station map to find locations on your route.

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Eat or bin your fruit and vegetables

Make sure you eat restricted fruit and vegetables or put them in the bin before entering the Riverland Pest Free Area.

Call the fruit fly hotline

Report suspected fruit fly or get answers to your fruit fly questions. The hotline is open 24 hours.

Page Last Reviewed: 26 Mar 2021
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