Police to search SA park for missing man

A search continues for a man believed to be lost in a national park south of Adelaide.

Michael Reid, 37, contacted a relative late on Tuesday saying he was having car trouble.

Police commenced a search of the Canunda National Park on Tuesday night but failed to locate Mr Reid, and they began again at first light on Wednesday.

Mr Reid was driving a black four-wheel-drive Landrover Discovery with Victorian registration.

The car was found abandoned at around 1pm on Wednesday near Whale Rock lookout in the national park.

The search including a police helicopter is set to continue.