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With hundreds of walking trails in South Australia, there’s little wonder that walking is such a popular activity. Whether you’re looking for fun and excitement, or a new challenge, walking is sure to please. It’s also a great way to learn about the environment and a good way to spend time with family and friend. And it’s an ideal form of exercise.

If you’re planning a visit to South Australia, walking is one of the best ways to explore the State and to experience our native wildlife, birdlife and flora. Many of the State’s walking trails are in national parks and regional areas, passing vineyards, historic towns and areas of stunning natural beauty.

Whether it’s a relaxed one-hour stroll or a five-day trekking adventure, South Australia has a trail for you. There’s the 1,500 kilometre Heysen Trail, named after famous artist, Sir Hans Heysen, the River Torrens Linear Park, that runs through the city itself, and the Mount Lofty Walks – just 20 minutes drive from the Adelaide CBD. There are walks in national and conservation parks, heritage walks, forest walks and coastal walks – definitely something for everyone.

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Yangie Bay to Long Beach Hike – Coffin Bay National Park

Walking
20km return

Known for its remote coastal scenery, the bays and coastline around the Coffin Bay National Park are ideal for boating, fishing, sailing, scuba diving and windsurfing. You can explore the park’s coastal landscapes of high windswept cliffs and massive dunes, pounding surf beaches and sheltered sandy bays. At the southern end of the park is […]

Walking 7 Hours Intermediate

Bararranna Hike – Arkaroola

Walking
7.0km return

The scenery is always changing along this winding route, as it crosses shaly hills and passes between the high walls of Arkaroola Creek. There is plenty to interest geologists. There are massive Merinjina Tillite deposits from the glaciation which started about 700 million years ago; there is the distinctive wedge shape of Bararranna Hill in […]

Walking 3.5 Hours Intermediate

Sturt River Linear Park

Walking  |  Cycling
13.50km

This shared use trail has been developed across a number of council areas. More information can be found: City of Onkaparinga City of Mitcham City of Marion  

Walking 3.94 Hours Intermediate
Cycling 2.16 Hours Intermediate

The Dutchmans Valley Hike – The Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park

Walking
10.0km return

The Dutchmans Valley Hike (5 hrs return, 10km return) This track takes you west of the Dutchman range to two lookouts with spectacular views down Spencer Gulf and north-west towards Lake Torrens. Follow the Northern Boundary Track for 1.8 km before turning south along the Valley Track. Trail markings end where the Heysen Trail leads […]

Walking 5.0 Hours Intermediate

The Dutchmans Stern Hike – The Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park

Walking
10.5km return

The Dutchmans Stern Hike (5 hrs return, 10.5km loop) Explore the scrubland, gorges and open woodland that this park is known for. The bluff known as the Dutchmans Stern, located 10km north east of Quorn, is a prominent landmark. Home to a host of plants and animals, the Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park has plenty of […]

Walking 5.0 Hours Intermediate
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