Blowhole Beach – Cobbler Hill Marrano Creek Hike – Deep Creek Conservation Park
|Start Point||Cobbler Hill Campground, Deep Creek Conservation Park|
|End Point||Cobbler Hill Campground, Deep Creek Conservation Park|
|Time||3.5 Hours – Walking|
3.5 hrs return, 6.7 km
See excellent views of Kangaroo Island and The Pages Islands on this loop, which follows the Blowhole Beach Hike down to the beach, joins the famous Heysen Trail and follows it up to Cobbler Hill Campground and Marrano Creek. Take the main road to finish back at the Cobbler Hill Picnic Area. The trail starts from Cobbler Hill Picnic Area or Cobbler Hill Campground.
Deep Creek Conservation Park is the largest portion of remaining natural vegetation on the Fleurieu Peninsula and is home to an array of native wildlife such as western grey kangaroos, short beaked echidnas and 100 species of birds that can be heard and seen while walking in the park.
Deep Creek is the only national park within 100km of Adelaide that offers bush camping. Four campgrounds are accessible by 2WD and one is ‘hike-in’ only and situated on the Heysen trail, making it an ideal environment for a family adventure.
The 15 walking trails in the park provide spectacular scenery of Backstairs Passage, Kangaroo Island and the rugged Deep Creek Valley. The walks range from easy to very difficult so accommodating for all ages and abilities. The walking trail network in Deep Creek Conservation Park includes sections of the famous Heysen Trail.
More information can be found on the National Parks South Australia Website.
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