Dutchmans Stern to Eyre Depot, and Quorn to Dutchmans Stern

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Dutchmans Stern to Eyre Depot, and Quorn to Dutchmans Stern
Saturday 6th - Dutchmans Stern to Eyre Depot
We do the long day today! After leaving the cars at Dutchmans Car Park, we walk around the Stern, then head down (unexpectly) through a lovely gorgette, and after a climb or two, arrive on the western margin of the ranges. Then a traverse along a fence line to Eyre Depot.
This is a deceptively tough walk with a bit of everything - undulating firetracks with spectacular views, a rocky gorge and a gibber strewn floodplain.

Sunday 7th - Quorn to Dutchmans Stern
From the outskirts of Quorn we head north-west through fields and then pleasant foothills into the Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park. We then divert from the Trail to do the Dutchmans Loop, visiting the summit for superb views in all directions. We should be able to see Wilpena Pound.

NOTE - If you wish to walk on only one day, please contact the FOHT office to register for that day. The online registering system will only allow you to register for both walking days.
Saturday 6 May, 2017
to Sunday 7 May, 2017 (2 days)
Judith Ellis
Julie Larsson
Peter Larsson
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Walk Fees

Saturday (6/5/17)

Walk Specifics (Sat)
The Dutchman car park
Eyre Depot
19km + 1.5

Sunday (7/5/17)

Walk Specifics (Sun)
Quorn - intersection of McConville Rd / Altmann Road
The Dutchman car park
10 + 6km
Nearby Campsites and Accommodation Options

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In This Section

On or within 2km of this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Quorn
  2. Mt Arden South Camp Site
  3. The Dutchman Hut
  4. The Old Homestead & Shearer’s Quarters
  5. Eyre Depot
  6. Quorn Caravan Park
  7. Quandong Apartments
  8. Quorn Brewers Cottages
  9. Criterion Hotel Motel
  10. Austral Inn Hotel
  11. Transcontinental Hotel
  12. McKinley’s Rest
  13. Endilloe Lodge Bed & Breakfast
  14. Horseshoe Top-End Homestead & Campsites
  15. Wilderness Cabin, Horseshoe Range

Near This Section

More than 2km off of the Heysen Trail section.

  1. Warren Gorge
  2. Argadells

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Buckaringa North Camp Site
  2. Calabrinda Creek Camp Site
  3. Waukarie Creek/Mt Brown North Camp site
  4. Pichi Richi Park
  5. Devil’s Peak Bed & Breakfast
  6. Old Willows Restaurant & Accommodation

Event created: 4:20pm Tuesday 25 October, 2016
Event last edited: 9:41pm Sunday 1 October, 2017