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Balquhidder to Waitpinga

Sun 2 Aug 2015

Walk name/location
Balquhidder to Waitpinga
Walk grade
End-to-End 10
Description

Passing Balquhidder Station, named after the birthplace of Rob Roy, we make our way down to the coast while taking in the views offered by the Southern Ocean. The walk takes us along both Parsons and Waitpinga Beaches and finishes at Waitpinga Campground in the Newland Head Conservation Park. This is a spectacular walk.

Date
Sunday 2 August 2015
Walk Leaders
Christine Porter
David Weinel
Michael Weinel
Esteban Garrido
Carol Homewood
Judy McAdam
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Mapsheet
1B
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Southern Guidebook, chapter 1 map 4,
chapter 1 map 5.

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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $8.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $1.00)
Golden Boots cards
Accepted
Bus
AUD $20.00

Walk Specifics
Start time
8.20am (be at the Bus which will be at Waitpinga C
End time
3.00pm
Walking from
Balquhidder
Walking to
Waitpinga
Distance
15km
Risks
Experience
Trail Walker

Nearby Campsites and Accommodation Options

This list is generic and is derived from the Walk Selector for this walk section. Your walk leader may be suggesting a different or specific town or accommodation option to be based at.

In This Section

On or within 2km of this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Waitpinga camp site
  2. Newland Hill ‘bench’
  3. Kurri Ngawanthi / Creek ‘walk in’ site
  4. Natunyuru Ngawanthi / Sand Dunes ‘walk-in’ camp site
  5. Kings Beach Road trailhead (Victor Harbor 5 km east)

Near This Section

More than 2km off of the Heysen Trail section.

  1. Victor Harbor