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Balquhidder to Waitpinga

Sun 30 Jul 2017

Walk name/location
Balquhidder to Waitpinga
Walk grade
End-to-End 12

Picturesque farmland,unspoilt sandy beaches,rocky headlands and more .What else could a walker ask for? Well the possibility of wading through a creek, depending on what the weather does in the week leading up to the walk.

8am for a 8:30 dep

end time 3pm

walking from Balquhidder Map 1:4 grid ref 616 546

walking to Waitpinga Campground Map 1:5 grid ref 736 544

Distance 15kms

Sunday 30 July 2017
Walk Leaders
Kara Turner
James Wenzel
Suzanne Matthews
Adam Matthews
Samantha McCarty
Robin Sharland
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Walk section along Heysen Trail shown in red:
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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $8.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $1.00)
Golden Boots cards
AUD $20.00

Walk Specifics
Start time
8am for a 8:30departure
End time
Walking from
Balquhidder Map 1:4 Grid Ref 616 546
Walking to
Waitpinga Campground ,Map 1:5 Grid Ref 736 544
Slippery downhill sections,Possibility of taking boots off for creek crossing,Exposed to the elements nearly all day on this walk
Spare socks,Appropriate clothing and footwear, Walking on RHS of road

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