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Balquhidder to Waitpinga

Sun 11 Aug 2013

Walk name/location
Balquhidder to Waitpinga
Walk grade
End-to-End 8
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 spectular walk.

Date
Sunday 11 August 2013
Walk Leaders
Chris Allen
Alan Davis
Ben Wait
Lucy Allen
Vicki Cahalan
Paul Cahalan
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Mapsheet
1B
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Southern Guidebook, chapter 1 map 4,
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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 $16.00

Walk Specifics
Start time
8.30 am for 9 am sharp departure
End time
3pm
Walking from
Balquhidder
Walking to
Waitpinga Campground
Distance
15km
Risks
Hazards
Long stretches of beach walking
Requirements
Bring suitable protective clothing (e.g. sunhat, raincoat), walking poles, morning tea, lunch, water
Experience
Trailwalker standard

Nearby Campsites and Accommodation Options

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In This Section

On or within 2km of this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Newland Hill ‘bench’
  2. Waitpinga camp site
  3. Kurri Ngawanthi / Creek ‘walk in’ site
  4. Natunyuru Ngawanthi / Sand Dunes ‘walk-in’ camp site

Near This Section

More than 2km off of the Heysen Trail section.

  1. Victor Harbor