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E2E16 Cape Jervis to Cobbler Hill

Sun 8 May 2022

Walk name/location
E2E16 Cape Jervis to Cobbler Hill
Walk grade
End-to-End 16

This is the first walk for the new End to End 16 group.

After you register for this walk you will receive an email inviting you to attend one of two introductory walks to be held before this walk.
These walks will give you a chance to assess your fitness and to raise any queries you might have before you embark on the Heysen Trail.
Those people who successfully register for this walk will be given priority access to register for the subsequent E2E16 walks.

This first walk starts from the Cape Jervis trailhead and follows sandy coastal tracks and exposed coastal hillsides, providing spectacular views over Backstairs Passage to Kangaroo Island. An easy start to the walk turns to undulations further along, ending with the much talked about Cobbler Hill for the last 2kms.

Walkers are sometimes rewarded with sightings of seals and dolphins. At Blowhole Beach the trail enters Deep Creek Conservation Park to begin the long climb through native bushland to Cobbler Hill.

Information re BUS transport: For End to End walks the bus does NOT transport walkers from Adelaide to the walk. After registration, walkers will be given instructions to drive their vehicle to the meeting point which will be at the END point of the day’s walk. The cars remain there and the bus transports the group to the start point. From there, the group walks back to the cars.

Arrangements will also be made to facilitate car pooling from the city (near Marion) so that you can share the driving and/or navigating throughout the walking season.

Sunday 8 May 2022
Walk Leaders
Peter Clark
Elayne Sanders
Lisa Duffield
Kathy Wright
Michael Weinel
Paul Gill
Tracey Evans
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Guidebook maps
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Meeting Location

Meeting location details will be provided after you have registered for this event.

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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $10.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $1.00)
Golden Boots cards
AUD $20.00

Walk Specifics
Start time
8.30 am
End time
3.00 pm (approx.)
Walking from
Cape Jervis
Walking to
Cobbler Hill
14 km
Appropriate Walking attire, including rain gear. Morning tea and lunch plus at least 2 litres of water,
Personal First Aid requirements, Sun Screen.


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. Cobbler Hill Camp Site
  2. Cape Jervis
  3. Wuldi Krikin Ngawanthi / Eagle Waterhole ‘walk-in’ site
  4. Trig Campground
  5. Goondooloo Cottage
  6. Cape Jervis Trailhead
  7. Cape Jervis Tavern
  8. Cape Jervis Accommodation & Caravan Park
  9. Cape Jervis Holiday Units

Near This Section

More than 2km off of the Heysen Trail section.

  1. Ridgetop Retreats

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Tapanappa Camp Site
  2. Glenburn Cottage
  3. Deep Creek Homestead
  4. Yapari Ngawanthi / Cliffs ‘walk-in’ site