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EE15 Walk 9 – Mt Compass-Kyeema

Sat 25 Jun 2022

Walk name/location
EE15 Walk 9 – Mt Compass-Kyeema
Walk grade
End-to-End 15

The pretty dairy pastures of Mt Compass and Nangkita provide the backdrop for the first section of this walk.

Back roads then lead walkers up a steady incline through to Finniss Conservation Park and into Mt Magnificent Conservation Park, where a short steep hike off the main trail which rewards walkers with spectacular views from Mt. Magnificent over the southern Fleurieu Peninsula.

A combination of native bushland then back-road walking completes the day.

Please read all of the details for this walk and be aware of the Weather cancellation Policies .

Also take the time to read Risks and Obligations you agree to when registering for this walk and that you are capable of doing this walk.

BIOSECURITY MEASURES – Please ensure you thoroughly clean your footwear, clothing, walking poles and other equipment before and after each walk to remove all seeds, dirt and other debris. Removed seeds should be bagged and disposed in a ‘to landfill’ garbage bin.

Saturday 25 June 2022
Walk Leaders
Mark Curtis
Andrea Gillin
Leanne Bell
Maria Bootle
Michael Joyce
Philip Bell
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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
08:00 am bus departure
End time
03:00 to 04:00 pm
Walking from
Mt Compass
Walking to
19.5 km's
Some road walking, Slippery in some sections if wet,
Appropriate Walking attire, including rain gear. Morning tea and lunch plus 2 litre water min
Personal 1st aid requirements, Sun Screen
2 x Trail Walker or other E2E walks - if have not meet criteria must contact Heysen Office / EE15 coordinator

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. Chookarloo Campground
  2. Woodcutters Cottage (formerly Old Kuitpo Youth Hostel)
  3. Mt Compass
  4. Forest Gate Cottage
  5. Compass Country Cabins

Near This Section

More than 2km off of the Heysen Trail section.

  1. Mt Compass township camp site at oval

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Mt Compass Caravan Park