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Mt Lofty / Heysen Loop

Sun 13 Jun 2021

10:00am - 1:30pm

Walk name/location
Mt Lofty / Heysen Loop
Walk grade
Trail Starter

A loop walk on the Heysen Trail taking in the Mt Lofty Botanic Gardens, the winding fire tracks of Cleland Conservation Park.

From our meeting point we walk north west on the main Heysen Trail route towards Mt Lofty.

We then take the relatively short, steep climb to the summit of Mt Lofty. This section of the walk is a bit challenging as we climb St. Michael Hill.

The reward is an morning tea at the Mount Lofty Summit cafe as we admire panoramic views over Piccadilly Valley and Adelaide City. BYO morning tea or pick up a coffee at the cafe.

We then take the Heysen Trail alternative route to the Mount Lofty Botanic Garden upper car park.  After meandering through the garden, enjoy its tranquillity, and return to the cars.

Sunday 13 June 2021
10:00am - 1:30pm
Walk Leaders
Marlene Henschke
Heather Thompson
Dom Henschke
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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)
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Walk Specifics
Start time
End time
1.30 pm
Walking from
Meeting point
Walking to
Loop walk ascending Mt Lofty on the Heysen Trail and returning to start, using the Botanic Gardens alternative route.
9 kms

COVID-19 measures – you will need to adhere to social distancing at this event:

  1. I declare that if I experience any respiratory symptoms (even if mild) before the walk, I will immediately self-isolate, seek medical advice and cancel my registration for the event.
  2. When attending the walk I will:
    • observe social distancing practices
    • maintain personal hygiene (apply hand sanitiser and protect others if I cough/sneeze)
    • not share drink bottles, eating utensils, other personal items and equipment.

COVID-19 measures – you will need to observe social distancing at this event, ensuring no contact between participants.

This includes:

  • maintaining a 1.5 metre minimum distance between participants
  • maintaining a 4m2 minimum area per person
  • bringing and using your own supply of hand sanitiser

Bring Rain Jacket, snacks, water and optional camera.
We will be using a number stiles, so please bring hand sanitiser.

All walkers welcome.
This is a Trailstarter, not a race.