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Myponga to Mt Compass

Sun 2 May 2021

Walk name/location
Myponga to Mt Compass
Walk grade
End-to-End 14
  1. After a short road walk, the trail enters the small but picturesque Yulte Conservation Park after a steady climb you have a challenging steep  descent where walking poles, if you have them, will be put to good use.  After emerging from the bushland, the trail crosses open farmland continuing along Lawless Rd (and past the Myponga Pistol Club firing range), and gradually climbing to Mt Cone, passing interesting 2 tier tree plots dotted about the hills and from the top of the ridge you are presented with distant views over Victor Harbor to the South before finishing with a roadwalk to Mt Compass
Sunday 2 May 2021
Walk Leaders
Chris Allen
Cathy Bowditch
Karin Agostino
Michael Agostino
Margaret Fletcher
Mark Fletcher
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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $10.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $1.00)
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AUD $20.00

Walk Specifics
Start time
Bus Departs 8:00am
End time
4:00pm approx
Walking from
Walking to
Mt Compass
Take care crossing Hindmarsh Tiers Rd (traffic moves fast!).
Appropriate hiking footwear and clothing, 2 litres of water, morning tea and lunch, personal first aid, hat and 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. Mt Compass
  2. Mt Compass Caravan Park
  3. Compass Country Cabins
  4. Mt Cone Tank (Water Location Only)

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. Myponga
  2. Blue House, Myponga