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Newikie Creek to Dares Hill Summit Rd to Hallett

Sat 7 to Sun 8 Jul 2018

Walk name/location
Newikie Creek to Dares Hill Summit Rd to Hallett
Walk grade
End-to-End 10
Description

NOTE – If you wish to walk on only one day, please contact the FOHT office (once bookings have opened) to register for that day’s walk. The online registering system will only allow you to register for both days.

Day 1 Saturday 7th July 2018 25.5kms

This section passes through Caroona Conservation Park and Tourillie Gorge. Part of the will be along the ruins of an old “highway” through the gorge. Look out for old retaining walls and the hand dug rock cutting.

Day 2 Sunday 8th July 2018 20kms

The trail takes walkers past the historic Mt Bryan East School, before beginning the climb up Mt Bryan, which is the highest point of the Mt Lofty Ranges. Walkers are rewarded with panoramic views of the Mid-North from the summit and as they descend through grazing and farming land towards Hallett.

Start
Saturday 7 July 2018
End
Sunday 8 July 2018
Walk Leaders
Michael Weinel
Carol Homewood
Judy McAdam
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Mapsheet
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Meeting Location

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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $16.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $2.00)
Golden Boots cards
Accepted
Bus
AUD $40.00

Saturday

Walk Specifics (Saturday)
Start time
0730hrs Bus Departs
End time
1630hrs
Walking from
Newikie Creek
Walking to
Dares Hill Summit Road
Distance
25.5kms

Sunday

Walk Specifics (Sunday)
Start time
0730hrs Bus Departs
End time
1600hrs
Walking from
Dares Hill Summit Road
Walking to
Hallett
Distance
20kms

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. Hallett
  2. Old Mt Bryan East School
  3. Caroona Creek ‘walk-in’ site
  4. Old Shed – Main Camp – Caroona Creek Conservation Park
  5. Tourilie Gorge hut
  6. Hallett Camping at the Recreation Ground
  7. Wildongoleechie Hotel
  8. The Carriages
  9. Cartapo Creek Hobby Farm

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Hallett Railway Station
  2. Black Jack Hut
  3. Wandallah Creek ‘Walk in’ Shelter
  4. Whistling Trig Tank
  5. Tiverina Park