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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

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.

Saturday 7 July 2018
Sunday 8 July 2018
Walk Leaders
Michael Weinel
Carol Homewood
Judy McAdam
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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
AUD $40.00


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


Walk Specifics (Sunday)
Start time
0730hrs Bus Departs
End time
Walking from
Dares Hill Summit Road
Walking to

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. Caroona Creek ‘walk-in’ site
  2. Old Mt Bryan East School
  3. Hallett
  4. Tourilie Gorge hut
  5. Old Shed – Main Camp – Caroona Creek Conservation Park
  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. Black Jack Hut
  2. Wandallah Creek ‘Walk in’ Shelter
  3. Hallett Railway Station
  4. Whistling Trig Tank
  5. Tiverina Park