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Onkaparinga River Recreation Park

Sun 23 May 2021

8:15am - 12:30pm

Walk name/location
Onkaparinga River Recreation Park
Walk grade
Trail Starter

A “figure 8” loop walk covering most of the Pingle farm, Noarlunga Downs Wetland and Wetlands Loop Trails.  A very flat walk, only a couple of short rises to negotiate (you can’t really call them hills lol!).  The distance covered will be approximately 13.5 km, which may be shortened in the event of inclement weather.

We will see plenty of birdlife, and maybe some kangaroos.  We will cross over the old railway bridge over the Onkaparinga River adjacent to Main South Road, and walk adjacent to a grass airstrip, home of the South coast Flying Club and Model Aircraft Club.  If we are lucky, we may see some light planes and model aircraft flying.

Sunday 23 May 2021
8:15am - 12:30pm
Walk Leader
Michael Middleton
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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)
Golden Boots cards
Walk Specifics
Start time
meet from 8.15am for 8.30 am start.
End time
12.30 pm
Walking from
Kayak Launch Car Park, River Road, Noarlunga Downs
Walking to
Loop Walk
13.5 km or 4 hours

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.

Some muddy parts may be encountered if weather is wet.


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 the thermos for morning tea!

Ability to walk for up to 4 hours on flat ground.