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Spalding Rd to Chlorinator to Curnows Hut

Sat 1 to Sun 2 Sep 2018

Walk name/location
Spalding Rd to Chlorinator to Curnows Hut
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 1st September 2018 21kms

This is a very flat, but unique walk that follows the Freshwater intake channel for Bundaleer Reservoir, only leaving it for a few km to go through Spalding. Walkers will see some fascinating examples of engineering from the early 1900’s.

Day 2 Sunday 2nd September 2018 17kms

Passing Bundaleer Reservoir and the permanently flowing Bundaleer Creek, the Trail joins the Bundaleer northern intake channel at the aqueduct. After leaving the channels at the weir it follows Never Never Creek past remnant Yacca forests and grazing land towards Bundaleer Forest.

Saturday 1 September 2018
Sunday 2 September 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
0830hrs Bus Departs
End time
Walking from
Spalding Road
Walking to
21 kms


Walk Specifics (Sunday)
Start time
0830hrs Bus Departs
End time
Walking from
Walking to
Curnows Hut
17 kms

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. Curnows Hut
  2. Spalding
  3. Bundaleer Weir ‘walk-in’ site
  4. Spalding Hotel
  5. Spalding Escape
  6. Flairville on Heysen
  7. Country Bakehouse Accommodation
  8. Spalding Oval

Near This Section

More than 2km off of the Heysen Trail section.

  1. Bundaleer Sport & Recreation Grounds

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Bowman Hut & ‘walk-in’ site
  2. Crystal Brook
  3. Hiskeys Hut
  4. Georgetown
  5. Whistling Trig Tank
  6. Crystal Brook Caravan Park
  7. Georgetown Hotel