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Walk 3-Tappanappa- Balquhidder

Sun 6 Nov 2022

Walk name/location
Walk 3-Tappanappa- Balquhidder
Walk grade
End-to-End 16
Description

A picturesque section highlighting the diversity of the Heysen Trail. Photo opportunities abound, and you might even spot a whale.

This walk starts with spectacular views to Tunkalilla Beach followed by a picturesque walk through dense bushland before a steep descent to Boat Harbor Beach.

The very testing 4km walk along Tunkalilla Beach is followed by a very steep climb up to Balquhidder which makes it a unique and very memorable section of the Heysen Trail.

Social : End of year Drinks at finishing location.

Fitness: The Heysen Trail walks are demanding and suitable for experienced walkers who have walked regularly in various terrain consisting of long-distance trails with some steep inclines/declines, irregular surface with loose uneven, slippery base. They have a walking time of about 5 to 7 hours and will require a good degree of physical fitness.

BIOSECURITY MEASURES – Please ensure you thoroughly clean your footwear, clothing, walking poles and other equipment before and after each walk to remove all seeds, dirt and other debris. Removed seeds should be bagged and disposed in a ‘to landfill’ garbage bin.

Date
Sunday 6 November 2022
Walk Leaders
Elayne Sanders
Kathy Wright
Lisa Duffield
Michael Weinel
Paul Gill
Tracey Evans
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Walk section along Heysen Trail shown in red:
The rest of the Heysen Trail shown in blue:
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Mapsheet
1A
Guidebook maps
Southern Guidebook, chapter 1 map 3,
chapter 1 map 4.

Meeting Location

Meeting location details will be provided after you have registered for this event.

Details
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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $10.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $1.00)
Golden Boots cards
Accepted
Bus
AUD $20.00

Walk Specifics
Start time
0730 for 0800 departure
End time
3 pm
Walking from
Tappanapa
Walking to
Balquidder
Distance
16 km
Risks
Hazards

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.
Requirements

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 sanitise

BIOSECURITY MEASURES – please ensure you thoroughly clean your footwear, clothing, walking poles and other equipment before and after each walk to remove all seeds, dirt and other debris. Removed seeds should be bagged and disposed in a ‘to landfill’ garbage bin.

Appropriate Walking attire, including rain gear. Morning tea and lunch plus 2 litre water min
Personal 1st aid requirements, Sunscreen

Experience
Minium Trail Walker

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. Waitpinga camp site
  2. Tapanappa Camp Site
  3. Kurri Ngawanthi / Creek ‘walk in’ site
  4. Yapari Ngawanthi / Cliffs ‘walk-in’ site

Near This Section

More than 2km off of the Heysen Trail section.

  1. Glenburn Cottage
  2. Deep Creek Homestead

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Natunyuru Ngawanthi / Sand Dunes ‘walk-in’ camp site