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Waitpinga to Tugwell Rd

Sun 21 Sep 2014

Walk name/location
Waitpinga to Tugwell Rd
Walk grade
End-to-End 9
Description

One of the most spectacular sections of the Trail, walkers follow sandy tracks through the coastal scrub of Newland Head Conservation Park, and dramatic clifftops towards Victor Harbor. Here whales have been sighted, as well as seals, dolphins and the endangered white bellied sea eagle. At Kings Beach the Trail leaves the coast following roads and an uncleared road reserve to begin the long journey north.

Date
Sunday 21 September 2014
Walk Leaders
Dana Florea
Peter Clark
Catherine Anderson
David Szilassy
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Mapsheet
1B
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Southern Guidebook, chapter 1 map 5,
chapter 1 map 6,
chapter 2 map 1.

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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $8.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $1.00)
Golden Boots cards
Accepted
Bus
AUD $21.00

Walk Specifics
Start time
9am sharp
End time
3.30pm
Walking from
Waitpinga
Grid Reference: 736 544
Walking to
Tugwell Rd
Grid Reference: 789 617
Distance
17 km
Risks
Hazards
Some areas are slippery if wet, main road crossing at Waitpinga Road
Requirements
Bring suitable protective clothing (e.g. sunhat, raincoat), walking poles, morning tea, lunch, adequate water for distance
Experience
Trailwalker standard

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. Newland Hill ‘bench’
  2. Robinson Hill ‘walk-in’ site
  3. Alma’s Hem Amphitheatre
  4. Natunyuru Ngawanthi / Sand Dunes ‘walk-in’ camp site
  5. The Scrub Campsite
  6. Kings Beach Road trailhead (Victor Harbor 5 km east)

Near This Section

More than 2km off of the Heysen Trail section.

  1. Victor Harbor
  2. Corinium Roman Villa
  3. Pear Tree Hollow

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Waitpinga camp site
  2. Inman Valley
  3. Inman Valley town campsite