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Waitpinga to Tugwell Road

Sun 20 Aug 2017

Walk name/location
Waitpinga to Tugwell Road
Walk grade
End-to-End 12

One of the most spectacular sections of the trail,walkers follow sandy tracks through the coastal scrub of Newland Head CP,and dramatic clifftops towards Victor Harbor.At Kings Beach the trail leaves the coast to begin its long journey north.

Distance 17:5 kms

Walk time 6:5 hrs

Sunday 20 August 2017
Walk Leaders
Kara Turner
James Wenzel
Suzanne Matthews
Adam Matthews
Samantha McCarty
Robin Sharland
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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $8.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $1.00)
Golden Boots cards
AUD $20.00

Walk Specifics
Start time
End time
Walking from
Waitpinga Campground Map 1:5 Grid Ref 736 544
Walking to
Tugwell Rd Map 2:1 Grid Ref 789 617
As there is no room for the cars here ,we will be shuttle bussed back to Investigator college for $3 each.Please have the correct money to pay the driver.
Road walking after Kings Beach.Crossing main road at Waitpinga Rd
Walk on RHS of road as to face oncoming traffic

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