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E2E16 Waitpinga to Tugwell Rd

Sun 9 Oct 2022

Walk name/location
E2E16 Waitpinga to Tugwell Rd
Walk grade
End-to-End 16
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 9 October 2022
Walk Leaders
Elayne Sanders
Kathy Wright
Michael Weinel
Paul Gill
Tracey Evans
Lisa Duffield
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Walk section along Heysen Trail shown in red:
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Mapsheet
1B
Guidebook maps
Southern Guidebook, chapter 1 map 5,
chapter 1 map 6,
chapter 2 map 1.

Meeting Location

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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 $25.00

Walk Specifics
Start time
8am for a 8.30am start.
End time
3.30pm
Walking from
Waitpinga
Walking to
Tugwell Road
Distance
17k plus 1.5k walk out.
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.

Road walking, road crossing, snakes.

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.

Please ensure you have all of your usual gear - Min 2l water, weather appropriate clothing including a rain jacket regardless of the forecast, sturdy footwear, personal first aid kit, morning tea and lunch, sunscreen etc.

Experience
Trailwalker experience preferred.

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

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