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Worlds End to Burra to Wandallah

Sat 4 to Sun 5 May 2019

Walk name/location
Worlds End to Burra to Wandallah
Walk grade
End-to-End 11
Description

SATURDAY 4th MAY

Primarily a long, flat, treeless and exposed walk along dirt roads and road reserves although the final few gently undulating kilometers through hills south of Burra provide pleasant views over the historic township.

SUNDAY 5th MAY

This section of the Trail commences through historic Burra, passing the old Redruth Gaol and other reminders of a bygone era. The trail then takes walkers over the exposed and testing hills of the North Mount Lofty Ranges.Though not a long walk it is a challenging day which needs you to be prepared for as there no ready exit points.

The THEME for the weekend is MINING in recognition of the areas rich copper mining history.

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 registration system will only allow you to register for both days.

Start
Saturday 4 May 2019
End
Sunday 5 May 2019
Walk Leaders
Andrew McDonald
Helen Morgante
John Babister
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Southern Guidebook, chapter 5 map 11,
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Meeting Location

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Details
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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $20.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $2.00)
Golden Boots cards
Accepted
Bus
AUD $40.00

Saturday

Walk Specifics (Saturday)
Start time
8.30am(sharp)
End time
3.00pm
Walking from
Worlds End, Burra Gorge Campground
Walking to
Burra
Distance
25Klms
Risks (Saturday)
Hazards
Some road walking. Please walk on RH side of the road
Requirements
Good quality footwear and clothing, rain jacket, hat, sunscreen, morning tea, lunch and plenty of water as this a long exposed walk.
Experience
Trailwalker

Sunday

Walk Specifics (Sunday)
Start time
8.30am(sharp)
End time
3.00pm
Walking from
Burra Township
Walking to
Wandallah
Distance
20 klms
Risks (Sunday)
Hazards
Some steep climbs and descents that can be slippery if wet. This walk can be subject to very strong winds so appropriate clothing is essential.
Requirements
Good quality footwear, warm clothing, rain jacket, hat , sunscreen, walking poles(would be advisable), morning tea, lungh and plenty of water as once we leave Burra there no exit points.from the walk.
Experience
Trailwalker

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. Burra Creek Gorge Reserve (Worlds End)
  2. Burra
  3. Worlds End ‘walk-in’ site
  4. Burra Caravan Park
  5. Burra Hotel
  6. Paxton Square Cottages
  7. Burra Motor Inn
  8. Lavender Cottage
  9. Morse Cottage
  10. Burra Heritage Cottages
  11. Griffiths Retreat and Cottage
  12. Olive Grove Retreat
  13. Burra Bed & Breakfast

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Black Jack Hut
  2. Wandallah Creek ‘Walk in’ Shelter
  3. Huppatz Hut
  4. Hallelujah Hideaway