Wilkatana Station

Accommodation Option on the Heysen Trail

Shearer's Quarters
Mapsheet 7A, Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park to north of Mt Arden;
Mapsheet 7A, Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park to north of Mt Arden
Northern Guidebook, chapter 4, map 4.3
Within the Wilkatana Pastoral Lease
The Heysen Trail
Part of this iconic walk passes through the rocky ramparts of Wilkatana Station. Significant on this walk is the "Eyre Depot" on Depot Creek, established by Edward John Eyre. The trail winds northwards from here to Mt Arden an 844 metre high vantage point.

The 1,200 kilometre Heysen Trail passes through some of South Australia’s most diverse and breathtaking landscapes, traversing coastal areas, native bushland, rugged gorges, pine forests and vineyards, as well as rich farmland and historic towns. Starting at Cape Jervis to winds its way northwards to finish in the Parachilna Gorge.
Guidebook note
Off the Trail to the west of Wilkatana Homestead
Grid ref: 701 376
Longitude: 137.864049
Latitude: -32.165135
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Andrew and Rachel
Port Augusta SA 5701
Phone: (+61 8) 8642 3642

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