Map Sheets for the Heysen Trail

There are a series of 8 map sheets published by the Department for Environment and Water (DEW).

Prior to this two guide books were published by DEW. Both of the guidebooks are now out of print and no longer available.

From time to time, it is necessary to realign sections of the Heysen Trail. View details of re-routes.

These map sheets are available for purchase online. The mapsheets are also available from leading outdoor stores and map retailers.

There are 8 maps in the map sheet series:

Map sheets 1, 2, 3, and 4 replaced the Southern Guidebook.

Map sheets 5, 6, 7 and 8 replaced the Northern Guidebook.

Map Sheets

Heysen Trail new September 2014 map sheetsThe map sheets include detailed 1:50 000 topographic maps of the sections of the Heysen Trail covered by this map sheet.


Map features

  • 1:50 000 scale (1cm = 500m)
  • Fold-out map, double sided, water resistant paper
  • Elevation profiles with km markers and crossing point names
  • Loop trails in national parks
  • Location of supplies & facilities
  • Important contact details
  • Interesting facts along the Trail
  • Accommodation and campsites
  • Advice on walking and safety