New Website Launched

Additional Walk Planning Tools

We’ve launched a new website with more tools to assist you in planning where to walk on the Heysen Trail, where to stay and how far to walk.

Buy Heysen Trail guidebooks, regional road maps to access the trail, and other walking books and maps in our new online store.

Four New Walk Planning Tools

Walk Selector

Compare 60 Heysen Trail sections to walk

We’ve brought back the Walk Selector tool from 2013’s Warren Bonython Memorial Walk.

Compare 60 trail sections to find an area to hike. Refine walk sections by region, distance, terrain and photo.

Find Nearby Accommodation

View nearby accommodation options

For each trail section or End-to-End walk event page we’ve listed nearby accommodation options.

Review huts & campsites, bed & breakfasts and self contained cottages.

Heysen Trail Distances

trail distance tables

Table of distances between Heysen Trail locations such as huts, campsites and towns.

Download spreadsheets of distances to plan your long distance walks.

Buy Maps Online

online store

Purchase Heysen Trail guidebooks online for $30 plus postage from as little as $4.25.

Buy regional road maps, walking maps and books.

What’s Happening on the Heysen Trail

Keep in touch with the Trail

Events on
the Trail

events on the Heysen Trail

Year-round there are numerous walks, runs and events-for-a-cause organised by other groups on the Heysen Trail.

Trailwalker Magazine

feature trailwalker articles

We’ve published all magazine issues from issue #1 in 1986.

View feature articles with extra photos.

Archived Logbooks

archived logbooks

We’ve scanned and published archived logbooks from huts along the Heysen Trail.

Reminisce through hikers entries.

Choose News Topics

subscribe to topics

Refine your topics to subscribe to via email – change them at any time.

Choose your topics now.