From time to time sections of the Heysen Trail are re-routed due to forestry operations, bushfires or trail upgrades.
View and print relevant re-routes for your guidebook edition on our Re-Routes page.
Detailed Campsite Information
The guidebooks only provide basic details of campsites, including icons of facilities.
From time to time campsites are upgraded, or moved, or new campsites are created. These will be noted on our Re-Routes page.
Detailed information about campsites, including photos, facilities, fees, access and feedback is available on our Huts & Camping page.
The guidebooks only provide an overall distance of a chapter, and sometimes smaller hikes.
Detailed tables of distances between campsites is available on Trail Distances page.
The guidebooks list basic town facilities. Detailed town facilities including internet access, supermarkets, general stores and medical services are available from our Service Directory page.
The guidebooks do not list bus services. Details of bus services, how often they operate and contact details are available on our Transport & Buses page.
GPX / GPS Files
Files that can be downloaded onto a handheld GPS unit are available on our Maps & GPS page. We recommend hikers carry the official guidebook maps when hiking the trail.