Heysen Trail new September 2014 map sheets
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Official Heysen Trail Maps & Guidebooks

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From September 2014, a series of 8 new map sheets are being released by the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DENWR). As these map sheets are rolled out, starting with Map 1 from Cape Jervis to Kuitpo Forest, and Map 2 from Kuitpo Forest to Tanunda, they will replace the two guidebooks.

Prior to this two guide books were published by the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DENWR). Each book contains 54 or 56 individual 1:50 000 topographic maps (1cm = 500m), each covering half of the Heysen Trail.

View details of re-routes.

There are 8 maps in the new series (publishing from September 2014 onwards):

  • Map 1: Cape Jervis to Kuitpo Forest – published September 2014
  • Map 2: Kuitpo Forest to Tanunda – published September 2014
  • Map 3: Tanunda to Burra – coming soon
  • Map 4: Burra to Spalding – coming soon
  • Map 5: Spalding to Wirrabara Forest – coming soon
  • Map 6: Wirrabara Forest to Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park – coming soon
  • Map 7: Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park to Mernmerna Creek – coming soon
  • Map 8: Mernmerna Creek to Parachilna Gorge – coming soon

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

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

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Re-Routes

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.

Trail Distances

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.

Service Directory

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.

Transport Services

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.

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