Melrose to Aligator Gorge Rd to Horrocks Pass

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Melrose to Aligator Gorge Rd to Horrocks Pass
On Saturday ... Melrose to Alligator Gorge...
This is a very long and difficult (but memorable) section of the Trail that starts with the ascent of Mt Remarkable, and continues through Mt Remarkable National Park before emerging on Alligator Gorge Road.

On Sunday ... Alligator Gorge to Horrocks Pass...
The trail initially leads over Lavender Peak to picturesque Stony Creek campsite. From there, tracks, back roads and a busy highway take walkers to the memorial to explorer John Horrocks.

NOTE - If you wish to walk on only one day, please contact the FOHT office to register for that days walk. The online registering system will only allow you to register for both days.
Saturday 21 July, 2018
to Sunday 22 July, 2018 (2 days)
Aled Jones
Catherine Anderson
David Szilassy
Peter Clark
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Meeting Location

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Walk Fees

Saturday (21/7/18)

Walk Specifics (Sat)
Grid Reference: 366 644
Latitude: -32.8268537917 (32° 49' 36.6737")
Longitude: 138.1863032278 (138° 11' 10.6916")
Alligator Gorge Rd
Grid Reference: 278 761
Latitude: -32.7193000917 (32° 43' 9.4803")
Longitude: 138.0958308389 (138° 5' 44.991")

Sunday (22/7/18)

Walk Specifics (Sun)
Alligator Gorge Rd
Grid Reference: 278 761
Latitude: -32.7193000917 (32° 43' 9.4803")
Longitude: 138.0958308389 (138° 5' 44.991")
Horrocks Pass
Grid Reference: 221 845
Latitude: -32.6422038861 (32° 38' 31.934")
Longitude: 138.0375870389 (138° 2' 15.3133")
Nearby Campsites and Accommodation Options

This list is generic and is derived from the Walk Selector for this walk section. Your walk leader may be suggesting a different or specific town or accommodation option to be based at.

In This Section

On or within 2km of this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Melrose
  2. Sugargum Dam Camp
  3. Goat Rock Camp
  4. Stony Creek Camp site
  5. Alligator Lodge
  6. Grays Hut
  7. North Star Inn
  8. Mount Remarkable Hotel Motel
  9. Melrose Caravan and Tourist Park
  10. Melrose Holiday Units
  11. Melrose Place
  12. DD’s B&B and Wozza’s Vault Cafe
  13. A Little Pug Cottage at Melrose

Near This Section

More than 2km off of the Heysen Trail section.

  1. Longhill Camp
  2. Wilmington
  3. Kookaburra Creek Bush Retreat
  4. Beautiful Valley Caravan Park
  5. Stony Creek Bush Camp Caravan Park

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Wirrabara
  2. Go-Cart Track Shelter
  3. Murray Town
  4. Waukarie Creek/Mt Brown North Camp site
  5. Catninga Shed
  6. Broadview homestead
  7. Catninga B&B
  8. Wirrabara Hotel
  9. Murray Town campsite

Event created: 7:49pm Sunday 1 October, 2017
Event last edited: 11:12pm Saturday 23 June, 2018