Melrose to Alligator Gorge Rd to Horrocks Pass

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Melrose to Alligator Gorge Rd to Horrocks Pass
Day 1: Melrose to Alligator Gorge Road 26kms

This is a very long and difficult (but memorable) section of the Tail that starts with the ascent of Mt Remarkable, and continues through Mt Remarkable National Park before emerging on Alligator Gorge Road.

Day 2: Alligator Gorge Road to Horrocks Pass 15kms

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.

*If you would like to register to walk one day only, please contact the FOTH office to register*

Saturday 6 July, 2019
to Sunday 7 July, 2019 (2 days)
Carol Homewood
Judy McAdam
Toni Caputo
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Meeting Location

Meeting location details will be provided after you have registered for this walk.

Walk Fees

Saturday (6/7/19)

Walk Specifics (Sat)
0630hrs Meet at the Trailhead sign outside the Car
Alligator Gorge Road

Sunday (7/7/19)

Walk Specifics (Sun)
0830hrs Bus Departs
Alligator Gorge Road
Horrocks Pass
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: 9:23pm Tuesday 16 October, 2018
Event last edited: 7:14pm Monday 1 July, 2019