Multi day hikes in Sth. Aus?

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Multi day hikes in Sth. Aus?

Postby heracles26 » Mon 21 Apr, 2014 9:26 pm

Looking to do a multi day hikes in the near future, can anyone recommend any decent hikes?
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Re: Multi day hikes in Sth. Aus?

Postby icefest » Mon 21 Apr, 2014 9:32 pm

Heysen trail
Mt Remarkable
GSWW (Spanning the Vic border)
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Re: Multi day hikes in Sth. Aus?

Postby aaronhann85 » Tue 22 Apr, 2014 6:40 pm

The Yurrebilla trail is close to the CBD and at ~56km is good for 2-3 days.


If you're looking at doing a portion of the Heysen trail I'd recommend Cape Jervis to Encounter Bay with beautiful rugged coastal views. Or further North along the Heysen, there's great walking throughout Flinders Ranges NP.

Another option closer to Adelaide (also happens to be on Heysen) is starting at the Warren CP on Watts Gully Rd, about 8km North of Kersbrook. Really nice unspoilt bush for about 6km at which point you can head NE up Tower Rd. From this point there's any number of loops you can do through the forest.

Have a look at http://www.heysentrail.asn.au/assets/go ... glemap.php to get an idea of your options.
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Re: Multi day hikes in Sth. Aus?

Postby heracles26 » Wed 23 Apr, 2014 10:20 am

Thanks for the replies so far!

What would be a good beginners multi day hike? I have only ever gone on overnight trips
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Re: Multi day hikes in Sth. Aus?

Postby philm » Thu 24 Apr, 2014 8:11 am

The Heysen trail from Cape Jervious to Victor Habour is a good trip over a few days. Reasonably well posted and if you pick up the Heysen Trail book (South end) you will have little trouble.

Other good options would be Mt Remarkable National Park - 2-3 nights out but easier to do shorter if you wish - great spot not too far from Adelaide.

Other option would be Wilpena Pound - out for 1 or 2 nights - main issue will be water which you need to carry and you would be best to do this walk in cooler months - April is perfect.
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Multi day hikes in Sth. Aus?

Postby davec » Sun 27 Apr, 2014 8:42 pm

Mambray Creek to Kingfisher flat for the night, then out through hidden gorge is a great, easy weekend walk as well.
Sorry. Just saw you wanted multi day walks.
Have a look at the Adelaide bush walkers website. You'll get some good ideas there.
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