Walks From Quorn

Flinders Ranges

Quorn is the gateway to the southern Flinders Ranges. The post describes five walks from Quorn, Dutchman’s Stern, Devil’s Peak, Warren Gorge, Mount Brown and Alligator Gorge. Quorn Quorn gets its name from an English village in Leicestershire. The town  was initially planned for grain growing. First colonists crops suffered from draughts. Failing as a… Continue reading Walks From Quorn

Boat Harbor Circuit

Located within Deep Creek Conservation Park, Boat Harbor Circuit hike is another alternative to Deep Creek Circuit hike. The walk is for fit, experienced hikers and rewards you with spectacular views of Kangaroo Island and The Pages Islands. Description of the hike The walk starts at Pages Lookout and follows the Heysen Trail to gradual… Continue reading Boat Harbor Circuit

Sturt Gorge Walk

Sturt Gorge Dam

Situated in between suburbs, Bellevue Heights, Flagstaff Hill, Craigburn Farm, Sturt Gorge Recreation Park offers a multitude of walking and bike trails with some areas dog friendly walking trails. The walk features three different views of the Sturt River Flood Control Dam. Sturt river named by Kaurna people Warriparri is one of the Patawalonga’s tributary.… Continue reading Sturt Gorge Walk

Chapmans Boobook

View from Black Hill

A hike with 2 distinct loops which involves Chapmans track in Morialta and Boobook track in Black Hill. A very scenic walk, with good training close to Adelaide. Description The walk starts at Montacute Road entrance to Chapmans Track, Morialta which is about 2km up from Maryvale Road. First loop follows tracks in Morialta Conservation… Continue reading Chapmans Boobook

Scott Creek Walks

Mackereth Cottage

Scott Creek is situated in Dorset Vale, 28 km South-East from Adelaide and has an extensive network of walking trails. Scott Creek is a biodiverse environment with wooded slopes and gullies. During winter months, bandicoots, possums, rabbits could be seen. In the park there are numerous natives such as Sticky hop bush, Fringe- lily, Heath… Continue reading Scott Creek Walks

Waite Sheoak Trail

The walk on Sheoak Trail in Waite Conservation Park, is a pleasant, scenic experience with great city views. The walk starts at Waite Campus Park. Walk on Hartley Grove and head towards Wild Dog Trail. After a steep climb and well deserved break to admire the city views, take the Pultanaea Hill Trail. At gate… Continue reading Waite Sheoak Trail

Mark Oliphant Conservation Park

Mark Oliphant Conservation Park is a small park, nestled in Adelaide Hills, nearby township of Longwood, a gem for bush walkers. The post describes walking trails in the conservation park. The park has a mix of trails and fire tracks with lots of bush walking opportunities, suitable for families and children. Walks take you through… Continue reading Mark Oliphant Conservation Park

DEEP CREEK CIRCUIT

Deep Creek Cove

Deep Creek Circuit is a challenging walk that encompasses the best parts of Deep Creek Conservation Park, from stringy bark forests to dense coastal heath vegetation. The park offers spectacular views of the Backstairs passage as far as Kangaroo Island. Deep Creek Conservation Park is a coastal park , 90 minutes from Adelaide. Its beauty… Continue reading DEEP CREEK CIRCUIT

The Pinnacle

View towards Mount Rosea

The Pinnacle is one of the most visited lookouts in Grampians with stunning views over Halls Gap. Most of the walks are done anti clockwise. There are different starting points. 1. From Halls Gap camping ground walk through the Botanic Garden, through Venus Bath. Follow the track that continues to the Wonderland Car park. 2.… Continue reading The Pinnacle

Lac De Presset

Lac de Presset and Refuge du Presset

Lac de Presset is situated in Beaufortain region of Savoie department, south of Mont Blanc Massif. This a beautiful hike that takes you pristine alpine lake, among Ibex , with views of famous Pierra Menta. Start the hike at the car park Chapelle de St. Guerin . Follow the road to the bridge. Cross the… Continue reading Lac De Presset