SELF GUIDED: KANGAROO ISLAND WILDERNESS TRAIL

Overview

Join the latest multi-day walking trail in bigheart_adventures South Australia: the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail.

Ranked 3rd in the Lonely Planet’s 2017 “must do” walks, we have taken out the heavy packs and offered a glamping option with nature experiences by day and comfortable accommodation and 2 course meals each night.

Soak in the various landscapes, the symphony of wildlife and stunning trails through rocky riverscapes, coastal cliff lines, sandy beaches and geological formations while enjoying famous landmarks such as Admiral’s Arch and Remarkable Rocks.

Bring your comfortable walking boots, camping face and an adventurous spirit for this unique nature hug.


$749

5 day 4 night adventure
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AUD $250 deposit

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$1,999

6 day 5 night adventure
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Self guided camping trip along the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail.



Date
Start
Finish
Country


Anytime
Adelaide, South Australia
Adelaide, South Australia
Australia


Type
Physical Rating
Group Size
Investment


Wise Woman Walking

Up to 11* – STA
$749-$1,999 per person




Date  Anytime
Start  Adelaide, South Australia
Finish  Adelaide, South Australia
Country  Australia

Type  Independent Travel, Self Guided
Physical Rating  ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
Group Size  Up to 11* – STA
Investment  $749-$1,999 per person | twin share


Inclusions 5 Day/4 Night



Sea Travel

Ferry transport to and from Kangaroo Island

Meals

None provided.

Food provisions can be arranged:
contact us for more information

Transport

Bus transport from Adelaide to and from ferry terminal.

Ground transport to and from the start and finish of trail.

Accommodation

4/5 x nights camping

Activities

Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail

Inclusions 6 Day/5 Night



Sea Travel

Ferry transport to and from Kangaroo Island

Meals

2 course dinner provided each evening

D x 4/5

Transport

Bus transport from Adelaide to and from ferry terminal.

Ground transport transfers to and from the trail each day.

Accommodation

5 x nights staying at the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat

Activities

Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail


Itinerary 5 Day/4 Night

Please note itinerary can be subject to change at anytime.

Depart Adelaide Bus Station at 6.15am, drive to Cape Jervis for 9am ferry to Penneshaw. Transfer from Penneshaw to Flinders Chase Visitor Centre. Safety briefing before starting the walk 12km (approx. 4 hours) walk Rocky River to Snake Lagoon.
Camping at Cup Gum Campground.

(dinner)

Walking 14km (approx. 7 hours) from Snake Lagoon to Cape De Couedic. Camping at Hakea Campground.

(dinner)

Walking 13km from Cape De Couedic to Sanderson Bay. (add optional extra 10km for side trips to Admirals Arch, Weir Cove and Remarkable Rocks). Camping at Banksia Campground.

(dinner)

Walk 13.5km (approx. 6.5 hours) from Sanderson Bay to
Grassdale. Camping at Tea Tree Campground.

(dinner)

Walk 9km (approx. 2.5 hours) from Grassdale to Kelly Hill Caves. Take an optional tour of the caves (own expense). You will be picked up at 1pm and driven to Penneshaw in time for the evening ferry to Cape Jervis. From here you will be transported by coach back to Adelaide, arriving late evening.

(dinner)

Itinerary 6 Day/5 Night

Note this itinerary can be completed in 5 days – from $1839pp twin share, starting your walking on Day 1.
Itinerary is subject to change at anytime.

Early morning bus/ferry/bus from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island. Arrive to your accommodation for early afternoon check in – rest of day at leisure.

(dinner)

Commence your walk from Flinders Chase Visitor Centre, Rocky River to Snake Lagoon – 12km – pick up from Cup Gum Campground and return to accommodation.

(breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Transfer to Snake Lagoon, walk 14km to Cape De Couedic. Transfer back to accommodation.

(breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Transfer to Cape De Couedic and walk (via Admirals Arch, Weir Cove and Remarkable Rocks) to Sanderson Bay – 13km to 23km with side trips.
Transfer back to accommodation.

(breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Transfer to Sanderson Bay and walk 13.5km to Grassdale. Transfer back to accommodation

(breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Transfer to Grassdale and walk 9km to Kelly Hill Caves, (optional guided tour of caves, own expense). Transfer bus will pick up at 1pm to Penneshaw for ferry to Cape Jervis then coach to Adelaide, arriving late evening.

(breakfast)


Important Info


  • Price and itinerary are subject to change anytime – see full terms and conditions on our booking form HERE
  • Non refundable deposit of $250 is payable within 7 days of booking, final balance due 60 days before departure.

Fitness Requirement


You should be able to walk on a variety of surfaces: undulating trails, rocky paths and soft sand up to 8 hours. The trail is 62km with up to 10km of optional side trips. You will also be required to carry your own camping gear and food which can weigh up to 18kg. As this is a self-guided walk, you are responsible for your own equipment and emergency communication.

 

Inclusions


  • Bus transport and ferry to and from Kangaroo Island ex Adelaide.
  • 4/5 nights camping on the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail
  • Ground transport to and from the start and finish of the Trail. (Transfers each day for the 6 Day/5 Night package)
  • Meals included as per the itinerary.
  • National Park fees
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information kit
  • Pre-trek training and preparation program.
  • Big Heart Adventures Bluff

Exclusions


  • Camping and hiking equipment. (where applicable)
  • Personal comprehensive travel insurance.
  • Emergency communication device/PLB. (where applicable)
  • Meals and drinks not stated on the itinerary.
  • Items of a personal nature.
  • Optional touring and sightseeing.

Questions?


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$749

5 Days 4 Night Adventure
$250 deposit today to secure your spot

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$1,999

6 Day/5 Night Adventure
$250 deposit today to secure your spot

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