OVERNIGHT HIKE FOR BEGINNERS
**NOTE WE HAVE MOVED THIS EVENT TO THE 13th -14th OF JUNE 2020. TO BOOK PLEASE PHONE LISA ON 0418 802 361 – BOOKINGS CLOSE FRIDAY 5TH OF JUNE**
Join us for a weekend micro-adventure on the Heysen Trail. Perfect opportunity for women hikers wanting to carry what they need to be self sufficient but lack the gear, or perhaps for those wanting to feel the satisfaction of achieving an overnight hike for the first time!
We supply most gear (including backpacks, tents ‘2 person’, sleeping bag and liner, sleeping roll, stove and fuel, and food) you will need rain proof clothing and warm layers and/or sun protection depending on the weather forecast.
We will hike 16km over two days (approximately 8km on day one and 8km on day two) along undulating and hilly bush trails, carrying all personal belongings in a 60-75 litre backpack (provided).
Lead by our passionate, experienced and qualified Outdoor Leaders, join Big Heart Adventures for the opportunity to Find Yourself, Be Yourself and Challenge Yourself…
Small group overnight hike for beginners carrying a full pack and camping
Date: June 13th -14th 2020
Start: Near Mt Crawford, SA
Finish: Near Mt Crawford, SA
Type: Wise Women Walking
Group Size: Up to 8 + hosts
Investment: $349 per person
Accommodation: Single Tents
Date 18/08/18 – 19/08/18
Start Adelaide, SA
Finish Adelaide, SA
Type Wise Woman Walking
Physical Rating ♦ ♦ ♦
Group Size Up to 6 + hosts
Investment $299 per person | tents twin share
Part proceeds from this tour and funds raised by our Big Heart Adventurers will support Catherine House.
Their mission is to offer recovery-oriented support that works with women accessing their emergency accommodation and services, helping them to achieve greater personal well-being, social and economic participation and a meaningful and satisfying life:
All meals provided as per the itinerary
B x 1 | D x 1 | L x 1
Single Tent 1 night
Heysen Trail hike
Backpacks 60-75 litre
Stove & Fuel
Sleeping roll & Tent
- This trip is limited to a maximum of 8 women plus your leaders. Minimum of 5 women needed for the trip departure to be confirmed.
- Itinerary and price subject to change at any time. See full terms and conditions on our booking form.
A moderate level of fitness is required to complete this overnight hike.
- Backpacks 60-75 litre
- Stove & fuel
- Sleeping Roll
- Tent (2 person) or bring your own to be alone
- Afternoon Tea (Day 1)
- Dinner & Dessert (Day 1)
- Breakfast (Day 2)
- Morning Tea (Day 1 and 2)
- Lunch (Day 2)
- Group First Aid Kit
- Emergency Communication Device
- Full packing list will be provided
- Big Heart Adventures Host/Outdoor Leader
- Sleeping Bag and liner (please ask us if you cannot source this item)
- Travel insurance.
- Rain-proof clothing & warm layers, and/or sun protective gear depending on the weather forecast.
- Items of a personal nature such as medications etc
- Lunch (Day 1)
- Compulsory items included in packing list (head torch, rain protective gear etc)
Meet your host
Lisa is the founder of Big Heart Adventures and brings an extensive portfolio of personal adventure travel as well as boundless enthusiasm & proven expertise in travel planning. Lisa’s attention to detail and passion for curating unique experiences has allowed her to plan travel, adventures & holidays for an extensive demographic of clients over many years.
An experienced adventure traveller, having completed expeditions including the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea, Inca Trail in Peru, Mt Kinabalu in Sabah, Overland Track in Tasmania, Milford and Routeburn Tracks in New Zealand to name a few, Lisa knows first-hand the challenges and amazing reward that exploring the outdoors adds to your life.
Amanda Panazzolo is originally from Adelaide though she has lived in Western Australia and for a short time in the UK. Travel is in her blood and she has shared many adventures with her husband and three children in Australia and throughout the world. She enjoys many styles of travel including hiking and camping though sometimes she also likes having access to a few extra luxuries and an art gallery or two.
A “jack of all trades” but most recently she was a secondary school tourism teacher and a graduate in Ecotourism studies. Travel has always been her first passion, walking and hiking were later additions to her list of hobbies. With her husband in tow, Amanda walked 400 km of the Frances route of the Camino de Santiago de Compostela in 2016 and then solo in 2017 for 700km of the same path. The Camino is a call to self and it has been calling her name for many years.
Secure your spot today!