Heysen Trail Walks

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The Heysen Trail is Australia’s longest designated walking trail, covering 1200km. Starting in Cape Jervis on the Fleurieu Peninsula, the trail extends north to Parachilna Gorge in the Flinders Ranges. Walking the Heysen Trail takes you through diverse landscapes on Ngarrindjeri, Kaurna, Peramangk, Ngadjuri, Nukunu, Banggarla and Adnyamathanha Country.

Walk with us if you:

  • Prefer small groups (max 14)

  • Need to catch up on missed sections

  • Want to connect with nature during the walk

  • Are conscious of walking sustainably for the environment

  • Feel safer by having experienced and qualified leaders with
    Wilderness First-Aid certification

  • Enjoy hot drinks and tasty baked goods supplied on the trail

  • Want to have fun and be fully supported

  • Prefer safe, comfortable and private mini-bus trail transfers

  • Like walking pack-free (day packs only)

You can complete the full trail end-to-end with us over a series of day walks, weekend getaways and week long adventures. With trail transfers, qualified guides, hot drinks, baked biscuits, cakes and snacks (yes, we can cater for dietary needs) supplied.

We have also packaged the first 5 sections and the last 5 sections with all transport, accommodation, meals, and a whole lot more included. See links below for more information about these packages.

The first 5 sections
Wild South Coast Way

The last 5 sections
Flinders Ranges

  • Join a small group departure from April to November
  • A membership isn’t required to walk with us
  • The pace will be comfortable so you can chat, laugh and connect with nature
  • We never leave anyone behind
  • Download the Heysen Planner and tick off your progress


  • Type: Heysen Trail Walks
  • Destination: Heysen Trail, South Australia
  • Traditional Country: Kaurna, Ngarrindjeri, Kaurna, Peramangk, Ngadjuri, Nukunu, Banggarla, Adnyamathanha
  • Group Size: Max 14 plus Leaders
  • When: See calendar

Fitness Requirement

  • A good level of fitness is required for these walks
  • You should be able to walk on a variety of surfaces: sand, undulating trails, rocky paths, steep hilly sections
  • Walking distance approximately 20km per day
  • Trail rating: Moderate

Important Information

  • Note weather, group member welfare and a range of circumstances outside our control can mean last minute changes to our itinerary are necessary once on the trail
  • If this trip departs during Fire Ban Season – last minute changes to our itinerary or walking location may be required for safety reasons

Adventure Leaders

Our team is qualified, experienced and super friendly. We will ensure you have a fun and connecting adventure. Leaders are certified in Remote or Wilderness First-Aid. All leaders carry a group first-aid kit, emergency communications device, emergency documentation and equipment.