Walk The Yorke Adventure



* 5% Discount applies to eligible past travellers, and Wise Women Walking Gold and Silver Members

Come and Fork fresh food, Cork boutique wine and Walk the Yorke trail 


Challenge | Discover | Fulfil


Walk The Yorke Adventure

Fork, Cork and Walk The Yorke

Join Big Heart Adventures as we soak in the stunning landscape, wildlife and produce of the southern Yorke Peninsula in Narungga Country.

In this fully supported small group trek we walk pack-free (daypacks only) through native bushland, amongst coastal cliff lines and along sandy white beaches on South Australia’s Walk the Yorke trail.

We visit the regions award-winning local winery and we sample some of best tasting oysters in Australia. We enjoy these locally produced delights while learning about how these businesses have become so successful and much loved.

We have chosen some of the most spectacular and rugged sections for our trek and included meals and comfortable accommodation each night.  Our Leaders will be with you to guide and take care of all the detail, so you can relax and absorb the unique surroundings.

Bring your comfortable walking boots and an adventurous spirit for this unique coastal trail.


Day 1 | Depart Adelaide / Narungga Welcome / Walk The Yorke Trail

Our journey today will start at 7:30am in the Adelaide CBD.

Our private vehicle takes us to Yorke Peninsula where we are Welcomed To Country by the local Narungga community. We also spend some time learning about the Narungga culture and history.

Then we make our way south. Stopping for lunch in Port Rickaby, a historic wheat port.

After lunch we begin our trek along some of the more remote sections of trail on the western coast. Following pretty inland trails through Conservation Park and sandy beaches protected by reefs.

Arriving at our comfortable accommodation in Marion Bay with time to freshen up and relax over a 2 course dinner.

Meals Included: Lunch, Trail Snacks, 2 Course Dinner
Walking Distance: 10km

Day 2 | Walk The Yorke Trail / Dhilba Guuranda – Innes National Park / Inneston

From our accommodation today we walk on trails to the historic town of Inneston.

We also enter Dhilba Guuranda – Innes National Park for the first time, stopping at Stenhouse Bay (emus are often seen wandering the trails along this section) before heading inland on the trail to Inneston. This little town is fascinating as it was once a bustling village of workers and miners – many of the historic buildings still stand and connects to the ruins and old infrastructure in and around the Stenhouse Bay jetty. To walk around the old town itself is an extra kilometre and can be enjoyed at our leisure before we board our vehicle and head back to our accommodation.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Trail Snacks, 2 Course Dinner
Walking Distance: 16km

Day 3 | Walk the Yorke Trail / Ethel Wreck / West Cape Lighthouse

We return to Inneston and continue our trek along inland bush trails before reaching dramatic coastal scenes and crashing waves of a popular surf break. Finishing off with a sandy beach walk, hopefully the dolphins will join us for this final stunning stretch.

On our scenic drive back to our accommodation we visit a couple of extra sights in the National Park including the West Cape Lighthouse and Ethel Wreck, with some short walks and stories from the past to share with you for those wanting to extend their time on foot.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Trail Snacks, 2 Course Dinner
Walking Distance: 14km

Day 4 | Walk the Yorke Trail

Today is our most challenging and most rewarding walking day. You can choose to walk the full 21km or shorter distances depending on how you feel.

With massive sand dunes, stunning beaches, spectacular cliff lines and remote headlands. You will see why this is one of Australia’s best coastal trails. Spotting dolphins, whales and sharing the beach with emus is all a possibility!

A short drive takes us back to our home base. You will feel rewarded after covering about 60km of the Walk the Yorke trail over the past 4 days. Tonight we celebrate our achievement at the local tavern with a 2 course dinner and lots of laughs.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Trail Snacks, 2 Course Dinner
Walking Distance: up to 21km

Day 5 | Celebrate / Relax / Drive to Adelaide

A relaxing start.

Today is all about visiting boutique Yorke Peninsula businesses and sampling some wonderful local delights as we make our way back to Adelaide.

Firstly we visit Pacific Estate Oysters. Our entertaining presentation will provide you with a great insight into how oysters are farmed, and their links to Coffin Bay. Practical demonstrations as well as tastings if you are keen!

Next we enjoy a light lunch at the wonderful Barley Stacks Wines including a tasting experience (a huge variety of wines are produced here both red and white). Our lunch will include cheese platters and tasty pizzas.

From here its only a 2 hour drive back to Adelaide and we should arrive before 4:30pm.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Walking Distance: –

Need To Know


  • All meals and snacks as per the itinerary
  • 2 course dinners (à la carte)
  • B x 4 | L x 5 | D x 4
  • Marion Bay Motel and Apartments
  • 4 nights comfortable accommodation (twin share)
  • Professionally guided walks
  • Oyster farm tour and tasting
  • Winery light lunch and tasting
  • Each trip has 2 Guides/Leaders
  • Group First Aid kit and emergency communication device
  • Leaders certified in Remote Area/Wilderness First Aid
  • Qualified Bushwalking Leaders
  • Small group guided experience
  • Leave No Trace principles
  • Invitations to connect with nature
  • Reduce waste through recycling, reusing and composting
  • National Park entry fees
Big Heart Extras
  • Big Heart Adventures designed ioMerino hiking top
  • Big Heart Adventures designed head sock
  • Big Heart Adventures journal
  • Guided pre-departure training walks and or program (trip specific)
  • Discount card for pre-departure purchases at Exurbia
  • A charity contribution to our Give Back program


  • Comprehensive Travel Insurance
  • Meals and drinks not stated on itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature

Packing List

A detailed packing list is provided prior to travel

  • Gear you will need:
  • Rainproof jacket and pants
  • Daypack (35 litre approx.)
  • Water bottles/hydration kit (min 2Ltrs)
  • Personal medications
  • Clothing suitable for walking that is quick drying and breathable – consider merino/synthetic clothing
  • Sun protection such as hat, sunglasses and suncream, insect repellent
  • Sleeping attire


There are stairs, uneven surfaces and moving luggage to and from accommodation, plus walking bush and sandy trails on this trip.  Please talk to us about your accessibility needs before booking


  • Type: Challenge Trek Guided
  • Adventure: Walk The Yorke Adventure
  • Destination: Yorke Peninsula, South Australia
  • Traditional Country: Narungga
  • Group Size: Max 10 plus leaders

Fitness Requirement

  • A good level of fitness is required to walk the trails on this trip
  • You will be walking pack free (day packs only)
  • You will walk on a variety of surfaces including undulating trails, limestone, and soft sand
  • Our longest walking day is up to 21km and we walk 4 consecutive days on this adventure
  • Trail rating: Moderate

Important Information

  • *Eligible Past Traveller Discount applies if you’ve travelled with us on any of our guided tours which were 5 days duration or longer
  • Read terms and conditions before booking
  • Itinerary and price subject to change at any time
  • Travel Insurance is recommended. Get a quote from Covermore or Go Insurance
  • 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 tour
  • A limited number of single rooms are available on a first-come basis
  • Please contact us before booking any flights. Depending on flight arrival and departure times extra nights accommodation may be required at own expense
  • A minimum number of travellers are required for this trip to depart so ask someone to join you. If minimum numbers aren’t reached, we may decide to still go or we will provide a full refund
  • Training walks start 8 weeks prior to departure. We recommend you attend these walks to maximise your enjoyment and for the groups welfare when away
  • If this trip departs during Fire Ban Season – last minute changes to our itinerary or walking days may be required for safety reasons
  • Rooming is twin share
  • Private transport to and from Yorke Peninsula is included from Adelaide, with multiple pick up points available in transit between Adelaide and Marion Bay
  • Private transport in Yorke Peninsula plus daily trail transfers is included
  • If you have additional needs please connect with us, we’re committed to being inclusive and accessible

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.


“Lisa and Ian are wonderful guides and hosts that make the trip great fun and run smoothly”
Craig Johnston
Adelaide, South Australia
“This trip has so much – coastline, bush and so much more. Big Heart Adventures are excellent in their ability to show case a region which is so beautiful and remote yet close to your doorstep”
Andrea D
Adelaide, South Australia