South Australian walks
With so many trails to explore, walking in South Australia (SA) is one of the best ways to recharge mentally.
You can also experience the states diverse native wildlife, birdlife and flora. So get outside and fall in love with South Australian walking trails.
Where to walk
Many of South Australia’s trails are in nearby National Parks close to Adelaide’s CBD.
Others are throughout regional SA and provide diverse walking experiences. Regions from Flinders Ranges in the northern outback. Through to the Limestone Coast in the south for instance.
Types of trails
If you want a comfortable day walk, or the challenge of a multi-day trek, South Australia can provide.
It has easy to walk urban and coastal strolls within metropolitan Adelaide. These are a perfect introduction for beginners.
Then there are the longer hiking trails. Such as the 1200km Heysen Trail for experienced trekkers.
South Australian Walking Destinations
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What to expect
The full Heysen trail is a long distance hiking route covering 1200km. It starts in Cape Jervis on the Fleurieu Peninsula. Then extends north to Parachilna Gorge in the Flinders Ranges. It passes through Ngarrindjeri, Kaurna, Peramangk, Ngadjuri, Nukunu, Banggarla and Adnamathyna Country.
We offer opportunities to complete this trail over 2 years. Walking in small groups, each trail section is fully supported. Sections vary from day walks, multi-day hikes, and large sections experienced over 1 week.
Walking in South Australia with Big Heart Adventures
We specialise in small-group wellness walks, self-guiding treks and guided hiking tours. These will get you out and walking in SA.
Our tours give you the best South Australian walking experience because we include areas known only by locals. Also, to help sustain these areas and our footprint on them, we only provide 2 public departures per year for each tour.
If you have always wanted to bushwalk but lack the confidence to go it alone, then join us. Our walking leaders and guides care about your safety. All carry a group first-aid kit, emergency communications device, emergency documentation and equipment. Or if you are looking to challenge yourself we provide the means to reach your walking goals.