Outback roads

King Head to Waitpinga Beach

Overview

The walk from King Head to Waitpinga Beach within Newland Head Conservation Park is the spectacular highlight of the Heysen Trail. The focal point of this walk is again Waitpinga Cliffs. The trail follows along rolling hills and coastal scrub to the long Waitpinga Beach, a popular surfing and fishing spot. The walk includes panoramic views of Waitpinga Creek, Encounter Bay, the Pages in Backstairs Passage and Kangaroo Island.

This is a half day Grade 4 walk over 12 km.

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