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Enjoy a walk from Waitpinga Campground out to the cliffs of Waitpinga. The loop hike is easy to follow along some of the Heysen Trail, before returning inland via a fire track and a short section of the Ridgeway Hill Walking Trail.
Extend the hike to the more spectacular viewing points of the cliffs by walking on the Waitpinga Cliffs to Kings Beach hike.
GPX file courtesy of Walking SA. File may not contain elevation data and may only represent half the length on return hikes.
About the region
Located on the southern coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, Newland Head Conservation Park is a popular destination for surfing and fishing. The park protects two long beaches, Waitpinga and Parsons, as well as rocky headlands and surrounding coastal vegetation. Follow the walking trails along the rolling hills and rugged cliffs which provide panoramic views of the Waitpinga Creek, Encounter Bay, the Pages in Backstairs Passage and Kangaroo Island.
Max elevation: 137 m
Min elevation: 45 m
Total climbing: 179 m
Total descent: -223 m
For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA