Deep Creek Cove from Tapanappa Lookout
  • Length: 3.2km

  • Duration: 2hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Heysen Trail, Deep Creek

  • End: Heysen Trail, Deep Creek

  • Closest Town:

  • Location: Deep Creek Conservation Park

  • Distance from state capital: 106 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -35.643936032

  • Longitude: 138.248627018

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Deep Creek Cove from Tapanappa Lookout is a 3.2km, grade 4 Return hike located in Deep Creek Conservation Park South Australia. The hike should take approximately 2hrs to complete.


Hike to a secluded cove where Deep Creek meets the ocean. Enjoy views of the ocean and Tunk Head as you descend. The end of the hike into the cove is very steep and some rock scrambling is required.

The trail starts from the car park at Tapanappa Lookout, at the end of the road.

GPX file courtesy of Walking SA. File may not contain elevation data and may only represent half the length on return hikes.

Total distance: 1675 m
Max elevation: 207 m
Min elevation: 3 m
Total climbing: 89 m
Total descent: -293 m


For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA