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With interpretive signs along the trail, learn about the life of the early settlers at Rocky River and the formation of the park as South Australia's second national park as an island sanctuary for threatened species. The walk skirts around the edge of Black Swamp and passes two heritage buildings - Mays Homestead and Postmans Cottage. A great walk for viewing koalas and other wildlife. The trail includes the Walking Trail Information Shelter overlooking Black Swamp.
The walk is easy and generally shady and can be enjoyed by all.
The hike can be accessed from the main walking trails trailhead at Flinders Chase Visitor Centre.
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
Flinders Chase National Park is a protected area in the Australian state of South Australia located at the west end of Kangaroo Island about 177 kilometres west-south west of the state capital of Adelaide and 110 kilometres west of the municipal seat of Kingscote.
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For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA