Investigator Circuit
  • Length: 89km

  • Duration: 4 days

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Tulka-Sleaford Track, Sleaford

  • End: Tulka-Sleaford Track, Sleaford

  • Closest Town:

  • Location: Lincoln National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 660 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -34.812676000

  • Longitude: 135.784268000

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Easy Access

Steep Road

Winding Road

Vehicle Ford

Speed Bumps

2WD Vehicle

4WD Vehicle

Entry Fee

Ample Parking

Accessible Parking

Wheelchair Toilet

Toilet Facilities

Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Fire Pit

Trail Features

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

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Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

No Defined Trail

Manual Wheelchair

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Prams and Strollers

Bike Friendly

Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

Bush Bashing

Exposed Ledges

Trail Markers

Drinking Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Dog Friendly

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Investigator Circuit is a 89km, grade 2 Circuit hike located in Lincoln National Park South Australia. The hike should take approximately 4 days to complete.


The Investigator Trail is a long-distance walking trail, made up a of a series of shorter connected trails. Do the whole trail as day walks (with a car shuffle), trek the whole trail and camp along the way, or walk selected day walk sections. The walking takes in magnificent coastal scenery including sheltered bays, offshore islands, mobile sand dunes and beautiful beaches. The trail is generally easy walking through coastal heath, mallee and along beaches.

Water supply is not guaranteed during summer months. The trail is clearly defined and marked.

Begin at the park entrance, or any of the campsites or access spots along the circuit.

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Extend the walk a further 26km to the north outside the park, following the Parnkalla Trail via Tulka into Port Lincoln or on to North Shields.

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

Total distance: 89749 m
Max elevation: 0 m
Min elevation: 0 m
Total climbing: 0 m
Total descent: 0 m


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


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