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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.
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.
About the region
Boating, fishing, beachcombing, swimming, bird watching, whale watching and nature walks are all popular activities in this park. A variety of designated campgrounds in the park offer easy access to the beaches, bays and walking trails. Lincoln National Park overlooks Boston Bay, the largest natural harbour in Australia, with granite headlands, sheltered bays and scenic offshore islands. On the southern side of the park are the massive, wind-sculpted sand dunes of the Sleaford-Wanna dune system and the pounding surf of the Southern Ocean.
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For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA