Lorikeet Circuit
  • Length: 3km

  • Duration: 1.5hrs

  • Grade: 1

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: The Valley Dr, Belair

  • End: The Valley Dr, Belair

  • Closest Town:

  • Location: Belair National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 13.0 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -35.010187458

  • Longitude: 138.647142006

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Lorikeet Circuit is a 3km, grade 1 Circuit hike located in Belair National Park South Australia. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.

Summary

Wind your way past Old Government House and the State Flora Nursery, then stop for a rest at the Adventure Playground.

This gently sloping trail features natural and heritage sites. It passes majestic old red gums and blue gums, as well as endangered ecosystem of grey box woodland.

Find a quite spot along the trail to stand or sit quietly and watch some of Belair’s most beautiful birds. Nectar-feeding birds are attracted here almost all-year-round by various blossoming gums. The noisiest and most colourful species are lorikeets and rosellas. Wildflowers are prominent in spring in the bushland along Workanda Creek.

The wide gravelled surface is suitable for most abilities, and for strollers. There are numerous flat rocks scattered along the trail for suitable as seating rest spots.

Getting there

  • the park Information Office at the main park entry
  • Government Farm 2 picnic area
  • Pines 2 picnic area
  • Old Government House
  • Adventure Playground

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

Total distance: 3374 m
Max elevation: 0 m
Min elevation: 0 m
Total climbing: 0 m
Total descent: 0 m
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For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA