Onkaparinga Gorge and Sundews Ridge
  • Length: 5km

  • Duration: 2hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Sundew Track, Blewitt Springs

  • End: Sundew Track, Blewitt Springs

  • Location: Onkaparinga River National Park and Recreation Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 30.6 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -35.154281845

  • Longitude: 138.578986488

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Onkaparinga Gorge and Sundews Ridge is a 5km, grade 3 Circuit hike located in Onkaparinga River National Park and Recreation Park South Australia. The hike should take approximately 2hrs to complete.

Summary

5km loop walking trail.

Take a short hike to view the rocky outcrops and meandering river of the Onkaparinga Gorge from the Sundews Lookout. Continue your walk along the ridge top, returning to the car park without descending to the river.

This walk is one of the walks that appear in the book 12 More Walks in the Onkaparinga River National and Recreation Park.

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

Total distance: 3440 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

 

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