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Onkaparinga Gorge Trek is a 21km, grade 5 One way hike located in Onkaparinga River National Park and Recreation Park South Australia. The hike should take approximately 2 days to complete.
Experienced bushwalkers can trek the length of Onkaparinga Gorge in the summer months.
Discover a sense of remoteness as you trek between commanding cliffs, tranquil waterholes and enduring river red gums.
This is a difficult hike, which requires navigation and route choice, including selecting routes around obstacles, water pools and cliffs. Some sections of this route are non-existent as a trail. During winter and after rainfall events, the unmarked route is not accessible.
Contact the Belair National Park Office on (08) 8278 5477 for seasonal information and to lodge a Trip Intentions form.
Alternative shorter hikes in Onkaparinga Gorge include:
GPX file courtesy of Walking SA. File may not contain elevation data and may only represent half the length on return hikes.
Max elevation: 133 m
Min elevation: 4 m
Total climbing: 492 m
Total descent: -591 m
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For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA