Sea to Summit Trail - Kingston Park Beach to Mt Lofty Summit
  • Length: 31km

  • Duration: 8hrs

  • Grade: 1

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 250 Burnham Rd, Kingston Park

  • End: Heysen Trail, Cleland

  • Location: Belair National Park

  • Closest Town:

  • Distance from CBD: 18.0 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -35.038440004

  • Longitude: 138.516239980

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Sea to Summit Trail – Kingston Park Beach to Mt Lofty Summit is a 31km, grade 1 One way hike located in Belair National Park South Australia. The hike should take approximately 8hrs to complete.

Summary

A unique trail from the beach at Kingston Park, near Brighton, to the summit of Mount Lofty – 32km with a total height gain of 1400 metres from sea to summit. The trail links existing walking tracks and a series of streets to create a challenging walk experience. Do it as a one day challenge, or split into a 2 day walk.

The trail is largely unmarked, but is a series of walking trails and roadside or reserve connections. An excellent map has been produced by the Friends of the Heysen Trail, Scout Outdoor Centre and Earth Adventure. There are trailhead signs at Kingston Beach. The map project was supported by funds from C Warren Bonython AO, Elfi Driscoll and Julian Monfries.

The Friends of the Heysen Trail conduct a walk along the trail every two years, often split into a single-day whole-trail event and second event split over two days.

A topographic trail map with track notes and photos at a scale of 1:25 000 has been produced. Purchase from:

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

Total distance: 33966 m
Max elevation: 724 m
Min elevation: 526 m
Total climbing: 216 m
Total descent: -97 m
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