Three Falls Grand Circuit
  • Length: 7.3km

  • Duration: 3.5hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Yurebilla Trail, Woodforde

  • End: Yurebilla Trail, Woodforde

  • Location: Morialta Conservation Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 13.4 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -34.90227289

  • Longitude: 138.7070771

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Three Falls Grand Circuit is a 7.3km, grade 3 circuit hike, located in Morialta Conservation Park, South Australia. The hike should take approximately 3.5hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

A hike that visits all three of the waterfalls in Morialta Conservation Park. The hike skirts around the edge of the gorge with views of the cliffs, and continues up Fourth Creek past First Falls, Second Falls (with a short detour) and Third Falls. Views back over the Morialta gorge and the Plains.

The hike begins from the top carpark, or you can commence from the lower carpark on Stradbroke Road and walk along the Fourth Creek Walk to the top carpark.

The hike is accessible by Adelaide Metro bus, from bus stop 27 on Stradbroke Road, by bus routes H30S and H33.

About the region

Enjoy the rugged ridges, gully scenery and seasonal waterfalls that make up Morialta Conservation Park. The three waterfalls along Fourth Creek are popular features of the park and are linked by an extensive network of walking trails. The views from the rock climbing zone also provide opportunities to admire Morialta Gorge and the nearby Adelaide plains.

The first two falls are the grandest, each cascading over sheer quartzite cliffs after rain. To see the falls at their best, visit the park during spring or winter when the water flow is strongest. For wildlife lovers, the park's rock pools and creeks provide habitat for small reptiles, frogs and birds. Watch out for honeyeaters and thornbills among the woodlands that cover the hills.

Getting there

The hike is accessible by Adelaide Metro bus, from bus stop 27 on Stradbroke Road, by bus routes H30S and H33.

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

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For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA

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