Victor Harbor Heritage Trail - Heysen Trail Spur
  • Length: 6km

  • Duration: 2hrs

  • Grade: 1

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Unnamed Road, Encounter Bay

  • End: Unnamed Road, Encounter Bay

  • Closest Town:

  • Location: Fleurieu Peninsula

  • Distance from state capital: 88.9 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -35.591831021

  • Longitude: 138.599379994

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Victor Harbor Heritage Trail – Heysen Trail Spur, the Bluff is a 6km, grade 1 Return hike located in Fleurieu Peninsula South Australia. The hike should take approximately 2hrs to complete.

Summary

A dog and child friendly walk, explore the beaches and headlands between Petrel Cove and Kings Beach. Watch out for dolphins and whales off shore. Understand the landscape, geology and European and Aboriginal history through the interpretive signage along the trail.

Explore the Bluff by walking the 800m Rosetta Trail to the top of the Bluff.

Extend this walk by starting in central Victor Harbor, or Kent Reserve near central Victor Harbor, or walk further along the Heysen Trail to Waitpinga Cliffs.

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

Total distance: 6594 m
Max elevation: 101 m
Min elevation: -3 m
Total climbing: 187 m
Total descent: -163 m
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For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA