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

  • Location: Fleurieu Peninsula

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  • Distance from CBD: 88.9 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -35.59183102

  • Longitude: 138.59938

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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.

Hike 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.

About the region

Located forty minutes South of Adelaide, the Fleurieu Peninsula offers some of South Australia's finest coastal, scenic and culinary experiences. Spend quality time in nature’s playground discovering charming towns including Victor Harbor, Willunga, Normanville, Goolwa, Yankalilla and Rapid Bay. The region is home to the internationally renowned McLaren Vale - the home of sustainable wine production, world-renowned labels and unparalleled gastronomic experiences. Sip Mclaren Vale's renowned wine in a giant rubik's cube or head Down The Rabbit Hole for a tasting in a double-decker bus, or embark on the ultimate foodie adventure along the Epicurean Way road trip.

GPX File

Total distance: 6594 m
Max elevation: 101 m
Min elevation: -3 m
Total climbing: 189 m
Total descent: -165 m
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