The Yorke Peninsula provides almost 500km of walking trails to explore, with options ranging from 45-minute leg stretches to multi-day expeditions. With 19 designated campgrounds along with caravan sites and local accommodation options to choose from, you can select your preferred level of comfort along with the length of daily walks. Our favourite route is the 60km stretch from Marion Bay to Gleesons Landing, which takes around 5 days and combines beach-walking with trails that trace the lively coastline. This part of the trail also takes in the beautiful Dhilba Guuranda-Innes National Park where we recommend extending your stay and camping for a couple of nights. This way you can include a few of the local highlights: visit the ghost town of Inneston, climb up to the West Cape Lookout for views of Kangaroo Island, visit the Ethel shipwreck and chill out on some of the best beaches in the country such as Dolphin Bay and Shell Beach (according to us).
- Location: Port Wakefield / Moonta Bay, Yorke Peninsula
- Duration/Length: various multi-day options / 500km
- Accommodation/Facilities: Various types from campgrounds to hotels available along the route and regular facilities
- Difficulty: Easy/Hard (depending on length and section - many areas include undulating terrain)
- Travel time from Adelaide by car: 1.5 hours