Book now to hike the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail

Book now to hike the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail

Be one of the first to expe­ri­ence the spec­tac­u­lar coast­line of south-west Kan­ga­roo Island by foot.

If you’re feel­ing an urge to escape the dai­ly grind and immerse your­self in nature, you’re in luck – book­ings are now open for South Australia’s newest mul­ti-day walk.

The first walks on the five day/​four night world-class Kan­ga­roo Island Wilder­ness Trail will kick off on 1 Octo­ber this year – just in time for the SA school hol­i­days and the Octo­ber long weekend.

The trail winds through some of the most rugged, remote and spec­tac­u­lar coast­lines in SA. The 66-kilo­me­tre walk is locat­ed in the south-west of Kan­ga­roo Island, pre­dom­i­nant­ly with­in Flinders Chase Nation­al Park.

This part of the island is renowned for its rare and diverse wildlife, pris­tine bush­land, inspir­ing geo­log­i­cal for­ma­tions and sweep­ing coastal views.

It also fea­tures icon­ic land­marks such as the world-famous Remark­able Rocks and Admi­rals Arch. 

Ini­tial­ly it’s aimed at self-guid­ed hik­ers who are hap­py to car­ry every­thing they need for the trip and stay overnight at the campgrounds.

In time, it’s expect­ed that com­mer­cial tour oper­a­tors will pro­vide a range of offer­ings on and off the trail, from basic back­pack­er tours to gourmet food and wine and lux­u­ry overnight accommodation.

Walk­ers can choose to walk the full five days, or opt to walk one or two days on the trail.

Book­ings can now be made online for Octo­ber onwards, for up to two years in advance.

This con­tent was pro­duced in part­ner­ship with  Good Living