Trail Facts

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AccessFrom Adelaide, South Australia (90 minutes)
From Kangaroo Island Ferry (5 minutes)
DeparturesEach Monday between 1 April – 30 September
DurationSouthern Ocean Walk 4 days – 3 nights
Deep Creek Highlights 3 days – 2 nights
Group SizeMaximum 8 people
DistanceSouthern Ocean Walk 49 kms
Deep Creek Highlights 36 kms
GradeModerate (with some easy and some hard sections)


The following elevation graphs provide an insight into the gradient of the trail for each day.  Times indicated include stops for morning tea, lunch and interpretation of the landscape.


Day 1 - Cape Jervis to Cobbler Hill

Approximate time and distance: 5hrs, 13kms


Day 2 - Cobbler Hill to Tapanappa Ridge

Approximate time and distance: 5½ hrs, 13kms


Day 3 - Tapanappa Ridge to Tunkalilla Beach

Approximate time and distance: 4½ hrs, 9kms


Day 4 - Parsons Lookout to King Beach

Approximate time and distance: 5½ hrs, 14kms

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