Hike Adelaide's southern beaches and hills: discover the Willunga Basin Trail

Summary of what we provide and why you should contact us

Membership

Willunga Basin Trail Inc became incorporated in 2016 to build a walking trail to:

  • expand walking opportunities for locals and visitors
  • promote the Willunga Basin with its combination of seascapes, agricultural landscape, rolling hills and historic townships
  • define the Willunga Basin in geographic and geological terms as an important strategy for its long-term preservation
  • preserve and enhance the natural areas through which the trail passes

Willunga Basin Trail Inc relies on the generosity and support of members and supporters to maintain the trail as a world class bush walking trail and protect it and its surroundings as a precious community resource for future generations.

Members are able to walk with the walking group and are kept up to date with the program. They can be involved with trail maintenance and relevant training.

Membership is per financial year and costs $25 for an individual and $40 for a family pa [$15 /$24 after the 1/1]

To join:

  1. please pay to BSB 633 000 and account Willunga Basin Trail 157084963 with name in reference box and
  2.  Either download form and email to address on form OR submit web form at the bottom of page
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Willunga Basin Trail Inc relies on the generosity and support of members and supporters to maintain the trail as a world class bush walking trail and protect it and its surroundings as a precious community resource for future generations.

Members are able to walk with the walking group and are kept up to date with the program. They can be involved with trail maintenance and relevant training.

Membership is per financial year and costs $25 for an individual and $40 for a family pa [$15 /$24 after the 1/1]

To join:

  1. please pay to BSB 633 000 and account Willunga Basin Trail 157084963 with name in reference box and
  2.  Either download form and email to address on form OR submit web form at the bottom of page

Or submit the form below

Membership Application Form
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Trail Sections

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SECTION 1

Willunga to Louds Hill Rd

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SECTION 2

Louds Hill Rd to Sellicks Esplanade

SECTION 3

Sellicks Esplanade to Hart Rd Wetlands

SECTION 4

Hart Rd Wetlands to Gulf Pde, Maslin Beach

SECTION 5

Gulf Pde, Maslin Beach to McLaren Vale Visitor Centre

SECTION 6

McLaren Vale Visitor Centre to Gate 20 Onkaparinga River National Park

SECTION 7

Gate 20 Onkaparinga River National Park to Kangarilla

SECTION 8

Kangarilla to Wickham Hill & Toops Hill Roads

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SECTION 9

Wickham Hill & Toops Hill Roads to Edwards & Hamilton URRs

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SECTION 10

Edwards & Hamilton URRs to Willunga

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SECTION 11

Gate 20 Onkaparinga River National Park to Edwards & Hamilton URRs

SECTION 3

Sellicks Esplanade to Hart Rd Wetlands

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Useful Resources

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Local Weather

When planning a walk please check local weather conditions to ensure a safe and comfortable experience

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Fire Danger Ratings

The Trail is closed when the Fire Danger rating is Extreme or Catastrophic. These are Total Fire Ban Days; most likely to occur between the first of November and April. The Trail is in District 2 Mt. Lofty Ranges

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Tides Information

When planning to walk along the beach (Section, 3,4 & 5) it is important to check predicted height and timing of the local tides to ensure access to the beach

Become A Volunteer

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Volunteers have built the Trail by participating in regular work sessions to clear vegetation, plant trees, install signs, benching the track surface. Find out more about the building and the history of the trail

If the idea of getting out on the trail, with a lively bunch of friends to maintain the Trail and develop new loops and connections, appeals to you, then join WBT Inc

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Plan a Visit in Willunga Basin

The Willunga Basin is an easy 40-minute drive from Adelaide along the Southern Expressway. Hire cars are available in locations throughout Adelaide, including the Adelaide Airport (International, Domestic & Regional)Adelaide Airport.

Regular rail services from Adelaide to Seaford Railway station and the Trail is just 2.1 km  away in SECTION 5. Regular bus services between the southern Adelaide metropolitan area (Noarlunga and Seaford) and the local towns, or from Seaford Railway station Adelaide Metro.

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