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Heysen Trail: Cape Jervis to Cobbler Hill

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Cape Jervis, South Australia, Australia

Heysen Trail: Cape Jervis to Cobbler Hill is a 8.8 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Cape Jervis, South Australia, Australia that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until October.

Distance: 8.8 miles Elevation Gain: 1,830 feet Route Type: Point to Point



nature trips


bird watching



Section 1 of the Heysen Trail: Cape Jervis to Cobbler Hill View the entire Heysen Trail here: The trail stretches for 1200 km from Cape Jervis to Parachilna in Flinders Ranges. The first walk begins at Cape Jervis and follows the coastline to Blowhole Beach. The trail has spectacular coastal views and on a clear day one can see as far as Kangaroo Island. From Blowhole Beach the trail is ascending inland to Cobbler Hill campsite.

2 months ago

Really pretty, steep at the end but a nice gradual climb.

9 months ago

We did this with 4 small kids on the weekend. Was beautiful. The uphill at the end was hard though. Watch out for ants just before Cobbler Hill.

This is the first section 'SECTION 1' of the Heysen Trail. Starting at the Cape Jervis trailhead, this spectacular section treks along a sandy coastal track and exposed undulating coastal hills and with breath taking coves and rugged coastline providing spectacular views over Backstairs Passage to Kangaroo Island. Sightings of seals and dolphins are not uncommon. At Blowhole Beach the trail enters Deep Creek Conservation Park to begin the long but rewarding climb through native bushland to the well maintained Cobbler Hill camp ground.

Fri Sep 28 2018

Beautiful trail and a perfect opening to the Heysen trail. Verry well maintained and indicated, with perfect little steps to get over the fences. Not a lot of shade initially but the final climb has a nice amount of trees for a little sun protection.

8 months ago

Thu Feb 14 2019

Sun Jan 14 2018