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Sundews Ridge and Onkaparinga River Loop is a 3.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near McLaren Flat, South Australia, Australia that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and nature trips.

Length 3.6 mi Elevation gain 826 ft Route type Loop

Kid friendly

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Running

River

Views

Wildlife

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Reviews (14)
Photos (23)
Recordings (10)
Completed (16)
MR R
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Hiking

Did this walk after some winter rain, when the river was up. The gorge is looking great, and its a fine walk. As the water was up, parts of the river were over trail sections, meaning it was slow going and there was a requirement to scramble across steep rock faces along areas of the gorge if you were not to get pretty wet. Not for faint hearted, the more elderly or those without reasonable fitness when it is wet - and you should leave enough time (say 2.5hr) for those slower climb across patches if there are wet conditions with the raised river.

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Deb Chapman
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Robbie Constantine
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Ally Sinclair
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Beautiful hike if you’re up for a smidge of rock scrambling. Definitely felt lost a majority of the walk but that makes it feel more like an adventure. The uphill at the end is not for the faint hearted.

Bozena Ossowski
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HikingOver grownRocky

A challenging trail. I took my 6 & 10 years old kids and they loved it although they kept asking me if I was sure we were still on the track as there was no path just rocks, bushes and long grass. I did worry a bit if the 6 years old would be able to make it back up to the car park but she was fine. I’m wondering what it will be like after winter rains...

Dean O'Keefe
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Hiking

Good walk. The trial gets a little rough along the river. But the rock hopping is fun.

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Cait Duncan
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Not easy, river section not well marked. Very steep return

laura Waters
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Ethan Tan
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C H.
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C H.
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William Fawcett
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Max Atkinson
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Sarah Marquis
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