Here are some suggested short walks

Walk the Yorke Coobowie to Edithburgh
Level of difficulty – easy. Sealed trail accessible for mobility-impaired.
Distance: 6 km one way (allow 1.5 hours)

The trail is suitable for walking or cycling, and meanders through natural bushland along the rugged coastline between Coobowie and Edithburgh. Stop at the Coobowie bird hide and see if you can spot the birds feeding in the Estuary – a haven for many Australian and migratory birds, including international shorebirds. Bird identification brochures are available at the Coobowie caravan park. Magnificent views of the coastline provide many photographic opportunities.

Port Clinton to Price
Level of difficulty – easy. Compacted gravel trail.
Distance: 7.8 km one way (allow 2 hours)

The trail follows the majestic red cliff tops with views over Gulf St Vincent and mangrove forest, a significant site for shorebird conservation. The trail winds between coastal scrub and farmland before descending onto the flat behind the mangroves, where you may see wombats and their burrows. The trail then meanders alongside the Samphire salt marshes into Price, where some of the finest quality salt is produced.

Innes wild-flowersDhilba Guuranda-Innes National Park – Gym Beach Hike
Level of difficulty – moderate. Natural surface trail.
Distance: 5.5 km one way (allow 2 hours). 
Walkers are exempt from National Park permit fees. If taking a vehicle, fees apply.

This coastal walking trail connects Browns Beach and Gym Beach, and provides glimpses of the unique flora and fauna to be found in the National Park. As you hike through the high sand dune areas, you will see a variety of birdlife as the park is home to over 140 species of birds including the rare Osprey, Mallee Fowl and endangered Hooded Plover.

Port Vincent – Northern Walking Trail
Level of difficulty – easy-moderate. Natural surface and compacted gravel trail.
Distance: 2.5 km one way (allow 45 minutes)

Start from the jetty in the centre of town and follow the trail north along the paved Port Vincent foreshore up to the gully steps on the clifftop. At the town lookout you can see the large granite boulders on the shoreline, known as The Erratics. These were deposited by glaciers during the last ice age.

The walk continues along the clifftop, through native vegetation, to the Port Vincent Golf Course. Follow the walk past the club house and up the hill, where you will be rewarded with magnificent views up and down the coast.

Stansbury Coastal Walking Trail
Level of difficulty: easy
Distance: 1.2 km one way

This walk offers great views across Gulf St Vincent to the Adelaide Hills. The wheelchair accessible trail from the town jetty travels along the foreshore past the caravan park to the town cemetery.

Black swans, pelicans and many other water birds can be seen wading in the shallows as the trail meanders along the beach. There are a number of interpretive signs situated along the trail with information about the many different species of birds.

Looking south, the "Accolade II" can be seen sailing each day, carrying ore from Kleins Point Quarry for Adelaide Brighton Cement. The Port Giles jetty and silos also come into view. 

Visitor Information

Yorke Peninsula Council acknowledges the Narungga (traditionally spelled Nharangga) people, the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Yorke Peninsula and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.
Yorke Peninsula Visitor Information
8 Elizabeth Street, Maitland, South Australia 5573
T: 1800 202 445   E:


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