Are you looking for ways to support the Kangaroo Island community after the devastating January bushfires? Head to the island and enjoy one of the many walks that are confirmed as still open! From the pleasant 1km Beyeria Walk to the 4km Ironstone Hill Hike and 4km Fish Cannery Walking Trail, there are plenty of options to explore the island on foot.
Check out the full list below.
List created 5th February 2020. We’ll be updating the list as walking trails re-open.
Update December 2021: The new accessible Remarkable Rocks boardwalk in Flinders Chase National Park has now been opened after the previous structure was destroyed in the 2019-2020 summer bushfires.
13 Walks and Trails unaffected by the 2020 Kangaroo Island Bushfires
From Penneshaw: Ironstone Hill Hike, Baudin Conservation Park
4.2km, 1.5 hours return
Follow the start of the original bullock track to Cape Willoughby Lighthouse, with spectacular views across Backstairs Passage to the Fleurieu Peninsula.
In Penneshaw: Kangaroo Island Sculpture Trail
1.5km, 30 min loop
Wander along the Kangaroo Island Sculpture Trail through the stunning trail built in a remarkable natural environment, located in the heart of the coastal village of Penneshaw. Explore the many surprises, scenic lookouts, ancient vegetation and the stunning ravine walls. Look for the ancient ghost tree, the resident kangaroos and wallabies, or just pause and reflect on one of the beautiful seats crafted from reclaimed timber from the Penneshaw jetty. The trail is an easy 5 minute walk from the ferry terminal at Penneshaw. The new trail was opened in 2018.