Rosetta Trail, the Bluff

Walking Trail Facts
Distance
0.8 km circuit
Duration
1 hour
Difficulty
Moderate
Terrain
Steep
Region
Fleurieu Peninsula
Download maps & GPS files
  1. 1 map PDF
  2. 2 GPS files
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Photos
5 photos
Travel options
  1. Car
Travel time from Adelaide
1-2 hours
Rosetta Trail, the Bluff

About the Walking Trail

Map of hikes & walking trails in Newland Head Conservation Park and along the Heysen Trail to Victor Harbor

Download printable maps: PDF file | Image

Explore the Bluff by walking the 800m Rosetta Trail to the top of the Bluff.

Extend this walk by starting in central Victor Harbor, or Kent Reserve near central Victor Harbor, or walk further along the Heysen Trail to Waitpinga Cliffs.

  • Petrel Cove to Kings Beach (to the Heysen Trail): 1.7km one-way, allow 1 hour one-way. 1 metre wide compacted gravel path with interpretive signage, dogs permitted on leads
  • Petrel Cove carpark to the summit of the Bluff (Rosetta Trail): 800m return, 60m ascent, allow 45mins return
  • Petrol Cove carpark to Whalers Inn: 1.1km
  • Whalers Inn to Kent Reserve trailhead: 3.0km, 2 metre wide bitumen path following the beach into Victor Harbor
  • Continue walking west along the Heysen Trail to the Waitpinga Cliffs

Downloads

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Photos

Walk Contributor

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