Guided Waterfall Gully to Mount Lofty Hike from Adelaide

Adelaide Trip Overview

Follow winding hiking trails through the Australian countryside on this guided hike from Waterfall Gully to Mt Lofty Summit. Trek along the 2.5-mile (3.9-km) route at your pace, and pass tumbling waterfalls and shimmering streams. Along the way, admire the beautiful countryside for which Australia is famous and watch the treetops for sightings of sleepy koalas. At Mt Lofty’s high summit, enjoy rewarding views over the rugged terrain to coastal Glenelg and Port Adelaide. With return transport provided to/from the trail-head from Adelaide CBD.

This hike is graded as hard – it involves steep sections and uneven services and a good level of fitness and mobility is required.The total return walking distance is 7.8km.

Additional Info

Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Starts: Adelaide, Australia
Trip Category: Outdoor Activities >> Hiking & Camping



Explore Adelaide Promoted Experiences

What to Expect When Visiting Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Follow winding hiking trails through the Australian countryside on this guided hike from Waterfall Gully to Mt Lofty Summit. Trek along the 2.5-mile (3.9-km) route at your pace, and pass tumbling waterfalls and shimmering streams. Along the way, admire the beautiful countryside for which Australia is famous and watch the treetops for sightings of sleepy koalas. At Mt Lofty’s high summit, enjoy rewarding views over the rugged terrain to coastal Glenelg and Port Adelaide. With return transport provided to/from the trail-head from Adelaide CBD.

This hike is graded as hard – it involves steep sections and uneven services and a good level of fitness and mobility is required.The total return walking distance is 7.8km.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Waterfall Gully Road Cleland Conservation Park, Adelaide, South Australia Australia

Following a morning pickup at your Adelaide hotel, take the scenic drive out of the city toward Waterfall Gully — the trailhead of Adelaide’s most popular hike. On arrival, watch the spectacular First Falls sparkling in the morning sunshine then set off at your own pace.

During your hike, follow the 2.5-mile (3.9-km) trail past cascading waterfalls and along winding streams, and admire panoramic views from the tall gully ridges. Stop along the way to admire the beautiful scenery and fully immerse yourself in the natural environment.

Listen as native birds chirp in the trees and enjoy the scent of eucalyptus trees on the air. As you explore, keep an eye out for sleepy koalas high in the gum trees and kangaroos grazing in the bush.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Mount Lofty Summit Road, Crafers, South Australia 5152 Australia

At the summit of Mt Lofty, take in panoramic views of the city buildings, parklands and the iconic Adelaide Oval below. Be sure to look out across the plains to the coastal town of Glenelg and the far reaches of Port Adelaide. On a clear day, you may even see Kangaroo Island!

Perhaps relax and enjoy coffee or brunch at The Summit Café (own expense). Then, head back down to Waterfall Gully and meet your pureSA driver for the return to your Adelaide hotel.

Duration: 2 hours



Compare Adelaide Similar Experiences