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Walking Trails

The walking trail is a total distance of 6.3kms, along the coastline, from the town jetty to Pitts Cutting - south of the township.

 

The trails provide walking, cycling and disbaled access to our coastal reserves, with rest areas and lookout points along the way.  Along the walking trail is adult gym equipment that can be used inconjunction with your walk.

 

Stage 1 (Approximately 2.3km return) Wheelchair

The trail links the Foreshore Caravan Park and the town Cemetery.

 

This walk offers great views of the Gulf St Vincent, the Adelaide Hills and Gile Point jetty and silos.  The ore carrier the "Äccolade II" can be seen daily sailing from Adelaide Brighton Cements Kleins Point Quarry.

 

From the beach walk, Pelicans, Black Swans and many other water birds can be seen wading in the shallows.  Interpretive signage of the many different bird species is situated along the trail.

 

The native vegetation in this area was destroyed by fire in 1994 and has been re-established with natural germination, and some replanting by the Stansbury Tidy Towns Group.

 

Stage 2 (Approximately 2.0 kms return) Wheelchair

From the town jetty, a paved pathway promenades along the foreshore through the Stansbury Seaside Market sites and children's playground to the Foreshore Caravan Park.   The adult gym equipment is located along this section of the walking trail.

 

Dolphins can often be seen gracing the shallow waters of the bay in the early morning and late afternoon.

 

Stage 3 (Approximately 2.0 kms return)

This walk can be taken via the beach or or the cliff top trail as an extension to stage one.  The trail commences at the turning point of stage one to the rear of the cemetery.

 

Appreciate the elevated coastal views from many vantage points along the cliff top and enjoy low scrub with it's diversity of nature, grasses and bird life.


 

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