One of Australia’s great walks

Nature's secrets are waiting to be discovered at every step of the five-day trek, with the trail weaving its way through the most botanically unique area in all of South Australia before reaching the rugged, remote and spectacular coastline of the Southern Ocean.

The unimaginable beauty of this part of the world has to be seen to be believed. Come and discover the magic for yourself.

Fire Recovery Experience

This once-in-a-lifetime experience allows walkers to see the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail environment as it’s never been seen before.

The Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail suffered significant damage in the bushfires that devastated communities in the summer of 2019–20. In the first steps of recovery, a modified Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail has reopened for walkers hosted by our licensed tour operators.

Witness the landscape ‘unmasked’ and experience the beauty of regenerating plants, easier wildlife spotting and vistas that pre-fire vegetation never allowed.

For more information contact National Parks and Wildlife Service South Australia – Kangaroo Island on 0428 111 792 or email

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    Location South-west Kangaroo Island

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    Distance / Time 61km / 5 Days

  • Symbol of a person walkingClass 4 Hike Bushwalking experience recommended

  • Symbol of a calendarBest time to go March until November