• Spectacular yet quiet coastal village famous as the start of the Heysen Trail
  • 108 kilometres south of Adelaide, population 295
  • Starting point for ferry services to Kangaroo Island and amazing deep water fishing


  • Enjoying the fabulous fishing on a charter tour of the Backstairs Passage
  • Stretching the legs on a four day hike to Victor Harbor along the internationally renown Heysen Trail


This peaceful and charming town situated on the majestic cliffs of the cape bearing the town's name is not just the departing point for Kangaroo Island, but a lovely relaxed destination in its own right. Situated on the doorstep of Deep Creek Conservation Park, the town is the starting point for the world famous 1200 kilometre long Heysen Trail, one of the world's most spectacular and diverse long distance hikes. Surrounded by dramatic coastline, the town and surrounds offer a host of great surfing, diving and fishing spots as well as excellent sea kayaking and other sea based activities.


  • Wandering through the delightful trails of nearby Talisker Conservation Park
  • Family picnics at pretty Second Valley Forest Reserve


  • Beachcombing along nearby Fisheries Beach and viewing the remains of an old whaling station
  • Exploring the rugged and spectacular cliffs and magnificent views of the Southern Ocean on a walk through Deep Creek Conservation Park
  • Visiting nearby Rapid Bay and experiencing its beautiful coastline and hinterland, its great fishing and splendid wildlife 



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