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Good beaches, go to the sugarloaf. Good history of ancient rocks. I took photos and skimmed rocks... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Greater Adelaide, Australia
A magical ancient place on our doorstep

Hallett Cove Conservation Park is an inspirational, amazing, magical place, where the rocks and... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Berenice N
Greater Adelaide, Australia
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Heron Way, Hallett Cove, Marion, South Australia 5158, Australia
+61 8 8278 5477
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Good beaches, go to the sugarloaf. Good history of ancient rocks. I took photos and skimmed rocks, it was fun.

Thank jeffy40844
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Hallett Cove Conservation Park is an inspirational, amazing, magical place, where the rocks and features are millions of years old. The Cove, cut out by an ancient glacier holds so many historical features that it is worth many visits. My absolutely favourite breathtaking formation is...More

2  Thank Berenice N
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Walk the Glacier Trail too make the most of the area. Reasonably well sign posted along the trail to explain the geology. Several good viewing areas to take in The Amphitheater & Sugarloaf. Trail connects to the Marion Coastal Walking Trail. Coastline can be accessed...More

1  Thank Karl M
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

I came to visit with my extended family age ranging from 82 to 18. The view offered by the mineral deposits against a clear blue sky and emerald sea was picturesque. The length of the boardwalk was too much for my 82yo mom and luckily...More

1  Thank bunnynabil
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Great place to find fossils. Easy to walk walking trails though there are steps. Often used for fitnes groups.

1  Thank Cheryl J
Reviewed 2 February 2018

This reserve is well kept by volunteers and offers many amazing walks of all difficulty levels. Very close to Adelaide and steeped in history. The age of rocks in the area is 500 plus million years old. A must for walkers, geologists or just an...More

1  Thank Philip B
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

As someone with a keen interest in geology a visit here while in the area was essential. The walkways have been tastefully and environmentally maintained and give easy walking access (not suitable for wheelchairs) to the park. Park employees and volunteers were busy removing unwanted...More

1  Thank Bartonbears
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Beautiful walking trails and boardwalks. The views are magnificent especially in summer at sunset. A nice fitness activity is had walking the boardwalks. A great place to take foreign visitors. Often dolphins and seals can be seen here. I've even seen a whale once.

Thank Laney T
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

The walking trails along cliff top gives excellent views of the coastline. The evening sun shine on the sugar loaf is beautiful. We walked up the first lookout along glacier hike and observed the big scratches on the rock which is so amazing. Later we...More

1  Thank Lay Kim S
Reviewed 28 December 2017

This place is a beautiful piece of nature located on the Adelaide sea shore, just couple of minutes from the CBD. If offers a few short trails with incredible views of sea and rocks, always with the fresh ocean breeze. Don't forget to stop at...More

1  Thank Radek M
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