Walk to Cape Borda

A highlight of a Kangaroo Island visit by the more adventurous traveller is the hike down the Ravine to Casoars to its western outlet.

Heading to the mouth of the ravine

But the Kangaroo Island Walking Club is not content to finish too soon. This A-grade walk had us climbing up the ravine’s steep sides to continue for another 5 hours north along the coast to Cape Borda lighthouse.

View from the top of the climb


Walking was difficult over the loose and pock-marked limestone but boy was it worth it for the views


and the many tiny flowers on the windswept heath.

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The first (welcome) sight of the lighthouse appeared beyond remaining signs of the fires of 2007 and abundant regrowth


and soon we were there.


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