Foul Bay To Marion Bay

Distance: 25.3km (6 hours 20 minutes)

One of the most rewarding – but challenging – sections of the Walk The Yorke trail, from Foul Bay to Marion Bay it is a total of 25.3km in length, expected to take approximately 6 hours 20 minutes.

There are plenty of photo opportunities throughout this section of Walk The Yorke, so don’t forget your camera!  The 2 trails that make up this section are:

  • Foul Bay to Kangaroo Island lookout 5.6km (1 hour 24 minutes)
  • Kangaroo Island lookout to Marion Bay 19.7km (4 hours 56 minutes)

Leaving Foul Bay as a shared walking & cycling trail, the trail heads south-west towards Point Yorke.  A must-stop spot for this section of Walk The Yorke is the Kangaroo Island Lookout, which offers views across Investigator Strait to Kangaroo Island. 

After Point Yorke, cyclists continue down the South Coast Highway to Marion Bay, whilst walkers follow the marked walking trail and beach walks along the coastline.

The Meehan Hill Lookout is another lookout worth a stop – and a photo - walkers will go past this area, while cyclists can choose to detour towards the coast to this lookout, before re-joining the cycling trail.

The trail for walkers continues towards Marion Bay as a beach walk, with picturesque scenery and challenging treks – including rock-hopping and dune climbs.

Walkers & cyclists join up on the shared trail just before Marion Bay, and follow Walk The Yorke signage into the small coastal township.

To help plan your walk, download the Foul Bay to Marion Bay map.

Continue on to the next section of Walk The Yorke – Marion Bay to Gleesons Landing, or view the other trails on Yorke Peninsula.

All distances are one-way, as Walk The Yorke is a continuous linear trail covering more than 500kms.

Don't forget to share your photos of Walk The Yorke!

Walking Distances & Times

Total length 25.3km (6 hours 20 minutes); or broken into 2 smaller sections:

  • Foul Bay to Kangaroo Island lookout 5.6km (1 hour 24 minutes)
  • Kangaroo Island lookout to Marion Bay 19.7km (4 hours 56 minutes)


Trail Notes & Important Information

  • Whilst the map shows a clifftop trail near Hillocks Drive, in some parts you can walk along the beach.
  • Yellow trail markers are placed along the marked route for walkers to follow.


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