Hallett Cove Conservation Park, Hallett Cove

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Hallett Cove Conservation Park is a protected area in the Australian state of South Australia located in the suburb of Hallett Cove on the coast of Gulf St Vincent about 22 kilometres (14 miles) south of the centre of the state capital of Adelaide.

Hallett Cove is one of the best known geological sites in Australia and is known for its international significance. The area has been declared a Geological Monument by the Geological Society of Australia and placed on the South Australian Heritage Register for its educational and scientific significance. It is also a site of great archaeological significance, with evidence of some of the earliest Aboriginal settlement documented in Australia, dated at 40,000 years ago.

Some of the features in the park are Waterfall Creek, Black Cliff and the Amphitheatre. A freshwater spring near Waterfall Creek is one of the features of the Tjilbruke Dreaming Track.

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  • We love walking along the boardwalk to Hallett Cove conservation park and then through the park back to the boardwalk. The views are magnificent! Sunsets are so picturesque. Public toilets available.  more »
  • Located about twenty two kilometres south of Adelaide city is the very interesting Hallett Cove Conservation Park; it has international recognition. To explore the park we walked along the Glacial...  more »
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  • GOOGLE IS TRACKING YOUR EVERY MOVE. LEAVE YOUR PHONE AT HOME IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE STALKED BY THE GOVERNMENT! WE ARE BEING FOLLOWED EVERYWHERE YOU GO! KEEP A LOOK OUT AND YOU MIGHT JUST SURVIVE! But the conservation park was pretty nice. 4 stars.
  • My absolute favourite walk for fitness, mind and general wellness. It is a scenic walking trail with numerous signs describing the cultural and geological heritage, along with some interesting features. It’s amazing to see the remains of the Australian ice age 280 odd million years ago. It overlooks the beach and consists of numerous steps to get the heart rate up. It truly is a beautiful walk, very therapeutic and extremely educational.
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