Hike State
Hike Level
Hike Grade

Grade

2

Beginner

3.4 KM

Hike Duration

1-2 Hours

Hike Style

Return

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Day Hike

Start Point

Nullarbor SA 5690, Australia

10k Peg to Merdayerrah Sandpatch

10k Peg to Merdayerrah Sandpatch

Image: ExplorOZ, Warrie

Why this Hike

This short hike close to the border in the Far West of South Australia is a fantastic walk for beginner hikers looking for coastal views. With a great expansive lookout that shows off the coast and local sand dunes which can be quite beautiful no matter what time of year you are visiting.

Track Notes & Overview

Starting at 10k Peg Rest Area this hike follows a short trail to a lookout in the Merdayerrah Sandpatch. The track which leads to a scenic lookout is about 1.7 Kilometres each way, the track is lightly trafficked and once you reach the lookout you can turn back and return to the Rest Area to finish the hike.

Packing for a Day Hike

Packing for a Day Hike

Even if it is just a small day hike, packing is still essential to make sure everyone stays safe and has fun while on your hike. This free packing list will make sure you have everything you need while taking the hassle out of packing.

Food for a Day Hike

Before setting off on a day hike one thing you must do is plan what food you are going to bring with you. Your snacks and lunches should be nutritious, delicious and lightweight but they don't need to be complex.

Our recipe hub includes a range of lunches and snacks perfect for a day hike ranging from easy to create in minutes to tasty creations like you would make at home.

Leave No Trace

A Hikers Friend fully endorses the 7 principles of ‘leave no trace’ hiking which aim to protect our natural spaces and encourages you to apply them on your next adventure.

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