Big Heart Adventures – Fleurieu Peninsula

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

Big Heart Adventures is a family owned walking company specialising in wellness walks, tours and events on the Fleurieu Peninsula. Big Heart Adventures aims to improve the world through active travel and wellness experiences. Each walking tour or event aims to raise community and self-awareness as well as raise funds for our chosen charity. Our people are big-hearted, adventure-loving, and experienced travellers and trekkers.

What we do is connect people with themselves, the natural environment, and the walking community. We do this by providing authentic walking / hiking / trekking experiences locally and abroad, with a focus on participant well-being, fitness, and confidence building. A strong emphasis is placed on personal development and positive mental health outcomes through nature immersion. Our wellness walks and tours cater for all abilities (beginner level to advanced trekkers), so there are plenty of options available and no pressure.

Being experienced trekkers Lisa and Ian set out to provide others a pathway to their walking goals, while having a laugh, making new friends, and re-charging mentally along the way. Big Heart Adventures’ focus is to provide the best opportunity for people to grow personally while reaching their walking goals.

COVID-19 Guarantee!
If we need to cancel pre tour due to Australian Government COVID-19 restrictions, we will provide a full refund of that tour.

Facilities

Service Types

Adventure and Outdoors Tours Cultural and Theme Tours Food and Wine Tours Nature and wildlife Sightseeing Tours Walking and Biking Tours Broadband Internet Access

Fitness

Basic Moderate

Membership

Council of Australian Tour Operators Tourism Industry Council of SA

Accreditation

Australian Tourism Accreditation Camp/Adventure Activity Accreditation Program COVID Clean Practicing Business EcoStar Accreditation

Services

From $200 to $1240

Find Yourself | Be Yourself | Challenge Yourself, on the Fleurieu Peninsula in Kaurna and Ngarrindjeri Country.

COVID-19 Guarantee!
If we need to cancel pre tour due to Government COVID-19 restrictions, we will provide a full refund of this tour.

Tour starts and ends in the Adelaide CBD. With pickup points en-route to Fleurieu Peninsula also possible.

Travel in a small group (max 11) in comfortable private transport to stunning Fleurieu Peninsula. Once there you will walk sections of dramatic coastal and bushland trails. Including the Heysen trail. Each night, staying in comfortable accommodation. As-well as enjoying tasty food and delicious 2 course dinners. Allowing time to relax and connect with yourself and other like-minded women.

This trip is perfect for beginners (able to walk up to 12km) and requires a basic level of fitness.

All meals and snacks are included plus yoga sessions are included each day.

This is a fully supported and guided pack-free adventure. Including private transport and transfers on and off the trail each day to nearby quiet accommodation.

Visit our website for full itinerary.

Disabled Access

From $500 to $2399

Challenge | Discover | Fulfil, and hike the first 5 days of the Heysen Trail on the Fleurieu Peninsula in Ngarrindjeri (Ramindjeri) Country.

COVID-19 Guarantee!
If we need to cancel pre tour due to Government COVID-19 restrictions, we will provide a full refund of this tour.

Tour starts and ends in the Adelaide CBD. With pickup points en-route to Fleurieu Peninsula also possible.

Travel in a small group (max 10) in comfortable private transport to stunning Fleurieu Peninsula. Once there you will hike sections of gorgeous coastal and bushland trails. Including the full coastal section of the Heysen Trail. Each night, staying in comfortable ocean view accommodation. As-well as enjoying tasty food and delicious 2 course dinners. Allowing time to relax and to connect with yourself and nature.

This tour requires a good level of fitness. You will be walking up to 15km each day.

All meals and snacks are included. Plus a winery lunch and tastings. Enjoying locally produced delights.

This is a fully supported and guided pack-free adventure. Including private transport and transfers on and off the trail each day to nearby comfortable accommodation.

Visit our website for full itinerary.

Disabled Access

$450

An opportunity to accompany your daughter (or granddaughter/niece) on an overnight camping adventure.

COVID-19 Guarantee!
If we need to cancel pre tour due to Government COVID-19 restrictions, we will provide a full refund of this tour.

Take the time to share the challenge and fun, and help your Strong Daughter appreciate her strength, resilience and personal capability. These events are aimed for girls aged 9-14 and encourage outdoor skills and knowledge building.

Strong Daughters and their mums (grandmothers/aunties) will hike 12km over 2 days carrying belongings in a backpack, along undulating bush and forest trails. Activities include learning to build a simple shelter, erecting tents, camp cooking, wristband making, campfire skills, safe hiking techniques and more. A backup vehicle is on hand to carry heavy or excess items so only a comfortable weight is carried in the backpacks.

All adventures are lead by a peer mentor and an experienced female outdoor leader. All leaders carry a group first-aid kit, emergency communications device, emergency documentation and equipment.

We supply backpacks, 2 person tents, sleeping bags and liners, sleeping mats, cooking stoves and fuel, meals, snacks, drinks, and all materials for the activities.

Visit our website for full details.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

$50

The Heysen Trail is a long distance hiking route covering 1200km. It starts in Cape Jervis on the Fleurieu Peninsula. Then extends north to Parachilna Gorge in the Flinders Ranges. It passes through Ngarrindjeri, Kaurna, Peramangk, Ngadjuri, Nukunu, Banggarla and Adnamathyna Country.

COVID-19 Guarantee!
If we need to cancel pre event due to Government COVID-19 restrictions, we will provide a full refund.

Complete the Heysen Trail the Big Heart Adventures way. Small groups (max 20), Environmentally friendly, Pack-free (day packs only), Safe, Fun and supported, Qualified bush walking leaders, Private bus transport, Catered morning tea on the trail, Connections with nature.

Experience the beauty of South Australia’s Heysen Trail and complete the full Heysen Trail pack-free this year. Completed over a series of day walks, weekend getaways and week long adventures.

Join our small group departures on weekends from April to October. Choose either a mixed group or a women only group to walk with.

For peace of mind, all walks are guided by our experienced female Leaders who are certified in remote area first aid and qualified in bush-walking leadership. Leaders carry a group first-aid kit, emergency communications device, emergency documentation and equipment.

Visit our website for full details.

Disabled Access

Carpark

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