Walk the Yorke
Walk the Yorke is a route for walkers around the Yorke Peninsula in South Australia using beaches, tracks, roads and untracked coastal dunes. At various points there are Heysen style hiker shelters with a covered picnic table and a water tank where walkers are allowed to camp and there are also many council campsites and commercial caravan parks. The route passes through small towns where resupply is possible. The main challenge is access to drinking water as there are no freshwater sources; there is a small water tank at the hiker shelters but you could get there and find the tank empty, and there are occasionally public toilets with a tap. I decided to take my chances with this, having already abandoned other walk plans for precisely this issue, especially after I established that there would be plenty of tourists around who could help me out with water in case of emergency. As it transpired I found water at every hiker shelter and only once asked someone for water. I also didn't appreciate that it is essential to walk at low tide because of the seaweed problem so I didn't check the tides before starting out, and here I really got lucky.