Myponga Reservoir Trail

Enjoy, Explore, Preserve

Nestled near the township of Myponga on the stunning Fleurieu Peninsula, just 60 kilometres – or about an hour’s drive – south of Adelaide, is the Myponga Reservoir Reserve.

Families can enjoy walking, running , cycling, fishing (with permit) and now kayaking

There are two trail grades on this walk The first 3.3km (approx.) loop track on the south east side of the reservoir takes you through open plains, forested areas and native vegetation. The unsealed trail is a shared-use path for both cyclists & walkers and is rated as an easy 1 hour hike.

The second trail is a moderate hike of approximately 3.0km return which will take around 1-1.5hrs it is suitable for most ages with moderate fitness levels. Trail is signposted, bushwalking experience is recommended as trail has short steep sections and rough uneven surfaces.


There are several picnic tables along the trail so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the view.

Birds and wildlife

Take some time and see if you can spot some of the special species that call Myponga home. More than 120 bird species live in the area including some that enjoy life by the water and others that can be found inland. You can also watch for native animals, lizards and listen for frogs.
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