Cleland from Mount Lofty Summit is a good training walk. The walk will take you around Cleland Wildlife Park. Early morning you are greeted by Wallabies, Kangaroos, Emus and Dingos.
This walk starts at Mount Lofty Summit and is a loop walk. Allow 2 hours for a 7.1 km walk.
From Mount Lofty Summit head down on Waterfall Gully Track. After intersection with Chinaman Hut Track (Adventure track) continue along the Waterfall Gully Track and after about 200 m turn right, following the trail leading to Cleland Wildlife Park. Follow the Perimeter Track around the Cleland Wildlife Park. Leaving the dingos behind, you exit Perimeter Track and head towards Wine Shanty Track. Turn right onto Lodge Track to return to Waterfall Gully Track and back to Mount Lofty Summit. You have now time for a coffee and a snack at Visitor Centre.
The walk has a total ascent of 273.19 m and has a maximum elevation of 713.2 m.
Cleland Wildlife Park is a major attraction at only 12 km from Adelaide, where you can encounter a great range of Australian wildlife. You will see Tasmanian devil, Koala, endangered yellow footed rock wallaby, wombats, bilbies, snakes, and birds. Cleland Wildlife Park is opened from 0930 to 1700