A loop trail through the backwaters of Plummer Creek and Horseshoe Lagoon (Paringa) returning via the Murray River
If you have a smartphone or tablet you can download the free Avenza PDF Map app and have interactive paddling trail maps on hand when you need them. The app uses your device’s built-in GPS to plot your real-time location within the park onto a map. The app can be used without a network connection and without roaming charges. You can also measure area and distance, plot photos, and drop Placemark pins.
The trail Bulyong Island loop trail starts at Canoe the Riverland located 8.35 km from Paringa on the Murtho Road. (GPS: 34.1117 S; 140.8009 E)
Once on the water in the creek, turn left from the launch site and travel about 350m to the Murray River, turn left into the river, and travel about 3.25 km to Kylie Creek located on the RHS at Point M.
(GPS: 34.1216 S; 140.7723 E).
From here keep left for about 2.4 km in this creek until a T-junction is reached at Point L (GPS: 34.1295 S; 140.7578 E).
At this point turn right into Bulyong Creek. Travel along this creek for about 3.7 km keeping left at any branches and you will reach the Murray River again at Point J (GPS: 34.10808 S; 140.7558 E).
Turn right at this point and it is an easy 5 km trip back to your launch point at Canoe the Riverland.
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These are easy to access kayak and canoe trails through the Adelaide, Fleurieu Peninsula, Riverland, Murray River, and the Coorong.