A walking experience for all your senses ...

Taste the Aussie Camino

Mary MacKillop Pilgrimage - Port MacDonnell to Penola S.A.

Traverse the Lower Limestone Coast delving into the lives of two key historic figures.

Ghost Mushroom Tours

Come on a walk into the forest at night and experience the glow of these intriguing fungi, April to June.

Visit page for more information on booking in 2024.

Caves > Cabernet > Coast

Walk and delight in the diverse landscape of the Limestone Coast.

Volcanos, World Heritage Naracoorte Caves, indulge your taste buds with regional produce.

October 20, 2023

Walk this way

When Natasha Dawson is out walking along trails near her home on the Limestone Coast, her contentment is palpable and it isn’t any wonder she describes this landscape as her first love. Now, she wants to show off these trails to others.

Story and photo: Kate Hill

November 21, 2023

Taste of the Aussie Camino

A 4-day SA trek is luring a new generation of pilgrims who follow in the footsteps of Australia’s only canonised saint.

Story Gretel Sneath  Photo Kai Ievins

Our Tours

Providing local knowledge, responsible travel, supporting community, conservation and connection

Taste the Aussie Camino

Mary MacKillop Pilgrimage

Port MacDonnell to Penola


Reconnect - Reflect - Renew

Awaken your inner pilgrim on this Aussie Camino experience, inspired by the life and service of Australia’s only saint, Saint Mary of the Cross Mackillop and her mentor Father Julian Tenison Woods.

Slow down and enjoy a pleasant pace as we traverse the land offering time to find space, connect with others and the landscape.

For more info click HERE

Ghost Mushroom Tour

 April - June

Have you seen a Ghost Mushroom?

Come on a walk into the forest at night and experience the glow of these intriguing fungi.

You will learn some facts about the alluring fungi and have time to let your eyes adjust to the dark so you can see the mushrooms glow in all their glory.

Tours are conducted around a new moon and are dependent on the abundance of mushrooms.

Private Tours Available 2024

For more info click HERE

Caves > Cabernet > Coast

Walking, Food, Wine, Nature

Naracoorte to Piccaninnie Ponds CP


Immerse - Explore - Delight

Walk and delight in the diverse landscape of the Limestone Coast; from the World Heritage Naracoorte Caves through the famous Coonawarra to volcanos and unique freshwater ecosystems on the coast.

Savour the food and beverages produced within this region whilst enjoying the nature and history of SA’s Limestone Coast.

For more info click HERE

Meet the person behind the passion

Natasha Dawson

Guide/Business owner/Adventurer

I have explored this wonderful, diverse region for the past two decades as an environmental educator and bushwalker.

The best way to experience and connect with a landscape is to walk it, tread lightly, explore culture and history, support communities and share with others.

Photo: Kate Hill

Treading lightly

Walk the Limestone Coast (WTLC) is committed to treading lightly, supporting the regeneration of the region and local communities.

We do this by giving back, promoting local businesses, minimising waste and ecological offsetting.

When you join a multi-day tour we will offset your ecological footprint for the week by supporting Port MacDonnell Landcare Group to re-establish habitat.


Frequently Asked Questions

Some feedback from our adventurers...

Bec, Brisbane - 2023
We embarked on the Taste of the Aussie Camino with Natasha in September and it was fantastic! My husband and I (both teachers in Secondary Catholic schools), did this to celebrate our 10 year wedding anniversary.

Ange, Penola - 2022
I have completed a few walks with Natasha from Walk the Limestone Coast. Tash was very well organised and knowledgeable, she was respectful of the land we were crossing and passionate about the environment. This was an amazing few days, I loved the whole experience! Looking forward to more hikes, thank you.
Vicki, Mt Gambier - 2021
If you are thinking of going on one of these walks, just do it! Professional, courteous and caring. I have done two multi day walks with Natasha. I wouldn’t hesitate to go on another trip and urge you to just book a tour if you’re already reading this! Great walks, great company and great service. Thanks for your help and guidance Tash.
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Contact us...

Barefoot and Nourished - Nature Walks for Wellbeing is the community arm of Walk the Limestone Coast. Providing adventures for women within the Limestone Coast S.A. and Western Victoria to reap the benefits of walking with others in nature.

We acknowledge that we walk, gather, play, learn and live in the Limestone Coast region, which has been occupied by First Nation peoples for thousands of generations. We thank all of the caretakers past and present, for their tending of land, waterways and cultures. We value the sharing of their knowledge, stories, songs, art and culture. We offer our respect to all Elders of this land and, through them, to all First Nation people.
 
 Our thanks to Ockert Le Roux photography

 
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