"Takes you places"

  • Gardens of Stone National Park

    Gardens of Stone National Park

  • Federation Peak, Tasmania

    Federation Peak, Tasmania

    © Trevor Jones

  • Kayaking the Big Bend, River Murray

    Kayaking the Big Bend, River Murray

    © Jeremy Carter

  • The Arch, Grampians, Victoria

    The Arch, Grampians, Victoria

    © Mark Proctor

  • Flinders Chase Coastal Trek, Kangaroo Island

    Flinders Chase Coastal Trek, Kangaroo Island

    © Jeremy Carter

  • Blinman Pools, Flinders Ranges

    Blinman Pools, Flinders Ranges

    © Gabrielle McMahon

  • Creek gorge, the Bunkers, Flinders Ranges

    Creek gorge, the Bunkers, Flinders Ranges

    © Jeremy Carter

  • Heysen Trail extended walk - Quorn area

    Heysen Trail extended walk - Quorn area

  • Northern Flinders Ranges

    Northern Flinders Ranges

  • Heysen Trail extended walk – Northern Flinders Ranges

    Heysen Trail extended walk – Northern Flinders Ranges

  • Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail

    Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail

  • Deep Creek

    Deep Creek

  • New Member Weekend

    New Member Weekend

Adelaide Bushwalkers – home page

Adelaide Bushwalkers is a hiking club enjoying multi-day hikes carrying packs & camping, day walks, kayaking, cycling and other activities, near Adelaide, South Australia & interstate.

Upcoming Hikes & Activities

A selection of our upcoming Activity Program is below.

Date/s Activity Type Name / Location Grading
Sat 27th - Sun 28th Jul Multi-day Walk Caroona Creek Conservation Park M E M Q
Sun 28th Jul Social Four Seasons - Winter - Port Adelaide S E E
Sat 3rd - Sun 4th Aug Multi-day Walk Dutchman's Stern M H H Q
Sun 4th Aug Training Walk Morialta Conservation Park S E E
Wed 7th Aug Meeting 7:30pm, North Adelaide Community Centre
Fri 9th - Sun 11th Aug Multi-day Walk Mt Stapylton, Grampians, Victoria S H H
Sat 17th - Sun 18th Aug Multi-day Walk Telowie Gorge M M H
Wed 28th Aug - Sun 1st Sep Extended Walk Cape Jervis to The Bluff/Victor Harbor M E E

Click on events below to reveal further info

Activity
Details
Date
Sat 27/7 - Sun 28/7
Location
Caroona Creek Conservation Park
Activity Type
Multi-day Walk
Grading
M E M Q
Date
Sun 28/7
Location
Four Seasons - Winter - Port Adelaide
Activity Type
Social
Grading
S E E
Date
Sat 3/8 - Sun 4/8
Location
Dutchman's Stern
Activity Type
Multi-day Walk
Grading
M H H Q
Date
Sun 4/8
Location
Morialta Conservation Park
Activity Type
Training Walk
Grading
S E E
Date
Wed 7/8
Location
7:30pm, North Adelaide Community Centre
Activity Type
Meeting
Date
Fri 9/8 - Sun 11/8
Location
Mt Stapylton, Grampians, Victoria
Activity Type
Multi-day Walk
Grading
S H H
Date
Sat 17/8 - Sun 18/8
Location
Telowie Gorge
Activity Type
Multi-day Walk
Grading
M M H
Date
Wed 28/8 - Sun 1/9
Location
Cape Jervis to The Bluff/Victor Harbor
Activity Type
Extended Walk
Grading
M E E

Hiking gear for hire at reasonable rates. Try out gear before you buy your own.

Checklist of equipment, food ideas, water, first aid list, rules, minimal impact bushwalking and what to do if you get lost.

Joining ABW takes you to new places you may never have heard of, off the beaten track, and to have new experiences.

Meetings 7:30pm on the 1st Wednesday of the month, in the hall at the North Adelaide Community Centre.

From Our Blog

Welcome to our first Tandanya magazine for a while, and a new beginning. A few words about this edition are worthwhile. 

Jules’s article is the jewel in the crown. It’s her words and photos from a travel diary, lightly edited and formatted into a web document. That’s also her photo on the cover. What makes it unique is the honest approach; there’s no bravado or exaggeration. Anyone planning the trip will get a clear view of the challenges ahead.

Lee’s article is ...

When hearing about a hike, the temptation to ask ‘how far are you hiking’ is innocent enough; however this question is fraught with uncertainties – and the truth is, there is no correct answer. As a South Australian completing the Heysen, I could cover 30-35km a day or 6km an hour if that section of track was favourable. For this Tasmanian Mt Anne Circuit, there were many sheer ridgeline-kilometres that took 2 hours to achieve each 1km. Timing and tyranny ...

The Pyrenees is the mountain range that runs east to west from the Mediterranean Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.  It forms the border between France and Spain.  It’s an area rich in agricultural and mining history, prehistoric remains and large forests.

I had come across this blog that got me interested in further research and the first walk I led for the club in 2018 began to take shape

Pushing through the cattle

It soon becomes apparent that there are very many walking options along ...

From the Archive: a pamphlet produced in 1977 shows just how little has changed.

See the end for suggested 2024 updates.

PREPARATION FOR THE TRIP Plan your route beforehand and obtain intormation from experienced walkers or people who are familiar with the area. Do not undertake too much within the time available and recognise your limitations in relation to the country to be covered. Obtain the best maps and always carry a compass. Learn how to use both of them. Don’t underestimate ...

Adelaide Bushwalkers