"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 15th - Sun 16th May Multi-day Walk Mt Remarkable Nat Park - Fricks camp M M E Q
Sat 22nd - Sun 23rd May New Members Weekend New Members Weekend 2021 - Tinjella Hut, Kuitpo Forest Reserve M E E Q
Mon 24th - Fri 28th May Day Walk Rawnsley Park-Wilpena day walks M E E
Sat 29th May - Sun 6th Jun Multi-day Walk Warraweena Four Peaks Circuit, Northern Flinders Ranges M M M
Sat 5th - Sun 6th Jun Multi-day Walk Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park & nearby forest M M E Q
Sun 6th - Fri 11th Jun Multi-day Walk Moolooloo Station - Heysen Extension M M M Q
Sun 6th - Fri 11th Jun Day Walk Moolooloo Station - Heysen Extension M M M Q
Thu 24th - Sun 27th Jun Multi-day Walk 3 day Walk SPECTACULAR 2021 - Southern Flinders Ranges M M E

Click on events below to reveal further info

Activity
Details
Date
Sat 15/5 - Sun 16/5
Location
Mt Remarkable Nat Park - Fricks camp
Activity Type
Multi-day Walk
Grading
M M E Q
Date
Sat 22/5 - Sun 23/5
Location
New Members Weekend 2021 - Tinjella Hut, Kuitpo Forest Reserve
Activity Type
New Members Weekend
Grading
M E E Q
Date
Mon 24/5 - Fri 28/5
Location
Rawnsley Park-Wilpena day walks
Activity Type
Day Walk
Grading
M E E
Date
Sat 29/5 - Sun 6/6
Location
Warraweena Four Peaks Circuit, Northern Flinders Ranges
Activity Type
Multi-day Walk
Grading
M M M
Date
Sat 5/6 - Sun 6/6
Location
Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park & nearby forest
Activity Type
Multi-day Walk
Grading
M M E Q
Date
Sun 6/6 - Fri 11/6
Location
Moolooloo Station - Heysen Extension
Activity Type
Multi-day Walk
Grading
M M M Q
Date
Sun 6/6 - Fri 11/6
Location
Moolooloo Station - Heysen Extension
Activity Type
Day Walk
Grading
M M M Q
Date
Thu 24/6 - Sun 27/6
Location
3 day Walk SPECTACULAR 2021 - Southern Flinders Ranges
Activity Type
Multi-day Walk
Grading
M M 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

This ten day loop walk was based in and around the Parc National des Pyrenees in France and the Parque Nacional de Ordesa y Monte Perdido in Spain. The loop combined sections of the three main trans Pyrenees walking trails: Le Sentier des Pyrenees GR10 (France), La Senda Pirenaica GR11(Spain) and the Pyrenean Haute Route. I used the Cicerone guides for these routes as well as some maps I had acquired through book depository and some web blogs for route ...

Walkers:Jonathon Brice(L), Lee Marling, Ben Campbell, David Carmichael, Carlos Garrido, Michael Close, Nino Fioretti, Roxanne Crook, Tai Lim, Bruce Marquis

Where: Caroona Creek Conservation Park is on the western edge of the Olary Plain and around 6km E of Hallett on the Barrier Highway. Tourilie Gorge is in the northern section of the park. This park was proclaimed on 18 February 2010.

Indigenous history: The Mount Bryan East Area had been occupied by the Aborigines for thousands of years and evidence of this ...

In March 2017, Trevor Jones led Bruce Hood and me (Ben Trainor) on a 14-day walk traversing the Western and Eastern Arthurs, in the wilderness of the Southwest National Park, Tasmania. Soon after discovering overnight hiking in around 2012, I read about the Arthur Range and marvelled at its jagged peaks and alpine lakes. Photographs by famous Tasmanian wilderness photographer Peter Dombrovskis and prominent Sydney Bushwalker Dave Noble inspired me to dream of exploring the range.

In late 2016, Trevor posted on ...

Envenomation First Aid Reviewing The Pressure Immobilisation Technique Garry Tretheway provides here a critical review of the use of compression bandages in the treatment of venomous bites. The opinions expressed are those of Garry. We would welcome some response to the article.

Australian Snake Bites

In Australia there are about 3,000 snake bites per year, resulting in about 500 hospital admissions (Weldon, 2017). Many receive antivenom; on average two per yearwill prove fatal. About half the deaths are due to bites from the brown ...


Tandanya magazine: Autumn 2021

TANDANYA

Autumn 2021

Our Autumn 2021 edition is out, featuring:

  • Cape Jarvis to Victor Harbor - Lee Marling
  • Statistics, Log Books and Trail Monitors in South Australia - Lorraine Thomas
  • Ten Day Tasmanian South West Cape Loop - Mal Watt
  • Expedition Gammon Ranges - Don Rusby and Edward Burgess
  • Citizen Science in the Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National Park - Ray Hickman

  • Webb Gap to Burra Road on the Heysen Trail

    Webb Gap to Burra Road on the Heysen Trail

    © Arjunan

  • Waukarie Creek Camp site on the Heysen Trail

    Waukarie Creek Camp site on the Heysen Trail

    © Arjunan

  • Trevor & Tracy, Gardens of Stone National Park

    Trevor & Tracy, Gardens of Stone National Park

    © Bruce Hood

  • Tales around the campfire, ABW June long weekend

    Tales around the campfire, ABW June long weekend

    © Mal Watt

  • Smiles after a hard day at the Arch, Grampians

    Smiles after a hard day at the Arch, Grampians

    © Trevor Jones

  • Sammi Lanyon on the Walk the Yorke

    Sammi Lanyon on the Walk the Yorke

  • Planking on the Acropolis

    Planking on the Acropolis

    © Sean Bryant

  • Pagoda Country, Wollemi National Park

    Pagoda Country, Wollemi National Park

    © Trevor Jones

  • Mountains

    Mountains

    © Maggie

  • Grampians Long Weekend

    Grampians Long Weekend

    © Sammi Lanyon

  • Flinders Ranges landscape

    Flinders Ranges landscape

    © Dean Johnson

  • Flinders Ranges landscape

    Flinders Ranges landscape

    © Ben Trainor

  • Eagle, Oraparinna Creek, Flinders Ranges

    Eagle, Oraparinna Creek, Flinders Ranges

    © Mal Watt

  • Dinner time at Gluepot

    Dinner time at Gluepot

    © Sean Bryant

  • Crisp Gorge, Flinders Ranges

    Crisp Gorge, Flinders Ranges

    © Mal Watt

  • Bruce and Eddie (our guide) in the Sumatran jungle

    Bruce and Eddie (our guide) in the Sumatran jungle

    © Trevor Jones

  • Aroona Hut

    Aroona Hut

    © Dean Johnson

  • Happy ABW larksters at Alligator Gorge

    Happy ABW larksters at Alligator Gorge

    © Dean Johnson

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