Takes you places

  • Hidden Gorge, Mt Remarkable National Park

    Hidden Gorge, Mt Remarkable National Park

    © Lee Marling

  • Gardens of Stone National Park

    Gardens of Stone National Park

  • Federation Peak, Tasmania

    Federation Peak, Tasmania

    © Trevor Jones

  • Crisp Gorge, Flinders Ranges

    Crisp Gorge, Flinders Ranges

  • Canoe Tree, River Murray

    Canoe Tree, River Murray

    © Richard Bowey

  • Aroona Hut

    Aroona Hut

  • Kayaking the Big Bend, River Murray

    Kayaking the Big Bend, River Murray

    © Jeremy Carter

  • Hidden Gorge, Mt Remarkable National Park

    Hidden Gorge, Mt Remarkable National Park

    © Lee Marling

  • 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

  • Larapinta Trail, Central Australia

    Larapinta Trail, Central Australia

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
Fri 22nd - Sun 24th Jun Multi-day Walk Up Deep Creek: FULL Members register here M M M Q
Fri 22nd - Sun 24th Jun Multi-day Walk Up Deep Creek: PROSPECTIVE members (registration now closed) M M M Q
Sat 23rd Jun - Mon 2nd Jul Multi-day Walk Frome River, Angepena to Marree L E E
Sun 24th - Sat 30th Jun Multi-day Walk Mawson Plateau 700km north of Adelaide S H H Q
Wed 27th Jun Wednesday Walk Crafers to Glen Osmond M M E
Sat 7th - Sun 8th Jul Multi-day Walk Pichi Richi M E E Q
Sat 7th - Sun 8th Jul Multi-day Walk TBA
Sat 7th - Tue 17th Jul Multi-day Walk Alice Springs M M M
Wed 11th Jul Wednesday Walk Belair National Park M E E
Fri 13th - Sun 15th Jul Multi-day Walk Kuitpo Forest L E E Q

Click on events below to reveal further info

Activity
Details
Date
Fri 22/6 - Sun 24/6
Location
Up Deep Creek: FULL Members register here
Activity Type
Multi-day Walk
Grading
M M M Q
Date
Fri 22/6 - Sun 24/6
Location
Up Deep Creek: PROSPECTIVE members (registration now closed)
Activity Type
Multi-day Walk
Grading
M M M Q
Date
Sat 23/6 - Mon 2/7
Location
Frome River, Angepena to Marree
Activity Type
Multi-day Walk
Grading
L E E
Date
Sun 24/6 - Sat 30/6
Location
Mawson Plateau 700km north of Adelaide
Activity Type
Multi-day Walk
Grading
S H H Q
Date
Wed 27/6
Location
Crafers to Glen Osmond
Activity Type
Wednesday Walk
Grading
M M E
Date
Sat 7/7 - Sun 8/7
Location
Pichi Richi
Activity Type
Multi-day Walk
Grading
M E E Q
Date
Sat 7/7 - Sun 8/7
Location
TBA
Activity Type
Multi-day Walk
Grading
Date
Sat 7/7 - Tue 17/7
Location
Alice Springs
Activity Type
Multi-day Walk
Grading
M M M
Date
Wed 11/7
Location
Belair National Park
Activity Type
Wednesday Walk
Grading
M E E
Date
Fri 13/7 - Sun 15/7
Location
Kuitpo Forest
Activity Type
Multi-day Walk
Grading
L E E Q

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

Roger on a rock pinnacle above Lake Pedder

John Bartlett asked if I could provide some notes on a trip I did to Tasmania in my early years, with a special mention of Lake Pedder, to complement his article about the wilderness photographers Olegas Truchanas and Peter Dombrovskis. Both these remarkable men died well before their time while taking part in the activities they were passionate about.

Many of you would have seen Bob Mossel’s presentation to the club about a ...

Because of my great fondness for bushwalking in Tasmania, and because of my overall love of the island, I have always relished in the photography of Olegas Truchanas and Peter Dombrovskis. I began walking in Tasmania when I was twelve in 1946 whilst living in Hobart, and after leaving to come back to Adelaide in 1952, I have been back 23 times. I went walking on most of those return trips, and I have had the good fortune to complete ...

Like many of you in the Adelaide Bushwalkers, my partner and I love nothing better than walking in the Northern Flinders Ranges. I first visited the ranges by car in 1977 when the Gammon Ranges were still part of Balcanoona Station, and during Easter 1984 I completed my first bushwalk in the Gammon Ranges National Park. By 1990 I had become so inspired by the area that I published a book on walking in the Northern Flinders Ranges. I was ...

Light weight backpacking has become a form of obsession in the world of bush walking, and for good reason. As the weight on our backs goes down we can move faster and further, spend more time exploring and less time resting. As we age the reduced weight gives new life to our backs and knees, in turn filling us with the type of trail lust and vigour we had in our youth… ok maybe that’s a stretch but it has ...


  • 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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