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
Wed 23rd May Wednesday Walk Onkaparinga River National Park S M E
Sat 26th - Sun 27th May Multi-day Walk Heysen Trail walks 43-44, Wirrabara Forest M E E Q
Wed 30th May Wednesday Walk Onkaparinga River Estuary and Wetlands S E E
Sat 2nd - Sun 3rd Jun Multi-day Walk Dutchmans Stern M M M
Fri 8th - Mon 11th Jun Multi-day Walk Blinman Pools, Mt Falkland (Activity 3 of 3) M M M Q
Fri 8th - Mon 11th Jun Multi-day Walk Flinders Ranges - Long Weekend Bus Trip - Parachilna Gorge L E E
Fri 8th - Mon 11th Jun Multi-day Walk Mt. Elkington (Activity 2 of 3) M M M Q
Fri 8th - Mon 11th Jun Multi-day Walk Parachilna Base Camp (Activity 1 of 3) M M M
Wed 13th Jun Wednesday Walk Torrens Linear Park S E E
Sat 16th - Fri 22nd Jun Extended Walk Heysen Trail-LAST WALK - Northern Flinders Ranges M E E Q
Fri 22nd - Sun 24th Jun Multi-day Walk Up Deep Creek: FULL Members register here M M M Q

Click on events below to reveal further info

Activity
Details
Date
Wed 23/5
Location
Onkaparinga River National Park
Activity Type
Wednesday Walk
Grading
S M E
Date
Sat 26/5 - Sun 27/5
Location
Heysen Trail walks 43-44, Wirrabara Forest
Activity Type
Multi-day Walk
Grading
M E E Q
Date
Wed 30/5
Location
Onkaparinga River Estuary and Wetlands
Activity Type
Wednesday Walk
Grading
S E E
Date
Sat 2/6 - Sun 3/6
Location
Dutchmans Stern
Activity Type
Multi-day Walk
Grading
M M M
Date
Fri 8/6 - Mon 11/6
Location
Blinman Pools, Mt Falkland (Activity 3 of 3)
Activity Type
Multi-day Walk
Grading
M M M Q
Date
Fri 8/6 - Mon 11/6
Location
Flinders Ranges - Long Weekend Bus Trip - Parachilna Gorge
Activity Type
Multi-day Walk
Grading
L E E
Date
Fri 8/6 - Mon 11/6
Location
Mt. Elkington (Activity 2 of 3)
Activity Type
Multi-day Walk
Grading
M M M Q
Date
Fri 8/6 - Mon 11/6
Location
Parachilna Base Camp (Activity 1 of 3)
Activity Type
Multi-day Walk
Grading
M M M
Date
Wed 13/6
Location
Torrens Linear Park
Activity Type
Wednesday Walk
Grading
S E E
Date
Sat 16/6 - Fri 22/6
Location
Heysen Trail-LAST WALK - Northern Flinders Ranges
Activity Type
Extended Walk
Grading
M E E Q
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

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

Bruce Gregor is a member of ABW and the Adelaide Canoe Club. At the October general meeting and most people in the conversation thought the clubs have a lot in common (not competition) so an article in Tandanya about the canoe club would be a great idea.

“Bushwalking on water” is how kayaking is often described, and when you are skimming across a mirror-flat stretch of water with the seabed gliding beneath you, you can see the appeal!

Kayaking and canoeing has ...

Living near the sea, walking along the coast has become one of my favourite pastimes.About 11 years ago, My wife Mary and I built a house at Brighton, about 800 metres from the beach. Mary died seven years ago, so I live with just my lovable companion Snowy who is a small, white Maltese cross. He was nearly two when I moved to Brighton, and he has accompanied me on most of my walks in this area.

Walking is my main ...

One wouldn’t think there would be interesting canoeing in this area, but a glance at the river maps shows a whole series of lagoons downstream from Lock 1 at Blanchetown. A beaut beach at the Riverside caravan park was a good launching point for Trev Moyle and myself. It was late June, cool but fine as we set off downstream past spectacular cliffs (that are a feature of this section of the River Murray). The days were short and we were ...

Our annual photograph competition and Christmas social meeting was held this week, and we had a great selection of photos from members. Each category winner received a $25 gift voucher from the Scout Outdoor Centre.

Here are the winners from each category.

Landscape 2nd – Ben Trainor – Arthur Range Traverse TAS

 

OPEN 1st – Dean Johnson – Baird Bay

 

OPEN 2nd Prize – Stephanie Russell – Luang Prabang

 

People – Dean Johnson – Oladdie Hills

 

Selfie – Sammi Lanyon – Kangaroo ...


Tandanya magazine: Autumn 2018

TANDANYA

Autumn 2018

Our Autumn 2018 edition is out, featuring:

  • The Australian Alps Walking Trail-Walk Snaps by Lorraine Thomas
  • Wildya Ngulhindanha aka Pompey Pillar Walk Report by Dean Johnson
  • A Few Thoughts On Lightweight Backpacking by Marcus Pereira
  • Is Interest In Overnight Bushwalking Declining In The Northern Flinders Ranges? by Adrian Heard
  • Onkaparinga National Park Additions Lorraine Thomas
  • Wednesday Walkers 20th Anniversary by John Bartlett
  • Tasmanian Wilderness Photographers by John Bartlett
  • Tasmanian Wilderness by Roger Kempson

  • 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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