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‘We are an Outdoor and Adventure Club’

‘Let’s enjoy the wonder of the outdoors together’

Whether it’s your first time, or you are an experienced explorer, or you just want to spend time with likeminded people, escape with us on quiet country walks, or paddle idyllic rivers, cycle rail trails, enjoy the challenge of multi day adventures, stay at base camps while exploring local attractions or just enjoy the company of others in relaxed social settings

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Latest News

Good decisions come from experience, and experience comes from bad decisions!

03 Apr 2022

Go on admit it, we all make dumb decisions from time to time; I certainly have!

A Cautionary Tale from Lack of Electrolytes - Can be Serious

29 Mar 2022

For a few months I’ve been logging my training walks for the planned Larapinta Trail walk in May. I’ve experimented with different pack weights from 13kg to 18kg on the two circuits I use.

'WITH A SWAG’...a poem by J Nolan 31 August 1901

16 Feb 2022

‘WITH A SWAG’...a poem by J NOLAN, published in The Bulletin 31 August 1901,  22 (1124), 16.

Stories from Johnsonville (Tambo River Paddling)

08 Feb 2022

An Old Lady of the road, her once gleaming dark blue duco now dull and tarnished by years of weather, 

Management of snakebites

22 Jan 2022

This article was written by Rob Timmings and is definitely worth reading! Rob runs a medical/nursing education business Teaching nurses, doctors and paramedics. It’s well worth the read

South Gippsland Sentinel Times article of SGWAAC 30th Anniversary Celebrations

14 Dec 2021

'More than 30 years of adventures' was the headline used to mark the occassion of our 30th anniversary celabrations in the South Gippsland Sentinel Times on the 14 December 2021

Trip Reports

Lake Catani Base Camp - 3 - 7 April 2022

Approximately 16 members of the SGWAAC gathered at Lake Catani at the Mt Buffalo plateau last Sunday for a few days of hiking and camaraderie. Sunday, the weather was a bit shabby but not too bad to...

Lake Buffalo "Paddle" - 2 April 2022

Why do we paddle? For the feeling of peace from being on the water, to explore waterways, to travel to new places where we have never been before. Lake Buffalo promised and delivered all of...

Myrtleford Cycle Base Camp - 1 April - 3 April 2022

Six of us had spent the week at Wodonga cycling up there, and so Friday morning we packed up and drove to Myrtleford for our next adventure.

Wodonga - Albury Cycling - 28 March - 1 April 2022

On Monday, 28th March, 12 people travelled to Wodonga Big 4 Caravan Park. After settling in a small ride was done to get our bearings for the next day.