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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

An Ode to SGWAAC

30 Sep 2023

Welcome to the AGM of our walking and adventure club This year we have been here and there and even back to the Meeniyan Pub Success both on and off the track to cheer Our adventures have been...

Its Here! Paddle Season 2023 -2024

25 Sep 2023

Come and see the world from a different perspective? Join us for a paddle and explore the waterways of Gippsland. Get up close and personal with water dragons on the Thompson and McAllister Rivers,...

NOTE Change of date - The AGM will now to be held Friday 22 Septembet 2023

03 Aug 2023

The 2023 Annual General Meeting of the South Gippsland Walking and Adventure Club is to be held at the Inlet Hotel, Inverloch on Friday 22 September 2023 commencing at 6:30pm, which...

Paddling update: November 2022

28 Nov 2022

Paddling update: Novemebr 2022  The ongoing wet and windy weather has played havoc with the paddle program.

Australian Fire Danger Rating System

28 Nov 2022

Australian Fire Danger Rating System Australia’s fire danger rating system has been improved and simplified to make it easier for you to make decisions to stay safe on days of fire danger...

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!

Trip Reports

Marysville Base Camp Nov 2023

As we ascended, the sclerophyll forest appeared to have recovered well from the 2009 fires. However, Bracken fern was prominent, indicating a serious disturbance in the past.

Bright Cycling Base Camp Nov 2023

A fabulous few days exploring the Murray to Mountains rail trail and the Great Valley Trail from Bright to Harrietville.

Point Nepean Base Camp - October 2023

We found a strong "Healesville Connection". I went to school with Judy and we know Patrina's family quite well. '

Red Bluff Beach Walk Tue 31 Oct 2023

A stiff Westerly wind greeted us as we got out of the cars at Yanakie…brrrr!