At a public meeting of keen bushwalkers in the eastern suburbs of
Melbourne in April
1987, Waverley Bushwalking Club was formed as an affiliated member of
Currently about 270 members
enjoy walking and social interaction, both on
walks and at our monthly meetings.
The club organises a
variety of events (a total of 204 in 2015) including day walks, base camps, pack carries, cycling, canoeing and cross country skiing; catering to a
wide range of interests and skill levels.
Day walks take place in
many different locations ranging from suburban parks to nearby mountains, forests and coastal areas.
Historic walks around the suburbs of Melbourne explore
the history of our city.
camps, both within Victoria and interstate, are a great way to enjoy the
company of fellow members. They vary in duration from a few days to
several weeks. Tents,
caravans, cabins and ski lodges provide a variety of accommodation
program of daily walks is offered for which only day packs are required.
carry walks over a number of nights may enable you to experience places accessible only on foot. Participants carry all the necessary items for camping
in remote locations.
Details of upcoming events and a definition of the grading system
are in the
Program. Check out the
to see us enjoying ourselves.
Our monthly newsletter, Walklines, contains details of forthcoming events, reviews of
and any other relevant news or issues of interest to members.
Visitors with little or no previous bushwalking experience are
encouraged to walk with us to "give us a try". Experienced members are
always available to pass on their skills and knowledge of all aspects of
For information about walking with the club and recommended
equipment see the
page or attend one of our monthly