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Based in the top of the South Island, Waimea Tramping Club has organised trips in New Zealand since 1973.

View our Club Programme

 Lake Chalice 
Mt Richmond Forest Park 


Mount Robert
Nelson Lakes National Park


Kirwans sunset 
Mount Victoria Forest Park

Point Kean 
Kaikoura Peninsula


Upcoming Trips & Events:

Boyle Lodge

Lewis Pass

 Easter: 19-22 April 2019

(All grades)

Stay three nights at the 65-bunk Boyle River Outdoor Education Centre. Cost $35 per person, per night. 

Planned trips: Lewis Tops, Nina Hut, Klondyke Valley. 

Other options: Mt Faust, Travers Peak or Lake Daniell.

Contact Robert 544 0142 

by Saturday 13th April 

Canaan - Moa Park - Mt Evans

Abel Tasman National Park

 Sunday 28 April 2019


From Harwoods Hole carpark at Canaan, walk over Wainui Saddle to Moa Park Shelter. Follow old track markers back up onto Evans Ridge and south to the farmland. Then walk the Gold Creek Loop family mountain bike track back to the carpark. 

About 6 hours plus breaks.

Contact David S. 544 1573


AGM & Africa by Joy Bryant

 Wednesday 1 May 2019

The election of the Waimea Tramping Club executive, the presentation of the annual accounts and minutes.

Then a presentation by Joy Bryant about her recent trip to Africa, including a climb of Mt Kilimanjaro.

7.30 pm, Fish & Game Council Rooms, 

Champion Road, Richmond

Red Hills - Maitalnd Track circuit

Mt Richmond Forest Park

 Sunday 5 May 2019


From the locked gate on Tophouse Road, climb up the four wheel drive track towards Beebys Knob. Turn off onto the Maitland Ridge Track to Red Hills Hut and descend through native bush via the Red Hills Hut to the carpark on SH63.  

About 7 hours.  A minor car shuffle required.

Contact Chris & Jo 544 7038

Lodestone & Mt Hodder circuit

Kahurangi National Park

 Sunday 12 May 2019


From Flora carpark a steady 400m climb to Lodestone then down and up a ridgeline to Mt Hodder and return. Some steep sections. About 8 hours return.

Contact Esther 265 6041

or 027 656 8228

Coastal Corners

Marlborough Sounds

 18-19 May 2019


Leave Saturday morning and walk part of the Link Pathway (section closest to Picton). 

Sunday drive to Rarangi and walk tracks to Whites Bay, Black Jack Track and the Loop Track. 

Some road bashing but not much along the Port 

Underwood Road. 

Stay at Top 10 Holiday Park. Let leader know by Tuesday.

Contact David W. 021 201 5682

For further information view our  Club Programme