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

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Above Lake Sylvester
Best Print - 2017 Waimea TC Photo Competition 


Abel Tasman National Park

Buckland Peaks, Paparoa Range


Spencer Range from Mt Murchison

Club News & Announcements

  • Chromite Mine Track The club has recently been working with DOC on the Chromite Mine Track and the Old Chrome Road in the Hacket Valley in Mt Richmond Forest Park. The track has ...
    Posted Sep 18, 2017, 4:57 AM by Robert Wopereis
  • Club Subscription The club’s subscription has increased by $5 this year. This is only the second increase in the club’s subscription in the last 21 years, with the last price ...
    Posted Sep 18, 2017, 4:54 AM by Robert Wopereis
  • Balloon Hut wood burner and woodshed installation, Kahurangi National Park Background Waimea Tramping Club has a history of involvement with Balloon Hut going back to the last major upgrade of the hut in February 1995. A major force in that ...
    Posted Dec 24, 2016, 2:16 AM by Robert Wopereis
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Trips & Events for July 2018:

Cable Bay Wallkway

The Glen to Sentinel Hill

 Sunday 15 July 2018


From The Glen walk to a highpoint above Cable Bay taking about 2½ hours then return. Great coastal scenery.

Contact Robert 544 0142

Coastal Corners


Saturday-Sunday 21-22 July 2018

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 021 201 5682

Centre of NZ to Bayview Road 

 Saturday 28 July 2018 


Head up the 147m Botanical Hill, along Sir Stanley Whitehead Track and return via Bay View Road to the start.

Contact Rob 541 8598 or Julian 542 3147


Photo Competition

 Wednesday 1 August 2018

View the best pictures from the club’s photographers taken over the past year.  Vote to decide the winners.
7.30pm Fish & Game Rooms, 
Champion Road, Richmond

Spooners Tunnel, Shedwood Bush & Jeff's Patch 

Sunday 5 August 2018 


An 8km walk from Belgrove up to and then through the tunnel, followed by a pleasant bushwalk up to a ridgeline viewpoint at Tapawera. Then maybe a bushwalk at Jeff’s place at Sherry River.

Contact Maria 541 8598 or Julian 542 3147

For further information view our  Club Programme