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Walk as a Visitor

Join us on a walk

  • View our quarterly walks program, either the listing given at WALKS PROGRAM on the menu, or the more detailed version pdfavailable here.
  • Note the walk grade given for each walk, and decide which grade suits your fitness level (walk grades are described below). For beginners this should be either Easy or Easy-Medium.
  • Select a suitable walk.
  • Book onto the walk, either at a club meeting or by first contacting a Walks Coordinator (preferably by email). Details for this are on our Contact Us page.
  • The Walks Coordinator will send you further information by email. If you don't receive this within a couple of days, try one of the alternative (phone) contacts given.
  • This information will include the contact details of the Walk Leader, who you will need to contact in order to actually book onto the walk. This contact should be made at least two days before the walk.

Further details on what to wear and take on a walk are available here.

Note that visitors will be required to sign an indemnity and pay a Visitor Fee of $5 per walk. 

Walk Departures

Most Sunday walks depart from the carpark at the rear of Kew Library, Cotham Road Kew (Melway Map 45 D6).  Meet at 7.45 am for an 8 am departure.

Wednesday walks depart from Victoria Park, near Kew Cemetery, High Street Kew. Enter opposite Belford Road (Melway Map 45 G5).  Meet at 8.45am for a 9 am departure. 

Walk Grades

 Walk grades are shown next to the name of each walk (Easy, Medium; Hard etc) in the Walks Program.  

     E    Easy.  Up to 4 hours.  12km maximum.  Minimal climbing.  All on track or in open country.

     EM Easy Medium.  Up to 5 hours.  15km maximum.  A little climbing.  May include some minor obstacles.

     M    Medium.  Up to 6 hours.  20km max.  Moderate climbing.  Mostly on track.  May incude some light off-track.

     MH Medium Hard.  Up to 7 hours.  20km max.  Significant climbing.  Can include medium off-track forest or scrub.

     H    Hard.  Up to 8 hours.  No distance limit.  Hard climbing.  Can include significant off-track walking.

     VH  Very Hard.  Up to 12 hours.  No distance limit.  Hard consistent walking in difficult terrain.

Base Camps are indicated by the notation (BC) and Pack Carry walks by (PC).  Minimum grading for a PC is M.