The Sydney Bush Walkers, known as SBW, are a large Sydney-based bushwalking club of around 750 members. Established in 1927, we run day, overnight and multi-day walks mainly around the Sydney region but also across Australia and overseas.
Our walks vary in the level of challenge offered and fitness required, though compared to many bushwalking clubs they tend to be towards the harder end of the scale for novices to bushwalking.
Members receive the club walks program each quarter - before the start of summer, autumn, winter and spring. Each program offers a choice of approximately one hundred different activities with the majority of
The walks on the program are all put on by volunteer leaders. They usually go to areas that the leaders are passionate about themselves, and want to share with others.
The club members come from all walks of life with women and men represented equally (close to 50-50). Our members range in ages from 20 to 80+ with the following broad split:
We hold monthly social nights, which involve talks, videos and slide shows at our club premises, the Kirribilli Neighbourhood Centre.
SBW also owns its own property,
We are a ‘not for profit’ organisation, managed by volunteers for the benefit of our members and affiliated with Bushwalking NSW. We offer a structured approach to promoting outdoor activities and learning outdoor skills such as navigation, abseiling and first aid.
Find out How to Join.
The Next Information Night will be held on Wednesday 14 February at 7.30pm
New Members Information Night
New Members Information Nights are held every month upstairs at 16 Fitzroy Street Kirribilli,
November 2017 - Summer Program released!
The Summer Program for 2017-18 is now out and has been emailed to members. Check it out for lots of great walks around Sydney and beyond. If you haven't got your copy, it can be downloaded from the Member's Area of the website. You'll need to login to access it.
Prospective Members, watch your Qs
Are you a Prospective Member and have completed your Qualifying (Q) day walks and overnight trip as well as the first aid and navigation training requirements? If yes, then you're eligible to become a Full Member!
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