Orienteering for Beginners
Whiteman Park Western Australia - Sun 31st May 2020

Max Participants:
24
Location:
Whiteman Park Western Australia
Date:
Sun 31st May 2020
Start Time:
9:00am
End Time:
1:00pm
Duration:
4 - 5 Hours
Non-Member Cost:
$50.00 per person
Member Cost:
$45.00 per person
Tagged:
orienteering
Orienteering involves navigating through bush, parks or streets with the aid of a map and compass, the aim being to find various checkpoints… kind of like a treasure hunt! 

It’s an engaging and very enjoyable recreational activity undertaken by people of all different age groups and fitness levels, sometimes solo and other times enjoying the experience within groups. 


If you’re keen to give this activity a go, our AW Guides are going to teach the basic skills and techniques to assist you to navigate an easy course, along with a few general pointers. Then the group will be split into teams of 3 to work together to navigate the course we’ve chosen for you …. Great fun, social and a great opportunity to learn something new!!

 

Due to the demand we've had for this activity, we are now splitting the group into two.


Gallery

I think we're close to the next control point!
Whiteman Park

Location

Please note map locations and route are approximate only

Includes

Two AW Guides

Introduction to Orienteering - map reading skills & how to use a compass

Orienteering Maps / Notes

Yummy Morning Tea

Photo's of your day

Full First Aid Kit

Commercial Operator's Licence

10 Million Public Liability Insurance

Excludes

Lunch - BYO

What To Bring/Wear

- Comfortable exercise clothes & closed in shoes

- Water, Hat, Sunscreen

- Spare clothes if rain is on the cards & rain jacket

- Pen/pencil, clipboard

- Compass or Mobile Phone with downloaded Compass App

- Picnic Lunch for afterwards if you wish to stay on

- Your sense of adventure!

More Information

There is no Entry Fee into Whiteman Park

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