Orienteering for Beginners New Farm Park
New Farm Park Queensland - Sun 12th July 2020

Max Participants:
12
Location:
New Farm Park Queensland
Date:
Sun 12th July 2020
Start Time:
8:30am
End Time:
10:30am
Duration:
Approx 2hrs
Non-Member Cost:
$25.00 per person
Member Cost:
$20.00 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. 

We’ve chosen the New Farm Course as it's a great way to explore this historic area, with the hunt for checkpoints taking you around stunning gardens, riverfront walkways and the narrow streets that New Farm is renowned for.

If you’re keen to give orienteering a go or haven't tried your hand at it since back in high school let our AW Guide Chris teach you the basic skills and techniques to enable you to navigate using a map and compass as well as pass along some general pointers to help keep you on track.

Parking is available either on Brunswick St or in the park itself and we will head to a nearby cafe afterwards so please ensure you bring along card or cash if you would like to join us 

Gallery

Brisbane CBD seen from New Farm Park By Kgbo https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=80713728
Vehicle entrance to New Farm Park By Kgbo https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=80713728
Team Work

Location

Please note map locations and route are approximate only

Highlights

● Great photo opportunities

Includes

Our AW Guide

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

Orienteering Maps / Notes

Photo's of your day

First Aid Kit

10 Million Public Liability Insurance

What To Bring/Wear

- Comfortable exercise clothes & closed in shoes

- Water, Hat, Sunscreen

- Blister items

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

- Pen/pencil, clipboard

- Snacks

- Compass or (fully charged!) Mobile Phone with downloaded Compass App

- Card/Cash for after if you wish to come along

- Your sense of adventure!

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