Welcome to Orienteering in South Australia

Orienteering: An Adventure Based Navigation Sport

CLICK HERE FOR MOBILE/TABLET VERSION. (If not automatically re-directed) Orienteering in South Australian is managed by Orienteering SA. Orienteering is a sport in which participants navigate to complete a course using a map & compass.   READ or  SUBSCRIBE to ENEWS.

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SA School Championships on Mon 3rd Aug at Wadmore Park (Athelstone). Class & School Lists with Start Times are now available (updated 25th July).

Pre entry (preferred) now open for the next OY bush event at Moon Rocks on Sun 9th Aug. Pre entry closes on Tues 4th Aug

Pre entry (required) now open for the SA Night Championships at Kuitpo Forest on Sat 15th Aug. Pre entry closes on Tues 11th Aug. On Sun 16th Aug, also at Kuitpo Forest there will be an enter on the day Scatter Event. (A moderate & an easy course will also be on offer) .

Next MTBO event at Kuitpo Forest on Sat 29th Aug. Mass start at 12 noon.




New permanent courses at St Peter's River Park

Saturday, 11 July 2015

New Permanent Orienteering Courses at St Peters River Park

New permanent orienteering courses are now open to the public with the start and finish at a sign to be installed soon by the Council just to the north east of the shelters and BBQ area. At the moment there is a temporary small white and yellow marker to show the start & finish. This area can be accessed from the northern car park off River Road.

This project has been possible by funding assistance provided by the Australian Sports Commission through Orienteering Australia to local orienteering clubs Tintookies and Yalanga. Much appreciated support has also been provided by the City of Norwood, Payneham and St Peters and the Town of Walkerville. Three courses, varying in difficulty, are provided ranging from 0.7km to 2.6km as well as the option to get an all controls map which allows you to do the controls in any order. 

To get the free maps and find out about orienteering click on DIY Orienteering on the menu. 

Benefits to the community include:

  • Providing a healthy activity suited to a wide range of ages & abilities and encourage active use of this section of the Torrens Linear Park by both local people and visitors to the area.
  • Local and visiting schools will be able to include this activity in their physical education programme.
  • Encourage people to see orienteering as an excellent family sport and encourage them to participate in our normal events. A significant number of people living in the Council area already participate including East Adelaide PS which has taken part in the SA School Championships and Relays for a number of years.

Recent News
New permanent courses at St Peter's River Park Saturday, 11 July 2015
Blood and Thunder Event Wednesday, 1 July 2015
SA Long Championships and Middle Distance OY on Eyre Peninsula Tuesday, 9 June 2015 Adelaide and local orienteers enjoyed a great weekend of orienteering near Coffin Bay over the weekend.
Do you want to improve your orienteering? Monday, 1 June 2015 The consider attending the OSA training course.
New Permanent Courses Open in Melrose Thursday, 21 May 2015
Permanent Orienteering Courses Monday, 11 May 2015
Australian Three Days Coordinator report Thursday, 23 April 2015
Australian Three Days Concludes Monday, 6 April 2015 The final day was held at Mulga Valley today
Australian Three Days - Day 2 - Tundarri Sunday, 5 April 2015 The racing continued today on the Tundarri - Bri-Glen maps.
Australian Three Days - Day 1 Saturday, 4 April 2015 All age classes competed today on cross country courses at Wonna Creek.