Orienteering for 44 years. 

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Saltbush Orienteers is based in the city of  Whyalla which is located on the eastern side of the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. The club was first established in 1974. Most of the maps we use are in the nearby Middleback Ranges within 30-60 minutes driving time from the city. New to orienteering:  Click here for more information about orienteering.. 

Go to Events & Location to see 2018 Programme as well as combined Saltbush & Lincoln Orienteers Programme.

Please visit the Saltbush Orienteers Facebook Page 

Next event is a cross country event on Sunday 5th May 2019.  Courses for all levels of ability. See article below

False Bay cross-country event on Sunday 5th May 2019

* Participants can start between 10 am and 1 pm. Return to the orienteering van by 3 pm

* There will be courses to suit all skill and fitness levels.  There will be four courses ranging from about 2 km to 6 km.
* To get to the start location travel on the road to Point Lowly and there will be signs pointing to the right just near to the turn to Fitzgerald Bay (see mud map below).
* Coaching and advice concerning map reading etc available. Ask at the orienteering van. A barbecue plate will be available but bring your own food and drink.  Compasses are available for hire or you can bring your own.   Contact John on 0478 624 765 for any queries
* Please have comfortable walking shoes, hat, water and sunscreen
  • Casual fees - Individual $10.00 and Family/Group $15.00

False Bay



 Awards presented for the season

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 (l-r, John Paterson, Darren Bergmann and Jason Munday, absent - Tonia Munday)

The annual general meeting of Saltbush Orienteers was held on Friday 19th October and members were awarded for their efforts in the past season.   Jason Munday received the Male Golden Flash for being the fastest male runner (average run rate (bush) of 10:22 (min/sec per kilometre) and the Male Orienteer of the Year, Tonia Munday received the Female Gold Flash (average run rate 16:33) and Female Orienteer of the Year, Most Improved Orienteer was Darren Bergmann and Club Person was John Paterson.   Second placed in the Golden Flash awards were Darren Bergmann and Mel Bergmann.

The committee positions changed slightly and Greg Hancock was elected President, Darren Bergmann was elected Vice-President and the rest of the committee remained in place.

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SA Office for Recreation and Sport


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