This is a great opportunity to extend your personal skills by becoming an accredited Day Walk Leader with this industry recognised course. Completion of the Day Walk Leader Course will enable you to:

  • lead day walks with dependent participants
  • with a leaders ratio of 1:12
  • maximum group size of 24 participants
  • walking on tracked and semi tracked trails
  • limited to single day walks
Bushwalking Leadership Courses

Course Summary

Day Walk Leadership face to face training:

Theory Day followed by 2 days workshop in the field learning the basics of leading dependant groups on marked trails on walks not exceeding a days duration, within an hour of assistance.. To be completed chronologically.


Once you have successfully completed the face to face training, you will need to log 3 walks, ensure first aid currency and build further experience until you are ready to finalise the Certificate by arranging a formal assessment. Once you have passed your group assessment, you will be qualified to independently lead day walks.

The course is intended for:

This course is ideal for people leading others such as:

  • teachers
  • youth workers
  • personal trainers
  • therapists
  • coaches
  • interested bushwalkers
  • walking clubs
  • NDIS Support workers

The prerequisites to participate

You must be able to physically walk for a full day carrying a pack
You must be capable of personally walking on non sealed surfaces in a natural setting

$580 (including assessment)
$510 – Concession (including assessment)

Day Walk Leader Course Info


Bushwalking Leadership SA