Welcome to the website of the Nelson Tramping Club

The Nelson Tramping Club is based near some of the finest tramping opportunities in New Zealand. Our club conducts an active, year-round programme of trips for members of diverse interests and abilities. Non-members are welcome to join our trips (subject to being properly equipped and undertaking trips consistent with their fitness and experience); we are always looking for new members! 

More about us . . .


July 1st is the renewal date for club subscriptions.

Upcoming Events

[See Programme for more details.]
29 April
5 May
Mangatapu/Dew Lakes Loop Medium

From Maitai Dam, follow 4wd road to Mangatapu Saddle, then through beautiful bush over to Dew Lakes.  Back to Dam through Beech forest and mineral belt landscape.  6 hours.

7 May
Honest Lawyer pub


Venue: Honest Lawyer, Monaco.
Time: 7pm onwards...
Bring a friend, buy a beer, chat with other clubbies.
Anyone welcome. This is a very informal get-together.

12 May
Billies Knob, Kahurangi Fit

Fingers crossed for access across the Dart ford, plan A

Starting from Courthhouse Flat, follow the ridge track up to the saddle below Billies Knob, then it's every man (or woman) for themselves to find their way up a steep grunt to the summit at 1648m for great 360 degree views. Option to return via the Blue Creek track with it's old gold mining history and artefacts. 

Flexibility to go on Saturday 12th if the weather is better.

Phone and leave message work hours 539 3758 or txt my usual number

20 May
Conical Hill Fit

A day walk into the Hope Range. A steep climb, lovely bush and good views.