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.]
22 April
Riordans Hut Day Walk Fit

From Upper Takaka, zig-zag approx. 800 vertical metres up the old Kill Devil pack track, past Tin Hut Shelter to the historic Riordans Hut. Return the same way. 

25 April

Do any NTC trip leaders want to put an Anzac Day tramp on the calendar?

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 Grade TBD


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.