Permanent courses allow you to print your own map and do an orienteering course in your own time. We have a number of permanent courses in Canberra and courses to suit all ages an abilities.

MapRun is an Android/iOS orienteering app that provides GPS based punching and timing for courses. There are plenty of courses to try and you can compare your time to others.

NEXT EVENT: Thursday, 18-Apr-24 :  Orienteering ACT Annual General Meeting  [Directions by Apple Maps, Google Maps]

Bulletin 2 Available for 2024 Australian MTBO Carnival and Championships

The ACT Mountain Bike Orienteering team warmly welcomes you to a vibrant celebration of Australian Mountain Bike Orienteering – the Australian MTBO Carnival and Championships 2024, on 17-20 October in Canberra! Bulletin 2 is available here Bulletin 2 contains more details on our new Partners and Sponsors, a brief overview of the competition terrains, and…
Read More

Autumn SC-ORE School Orienteering 2024

Autumn SC-ORE 2024 is now over after four wonderful events at Hughes PS, Curtin PS, Eddison Park and Forrest PS respectively. There were fifteen teams with 60+ students from 8 primary schools and home educated starting the days with navigation and running before school. It has been great to see so many children enthusiastically taking…
Read More

Event Postponed – ┬áBallinafad Creek, Sunday 7 April

Heavy rain has made the assembly area for this Sunday’s Classic Series event inaccessible, the event will not go ahead on Sunday 7 April.The event has been postponed to Sunday 21 April. All existing entries will be transferred to the rescheduled event.Please email the OACT Office if you would like to have your entry cancelled…
Read More

Entry Changes for Upcoming Metro Series

The Metro Series is held on Saturday mornings between May and August at a variety of bushland and parkland venues close to Canberra. The 2024 series will start on Saturday 11 May at Weston Park. This year the following entry options will be available: Metro Series Season Pass – Available until 5pm each Friday The Season Pass offers excellent…
Read More

Enjoy Classic Orienteering at Ballinafad Creek, Sunday 7 April

The second round of the 2024 ACT League will be held at Ballinafad Creek on Sunday 7 April. This classic spur-gully map has received significant recent updates including reworked lidar contours (Bob Allison), lidar vegetation (Paul de Jongh), and substantial fieldwork (Rohan Hyslop and Tate Needham). Some of the forest is amazingly open and it…
Read More

Upcoming Events

View all upcoming Orienteering events in the Canberra region

Latest News

View the latest news and subscribe to the bulletin

Juniors & Schools

Blue Lightning, Sporting Schools, and much more!


Information for newcomers to the sport. Permanent & Accessible Courses