Welcome to Waikerie Gliding Club



Established in 1937, Waikerie Gliding Club operates from one of the best gliding sites in Australia and is world-renowned for its fantastic soaring conditions.  The surrounding countryside offers excellent prospects for long cross country flights.



VH-XJB Peter Paine SAGA State Comps Waikerie 2013 (7)

thmb_robbozoedsc1080The Club has something for anyone interested in gliding, whether you are trying gliding for the first time, or an experienced glider pilot looking for new challenges.


Waikerie Gliding Club is a great place to stage gliding competitions, with a variety of on-field accommodation options, a large comfortable air-conditioned bar and dining area with a fully equipped kitchen offering delicious meals.  The clubhouse is surrounded by extensive irrigated lawn areas, perfect for glider spotting or sharing tales and a drink at the end of the day.


Waikerie Gliding Club has hosted a number of gliding competitions including the Australian Club and Sports Class Nationals (2004, 2005, 2014 and 2016),  the Australian Multiclass Nationals (2010, 2015 and 2018), the South Australian State Championships (2001, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013 and 2014) as well as the Club’s own Orange Week competition in November each year.   Waikerie hosted the Australian Junior Nationals 12-19 January, 2019.

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These competitions regularly enjoy huge “Waikerie days”.

Come as see for yourself what you can do!

Explore the Waikerie Gliding Club site. You’ll be tempted to experience some of the best soaring conditions in the world at Waikerie, South Australia.