Being able to use a compass confidently and accurately can greatly increase your enjoyment in the outdoors. It will help you find your way if you decide to leave the beaten track to explore and discover new places. Having skills with a compass will also increase your safety, no matter how straightforward your walk may appear to be.
We carry models of compass from leading compass manufacturers, Silva and Suunto. They offer models to suit beginners through to orienteering master.
Generally, compasses purchased in Australia have their needles balanced for navigating in most parts of the Southern Hemisphere. We also carry models that are specially balanced for global use if your adventures take you far and wide.
To help you get started on the right track, a selection of books and guides are also available.