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17 Dec, Sun Kentlyn
Grade:2/6 Length 2km Macarthur Branch
Beth M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Pre-Christmas retreat to sanity. No cash registers within cooee. Not far, not fast. Easy walk to the best private, secluded swimming hole on the Georges River. Bring your plant book, bring any book, and your swimmers, and prepare to relaaaxxxxxx. Bring your tent if you want to stay the night. Some unformed track. Deep water. Bunyips. View

26-31 Dec, Tue-Sun Kahane Lodge Base
Length 15km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Using the comfortably appointed Kahane Lodge in Perisher as a base, we will explore a series of walks. There will be more than one leader to take people out into this stunning national park so expect a lot of variety on what's offering! There is still places available but the lodge is filling up fast so if you are interested, book in asap. The walks are a combination of on-tracks and off- and will require in places some rock hopping and rock scrambling and the grades will vary from grade 3 to 4.
Location: Kosciuszko NP
Map: Perisher Valley 85252S, Geehi Dam 85252N, Kalkite Mountain 86253N, and Chimneys Ridge 85241N Limit: 40. Best Walk: Main Range Circuit View

31 Dec, Sun - 3 Jan, Wed Kosciuszko NP
Grade:5/6 Length 45km  650m Sydney Branch
Greg L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.4 days of exploring the Main Range and surrounding area of the Snowy Mountains. Great alpine walking, beautiful and unique lakes, grand views all round.
Map: Contact leader Limit: 8. Best Walk: Main Range Circuit View

9-11 Jan, Tue-Thu Colo and Nepean Rivers
Length 22km Milton Branch
Peter W.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Camping at the Upper Colo Reserve with a beautiful sandy beach and crystal water for two nights. Day 1. Penrith White Water Stadium to White Water Raft. Cost approx $85. Day 2. Paddle 13km on the Lower Colo River. (flat water). Day 3. 22km paddle up Nepean Gorge to the junction of the Warragamba and Nepean Rivers. All equipment and wet suits provided for the White Water rafting with a guide. PFDs compulsory.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 12. View

15-17 Jan, Mon-Wed Clyde Gorge
Grade:3/6 Milton Branch
Kevin R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Swim | A trip that involves swimmingCampfire camaraderie, swimming. Day 1: Walk from Bhundoo Cottages up Clyde River (2 river crossings) and set up camp. Day 2: Optional day walk from base camp. Day 3: Break camp and return to vehicles. Walk distance: 7 km each way. Contact leader essential.
Map: Corang 89273N Limit: 8. View

26-28 Jan, Fri-Sun Lake Yurunga
Grade:3/6 Length 20km Illawarra Branch
Caryll S.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Swim | A trip that involves swimmingPaddle weekend at Fossickers Flat. Free time on Sat, return Sun morning. Camping. All gear in canoes. Beautiful scenery. Wind affected. PFDs compulsory. View

26-28 Jan, Fri (08:37AM)-Sun (15:00PM) The marvellous Morong Deep
Grade:5/6 Length 17km  750m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.I regard the walk through the Morong Deep on the Kowmung River as the best river trip within the greater Sydney region I've ever done. Within this spectacular granite gorge is a myriad of beautiful pools and cascades with little scrub to impede the canyoner and a hundred and one places worth a swim to consider. If you want to come on an exciting, stimulating and ultimately satisfying trip then this is hard to beat! Rock hopping and scrambling.
Location: Kanangra-Boyd NP
Map: Kanangra 89303S, Yerranderie 89294N, Shooters Hill 88302S, and Gurnang 88291N Limit: 12. View

4-9 Mar, Sun-Fri Coolah Tops & Mount Kaputar
Grade:3/6 Length 65km  850m Sydney Branch
Greg L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.A series of short walks in 2 fantastic parks, each of volcanic origin. Unique landforms and interesting walking. It will be possible to come for one or both parks. Car camping with basic facilities, may be able to get cabins at Mount Kaputar.
Location: Coolah Tops NP and Mount Kaputar NP
Map: Contact leader Limit: 12. View

4-10 Mar, Sun-Sat Lake Gordon, Tasmania
Grade:5/6 Length 50km Milton Branch
Peter W.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Lake Gordon and the upper reaches of the Gordon River. Isolated and rarely visited. 6 days camping out of kayaks in the South West Tasmania Wilderness. Paddlers need to be competent and equipped for cold weather camping and paddling. Potential cold weather camping and paddling. Some exposed water. PFDs compulsory. Limit: 8. View

10-11 Mar, Sat (08:30AM)-Sun (15:00PM) Starlight Track
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  300m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.A short full pack walk from Hilltop, near Mittagong, down the Starlight Track to camp on the Nattai River (Macarthur Flat). Lovely scenery and a great campsite in the valley with tall cliffs around.
Location: Nattai NP Limit: 15. View

15-25 Mar, Thu (06:00AM)-Sun (18:00PM) Great Ocean Walk, Victoria
Grade:3/6 Length 104km  500m Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Camp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longJames Moule will be leading the moderately paced 7 day walks from Apollo Bay (staying in a big house) using car shuffle. We shall walk 104 km in total with length of day walks ranging  from 10 km to 22 km. Car pool from Sydney to one night stay near Wangaratta on 15th before continuing to Apollo Bay and also on return (24th). 10 deposits are taken. You are welcome to put your name on the waitlist. Rain, wind, slippery and uneven sections.
Location: Victoria
Map: Great Otway NP Limit: 10. View

16-26 Mar, Fri (07:00AM)-Mon (19:00PM) Great Ocean Walk, Victoria, Group 2
Grade:3/6 Length 104km  500m Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Due to the level of interest in The Great Ocean Walk, a second group has been formed which will walk one day later than the original group. Alison Farrell and John Thorn will be leading the moderately paced 7 day walks from Apollo Bay (staying in a big house) using car shuffle.  The walk is 104km in total with length of day walks ranging from 10 to 22km. Car pool from Sydney to one night stay near Wangaratta on 16th before continuing to Apollo Bay and also on return on 25th. 10 deposits taken. You are welcome to put your name on the wait list. Rain, wind, slippery and uneven sections. Meals coordinator: Lynette Byrnes. Limit: 10. View

18-23 Mar, Sun-Fri Southern Highlands Car Camp
Milton Branch
Jon R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Southern Highlands explore, car camping at Wingello State Forest. Varied walks in & around Bundanoon, Mittagong, Tallong etc. Accommodation for non-campers at B and B's around Wingello (there are five in the area or Bundanoon / Moss Vale.) http://www.forestrycorporation.com.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/477518/wingello-state-forest-map.pdf View

30 Mar - 2 Apr, Fri-Mon Budawangs Grand Traverse
Grade:4/6 Length 50km  400m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.On this walk we experience some of the best the famous Budawangs has to offer staying in camp caves where possible and climbing and exploring various peaks along the way. We will start at Wog Wog and visit along our journey such wonderful landmarks as Corang Arch, Mounts Bibbenluke, Tarn, Haughton, Sturgiss and Quiltys to name a few, and wander in ancient forests and along beautiful creeks and rivers. This is, in short, a trip not to be missed for those who love nature and enjoy the pursuit of wilderness walking. May include the odd bit of optional off-track walking.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Endrick 89274S and Corang 89273N Limit: 15. Best Walk: Monolith Valley View

4-12 Apr, Wed-Thu Canberra in the autumn
Milton Branch
Peter W.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripCycle | A cycling tripCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.A beautiful time of year to explore Canberra. Based at the Alivio Tourist Park. You can caravan, cabin or camp. Come for the paddle, cycle or both. Flexible days where you can opt to do your own thing. Some of the planned activities are Paddling Burley Griffin, 2 cycling days around the lake visiting galleries & exhibits etc, Canberra Zoo, Botanical Gardens & Arboretum and a 40/60 km ride to Belconnen and Gungahlin. Virtually all the cycling shall be on bike trails. Weather will determine the day/days we paddle. PFDs compulsory. Limit: 18. View

18-24 Apr, Wed-Tue Mt Buffalo, Victoria
Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Car camping trip with a series of day walks in the magnificent granite country of Mt Buffalo National Park near Bright in northern Victoria. Walks are all medium degree of difficulty between 10 and 14 kms in distance. We will be camping in the Lake Catani Campground in the national park and driving to walks on roads that are mostly sealed with the occasional section of good quality dirt road. No public transport options are available, participants need to bring their own vehicles or make their own arrangements to share. This is being run in conjunction with the Victorian Rail Trail trip organised by Vicki Presdee. Participants can do either trip or join both. Contact leader for itinerary and further information. View

24 Apr - 5 May, Tue-Sat Victorian Bike Ride
Hawkesbury Cumberland Branch
Vicki P.
Cycle | A cycling tripWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.A series of bike rides around the Bendigo and Ballarat area that will include the O'Keefe Rail Trail and the Skipton Rail Trail which we will ride one way and organise a private transfer for the return trip. Also included is a walk on the Leanganook Track including Mt Alexander and part of the Coliban Main Channel and on one of the proposed rides we will also catch a train one way and ride the return trip. The other rides are creek and river rides through parks and scenic areas. Rides range in distance from 18 kms to 53 kms a day on well formed tracks and a hybrid bike is suitable. We will be staying in caravan parks with various accommodation options and you will need to make your own bookings and transport arrangements. Contact leader for a detailed itinerary. View

21 Jul - 9 Aug, Sat-Thu Sri Lanka Trip 2018 (One Vacancy)
Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCycle | A cycling tripCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(NEW!!!) A vacancy exists in a walking and cycling trip in Sri Lanka from 21 July to 9 August 2018 (one place left, a single woman needed to share a room with another woman). Medium level day walks and sightseeing in some of Sri Lankas iconic national parks. Three road cycles of up to 70 kms. Included in trip cost is bike hire and support vehicle. View

8-16 Aug, Wed-Thu Foster
Milton Branch
Peter W.
Cycle | A cycling tripPaddle | A canoe or kayak tripCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Four day paddles and 3 days cycling based at a caravan park so you can caravan, cabin or camp. Two day paddles around the lake and its creek systems, upper Myall Lakes at Neranie and Smith Lake. 3 days bike riding around Foster and forestry tracks. Participants can chose to simply cycle or paddle however the weather may determine activities  each day. Priority will be given to those wishing to both cycle and paddle. Paddlers must be competent and equipped for open water paddling. PFDs compulsory. If we ride some forestry trails those rides will be more suited to hybrid or mountain bikes. Limit: 18. View

3-11 Sep, Mon-Tue Gems West of the Mountains
Grade:3/6 Length 4km Milton Branch
Peter W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Based at Lithgow and Rylstone we shall spend 9 days pagoda hopping and exploring some very interesting and scenic locations. Caravan, cabin, motel or camp. Evans Crown, Gouches Crater, Hassans Walls, Deep Pass, BlackFellows Hands, Blackmans Crown, Dunns Swamps Pagodas and Ferntree Gully Nature Reserve. All of the walks are short possibly 4km or less but you will need to be agile, enjoy exploring. Climbing and scrambling, can be some exposure at heights.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP Limit: 12. View

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