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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 | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(Fully Booked) 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

2-4 May, Wed-Fri Shoalhaven
Grade:3/6 Length 16km Illawarra Branch
Col M.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Paddle | A canoe or kayak trip2 days paddling. Thursday - paddle Sussex Inlet and cross a short section of St Georges Basin (weather conditions permitting), back via canals and the entrance. Friday - paddle down Wandandian Creek from Bewong to St Georges Basin, cross a short section of open water (weather permitting) and follow an estuary to Tullawalla Lagoon. Return via direct route. Come for 1 or both days. Cabins and powered sites available at Holiday Haven Tourist Park, Swan Lake if required on Wednesday (2nd) and Thursday (3rd) nights. Will not go onto open water in unfavourable wind conditions. PFDs and Splash decks compulsory. Must have own kayak and transport.
Location: Sussex Inlet , Wandandian Creek Limit: 12. View

26-27 May, Sat (08:30AM)-Sun (16:00PM) Splendour Rock Pack Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 25km  600m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.The annual trip to Splendour Rock in the Blue Mountains, this time with a nearly full moon. A wonderful experience! This is a lovely trip with an unforgettable view from the campsite.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 15. Best Walk: Splendour Rock View

9-11 Jun, Sat (10:00AM)-Mon (15:00PM) Dunns Swamp Kayak & Camp
Sydney Branch
Gary L.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Paddle | A canoe or kayak trip(NEW!!!) Kayak & car camp at Dunns Swamp on the June long weekend, 9-11 June. It's four hours drive from Sydney to this short portion of Cudgegong River in an astonishing photogenic bushland setting. Paddles can be figured out as we wish on the days, interspersed with bushwalking & socialising. Turn up any time from late Friday onwards. No shops nearby - bring enough food, water, nibbles, etc. It can get chilly so pack your thermal long johns, and everyone must bring a bag of kindling or firewood for the fire pits. It's a National Park; fees per night $6 adult & $3.50 child; bring the right change. http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/camping-and-accommodation/campgrounds/dunns-swamp-ganguddy-campground PFDs compulsory.
Location: Dunns Swamp View

9-11 Jun, Sat (08:00AM)-Mon (16:00PM) Newnes to Canobla Gap
Grade:4/6 Length 18km  1,200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longOne of my favourite circuit walks in the Gardens of Stone National Park! Starting at Newnes and following Little Capertee Creek, then onto Point Nicholson and past the justifiably famous Red Rocks, before continuing along Canobla Creek down to Canobla Gap. Day 2 will see us exploring either Mt Canobla or Point Anderson before returning on day 3 via a different route back to Newnes. The grassy comfortable campsite has water nearby and is in a superb location surrounded by the magnificent GOS National Park. Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S Limit: 15. View

10-21 Jun, Sun (08:00AM)-Thu (17:00PM) Kakadu National Park, NT
Grade:3/6 Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Details now confirmed) Koolpin Creek to Twin Falls via Jim Jim Falls. My last trip like this was super! So now a fantastic full-pack walk arranged just for the NPA by Willis’s Walkabout in the wonderful Kakadu NP. Majestic in places with interesting diversity in the landscape and interesting rock art. Lots of swimming and great camping spots. A long walk with a pack, made easier by the benign climate and our ability to share gear. Contact me for costs and further information.
Location: Kakadu NP Limit: 15. View

29 Jun - 1 Jul, Fri-Sun Dunphy’s Campground to Kanangra Walls Packwalk
Grade:5/6 Length 38km  2,000m Sydney Branch
Nicola L.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longDunphy's Campground - Black Horse Ridge - K2K Track - Konangaroo Clearing (camp)  - Mt Strongleg - Dex Creek - 100 Man Cave (camp) - Mt Cloudmaker - Mt Stormbreaker - Crafts Wall - Kanangra Walls. Stunning hike through pristine wilderness. Joint walk with SBW & The Bush Club. Wide river crossing at Yellow Pup Point; additional creek crossings. Some significant and steep climbs: approx 400m up Black Horse Ridge, 600m up Mt Strongleg, plus multiple "undulations" by comparison. Rough, rocky and unformed track in places.
Location: Blue Mountains NP and Kanangra-Boyd NP
Map: Jenolan 89303N and Kanangra 89303S Limit: 7. View

7-8 Jul, Sat (08:30AM)-Sun (16:00PM) Six Foot Track, Blue Mountains NP
Grade:3/6 Length 20km  250m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA pack walk in the Megalong Valley along a section of the Six Foot Track. Lovely scenery and a great campsite next to the Coxs River.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 12. View

21 Jul - 9 Aug, Sat-Thu Sri Lanka Trip
Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCycle | A cycling tripCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(Fully Booked) A walking and cycling trip in Sri Lanka from 21 July to 9 August 2018. 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 | An activity 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)(Fully Booked) 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

18-19 Aug, Sat (08:30AM)-Sun (14:00PM) Hawkesbury River Kayak and Camp
Grade:3/6 Length 14km Sydney Branch
Kris M.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripFirst time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Paddling from Mooney Mooney up the Hawkesbury River to camp overnight at Marramarra. Partly open waters. Camping gear, food and drinking water to be carried in kayak. PFD's compulsory. Own kayak and some experience required. Limit: 8. 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 | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(Fully Booked) 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, Goochs 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

5 Sep - 7 Oct, Wed-Sun Slovenia and Croatia Hiking and Cycling
Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Cycle | A cycling tripWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(Fully Booked) A trip to Slovenia and Croatia from 5 Sept to 7 Oct 2018. Need to be able to do the entire trip and to carry a 10-12 kg pack for 5 days in the Julian Alps in Slovenia, staying in hotels and mountain huts. This hike commences and finishes in Bled and is medium difficulty involving a 11 km, 620 mtr ascent; 10.5km, 1100mtr ascent; 11km, 700 mtr descent; 8.5km, 340mtr ascent and a 18ks, 1200m descent. There are two cycles. The first one is from Ljubljana in Slovenia to Porec in northern Croatia. Cycling for 9 days with daily distances from 35ksm to 57km. The second cycle is in the islands of Kvarner Bay in the northern Adriatic. It is a cruise and cycle covering 5 islands with cycling distances between 21km and 45km, difficulty grade 2 to grade 4. For itinerary and further information contact Adrian Jones. View

20-29 Sep, Thu-Sat Paddle week
Milton Branch
Helen M.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Mid North Coast - Wallace Lake and Forster area. Day paddles on lakes and rivers in the area. Led by local paddler & NPA member, John Thorn; organised by Helen Moody. Joint activity with Illawarra Ramblers. Based at camp site. Day paddles, 12-20 kms plus rest day. Travel days 20/7 & 29/7. Please note that these paddling events are very popular and book out quickly. Expressions of interest to Helen by email. Make own accommodation arrangements. Please don’t book in unless very certain you will participate. Be mindful that pulling out at a late stage simply because of change of mind is unfair to people that have been turned away. Experienced paddlers with sit -in kayaks only. PFDs compulsory. Spray skirts compulsory on open water at leader’s discretion. Limit: 25. View

21-27 Sep, Fri-Thu Mid North Coast Paddle Week
Milton Branch
Helen M.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(Updated Details) Day paddles on lakes and rivers in the Forster area. Led by local paddler John Thorn; organised by Helen Moody. Joint activity with Illawarra Ramblers. Based at camp site. Day paddles 21/9 to 27/9, plus rest day. Travel days 20/9 & 28/9. These paddling events are very popular and book out quickly. Expressions of interest to Helen by email. M​ake own accommodation arrangements. ​Camp site will require a non-refundable deposit of one night’s accommodation. ​Experienced paddlers with sit in kayaks only. Spray skirts compulsory on open water at leader’s discretion. PFDs compulsory. Limit: 25. View

29 Sep - 2 Oct, Sat-Tue Gardens of Stone Grand Traverse
Grade:4/6 Length 25km  400m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.On this adventurous walk we will traverse over some of the best walking country the Gardens of Stone National Park can offer, with great views all along the way and superb campsites. We will start at Newnes and finish at Cape Horn, visiting and climbing MtDawson, Woolpack Rock and other attractions along the way. A trip to remember as no crowds, wilderness walking and hopefully lots of spring wildflowers will be out. Rock scrambling and off-track walking in many parts.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S Limit: 15. View

20-21 Oct, Sat-Sun Bushwalking NSW Annual Bush Camp
Branch
Bushwalking NSW
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longMeet old friends and new at our Annual Bush Camp. Lead or join walks, canyons, or training sessions. Enjoy our Saturday fireside barbeque and Sunday morning AGM. Book your campsite and save the date in your club's calendar now!
Location: Bungonia Campground and National Park View

26-29 Oct, Fri (08:30AM)-Mon (17:00PM) Bushwalkers Resort full pack walk
Grade:4/6 Length 20km  800m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFull pack walk to the famed and remote “bushwalkers resort” in the rugged upper Kowmung River. Then two wonderful days to chill out at the best bush campsite in the Blue Mountains with nice side trips. The final day is a walk back up the hill to the cars (sigh!). A "resort" but still a solid full pack walk to get there and back. Mostly off-track walking.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 10. View

5-10 Nov, Mon-Sat Western Snowy Mountains 2018
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  400m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.ADVANCE NOTICE - Group 1 - Arrive Mon 5th Nov, depart Sat 10th. These dates for those who have not been on the trip before or it’s a long time since you’ve been - the usual series of walks. It’s the 21st anniversary trip to the western slopes of the Snowy Mts and northern Kosciuszko NP. Camp or cabin at caravan park. Day walks and exploring the region while learning about Snowy Hydro Scheme, Hume and Hovell and the impact of wild horses. Own transport or find a buddy. Will be some dirt road driving to walks. Contact leader for more detail. Limit: 16. View

8-19 Nov, Thu-Mon Edwards River
Length 200km Milton Branch
Peter W.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(Fully Booked) Paddling the full length (200km) of the Edwards River. The Edwards is an annabranch of the Murray starting at Picnic Point and rejoining the Murray 60km down stream of Swan Hill. Camping out of the kayaks/canoes. The pace is easy but paddlers need to be able to pack and camp out of their kayaks for up to 5 days and there will be number of weirs to portage. Snags in the river and weirs to portage. PFDs compulsory.
Location: Murray Valley NP Limit: 12. View

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