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25 Oct, Wed 9:00AM Buckleys Point
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Paul B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingMostly flat and gentle incline walk from Narrawallee Creek Point Road through weather-beaten forest to Buckleys Head. Optional side tracks along the way. The weather should be good enough for a swim if you are so inclined. Bring a snack because the view is too beautiful not to have a relax at. Coffee afterwards at Anglers Cafe, Lake Conjola. Buckleys Point
Location: Conjola NP View

26 Oct, Thu 12:03PM Pearl Beach – Ettalong
Grade:2/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Zenia P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(NEW!!!) Walk from Pearl Beach to Ettalong along beaches. There will be time for a swim in the Pearl Beach Pool. Possible wet feet at beach inlet at Umina Beach. Bus return to Woy Woy Station. Late finish. Train return to city from Woy Woy. View

31 Oct, Tue 9:30AM Basin View to Huskisson
Grade:2/6 Length 40km Milton Branch
Leslie R.
Cycle | A cycling tripSwim | A trip that involves swimmingLed by Herbert Frey & Leslie Reddacliff. From Basin View boat ramp, mainly on cycleway to St Georges Basin, along foreshore track to Sanctuary Pt. Cycleway again to Huskisson. Bring or buy your lunch! Return on cycleways and roads. Swim possible if hot. Contact leaders essential.
Map: Shoalhaven Cycleways View

4 Nov, Sat 9:00AM Avalon Beach to Barrenjoey Lighthouse
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  300m Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Leaders: Leslie Buchanan and Hugh Hodge (contact Hugh on 0416 114 580, hughberowra@yahoo.com.au) This is a beautiful walk with fantastic coastal scenery. The walk starts at the Avalon Surf Club kiosk located on Avalon beach at 9am. Coffee and toilets are handy. Lighthouse section which involves a bit of climbing is optional. There are swim stops along this walk. Bring snacks, water and lunch. This is a Great Ocean Walk (March 2018) meet and greet but all NPA members are welcome. Members who wish to do the Great Ocean Walk are encouraged to join. Slippery and rugged sections at times.
Location: Northern Beaches Limit: 20. View

25 Nov, Sat 8:15AM Putty Beach to McMasters Beach
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimming60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.A walk via Maitland Bay. This is one of my favourite coastal walks and I plan to stop for numerous swims along the way. If lucky we will also have a snorkel at Little Bay so bring your swimmers, mask and flippers.
Location: Bouddi NP
Map: Broken Bay 91301N Limit: 15. View

2 Dec, Sat 8:35AM Spit bridge to Manly
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  100m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimming60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.If there is a more iconic walk that epitomises the beauty of Sydney Harbour I'd certainly like to know about it! Expect several swimming stops and a side trip to Crater Cove along the way as we cruise along the littoral zone.
Location: Sydney Harbour National Park Limit: 20. View

12 Dec, Tue 9:37AM Sydney Harbour NP
Grade:2/6 Length 11km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Walk to South Head, Watsons Bay then to Nielsen Park Beach for a 1 hour stop for lunch and optional swim (at own risk), then Hermitage Track walk to Rose Bay. Bus return to city. Carry morning tea, lunch and water for a full day walk. Bushtracks, some steep steps, streets. Moderate pace.
Location: Sydney Harbour National Park View

16 Dec, Sat 7:44AM Bronte Beach, Clovelly Beach, Gordons Bay and Little Bay
Grade:1/6 Length 5km  50m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingFirst time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)This is not a walk but a series of surfing and snorkelling stops to experience as much of Sydney's sealife as we're able to spot in these 4 iconic locations! So bring along your boogie board, snorkelling gear and swimmers on this aquatic tour of the best beaches and bays the eastern suburbs can offer. Blockout and rash vests advisable.
Location: Sydney
Map: Sydney Limit: 20. View

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

17 Dec, Sun 10:00AM Retreat to Sanity
Grade:1/6 Length 3km  5m Macarthur Branch
Beth M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingTalk | A talk or slide show presentation.Family | A trip that is planned to cater for children and their parents.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.On the penultimate Sunday before Christmas, please join me in a Retreat to Sanity, anytime from 10 o'clock on, at 206 Georges River Road, Kentlyn. No need to book. Just a few hundred yards easy walk to a shady spot on the upper Georges River. Swimming swimming swimming, and not a sound of a cash register within cooee. Bring your eats, drinks, picnic blankets, and prepare for a totally sybaritic day. For more info call Beth. T: Plenty of parking, or take a bus from Campbelltown railway station to Kentlyn. Deep water. Rocks. Bunyips
Location: Georges River NP
Map: Campbelltown 90291N Limit: 20. View

18 Dec, Mon 9:00AM Maitland Bay Circuit from Wagstaffe
Grade:3/6 Length 16km  200m Sydney Branch
Carole B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(NEW!!!) Joint walk with Bush club. Great views, bush tracks, beaches, possible swim at Maitland Bay (lunch).
Location: Central Coast
Map: Broken Bay 91301N Limit: 15. View

4 Jan, Thu 9:00AM Circumnavigate Narrabeen Lagoon
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Sydney Branch
Carole B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(NEW!!!) Exact walk will be determined by weather and group on the day. Minimum will be to circumnavigate the lagoon and walk to Narrabeen rock pool for a swim. Depending on the day and the group we may add 4km and climb up above the fitness centre to enjoy the views and possibly a cooling breeze from up there. Joint walk with Bush club.
Location: Northern Beaches
Map: Mona Vale 91301S Limit: 15. View

14 Jan, Sun 8:30AM Lower Blue Mountains Day Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(NEW!!!) A short day walk to Erskine Creek via the easy Jack Evans Track. Plenty of time to explore the area and to swim. A nice summer walk that is not too hard. Limit: 15. View

28 Feb, Wed 8:50AM Taronga Park Zoo to the Spit
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  150m Sydney Branch
Carole B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(NEW!!!) Relaxed summer walk with swimming opportunities. Walk can be extended to Manly if anyone is keen and weather is suitable.
Location: Sydney Harbour National Park
Map: Walking Coastal Sydney Limit: 15. View

28 Feb, Wed 9:45AM Watsons Bay to Coogee
Grade:2/6 Length 13km  150m Sydney Branch
Denise S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Walk from Watsons Bay to Coogee Beach via Macquarie Lighthouse, Bondi, Bronte and Clovelly Beaches. Great coastal views and opportunity for a swim. No need to contact leader unless enquiry. Street walking, some steps and hills.
Location: Southern Beaches View