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19 Apr, Mon 7:53AM Linden to Springwood via Sassafras Ridge
Grade:3/6 Length 16km  450m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked) The walk has been changed to the following because Linden Ridge closed. Still walking from Linden to Springwood but on the southern side of the railway. We will cross the GWH at the lights at Linden Station and walk up to Martin Pl visiting Lady Martins Bath on the way. After walking along Sassafras Ridge Trail we will leave it to look for the kangaroo carving. The kangaroo ridge is followed down to Sassafras Creek. We will exit up Wiggins Track and go through Fairy Dell to Springwood. Creek crossings. Some off track. Wet rocks can be slippery.
Location: Linden
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 16. View

19 Apr, Mon 9:15AM Northern Beaches Hospital to Roseville Bridge via Middle Harbour
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  380m Sydney Branch
John H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Starting at the Northern Beaches Hospital, because of its easy access by public transport, we will walk to Natural Bridge and around to Roseville Bridge via Bantry Bay and Middle Harbour. We climb 146 metres and drop 235 metres on this walk. Some rocks to clamber over but generally reasonable track. Some creek crossings.
Location: Garigal NP
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 15. View

21 Apr, Wed 9:30AM Summer Hill to Balmain
Grade:2/6 Length 11km Sydney Branch
Denise S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Walk from Summer Hill to Balmain East Wharf via Haberfield, Hawthorne Canal, Bay Run, Callan Park, Rozelle and Birchgrove. Lovely water views. Limit: 15. View

22 Apr, Thu 12:01AM Taverners Hill Leichhardt – Hawthorne Canal – Iron Cove Bay
Grade:1/6 Length 7km Sydney Branch
Sandra C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFirst time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Public 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!!!) Flat walk along The Greenway Corridor beside heritage–listed Hawthorne Canal. Join the “Bay Run” to historic Rodd Park at Rodd Point and loop back along part of Iron Cove Bay foreshore walk. Covid safe numbers.
Location: Sydney View

23 Apr, Fri 9:15AM Neighbourhood Walk No 14: Kokoda Track
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  110m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Nearly fully booked) Leader will be Kevin Cliffe. Today we walk from Rhodes to Chiswick via The Kokoda Track. Enjoy an Anzac biscuit. The Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway has the following spectacular features:
  • Memorial Centrepiece – A striking series of granite walls on which images of the New Guinea Campaign have been sandblasted. Water also forms an integral part of the centrepiece, cascading alongside the granite walls.
  • Rainforest Area – Includes a watercourse leading into a pond overlooking the Parramatta River.
  • Rose Garden Entry Area – A peaceful and beautiful entrance, which features rose clad pergolas and two circular memorial walls amongst beds of roses.
  • Stations – The stations are places of significance in the New Guinea Campaign where important battles were fought or events occurred. There are a total of 22 stations along the track (including the rose garden and memorial centrepiece).
  • Mangrove Boardwalk – Timber walkways into the mangroves providing a feel for the vegetation in New Guinea.
  • Information Centre – Audio visual hospitality centre providing “living history” of the New Guinea Campaign.
  • Public Walkway – an 800 metre paved walkway linking Rhodes Station to Concord Hospital.
Early exit available.
Location: Rhodes station, Brays Bay, Rocky Point and Rhodes station Limit: 16. View

23-25 Apr, Fri (05:17AM)-Sun (08:00AM) Nullo Range Adventure
Grade:6/6 Length 18km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longStrictly limited numbers. Private property access has been arranged. A series of three one-day walks from a base camp exploring the Nullo Range (directly north of the Yodellers Range) between Myrtle Gap and Lovers Leap. The plan for each day is to be advised, and our progress will depend on our ability to penetrate this very difficult but spectacular terrain. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure. About 6 km every day.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Widden 89321N View

24 Apr, Sat 8:30AM Waterfall to Heathcote
Length 15km  250m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Waterfall Station - Kangaroo Creek Track - Bottle Forest Track - Engadine Track - Heathcote Station. This is a delightful walk along Kangaroo Creek, all the way down to the junction of Engadine Creek and then back up to Heathcote Station. Along the way I plan to stop for a number of swims depending on the heat of the day so bring your togs with you!
Location: Royal NP
Map: NPWS Royal NP View

26 Apr, Mon 8:40AM Blaxland to Valley Heights
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  300m Sydney Branch
Janet R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk part of Cripple Creek, fire trail past beautiful old Mountain Blue Gums, through Sun Valley diatreme to Valley Heights Station. Rough, steep parts, uneven tracks and fire trails. Covid distancing essential.
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 15. View

28 Apr, Wed 9:37AM Chiswick to Balmain
Grade:2/6 Length 9km Sydney Branch
Maurice F.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Parks, reserves, street walking, mostly flat, minor ups and down, steps, break off points. Steps and uneven surfaces.
Location: Russell park Limit: 12. View

29 Apr, Thu Meadowbank to Parramatta
Length 10km Sydney Branch
Sue W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFirst 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.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Along the northern bank of the river incorporating the recently opened Escarpment Boardwalk. This “missing link” goes along the north side of Parramatta River until a little after the Gasworks Bridge on Macarthur Street to the Charles Street Weir, opposite Parramatta Wharf and at the bottom of the Queens Avenue stairs.
Location: Parramatta River Limit: 10. View

30 Apr, Fri 9:25AM Georges River National Park in search of Banksia
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  150m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Autumn is here and the banksias are at their best. Let's take a walk in Georges National Park with great views of the river.... the river walk and the ridge walk. If time allows, we'll also visit nearby Sylvan Grove Native Garden https://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/parks-reserves/sylvan-grove-native-garden Steep and slippery sections. Limit: 12. View

1 May, Sat 8:31AM Firefly Point via Galaxies Gully
Grade:5/6 Length 11km  750m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA fascinating walk full of pagodas to climb, overhangs and gullies to investigate and all within a short distance of Newnes. Lots of possibilities for exploring so a sense of adventure is a requisite! I've graded this walk a 5 due to the off-track nature and because of the rock scrambling. Rock scrambling/off-track walking.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S and Mount Morgan 89311S View

2 May, Sun 7:45AM Great North Walk: Wondabyne to Mooney Mooney
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  420m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.(Fully Booked) Joint leader, Sheila Walker. The Great North Walk is a 250 km walk from Sydney to Newcastle along bush tracks. The Sydney to Wondabyne walks were completed in 2019. This section is from the Wondabyne Station to the Old Moony Mooney Bridge. There will be a car shuttle between Hawkesbury River Station and the Old Mooney Mooney Bridge (45 mins return), and participants must come in a car with no more than the driver and 1 passenger. The walk will start at Wondabyne Station after a train ride from Hawkesbury River Station.
Rough track, rocks, steep and slippery sections, creek crossings
Location: Brisbane Water NP
Map: Brisbane Waters National Park Limit: 20. View

3 May, Mon 8:50AM Sassafras Ridge
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  300m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Follow trail next to railway line and then walk Sassafras Ridge and Kangaroo Ridge. Exit via Sassafras Gully Rd to Springwood. Some off-track. Some steep loose track. Some rock scrambling. Creek crossings.
Location: Faulconbridge
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 16. View

7-14 May, Fri (18:00PM)-Fri (17:00PM) Great North Walk: Mooney Mooney to Newcastle
Grade:4/6 Length 150km Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.(Fully Booked) Joint leader, Sheila Walker (sheila.walker08@gmail.com). The Great North Walk is a 250 km walk from Sydney to Newcastle along bush tracks. The Sydney to Wondabyne walks were completed in 2019. Section 1 from Wondabyne is on 2 May 2021. Sections 2 to 8 will be continuous day walks from Saturday, 08 May to Friday, 14 May 2021 staying overnight en-route; at farm stay for 2 to 4 nights, possibly staying at a cabin site for 2 nights, in a pub/hotel for 2 nights and at a caravan park for 1 night. To start the walk, all walkers will assemble at Misty Mountain Farm Stay site by nightfall on Friday, 07 May for an early start on Saturday, 08 May. Car shuffles will be required for all sections and participants will need to come in a car with no more than 1 other participant. Daily walks range from 11 km to 20 km and the walk rating are 3 and 4. Rough track, steep, rough, rocky and slippery sections, creek crossings, fallen trees and unfenced cliffs.
Location: Brisbane Water NP and Watagans NP Limit: 16. View

7 May, Fri 9:45AM Neighbourhood walk No 16: Harold Reid and North Arm Walking Track
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  200m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Leader will be Jeff Carey. The "neighbourhood series" will be led by walkers who live in the vicinity of where they live. Today we explore  Harold Reid and North Arm Walking Track Castle Crag. This circuit takes walkers through the waterfront bushland of Middle Harbour. Expect fantastic views, diverse plant communities, wildflowers, and lots of birds. https://www.willoughby.nsw.gov.au/files/sharedassets/public/ecm/willoughby-council-website/info-sheets/info-sheets/1-harold_reid_reserve_-_walking_track_brochure.pdf   https://www.willoughby.nsw.gov.au/files/sharedassets/public/ecm/willoughby-council-website/info-sheets/info-sheets/1-north_arm_reserve_-_walking_track_brochure.pdf   Optional lunch at a Orchard Tavern at Chatswood. Please state if you will have pub lunch because we'll make a booking. Steep and slippery sections. Limit: 12. View

8 May, Sat 8:30AM Baal Bone Ridge exploration
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  300m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | 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.Between Ball Bone Point and Baal Bone Gap is a ridge full of fantastic rock formations many of which resemble animals, a boot and well anything your imagination can conjure up! On this walk I intend to photograph and seek out as many of these formations as possible in a leisurely pace. However there might be some tape work involved so be prepared for off-track walking as we explore this marvellous area. Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S View

8 May, Sat Cronulla to Fox Studios
Length 62km Sydney Branch
Rob G.
Cycle | A cycling trip(Date Changed) 62 km return, starting from Sharkies, Cronulla to Fox Studios and return. A flat and easy ride with mainly bike paths and bike lanes, some quiet roads. Lunch at Fox Studios Markets or BYO and a chance to look at the market stalls. Limited numbers, must contact leader. No helmet no go! View

8 May, Sat 9:31AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 19 Wattamolla to Garie Beach
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  300m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Date Changed) Leader Kevin Cliffe. Part of the Great South Coast Walk  (http://greatsouthcoastwalk.net/) a long-distance walking route along the southern coastline of New South Wales, from Bundeena on the southern fringe of Sydney, to Mallacoota, just over the border in Victoria, 660km in total. Today we walk from Wattamolla to Garie Beach. Always wanted to do the Coast Track but 28 km and 900 m elevation in one day is not your cup of tea? This is your chance to do it in 3 sections with public transport option. Catch the 8am shuttle from Sutherland Station to Wattamolla, arriving 9:15 am. Walk to Garie Beach and catch the shuttle at 2:00 pm back to Sutherland. Day fare is $18. Ask leader for payment details for group booking. Bundeena to Shoalhavens Steep and slippery sections.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Royal National Park Sketch Map Limit: 12. View

10 May, Mon 9:22AM Ruined Castle
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  500m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Scenic World bus stop to Furber Steps. Walk the Federal Pass to Ruined Castle. Then return same way. Plenty of steps. Steep, rough sections. Some optional rock scrambling.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Jamison 89302N Limit: 16. View

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