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16 Aug, Sun 9:30AM The Great West Walk: Part 3
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  200m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.See info on The Great West Walk  https://greatwestwalk.com.au/ This is section 3 of the Great West Walk.  We walk from Marayong to Rooty Hill Points of interest: Nurragingy Reserve, The Nurragingy Blacksmith, Chang Lai Yuan Chinese Gardens, New Zealand Garden, Miniature Railway, Colebee Centre, Western Sydney Parklands; Blacktown International Sports Park, Western Sydney Parklands; Rooty Hill Historic Site. Optional drinks/late lunch at Lone Pine Tavern near Rooty Hill Station View Esther's future walks    Future walk 2 No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider installing Covidsafe app. Limit: 10. View

21 Aug, Fri 10:00AM The Great West Walk Part 4
Grade:3/6 Length 1km  150m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.See info on The Great West Walk  https://greatwestwalk.com.au/ This is part 4 of The Great West Walk.  We walk from Marayong to Toongabbie.  Attractions:
International Peace Park, Seven Hills
Blacktown Showground, Blacktown.   Fairwater Park, which has a nice cafe. Marayong Park
  View Esther's future walks Future walk 2 No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider installing Covidsafe app.
Map: marayong Limit: 10. View

23 Aug, Sun 7:25AM Tahmoor Gorge
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  350m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
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.(Fully Booked) Walk will be led by Mike McLeod. A circuit rugged walk (rather rocky) along the Bargo River and Tahmoor Gorge. We will do it slowly to take in and take photos of the beauty of the walk. Highlights: fantastic views of the Mermaid Pools. Wallaby, birds, majestic gum trees, Rock Orchids and possibly other orchids. Some very steep and slippery parts. No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider installing Covidsafe app.
Map: Bargo 90293N Limit: 10. View

28 Aug, Fri 9:45AM The Great West Walk part 5
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  150m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.See info on The Great West Walk  https://greatwestwalk.com.au/ This is the last part of the Great West Walk.  We walk from Toongabbie to Parramatta. Attractions:Bicentennial Square, Parramatta
Eat Street (Church Street), Parramatta
Brislington House, Parramatta
Old Government House, Parramatta Park
Old Observatory, Parramatta Park
The Old Dairy, Parramatta Park
Wisteria Garden and Glengariff House, Westmead
Toongabbie Creek, Winston Hills
The Lost Rogans Hill Railway Line, Northmead
Third Settlement Reserve, Winston Hills
 
  View Esther's future walks Future walk 2 No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider installing Covidsafe app.
Map: Toongabbie Limit: 10. View

30 Aug, Sun 9:30AM Martins Lookout to Lost World return
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  500m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.(Nearly fully booked) Co-leader:Kevin Cliffe.From the car park, we visit Martins Lookout before descending almost 250 m to Glenbrook Creek. We climb about 250 m to Bunyan Lookout and The Lost World. Fantastic Views at both ends. Then we descend to Glenbrook Creek before climbing back up to Martins Lookout. The ascent and descent are rather rugged. View Esther's future walks Future walk 2 Very steep and rugged sections.
Location: Valley Heights
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 10. View

6 Sep, Sun 9:45AM Waratahs
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  300m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
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.Co-leader: Hugh Hodge. We walk from Patonga to Umina.  We'll see many waratahs, as well as native orchids and other wildflowers.  We'll also visit Elephant Rock and the Postman's trail. View Esther's future walks Future walk 2 Steep and slippery sections.
Location: patonga
Map: Patonga Wharf Limit: 10. View

13 Sep, Sun 10:15AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 6
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  550m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Nearly fully booked) Leader: Allan Porter. Co-Leader: Kevin Cliffe. This is the last episode of "Crossing The Blue Mountains"-a series of 17 walks. Today, We walk from Wentworth Falls to Lawson via Bruces Walk. Begin with the Red Autumn Maple trees lined streets of beautiful Wentworth Falls. It’s a magical walk with waterfalls, caves, gum forests, sassafras’s forests, bird life and magestic views. If you are lucky, you may see Lyrebirds, Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoos and the endangered Glossy Black Cockatoos (we saw 9 of this rarely seen red tailed on section 3). This walk is not for you if you don’t like creek crossings (5, 1 boots off), steep climbs and vertical ladders (4). View section  section 5 CBM5 section 15B CBM15B View Esther's future walks Future walk 2 Steep and slippery sections, slides and rock scrambling. Please bring hand sanitizer. Limit: 12. View

20 Sep, Sun 10:03AM Mt Banks one trail loop
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  400m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCo-Leader : Ewan Cain. The track leads off to the south from the Bell's Line of Road between Mount Tomah and the Mount Wilson turn-off, and there is a sign indicating Mount Banks. You can park at the end of the road. Walk out to the lookout and return over the top. This is a lovely walk and not too difficult. There are superb views of the Grose Valley at the lookout and wonderful northern views as you come down off Mount Banks. There are many wildflowers at this time of the year. If time allows, we'll visit Mount Tomah to see the beautiful waratahs and proteas on the way back. View Esther's future walks Future walk 2 Slippery sections.
Location: mount Banks Limit: 10. View

27 Sep, Sun 11:00AM Great North Walk Section 8 :Wondabyne to Mooney Mooney
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  325m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCo-leader: Kevin Cliffe. Starting with a steep climb from Wondabyne Train station you will explore a series of large rock platforms with wide views over the Brisbane Water National Park and visit Scopas Peak. After Scopas walk you cross a few pleasant rocky gullies before crossing Piles Creek on the Phil Houghton suspension foot bridge. Here the walk heads towards Mooney Mooney Creek before walking up to the Mooney Mooney Creek Trackhead on the Old Pacific Hwy. You'll need to bring a car for car shuffling purposes. Be prepared for 1 hour of car shuffling before start of walk. View Esther's future walks Future walk 2  Steep and slippery sections. No-touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider installing Covifsafe app.
Location: Wondabyne
Map: Brisbane Waters National Park Limit: 10. View

4 Oct, Sun 10:00AM Waratahs
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  400m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longMeet at Clarence Station and drive to start of the walk. In 2015, I saw thousands of waratahs. It's because it was after a bushfire. We had bushfires again this year. So hopefully, we'll see many waratahs. View Esther's future walks Future walk 2
Map: Clarence Limit: 10. View

11-21 Oct, Sun (08:00AM)-Wed (17:00PM) The Great Ocean Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 100km  2,600m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
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 long(Nearly fully booked) Co-leader: Ewan Cain.  We walk 100km from Apollo Bay to The Twelve Apostles of the Great Ocean Walk in Victoria. It would involve driving to Apollo Bay to start walk. Total walking days are 7 . Total nights of accommodation are 10.  This would require 1 night of accommodation between Sydney and Apollo Bay before the walk and 1 night after the walk. We will be staying at Bimbi Park which offers Cabins, on site vans, camping pods, powered and unpowered sites.  If you were considering  staying in a tent, please be aware that the condition of GOW is unpredictable and can be extremely windy.  Transport to start of day walks will involve car shuffles.  Distance of day walks vary between 12 to 18 km but they do not involve difficult terrains and the daily accumulated elevation is no more than 600m. This GOW walk is back to back to a 7 day Grampians walk.  You have the option to extend to the additional full week or to the number of preferred days.  See different posting. When you enquire, please send your walking history and whether you can share your vehicle with others. Self catering. You are free to take rest days, but may have to help with car shuffle. A certificate of completion will be awarded to those who complete the whole 100km. View Esther's future walks Future walk 2 Steep and slippery sections. Very windy condition at times.
Location: Apollo Bay
Map: The Great Ocean Walk Limit: 12. View

20-27 Oct, Tue-Tue Grampians
Grade:3/6 Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(Nearly fully booked) We stay at one place and do 6 and a half days of day walks in the Grampians. Graeme Bradburn will be leading walks with an emphasis on native orchids. This is a back to back walk with GOW (The Great Ocean Walk). GOW is between 11/10/2020 to 20/10/2020. People doing GOW will travel from The Twelve Apostles to Grampians on 20/10. We plan to stay a week in a Holiday Park at Halls Gap where you can choose your own preferred accommodation. Own car transport. View Esther's future walks Future walk 2 Steep and slippery sections. Dependent on COVID restrictions relaxing in time, which seems likely. Limit: 10. View

4 Jul, Sun 9:40AM Garie Beach to Bundeena
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  400m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(DRAFT - do not publish yet) Catch the 8am shuttle from Sutherland Station to Garie Beach. Fare is $9. Walk to Buudeena to catch ferry back to Cronulla.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Royal NP Limit: 10. View

11 Jul, Sun 9:40AM Garie Beach to Otford
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  400m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(DRAFT - do not publish yet) Catch the 8am shuttle from Sutherland Station to Garie Beach, arriving 9:40am. Fare is $9. Walk to Otford Station.
Location: Royal NP Limit: 10. View

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