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9-13 Apr, Thu (08:00AM)-Mon (12:00PM) Warrumbungle National Park
Grade:3/6 Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | 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.(Cancelled) Without a doubt, Warrumbungle National Park is one of my favourite places to walk and enjoy nature. On this trip, I will take you to a few of the wilder locations within the park that aren't often visited as well as plenty of the fantastic regular walks which make this park justifiably famous. With hot showers and good amenities isn't it time you experienced the wonderful Warrumbungles! Interested people can come for 4/5 or 6 days. Some off-track walking. Limit: 20. View

15 Apr, Wed 9:00AM Ulladulla Wildflower Reserve
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Paul B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Cancelled) See the advancing growth of the forest after the mid-2019 fire, hopefully providing some encouragement for the wider forest areas. The walk will extend towards Stony Creek at Kings Point. And is a great opportunity to view the transition from black to green. Something in it for everyone! Coffee afterwards. View

22 Apr, Wed 8:00PM Bushwalking in Tasmania: Explore the possibilities
Southern Sydney Branch
Peter V.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Educational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.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.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.(Cancelled) NPA Activities Manager Matt McClelland will talk about his recent trip to Tasmania including walking The Overland Track and The Three Capes track. All welcome, supper provided.
Location: Multi Purpose Centre 123 Flora St Sutherland(nearBelmont St) View

29 Apr, Wed 8:30AM Bomaderry Creek
Grade:3/6 Length 6km Milton Branch
Jon R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Cancelled) Led by Jon and Elaine Rigter. Experience one of Nowra’s best kept secrets with this varied walk in the Bomaderry Creek Gorge. Rocky overhangs and rainforest. Well formed track does have a few steps. Coffee afterwards. View

6 May, Wed 8:30AM Hyams Beach to Vincentia
Grade:2/6 Length 6km Milton Branch
Jon R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Cancelled) Led by Jon and Elaine Rigter. Walk the beautiful shores of Jervis Bay, from Hyams Beach via Chinamans Beach, Greenfields Beach and the White Sands Walk to Plantation Point and then the shared pathway to Vincentia for coffee. Various lengths of walk are possible depending on participants. View

10 May, Sun 8:30AM Forest Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  250m Illawarra Branch
Col M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | 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.(Cancelled) Walk from Maddens Plains on tracks through forests to Mount Mitchell (overlooking Stanwell Park) and return. Coastal and escarpment views.
Location: Illawarra Escarpment Limit: 16. View

13 May, Wed 9:00AM Buckleys Headland
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Paul B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Cancelled) Mostly flat and gentle incline walk from Narrawallee Ck Pt. Rd. through weather-beaten forest to Buckleys Headland. This is a great walk for anyone who isn’t into too many hills with a rewarding unencumbered view south to Narrawallee and north to Cunjarong Point. Coffee afterwards back in Milton but if you would like a restful snack at the headland bring that as well. Good shade if the weather is hot. This walk may have to be altered depending on park’s reopening post-fire.
Location: Conjola NP View

13 May, Wed 11:45AM Walkers get together
Sydney Branch
(Allan’s Group) Mal
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicPublic 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.Cafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.(Cancelled) Get together for Monday walkers who might be out of action, slowing down or just want to sit and chat. Lunch at O'Donohues Irish Pub, 90 Great Western Highway, Emu Plains. View

17 May, Sun 8:30AM Mount Kembla History Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  300m Illawarra Branch
Col M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.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.(Cancelled) Follow pathways, tracks (one section steep off-track), quiet road visiting the Miners Memorial Pathway,  Old Kembla Mine site, Windy Gully and Kembla Ring Track. Coastal and escarpment views.
Location: Illawarra Escarpment Limit: 16. View

19 May, Tue 9:30AM Walls of Camelot
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  450m Southern Highlands Branch
Margie
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Cancelled) The track branches off the Nattai Ridge Road to follow a fence line to a track leading to magnificent sandstone cliffs. The track then continues on to join the Rocky Water Holes Track. Rough track, slippery creek crossings and scrambling up loose scree slopes.
Location: Nattai NP
Map: Hilltop 8929-2N Limit: 20. View

27 May, Wed 9:00AM Walter Hood Monument to Washerwomans
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Paul B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Cancelled) This is a sublime coastal walk along the flat, sheltered, wide open beaches and bushland from the Walter Hood monument. Come join us for a mostly shaded, peaceful autumn day walk. You’ll never want to leave! Coffee back in Milton. NB: Return home about 1pm. This walk may have to be altered depending on park’s reopening post-fire. View

10 Jun, Wed 11:45AM Walkers get together
Sydney Branch
(Allan’s Group) Mal
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicPublic 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.Cafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Get together for Monday walkers who might be out of action, slowing down or just want to sit and chat. Lunch at O'Donohues Irish Pub, 90 Great Western Highway, Emu Plains. View

19-21 Jun, Fri (15:10PM)-Sun (16:00PM) Newnes weekend away
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  400m Southern Sydney Branch
Bob C.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) (Cabins full, car camping available. Contact leader.) Drive to Newnes on Friday afternoon. Share accommodation in the comfy and fully equipped Newnes Cabins. Friday night spotlighting (wombats, possums, roos etc guaranteed). Saturday a decent walk to be announced. Saturday night help celebrate Paul Webster's 70th and sit around the campfire. Sunday smaller walk or explore the ruins. For those not wishing to walk, Newnes is a great place to spend a lazy day. Cost is approx. $100 per person for both nights. Bring a plate to share for each of the evening meals. The limit of 23 will decrease if others non NPA start booking the cabins. Slippery sections.
Map: Newnes Limit: 23. View

8 Jul, Wed 11:45AM Walkers get together
Sydney Branch
(Allan’s Group) Mal
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicPublic 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.Cafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Get together for Monday walkers who might be out of action, slowing down or just want to sit and chat. Lunch at O'Donohues Irish Pub, 90 Great Western Highway, Emu Plains. View

14 Jul, Tue 9:30AM Gibbergunyah
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Margie
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Gibbergunyah Nature Reserve is between Bowral and Mittagong. The walk takes in views of Mt Gibraltar (highest point between Sydney and Canberra), Ninety Acre Hill Lookout and a track which winds through a beautiful fern gully. The track is sometimes overgrown and difficult to locate. Rough track, steep sections, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Gibbergunyah NR
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 20. View

4 Aug, Tue 9:30AM Manning Lookout to Crystal Pool
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  580m Southern Highlands Branch
Margie
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.The walk begins at Manning Lookout near Fitzroy Falls. Here there are great views over Kangaroo Valley.  The walk then follows the escarpment past several view points and along a fence line across a couple of small creeks to Crystal Pool. The water leaves the pool to fall over the escarpment into the valley below. Return by the same route. Indistinct and easily lost track, rough track, fallen trees, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 20. View

11 Aug, Tue 9:30AM Budderoo Track to Gerringong Falls
Grade:3/6 Length 17km  630m Southern Highlands Branch
Keith W
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.The walk follows the Budderoo Fire trail for 6kms to a locked gate on the right. Through the gate is a relatively unused fire trail which deteriorates to a single track leading to Gerringong Creek. Follow the creek along to the falls. Hazards: Rough track, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Budderoo NP
Map: Robertson 9028-4N Limit: 20. View

12 Aug, Wed 11:45AM Walkers get together
Sydney Branch
(Allan’s Group) Mal
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.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.Get together for Monday walkers who might be out of action, slowing down or just want to sit and chat. Lunch at O'Donohues Irish Pub, 90 Great Western Highway, Emu Plains. View

18 Aug, Tue 9:30AM Ahearns Lookout
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  500m Southern Highlands Branch
Margie
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Ahearns Lookout is found by following the beginning of Starlights Track. Take a left fork leading to Rocky Waterholes Lookout and just past this junction look for a right turn which meanders along the ridge to Ahearns Lookout. This gives views over the Nattai with Mt Jellore easily identified. Return by the same route. Rough track, fallen trees and unfenced cliffs.
Location: Nattai NP
Map: Hilltop 8929-2N Limit: 20. View

9 Sep, Wed 11:45AM Walkers get together
Sydney Branch
(Allan’s Group) Mal
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicPublic 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.Cafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Get together for Monday walkers who might be out of action, slowing down or just want to sit and chat. Lunch at O'Donohues Irish Pub, 90 Great Western Highway, Emu Plains. View

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