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|27 Nov, Fri 9:29AM||Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 10: Maroubra Beach to La Perouse|
|Grade:3/6||Length||13km||160m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Co-leader: Bob Rankin. We will walk from Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads in sections. This week we walk from Maroubra Beach to La Perouse.
The Maroubra to La Perouse walk is sprinkled with beautiful beaches, cliffs and National Parks, and provides endless stunning ocean views.
There are plenty of spots along the way to relax and enjoy the views. It is flat pretty much all the way so isn’t too strenuous. And, oh, did I mention whales?
Bring a light lunch and have fish and chips after walk if you wish. View Esther's future walks Observe social distancing. Bring hand sanitizer.
Location: la perouse Limit: 20. View
|5 Dec, Sat 7:30AM||Catherine Hill Bay – Red Ochre Beach|
|Catherine Hill Bay - Moonee Beach - Fraser Beach - Red Ochre Beach. When the heat of summer descends there's few places better to cool off than along the coast and on this trip along the littoral zone. We will have time to swim, snorkel, explore and enjoy all the bays, beaches and nooks and crannies of the beautiful Munmorah SRA.
Location: Munmorah SCA
Map: Catherine Hill Bay 92314S View
|7-16 Dec, Mon (08:00AM)-Wed (18:00PM)||Gondwana Rainforest|
|(Fully Booked) Destination NSW! - Gondwana Rainforest. A bush walkers holiday in NSW 🙂 Car-based camping with day walks enjoying fantastic scenery, fauna, flora, swimming and great company!
Part one - Location: Gibraltar Range National Park
7-12th(incl.) December, based at Mulligans Campground
Map: CANGAI 9338-1N (https://maps.six.nsw.gov.au/etopo.html)
Walk a) The Needles 6km G3
Walk b) Lyrebird Rock, Dandahra Falls, Murrumbooee Cascades 12km G3
Walk c) World Heritage Walk (part) ~12km G3
Walk d) Dandahra Crags & Anvil Rock 10km G3
Walk e) Forest Walk 3km G2
Walk f) Tree Fern walk 9km G3
Part two - Location: Washpool National Park
13-16th(incl.) December, based at Bellbird Campground
Map: COOMBADJHA 9339-2S (https://maps.six.nsw.gov.au/etopo.html)
Walk a) Red Cedars, Cedar Creek Falls (Washpool walk) 10km G3
Walk b) Coachwood Pool (swimming optional) 2km G3
Walk c) Mt Albert 16km G4
Walks may vary depending upon weather & participants. Can't make the whole trip? No problem come and join us for part of the time (by prior arrangement). NPWS campsite booking required & Park entry fees apply (or annual pass). Joint activity with The Bush Club. Contact Brian Piper (email: BrianJPiper@gmail.com or Tel: 0403 192 409) for further information.
Location: Gibraltar Range NP and Washpool NP
Map: Cangai 93381N and Coombadjha 93392S Limit: 12. View
|8 Dec, Tue 8:30AM||Kurnell Peninsula|
|Walk Kurnell to Cronulla. Medium pace: Grade 3. 377m ascent, 389m descent, 15 kms (approx. 5 hours). This walk passes by Cape Solander Lookout and Whale Observation Platform, Cape Bailey Lighthouse, Boat Harbour Beach and Rock Platform, Wanda and Elourea beaches, finishing at Cronulla Beach. There may be some wet and muddy sections and some exposed sections, whale watching (June, July, August). Opportunity for a swim. Coffee at the end of the walk. Bring morning/afternoon tea and picnic lunch. View|
|18 Dec, Fri 9:30AM||Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 13|
|Grade:1/6||Length||8km||80m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|Wolli Creek, Barton Park to Brighten le Sands. This is a short Summer walk where you can swim at the end. Highlights: Landing Lights Wetlands, Market Gardens, Riverine Park, Barton Park, Cook Park.View Esther's future walks Social distancing, mask, sanitizer.
Map: Cook River Limit: 12. View
|19 Dec, Sat 9:00AM||Shelly Beach picnic, swim, snorkel and optional North Head walk|
|This is becoming an annual event where the opportunity to catch up with friends from the NPA, have a chat, a swim, a snorkel and a short walk to North Head and back. So bring along some yummy food to share, your swimmers, sunscreen etc and suitable clothes for a relaxing walk.
Map: Manly Limit: 15. View
|22 Dec, Tue 9:30AM||Summer walk: Centennial Park to Bronte Beach|
|Grade:2/6||Length||7km||100m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|We walk from Centennial Park to Bronte Beach where you can have a swim.View Esther's future walks Limit: 12. View|
|2 Jan, Sat 8:30AM||Waterfall Station to Heathcote Station|
|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! Should be a good way to spend a summers day! Bring sunscreen.
Location: Royal NP
Map: NPWS Royal NP View
|8 Jan, Fri 9:30AM||Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 14: Brighton le Sans to San Souci|
|Grade:1/6||Length||6km||30m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|Brighton le Sans to San Souci. This is a short Summer walk along beaches and waterfront. Swimming opportunities. View Esther's future walks Social distancing, mask, sanitizer. Limit: 12. View|
|15 Jan, Fri 10:10AM||Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 15|
|Grade:1/6||Length||8km||70m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|As part of Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads, we walk from San Souci to Greenhills. This is a short Summer walk. Highlights: Taren Point Shorebird Reserve; Woolooware mangroves boardwalk: Oyster Farm, Woolooware Wader Lagoon. You can walk an extra 0.9 km to Wanda Beach to have a swim.View Esther's future walks Social distancing, mask, sanitizer. Limit: 12. View|
|16-17 Jan, Sat (21:00PM)-Sun (15:00PM)||Lower Blue Mountains|
|We start with a walk down on the Jack Evans Track to Erskine Creek in the Glenbrook area of Blue Mountains NP. We then walk upstream to an excellent swimming pool on the junction with Lincoln/Monkey Ropes Creek. Spend the day swimming and stay the night at a nice campsite near the pool. The return will be a short walk along Monkey Ropes Creek and up a new track to return to the cars. This is a perfect way to spend a weekend.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 15. View
|16 Jan, Sat 8:30AM||Minnamurra – Bombo headland – Kiama|
|Summer is here and the coast is calling! Expect at least 3 swims along the way at very different locations as well as the dramatic scenery of the Bombo Headland with its colonies of seabirds and ancient columnar jointing, no less!
Location: Kiama Coast Limit: 15. View
|17 Jan, Sun 10:05AM||Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 8|
|Grade:3/6||Length||12km||350m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|(Nearly fully booked) Co-leader: Stuart Sew Hoy. We walk from Hazelbrook to Linden via the majestic Kings Cave, pristine paradise pool and a few beautiful waterfalls. We also visit the historic Caley’s Repulse and Donogues Tomb. The track consists of rocky fire trails and bush tracks with some rock scrambling. Opportunity for swimming.View Esther's future walks Creek crossings, steep and slippery sections. Gortex boots an advantage. Walk will be cancelled in severe weather warning, bush fire warning or park closure. Please check your mailbox the night before to make sure walk is still on. More Limit: 10. View|
|30 Jan, Sat 8:00AM||Valley of the Waters full circuit|
|On this full Valley of the Waters circuit we will drop down into the valley as far as Vera Falls and pass as many lookouts and waterfalls as we can as we walk along the many paths in this area including Wentworth Pass, Vera Falls, National Pass, Undercliff, Den Fenella and the Shortcut tracks. Expect lots of photo opportunities and for those feeling brave the odd swimming opportunity. Lots of steps and steep sections.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S View
|14 Feb, Sun 8:00AM||Pisgah Rock Track – Lincoln Creek lilo and return|
|This summer jaunt is part walk, lilo and swim! Basically we walk down to the delightful Lincoln Creek via Pisgah Rock Track and then walk up Lincoln Creek as far as we dare before using our trusty lilos to float down the creek and shoot the rapids where possible. Guaranteed lots of swimming, refreshing watery times and general good fun. Steep track down Pisgah Rock and rapids on the lilo.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Penrith 90303N View
|14 Feb, Sun 9:30AM||Trestles Track|
|Trestles Track - Shoalhaven River - return. Pleasant river walking with possibilities for swimming and exploring an old mine site. Steep descent (approx. 400 m. in 1 km.) to Shoalhaven River followed by flat river walking. Steep climb back to cars. Joint walk with Bush Club.
Location: Bungonia NP
Map: Caoura 1: 25 000 Limit: 15. View
|20 Feb, Sat 8:30AM||Rocky Creek Canyon|
|Undeniably Rocky Creek Canyon is one of the Blue Mountains most spectacular canyons with its superbly sculptured walls, spectacular views along the way and a walk out to remember!
Anyone coming on this trip must be able to swim as there is 3 short swims, the longest of which is about 50 metres. Also a wetsuit is mandatory as the water temperature is brisk to say the least. Some walkers may also prefer to bring a flotation device for the last and longest swim. Slippery rocks and cold water.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Rock Hill 89312N View
|27 Feb, Sat 8:00AM||Martins Lookout – Lost World – Bullants Track – Pippas Pass|
|A wonderful collection of tracks, visiting various spectacular lookouts and crossing Glenbrook Creek along the way where a swim is always possible especially on a hot day. All on tracks and no scrub bashing! Steep track in parts.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Springwood 90304S View
|28 Feb, Sun 9:30AM||Wollangambe Crater|
|Walk on tracks from Bell to Wollangambe River plus short side trip to Wollangambe Crater. Return by same route. Beautiful country, interesting walking, possible swimming. Joint walk with Bush Club.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Wollangambe 89312S Limit: 15. View
|10 Apr, Sat 8:57AM||Kiama to Gerringong|
|One of the classic coastal walks of NSW and a must for summer as along the way I plan to swim at a number of the beaches we pass, which include Kendells, Easts, Loves Bay and finally Werri Beach. So bring the swimmers, blockout, sunhat and towel and enjoy our cruise along the littoral zone.
Location: Kiama Coast
Map: Kiama 90281S View
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