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2 Feb, Fri A walk or a non-abseiling/swimming canyon walk
Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longDepending on the weather, either a walk exploring the amazing country around Newnes or a non-abseiling/swimming canyon walk will be offered. Put this date in your diary and watch Short Notice Walk announcements for exact details. Grade 5 or 6. View

2 Feb, Fri 9:35AM Bellbird Point
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  220m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(NEW!!!) Green Gully to Bellbird Point and return. Then Coachwood Glen on the way back to Blackheath if time allows.
Location: Megalong
Map: Jenolan Limit: 15. View

3 Feb, Sat 10:27AM Glenbrook – Glenbrook Olympic Pool
Grade:2/6 Length 4km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Judith H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Via Station Street Fire Trail on streets, tracks, ups & downs. Optional swim at Glenbrook Olympic Pool ($6.40 Adult / $4.80 Concession / Over age 75 free). Train return to city. View

3 Feb, Sat 2:00PM Porters Creek Lookout & Old Bullock Trail
Grade:3/6 Length 6km Milton Branch
Fiona S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom the lookout above Porters Gap descend on a pass to below the escarpment and follow an Old Bullock Trail to the south for an afternoon tea stop and return along the top. Magnificent views and rainforest. An experience to introduce walkers to the delights of the escarpments of Morton National Park. Note afternoon start! Contact leader essential.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Milton 89272N View

3 Feb, Sat Tarrawanna – Brokers Nose
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  200m Illawarra Branch
Helen W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longClimb via old Corrimal mine to top of escarpment then along to the lookout at Brokers Nose. Descend more gently via Rixons Pass. Steep slopes.
Location: Illawarra Escarpment SCA
Map: Bulli Limit: 8. View

4 Feb, Sun 8:00AM Macquarie Pass Waterfalls
Grade:2/6 Length 9km Milton Branch
Jon R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Walk on track to waterfall at base of pass, then drive up & walk to Rainbow Falls via Clover Hill Road. Some great rainforest!
Map: Robertson 90284N Best Walk: Macquarie Pass View

4 Feb, Sun 6:00AM Royal NP: Otford to Burning Palms
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  400m Illawarra Branch
Sam G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Otford Lookout to Burning Palms Beach and return via Coast Track, Palm Jungle, Burgh Ridge and Cliff Track. Varied vegetation and great coastal views. Chance of a dip at Burning Palms beach. A taste of Best Walk #10! Joint walk with Illawarra Ramblers. Cliff edges.
Location: Otford
Map: Otford 91294S Limit: 14. Best Walk: Otford to Bundeena View

5 Feb, Mon 9:01AM Bedford Creek Pools
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  350m Sydney Branch
(Mal’s Group) Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Visit Rocky Towers Lookout and Pyramid Falls. Then explore Bedford, Lester and Willawong Pools on Bedford Creek. Rock scrambling and creek crossings.
Location: Hazelbrook
Map: Katoomba Limit: 20. View

6 Feb, Tue 9:30AM Basin View – Huskisson bike ride
Grade:2/6 Length 40km Milton Branch
Leslie R.
Cycle | A cycling tripSwim | A trip that involves swimmingFrom 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. Swims possible/essential if hot. Contact leaders essential. Helmet compulsory.
Map: Shoalhaven Cycleways View

6 Feb, Tue 9:34AM Eastern beaches
Grade:2/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk to Maroubra Beach via cliff tops and reserves. Bus return to city. Carry morning tea, lunch and water for a full day walk. Streets, some steps to climb, pathways. Moderate pace. View

6 Feb, Tue 9:00AM Manly – Spit Bridge
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  100m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
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.60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.See the harbour between Manly and the Spit. Enjoy a summer stroll.
Location: Sydney Harbour National Park Limit: 10. Best Walk: Sydney Harbour View

6 Feb, Tue 9:30AM Morton NP
Grade:4/6 Length 14km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFamily | A trip that is planned to cater for children and their parents.Fitzroy Falls West Rim and East Rim Tracks provide spectacular views of the main falls, Twin Falls, the Grotto and the valley between the two tracks. The vegetation is very different on each of the tracks. There is also the option to find the site of a plane crash near the West Rim. Lunch will be at the Visitors Centre. Rough track, steep sections, slippery rocks. Off-track to get to crash site.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Bundanoon 89281S Limit: 16. View

6 Feb, Tue 9:51AM Sutherland – Woronora River
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Ailsa C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk down to Woronora River, bus return to Sutherland Station. Train return to city. View

7 Feb, Wed 9:00AM Granite Falls, Rainforest Walk & BBQ Picnic
Grade:2/6 Length 8km Milton Branch
Barry T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom car park GR walk to Granite Falls Lookout & return. Return to cars and drive up to Boyd Lookout and rainforest area for lunch and views from Boyd Lookout.
Map: Tianjara 89271S View

7 Feb, Wed 10:00AM Loftus – Royal National Park
Grade:2/6 Length 3km Sydney Branch
Bob S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Level ramble and tram. View

8 Feb, Thu 10:08AM Circular Quay – Collaroy
Grade:2/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Lyn C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Circular Quay - Manly - Dee Why Lagoon - Long Reef - Collaroy. Mostly sealed walking paths with lagoon, ocean and golf course views. Possibly some beach walking (may get wet feet but as low tide hopefully not). Long lunch break at Collaroy. Swim (own risk). Bus return to city. Ups & downs, steps, possibly muddy surfaces slippery after rain, some short unformed track sections with uneven surfaces. View

9 Feb, Fri A walk or a non-abseiling/swimming canyon walk
Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longDepending on the weather, either a walk exploring the amazing country around Newnes or a non-abseiling/swimming canyon walk will be offered. Put this date in your diary and watch Short Notice Walk announcements for exact details. Grade 5 or 6. View

9 Feb, Fri 8:33AM Fitzgerald Creek
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  350m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Down to Sun Valley Trail then along to Cripple Creek Trail. Long hill up to Rickard Trail. Take Rickard Trail out to Warrimoo Lookout. Mostly fire trails. Some steep sections down and up. Possibility of exploring some side tracks.
Location: Warrimoo
Map: Springwood Limit: 20. View

10 Feb, Sat 10:10AM Hawthorne Canal – Balmain
Grade:2/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Hawthorne Canal - The Bay Run - Dawn Fraser Pool - Balmain. Cycleway, streets, parks, ups & downs, steps, water views. Swim (Entry $5.40 Adult / $2.80 Senior / $1.60 Concession). Bus return. View

10 Feb, Sat 8:06AM Kiama – Gerringong
Grade:3/6 Length 17km  100m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
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.Along the littoral zone we will walk with plenty of time for the odd swim, surf or snorkel as we pass 4 beaches and numerous small coves worth a look. This walk is good for those looking for a great coastal experience not too far from Sydney. Rock hopping in parts.
Location: South Coast
Map: Kiama 90281S Limit: 15. View

10-11 Feb, Sat-Sun Mt Tate and Consett Stephens Pass
Branch
Frank B.
Camp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA walk organised by Geehi Bushwalking Club. Contact leader for further details. View

11 Feb, Sun Avalon – Barrenjoey
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  160m Sydney Branch
Roger T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Day walk from Avalon Beach – Bangalley Head – Whale Beach – Whale Rocks – Palm Beach – circumnavigation of Barrenjoey. A summer beach walk with some rock hopping. View

11 Feb, Sun 8:30AM Curra Moors
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  100m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
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)(NEW!!!) A slow walk to explore the Curra Moors. Hopefully to finish before the heat... or whatever the weather is that day!
Location: Royal NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 10. View

11 Feb, Sun 7:30AM Deep Creek
Sydney Branch
Conny H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longExplorative walk starting from Deep Creek. Allow 5 hours. Only fit walkers. Bookings essential. View

11 Feb, Sun 8:00AM Pretty Beach & Durras Mountain
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Milton Branch
Leslie R.
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.From NPWS Pretty Beach car park, ascend Durras Mtn along forest tracks. Descend to coast via the east trail and return via coast. Some rock hopping. One of the best walks in the region! Note early start to beat the heat and leave time for leisurely lunch, swim/snorkel at Snake Bay. Note early start!
Map: Kioloa 89261N Best Walk: Durras Mountain View

12 Feb, Mon 12:15PM Gardens of Stone: How can we save it?
Branch
Janine K.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Educational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.For over 80 years people have extolled the outstanding beauty of the Gardens of Stone, situated in Sydney’s backyard and next door to the Blue Mountains World Heritage area. So why are the Gardens of Stone’s globally significant pagodas collapsing? Why are its rare highland swamps dying? How can this precious area be protected and the local economy supported? Tutor: Janine Kitson. Bookings essential. Contact WEA, SYDNEY Ph: (02) 9264 2781 E: info@weasydney.nsw.edu.au www.weasydney.com.au View

13 Feb, Tue 10:12AM Gosford – Point Clare
Grade:3/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Margery W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk downhill via Kariong Fire Trail through bush to Point Clare. Train return to city from Point Clare. View

13 Feb, Tue 9:18AM Spit – Manly
Grade:3/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Walk from The Spit to Manly Wharf via Manly Scenic Walkway Track. Carry morning tea, lunch and water for a full day walk. Steep sections, many steps, bushtracks with rough and uneven surfaces. Moderate pace. Best Walk: Sydney Harbour View

14 Feb, Wed 9:30AM Chippendale
Grade:2/6 Length 3km Sydney Branch
Bob S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Level ramble around Chippendale. View

14 Feb, Wed 9:00AM Little Forest Farm Wander
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Barry T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Explore the fields and hills of the Little Valley around Duckpond, and saunter along the twists and turns of the Yackungarrah Creek. Coffee after at Penny and Barry’s. View

14 Feb, Wed 10:10AM Wentworth Falls Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  200m Sydney Branch
Fritz W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Wentworth Falls, Breakfast Point, Den Fenella Lookout and return by Charles Darwin Track. No need to contact leader. Steps and some rough bushtracks.
Location: Blue Mountains NP View

15 Feb, Thu 10:00AM Long Point Macquarie Fields
Length 3km Macarthur Branch
Beth M.
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.Family | A trip that is planned to cater for children and their parents.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Not far, not fast. Still in holiday mode, so we can take our time to enjoy the bush, look for wildflowers, possibly spot koalas, and especially hunt for an elusive uncommon species of wildflower. Find a Mountain Devil, and see an old fashioned pipe cleaner mountain devil doll. Water, prickly bush. Bunyips.
Location: Georges River NP
Map: Liverpool Limit: 20. View

15 Feb, Thu 6:00PM Understory and the battle to save NSW’s forests
Branch
Janine K.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Educational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.David Gallan’s documentary film Understorey reveals how a few dedicated conservationists in the 1960s gallantly campaigned to save NSW’s South-East native forests from the export woodchip industry. Enjoy viewing a film that captures the beauty, fragility and poignancy of wildlife living in the forest and how the film shows with such clarity that wildlife cannot survive without their forest. Discussion on forest protection will follow the viewing of this film. Tutor: Janine Kitson. Bookings essential. Contact WEA, SYDNEY Ph: (02) 9264 2781 E: info@weasydney.nsw.edu.au www.weasydney.com.au View

16 Feb, Fri A walk or a non-abseiling/swimming canyon walk
Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longDepending on the weather, either a walk exploring the amazing country around Newnes or a non-abseiling/swimming canyon walk will be offered. Put this date in your diary and watch Short Notice Walk announcements for exact details. Grade 5 or 6. View

16 Feb, Fri 9:12AM Lincoln Rock
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  250m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Darwin's Walk to Lincoln Rock. Some rough sections.
Location: Wentworth Falls
Map: Katoomba Limit: 20. View

17 Feb, Sat 9:00AM Carrington Falls
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  200m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
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)(NEW!!!) Two half day walks on either side of the rim. Quite scenic. Lunch can be at the cars. Dependent on side tracks we might have some slippery conditions.
Location: Morton NP Limit: 12. View

17 Feb, Sat Caves Beach – Campbell Drive
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  50m Sydney Branch
Greg L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk from Caves Beach - Catherine Hill Bay - Munmorah SCA - Campbell Drive. Great coastal walking with interesting beaches and inlets. One way walk with possible swims along the way.
Location: Munmorah SCA
Map: Catherine Hill Bay 92314S Limit: 10. View

17 Feb, Sat Douglass Park
Grade:2/6 Length 12km Illawarra Branch
Caryll S.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripSwim | A trip that involves swimmingPaddle upstream and downstream on the Nepean River and Cataract River with short portage. Gorges. Swimming. PFDs compulsory. View

17 Feb, Sat 9:30AM Hyde Park – Circular Quay Street Art and Memorial Walk
Grade:1/6 Length 9km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Sandra C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Cafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Historic. We will zigzag the parks and streets east of George Street. Along the way view the 1842 Statue of Governor Bourke and pause at the 2015 Yininmadyemi Memorial. Highpoints will be the GPO and the Lands Building. Lunch in the Botanic Gardens. Water available and dropout points. Coffee/tea options at Circular Quay. View

17-25 Feb, Sat-Sun Lord Howe Island
Grade:3/6 Illawarra Branch
Joe P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longExpressions of interest invited for a proposed Lord Howe Island trip. Lovely walks and many other activities are available on this beautiful island paradise. Be early or those on the list will be given priority and these trips usually book out quickly. Once costing is available a non refundable deposit will be required to hold your place. Variety of walks up to grade 3, mostly leisurely. Harder walks optional. Limit: 32. View

17 Feb, Sat 10:00AM The Ravines & Claydons Cascades
Grade:3/6 Length 10km Milton Branch
Fiona S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom Mt Bushwalker car park follow Tianjara Fire Trail to head of Claydons Creek. Waterfall is just off the track. See the spectacular 'crevasses' enroute. An experience to introduce walkers to the delights of the escarpments of Morton National Park. Note a later start....time for a sleep-in! Contact leader essential.
Map: Tianjara 89271S View

18 Feb, Sun 9:00AM Burrill Lake bush & shoreline
Grade:3/6 Length 13km Milton Branch
Peter F.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom Wildflower Reserve walk west to upper reaches of lake. Follow shoreline to boat ramp then fire trail and track to Cooper Creek. Some off-track to shoreline then to outskirts of Kings Point. Return to Wildflower Reserve via bushtrack. Figure of 8 Walk can be varied. View

19 Feb, Mon 9:54AM Pulpit Rock – Fairy Bower
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  350m Sydney Branch
(Mal’s Group) Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Pulpit Rock, Witches Glen, Ferris Cave, Grotto, Fairy Bower. Rough track.
Location: Mount Victoria
Map: Mount Wilson Limit: 20. View

19 Feb, Mon 8:00AM Wattamolla – Little Marley
Grade:2/6 Length 12km  200m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingFirst time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Stroll along the coast in the morning and enjoy spectacular scenery. Swim at lunch.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 10. View

20 Feb, Tue 9:46AM Bronte – Clovelly
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Fran C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Streets, paths, ups & downs. Swim. Bus return to city from Clovelly. View

20 Feb, Tue 9:13AM Centennial Park
Grade:2/6 Length 13km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk to Bronte Beach. At finish a bus to Bondi Junction and Central Stations. Carry morning tea, lunch and water for a full day walk. Parks, streets, some bushtracks, with steep sections, steps up and down. Moderate pace. View

21 Feb, 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 swimmingCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Mostly 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.
Location: Conjola NP View

21 Feb, Wed 9:30AM Lake Parramatta – Female Factory
Grade:2/6 Length 3km Sydney Branch
Bob S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Level ramble from Lake Parramatta to Female Factory. View

22 Feb, Thu 10:00AM Old Ford Track
Grade:1/6 Length 3km  10m Macarthur Branch
Beth M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFamily | 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.Not far, not fast. An easy and gentle downhill stroll to the Georges River, with heathland to explore on one side, and rainforest in the gully. There are wildflowers here that are seldom found elsewhere other than in the upper Georges. Orchids and ferns. We can take our time to fossick through this most interesting area. The Old Ford Track was originally the main road from Campbelltown to Heathcote. Roughish walking surface. Some drop offs. Bunyips
Location: Georges River NP
Map: Campbelltown 90291N Limit: 20. View

23 Feb, Fri A walk or a non-abseiling/swimming canyon walk
Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longDepending on the weather, either a walk exploring the amazing country around Newnes or a non-abseiling/swimming canyon walk will be offered. Put this date in your diary and watch Short Notice Walk announcements for exact details. Grade 5 or 6. View

23 Feb, Fri 9:00AM Bicentennial Park
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  20m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
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.Photography and birdwatching walk. Limit: 10. View

24 Feb, Sat 10:49AM Avalon – Taylors Point
Grade:2/6 Length 4km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Avalon - Paradise Beach - Clareville Beach - Taylors Point. Streets, parks, ups & downs, steps, water views. Swim. Bus return to Avalon from Taylors Point then bus/es to city. View

24 Feb, Sat 8:39AM Catherine Hill Bay – Red Ochre Beach
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  150m 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.Why is this one of my favourite coastal walks? Because of the diversity of the landscape and the possibility of several spots to swim, surf or snorkel along the way! Wonderful rock platforms to explore and the colourful coastal tall heathland to enjoy. More than enough reason to join me! Rock hopping.
Location: Munmorah SCA
Map: Catherine Hill Bay 92314S Limit: 15. Best Walk: Catherine Hill Bay View

24 Feb, Sat 9:00AM Otford to Burning Palms and back
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  200m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) A loop walk from Otford through Burning Palms and back.
Location: Royal NP Limit: 15. View

24 Feb, Sat Wild Gorge, Dome Cave & Cosmic Cave
Grade:5/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFind out why this spectacular and threatened area must be protected for future generations. Park at GR 396 071 off Sunnyside Ridge Road and walk east to the head of a tributary of Wild Gorge. Descend it, visiting Dome Cave along the way, then explore both branches of the gorge, including Pinch Point Circle. Move south east and out towards Carne Creek. Locate a ledge that leads towards Cosmic Cave. Exit via Split Rock Point and Pass. Re-connect with the cars. Scrambling and exposure. 5M, S223E
Location: Newnes State Forest
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

25 Feb, Sun 9:00AM Bendalong bush & beaches
Grade:2/6 Length 7km Milton Branch
Jim G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk along coastal bush tracks to beaches and rock platforms. Meet leader at North Bendalong (Flat Rock Car park) at 9:30am.
Map: Sussex Inlet 90274S View

25 Feb, Sun Southern shoreline of Broken Bay
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  290m Sydney Branch
Roger T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWe walk down to Flint and Steel Beach from the West Head Road and then follow tracks to White Horse Beach. Then we go off-track for about 30 minutes until we come to Hungry Beach. A track leads from there to a great Hawkesbury River Lookout and then we find the old Jims Track back to the road. View

25 Feb, Sun 9:15AM Watsons Bay to Rose Bay
Grade:2/6 Length 12km  200m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther 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)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.(NEW!!!) Contact Leaders: Ken & Judy Woodward on edgark@optusnet.com.au    02 96344462     0450470893 ( day of walk only)
Watsons Bay to The Gap, Macquarie Lighthouse, Vaucluse House, Neilson Park (optional swim) & Heritage Walk to Rose Bay. Easy walking with harbour & ocean views. 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.
Slippery at times. Limit: 20. View

26 Feb, Mon 9:42AM Mt Victoria
Grade:3/6 Length 5km  250m Branch
Theo H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Wombat Walks series. Fairy Bower walk. Ladders, rough steps, steep sections. Easy walking pace with time to look around. View

26 Feb, Mon 9:35AM Popes Glen
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  350m Sydney Branch
(Mal’s Group) Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Date Changed) Ridgewell Road, Hat Hill Fire Trail, Popes Glen, Govetts Leap Lookout. Creek crossing could be slippery. Some rough sections.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba and Mount Wilson Limit: 20. View

27 Feb, Tue 10:07AM Coogee – Maroubra
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Fran C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Streets, paths, ups & downs. Swim. Bus return to city from Maroubra. View

27 Feb, Tue 10:00AM Nicholas Pass, Bundanoon
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  250m Southern Highlands Branch
Martin M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Walk involves creek crossings and is very slippery in parts.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Bundanoon 89281S Limit: 8. View

27 Feb, Tue 9:48AM Warriewood – Mona Vale
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk to Warriewood Wetlands then across to Narrabeen Head, Turimetta Head to Mona Vale Beach. Bus return to city from Barrenjoey Rd. Carry morning tea, lunch and water for a full day walk. Steep sections, steps, rough bushtrakcs, beaches. Moderate pace. View

28 Feb, Wed 8:00PM Bhutan’s Environmental Successes: What, How and Why
Southern Sydney Branch
Peter V.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Bhutan is a Buddhist kingdom in the Himalayas’ known for its monasteries, fortresses and dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys. Guest speaker environmental researcher Ross Jeffree PhD. View

28 Feb, Wed Kincumber South to Empire Bay
Grade:2/6 Length 10km Central Coast Branch
Bill P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk from Kincumber South to Empire Bay via MacMasters Firetrail. Day walk, 10km on track, firetrail, roads and some hidden places. Easy pace. Bus one way. The ‘missing link’ and last in the series of six walks around Brisbane Water. Extensive mangroves along the shoreline so that we take to the hills to close the loop.
Location: Bouddi NP
Map: Gosford 91312S and Broken Bay 91301N View

28 Feb, Wed 8:50AM Taronga Park Zoo – 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.60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.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. Best Walk: Sydney Harbour View

28 Feb, Wed 9:45AM Watsons Bay – Coogee
Grade:3/6 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.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


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