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1 Mar, Thu 10:00AM Ingleburn Weir
Length 3km  5m Macarthur Branch
Beth M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Family | A trip that is planned to cater for children and their parents.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Not far, not fast. Easy walk to the Georges River. Stop to enjoy the wildflowers. Take note of a few environmental issues, and note what makes great platypus habitat. Interesting vegetation. Prickly bush, optional gently scramble. Bunyips.
Location: Georges River NP
Map: Liverpool 90302S Limit: 20. View

1 Mar, Thu 6:00PM The history of the koala
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.Koalas are internationally recognized as one of Australia’s most iconic animals. Yet few know that in 1919 one million koalas were killed for their furs during a six month open hunting season in Queensland. Learn about the cumulative impacts of over 200 years of hunting and habitat destruction that is now pushing the koala into the danger zone of extinction. What must we do to save this precious Australian animal? Tutor: Janine Kitson. Bookings essential. Contact WEA, SYDNEY Ph: (02) 9264 2781 E: info@weasydney.nsw.edu.au www.weasydney.com.au View

2 Mar, Fri 8:25AM Euroka Clearing and Portal Waterhole
Grade:2/6 Length 6km  150m 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!!!) Visit Portal Waterhole. Drive on to Euroka Clearing. From here walk to Nepean River and back. Clay surface on track near Portal Waterhole can be slippery.
Location: Glenbrook
Map: Penrith Limit: 15. View

3 Mar, Sat 8:48AM Hat Hill Canyon
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  230m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Hat Hill Canyon has the advantage of being close to Sydney and is superb in parts with wonderfully constricted sections and views aplenty. Rock scrambling and hopping and 1 short rope assisted section.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mt Wilson Limit: 12. View

4-9 Mar, Sun-Fri Coolah Tops & Mount Kaputar
Grade:3/6 Length 65km  850m Sydney Branch
Greg L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.A series of short walks in 2 fantastic parks, each of volcanic origin. Unique landforms and interesting walking. It will be possible to come for one or both parks. Car camping with basic facilities, may be able to get cabins at Mount Kaputar.
Location: Coolah Tops NP and Mount Kaputar NP
Map: Contact leader Limit: 12. View

4-10 Mar, Sun-Sat Lake Gordon, Tasmania
Grade:5/6 Length 50km Milton Branch
Peter W.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Lake Gordon and the upper reaches of the Gordon River. Isolated and rarely visited. 6 days camping out of kayaks in the South West Tasmania Wilderness. Paddlers need to be competent and equipped for cold weather camping and paddling. Potential cold weather camping and paddling. Some exposed water. PFDs compulsory. Limit: 8. View

5 Mar, Mon 9:22AM Cliff Drive Lookouts
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  400m 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.(NEW!!!) Peckman's, Cahill, Narrowneck, Hilda's, Landslide, Cyclorama Point, Malaita Point, Eagle Hawk Lookouts.  Then back to Katoomba Station. Watch out for cars when walking on the black stuff. Lots of downs to the lookouts and then ups to the road. Quality of track is poor at some lookouts.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba Limit: 20. View

6 Mar, Tue 9:19AM Glenbrook to Penrith
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.(NEW!!!) Walk via the Bluff Reserve, Lapstone and along the Nepean River to Penrith shops. Train return to city. Carry morning tea, lunch and water for a full day walk. Moderate pace. Some rough bushtracks, uneven and loose surfaces, steps, streets, parks/reserves. View

7 Mar, Wed 10:19AM Glenbrook – Lapstone
Grade:2/6 Length 4km 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 Glenbrook to Lapstone. View

9 Mar, Fri 9:22AM Horse Track
Grade:4/6 Length 16km  700m 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!!!) Evans Lookout, Horse Track and back to Evans Lookout via Rodriguez Pass. Rough and steep.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba Limit: 15. View

10 Mar, Sat 9:30AM Kangaroo Valley
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Illawarra Branch
Caryll S.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripSwim | A trip that involves swimming(NEW!!!) Paddle up Bundanoon and Sandy Creek from Tallowa Dam on Lake Yurunga and return. Beautiful scenery and swimming. Wind. PFD compulsory. View

10-11 Mar, Sat (08:30AM)-Sun (15:00PM) Starlight Track
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  300m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.A short full pack walk from Hilltop, near Mittagong, down the Starlight Track to camp on the Nattai River (Macarthur Flat). Lovely scenery and a great campsite in the valley with tall cliffs around.
Location: Nattai NP Limit: 15. View

12 Mar, Mon 9:03AM Dantes Glen
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  300m 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.(NEW!!!) North Lawson. Fairy Falls, Echo Bluff, Frederica Falls, Empire Pass, Dantes Glen. Rough track.
Location: Lawson
Map: Katoomba Limit: 20. View

13 Mar, Tue 9:15AM Bungoona Lookout
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.(NEW!!!) Circular walk via Savilles Creek and Temptation Creek Tracks, Bungoona Lookout and return to Loftus Station. Carry morning tea, lunch and water for a full day walk. Moderate pace. Rough, rocky and loose surfaces, steep climbs and descents, bushtracks, fire trails. View

13 Mar, Tue 9:30AM Gunrock Creek Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  150m Southern Highlands Branch
John A.
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)
Gunrock Creek Fire Trail meanders though forest to Gunrock Creek. Views of the falls are possible with a little scrambling.  A lovely lunch spot overlooks Bundanoon Creek.
Rough Track, slippery rocks, unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Meryla State Forest and Morton NP
Map: Bundanoon 89281S Limit: 20. View

14 Mar, Wed 10:00AM Meadowbank – Rydalmere
Grade:2/6 Length 3km Sydney Branch
Bob S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longLevel ramble from Meadowbank to Rydalmere. View

15-25 Mar, Thu (06:00AM)-Sun (18:00PM) Great Ocean Walk, Victoria
Grade:3/6 Length 104km  500m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Camp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longJames Moule will be leading the moderately paced 7 day walks from Apollo Bay (staying in a big house) using car shuffle. We shall walk 104 km in total with length of day walks ranging  from 10 km to 22 km. Car pool from Sydney to one night stay near Wangaratta on 15th before continuing to Apollo Bay and also on return (24th). 10 deposits are taken. You are welcome to put your name on the waitlist. Rain, wind, slippery and uneven sections.
Location: Victoria
Map: Great Otway NP Limit: 10. View

15 Mar, Thu 10:00AM Riverview Road, Kentlyn
Grade:1/6 Length 3km  5m Macarthur Branch
Beth M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Family | 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)Not far, not fast. Easy walk on a fire trail to spectacular spot overlooking a beach on the Georges River, and Platypus Pool. Take time to enjoy wildflowers. Bring along a teaspoon, and you can discover "Ant Lions". Short hill. Roughish underfoot. Prickly bush, Bunyips.
Location: Georges River NP
Map: Campbelltown 90291N Limit: 20. View

15 Mar, Thu 6:00PM Sydney’s endangered 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.Sydney includes magnificent national parks and Blue Mountains World Heritage. However Sydney also includes many splendid urban forests and woodlands. Learn about the history of these forests and woodlands that include Sydney’s Cumberland Plain Woodland, Blue Gum High Forest, Turpentine-Ironbark Forest, Eastern Suburbs Banksia Scrub and the Blue Mountains Hanging Swamps. Be staggered by how much has been lost but inspired by how much can be saved. Tutor: Janine Kitson. Bookings essential. Contact WEA, SYDNEY Ph: (02) 9264 2781 E: info@weasydney.nsw.edu.au www.weasydney.com.au View

16 Mar, Fri 8:24AM Glenbrook Gorge
Grade:4/6 Length 9km  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.(NEW!!!) Rock hop down Glenbrook Gorge to Nepean River. Slippery rocks. Rock scrambling and creek crossings. Maybe some wading. Then follow rough track along the Nepean River and up to Lapstone Station.
Location: Glenbrook
Map: Penrith Limit: 15. View

16-26 Mar, Fri (07:00AM)-Mon (19:00PM) Great Ocean Walk, Victoria, Group 2
Grade:3/6 Length 104km  500m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Due to the level of interest in The Great Ocean Walk, a second group has been formed which will walk one day later than the original group. Alison Farrell and John Thorn will be leading the moderately paced 7 day walks from Apollo Bay (staying in a big house) using car shuffle.  The walk is 104km in total with length of day walks ranging from 10 to 22km. Car pool from Sydney to one night stay near Wangaratta on 16th before continuing to Apollo Bay and also on return on 25th. 10 deposits taken. You are welcome to put your name on the wait list. Rain, wind, slippery and uneven sections. Meals coordinator: Lynette Byrnes. Limit: 10. View

17-24 Mar, Sat-Sat Lake Macquarie SCA
Sydney Branch
Tony T.
Camp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longDay walks from cabins in the Toronto area of Lake Macquarie SCA. Walking sections of the Great North Walk, the Fernleigh Track, Teralba, Heaton Gap, Wangi Wangi. Formed walking tracks 13-19km per day.
Map: Contact leader Limit: 20. View

17 Mar, Sat 8:35AM Putty Beach to Mcmasters Beach
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
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)One of my favourite coastal walks with time for swimming, snorkelling and enjoying the scenery as we travel along the littoral zone. No real hazards.
Location: Bouddi NP
Map: Broken Bay Limit: 15. View

18 Mar, Sun 9:00AM Minnamurra to Kiama
Grade:2/6 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)Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Coastal walking is always delightful.
Location: Kiama Limit: 15. View

18-23 Mar, Sun-Fri Southern Highlands Car Camp
Milton Branch
Jon R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Southern Highlands explore, car camping at Wingello State Forest. Varied walks in & around Bundanoon, Mittagong, Tallong etc. Accommodation for non-campers at B and B's around Wingello (there are five in the area or Bundanoon / Moss Vale.) http://www.forestrycorporation.com.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/477518/wingello-state-forest-map.pdf View

19 Mar, Mon 8:42AM Magdala Creek and Martins Lookout
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.(NEW!!!) Walk down the Magdala Creek Track to Glenbrook Creek. Then head downstream to sandy area and pool before the long climb up to Martins Lookout and back to Springwood Station. Some creek crossings could be slippery.
Location: Springwood
Map: Springwood Limit: 20. View

20 Mar, Tue 9:36AM Lane Cove NP
Grade:3/6 Length 16km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Walk to Pennant Hills Station via part of the Great North Walk Track and Lane Cove River. Carry morning tea, lunch and water for a full day walk. Steep sections with rough bushtracks including steps to climb, creek crossings, fire trails. Moderate pace. View

20 Mar, Tue 10:42AM Thirroul to Woonoona
Grade:2/6 Length 6km  77m Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Sue W.
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.Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Coastal paths, parks and a few streets. Insects.
Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26070631?privacy_code=SY4LXvgX6NIU21nq View

20 Mar, Tue 8:02AM Watsons Bay to North Bondi
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Sydney Branch
2038
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.(NEW!!!) Walk along coastal paths and roads from Watsons Bay to North Bondi. Beach, boardwalks, paths no noticeable hazards.
Location: Sydney Limit: 12. View

21 Mar, Wed 9:30AM Parramatta 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 around Parramatta Park. View

23 Mar, Fri 9:12AM Lockley Pylon
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  330m 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!!!) The Pinnacles and views of Grose Valley. Good track.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 15. View

24 Mar, Sat 8:27AM Bungonia Gorge
Grade:4/6 Length 7km  450m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingIt would be hard to find a more spectacular walk than the Bungonia Gorge Circuit with granite boulders the size of houses, a dramatic gorge, steep and rugged and the beautifully tranquil Shoalhaven River to lunch by or go for a dip in. Rock scrambling in the gorge and steep track in sections.
Location: Bungonia SCA
Map: Caoura 89283N Limit: 12. View

24 Mar, Sat 9:00AM Kiama to Geqrringong
Grade:3/6 Length 18km  300m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) The second of the coastal walks in this delightful part of the world.
Location: Kiama Limit: 15. View

26 Mar, Mon 9:35AM Porters Pass and Walls Ledge
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  450m 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.(NEW!!!) Porters Pass, Colliers Causeway, Walls Ledge. Rough track. Mud. Slippery wet rocks. Rock scrambling.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba Limit: 20. View

26 Mar, Mon 9:12AM Wentworth Falls
Grade:3/6 Length 5km  200m 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. Nature walk. Lots of steps, could be slippery, marked tracks. Easy walking pace with time to look around. View

26 Mar, Mon Wombat walks
Grade:3/6 Length 6km  200m Branch
Theo H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Nature Track, Wentworth Falls. Steps, steep sections, creek crossings could be slippery. Easy pace with observation time. Limit: 8. View

27 Mar, Tue 9:30AM Buchanans Lookout Bundanoon
Grade:3/6 Length 6km  250m Southern Highlands Branch
John A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Commencing at the Glow Worm Glen car park the path winds through forest with a couple of little creek crossings to the steps leading down to Glow Worm Glen. After a short detour return to the steps and continue on the track which winds along to Buchanan's Lookout. Enjoy the beautiful view while having lunch and return by the same route. Rough track, creek crossings, slippery rocks, unfenced cliffs.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Bundanoon 89281S Limit: 20. View

27 Mar, Tue 9:15AM Middle Head
Grade:3/6 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.(NEW!!!) Walk via Beauty Point, Spit Reserve, Balmoral, Middle Head to Chowder Bay. Bus return to city. Carry morning tea, lunch and water for a full day walk. Moderate pace. Steps, some bushtracks with rough and rocky surfaces. View

29 Mar, Thu 6:00PM Why do forests matter for wildlife, climate and wellbeing?
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.Why do ecologists, zoologists, botanists, ornithologists and even health experts argue for the protection of forests not just in Australia but around the world? Why are forests important for wildlife, a safe climate and human health and wellbeing? This course looks at the history of forest protection both in Australia and around the world and why forests are so important for solving the crises of biodiversity, extinction and climate change. Tutor: Janine Kitson. Bookings essential. Contact WEA, SYDNEY Ph: (02) 9264 2781 E: info@weasydney.nsw.edu.au www.weasydney.com.au View

30 Mar - 2 Apr, Fri-Mon Budawangs Grand Traverse
Grade:4/6 Length 50km  400m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.On this walk we experience some of the best the famous Budawangs has to offer staying in camp caves where possible and climbing and exploring various peaks along the way. We will start at Wog Wog and visit along our journey such wonderful landmarks as Corang Arch, Mounts Bibbenluke, Tarn, Haughton, Sturgiss and Quiltys to name a few, and wander in ancient forests and along beautiful creeks and rivers. This is, in short, a trip not to be missed for those who love nature and enjoy the pursuit of wilderness walking. May include the odd bit of optional off-track walking.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Endrick 89274S and Corang 89273N Limit: 15. Best Walk: Monolith Valley View


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