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1 Jul, Sun 8:00AM Milsons Point to Manly via The Spit
Grade:3/6 Length 33km  200m Branch
Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFast pace | A trip where the leaders will set a fast pace.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.We walk in bushland with spectacular flora and coastal views. Opportunity to see whales. This is a long walk but you have the option to exit at various points. Geoffrey has done this walk many times and would like to share it with others. To reward ourselves, we'll have coffee/dinner at Chinatown(optional). Please join and support the first walk that he leads for NPA. Bring drinks, snacks and lunch. Water refill stations available along the way. Slippery sections.
Location: Sydney Harbour Limit: 20. View

1 Jul, Sun Mt Keira ascent
Grade:3/6 Length 4km Illawarra Branch
Helen W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Mt Keira ascent - Mt Keira Scout Camp to Mt Keira summit and return via Dave Walsh and Mt Keira Ring Tracks. Morning tea along the way. Part of the special events associated with the NPA NSW State Council meeting being hosted in the Illawarra at Mt Keira Scout Camp. View

1 Jul, Sun 8:30AM Murrays Beach to Cape St George Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 11km Milton Branch
Denise D.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk from Murrays Beach car park to Governor Head then south through heathland and forest to the ruins of Cape St George Lighthouse and return via Hole in the Wall. Great coastal views.
Map: Sussex Inlet 90274S View

1 Jul, Sun 11:45AM Spit Junction to Manly
Grade:3/6 Length 10km Branch
David.S
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.This iconic coastal walk takes you from middle harbour through coastal rainforest and scrub, across beautiful beaches and boardwalks into the heart of Manly. A walk with varied terrain and impressive views this is one not to be missed! Invite your friends: https://www.facebook.com/events/245911009503737/
Location: Northern Beaches View

2 Jul, Mon 9:35AM Horseshoe Falls View
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  400m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Ridgewell Rd Trail, Hat Hill Creek Trail, and Bellington Trail. Includes a crossing of Hat Hill Creek and a short section of track with some nice views over Hat Hill Creek. From the old airfield, now an off the leash dog area, descend to Boyds Beach on Popes Glen Creek. Out and back from here to view the Horseshoe Falls from the Pupit Hill Track. Back to Blackheath via Popes Glen. Creek crossings could be slippery. Some sections muddy. Loose and clayey surfaces encountered on steep sections.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 20. View

3 Jul, Tue 9:39AM Marayong – Breakfast Creek – Lake Woodcroft – Doonside
Grade:1/6 Length 8.5km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
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.Walk along streets, cycleways, paths, nice parklands and Lake Woodcroft. Mostly flat. Option to catch bus to Blacktown Station after 6.5km or 2km further walk to Doonside Station. Train return to city. View

3 Jul, Tue 9:30AM Mt Alexandra Circuit
Grade:4/6 Length 11km  700m Southern Highlands Branch
David W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Date Changed) Mt Alexander Circuit - Red Track. This walk follows the track through forest, along creeks and beneath the M5 Motorway. The Nattai River and Gibbergunyah Creek are crossed on the way. There are views and waterfalls along the route. Rough track, steep steps, slippery rocks and 4 creek crossings.
Location: Mt Alexander NR
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 20. View

3 Jul, Tue 3:30PM Understorey
Branch
Janine K.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.NPA’s film 'Understorey' directed by David Gallan will be highlighted at the Australian Historical Association's annual conference at the Australian National University in July 2018. Academic historians from universities around Australia will gather and have the opportunity to view 'Understorey' and listen to an expert academic panel about the political, social and ecological issues raised in the 'Understorey'. Tom Griffiths, Professor of History and Director of the Centre for Environmental History at the Australian National University will chair the panel discussion of 'Understorey'. View

4 Jul, Wed 9:30AM Annandale to Glebe Point
Length 3km Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) 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 Annandale to Glebe Point. View

4 Jul, Wed 9:00AM Matron Porter Drive to Garrad’s Reserve
Grade:1/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Paul B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk on trails through forest to return to meeting point, with maybe a short diversion to Narrawallee Inlet. This is a very gentle downhill walk most of the way. Bring refreshments to have at Narawallee Inlet on the site of the old Oyster Farm. View

4 Jul, Wed Wentwort Falls Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  350m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Updated Details) Due to the continuing closure of Wentworth and Roberts passes the alternate route will include the Kings Tableland loop from Rocket Point and the Short Cut Track to the Conservation Hut and continue to Inspiration Point via Lilians Bridge. Similar Distance, less ascent. (Original plan was) From Wentworth Falls Station follow Darwins Walk then descend to Wentworth Falls. Continue down Slacks Stairs and along Wentworth Pass. Branch off to Roberts Pass and ascend to Inspiration Point with good lookouts. Walk past the Fairmont Resort and follow the Nature Trail back to Wentworth Falls.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S View

5 Jul, Thu 10:00AM Book presentation to NPA
Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Margaret B.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Jean’s Group will present the 2 Photo Books which are a compilation of treasured moments over several years of walking with Jean Blackman. All welcome. Option to take lunch to suitable green space on Light Rail route. Coffee at the Tramsheds. View

5-7 Jul, Thu (10:00AM)-Sat (15:00PM) Colo River
Grade:4/6 Length 17km  400m Sydney Branch
2354
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.From Hollow Rock on the Culoul Range, descend Bob Buck Pass 7 and following the river for two leisurely days along the beautiful Colo, camping in overhangs. Exit via Crawfords Pass. No need to carry water or tents.  Steep descent, walking poles useful. Small rockface step-up on exit.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Six Brothers 90314S Limit: 5. View

6 Jul, Fri 8:25AM Pisgah Ridge to Glenbrook
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.(Fully Booked) Easy walk along Pisgah Ridge. Rough track then to cross Breakfast Creek and up to Bennett Ridge. Make way to Euroka Clearing. Walk to station. Mostly on tracks. Some rough tracks with a bit of scrambling. Some off-track. Creek crossings.
Map: Penrith 90303N Limit: 15. View

6 Jul, Fri 9:58AM Watsons Bay to Bronte
Grade:2/6 Length 11km Sydney Branch
(Shirley’s Group) Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Coastal cliff walk from The Gap to Bronte Beach. Parks, walkways, steep sections with steps. Moderate pace. At finish a bus to Bondi Junction Station. View

7-8 Jul, Sat (08:30AM)-Sun (16:00PM) Six Foot Track
Grade:3/6 Length 20km  250m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA pack walk in the Megalong Valley along a section of the Six Foot Track. Lovely scenery and a great campsite next to the Coxs River.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 12. View

8 Jul, Sun 9:00AM Burrill Lake to Narrawallee
Grade:3/6 Length 16km Milton Branch
Evelyn M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPossible for some to leave walk at Ulladulla. Walk encompasses beaches, headlands, heathland and bush with many lovely coastal views. http://greatsouthcoastwalk.net/
Map: Milton 89272N and Tabourie 89272S View

8 Jul, Sun 10:00AM Community Forum on Biodiversity
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Anyone interested in the future of nature in the Central West would be welcome to attend. There will be speakers from National Parks Association, Nature Conservation Council, the Environment Defenders’ Office and local experts, as well as discussion and workshops on two main themes: recent changes to land clearing legislation affecting biodiversity (morning) and Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area: a case study in conservation (with reference to the draft plan of management - and a possible new major bike track development - due to be on exhibition soon). View

8 Jul, Sun Nattai NP
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  300m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk Mt Alexandra Reserve and edge of Nattai NP to 40’ Falls and Boxvale Lookout and return. A nice varied walk in the "wilderness" close to town.
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 15. View

9 Jul, Mon 9:55AM Little Zig Zag
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  375m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Pulpit Rock, Bushranger Cave, Little Zig Zag, Mt Piddington. Old track, poorly maintained. Rock scrambling.
Location: Mt Victoria
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N and Hartley 89304N Limit: 20. View

10 Jul, Tue 9:37AM Eastwood to Rhodes
Grade:1/6 Length 7km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Maurice F.
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.Fairly flat walk, easy grade. Train return to city from Rhodes. View

10 Jul, Tue 9:30AM Les Lambert Lookout
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
David W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longLes Lambert Lookout. Walk through the locked gate at the entrance to Budderoo National Park and follow the Hindmarch Pass Track until reaching an unmarked track to the left which leads to Les Lambert Lookout. This provides a lovely lunch place among the rocks with wonderful views into Upper Kangaroo Valley. Rough track, fallen trees, unfenced cliffs and steep ascent/descent.
Location: Budderoo NP
Map: Kangaroo Valley 90284S Limit: 20. View

11 Jul, Wed Audley
Branch
Gary S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.(NEW!!!) A walk to Audley to share photographic skills... I have a new camera and will have 2 people on board to help with tuition. View

11 Jul, Wed 9:19AM Glenbrook circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 11km Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) Fritz W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Glenbrook to Glenbrook via Bluff Reserve Lookout, Sandstone Quarry, Knapsack Bridge, Elisabeth Lookout and back to Glenbrook Station. Some steps and climbs. View

11 Jul, Wed 9:30AM Rocks area
Length 3km Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) Bob S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Level ramble the Rocks area. View

11 Jul, Wed Stanwell Park to Austinmer
Grade:4/6 Length 19km  320m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Date Changed) Illawarra Escarpment Traverse. From Stanwell Park Station follow the Wodi Wodi Track. Side trip to historic railway viaduct. Ascend Mt Mitchell, great lookouts, and follow the forest path. Continue south along the link track to Sublime Point. Steep descent with some ladders to road and on to station. View

12 Jul, Thu 9:00AM Sefton to Clyde along Duck Creek
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  75m Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Sue W.
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.Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Initally some streets and then along good paths along the Duck River to find the chook colony on the way. Map of walk. View

13 Jul, Fri 9:22AM Beauchamp Falls
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  450m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked) Walk to Evans Lookout. Fern Gully. Take Rodriguez Pass to Beauchamp Falls. Then back up to do the Grand Canyon. Old steep track. Some rock scrambling. Creek crossings.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View

14 Jul, Sat Engadine to Bundeena
Grade:3/6 Length 20km  180m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.From Engadine Station to Bundeena via the Engadine Track, crossing Kangaroo Creek, Audley, Winifred and Anice Falls, Cabagge Tree Basin. Finishing with rock platforms (tide permitting) to ferry terminal.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N View

14 Jul, Sat 10:00AM Parramatta history
Grade:1/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Judith H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk along streets, parks, Governor Philip Walk, Labyrinth at Children’s Hospital. Train return from Westmead. View

14 Jul, Sat 8:30AM Petries Gully Circuit
Grade:5/6 Length 6km  400m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis is an interesting walk, short in distance but big on variety with many wonderful rock formations, overhangs and patches of rainforest to name a few of its attractions! Rock scrambling and off-track walking in parts.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S and Mount Morgan 89311S Limit: 15. View

15 Jul, Sun 9:00AM Burrill Lake bush and 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 Res via bush track. Figure of 8 walk can be varied. View

15 Jul, Sun 8:30AM Mount Keira to Mount Kembla
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  350m Illawarra Branch
Col M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk from Byarong Park through eucalypt and rain forests to Mount Kembla Lookout via Robertsons Lookout, Staffords Farm and Mount Kembla Ridge. Mostly on tracks and fire trails. Wide views of Illawarra coastline. One steep off-track section, loose underfoot.
Location: Illawarra Escarpment Limit: 16. View

15 Jul, Sun 11:00AM Oxford Falls Triangle Walk
Grade:3/6 Sydney Branch
Conny H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longBring lunch and gloves and screwdriver for 30 min weeding. View

15 Jul, Sun 10:30AM Tura Head Coastal Reserve
Grade:1/6 Length 4km Far South Coast Branch
Gabrielle T.
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)Ramble the reserve. View

15 Jul, Sun 9:00AM Waterfall to Heathcote
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  470m 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.A delightful walk in what used to be the Heathcote Primitive Area. It's still a delight....
Location: Heathcote NP Limit: 15. View

16 Jul, Mon 12:15PM Raising Dam Walls – Destroying World Heritage
Branch
Janine K.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Sydney’s wild and pristine rivers in the southern Blue Mountains are under threat from a proposal to raise the Warragamba Dam wall. But are the risks too high? Will it desecrate rare wildlife, Aboriginal sites, flood Sydney’s last remaining wild rivers and destroy Sydney’s World Heritage Area? View

16 Jul, Mon 8:55AM Wilsons Glen
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.Explore various fire trails and tracks in the area. Mostly out and back. Rock scrambling and creek crossings. Some off-track is a possibility.
Location: Woodford
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

17 Jul, Tue 9:30AM Gibbergunyah NR
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
David W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longGibbergunyah Nature Reserve is between Bowral and Mittagong. The walk takes in views of Mt Gibralter (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: GibbergunyahNR
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 12. View

17 Jul, Tue 10:42AM Thirroul – Bulli – Woonona
Grade:2/6 Length 7km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Lyn C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Reserves and sealed pathways, some shared with cyclists. Ocean views and easy fairly level walking. Street walking (mostly quiet streets), ups & downs, steps, unformed surfaces. May be slippery or muddy after rain. Lunch overlooking Bulli Beach then walk to Woonona Cemetery with time to look around. Train to city from Woonona or Bulli, coffee at Bulli if time permits. View

18 Jul, Wed 9:30AM Haberfield to Balmain
Length 3km Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) Bob S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Level ramble Haberfield to Balmain. View

18 Jul, Wed Otford Lookout
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  390m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Postponed) Postponed for now, will set a new date soon. A new walk with lots of variety. From station ascend Goat Track to Stanwell Tops. Proceed to Princess Marina Track and Kelly Falls. New off-track section and road to Otford Lookout. Follow link track to Bald Hill and descend to follow faint track along coast line. Short section of coast rocks and then off-track section to Bulga. Ascend to road and finish at Otford Station.
Location: Royal NP and Illawarra Escarpment View

19 Jul, Thu 10:22AM Fassifern to Toronto
Grade:1/6 Length 7km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk via Blackalls Park along streets, cycleway, lovely bush, water views, following historic train line. Coffee at Double Take, Toronto, bus return to Fassifern Station, train to city. View

20 Jul, Fri 9:07AM Balmain
Grade:2/6 Length 13km Sydney Branch
(Shirley’s Group) 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 Hawthorne Canal, Callan Park, Ballast Point and in the Balmain area. Moderate pace, some steep sections, steps. Ferry or bus return to city. View

20 Jul, Fri 9:06AM Lawson Cave Falls
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  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.Parts of Bruces Walk. Lawson Cave Falls. Some off-track. Creek crossings.
Location: Bullaburra
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View

20-22 Jul, Fri (13:00PM)-Sun (15:00PM) Shoalhaven River Paddle
Length 12km Illawarra Branch
Caryll S.
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.Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Paddle on the Shoalhaven River from Gradys Camp Ground. Accommodation at Gradys. Cabins or camp. Limited powered sites. Sunday paddle at Yalwal. Day paddlers welcome. Note early bookings needed as it is school holidays. Flat water paddles. Wind, power boats. View

21 Jul, Sat 9:00AM La Perouse to Maroubra
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  400m 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)A lovely coastal walk in Sydney, covering the strip from La Perouse through to Maroubra.
Location: Kamay Botany Bay NP Limit: 15. View

21 Jul, Sat Mt Hay Range
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  400m Sydney Branch
Peter F.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longMt Hay car park - Mt Hay - Venus Tor - Boorong Crags - return same route. This is a magnificent area, the views of the Grose Valley are hard to beat. Track, off-track, mild scrub and possible exposed ledge.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mt Wilson and Katoomba 89301S Limit: 12. View

21 Jul - 9 Aug, Sat-Thu Sri Lanka Trip
Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCycle | A cycling tripCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(Fully Booked) A walking and cycling trip in Sri Lanka from 21 July to 9 August 2018. Medium level day walks and sightseeing in some of Sri Lankas iconic national parks. Three road cycles of up to 70 kms. Included in trip cost is bike hire and support vehicle. View

21 Jul, Sat Wolgan Loops and Point Green
Grade:5/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFind out why Newnes State Forest, part of the Gardens of Stone region, must be protected for future generations. Park one car on FT No.5 off Sunnyside Ridge Road and the other car near FT 8. From the first car, walk above the Wolgan Loops, then make our way to Point Green and the second car. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Newnes State Forest
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

22 Jul, Sun 9:00AM Gadara Point
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Milton Branch
Evelyn M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom Bushwalker car park walk to Mt Bushwalker and on to Gadara Point. Some of the best views in the Budawangs! (Optional extension to Ngaityung Falls (see walk description on the same day. The less adventurous have a long lunch at the lookout).
Location: Morton NP
Map: Tianjara 89271S View

22 Jul, Sun Ngaityung Falls – extension of the walk to Gadara Point
Grade:3/6 Length 15km Milton Branch
Kevin R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longKevin will lead any or all on from Gadara Point to the top of the falls, about an extra 1.5km each way. View

22 Jul, Sun 11:45AM Rose Bay to Watsons Bay
Length 8.5km Branch
David.S
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) 8.5 kilometre moderate difficulty walk, takes around 3.5 hours. Beautiful coastal walk with incredible city and harbour views, hidden bays and inlets, and a surprising diversity of trees, animals and bird life.
Location: Eastern Suburbs View

23 Jul, Mon 9:00AM Blue Gum Swamp
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  200m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Shaws Ridge and Blue Gum Swamp. Loose surface on trails.
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 20. View

23 Jul, Mon 9:00AM Ettalong to Patonga via Pearl Beach
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  189m Sydney Branch
Carole B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic 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) *The ferry is not running during dredging so this walk is cancelled, looking at a potential coastal walk instead so watch this space.* 9am Palm Beach ferry to Ettalong. Coastal walk to Pearl Beach for lunch and chance to visit the Arboretum. Walk over the hill to Patonga for 3pm ferry to Palm Beach. joint walk with Bush Club.
Location: Central Coast
Map: Broken Bay 91301N Limit: 15. View

24 Jul, Tue 10:21AM Castle Cove – Castlecrag
Grade:3/6 Length 11km Sydney Branch
(Shirley’s Group) 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 Nth Arm & Harold Reid Reserves to Castlecrag. Moderate pace, steep sections, steps, bush tracks, rough & rocky sections. Carry morning tea, lunch & water for a full days walk. View

24 Jul, Tue 9:49AM North Strathfield to Burwood
Grade:1/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
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.Walk via Wangal Park along streets, cycleways, lots of parks (including converted quarry), mostly flat. Coffee in Burwood Park, train return to city. View

24 Jul, Tue 9:30AM Saddleback Mountain
Grade:3/6 Length 6km  700m Southern Highlands Branch
David W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThe walk commences at the top of Saddleback Mountain and descends steeply before ascending to Hoddles Track. The track leads along the cliff face and ascends up to enter Barron Grounds. The lunch spot provides beautiful views down to the coast. Rough track, very steep descents and ascents, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Barren Grounds NR
Map: Kiama 90281S Limit: 12. View

25 Jul, Wed 9:00AM Calgaroo Road ramble
Grade:2/6 Length 6km Milton Branch
Fiona S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk from Martins Ridge Road on Calgaroo Road fire trail through several rainforest gullies and across some pretty creeks to Porters Creek Road and Fiona’s place for coffee afterwards. Car shuffle needed.
Map: Tianjara 89271S View

25 Jul, Wed 9:05AM Castle Cove to Castlecrag
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  150m Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) Gerald H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Middle Cove: Visit Castle, then enter bush at HC Press Reserve, following North Arm Reserve Track and Harold Reid Foreshore Track. Beautiful bush, flowers and water views. Tracks narrow at times, a few steep climbs and some street walking. View

26 Jul, Thu 7:48AM Appin 10 b Fire Trail
Grade:2/6 Length 9km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Sue W.
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.Walk map. From the Appin Road entrance of Dharawal National Park we head north along the 10 b cycling trail and do little of the 10 r track. It is an unsealed road through open forest and woodlands along a sandstone ridge with a picturesque picnic spot along the way and a broad rock platform. Birds, including the raucous yellow-tailed black cockatoo, inhabit the area. Creek crossing.
Location: Dharawal NP
Map: Appin 90291S View

26 Jul, Thu To be advised on short notice program
Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Zenia P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) This walk was brought forward to 31 May. View

27 Jul, Fri 9:00AM Bellambi Lagoon Circuit
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  15m 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.A short photographic walk in the northern suburbs of Wollongong. Delightful opportunities for photography. Limit: 15. View

27 Jul, Fri 9:10AM Thornleigh to Hornsby
Grade:4/6 Length 11km  525m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFollowing the Great North Walk along the Berowra Valley. Creek crossings.
Map: Hornsby 91304S Limit: 15. View

27 Jul, Fri 9:30AM Tour Government House – Botanical Gardens – Calyx
Grade:2/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) fcabela
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk to Government House for 10:30am tour (45 mins) of Government House. Lunch at the Calyx. Note: Limit of 20 on tour. Please contact leaders between 10/7/2018 and 26/7/2018 to book, as a list of attendees is required to be provided prior to entry, including your NPA Membership Number. Limit: 20. View

28 Jul, Sat 8:00AM Carlons Circuit
Grade:4/6 Length 21km  700m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCarlons Farm - Black Horse Ridge - Warrigal Gap - Mobbs Swamp - Knights Deck - Coxs River - Breakfast Creek - Carlons Creek. This is one of the classic track circuit walks in the Blue Mountains, taking in the picturesque Wild Dog Mountains, Coxs River and Breakfast Creek to name a few. Expect a fairly fast pace as there's a lot of country to see along the way! Steep track in places.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Jenolan 89303N Limit: 15. View

29 Jul, Sun Bargo River Gorge
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  200m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA walk exploring Bargo River Gorge and surrounds. Come and have a look why the NPA think it’s an area worthy of more protection. Creek crossings and slippery sections.
Map: Picton 90294S Limit: 12. View

29 Jul, Sun 9:00AM Tabourie/Termeil forest & foreshore frolic
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Milton Branch
Kevin R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark at Tabourie, follow the lakeside track and River Road before crossing the highway into Termeil State forest. Stroll along forest tracks and Lemon tree Road to rejoin the hwy. Cross into Blackbutt Road which is followed to Stokes Island. Using various beach accesses, alternate between beach and behind the dunes to return to cars.
Map: Tabourie 89272S View

30 Jul, Mon 9:05AM Blaxland to Emu Plains
Grade:3/6 Length 16km  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.Note the later train. Mount Sion, Glenbrook Lagoon, Lennox Bridge, Marges Lookout, Lapstone Creek railway culvert and bridge. Some rough tracks.
Map: Penrith 90303N Limit: 20. View

30 Jul, Mon The Ravine South of Point Hatteras and more
Grade:5/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark on the plateau at GR 250 324. Walk on the fire trail and visit Mine in the Sky. Continue to Spot Height 1031m, then descend into the gorge to the east. Explore the gorge, eventually linking with Genowlan Mountain Trail at about GR 256 330. Next, visit The Grotto and Ladders Defile, before walking back to the vehicle. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View

31 Jul, Tue 9:30AM Mt Gibraltar NR
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  600m Branch
7871
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longMt Gibraltar is the highest point between Sydney and Canberra. It also has some heritage listed Trachyte quarries. Walking tracks provide access to these sites as well as providing lookouts where on a clear day Sydney can be seen. Rough and steep tracks, slippery rocks, fallen trees and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Mt Gibralter NR
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 20. View

31 Jul, Tue 9:15AM Royal NP
Grade:3/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
(Shirley’s Group) 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 & Temptation Creek Tracks, Bungoona Lookout & return to Loftus Station. Moderate pace. Rough, rocky & loose surfaces, steep climbs & descents on bush tracks, firetrails. Carry morning tea, lunch & water for the day. View

31 Jul, Tue 9:00AM Tianjara Plateau mountain bike
Grade:4/6 Length 29km Milton Branch
Leslie R.
Cycle | A cycling tripLed by Herbert Frey & Leslie Reddacliff. Park at Mt Bushwalker car park, ride north along Tianjara fire trail. Short walk to lookout for morning tea. Then on to lunch on Kangaroo Hill (views, war history and magic overhang). On return trip we visit another lookout, then the “Ravines”. The fire trail is extremely steep in places, following repairs to the road and installation of drainage humps, and bikes will need to be pushed up these! Walks are confined to well-trod routes to avoid risk from UXO’s.
Map: Tianjara 89271S View

31 Jul, Tue 11:07AM Wyrrabalong National Park
Grade:2/6 Length 7km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Margery 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.Walk from Bateau Bay via Coast Track, Crackneck Point and Wyrrabalong Lookout to Forresters Beach. Climbs, views, wildflowers, firm sand. Bus return to Gosford, train return to city. View

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