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1 Sep, Sat 9:00AM Six Foot Track
Grade:2/6 Length 12km  300m 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!!!) Stage 2 of the entire Six Foot Track, meandering down to the Coxs River before returning the same way.
Location: Megalong Limit: 12. View

2 Sep, Sun 8:00AM Harbour Circle Part 2
Grade:3/6 Length 16km  200m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
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.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.

This is Part 2 of a 60 km, four-day walk, circling Sydney Harbour with the Sydney Harbour and Gladesville Bridges as its eastern and western points. This walk is co-led by Sheila Walker and Esther Chow. Part 2 starts from Greenwich Wharf to Woolwich Wharf. This is a magnificent walk focusing on the Harbour itself – the expanse of water, the bridges, islands, urban bushland and city skyline. The route winds along parts of the foreshore, into bays and on to headlands, through bush, along historic streets and over grand bridges. Bring water, snacks and lunch.

Some slippery sections.
Location: Sydney Harbour
Map: Walk Coastal Sydney Limit: 12. View

3 Sep, Mon 9:35AM Centennial Glen and Porters Pass
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  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.(NEW!!!) Fort Rock, Centennial Glen, Fairy Grotto, Colliers Causeway, Porters Pass. Old tracks require sustained concentration, creek crossings, rock scrambling, muddy sections.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

3-11 Sep, Mon-Tue Gems West of the Mountains
Grade:3/6 Length 4km Milton Branch
Peter W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Based at Lithgow and Rylstone we shall spend 9 days pagoda hopping and exploring some very interesting and scenic locations. Caravan, cabin, motel or camp. Evans Crown, Goochs Crater, Hassans Walls, Deep Pass, BlackFellows Hands, Blackmans Crown, Dunns Swamps Pagodas and Ferntree Gully Nature Reserve. All of the walks are short possibly 4km or less but you will need to be agile, enjoy exploring. Climbing and scrambling, can be some exposure at heights.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP Limit: 12. View

4 Sep, Tue 8:02AM Milsons Point to Wollstonecraft
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  250m Southern Highlands Branch
2038
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Train to Milsons Point Station, walk around Lavender Bay, Balls Head and Berry Island to Wollstonecraft Station. Even walk, few rocks and up and down bush track. Limit: 12. View

5 Sep, Wed 9:35AM Balmain East to White Bay
Length 4km 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.Ramble Balmain East to White Bay. Some hills. View

5 Sep - 7 Oct, Wed-Sun Slovenia and Croatia Hiking and Cycling
Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Cycle | A cycling tripWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(Fully Booked) A trip to Slovenia and Croatia from 5 Sept to 7 Oct 2018. Need to be able to do the entire trip and to carry a 10-12 kg pack for 5 days in the Julian Alps in Slovenia, staying in hotels and mountain huts. This hike commences and finishes in Bled and is medium difficulty involving a 11km, 620m ascent; 10.5km, 1100m ascent; 11km, 700m descent; 8.5km, 340m ascent and a 18km, 1200m descent. There are two cycles. The first one is from Ljubljana in Slovenia to Porec in northern Croatia. Cycling for 9 days with daily distances from 35km to 57km. The second cycle is in the islands of Kvarner Bay in the northern Adriatic. It is a cruise and cycle covering 5 islands with cycling distances between 21km and 45km, difficulty grade 2 to grade 4. For itinerary and further information contact Adrian Jones. View

7 Sep, Fri 9:55AM Ikara Head
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!!!) Ikara Head and Girraween Cave. Rough track.
Location: Mount Victoria
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View

8 Sep, Sat Cycle the M7
Grade:3/6 Length 50km Sydney Branch
Rob & Jayne G.
Cycle | A cycling tripApprox 50 kms return, Casula to Rooty Hill return, cycle path all the way. Lunch at Rooty Hill Pub (Lone Pine Tavern). An enjoyable ride with some hills. Bring water and sun cream. No helmet - no go! Combined activity with Sutherland Bushwalking Club, National Parks Association, Bush Club and St George Bicycle User Group. View

8-9 Sep, Sat (08:30AM)-Sun (15:00PM) Kalianna Ridge to the Monolith Valley and return
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  800m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis is one of our states classic walks featuring the spectacular and photogenic Monolith Valley which we will reach via the iconic Kalianna Ridge Track. Everywhere you look on this walk you'll be rewarded with unparalled views of some of our finest landforms! Tents not needed as we camp in the aptly named Sunrise cave. Steep track in some parts.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Corang 89273N Limit: 12. View

10 Sep, Mon 9:29AM Medlow Bath to Blackheath
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  100m 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!!!) Wonderland Track, Great Blue Mountains Trail, Mermaids Cave. Mostly fire trail and road. Steep down to Mermaids Cave.
Location: Medlow Bath Limit: 20. View

11 Sep, Tue 9:30AM The Boxvale Track
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  450m Southern Highlands Branch
Pamela W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA circuit walk which includes the Old Tramway Track, tunnel and lookout giving views towards the Blue Mountains. Rough tracks, creek crossings, slippery rocks and some steep sections.
Location: Mt Alexander NR
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 20. View

12 Sep, Wed 9:39AM Carlingford to Telopea
Length 4km 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.Downhill ramble Carlingford to Telopea. View

15 Sep, Sat 9:00AM Braeside Walk and Grand Canyon
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  500m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Delightful mountain scenery whatever the weather.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 12. View

15-16 Sep, Sat (12:00PM)-Sun (16:00PM) Events at Ahimsa
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.The events at ‘Ahimsa’ provides a rare opportunity to visit the property and learn more about its background. There is no charge to attend. The National Trust Marie Byles exhibition panels will be on display at ‘Ahimsa’ and tell the story of Marie’s extraordinary life and interests. The panels will be on display from 12 noon to 4pm on 15 and 16 September, and combined with a Sunday afternoon Spring wildflower walk in Pennant Hills Park organised by the Beecroft-Cheltenham Civic Trust followed by afternoon tea in the Hut of Happy Omen. View

17 Sep, Mon 9:03AM North Lawson Trail
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!!!) Echo Bluff, Frederica Falls, North Lawson Trail, Lawson Swamp and Sunset Rock. Fire trail with loose surface. Sections of rough steep track.
Location: Lawson
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

18 Sep, Tue 9:30AM Griffith Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Griffiths Walk is a circuit walk through varied vegetation including forest and open heathland. A short detour to a lookout gives views along the coast. There are many birds and a lovely lunch spot by the creek. Rough track, slippery rocks and creek crossing.
Location: Barren Grounds NR
Map: Robertson 90284N Limit: 20. Best Walk: Griffiths Trail Loop Walk View

18 Sep, Tue 8:00AM Wattamolla to Little Marley
Grade:2/6 Length 12km  200m 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.(NEW!!!) Photographic walk from Wattamolla north along one of the best cliff lines possible.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 12. View

19 Sep, Wed 10:05AM Woy Woy area
Length 2km 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 Woy Woy area. View

21-27 Sep, Fri-Thu Mid North Coast Paddle Week
Milton Branch
Helen M.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Day paddles on lakes and rivers in the Forster area. Led by local paddler John Thorn; organised by Helen Moody. Joint activity with Illawarra Ramblers. Based at camp site. Day paddles 21/9 to 27/9, plus rest day. Travel days 20/9 & 28/9. These paddling events are very popular and book out quickly. Expressions of interest to Helen by email. M​ake own accommodation arrangements. ​Camp site will require a non-refundable deposit of one night’s accommodation. ​Experienced paddlers with sit in kayaks only. Spray skirts compulsory on open water at leader’s discretion. PFDs compulsory. Limit: 25. View

22 Sep, Sat 9:00AM Grass Tree Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThe aptly named Grass Tree Circuit is full of variety and an abundance of wild flowers and as an added bonus on this trip we visit a large Aboriginal engravings site as a side trip. This alone is worth the entry price! Some rocky steep sections of track.
Location: Dharug NP
Map: Gunderman 91313S Limit: 15. View

24 Sep, Mon 9:42PM Engineers Cascade and Berghofers Pass
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  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!!!) Pulpit Rock, Engineers Cascade then cross Highway and take Mt York Rd to Berghofers Pass. Down and back up Berghofers Pass. Return to Mt Vic Station. Small ladder and eroded steps to Engineers Cascade.
Location: Mount Victoria
Map: Hartley 89304N and Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 20. View

25 Sep, Tue 9:30AM Red Rocks Trig
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  420m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longRed Rocks Nature Reserve is on the top of Mt Camberwarra. A rough fire trail leads out to a trig point overlooking Kangaroo Valley. On the return a side track leads out to Brown Mountain Lookout over the coast. Aboriginal rubbings are seen on both tracks. Rough track, unfenced cliff edges, slippery after rain.
Location: Red Rocks NR
Map: Berry 90283N Limit: 20. View

26 Sep, Wed 6:00PM NPA Environmental Book Club
Sydney Branch
Anne D.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.We know we have some unusual marsupials but our birds are also special as Tim Low explores in our book for this meeting: Where song began: Australia’s Birds and How They Changed the World. (2014) View

26 Sep, Wed 8:00PM People power in the Powerful Owl Project
Southern Sydney Branch
Peter V.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Educational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Family | A trip that is planned to cater for children and their parents. The Powerful Owl Project is a citizen science project that provides a conduit for the community to learn about and get involved with owl and habitat conservation actions in the urban environments. Project Officer Beth Mott will share what we have learned about urban Powerful Owls in the last seven years, and what we can do to help keep them in our urban environments
Location: Multi Purpose Centre 123 Flora St Sutherland(nearBelmont St) View

29-30 Sep, Sat-Sun Blue Gum Forest
Branch
David.S
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.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)Overnight walk in the Blue Gum Forest with camping at Acacia Flat. We'll be carrying our tents, food and water. This is a great first overnight walk for beginners, and a lovely place to explore for those more familiar with long hikes.
Location: Blue Mountains NP View

29 Sep, Sat 9:00AM Ruined Castle
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  670m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Leisurely pace to the top of the Ruined Castle, with the temptation to wander further in search of waratahs.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 15. View

29 Sep - 1 Oct, Sat-Mon Rusden head to Pigeon House Mtn and return
Grade:4/6 Length 30km  600m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.On this adventurous walk we will explore the upper pigeon house gorge and also do a daywalk to Pigeon House Mointain via rarely used firetrails and tracks. Our base is a very comfortable camp cave overlooking Mt Talaterang with water only metres away so you wont need a tent! Rock scrambling and off-track walking in parts
Location: Morton NP
Map: Corang 89273N Limit: 15. View

30 Sep, Sun Barren Grounds NR
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  200m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) My annual spring long weekend wildflower walk - Griffiths Trail Loop and Cooks Nose. Usually nice flowers and great views.
Map: Robertson 90284N Limit: 15. View

1 Oct, Mon 8:55AM Transit of Venus
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  285m 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!!!) Mabel Falls, Edith Falls, Hazel Falls, Burgess Falls, Oaklands Falls, Horseshoe Falls. Rough track in places.
Location: Woodford
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

2 Oct, Tue 9:00AM Mount Westmacott
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  200m 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.(NEW!!!) Morning photographic walk. Photographic friendly sandstone country with lots of wildflowers.
Location: Heathcote NP Limit: 10. View

2 Oct, Tue 9:30AM Old Argyle Rd
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  625m Southern Highlands Branch
John A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longOld Argyle Road. This is a circuit walk along Old Argyle Road into Penrose State Forest. Circle back through the forest crossing the upper reaches of Paddy's River to return to Old Argyle Road. Rough track, deep creek crossings need sandals, crocs etc.
Location: Penrose State Forest
Map: Bundanoon 89281S Limit: 20. View

3 Oct, Wed 9:30AM Olympic Park to Rhodes
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.(NEW!!!) Level ramble to Rhodes. View

5 Oct, Fri 9:55AM Mt Irvine
Grade:2/6 Length 6km  20m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Visit the Tessellated Pavement with views over Wollangambe River.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Wollangambe 89312S Limit: 15. View

8 Oct, Mon 9:01AM Lawson to Hazelbrook
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  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!!!) Visit Adeline Falls, Junction Falls, Federal Falls, Cataract Falls, Victor Falls and Terrace Falls. Creek crossings may be slippery.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

10 Oct, Wed 9:37AM Cockatoo Island
Length 2km Sydney Branch
Bob S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Level ramble the island. View

13 Oct, Sat 8:00AM Illawarra Escarpment Traverse
Grade:3/6 Length 18km  250m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.If youre after some superlative views,wonderful sections of rainforest and colourful flowering heathlands then this walk from Stanwell Park Station to Austinmer station via the Wodi Wodi,Bullock and Escarpments tracks should be high on your priority.Add a magnificent historic viaduct and 10 out of 10 lunchspot at Sublime Point will all add up to a day walk to remember. the Wodi wodi track can be slippery in a few sections
Location: Illawarra Escarpment SCA
Map: Appin 90291S and Bulli 90292N Limit: 15. View

15 Oct, Mon 9:22AM Walls Cave
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  260m 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!!!) View of Greaves Creek Dam. Walls Cave. Walk to Blackheath Station via roads and various bush tracks. Steps and stepping stones.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

16 Oct, Tue 9:30AM Flying Fox and Cooks Nose
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
David W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFlying Fox accessed by a fire trail has the remains of the flying fox used to bring timber up from the valley. The walk then returns to the Cooks Nose Lookout a wonderful lunch spot. On the edge of the escarpment there are spectacular views. Rough track often wet, muddy and slippery, unfenced lookout.
Location: Barren Grounds NR
Map: Robertson 90284N Limit: 20. View

17 Oct, Wed 9:00AM Charles Darwin Walk Wentworth Falls
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  200m 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.(NEW!!!) Lovely creek walking from the village to the falls with the option of exploring below. Limit: 12. View

17 Oct, Wed 9:30AM Parramatta Park
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.(NEW!!!) Level ramble. View

20 Oct, Sat 8:00AM Bonnum Pic
Grade:4/6 Length 16km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Bonnum Pic is a spectacular peak which rises above the Wollondilly river but on this trip we will approach it without a big climb by following the rocky escarpment route which is a wonderful skyline traverse and hopefully the flowers will be out in force. last time we didn't quite make it to the end so im hopeing to do better this time! rock scrambling
Location: Blue Mountains National Park
Map: Hilltop 8929-2N Limit: 15. Best Walk: Amphitheatre Creek View

20-21 Oct, Sat-Sun Bushwalking NSW Annual Bush Camp
Branch
Bushwalking NSW
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longMeet old friends and new at Bushwalking NSW Annual Bush Camp. Lead or join walks, canyons, or training sessions. Book your campsite and save the date in your calendar now! http://www.bushwalkingnsw.org.au/bushwalking/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/2018-Annual-Bush-Camp-Proposal-2018.pdf
Location: Bungonia Campground and National Park View

20 Oct, Sat 8:30AM Cowan to Brooklyn
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  250m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) The classic Cowan to Brooklyn walk with the benefit of fish and chips at the end of the walk. A lovely walk done at an easy pace with great scenery.
Location: Ku-ring-gai Chase NP Limit: 15. View

21 Oct, Sun 8:37AM Harbour Circle Part 3
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  200m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
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.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.This is Part 3 of a 60 km, four-day walk, circling Sydney Harbour with the Sydney Harbour and Gladesville Bridges as its eastern and western points. This walk is co-led by Sheila Walker and Esther Chow. This is a magnificent walk focusing on the harbour itself – the expanse of water, the bridges, islands, urban bushland and city skyline. The route winds along parts of the foreshore, into bays and on to headlands, through bush, along historic streets and over grand bridges. Part 3 starts from Huntleys Point Wharf and finishes at Balmain East Wharf. Bring water, snacks and lunch. Some slippery sections.
Location: Sydney Harbour
Map: Walk Coastal Sydney Limit: 12. View

21-27 Oct, Sun-Sat Kosciuszko
Grade:3/6 Length 45km  200m Sydney Branch
2354
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Easy 5 day pack walk from Round Mtn hut to Pretty Plain hut, returning via Wheelers Hut.   F/T walking + some off-track, with a rest day or day-walk on day 4.   Accommodation at beginning and end of the walk.   Expressions of interest sought.
Location: Kosciuszko NP
Map: Kosciuszko Alpine Area - Spatial Vision Limit: 8. View

22 Oct, Mon 9:22AM PHCW to Leura
Grade:3/6 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.(NEW!!!) Walk to Leura Cascades, Bridal Veil View Lookout, Gordon Falls Lookout and Lyrebird Dell. Lots of ups and downs. Some wet, muddy, possibly slippery sections.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

23 Oct, Tue 9:30AM Wanganderry Pass Fire Trail
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  500m Southern Highlands Branch
John A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis walk is along the first part of the Bonnum Pic Track. Leaving the fire trail there are a couple of steep gullies to negotiate before joining an old fire trail and then a bush track leading to the escarpment. Wild flowers are prolific and the view spectacular. Steep rough track slippery creek crossing, fallen trees, unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Nattai NP
Map: Hilltop 8929-2N Limit: 20. View

26-29 Oct, Fri (08:30AM)-Mon (17:00PM) Bushwalkers Resort full pack walk
Grade:4/6 Length 20km  800m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFull pack walk to the famed and remote “bushwalkers resort” in the rugged upper Kowmung River. Then two wonderful days to chill out at the best bush campsite in the Blue Mountains with nice side trips. The final day is a walk back up the hill to the cars (sigh!). A "resort" but still a solid full pack walk to get there and back. Mostly off-track walking.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 10. View

26 Oct, Fri 9:15AM Mount Kuring-gai to Berowra
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  550m 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!!!) Follow Lyrebird Gully Track down to join Great North Walk Track. Follow GNW Track to Naa Badu Lookout before heading to Berowra Station. Rough and steep sections of track.
Location: Mount Kuring-gai
Map: Hornsby 91304S and Cowan 91304N Limit: 15. View

28 Oct, Sun 8:47AM Harbour Circle Part 4
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  200m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
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.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.This is Part 4 of a 60 km, four-day walk, circling Sydney Harbour with the Sydney Harbour and Gladesville Bridges as its eastern and western points. This walk is co-led by Sheila Walker and Esther Chow. This magnificent walk is focusing on the Harbour itself – the expanse of water, the bridges, islands, urban bushland and city skyline. The route winds along parts of the foreshore, into bays and on to headlands, through bush, along historic streets and over grand bridges. Part 4 starts from Balmain East Wharf and finishes at Circular Quay. Bring water, snacks and lunch. Some slippery sections.
Location: Sydney Harbour
Map: Walk Coastal Sydney Limit: 12. View

29 Oct, Mon 9:12AM Water Nymphs Dell
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  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!!!) Water Nymphs Dell, then walk around Wentworth Falls Lake. Steep well worn steps can be slippery at the Dell.
Location: Wentworth Falls
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

30 Oct, Tue 8:02AM Balmain East to Circular Quay
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  200m Branch
Ian G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.The first/last leg of the Harbour Circle Walk with short detours in Balmain, Pyrmont, and The Rocks/Barangaroo as time permits. Fully paved with plenty of steps, coffee stops, public amenities and a touch of Sydney’s history. No creek crossings, snakes or bunyips. Return from Circular Quay Station to catch 4.01pm train from Central. Paved paths, steps, coffee shops.
Location: Sydney Harbour
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 12. View

3-4 Nov, Sat (08:00AM)-Sun (15:00PM) Lees Pinch to White Box Camp
Grade:3/6 Length 18km  100m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.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)The Goulburn River is a delight to walk along with its grassy banks, colourful cliff lines and a good campsite at Spring Gully to welcome the weary walker! Also the bird and mammal life is quite diverse with many species worth searching out. This is quite an easy backpack suitable for someone new to overnight camping. A bit of off-track from the river to White Box Camp.
Location: Goulburn River NP
Map: Mount Misery 89333N and Killoe 89334S Limit: 15. View

5 Nov, Mon 9:22AM Three Sisters
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  600m 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!!!) Katoomba Station to Three Sisters, down the Giant Stairway, Dardanelles Pass, Leura Forest, Federal Pass and Furber Steps.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

5-10 Nov, Mon-Sat Western Snowy Mountains 2018
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  400m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Group 1 - Arrive Mon 5th Nov, depart Sat 10th. These dates for those who have not been on the trip before or it’s a long time since you’ve been - the usual series of walks. It’s the 21st anniversary trip to the western slopes of the Snowy Mts and northern Kosciuszko NP. Camp or cabin at caravan park. Day walks and exploring the region while learning about Snowy Hydro Scheme, Hume and Hovell and the impact of wild horses. Own transport or find a buddy. Will be some dirt road driving to walks. Contact leader for more detail. Limit: 16. View

6 Nov, Tue 9:30AM Mt Jellore
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longMt Jellore is an outstanding landmark in the Southern Highlands. The walk follows a fire trail through private property to Mt Jellore. The final 150 metres are very steep and give access to a trig point. A little further on there are spectacular views. Return by the same route. Very steep and rough track, unfenced lookout.
Location: Nattai NP
Map: Mittagong 89292S and Hilltop Limit: 20. View

7 Nov, Wed 9:30AM Centennial Park
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.(NEW!!!) Level ramble. View

8-19 Nov, Thu-Mon Edwards River
Length 200km Milton Branch
Peter W.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Paddling the full length (200km) of the Edwards River. The Edwards is an annabranch of the Murray starting at Picnic Point and rejoining the Murray 60km down stream of Swan Hill. Camping out of the kayaks/canoes. The pace is easy but paddlers need to be able to pack and camp out of their kayaks for up to 5 days and there will be number of weirs to portage. Snags in the river and weirs to portage. PFDs compulsory.
Location: Murray Valley NP Limit: 12. View

9 Nov, Fri 9:29AM Coliseum
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  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!!!) Tuckers Lookout, Coliseum and Wonderland Track. Old track with deteriating steps. Some exposure.
Location: Medlow Bath
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View

10 Nov, Sat 9:00AM Burning Palms
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  400m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Come and visit the coast via the delights of the Palm Jungle.
Location: Royal NP Limit: 12. View

10 Nov, Sat 8:30AM Emerald pool
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  220m 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)Come and visit one of Sydneys least visited and undiscovered national parks with a a delightful walk down to Emerald Pool which is a wonderful place for a swim.Also look for aboriginal carvings on the slabs of rock downstream from the pool.
Location: Popran NP
Map: Gunderman 91313S Limit: 15. Best Walk: Amphitheatre Creek View

10-15 Nov, Sat-Thu Western Snowy Mountains 2018
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  400m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(Nearly fully booked) Group 2 - Arrive Sat 10th Nov, depart Thur 15th. These dates for those who have been on the trip before - a series of walks we have not normally done. It’s the 21st anniversary trip to the western slopes of the Snowy Mts and northern Kosciuszko NP. Camp or cabin at caravan park. Own transport or find a buddy. Contact leader for more detail. Limit: 16. View

11 Nov, Sun 8:30AM Glenbrook to Springwood
Grade:3/6 Length 18km  400m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) From Glenbrook Station to Springwood Station via St Helena Ridge, Kings Link Track, Glenbrook Creek, and Magdala Creek. A great mixture of wet and dry forest, wildflowers, and some nice views over Glenbrook Creek.
Location: Lower Blue Mountains Limit: 15. View

12 Nov, Mon 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.(NEW!!!) 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: 20. View

14 Nov, Wed 9:30AM Rocks area
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.(NEW!!!) Ramble the area. Small hill. View

19 Nov, Mon 8:50AM Linden to Woodford
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.(NEW!!!) Kings Cave, Paradise Pool then up to Bulls Camp and Woodford Station. Track is rough in places. Some off-track to Bulls Camp.
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Springwood 90304S Limit: 20. View

20 Nov, Tue 9:30AM Cascades Waterfall Walk
Grade:4/6 Length 6km  450m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Date Changed) Walk along Cascades track to waterfall, up steep track above waterfalls to service road, return via service road and old forest tracks. Steep, rough, slippery track, particularly if wet, track near waterfall at times, some high steps/rock scrambling. Old forest tracks overgrown and tree fall, some off-track walking required.
Location: Macquarie Pass
Map: Robertson 90284N Limit: 14. Map: Robertson View

21 Nov, Wed 9:37AM Telopea to Rydalmere
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.(NEW!!!) Level ramble. View

23 Nov, Fri 9:22AM Rodriguez Pass
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  650m 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 then Rodriguez Pass to Govetts Leap. Possibility of catching a bus to Katoomba from Heritage Centre at Govetts Leap. Rough and steep.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 15. View

24 Nov, Sat 9:00AM Lockleys Pylon
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  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)(NEW!!!) This is one of the best ridge walks in the Sydney basin. Views to die for!
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 15. View

25-28 Nov, Sun (17:00PM)-Wed (09:00AM) Paddle Hawkesbury River Tributaries
Length 20km Illawarra Branch
Caryll S.
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.(NEW!!!) Monday paddle top end of Moonie Moonie Creek from Old Pacific Highway Bridge return. Tuesday paddle top end of Mangrove Creek from near camp ground return. High spring tides. Camp at Glenworth Valley Outdoors Adventures on Propan Creek. Road is suitable for caravans but no power. Hot showers and flush toilets. Power boats, wind, wood. PFDs compulsory.
Location: Brisbane Water NP and Dharug NP View

26 Nov, Mon 9:03AM Waterfall Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 6km  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.(NEW!!!) Waterfall Circuit followed by Christmas lunch at Lawson Hotel. Bookings essential. Wet rocks could be slippery. Creek crossings.
Location: Lawson
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

28 Nov, Wed 9:00AM Bundeena and surrounds
Grade:2/6 Length 5km  100m 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.(NEW!!!) A meander to various locations in and around Bundeena to take world class photographs!!!!
Location: Royal NP Limit: 10. View

30 Nov, Fri 9:20AM Berowra to Cowan
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  880m 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!!!) Walk down to Berowra Creek and follow Great North Walk to Berowra Waters and up to Cowan Station. Creek crossings. Rough sections.
Location: Berowra Valley RP
Map: Cowan 91304N Limit: 15. View

2 Dec, Sun Illawarra northern beaches
Grade:2/6 Length 12km  50m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) My annual early summer walk on pathways, rock platforms and beaches of the northern Illawarra - train to Coalcliff, walk back to Thirroul. Great ocean and escarpment views.
Map: Bulli 90292N Limit: 15. View

3-9 Dec, Mon (08:00AM)-Sun (16:00PM) Kosciuszko full pack walk
Grade:4/6 Length 80km  1,500m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis year we move north of Kiandra on the Australian Alps Walking Track, visiting some great areas and staying near more terrific Koscie huts. We stay two nights near the lovely Oldfields Hut and a climb of Mt Bimberi (highest mountain in the ACT) is then an option for us. A full pack walk requiring tents, food, and good gear as the weather can be extreme (and often is). Six nights out with the last spent near cars at Blue Waterholes.
Location: Kosciuszko NP Limit: 15. View

5 Dec, Wed 11:07AM Wentworth Falls
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.(NEW!!!) Level ramble. View

8 Dec, Sat 9:00AM Deep pass Canyon
Grade:3/6 Length 7km  100m 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.Deep pass is regarded as one of the prettier and most accessible canyons in the Wollemi as there no abseiling and if careful you don't get wet past your knees. rock hopping and scrambling and slippery rocks
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Rock Hill 89312N Limit: 15. Best Walk: Amphitheatre Creek View

12 Dec, Wed 9:30AM Cemetery to La Perouse
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.(NEW!!!) Level ramble. View

26-31 Dec, Wed (09:01AM)-Mon (16:00PM) The Snowys in summer
Grade:4/6 Length 70km  1,200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longAn interesting walk that takes in many huts and highlights of the Kosciuszko region. From our starting point at Mt Selwyn we travel via the following huts 4 Mile Dam, Broken Dam, Brooks, Mackeys, O'Keefes, Derschkos and Round Mountain. Camping near many of these as they offer shelter when the weather turns foul and good flat campsites. The highlight of the trip is climbing Mt Jagungal from Okeefes Hut, but the various frost hollow plains and what are usually spectacular floral displays are also worth coming along for! Contact leader for more details. Off-track walking in parts.
Location: Kosciuszko NP
Map: Jagungal 85251S, Old Adaminaby 86254N, Toolong Range 85251N, and Cabramurra 85262S Limit: 15. View

30 Dec, Sun Gerroa and Seven Mile Beach NP
Grade:2/6 Length 13km  50m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) My annual holiday season walk on the rock platform, beach and bush tracks of the southern Illawarra. A nice place to be on a summer day. Some may swim after the walk.
Map: Kiama 90281S Limit: 15. View

3-14 Jan, Thu-Mon Upper Murray & Mitta Mitta River Paddle
Milton Branch
Peter W.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(NEW!!!) 4 days paddling on the Upper Murray River from Bringenbrong Bridge to Towong. 4 days paddling the Lower Mitta Mitta River from Mitta Mitta to Tallangatta. 2 days off. We will be paddling from 2/3 base camps and only doing day paddles each day. A canoe trailer will be used for the turnarounds each day. Both rivers are grade 1/2 with gravel races and willows. Plastic kayaks only. Paddlers interested in the paddle email or phone for a more detailed information sheet. Book early as there is a limit of 12 and such trips get booked out very quickly. Grade 1/2 gravel races and willows. PFDs compulsory. Limit: 12. View

25-28 Jan, Fri (08:00AM)-Mon (15:00PM) Namadgi National Park, ACT
Grade:3/6 Length 25km  600m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThe Namadgi National Park has some wonderful granite formations, frost hollow plains, indigenous art galleries and great walking tracks and from the very comfortable Honeysuckle Creek Campground we will explore as much as possible during these 4 days. The campsite has a decent sized shelter, electric bbqs, water and tables. Cost per person is $6 a night payable to leader($18) Some rock scrambling amongst the granite.
Location: Namadgi NP Limit: 16. View

9-16 Feb, Sat (08:00AM)-Sat (16:00PM) Walls of Jerusalem NP, Tasmania
Grade:4/6 Length 60km  1,000m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThe Walls of Jerusalem is probably my favourite walking area in Australia and on this trip we will travel via the Lake Rowallen entry point into this incredibly beautiful area and spend a couple of days exploring the various peaks, tarns, lakes and forests that this world heritage area has to offer. Then we will follow the lakes track past lakes Adelaide Meston and Junction to where we enter the Never Never region, taking this to Hartnett Falls. From here it's following the Overland Track past Bert Nichols Hut then diverging for a side trip to Pine Valley to explore the Labyrinth and climb the Acropolis and if time allows Mt Geryon. This is a walk you won't want to miss as we will discover a world of uncommon beauty, including masses of flowering herbs and shrubs, towering mountains worth climbing! Mostly on tracks with sections of open country off-track. Limit: 12. View

17-26 Mar, Sun-Tue Mid South Coast Day Paddles
Milton Branch
Peter W.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Cycle | A cycling tripPaddle | A canoe or kayak tripFirst time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)(NEW!!!) Lake Conjola, Narrawelle Inlet, Burrill Lake, Meroo Lake, Lake Tabouri, Termeil Creek, optional 1 day bike ride. Base camp at Lake Tabourie Caravan Park and travelling out each day. Many of the paddles are only short days leaving a lot of time to explore on your own, take your push bike, swim, fish etc. This is an active holiday. Paddlers will need a kayak trolley for 2 of the paddles. Sit in kayaks with rudders only. PFDs compulsory. Limit: 12. View

8-22 Aug, Thu (08:00AM)-Thu (09:00AM) Tanzania and Kenya National Park tour
Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) This remarkable journey is truly all encompassing, including the best safari and wildlife viewing in Kenya and Tanzania whilst returning at night to superb permanent tented camps and lodges. Including all the areas frequented by the migration on their annual route, you will have the best opportunity to witness one of the most spectacular wildlife sightings in the world. Some of  the highlights include... Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks, Ngororongoro Crater, the world famous Serengeti National Park as well as the Masai Mara National Reserve and Amboseli National Park. With a wonderful variety of wildlife, village culture and adventure with some walking involved, this is a truly unforgettable experience. Contact the leader for full details. Limit: 12. View

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