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1 Feb, Fri Exploratory bushwalk or non-abseiling canyon
Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longDepending on the weather, either a walk exploring the amazing country in the Wollemi/Mugii Murum-ban or a non-abseiling/swimming canyon walk will be offered. Put this date in your diary and watch Short Notice Walk announcements for exact details. Grade 5 or 6. View

1 Feb, Fri 1:50PM Snorkeling at Gordons Bay
Grade:2/6 Length 4km Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicSwim | A trip that involves swimmingPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Co-led by Mark Goodson  (mgoodson@bigpond.net.au, 0425313173) and Esther Chow. It was good fun snorkeling at Clovelly Beach on 8/1/19. Water was warm. The group wants to do it again, except this time we go Gordons Bay as it has flat surf. If you haven't done snorkeling before, this is a good chance to learn. Several members bought a full face mask at $60 at Decathlon and said that it makes snorkeling easier. Low tide is at 1:42pm. We'll meet at the Clovelly Bus Terminal at 1:50pm. Then we walk to head of Gordons Bay where there is a small beach. Bring drinks, snacks and sun protection. Slippery rocks, risks associated with swimming.
Map: Clovelly Limit: 10. View

2 Feb, Sat 9:00AM Broulee Walk & Snork
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Elaine R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingDrive to Broulee Beach for a leisurely walk and rock-hop around Broulee Island. Some sheltered spots for a snorkel and a picnic lunch.
Map: Craigies Batemans Bay & District View

2 Feb, Sat 8:00AM Minnamurra River
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Illawarra Branch
Col M.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripPaddle from Minnamurra River entrance to Swamp Road and return. Swimming. PFD's compulsory.
Location: Kiama Coast Limit: 16. View

2 Feb, Sat 10:07AM Narrabeen walk
Grade:1/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | 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.Narrabeen - Narrabeen Lagoon - North Narrabeen. Streets, paths, mostly flat, water views. Swim at North Narrabeen Rock Pool. Bus return. View

2 Feb, Sat River Caves Canyon
Grade:3/6 Length 5km  220m Sydney Branch
Peter F.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Mt Camero Trail – Natural Bridge – Budgary Creek – River Caves Canyon – Exit upstream onto ridge – Mt Cameron Trail. A nice little canyon, no abseils, some scrambling, possible wet feet. If time permits we may also do Deep Pass Canyon. Track, off-track with mild scrub, creek walking, minor scrambling.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Rock Hill 89312N Limit: 10. View

2 Feb, Sat 9:00AM Waterfall to Heathcote
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  500m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Some nice bushland walking with a detour to swim in the river.
Location: Heathcote NP Limit: 12. View

3 Feb, Sun 8:13AM Barrenjoey to Gerringong: Section 1
Grade:3/6 Length 20km  500m Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Incorporating the soon to be world famous Manly to Bondi Walk, we have planned a series of bi-weekly walks from Barrenjoey to Gerringong. Come join us in this historic & epic adventure. You will be awarded with a certificate if you complete all the sections. This week we walk from Barrenjoey to Collaroy. This wonderful walk is dominated by a series of rugged natural headlands with extensive views of the coast and Pittwater, sweeping and secluded beaches and further south, wetlands feeding into Narrabeen Lagoon. The walk forms part of one of the world’s great urban coastal walks. There are exit points if you wish to drop out at any stage. Slippery sections, some rock scrambling.
Location: Palm Beach
Map: Sydney Harbour Limit: 12. View

3 Feb, Sun 8:30AM Mount Kembla Tracks
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  300m Illawarra Branch
Col M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long3 separate tracks from Mount Kembla Lookout - Summit, Ring and Ridge. Walk on tracks through eucalypt and rain forest. Coastal views.
Location: Illawarra Escarpment
Map: Wollongong 90292S Limit: 16. View

4 Feb, Mon 7:23AM Mt Piddington & Boronia Point (Mt Victoria)
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  300m Sydney Branch
(Mal’s Group) John H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walking to Fairy Bower, Grotto, Coxs Cave, Ferris Cave, Boronia Point and Mt Piddington. Rough and steep in places.
Location: Mount Victoria
Map: Mt Wilson Limit: 20. View

5 Feb, Tue 10:03AM De Burghs Bridge to Chatswood
Grade:3/6 Length 11km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk to Chatswood Station via Lane Cove River & Ferndale Park Tracks. Moderate pace. Carry morning tea, lunch & water for the day. Steep sections, rough bushtracks, creek crossings (slippery surfaces) steps. View

5 Feb, Tue 9:30AM Fitzroy Falls West & East Rim Tracks
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFitzroy Falls West Rim and East Rim Tracks provide spectacular views of the main falls, Twin Falls, the Grotto and the valley between the two tracks. The vegetation is very different on each of the tracks. Lunch will be at an off-track lookout in the vicinity of a plane crash beyond Renown Lookout. Fenced and unfenced cliffs. Rough track, steep sections, slippery rocks. Off-track to get to crash site.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Bundanoon 89281S Limit: 20. View

5 Feb, Tue 10:00AM Kangaroo Valley Mountain-bike
Grade:3/6 Length 35km Milton Branch
Leslie R.
Cycle | A cycling tripSwim | A trip that involves swimmingLed by Herbert Frey & Leslie Reddacliff. Ride on cycleways, quiet sealed and gravel roads through scenic Kangaroo Valley following the upper Kangaroo River. Lunch at Flatrock Pool, great swimming hole! Return same route.
Map: Kangaroo Valley 90284S View

5 Feb, Tue 10:10AM Lake Parramatta walk & swim
Grade:2/6 Length 4km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Short bushwalk on She-Oak Walk (ups and downs, steps) after morning tea, then long lunch and swim at Lake Parramatta swimming area (own risk). Bus return to Parramatta, train return to city. View

6 Feb, Wed 9:00PM Burning Palms
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  400m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | 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 nice loop walk from Otford Station through the Palm Jungle with a climb out at the end of the day. Time for a swim, depending on tides and swell. Potential rocky shoreline.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Otford 91294S Limit: 12. View

6 Feb, Wed 9:30AM Centennial Park
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.WOW (Worn Out Walkers) level ramble, option to extend. Centennial Park Darley Street entrance. View

6 Feb, Wed 3:00PM Tabourie Wander & Sausage Sizzle
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Elaine R.
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicSwim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longAn easy stroll around the lake entrance and beach, have a dip if it’s hot, then enjoy a sausage sizzle. BYO drinks and extras. Sausages and chef provided!
Map: Tabourie 89272S View

7 Feb, Thu 9:51AM Tuggerah to The Entrance
Grade:3/6 Length 8km 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.Tuggerah – Chittaway Bay – The Entrance. Nature reserve, water birds, views, good track, environmental management of urban runoff into Lake, Long Jetty, The Entrance. Steady pace (no dawdling). Bus return to Gosford, train return to Sydney. View

8 Feb, Fri Exploratory bushwalk or non-abseiling canyon
Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) (Check Yuri's East Creek Glories walk on Saturday as a replacement.) Depending on the weather, either a walk exploring the amazing country in the Wollemi/Mugii Murum-ban or a non-abseiling/swimming canyon walk will be offered. Put this date in your diary and watch Short Notice Walk announcements for exact details. Grade 5 or 6. View

8 Feb, Fri 7:23AM Mellow Bath to Colosseum
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  250m Southern Sydney Branch
7537
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Along the many old tracks below the Hydro Magestic is a rock formation named the Three Brothers, remnants of the old flying fox used to haul goods from the Valley Farm in the Megalong to the hotel and other interesting features constructed for the enjoyment of the guests staying at the hotel in the 1900s. The walk descends to an amphitheatre, the Colosseum, and then circles back to the start via some interesting cliff caves. Some swampy areas, steep and rough sections, eroded tracks. Limit: 15. View

9 Feb, Sat 9:00AM Australian National Maritime Museum to the City
Grade:3/6 Length 6.5km 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.Walk via Pyrmont's foreshore. From the Maritime Museum around the waterfront and then through historic industrial Pyrmont and back into the city via the Pyrmont Bridge. Map of walk. Many steps. View

9 Feb, Sat East Creek Glories
Grade:5/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark near spot height 1057 at 427 060. The East Creek Glories walk will start by coming down into East Creek Galleries, then visit a spectacular side ravine; it will then move on to the West Side Falls and West Side Chamber; continue to East Creek Falls; then exit on the eastern side to visit the top of the falls.
Location: Newnes SF
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

9 Feb, Sat Trestles Track
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  400m Sydney Branch
Greg L.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longTrestles Track – Shoalhaven River – return. Pleasant river walking with possibilities for swimming and exploring an old mine site. Steep descent (approx. 400m in 1km) to Shoalhaven River followed by flat river walking. Steep climb back to cars.
Location: Bungonia NP
Map: Caoura 1: 25 000 Limit: 12. View

9-16 Feb, Sat (08:00AM)-Sat (16:00PM) Walls of Jerusalem NP, TAS
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 long(Fully Booked) The 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

10 Feb, Sun 10:20AM The Basin swimming and snorkeling, plus optional walk
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  200m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.The Basin near Palm Beach has the warmest water in Sydney for swimming and snorkeling. It's also flat surf. Bring snacks, drinks, sun protection and water gears. Wear hiking gears if you wish to do the optional walk. Hazards associated with beach activities. Slippery sections.
Map: Palm Beach Limit: 12. View

11 Feb, Mon 8:46AM Callicoma Track, Pennant Hills
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  150m Branch
(Mal’s Group) Ian B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.A delightful loop track through interesting bushland. There are several exit points with public transport if there is excessive heat on the day and the walk is shortened. Fallen trees after the recent storms and a bit of a rough track in places.
Map: Hornsby 91304S Limit: 20. View

12 Feb, Tue 9:30AM Balancing Rock
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  250m Southern Highlands Branch
David W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longClover Hill Rd is a management track leading to a rough track down to the Macquarie Rivulet. After crossing the rivulet there is an indistinct track which leads to Balancing Rock and a lovely waterfall. Return is by the same route. Rough track, slippery creek crossings, steep sections.
Location: Macquarie Pass NP
Map: Robertson 90284N Limit: 20. View

12 Feb, Tue 9:00AM Basin View to Huskisson Bike (Road/Mtn)
Grade:2/6 Length 40km Milton Branch
Leslie R.
Cycle | A cycling tripSwim | A trip that involves swimmingLed by Herbert Frey & Leslie Reddacliff. From Basin View boat ramp, mainly on cycleway to St Georges Basin, along foreshore track to Sanctuary Pt. Cycleway again to Huskisson. Return on cycleways and roads. Swim possible if hot.
Map: Shoalhaven Cycleways View

12 Feb, Tue 8:30AM Bendeela Paddle – up Kangaroo River
Length 9km Southern Highlands Branch
Pamela W.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripSwim | A trip that involves swimmingPicnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnic(Leader Changed) We drive to Safari Kayaking located in Kangaroo Valley arriving around 9’ish where we select our kayaks/canoes and life jackets. (You have a choice of double/singles canoe/kayaks). Kangaroo Safari transport our boats to Bendeela and the car pool follows on. Once set up and in the water we head up stream for about 3km to a lunch spot and then make our way back to Bendeela where our boats are picked up by Safari Kayaking and we drive back to Bowral. The cost per person for boat hire is $40 cash payable on the day. Please have the right amount of cash as we need to make a single payment. Please let me know via email by Sunday 10 Feb if you are interested in coming and whether you require a rental kayak. Cossies, hat, sunscreen and plenty of drinking water will be the go... especially if this warmish weather is still around. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to give me a call. (I love making up answers). BTW, 5 bonus points for falling in. Deep water paddling. Mostly still water with one short rapid which can be walked if preferred. PFDs compulsory.
Map: Bundanoon 89281S Limit: 20. View

12 Feb, Tue 9:53AM Bronte – Clovelly
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Fran C.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | 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.Streets, paths, ups & downs. Swim. Bus return to city from Clovelly. View

12 Feb, 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.Led by Jim Ward / Shirley Hillier. Walk via The Bluff Reserve, Lapstone, road walking, pathways & parks alongside the Nepean River to Penrith shops. Moderate pace. Train return to city. Carry morning tea, lunch & water for the day. Some rough bushtracks, fire trails, uneven & loose surfaces, steps. View

13 Feb, Wed - 13 Feb, Tue Jibbon Head
Grade:2/6 Length 6km  50m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.A morning of photography and swimming around Bonnie Vale and Jibbon Head.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 10. View

13 Feb, Wed 9:30AM Leichhardt Whites Creek
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.WOW (Worn Out Walkers) level ramble, option to extend. View

13 Feb, Wed 9:00AM Little Forest Farm Wander
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Barry T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longLed by Barry & Penny Tomkinson. Explore the fields and hills of the Little Valley around Duckpond, and saunter along the twists and turns of the Yackungarrah Creek. Coffee after at Penny and Barry’s.
Map: Milton 89272N View

13 Feb, Wed 7:00PM NPA Environmental Book Club
Sydney Branch
Anne D.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia by Bill Gammage. View

13 Feb, Wed 11:45AM Walkers get-together
Sydney Branch
(Mal’s Group) Mal
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicPublic 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.Social get-together for Monday walkers who might be out of action, slowing down or just want to stay in touch. Lunch at O'Donoghues Irish Pub, 99 Great Western Hwy, Emu Plains. Crossing the car park.
Location: Emu Plains View

13 Feb, Wed 9:40AM Watson Bay to Rose Bay
Grade:2/6 Length 11km  50m Sydney Branch
Denise S.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Beautiful harbour and ocean views as we walk to South Head and then to Rose Bay via Parsley Bay, Neilsen Park and the Hermitage Foreshore Walk. Swimming possible at Neilsen Park. No need to contact leader.
Location: Sydney Harbour NP View

14 Feb, Thu 8:15AM Kincumber to Davistown
Grade:3/6 Length 7.5km  20m 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.Mostly along the waterfront to a ferry return from the Lintern St Wharf. Map of route. View

15 Feb, Fri Henson Glen
Grade:4/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Updated Details) Guest leader: Bob Seibright. Walk Minnehaha Trail and descend into Govetts Creek via a spur. Walk/wade (some deep wades) in the creek through canyon-like Henson Glen for about 2km. Scramble out near the junction with Katoomba Creek, then re-join Minnehaha Trail and follow it back to the cars. Bring dry bags. Short wet suit is recommended. Rock scrambling.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S View

15 Feb, Fri 7:23AM Mt Victoria
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  250m Southern Sydney Branch
7537
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Cancelled) A circuit walk from Mt Piddington, Hornes Point, Witches Glen, Reinits Pass, Little Zig Zag Track, Bushrangers Cave and Pulpit Rock Lookout. Limit: 15. View

15 Feb, Fri 9:55AM Waterfalls walk
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  400m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Jointly led by Sheila Walker and Esther Chow. We walk from Hazelbrook Station to Bedford Creek. Then we walk to Lawson via South Lawson Fire trail. There are many waterfalls on the way, Victor Falls, Terrace Falls, Cataract Falls, Federal Falls, Junction Falls, Adelina Falls and some unknown falls. Swim in the creek and splash under the water falls. Mostly shady. Perfect summer walk. Slippery section.
Location: Lawson
Map: Lawson Limit: 12. View

16 Feb, Sat 9:18AM Dungog Day Out
Grade:1/6 Length 4km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Margaret B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.For train lovers. A journey to the far reaches of the $2.50 Opal Ticket. A delightful small train from Hamilton to Dungog. Some time to have a stroll around this hilly little town. Return the same way. A long day but a relaxing one. Late finish. Train return to Sydney from Hamilton. View

17 Feb, Sun 8:08AM Barrenjoey to Gerringong: Section 2
Grade:3/6 Length 25km  400m Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Incorporating the soon to be world famous Manly to Bondi Walk, we have planned a series of bi-weekly walks from Barrenjoey to Gerringong. Come join us in this historic & epic adventure.  21 walkers took part in section 1,  Barrenjoey to Collaroy  with 13 who completed the 21 km 450 m elevation route.  Congratulations! This week we walk from Collaroy Beach to North Head via Dee Why Beach, Curl Curl Beach, Manly Beach & Shelly Beach. Featuring beaches, cliffs, magnificent headlands and historic sites, this urban coastal loop is one of Sydney's most spectacular walking tracks. The Fairfax Walk at North Head offers spectacular views over Sydney Harbour Heads. Walk as much or as little as you wish. There are various exit points. Slippery sections.
Map: Manly Limit: 12. View

17 Feb, Sun 8:30AM Pretty Beach & Durras Mountain
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Milton Branch
Leslie R.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom NPWS Pretty Beach car park, ascend Durras Mtn on forest tracks. Descend to coast via the east trail and return via coast. Some rock–hopping. One of the best walks in the region! Note early start to beat the heat and leave time for leisurely lunch, swim/snorkel at Snake Bay.
Map: Kioloa 89261N View

17 Feb, Sun West Head Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  200m Sydney Branch
Roger T.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Ferry from Palm Beach to Mackerell Beach and then we are on tracks to Resolute and West Head Beaches. Rock Hopping around West Head to the gun emplacements and up the new Soldiers Track to the West Head Lookout. Then on tracks to the Koolewong Circuit, Red Hand Cave and south to the Basin via Currawong. A little-off track and short rock hopping section. Ferry connects with frequent buses from the city. Many swimming opportunities at 6 separate beaches. View

18 Feb, Mon 8:25AM Duck Blue Jelly
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  400m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Station Street Trail to Duck Hole and return. Then down to Blue Pool and Jellybean Pool. Steep rough sections. Rocks could be slippery with sand or water.
Location: Glenbrook
Map: Penrith 90303N Limit: 20. View

19 Feb, Tue 7:00PM Bushwalking with a Purpose
Branch
Bushwalking NSW
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.(NEW!!!) There is more to bushwalking than bush walking. Can you imagine exponentially raising your enjoyment of bushwalking? Learn how in this presentation by Bush Explorer: Yuri Bolotin. Yuri will demonstrate that adding a purpose to your regular bush adventures could exponentially raise your satisfaction and enjoyment. This could even be your key to life’s happiness! Yuri will use his own beautiful photographs to delight you through this talk. You will also get an exclusive sneak preview of the brand new book that the Bush Explorers have in their pipeline! Come along with your own stories and share them with others on the night! See the agenda here. View

19 Feb, Tue 9:03AM Cooper Park to Bronte
Grade:2/6 Length 13km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Cooper Park - Centennial Park - Bronte. Walk to Bronte Beach via parks & streets, some bushtracks, with steep sections, steps up & down. Moderate pace. Carry morning tea, lunch & water for the day. At finish a bus to Bondi Junction Station. View

19 Feb, Tue 9:30AM Drawing Room Rocks
Grade:3/6 Length 4km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Barbara B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis is a short walk but leads to a beautiful lookout over the coast. The track is steep but is well worth the effort. Rough track, steep sections, unfenced cliffs.
Location: Barren Grounds NR
Map: Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 20. View

19 Feb, Tue 10:20AM Glenbrook walk
Grade:2/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | 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.Glenbrook - Glenbrook Lagoon - Glenbrook Olympic Pool. Streets, tracks, ups & downs. Optional swim at Glenbrook Olympic Pool ($6.60 Adult / $5.00 Concession / $2.30 Spectator / Over age 75 free). Train return to city. View

19 Feb, Tue 8:00PM Talk on Climate Wise Communities
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Educational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Jenny Scott will explain the award-winning initiative from Ku-ring-gai Council that builds local community strength and preparedness to extreme weather events. It promotes shared responsibility for disaster resilience to individuals, households and communities, as well as emergency management agencies and government. Jenny Scott is the Sustainability Program Leader at Ku-ring-gai Council. This is a STEP Inc. event. View

19 Feb, Tue 7:00PM Willoughby & North Shore Election Forum
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.(NEW!!!) Meeting held at Glenaeon School Hall, 121 Edinburgh Rd, Castlecrag. More info on https://www.facebook.com/events/230853171184655/ and https://willoughbynorthshoreelectionforumenvironment.eventbrite.com.au. Refreshments served at the close of meeting. NPA is one of the organisers of the event. View

20 Feb, Wed 9:30AM Dulwich Hill to Canterbury
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.WOW (Worn Out Walkers) level ramble, option to extend. View

20 Feb, Wed 4:00PM Kings Point Overlooking Stoney Creek
Grade:1/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Paul B.
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk from Parkland Drive Reserve along the creek to the Ulladulla Ski Club and around the headland overlooking the creek. This will be a sublime view with the setting sun. PLUS, to top off the evening and experience the remaining sunset, why not enjoy a BYO BBQ at a local venue to be decided nearer the day. View

20 Feb, Wed 1:00PM Wattamolla
Grade:2/6 Length 5km  50m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Snorkelling and photography. A delightful short walk with nature thrown in!
Location: Royal NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 12. View

21 Feb, Thu 5:00PM Full moon walk
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Spit Bridge to Manly Walk, part of the Manly Scenic Walkway. The Spit Bridge to Manly Walk is a beautiful 10km hiking trail, boasting native bushland, quiet inner harbour beaches, picturesque bays and panoramic ocean views. Escape the heat of the day and walk in the evening with full moon. Relaxed pace. Bring picnic. Take the ferry from Manly to city after walk or stay behind for a drink. Slippery sections.
Location: Manly Limit: 10. View

21 Feb, Thu 9:25AM Rockdale – Brighton Le Sands
Grade:3/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Carol G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk from Rockdale Station to Brighton Le Sands. Streets, urban bush and sealed cycle paths. At Brighton Le Sands, bus return to Rockdale Station. View

22 Feb, Fri Exploratory bushwalk or non-abseiling canyon
Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longDepending on the weather, either a walk exploring the amazing country in the Wollemi/Mugii Murum-ban or a non-abseiling/swimming canyon walk will be offered. Put this date in your diary and watch Short Notice Walk announcements for exact details. Grade 5 or 6. View

22 Feb, Fri 8:22AM Leura Forest
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  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.Walk starts and finishes at Katoomba Station. Walk to Merriwa St Trackhead. Out and back to Burrabarroo Lookout. Descend to Leura Forest. Views of Leura Falls on the way up to Leura Cascades. Plenty of steps. Some rock scrambling. Rocks may be slippery near waterfalls.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

23 Feb, Sat 9:38AM Maroubra – Coogee
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Fran C.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | 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.Streets, parks, ups & downs, lots of water views. Swim. Bus return to city from Coogee. View

25 Feb, Mon 9:11AM Valley of the Waters
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  440m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Picnic Area to Den Fenella Lookout. Overcliff Track to Valley of the Waters. Return to station via Nature Trail. Some steps. Creek crossings.
Location: Wentworth Falls
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

26 Feb, Tue 9:15AM Circular Quay to Taronga Wharf
Grade:2/6 Length 12km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk via Observatory Park, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Cremorne Point, Sirius Cove Reserve to Taronga Wharf. Moderate pace. Carry morning tea, lunch & water for the day. Steep sections, streets, pathways, steps. View

26 Feb, Tue 10:00AM Faulks and Blakemans Lookouts
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  100m Southern Highlands Branch
Martin M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Good views over Upper Kangaroo Valley. Indistinct track in places, fallen trees, creek crossings.
Map: Bundanoon 89281S Limit: 15. View

26 Feb, Tue 9:30AM Manly Heritage & Manly Creek
Grade:2/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Margaret B.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | 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.Urban hills and steps. Explore the remains of Old Manly around Ivanhoe Park including gargoyles, Dalley Castle and the Stone Kangaroo. Return to Pittwater Road to catch the 199 bus to Nolan Reserve and walk Manly Creek to Manly Lagoon and return to Manly along the waterfront. Chance of a swim. If the weather is too hot, we will return to the waterfront and just stroll to Manly Lagoon. Return to city by ferry. View

27 Feb, Wed 8:00PM Arnhem Land: Aboriginal Culture and Wildlife
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.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.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.Gary Schoer will take you on a journey to Arnhem Land where you will be immersed in Aboriginal arts, crafts and survival skills. Cruising through the Arafura Swamp will reveal a wide diversity of bird and other wildlife. Most adventures are accompanied by local Aboriginal people who reveal insights as to how they continue to keep alive the food and medicine traditions learnt over eons of time. View

27 Feb, Wed 9:00AM Bendalong to Cunjurong Point
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Paul B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Walk from the campsite entrance around the point above Red Head joining Bendalong Beach, Inyadda Pt and Manyana Beach to Cunjurong Pt. This is a mix of beach and road. There is a minor (optional) scramble. Coffee at Cunjurong Point Café. Car shuffle. View

27 Feb, Wed 7:00PM Coogee & Vaucluse Election Forum
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.(NEW!!!) Meeting held at Randwick Community Centre, 27 Munda St, Randwick. More info on https://www.facebook.com/events/2038608462882119/ and https://coogeevaucluseelectionforumenvironment.eventbrite.com.au. Refreshments served at the close of meeting. NPA is one of the organisers of the event. View

27 Feb, Wed 9:15AM Cremorne to Balmoral
Grade:2/6 Length 11km  75m Sydney Branch
Hildegard S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longBeautiful harbour and city views. Some stairs.
Location: Sydney Harbour National Park View

27 Feb, Wed 1:00PM Kamay-Botany Bay National Park
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.Bird-watching and photography around the southern section of Kamay-Botany Bay National Park. Various locations visited.
Location: Kurnell Limit: 10. View

28 Feb - 3 Mar, Thu-Sun Canberra Cycling
Grade:3/6 Sydney Branch
Rob & Jayne G.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Cycle | A cycling tripOption to meet 7pm, Thursday evening for dinner at local restaurant (need to book). Riding Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Up to approx. 40 - 60kms each day; with possible 530m elevations - 530m descents. Cycling various day trips, mainly bike paths, around Canberra and Queanbeyan. Planning to stay at Alivio Tourist Park, O’Connor which has a pool, tennis court, powered and unpowered sites (unfortunately they no longer have tent sites). Opportunity for site seeing too. Come for all or selected days. No Helmet No Go! View

28 Feb, Thu 12:03PM Pearl Beach – Umina
Grade:2/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Zenia P.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk Pearl Beach to Ettalong along beaches. Possible swim at Pearl Beach Pool. Possible wet feet at beach inlet at Umina Beach. Bus return to Woy Woy Station. Late finish. Train return to city from Woy Woy. View

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