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1 Jun, Mon 9:45AM Around Katoomba Township
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  220m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(Fully Booked) Walk sections of the old Catalina Raceway. Walk through the Gully to Maple Grove Park. From here walk past Skyway East Station and up Birdwood Ave. Enter Prince Henry Cliff Walk at Raymond Rd. Walk PHCW to exit at Merriwa St. Walk roads and paths to Katoomba Station. This walk is mostly on roads or footpaths. Not all the walk is flat. The walk is bit shorter and easier than our usual Monday walks. No need to hurry. Some short sections of it could be muddy.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba Limit: 10. View

1 Jun, Mon 9:00AM Engadine to Audley and return
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  180m 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.Time to explore some of the countryside around Engadine and down to Kangaroo Creek.
Location: Royal National Park
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 10. View

1 Jun, Mon Meadowbank to Cabarita
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  20m Sydney Branch
John H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walking from Meadowbank, over the old railway bridge and onto the Kokoda track and continuing along the picturesque river foreshore to Cabarita Ferry wharf. It is possible to catch a ferry back to Meadowbank or into the city. A bus is also available back to Burwood and Ashfield. We start mid-morning. Uneven ground at times. Some street walking and light traffic to contend with.
Location: Parramatta River
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 9. View

1 Jun, Mon 6:00AM Mt Kuring-gai to Berowra (GNW)
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  450m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Mt. Kuring-gai to Berowra via the Great North Walk track. May take longer 14km route. Slippery, steep track and creek crossing.
Location: Berowra Valley NP Limit: 6. View

2 Jun, Tue 40 Foot Falls
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Jelly Fungus Joan’s Group) Lake Alexandra to Boxvale Lookout via 40 Foot Falls and return. An interesting walk with varied terrain, views and river side walking. Joint activity with Illawarra Ramblers. Combined limit applies.
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 10. View

2 Jun, Tue 9:30AM Boxvale Track
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  450m Southern Highlands Branch
Sue Ann M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Scribbly Gum Sue’s Group) A circuit walk which includes the old tramway track, tunnel and lookout giving views towards the Blue Mountains. Rough tracks, creek crossings, and some steep sections.
Location: Mt Alexander NR View

2 Jun, Tue 9:30AM Les Lambert Lookout
Grade:3/6 Length 9.5km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(March Fly Mike’s Group) 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: 10. View

2 Jun, Tue 9:30AM Mt Murray to base of Macquarie Pass
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Postponed) Walk from the top of Macquarie Pass near Mt Murray down through a gap in the escarpment then down a series of old trails and a service road to the bottom of Macquarie Pass. Steep, rough, uneven ground, overgrown tracks, tree fall, often off-track. Illawarra Highway is crossed a number of times. This is all downhill.
Location: Macquarie Pass NP
Map: Robertson 90284N Limit: 20. View

3 Jun, Wed 9:30AM Botanical Gardens
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.(Cancelled) WOW Ramble 2 kilometres. Options to extend. View

3 Jun, Wed 6:00AM Glenbrook circuit via Tunnel Lookout
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  400m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Nearly fully booked) Glenbrook to Tunnel Lookout via Jellybean Pool and back Steep and slippery track
Location: Glenbrook Limit: 8. View

4 Jun, Thu 5:30PM Remembering Jack Mundey – the Green Bans
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.What were the Green Bans? Who was the late Jack Mundey and the Builders Labourers Federation? And what lessons can we learn from a movement that saved some of Sydney’s most iconic landmarks of natural and built heritage. Dr Meredith Burgmann was a friend and comrade of Mundey and author of Green Bans, Red Unions, an authoritative account of this exciting period. View

5 Jun, Fri 10:00AM World Environment Day Online
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.#ForNature – Bournda EEC World Environment Day Online. The 2020 campaign, “Time for Nature,” explores the remarkable value that our natural world provides and will stress the urgency of acting to protect it. Join one of the video conferences and be one of the local and global voices calling for strong action. There are three talks, 10am, 12pm & 2pm Learn more and signup here. https://bourndaeec.nsw.edu.au/whats-on/whats-on-term-2/fornature-bournda-eec-world-environment-day-online/
Location: online View

6 Jun, Sat 10:00AM Oatley Park
Grade:2/6 Length 11km  200m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFirst time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked) Lead by Vera Segoh. RSVP essential. Please provide mobile no. A strict limit of 10 will apply. We'll start from Oatley train station. Walk along Mulga Road to Oatley Park. Have morning tea at The Castle. Walk down to the Jewfish Bay walk skirting Lime Kiln Head all the way to Lime Kiln Bay. Cross the bridge to the wooden boardwalk at the mangrove to The Wetlands. Climb to Oatley Bush Playground to Webster Lookout and walked back to Jewfish bay before walking back to Mortdale station. We might see Greenhood Orchids, Acianthus and wetlands inhabitants. No-touch sign-on. Social distancing will be observed. Bring your own hand sanitizer. Please consider installing the COVIDsafe app Limit: 10. View

6-7 Jun, Sat (08:00AM)-Sun (15:00PM) Splendour Rock Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 28km  600m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) The annual trip to Splendour Rock in the Blue Mountains, this time on the very day of full moon with a penumbral lunar eclipse early morning on Sunday. A wonderful experience to see the landscape under full moon, and at sunrise and sunset! This is a lovely trip with an unforgettable view from the campsite.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 15. View

6 Jun, Sat 8:30AM Tahmoor Gorge loop and Mermaid Pool
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) This is a loop walk in the beautiful and rugged Tahmoor Gorge which includes the spectacular Mermaid Pool and several other pools along the way. An area on Sydney's doorstep not often visited but certainly worth it. Rock hopping and scrambling along the way
Location: Mermaids Pool and Tahmoor Gorge
Map: PICTON 9029-4-S Limit: 10. View

6 Jun, Sat Warrimoo to Glenbrook
Grade:3/6 Length 16km  400m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom Warrimoo Station follow roads and paths to pick up the Florabella Pass Track. Follow this good track to eventually descend and cross Glenbrook Creek. Now we ascend the Bullant Track, faint at times, and follow to the Saint Helena Ridge track. Descend to the Duck Hole, cross Glenbrook Creek again and follow tracks and paths to Glenbrook Station. Creek crossings, slippery conditions and cliff edges.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Springwood 90304S and Penrith 90303N Limit: 10. View

7 Jun, Sun 8:36AM Crossing the Blue Mountains section 13
Grade:3/6 Length 7km  300m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
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.RSVP by sms/email essential. Please provide mobile no. A strict limit of 10 will apply.  This is last week's walk  CBM14 Blaxland to Glenbrook  This week we walk from Warrimoo to Blaxland . One of the prettiest walks in all of the Lower Mountains, this track (classified as hard track) winds along Florabella Creek and then Glenbrook Creek. Wildflowers, shelter caves, swimming holes, interesting sidetracks and lots of shady spots to rest make this a great adventure at any time of year. Steep and slippery sections. No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring own hand sanitizer. Limit: 10. View

7 Jun, Sun 9:36AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 13
Grade:3/6 Length 7km  300m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Nearly fully booked) Co Leader:  Kevin Cliffe RSVP by sms/email essential. Please provide mobile no. A strict limit of 10 will apply.   This is last week's walk  CBM14 Blaxland to Glenbrook  This week We walk from Warrimoo to Blaxland . One of the prettiest walks in all of the Lower Mountains, this track (classified as hard track) winds along Florabella Creek and then Glenbrook Creek. Wildflowers, shelter caves, swimming holes, interesting sidetracks and lots of shady spots to rest make this a great adventure at any time of year. Esther's future walks Steep and slippery sections. No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Install Covifsafe app.
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 10. View

7 Jun, Sun Heathcote NP Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Cancelled) Circuit walk from Waterfall via Lake Toolooma, Kingfisher Pool, Myuna Pool and more. A great section of the park with plenty of water, we hope. Joint walk with our friends from Bushwalk the 'Gong who have the opportunity to become NPA members if they like what we do. Please come along and give them an NPA welcome. Combined limit applies.
Location: Heathcote NP
Map: NPWS Royal NP Limit: 15. View

7 Jun, Sun 9:00AM Hydro Majestic ~sunbath track~tuckers lookout~colosseum track
Length 8km  120m 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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Although not a long walk there's plenty to see on this spectacular walk including the, of course, amazing views into the Megalong Valley, some interesting rock formations and some winter flowering flora. Of course after the walk the Hydro coffee shop is only a short hike up the hill. Rock scrambling in parts
Location: Blue Mountains National Park
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 10. View

8 Jun, Mon 9:00AM Lake Woodford
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  320m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Winbourne Rd and L6 Trail to views of Lake Woodford as we walk along Woodford Creek Trail. We take a steep track back up to Winbourne Rd and return to Hazelbrook. Nearly all roads and trails. Some steep sections. Some loose surfaces.
Location: Hazelbrook
Map: Katoomba Limit: 10. View

8 Jun, Mon Lane Cove River Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  175m Sydney Branch
John H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk Leader: Ian Baker. Contact John for bookings. Walking from Macquarie Park Metro station to De Burghs Bridge and then down the Great North Walk to Fuller's Bridge and then continuing on down the river, through the old Fairyland and climbing to North Ryde Metro station. Some rough and slippery sections as well as some street walking. Dense vegetation at times.
Location: Lane Cove National Park
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 9. View

8 Jun, Mon Waterfalls of South Lawson and Hazelbrook
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  300m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom Lawson Station follow paths to pick up the south Lawson Waterfall Circuit. Complete this circuit visiting five waterfalls. Follow link track to the Hazelbrook Waterfalls Circuit and explore tracks and visit more waterfalls. Finish with a walk along Terrace Falls road to Hazelbrook Station. Creek crossings, slippery conditions.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 10. View

9 Jun, Tue Beehive Point
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  600m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) (March Fly Mike’s Group) From the end of Jack's Corner Road follow Griffins Fire Trail to a track to the left. Follow this through the forest to a steep descent to the main dirt road leading to Beehive Point on Lake Yarrunga. This is a lovely picnic area and chance for a swim. Return by the main dirt road. Rough track and some steep sections both up and down.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Bundanoon 89281S View

9 Jun, Tue Berrima River Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 7km  103m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Jelly Fungus Joan’s Group) A circuit walk along the Wingecarribee River taking historic stone quarry and the heritage German internment camp walk. Possible optional extension to Berrima Weir. Some off-track and wombat holes.
Map: Mittagong 89292S View

9 Jun, Tue Kangaroo River Fire Trail
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Sue Ann M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Scribbly Gum Sue’s Group) The Kangaroo River Fire Trail leads from Tallowa Dam Road down to Lake Yarrunga. The fire trail winds through forest with beautiful ferns, orchids and interesting rock formations to a lovely lunch place on the banks of Lake Yarrunga. Return by the same route. Rough, steep fire trail and fallen trees.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Burrier 89282N View

9 Jun, Tue Moolatoo Trig Fire Trail
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(March Fly Mike’s Group) Moolatoo Trig Fire Trail winds through forest. There are 4 separate cliff edge sites with dramatic views over Shoalhaven Gorge towards Ettrema Wilderness. Unfenced cliffs. Sandstone rock can fracture and crumble without warning.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Burrier 89282N Limit: 10. View

9 Jun, Tue 9:30AM Mount Kembla
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  420m Southern Highlands Branch
Sue Ann M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) Summiting Mt Kembla and the ring track that circles Mt Kembla provides wonderful views over the Illawarra Coast. Very steep track and some road walking.
Map: Wollongong 9029-2S Limit: 12. View

10 Jun, Wed 9:30AM Harris Park 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.(Cancelled) WOW Ramble 3 kilometres. Option to extend. View

10 Jun, Wed 7:00AM Springwood to Valley Heights
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  400m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Nearly fully booked) Springwood to Valley Heights via Lawsons Lookout, Magdala Falls, Martins Falls, Perch Pond and Martins Lookout. Social distancing will be observed. Please consider installing the Covidsafe app. Steep and slippery sections, creek crossings and sections of hard track.
Location: Springwood Limit: 8. View

10 Jun, Wed 11:45AM Walkers get together
Sydney Branch
(Allan’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.Cafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Get together for Monday walkers who might be out of action, slowing down or just want to sit and chat. Lunch at O'Donohues Irish Pub, 90 Great Western Highway, Emu Plains. View

11 Jun, Thu Botanical Gardens and Mrs Macquaries Chair
Grade:2/6 Length 8km 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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Explore the gardens, harbour foreshore and the NSW Art Gallery building site. Please contact leader for details. Hazards include COVID19
Location: Sydney
Map: City of Sydney Limit: 8. View

12 Jun, Fri Helensburgh (Short) Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  350m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCommence with a short steep climb from the station followed with a long, gradual descent on a variety of un-named tracks to the Hacking River. After a break, back track and follow the Hacking River fire trail and cross the river. Follow the Red Cedar and Karingal circuit and return across the river. Ascend a short off track section to pick up a variety of tracks back to Helensburgh Station. River crossings, slippery rocks and conditions.
Location: Garawarra SCA
Map: Appin 90291S and Otford 91294S Limit: 10. View

13 Jun, Sat 9:00AM Mermaids Pool and Bargo Gorge Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) An interesting walk to an area not often visited with the beautiful Mermaid Pool as the highlight although there are plenty of other pools to photograph and explore as we walk along the Bargo Gorge. Rock scrambling and hopping along the gorge. Some off-track walking.
Location: Bargo River SCA
Map: Picton 90294S Limit: 15. View

13 Jun, Sat 8:30AM Temple of Doom, Lost Arc Point and Blackfellows Cave
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  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.(Updated Details) Put simply,the grandly named Temple of Doom is a collection of impressive pagodas which are totally unprotected in the Newnes state forest. Come and see why this area needs to be added and protected within the NSW national parks system rock scrambling and some off track walking
Location: Newnes SF
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

13 Jun, Sat 6:00AM Valley Heights to Blaxland
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  435m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longStarting from Valley Heights walk along Florabella Pass to Blaxland Station. Slippery, steep sections and creek crossings. Limit: 10. View

14 Jun, Sun 8:00AM Bonnum Pic and back
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Updated Details) Rising impressively above the Wollondilly valley the rugged spire of Bonnum pic is worth getting to! Along the way is a ridge that is quite simply stunning with numerous pagodas and aboriginal sites as a bonus. Be early to book this as numbers strictly limited Rock scrambling
Location: Nattai NP
Map: Hilltop 8929-2N View

14 Jun, Sun 9:40AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 12
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  300m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked) Co Leader:  Kevin Cliffe RSVP by sms/email essential. Please provide mobile no.     Today we walk from Valley Heights to Warrimoo via Sun Valley. Highlights of the walk are  Lookouts to Mount Banks, Penrith Lakes, Lion Rock, Bell Rock, tall gum and turpentile trees, sandstone rock formations a creek,  birds and horses. Some interesting letter boxes are seen on the way. Video of last week's walk: CBM13 Esther's future walks Steep and slippery sections. No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Please consider Installing Covifsafe app.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 10. View

14 Jun, Sun 8:40AM Section 12 Crossing the Blue Mountains
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  300m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
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 strict limit of 10 will apply.  Today we walk from Valley Heights to Warrimoo via Sun Valley. Highlights of the walk are  Lookouts to Mount Banks, Penrith Lakes, Lion Rock, Bell Rock, tall gum and turpentine trees, sandstone rock formations, a creek,  birds and horses. Some interesting letterboxes are seen on the way. Video of last week's walk: CBM13 Steep and slippery sections. No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Please consider Installing Covifsafe app. Limit: 10. View

15 Jun, Mon 9:35AM Baltzer Lookout
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  280m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longBurramoko Ridge to Baltzer Lookout and views of Grose Valley and Hanging Rock. Possibility of doing the steep, rough section for a closer view of Hanging Rock. Mostly fire trail. May encounter cars up to the gate and bicycles on the trail.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 10. View

15 Jun, Mon Thornleigh to Pennant Hills via Cherrybrook
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  500m Sydney Branch
John H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Bookings to John but the walk will be lead on the day by Ian Baker. Walking from Thornleigh partly on the route of the old zig zag railway down to the Great North Walk and up to Cherrybrook before making our way to the Callicoma Trail and the Benowie Track to Pennant Hills. Meeting mid morning. Slippery and possibly muddy sections. Fallen trees.
Map: Hornsby 91304S Limit: 9. View

15-16 Jun, Mon-Tue Wollangambe Crater
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  300m Sydney Branch
Graham C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Expressions of interest please, numbers limited. One of my favourite campsites in a remote area beside the iconic Wollongambe River. Pagodas Galore together with great views from a rock feature known as "Centre of the Universe". Joint with Bush Club. Unhurried pace.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 10. View

16 Jun, Tue Beehive Point
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  600m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) (Jelly Fungus Joan’s Group) From the end of Jack's Corner Road follow Griffins Fire Trail to a track to the left. Follow this through the forest to a steep descent to the main dirt road leading to Beehive Point on Lake Yarrunga. This is a lovely picnic area and chance for a swim. Return by the main dirt road. Rough track and some steep sections both up and down.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Bundanoon 89281S View

16 Jun, Tue Berrima River Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 7km  103m Southern Highlands Branch
Sue Ann M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Scribbly Gum Sue’s Group) A circuit walk along the Wingecarribee River taking historic stone quarry and the heritage German internment camp walk. Possible optional extension to Berrima Weir. Some off-track and wombat holes.
Map: Mittagong 89292S View

16 Jun, Tue 9:30AM Bungonia Green Track
Grade:3/6 Length 7km  90m Southern Highlands Branch
Keith 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)(Cancelled) Bungonia National Park Green Track is a circuit walk taking in the lookouts over Bungonia Gorge. There are opportunities to extend the walk and to spend time at the various lookouts. Hazards: Rough track, cliffs, and some steep sections.
Location: Bungonia NP
Map: Bungonia 88282N Limit: 20. View

16 Jun, Tue Kangaroo River Fire Trail
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) (March Fly Mike’s Group) The Kangaroo River Fire Trail leads from Tallowa Dam Road down to Lake Yarrunga. The fire trail winds through forest with beautiful ferns, orchids and interesting rock formations to a lovely lunch place on the banks of Lake Yarrunga. Return by the same route. Rough, steep fire trail and fallen trees.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Burrier 89282N View

16 Jun, Tue Kuring-Gai Chase NP
Grade:2/6 Length 5km 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.(Fully Booked) Flat walk along fire trail to morning tea on a side track. Return to Chase Gates. Walk down either fire trail or road to track beside the Sphinx and walk a couple of slopes to lunch rocks. Great rocks, flowers starting to come out. Return bus every 30 mins from the Chase Gates. Bush tracks, uneven surfaces.
Location: Kuring-gai Chase NP Limit: 8. View

16 Jun, Tue Moolatoo Trig Fire Trail
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Jelly Fungus Joan’s Group) Moolatoo Trig Fire Trail winds through forest. There are 4 separate cliff edge sites with dramatic views over Shoalhaven Gorge towards Ettrema Wilderness. Unfenced cliffs. Sandstone rock can fracture and crumble without warning.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Burrier 89282N Limit: 10. View

16 Jun, Tue Mount Victoria Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  500m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longExplore the great tracks at Mt. Wilson. Experience historic sites and spectacular scenery. Visit iconic sites, Engineers Cave, Pulpit Rock, Coxs and Bushrangers Caves and plenty more. Bridge repair work near Fairy Bower not started, will finish with a road walk back to the station. Steep edges, slippery conditions.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N and Hartley 89304N Limit: 10. View

17 Jun, Wed 6:00AM Linden to Hazelbrook
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  790m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longLinden to Hazelbrook, visiting Kings Cave, Paradise Pool, Lake Woodford and a couple of waterfalls along our route. Loose rocks, slippery conditions, steep edges and steep sections. Limit: 10. View

17 Jun, Wed 9:30AM Zoo 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.(Cancelled) WOW Ramble 3 kilometres. Options to extend. View

18 Jun, Thu Linden to Hazelbrook
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  790m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longLots of steep sections on this journey from Linden to Hazelbrook. Pools and Waterfalls to be visited along our route. Track and fire trail walking. First time for leader. Loose rocks and slippery conditions, steep edges.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 10. View

18 Jun, Thu Southern Pylon of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and surrounds
Grade:2/6 Length 8km 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.Explore Millers Point, Dawes Point, Observatory Hill, Barrangaroo as well as the new casino and metro station building sites. Many steps and uneven surfaces. Hazards include viruses.
Location: Sydney City
Map: City of Sydney Limit: 8. View

19 Jun, Fri 9:00AM Whale watching Stroll to Potter Point Kurnell
Grade:1/6 Branch
Gary S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longI will be leading a whale spotting walk to Potter Point, Kurnell this coming Friday. Meeting at the Potter Point Car park (go to end of Joseph Banks Drive and turn right onto smaller entrance road right at the end… It has NPWS signs along it). We may walk about a km north of Potter Point towards the light house. Ground is slightly uneven in places and hazardous cliff edges mean you need to stay back from edge at least 3 meters. Bring morning tea and a hot drink if you like. We anticipate leaving about midday. Limit: 14. View

20 Jun, Sat 8:00AM Gooch’s Crater
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  100m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Updated Details) If you have never been to Gooch's crater then you are missing out on one of the great places in Wollemi National Park. A natural amphitheatre surrounded by towering pagodas this sunken formation is a fascinating place to explore, photograph and enjoy. Rock scrambling and a bit off track walking
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Wollangambe 89312S View

21 Jun, Sun 9:44AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 11
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  400m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Co Leader:  Kevin Cliffe RSVP byEmail (preferred)or SMS essential. Please provide member no. Mobile no and emergency contact no.  Today, we walk from Springwood to Valley Heights via Martins Lookout, Perch Pond and Magdala Gully Track. Beautiful sandstones, waterfalls, wildflowers and trees. View last week's walk CBM12 View Esther's future walks Steep and slippery sections,creek crossings, some part of the track is hard. No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider Installiing Covifsafe app.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 10. View

21 Jun, Sun 8:46AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 11
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  400m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
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.Today, we walk from Springwood to Valley Heights via Martins Lookout, Perch Pond and Magdala Gully Track. Beautiful sandstone, waterfalls, wildflowers and trees.  Steep and slippery sections,creek crossings, some part of the track is hard.  See last Sunday's video CBM12 No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider Installiing Covifsafe app. 
Location: Springwood
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 10. View

21 Jun, Sun 9:00AM Deep Creek walk & weed
Sydney Branch
Conny H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longIf dry conditions: Meet at 9am at Deep Creek near dog training area. Walk 1hr next to Deep Creek and contributory creek. Weeding (1hr):small leaved privet, Crofton weed, Ludwigia peruviana and possibly some grass. Continue walk to Baha'i temple and carpool back. (~ 2pm) View

22 Jun, Mon Castle Cove to Castle Crag
Grade:3/6 Length 11km Sydney Branch
John H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk Leader: Sophie Astrinos. Contact John for bookings. Castle Cove to Castle Crag via North Arm Track, Harold Reid Reserve & Sugarloaf Bay. Street, bush tracks, fire trails, steps and lovely views. Limit: 9. View

22 Jun, Mon Heathcote to Sutherland
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  400m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFollow road and tracks to the Pipeline Track. Continue along the pipeline crossing Heathcote road to find a steep descent and cross the Woronora River. Follow a faint track along the river and ascend to the upper escarpment. Continue along cliff edge with good views of the river. Descend the Pass of Sabugal, cross the river and continue along the Pipeline. Follow various trails and tracks to Sutherland. Lots of ups and downs. River crossings, loose stones and rocks, cliff edges.
Location: Heathcote NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N and Campbelltown 90291N Limit: 10. View

22 Jun, Mon 8:36AM Warrimoo Lookout
Grade:4/6 Length 11km  280m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Take Greens Rd out to Warrimoo Lookout. We will take time to explore this area and enjoy the views over Glenbrook Creek. Return to powerline access trail. From here find our way down to Florabella Pass. We will return to Warrimoo Station. Some off-track and rock scrambling.
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 12. View

22 Jun, Mon Winter Solstice – sunrise on the Boxvale Track
Grade:3/6 Length 7km  70m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.(Fully Booked) Time to dust off the cameras for the Boxvale Tunnel Winter Solstice. Joan’s classic photo is still the one to surpass. If you have never joined us for the winter solstice, I can assure you it’s just a bit of fun where we get to see the lazy winter sunlight up the train tunnel. We are rewarded with some pretty spectacular photos. Most people bring along their cameras or phones and set about taking that magic shot.
Location: Mittagong
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 20. View

23 Jun, Tue Beehive Point
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  600m Southern Highlands Branch
Sue Ann M.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) (Scribbly Gum Sue’s Group) From the end of Jack's Corner Road follow Griffins Fire Trail to a track to the left. Follow this through the forest to a steep descent to the main dirt road leading to Beehive Point on Lake Yarrunga. This is a lovely picnic area and chance for a swim. Return by the main dirt road. Rough track and some steep sections both up and down.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Bundanoon 89281S View

23 Jun, Tue Berrima River Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 7km  103m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Nearly fully booked) (March Fly Mike’s Group) A circuit walk along the Wingecarribee River taking historic stone quarry and the heritage German internment camp walk. Possible optional extension to Berrima Weir. Some off-track and wombat holes.
Map: Mittagong 89292S View

23 Jun, Tue Kangaroo River Fire Trail
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) (Jelly Fungus Joan’s Group) The Kangaroo River Fire Trail leads from Tallowa Dam Road down to Lake Yarrunga. The fire trail winds through forest with beautiful ferns, orchids and interesting rock formations to a lovely lunch place on the banks of Lake Yarrunga. Return by the same route. Rough, steep fire trail and fallen trees.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Burrier 89282N View

23 Jun, Tue Moolatoo Trig Fire Trail
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
Sue Ann M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Scribbly Gum Sue’s Group) Moolatoo Trig Fire Trail winds through forest. There are 4 separate cliff edge sites with dramatic views over Shoalhaven Gorge towards Ettrema Wilderness. Unfenced cliffs. Sandstone rock can fracture and crumble without warning.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Burrier 89282N Limit: 10. View

24 Jun, Wed 8:00AM Lawson to Hazelbrook via North Lawson Track
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  400m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longStarting at Lawson to Dantes Glen, walk along the escapement to Echo Bluff, along North Lawson Trail past Frederica Falls, Golden Horizon Park, Horseshoe Falls, Oakland Falls and Burgess Falls on to Hazelbrook. Steep and slippery sections and creek crossings
Location: Hazelbrook Limit: 15. View

25 Jun, Thu 7:00PM Searching for spotted-tailed quolls postfire
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Ana Gracanin from Team Quoll at the University of Wollongong will be discussing the effects of fire on spotted-tailed quolls and other species, in the South Coast region. Learn about how different species respond to fire, and the importance of post-fire conservation actions in ensuring species survival into the future. Just click on the link below. If you haven't used ZOOM before then allow a few minutes to set up. The meeting will be open from 6:45 and the talk shall commence at 7pm. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82783305923 Meeting ID: 827 8330 5923 View

25 Jun, Thu The Southern Shores of Sydney Harbour
Grade:2/6 Length 7km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Sue W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWatsons Bay and South Head. Medium pace. Hazards include Viruses.
Location: Sydney Harbour NP Limit: 10. View

26 Jun, Fri 9:00AM Birdwood Gully Wander
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  500m Sydney Branch
(Allan’s Group) Janet R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Leaving Springwood Station at 9am, walk Birdwood Gully, Goochs Track to Grose Road. Down Lindsay Road, along creek track, up at Thompson Avenue. Skirt golf course and cemetery. Down to gully again, up Madoline Glen, return to station. Mostly tracks, up and down. Slippery, rough.
Location: Springwood
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 15. View

27 Jun, Sat 8:00AM Bungonia Gorge to the Shoalhaven River
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  450m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Quite simply this is one of the most spectacular walks you can do in the Southern Highlands and Bungonia National Park in particular. From the Bungonia Lookdown you take the red tape track which dives deep into the Bungonia Gorge with its towering cliff lines and its main attraction, the granite blockup which is a joy to scramble through! Then we walk down Bungonia creek to the junction of the Shoalhaven before returning via the Mt. Ayre Track back to the cars. Rock scrambling and rock hopping
Location: Bungonia gorge
Map: Caoura 1: 25 000 Limit: 10. View

27 Jun, Sat Edgecliff – Coogee
Grade:2/6 Length 7km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Carol G.
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.Co-leader Margery White. Starting at Edgecliff Station we will walk through Trumper Park on to Centennial Park then through to Queens Park. We will turn into Frenchman’s Road and then go down the Fred Hollows Reserve before walking on to Coogee and coffee. Steps, ups and downs, uneven surfaces. Limit: 20. View

28 Jun, Sun 10:30AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 10
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  300m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Co Leader:  Kevin Cliffe RSVP by Email (preferred)or SMS essential. Please provide member no. Mobile no and emergency contact no..  Today, we walk from Faulconbridge to Springwood via Victory Track and Wiggins Track . This is a popular route. Video of last week’s walk CBM11 View Esther's future walks Steep and slippery sections. No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider Installing Covidsafe app.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 10. View

28 Jun, Sun 9:24AM Crossing The Blue Mountains: Section 10
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  300m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Updated Details) RSVP by sms/email essential. Please provide member no, mobile no and emergency contact no. A strict limit of 10 will apply. Today, we walk from Faulconbridge to Springwood via Victory Track and Wiggins Track. This is a popular route. Video of last week’s walk CBM11 Steep and slippery sections. No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider Installing Covidsafe app.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 10. View

29 Jun, Mon 9:55AM Coxs Cave and Hourn Point
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  450m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Mount Piddington, Coxs Cave then trail out to Hourn Point. Make way back along clifftop to Ross Cave. Optional climb up ladder and clamber to Coxs Cave needs care. Clifftop track is unformed. Exposure might be felt at a couple of points where the track is close to the cliff edge.
Location: Mt Victoria
Map: Mt Wilson and Hartley Limit: 12. View

29 Jun, Mon Lane Cove National Park circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  170m Sydney Branch
John H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.This walk will be led by Ian Baker, but bookings are being taken by John. Following the Great North Walk along the Lane Cove River to Fiddens Wharf Road, then returning to Fullers Bridge and following the river up on the other side and exiting through the caravan park and returning to where we began. Slippery and possibly muddy sections.
Location: Lane Cove National Park
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 12. View

30 Jun, Tue Drawing Room Rocks
Grade:3/6 Length 4km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) This is a short walk but leads to a beautiful lookout over the Illawarra Coast. The track is steep but well worth the effort. Return via Mt Camberwarra Tea Rooms. Steep Track. Unfenced cliffs.
Location: Barren Grounds Nature Reserve
Map: Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 16. View

30 Jun, Tue Gibbergunyah Nature Reserve – Mittagong
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Sue Ann M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Gibbergunyah Nature Reserve is between Bowral and Mittagong. The walk takes in views of Mt Gibraltar. (Highest point between Sydney and Canberra), Ninety Acre Hill lookout and a track that leads 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: 16. View

30 Jun, Tue 9:30AM The Cascades – Macquarie Pass
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  450m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) From the Cascades car park climb steeply beside the waterfall and continue to a service road. Descend via old forest trails. Steep slippery track with tree roots.
Location: Macquarie Pass NP
Map: Robertson 90284N Limit: 16. View

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