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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. 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 Les Lambert Look Out
Grade:3/6 Length 9.5km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk 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 9028-4S Limit: 20. 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

1 Jul, Wed 9:00AM Blackheath circuit via Porters Pass and Centenial Glen
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  450m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longBlackheath Station to Colliers Lookout, Lambert Lookout, Porters Pass, Centennial Pass, Centennial Glen, Fort Rock and back to Blackheath Station. Steep and slippery sections, rough tracks and creek crossings.
Location: Blackheath Limit: 12. View

1 Jul, Wed 10:00AM Lane Cove NP
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  50m Sydney Branch
Hildegard S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk Riverside Loop from Fullers Bridge and return via De Burgh's Bridge. Some rocky paths and creek crossings.
Location: Lane Cove NP Limit: 10. View

2 Jul, Thu Parks of Glebe
Grade:2/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Sue W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longTraverse Federal, Bicentennial, Jubilee, Harold, Blackwattle Bay and Wentworth Parks. Medium pace. It is essential to book before the walk. Hazards include viruses.
Location: City of Sydney
Map: Glebe Limit: 10. View

3 Jul, Fri Wiseman’s Ferry
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Sydney Branch
Marilyn C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Meet at Wiseman’s Ferry. Cross Hawkesbury R. on the ferry, then walk Finches Line, the historic Old Convict Road and back to Ferry. Be amazed at how the bush is recovering from the Gosper’s Mtn wildfire. Beautiful views, forest and wildflowers. Contact leader for walk booking & meeting time. Rough steep track in places. No-touch sign-on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider Installing Covidsafe app. No public transport or car pooling.
Location: Dharug NP Limit: 10. View

4-5 Jul, Sat (08:30AM)-Sun (15:00PM) Pisgah Rock Track – Erskine Creek – Dadder Cave – Blands Pool
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  220m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimming(Updated Details) On this walk we descend the spectacular Pisgah Rock track down to the junction of Erskine and Lincoln creeks before exploring upstream to Dadder cave and Blands pool. This is a camping trip and we will have a fire to keep us warm.But as its not a too hard walk in its good for people who havent done a lot of overnight camping before. Rock scrambling and hopping in parts.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Penrith 90303N View

4-5 Jul, Sat-Sun Provide first aid – Two Day
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.(Cancelled) The Provide First Aid course (formerly Apply First Aid or Senior First Aid) has two components: Pre-course learning. The pre-course on-line learning is a compulsory part of the course, and must be completed before you attend the face-to-face day. Theory content can be found on this link. This content will be in the theory assessment on the face-to-face day. A 1 day face-to-face session. The focus of the practical day will be practical skills and assessment and a theory exam. There is no specific teaching of theory content on the face-to-face day – it is assumed all participants will have completed the on-line material. For more information follow this link bushwalkingnsw.org.au/first-aid-training/ View

5 Jul, Sun 9:53AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 9
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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Co-leader Allan Porter. This is a historic walk : http://heritagedrive.com.au/project/history-walk-faulconbridge-steam-saw-mill-site/ We walk from Linden to Faulconbridge. Visit an aboriginal site and the historic saw mill, and  a few rocky vantage points, which offered spectacular views of the valley. The track to the creek is steep and involves some rock scrambling but it is adorned with wild flowers of various colours, overhangs and caves.  Unfortunately this walk involves 4 km of street walking.     View videos of last two weeks' walks: CBM10 CBM11A View Esther's future walks Some scrambling, creek crossing, steep and slippery sections. No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider Installing Covidsafe app.
Location: Blue Mountains National Park
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 20. View

6 Jul, Mon 9:01AM Bedford Creek Pools
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  400m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Morning tea at Victor Falls. Visit Willawong Pool on the way to Bedford and Lester Pools. Chance to have a cool dip in Lester Pool. Stop at Adams Lookout on the way back to Hazelbrook. Creek crossings.
Location: Hazelbrook
Map: Katoomba Limit: 12. View

6 Jul, Mon 9:00AM Hornsby to Thornleigh
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  400m Branch
Ian B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Bookings essential. Contact leader with details of NPA membership number, contact and emergency numbers. Walk from Hornsby Railway Station to the Great North Walk (GNW) track via the Bluegum Walk. In this area are old sandstone steps built during the 1930's depression. At the GNW track we will head in a southerly direction to The Jungo Rest Area. At the Jungo Rest area, we will veer to our left following the Zig Zag Creek until we come to a bridge across the creek. (at this point time permitting we will walk up to an old quarry.) The GNW track then goes to our right along a fire trail for a very short distance before we turn left along the last section of bush track as we enter suburbia. It is now street walking to Thornleigh Railway station. Slippery and muddy sections may be encountered. Possibility of fallen trees.
Map: Hornsby 91304S Limit: 12. View

7 Jul, Tue Drawing Room Rocks
Grade:3/6 Length 4km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Sue Ann M.
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

7 Jul, Tue Gibbergunyah Nature Reserve – Mittagong
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike 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: Gibbergunyah NR
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 16. View

7 Jul, Tue 9:30AM Les Lambeth Lookout
Grade:3/6 Length 9.5km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Postponed) 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 9028-4S Limit: 20. View

7 Jul, Tue The Cascades – Macquarie Pass
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  450m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
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 9028-4N Limit: 16. View

8 Jul, Wed 9:30AM Ahearns Lookout
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  500m Southern Highlands Branch
Margie
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Cancelled) Ahearns Lookout is found by following the beginning of Starlights Track. Take a left fork leading to Rocky Waterholes Lookout and just past this junction look for a right turn which meanders along the ridge to Ahearns Lookout. This gives views over the Nattai with Mt Jellore easily identified. Return by the same route. Rough track, fallen trees and unfenced cliffs.
Location: Nattai NP
Map: Hilltop 8929-2N Limit: 20. View

8 Jul, Wed Glenbrook Portal Lookout
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  300m Sydney Branch
Marilyn C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk from Glenbrook Station to Portal Lookout and return. Beautiful views, lagoon, forest and wildflowers. Contact leader for walk booking & meeting time. A steep climb on track, maybe wet feet at ford crossing. No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider Installing Covidsafe app.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 10. View

8 Jul, Wed 7:00AM Round Willoughby Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 37km  1,000m Sydney Branch
Ted W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFast pace | A trip where the leaders will set a fast pace.The Willoughby City Council walk showcases the best of the municipality. 37 kilometres, brisk pace (training for NSW Rogaining Championship 24 hour event). But you can drop out at any stage. Joint with Bush Club. Limit: 10. View

8 Jul, 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.(Cancelled) 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

8 Jul, Wed 7:00AM Wentworth Falls circuit via many lookouts
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  450m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Wentworth Fall Station to Conservation Hut, Wentworth Falls lookout, Fletcher lookout, Eagle nest lookout, Den Fenella lookout, Breakfast Point lookout, Lyrebird lookout, Queen Victoria lookout, Empress lookout, Edinburgh Castle Rock and back to the station. Steep, muddy and slippery sections, fallen tress and creek crossings.
Location: Wentworth Falls Limit: 12. View

9 Jul, Thu Como – Oatley
Grade:2/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Lyn 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.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(Fully Booked) Como - Oatley via Como Pleasure Grounds, Como Bridge & Oatley Pleasure Grounds. Slow pace. Water views. Fairly level reserve walking, streets, ups and downs, sealed pathways, steps, uneven surfaces. One short steep decline and incline. Coffee at Oatley, train return from Oatley. Some surfaces may be slippery after rain.
Location: Como Limit: 10. View

11 Jul, Sat 7:33AM Wodi Wodi/Forest /Sublime Point tracks
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  300m 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.From Stanwell Park Station (6.29 train from central) Arrives Stanwell Park station at 7.32 we start on the Wodi Wodi track ascending through the rainforest, crossing gorgeous creeks before reaching the Forest Track. Then up onto the spectacular Illawarra Escarpment for a superb scenic journey past too many lookouts to name. We will keep going all the way to Sublime Point for a well-earned lunch break and perhaps coffee and the strategically placed cafe there! Then its a descent via ladders down to Austinmer station and a train home. Track steep in places
Location: Illawarrra Escarpment SCA
Map: Appin 90291S and Bulli 90292N View

12 Jul, Sun 10:03AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 8
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  350m 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:  Allan Porter Today, we walk from Hazelbrook to Linden via the majestic Kings Cave, pristine paradise pool and a few  beautiful waterfalls. We also visit the historic Caley’s Repulse and Donogues Tomb. The track consists of rocky firetrails and bush tracks with some rock scrambling. Opportunity for swimming. 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: Hazelbrook Limit: 15. View

13 Jul, Mon 8:51AM Linden to Springwood
Grade:3/6 Length 19km  500m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Linden Station to Linden Ridge. Take turn off to Faulconbridge Linden Link Ridge across Linden Creek. Then up to Grose Rd and on to Tom Hunter Park. Follow steep track down to Springwood Creek and on to Springwood Station. A long walk but mostly on roads and trails. Creek crossings. Bring a torch just in case.
Location: Linden
Map: Katoomba and Springwood Limit: 12. View

13 Jul, Mon 9:00AM North Ryde – Fairyland Loop Track – North Ryde
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Branch
Ian B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longBookings essential. Contact leader with details of NPA membership number, contact and emergency numbers. Meet at North Ryde Metro at 9.00 am. Walk from North Ryde Metro Station to the Lane Cove River via Great North Walk (GNW). Cross the river at Epping Road and leave the GNW. Walk and explore the various tracks along the river to Fullers Bridge where we will pick up the GNW again. Hopefully, we will be able to view Fairyland on the opposite side of the river. Proceed back to the North Ryde Metro Station. Possibility of muddy and slippery tracks. Fallen trees.
Location: Lane Cove River Park
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 12. View

14 Jul, Tue Drawing Room Rocks
Grade:3/6 Length 4km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
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

14 Jul, Tue Gibbergunyah Nature Reserve – Mittagong
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
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: Gibbergunyah NR
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 16. View

14 Jul, Tue The Cascades – Macquarie Pass
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  450m Southern Highlands Branch
Sue Ann 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.
Location: Macquarie Pass National Park
Map: Robertson 9028-4N Limit: 16. View

15 Jul, Wed 10:00AM Cooks River
Grade:2/6 Length 9km Sydney Branch
Denise S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) Circular walk from Tempe back to Tempe following both sides of the Cooks River. Flat walking.
Location: Cooks River Limit: 10. View

15 Jul, Wed 7:00AM Medlow Bath Circuit
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  600m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWe will be exploring the many tracks below the Hydro Majestic and walk down the steep section from Tucker’s Lookout to the Colosseum, traversing the landslide and exiting onto the diverted Farm Valley track to wind back up to the cliff top. Steep and slippery with boggy sections. Creek crossings. Limit: 12. View

16 Jul, Thu East from Cremorne Point along Sydney Harbour and return.
Grade:2/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
Sue W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) Some streets otherwise good tracks. Hazards include viruses. Limit: 10. View

17 Jul, Fri 12:00PM Branch meeting
Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.We are taking our quarterly branch meeting outdoors to Byarong Park at Mt Keira. Meeting will be followed by Helen's Ring Track walk. Registration is essential for each event separately so we can be aware of numbers. Just an SMS with your name to attend the meeting will be fine. See separate walk listing for registration with Helen. BYO chair, sandwich and thermos. Come and get to know what's doing in our region. Limit: 20. View

17 Jul, Fri Historic Sites Along Tramway Trail and Haulway to the Ridge Above Torbane
Grade:4/6 Length 12km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark cars at Airly Gap, follow Tramway Trail north and then west around the base of the Mount Airly cliffs, looking at historic sites along the way. At the junction with the old haulway, climb up to the cliff edge overlooking Torbane. Investigate the area for old infrastructure and possibly clamber down some of the descent into Torbane. Return via the track network on Mount Airly. About 12 km.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View

17 Jul, Fri 1:30PM Mt Keira Ring Track
Grade:3/6 Length 5.5km  100m Illawarra Branch
Helen W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFollowing our branch meeting in Byarong Park we'll check out the newly improved Ring Track around Mt Keira through escarpment forests. May be wet and slippery.
Location: Illawarra Escarpment SCA
Map: Wollongong 9029-2S Limit: 20. View

18 Jul, Sat 8:31AM Minotaurs Lair – Minotaur Point
Grade:4/6 Length 6km  300m 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.The Minotaurs Lair is a canyon located within the Wollemi National Park and is renowned for its constricted passages which give the area an almost lost world feel! I plan to explore as much as the area above the Lair and across to Minotaur Point as much as possible. Rock scrambling and off track walking
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S View

18 Jul, Sat Valley of the Dinosaurs and Ultimate Slot
Grade:5/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFind out for yourself why this unique area must be protected for future generations. Park on the road from Mount Airly to Genowlan Trig where there is suitable space. Walk up the road to the top of the plateau and then take the road to Genowlan Trig. Leave this road at about GR 253 320 and head east to the top, southern end of the Valley of the Dinosaurs. We will then proceed down the valley stopping to explore as many slots as possible on both sides. Next, visit the Ultimate Slot and then return to the road and to the vehicles. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View

19 Jul, Sun 10:07AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 7
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Co Leader:  Allan Porter Today, we walk from Lawson to Hazelbrook. Many waterfalls to delight you. As this series of walk is soon drawing to a close, we'll take this opportunity to have a get together coffee after the walk at Hazelbrook....a token to thank Allan for his contribution. View section 9 CBM9 View Esther's future walks Creek crossings,steep and slippery sections. No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consdier installing Covidsafe app.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Lawson Limit: 15. View

19 Jul, Sun Highlights of waterfall
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  400m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCircuit walk to include Mt Westmacott, Scout Camp, Lake Toolooma, Kingfisher Pool, Mooray and Bullawarring Tracks. Great views of Heathcote NP waterfalls and pools. Slippery conditions, cliff edges. Be prepared, creek crossings.
Location: Heathcote NP
Map: Royal NP View

20 Jul, Mon 9:50AM Dee Why to Manly
Grade:2/6 Length 9km Sydney Branch
Sophie A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Beach walking, bush tracks, promenade and some street and steps. View

20 Jul, Mon 9:18AM Leura Points
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  400m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Mostly walking on roads to get to Inspiration Point and Sublime Point. Some out and back tracks at Inspiration Point to Moya Point Lookout and Gladstone Lookouts. A mixture of roads and tracks to return to Leura Station. Some lookouts unfenced.
Location: Leura
Map: Katoomba Limit: 18. View

22 Jul, Wed 10:00AM Garigal NP Two Creeks Track
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  100m Sydney Branch
Gerald H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCircular walk from East Lindfield to East Lindfield via Little Diggers Track and Two Creeks Track. Follows Moore’s Creek, Middle Harbour Creek and then Gordon Creek. Some street walking but mainly track. Some steep bits
Location: Garigal NP Limit: 10. View

22 Jul, Wed 7:00AM Heathcote to Engadine
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  420m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Starting from Heathcote walk via Karloo track, Audley and Engadine Track to Engadine Slippery and steep sections, creek crossings
Location: Royal National Park Limit: 12. View

23 Jul - 2 Aug, Thu-Sun Grampians
Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) (Cancelled due to COVID outbreak in Victoria) A variety of day walks in the Grampian Ranges in Western Victoria. Central Grampians – Wonderland Circuit Walk 13km – grade 3; Mt Rosea Circuit Walk 12km – grade 3. Northern Grampians – Mt Stapylton Loop Walk 12km – grade 3; Mt Gar, Briggs Bluff Traverse 15km grade 3, Southern Grampians – Moora Moora Falls Walk 11km – grade 3; Fyans Creek to Mt William 16km – grade 3; Teddy Bear Gap Loop 9km – grade 3; The Fortress Walk 12km Grade 4. Accommodation will be in the Halls Gap Gardens Caravan Park, a variety of cabins are available and powered and unpowered sites for camping, campervans and motorhomes. Own transport is required, may be options for sharing cars depending on availability. Driving to walks will be shared amongst drivers and club rates will apply for passengers. Some walks can only be accessed on dirt roads, the condition of which will not be known until arrival. For itinerary and more information contact Adrian Jones. Limit: 18. View

23 Jul, Thu Pyrmont and Environs
Length 6km Sydney Branch
Sue W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Explore the bays and finger wharves around the Pyrmont peninsular. Hazards include viruses. Limit: 8. View

24 Jul, Fri 9:00AM Old Illawarra Road Track, Barden Ridge, NSW
Grade:3/6 Length 7km  240m Southern Sydney Branch
5602
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Walk from the fire trail entrance at Thomas Mitchell Drive at Barden Ridge along the Old Illawarra Road track and then crossing the weir at The Needles and back up to the starting point. Rocky, slippery, steep descent and ascent. Part of this walk will be exploratory. The party will be guided by Lloyd Hedges who knows the area. Limit: 6. View

24 Jul, Fri 9:45AM The Great West Walk: Section 1
Grade:3/6 Length 19km  265m 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) See info on The Great West Walk  https://greatwestwalk.com.au/ This section is a variation of the Great West Walk(GWW).  The Great West Walk is from Parramatta to Penrith.  As the series Crossing the Blue Mountains is from Mount York to Emu Plains, we redesign the GWW to from Parramatta to Emu Plains. Part one will start from Ropes Crossing to Emu Plains.  Soon after we get off the bus, we will arrive at the historic Ropes Creek Station.  Then we proceed to Wianamatta Regional Park which has a variety of trees, vegetation, swamps and birds.  We walk through some newer suburbs of the area, lakes and walk to Emu Plains station via The Great River Walk.  It's quite scenic with an abundance of water birds including black swans. View Esther's future walks Slippery sections. As this is a 19km walk, We need to walk at a brisk pace of 5 kph so as to finish the walk at a reasonable time.
Map: Penrith Limit: 12. View

24 Jul, Fri Tootie Creek Loop
Grade:5/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longStart from Hanlons Road North and walk down the Back Creek, all the way to Tootie Creek at GR 708 928. There are caves and waterfalls to keep us occupied. Walk upstream along Tootie Creek till Front Creek at GR 698 927. Climb through a cliff line using a slot, then follow the creek back to Hanlons Road North. There are several points of interest along the way. A short day (about 4-5 hours). Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mountain Lagoon 90313S View

25 Jul, Sat 9:00AM Petries Gully Circuit
Grade:4/6 Length 7.5km  400m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPetries gully circuit incorporates an interesting and at times historical exploration of this area, coupled with some good ole pagoda scrambling, off-track walking, superlative views towards Newnes and a hellva lot more! Rock scrambling and some off-track walking.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S and Mount Morgan 89311S View

26 Jul - 2 Aug, Sun-Sun Provide first aid in remote situation days 1-3
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.(Cancelled) 26 July, 1 & 2 August 2020. The St John Ambulance Provide First Aid course covers a broad range of topics to enable participants to confidently manage emergency situations and provide a first aid response to a casualty. It is suitable for both people in workplaces and members of the public who want training in first aid. Provide First Aid courses offered through Scouts NSW, St John’s and Bushwalking NSW cover all the normal content, but with an outdoors slant. The course accredits participants in the HLTAID003 “Provide First Aid” unit of competency. For more information follow this link bushwalkingnsw.org.au/first-aid-training/ View

27 Jul, Mon 9:22AM Nellies Glen and Devils Hole Katoomba
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  500m Sydney Branch
(Allan’s Group) Janet R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(Cancelled) Steep descent on deep old steps and track. Some rock scrambling ascending Devils Hole. Some sections will be damp and may be slippery. Be COVID safe, social distancing essential. Download the COVID app preferably. Use hand sanitiser. Please provide by email or SMS full name, mobile contact number, emergency contact number, NPA number for further details of bus connection to the start. Steep, damp, slippery.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 14. View

28 Jul, Tue Hoddles Track
Grade:4/6 Length 6km  560m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) The walk commences at top of Saddleback Mountain. It descends steeply before ascending to Hoddles Track. The track leads along the cliff face and ascends to enter Barren Grounds. The lunch spot provides beautiful views down to the coast. Rough Track. Very steep descents and ascents, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Saddleback Moutain
Map: Kiama 90281S Limit: 14. View

28 Jul, Tue Manning Lookout to Crystal Pool
Grade:3/6 Length 6km  580m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) The walk begins at Manning Lookout near Fitzroy Falls. Here there are great views over Kangaroo Valley. The walk then follows the escarpment past several view points and along a fence line across a couple of small creeks to Crystal Pool. The water leaves the pool to fall over the escarpment into the valley below. Indistinct and easily lost track, rough track, fallen trees, slippery rocks and unfenced cliffs.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 14. View

28 Jul, Tue Mt Gibraltar
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  600m Southern Highlands Branch
Sue Ann M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Mt Gibraltar is the highest point between Sydney and Canberra. It also has some heritage listed Trachyte quarries. Walking tracks provide access to these sites as well as providing lookouts where on a clear day Sydney can be seen. Rough and steep tracks, slippery rocks, fallen trees and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Mittagong
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 14. View

29 Jul, Wed 9:45AM Cycle four canals and a greenway
Grade:3/6 Length 35km Sydney Branch
Rob G.
Cycle | A cycling tripCycle four tidal canals and one greenway and a network of creek-side cycling trails, unearthing some of Sydney's secretive canals that lead to the Cooks River. A site seeing tour, approx. 35 kms return. Starting and finishing at Wolli Creek Railway Station, returning approx. 3:30 pm. Bring water, sunscreen, snacks. Coffee along the way. Lunch at Newtown, Thai Restaurant or BYO. View

29 Jul, Wed 7:00AM Gosford to Lisarow via Mouat Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  450m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
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) Starting from Gosford Station, walk past Ouraka, Nurrunga, Yarunga and Redgum lookouts and along Mouat Walk to Lisarow Station. Steep and slippery sections, some steps and obstacles. Limit: 12. View

29 Jul, Wed 10:00AM Maroubra to Malabar
Grade:2/6 Length 9km Sydney Branch
Fritz W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCircular walk from Maroubra Beach to Malabar Beach and back via Boora Point and Malabar Headland. Ocean views.
Location: Malabar Headland NP Limit: 10. View

29 Jul, Wed 9:00AM Orchids and Fungi
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  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.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.We will stroll around the Forest Island Path, dip into Bola Creek and meander along Lady Carrington Drive, cameras ready and search for whatever is awaiting us. This is more about exploring the hidden gems of nature so if you want to walk from point a to point b don't come along! The odd leech!
Location: Royal NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N and Otford 91294S Limit: 12. View

30 Jul, Thu Taronga Zoo and West
Length 7km Sydney Branch
Sue W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longGood tracks, expansive views, a few streets, flora and fauna. Hazards include viruses.
Location: Sydney Harbour NP
Map: Sydney Harbour Limit: 8. View

31 Jul, Fri Airly Creek Cave
Grade:6/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark at Airly Gap and attempt to find a way up and explore the big triangular cave at about GR 234 331 seen when returning from Mount Airly South West pagodas walk. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View

31 Jul, Fri 9:45AM The Great West Walk: Part 2
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  150m 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.See info on The Great West Walk  https://greatwestwalk.com.au/ This is part 2 of the Great West Walk.  We walk from Ropes Crossing to Rooty Hill. Points of interest: Whelan Reserve, Federation Forest, Remembrance Gardens, Dr Charles McKay Reserve
Neoblie Historic Cottage, View Esther's future walks   No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider installing Covidsafe app. Limit: 10. View

1 Aug, Sat 8:30AM Traverse of the Gods
Grade:5/6 Length 9km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThe traverse of the Gods is a spectacular walk that crosses the face of Mt Banks Wall, offering amazing views all along the way. With the odd patch of rainforest, sculptural overhangs and rock formations this is a walk you won't forget in a hurry. Rock scrambling and some offtrack walking.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N View

2 Aug, Sun 10:22AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 5
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  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 - Ask leader about waiting list) Co Leader:  Kevin Cliffe   Today, we walk from Leura to Wentworth Falls via Gordon Creek,  Lyrebird Dell, Pool of Siloam,  Empress Lookout, Queen Victoria Lookout, Lyrebird Lookout, Breakfast Point Lookout,  Jamisons lookout and Wentworth Falls Lookout. If you are lucky, you may see Lyrebirds, yellow tailed black cockatoos and the endangered Glossy Black Cockatoos(we saw 9 of this rarely seen red tailed on section 3).  Enjoy afternoon tea at the famous German Cafe.  View Esther's future walks View videos of section 7 CBM7 section 8 CBM8   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 Limit: 15. View

3 Aug, Mon 7:23AM Sassafras Gully and more
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  340m 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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Lawsons Lookout, Picnic Glen, Sassafras Gully, Magdala Creek. Use social distancing, bring hand sanitiser. Please provide contact number, emergency number and NPA number. Rough, steep tracks. Possibly leeches.
Location: Springwood
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 15. View

3 Aug, Mon St Leonards to Greenwich Wharf, Berry Island and Waverton
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  180m Sydney Branch
John H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Date Changed) We are walking to Gore Hill and following Gore Creek through the Lane Cove Bushland Park to beautiful vistas of the Lane Cove and then Parramatta Rivers to Greenwich Ferry Wharf. From there we will walk around Gore Cove to Berry Island Reserve, thence to Waverton Station. Some street walking. You might like to bring a torch for the tunnel under River Road. Muddy conditions during and after rain. Some small creek crossings and a long stair case to climb towards the end.
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 12. View

4 Aug, Tue Carrington Falls & Nellies Glen
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
2038
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) From Carrington Falls around to top of Stevos Track followed by short drive to Nellies Glen and Missingham Lookout and top of Missingham Steps. Rough track, slippery rocks, deep water, cliff edges.
Location: Budderoo NP
Map: Robertson 9028-4N and Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 14. View

4 Aug, Tue 9:30AM Manning Lookout to Crystal Pool
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  580m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Fully Booked) (Leader changed) The walk begins at Manning Lookout near Fitzroy Falls. Here there are great views over Kangaroo Valley.  The walk then follows the escarpment past several view points and along a fence line across a couple of small creeks to Crystal Pool. The water leaves the pool to fall over the escarpment into the valley below. Return by the same route. Indistinct and easily lost track, rough track, fallen trees, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 14. View

4 Aug, Tue Mt Gibraltar
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  600m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Mt Gibraltar is the highest point between Sydney and Canberra. It also has some heritage listed Trachyte quarries. Walking tracks provide access to these sites as well as providing lookouts where on a clear day Sydney can be seen. Rough and steep tracks, slippery rocks, fallen trees and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Mittagong
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 14. View

4 Aug, Tue 2:00PM Recovering after bushfires – what role can Landcare play?
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Chris Cobern from the Upper Goulburn Landcare Network in Victoria was heavily involved in the recovery efforts following the Black Saturday bushfires in 2009. He worked with local communities, government, and volunteers for many years to help the landscape heal and recover. In this webinar Chris will chat about how he navigated issues around sourcing funding and volunteers, providing training, supporting local landholders, and what he’s learnt that can help groups and organisations working in similar circumstances today. Chris will also be joined by Landcare Australia’s Rowan Ewing, who will give an update on our bushfire recovery fund activities to date, and what’s planned for the coming months. View

5 Aug, Wed 9:40AM Fullers Bridge Circuit
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  50m Sydney Branch
Mike P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk from Fullers Bridge via Swaines Creek, Ferndale, Stringybark Creek, Yangoora Bushland, Epping Rd and then back to Fullers Bridge either via Fairyland or Mowbray Park.
Location: Lane Cove NP Limit: 15. View

5 Aug, Wed 6:00PM NSW Marine Parks: Are we serious about their place in the reserve network?
Branch
NPA NSW Office
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Our presenters for the evening will be: John Turnbull marine scientist, campaigner, educator and former NPA President Gary Schoer educator, campaigner and Secretary of the Southern Sydney branch of NPA Sharnie Connell Senior Campaigns Officer NPA We will be leading a discussion on issues that include: What are marine protected areas and how do they compare to terrestrial reserves? The science behind marine parks. How do we create protected areas on land or in the sea? Emerging threats to sanctuary zones. Where to from here? View

5 Aug, Wed 9:00AM The Woronora Plateau -Warrangarree Drive Reserve
Grade:2/6 Length 5km  150m 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.There are some delightful bushy reserves outside the national park estate and this is one of them. Scenic, with pleasant sandstone vegetation, river views and climbs... bring a camera and explore what we have of our remnant bushland. Limit: 10. View

5 Aug, Wed 7:00AM Waterfall circuit via Mt Westmacott, Bondel Pool and Kingfisher Pool
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  350m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
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) Starting from Waterfall Station walk along Camp Coutts Track and Camp Road, passing the Scout Camp, to Mt Westmacott and back, then on to Bondel Pool and Kingfisher Pool back to Waterfall Station. Steep and slippery sections and creek crossings.
Location: Royal NP Limit: 12. View

6 Aug, Thu Cockatoo Island
Length 6km Sydney Branch
Sue W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longExplore Cockatoo Island's heritage. Currently it is hosting the Biennale with public artworks anchored in this year’s theme: NIRIN. Booking is mandatory as is the ability to estimate a distance of 1.5 m. Hazards include viruses.
Map: Sydney Harbour Limit: 8. View

6 Aug, Thu 6:15PM The nature of national parks
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Come along to this webinar to discover:
· How some of our iconic national parks came into being
· The importance of national park and conservation reserves for wildlife and habitat
· Some of challenges in managing these important places
Learn more here and RSVP for the first of the series: The nature of national parks. View

7 Aug, Fri Rhodes to Cabarita, extension to Haberfield
Grade:3/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Marilyn C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk alongside Parramatta River. Enjoy peace of Dame Edith Walker's estate and views of the river. Catch ferry back to Meadowbank. Meet RHODES Station. Time on enrollment. 10km or extended 16km. View

8 Aug, Sat 9:00AM Grass Trees Crcuit
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.(Cancelled) This walk incorporates a very special Aboriginal art site of great significance which is a short side trip off the main Grass Trees Circuit so really is something worth seeing apart from the beautiful Sydney sandstone scenery. Some steep sections along the track.
Location: Dharug NP
Map: Gunderman 91313S Limit: 14. View

8 Aug, Sat 9:00AM Part of six foot track
Grade:3/6 Length 16km  530m Southern Sydney Branch
Angelo E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longReturn walk from Megalong Road to Ecolodge. Attraction: Cox's River, Megalong Valley, suspension bridge. Steep and slippery sections. No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider installing Covidsafe app.
Location: Megalong Limit: 10. View

9 Aug, Sun 9:27AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 15B – Bridges, Railways and Tunnels
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  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.(Nearly fully booked) Co-leader: Kevin Cliffe. This is a historic walk. We will visit Lennox Bridge, John Whitton Memorial and Gatekeepers Cottage Ruin,  Knaksack Bridge, both portals of the disused tunnel, ZigZag Railway, Funicular railway, Winding Base House, View videos of section  7 CBM7 section 5 CBM5 View Esther's future walks     Future walk 2 Some very steep sections. No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider installing Covidsafe app.
Location: Glenbrook
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 15. View

9 Aug, Sun - 29 Aug, Thu Noosa and Brisbane North Side Pedal and Paddle
Grade:2/6 Length 40km Milton Branch
Peter W.
Cycle | A cycling tripPaddle | A canoe or kayak tripAccommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.(Cancelled) A holiday based at two beautiful locations, Tewantin at Noosa and Scarborough on the Redcliff Peninsula northern Brisbane. A range of peddles and paddles at both locations with plenty of time off. MT Bikes not needed. Email leader for a detailed itinerary. Preference will be given to those who wish to both paddle and pedle. Trip is suitable for partners who do not wish to paddle or pedle. Trip combines with another club. Three of the paddles involve open water crossings which are generally very sheltered. PFD compulsory. Limit: 12. View

10 Aug, Mon 8:50AM Linden to Springwood
Grade:3/6 Length 19km  500m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Cancelled) (Cancelled due to weather forecast) Linden Station to Linden Ridge. Take turn off to Faulconbridge Linden Link Ridge across Linden Creek. Then up to Grose Rd and on to Tom Hunter Park. Follow steep track down to Springwood Creek and on to Springwood Station. A long walk but mostly on roads and trails. Creek crossings. Bring a torch just in case.
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Springwood 90304S Limit: 14. View

11 Aug, Tue 8:50PM Carrington Falls & Nellies Glen
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) From Carrington Falls around to top of Stevos Track followed by short drive to Nellies Glen and Missingham Lookout and top of Missingham Steps. Rough track, slippery rocks, deep water, cliff edges.
Location: Budderoo NP
Map: Robertson 9028-4N and Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 14. View

11 Aug, Tue Manning Lookout to Crystal Pool
Grade:3/6 Length 6km  580m Southern Highlands Branch
Sue Ann M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) The walk begins at Manning Lookout near Fitzroy Falls. Here there are great views over Kangaroo Valley. The walk then follows the escarpment past several view points and along a fence line across a couple of small creeks to Crystal Pool. The water leaves the pool to fall over the escarpment into the valley below. Indistinct and easily lost track, rough track, fallen trees, slippery rocks and unfenced cliffs.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 14. View

11 Aug, Tue Mt Gibraltar
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  600m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(Fully Booked) Mt Gibraltar is the highest point between Sydney and Canberra. It also has some heritage listed Trachyte quarries. Walking tracks provide access to these sites as well as providing lookouts where on a clear day Sydney can be seen. Rough and steep tracks, slippery rocks, fallen trees and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Mittagong
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 14. View

12 Aug, Wed Abbotsford to Cabarita
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  30m Sydney Branch
John H.
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.With all the wet weather, we have decided to get some exercise by walking around the beautiful Hen and Chicken Bay, off the Parramatta River on a Wednesday for a change. Walking through parks and urban streets mainly on formed walkways. Will be muddy in places.
Location: Parramatta River
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 12. View

12 Aug, Wed 9:00AM Coastal cliffs
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  340m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) It's time to explore that coastal strip from Wattamolla north to Little Marley and around in a loop back again. The flowers will be out and the coast will sing its sweet song!
Location: Royal NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 12. View

12 Aug, Wed 10:30AM Glenbrook loop walk
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  20m Sydney Branch
Fritz W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Glenbrook to Elizabeth Lookout via Knapsack Park (not the steps), Marges Lookout, across some slightly rugged bushland to Lennox Bridge and return to Glenbrook by a different track.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 20. View

12 Aug, Wed 9:00AM Mt Victoria circuit via Coxs Cav, Ferris Cave, Mt Piddington and Bushrangers Cave.
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  460m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA circuit from Mount Victoria, passing through Coxs Cave, Ferris Cave, Mt Piddington, Hornes Point and Bushrangers Cave. Steep, muddy and slippery sections.
Location: Mount Victoria Limit: 12. View

12 Aug, Wed 11:45AM Walkers get together
Sydney Branch
(Allan’s Group) Mal
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.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.(Cancelled) 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

12 Aug, Wed 6:15PM Wonders of the central west
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Whether you live in a remote corner of the state or you're locked-down in Melbourne, join us to discover what makes the forests, landscapes and wildlife of the central west so special.
By the end of the webinar you'll know:
· How protection of 60,000 hectares of forest across the Wombat, Wellsford, Pyrenees Ranges and Mount Cole came to be expertly recommended, and;
· What you can do to help end the logging and mining of these critical habitats – from the comfort of your lounge room.
Learn more and RSVP. View

13 Aug, Thu 7:00PM NPA Macarthur Nature Talk
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Kane Durrant of WILD Conservation is a fresh water turtle specialist. He will be discussing his wildlife conservation work in the local area with Turtle Rescues NSW, with a special focus on development zones and what it all means for our native fauna. Kane will be joined by his colleague Shane Davies for questions and conversation afterwards. View

13 Aug, Thu Sydney Olympic Park
Grade:1/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
Sandra C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Circular Walk. Sydney Olympic Park Wharf. Level walk along Parramatta River foreshore, Armory and Parklands. Limit: 10. View

13 Aug, Thu 5:30PM Tarkine Trails app Launch
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.The Bob Brown Foundation is launching the beautiful app version of their book. Join special guest speakers for the launch of the new Tarkine Trails App. This app takes the best-selling definitive guide to experiencing the takayna/Tarkine and puts it into your pocket. Join in for the online launch. Registration via this link https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PaJa7YGOQne4z1PwQUEWCw
Location: online View

14 Aug, Fri 9:00AM Bellambi Lagoon
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  10m 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.That coastal strip between Towradgi and Bellambi is a pleasant morning stroll and occasionally it is even worth carrying a long telephoto lens as we walk past the Bellambi Lagoon. Limit: 10. View

14 Aug, Fri 8:00AM Otford to Helensburg
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  400m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Nearly fully booked) Otford Station past Otford Lookout, along Garrawarra Ridge Trail, past Werrong Lookout, Bulgo Hill, along Burgh Ridge Track to Helensburg Station Steep and slippery sections and creek crossings Limit: 12. View

14 Aug, Fri Tootie Creek Tributaries
Grade:5/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark the car at GR 719 928 on Mountain Lagoon Road. Walk north west on a spur. Find a way down to Tootie Creek, then follow it downstream till GR 714 941. Find a way up to Easy Ridge and walk to the car. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mountain Lagoon 90313S View

15 Aug, Sat 7:30AM Mt Solitary Traverse
Grade:3/6 Length 20km  1,100m 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.(Postponed) This is recognised as one of the classic big walks of the Blue mountains with a full day of walking from the Golden Stairs, up and over Mt Solitary, off the Col pass and down to the Kedumba River. Then another decent climb up to the finish spot near the Queen Victoria hospital. So walkers intending on coming should be relatively fit as a reasonable pace is required. However that doesn't mean I intend to run this walk as I do want to stop occasionally and admire the superb views along the way! Steep track sections in places.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Jamison 89302N Limit: 14. View

15 Aug, Sat 8:00AM Narrowneck – Red Ledge Pass – Devils Hole Track
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  400m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longOne of the more interesting passes off the Narrowneck is Red ledge Pass which offers the bushwalker wonderful views and numerous photographic opportunities! Expect rock scrambling, some nice short waterfalls and sections of unburnt forest along the way. Rock scrambling.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Jamison 89302N Limit: 15. View

15 Aug, Sat Wild Gorge, Dome Cave and Cosmic Cave
Grade:5/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFind out why this spectacular and threatened area must be protected for future generations. Park on a fire trail off Sunnyside Ridge Road and walk east to the head of a tributary of Wild Gorge. Descend it, visiting Dome Cave along the way, then explore both branches of the gorge, including Pinch Point Circle. Move south east and out towards Carne Creek, then climb out and visit Cosmic Cave. Exit via Split Rock Point and Pass. Re-connect with the cars. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Newnes State Forest
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

16 Aug, Sun Bargo River Gorge
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  250m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) A walk exploring the wonders of this unique location from above and within the gorge. Couple of river crossings which can be a bit slippery depending on water levels. Joint activity with Illawarra Ramblers. Combined limit applies.
Map: Bargo 90293N Limit: 15. View

16 Aug, Sun 9:30AM The Great West Walk: Part 3
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  200m 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) See info on The Great West Walk  https://greatwestwalk.com.au/ This is section 3 of the Great West Walk.  We walk from Marayong to Rooty Hill Points of interest: Nurragingy Reserve, The Nurragingy Blacksmith, Chang Lai Yuan Chinese Gardens, New Zealand Garden, Miniature Railway, Colebee Centre, Western Sydney Parklands; Blacktown International Sports Park, Western Sydney Parklands; Rooty Hill Historic Site. Optional drinks/late lunch at Lone Pine Tavern near Rooty Hill Station View Esther's future walks    Future walk 2 No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider installing Covidsafe app. Limit: 10. View

17 Aug, Mon Cremorne to Balmoral Beach
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  546m Branch
Ian B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.An undulating walk with some great harbour views. Stairs and possible slippery sections.
Location: Sydney Harbour
Map: Parramatta River 91303N and Sydney Heads 91302N Limit: 12. View

17 Aug, Mon 8:00AM Glenbrook circuit via Duck Hole and Red Hand Cave
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  380m Sydney Branch
(Allan’s Group) Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked) From Glenbrook Station, walk through Douglas Smith Memorial Park, past Duck Hole, Kanuka Brook, Red Hand Cave, along Campfire Creek Track back to Glenbrook Station. Steep and slippery sections and creek crossings. Limit: 12. View

18 Aug, Tue Balancing Rock – Macquarie Pass
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  250m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Clover 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 NR
Map: Robertson 9028-4N Limit: 14. View

18 Aug, Tue Budderoo Track to Gerringong Falls
Grade:3/6 Length 17km  306m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) The walk follows the Budderoo Fire Trail for 6kms to a locked gate on the right.  Through the gate is a relatively unused fire trail which deteriorates to a single track leading to Gerringong Creek.  Follow the creek along to the falls. Rough track, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Budderoo National Park
Map: Robertson 9028-4N Limit: 14. View

18 Aug, Tue Flying Fox – Cooks Nose
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
2038
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Flying 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 9028-4N Limit: 14. View

18 Aug, Tue Murrua Track
Grade:2/6 Length 6km 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) Use station toilets as none on walk. Time for wildflowers. Short street walk then easy bush track with ups and downs. Bus return to Turramurra Station, coffee at Turramurra. Some rough surfaces.
Location: Murrua Track Limit: 10. View

19 Aug, Wed 8:00AM Colliery Canyon and Kamarah Gully
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  350m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Nearly fully booked) An adventurous off-track walk going down to an old colliery at Bell. The track descends steeply and crosses an old landslide. From there it enters a rough but spectacularly picturesque gorge. Steep and slippery sections. Scrambling over fallen trees, and steep ascent. 
Location: Bell Limit: 10. View

19 Aug, Wed 10:00AM Forestville loop walk
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  150m Sydney Branch
Gerald H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked) Walk Casuarina, Lyre Bird and Carroll Creek Tracks, starting from Ferguson St, Forestville.
Location: Garigal NP Limit: 15. View

20 Aug, Thu Parks in the Sydney CBD
Grade:1/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
Sue W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFirst time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Take advantage of an empty city devoid of tourists and explore our green space: * Hyde Park South * Cook and Phillip Park (not the swimming pool) * Hyde Park North * Domain Pitches * Domain Phillip Precinct * Botanical Gardens: spring walk, * East Circular Quay * Circular Quay * Jessie Street Gardens * Macquarie Place Park. Booking is mandatory as is the ability to estimate a distance of 1.5 m. Hazards include viruses.
Location: City of Sydney Limit: 8. View

21 Aug, Fri 9:00AM Bass Point
Grade:2/6 Length 5km  100m 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)Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Just south of Shellharbour is a delightful headland with a rather special loop walk. Come and enjoy it with me... Limit: 12. View

21 Aug, Fri 9:30AM The Great West Walk Part 4
Grade:3/6 Length 1km  150m 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.See info on The Great West Walk  https://greatwestwalk.com.au/ This is part 4 of The Great West Walk.  We walk from Marayong to Toongabbie.  Attractions:
International Peace Park, Seven Hills
Blacktown Showground, Blacktown.   Fairwater Park, which has a nice cafe. Marayong Park Optional Drinks/Late Lunch at Toongabbie Hotel
  View Esther's future walks Future walk 2 No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider installing Covidsafe app.
Map: marayong Limit: 10. View

21 Aug, Fri 5:30PM Toward achieving ‘peaceful co-existence’ with fire
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.The forested regions of eastern Australia have experienced the largest fire season in their recorded history, resulting in significant human and economic losses and major impacts on environmental processes and biodiversity. Scientific knowledge can potentially help us to understand how, when and why fire seasons, such as 2019/20, occur and how to better deal with them to meet the future challenges of a rapidly changing world. Sign up for this online free webinar to learn more https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/allan-sefton-memorial-lecture-tickets-115933404935
Location: online View

22 Aug, Sat 8:00AM Jews Creek – Baal Bone Point – Pantoneys Crown
Grade:4/6 Length 11km  300m 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) Pantoneys Crown is an isolated flat-topped Mesa rising from the floor of the Capertee Valley, the worlds second-largest canyon and for this my 20th visit to the crown i'm going via a very spectacular route right along the spine of the great diving range to Baal Bone Point. From this lofty vantage point, we descend someway to the valley below before the not too difficult climb up the southern end of Pantoneys to the top via a large slot. Once on top we can explore the pagodas and have lunch before retracing our steps back to the cars. Rock scrambling and off-track walking
Location: capertee
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S Limit: 10. View

22-24 Aug, Sat-Mon Yodellers Adventure
Grade:6/6 Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Co-leader Kevin Songberg.
Day 1 – Saturday, 22 August 2020 – day walk. Drive to Widden Valley and park at GR 465 970, 200 m. With day packs and separate water to drop in for Sunday and Monday, climb to GR 465 958, 420 m and leave the water there; then traverse west to Falsetto Gap and climb Watts Mountain, 700 m. Explore around as time permits. Descend into Falsetto Gap and walk back to the cars. Drive to the national park boundary, GR 429 938, to camp. Have extra water in your car as there may be no/little water at the camp. Partly exploratory. About 6 km. Scrambling and exposure.
Day 2 – Sunday, 23 August 2020 – walk over two days with 1 night out. Strike the camp and drive to GR 465 970, 200 m. Leave another car at GR 490 983, 200 m. From the first car, walk up to pick up the water left the day before. Climb to a gap below Wedding Cake Mountain. After an optional but recommended climb to a vantage point, walk down the ravine to the north east, to around GR 472 961, 340 m, then sidle east until a spur is reached that we will use to climb Torrani Mountain. Our camp will be at GR 475 957, 590 m. There is no water at the camp and it is sleeping on rock platforms, so either sleep out or have cord on the sides and corners of your tent so you can anchor it down. Partly exploratory. About 6 km. Scrambling and exposure.
Day 3 – Monday, 24 August 2020. After an optional but recommended early morning walk along the narrow, very high peninsula to a vantage point over Oakland Peaks, traverse east via Reverelli Mountain to the Cats Ear East, then down to Myrtle Gully Road at GR 490 983, 200 m. Complete the car shuffle. Partly exploratory. About 7 km. Scrambling and exposure.
Private property access will be arranged. Elevations are included with all grid references below. Rating: 6, M333E
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Widden 89321N View

23 Aug, Sun 9:30AM Tahmoor Gorge
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  350m 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.(Fully Booked) Walk will be led by Mike McLeod. A circuit rugged walk (rather rocky) along the Bargo River and Tahmoor Gorge. We will do it slowly to take in and take photos of the beauty of the walk. Highlights: fantastic views of the Mermaid Pools. Wallaby, birds, majestic gum trees, Rock Orchids and possibly other orchids. Some very steep and slippery parts. No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider installing Covidsafe app.
Map: Bargo 90293N Limit: 10. View

24 Aug, Mon 8:25AM Campfire Creek to Euroka Clearing
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  400m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Campfire Creek, Ironbarks, Euroka Clearing. Note we are not going to Red Hands Cave on this walk. Some steep sections. Some off-track. Creek areas can be slippery.
Location: Glenbrook
Map: Penrith 90303N Limit: 12. View

24 Aug, Mon 7:23AM Linden and Lake Woodford
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  530m 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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Roads and fire trails from Linden around Lake Woodford, returning to Linden. The 13km distance includes 1km each way from station to village. Steep hills, rough.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 10. View

24 Aug, Mon West Pennant Hills to North Parramatta via Darling Mills Creek
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  100m Sydney Branch
John H.
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.We are following the Darling Mills Creek from near its source to near its junction with Toongabbie Creek to form the Parramatta River. We pass through Sydney sandstone heathlands with remnant stands of Sydney Blue Gums. Can be muddy and slippery in places. Bring a torch for the tunnel.
Location: North Western Sydney
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 12. View

25 Aug, Tue Balancing Rock – Macquarie Pass
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  250m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Clover 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 NR
Map: Robertson 9028-4N Limit: 14. View

25 Aug, Tue Budderoo Track to Gerringong Falls
Grade:3/6 Length 17km  306m Southern Highlands Branch
2038
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) The walk follows the Budderoo Fire Trail for 6kms to a locked gate on the right.  Through the gate is a relatively unused fire trail which deteriorates to a single track leading to Gerringong Creek.  Follow the creek along to the falls. Rough track, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges
Location: Budderoo National Park
Map: Robertson 9028-4N Limit: 14. View

25 Aug, Tue Flying Fox – Cooks Nose
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Flying 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 9028-4N Limit: 14. View

25 Aug, Tue 9:00AM The Garawarra Loop
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  400m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longIt's time to see what's happening in our beloved Palm Jungle. Come along and enjoy the climb up and out of Burning Palms.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Otford 91294S Limit: 12. View

26 Aug, Wed 10:00AM Cooks River
Grade:2/6 Length 9km Sydney Branch
Denise S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCircular walk from Tempe back to Tempe following both sides of the Cooks River. Flat walking. Limit: 15. View

26 Aug, Wed 8:00AM Leura to Katoomba via Linderman Pass
Grade:4/6 Length 11km  800m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Cancelled) From Leura Station via Gordon Falls, Sublime Point, Linderman Pass, Gordon Lower Falls, Leura Falls, Linda Falls, Federal Pass, Jamieson Lookout to Katoomba Station. Steep and slippery sections, creek crossing and rock scrambling. Limit: 10. View

26 Aug, Wed 10:00AM Sydney Olympic Park
Length 10km Sydney Branch
Marilyn C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA walk without too much travel, driving or public transport. We'll start (and finish) at Concord West Station at 10am. I hope it will be approx. 10km. Mangroves, birds and spring flowers. No climbs. Please let me know if you would like to come with your details for the COVID precautions and NPA registration: NAME, Mobile no., Emergency no., Membership no. View

27 Aug, Thu Historic Balmain
Grade:1/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
Sandra C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.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.Stroll historic Balmain and foreshore, Mort Bay and Balmain East. Gentle up and down, along the way view charming houses and hotels built in the 1840-1860. Street parking. Return ferry or bus. Social distancing.
Location: Balmain Limit: 12. View

28 Aug, Fri Above Daves Pass
Grade:6/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longLeave one car at the old Newnes Hotel and drive to the locked gate at GR 418 261. Walk in Little Capertee Creek and then turn up a tributary creek at GR 407 260. Walk up it and explore the slots and pagodas to the east. Climb to the tops at around GR 404 243 and make a way north to about GR 412 256. Descend via Daves Pass. Mostly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S View

28 Aug, Fri Linden to Hazelbrook
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  570m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longStart with a visit to Kings Cave. Continue to Hazelbrook visiting three areas containing a variety of pools, waterfalls and great forest walking. Steep sections and loose slippery conditions, cliff edges. Unhurried pace.
Location: Blue Mountains NP View

28 Aug, Fri 8:00AM Medlow Bath to Katoomba
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  380m Sydney Branch
(Allan’s Group) Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Medlow Bath to Katoomba via Sun Bath, along Three Brothers Track to Explorers Tree and Norths Lookout. Steep and slippery sections, creek crossings. Limit: 12. View

28 Aug, Fri 9:45AM The Great West Walk part 5
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  150m 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) See info on The Great West Walk  https://greatwestwalk.com.au/ This is the last part of the Great West Walk.  We walk from Toongabbie to Parramatta. Attractions:Bicentennial Square, Parramatta
Eat Street (Church Street), Parramatta
Brislington House, Parramatta
Old Government House, Parramatta Park
Old Observatory, Parramatta Park
The Old Dairy, Parramatta Park
Wisteria Garden and Glengariff House, Westmead
Toongabbie Creek, Winston Hills
The Lost Rogans Hill Railway Line, Northmead
Third Settlement Reserve, Winston Hills
  View Esther's future walks Future walk 2 No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider installing Covidsafe app.
Map: Toongabbie Limit: 10. View

29 Aug, Sat 8:50AM Great West Walk Toongabbie – Parramatta
Grade:2/6 Length 12km  50m Sydney Branch
Roger L.
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.Starting from Toongabbie Station, a quick toilet break, then along Girraween and Pendle Creek to the Great West Walk. Follow the many bends of Toongabbie Creek through open fields and creekside bushland. Small sections through urban streets. Skirting Westmead Hospital, Parramatta River and Park are reached. Very limited access to toilets along route. Steep slopes, uneven ground.
Location: Western Sydney
Map: Prospect 90302N and Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 10. View

29 Aug, Sat 8:30AM Tracks,lookouts and caves of Mt.Victoria
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  250m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) At Victoria, there is a maze of tracks which offer the walker fabulous lookouts, interesting caves and a dash of history. Some of the places we will visit include Bushrangers Cave, Rennit Track, Pulpit Rock, Coxs Cave and the Fairy Bower Track. Adrian Jones will be a secondary leader taking the 2nd group on this loop in a direct direction to my first group. Steep sections of track and some rock scrambling
Location: Blue Mountains National Park
Map: Hartley 89304N Limit: 15. View

30 Aug, Sun 8:30AM Baal Bone Gap – Mercury Boot ridge and return
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  300m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.(Cancelled) Was fully book, but cancelled last minute due to access closure. Not far from Baal Bone Gap is a very interesting ridge full of fantastic rocky outcrops in the shape of all sort of creatures and objects including possibly the most famous, The Mercury Boot. On this walk we will explore this pagoda rich ridge, photographing anything that takes our attention. Of course, there are brilliant views of the Capertee Valley including the mesa-like Pantoneys Crown to also hold our interest. Lots of rock scrambling and off track walking.
Location: Ben Bullen SF
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S Limit: 15. View

30 Aug, Sun Blaxland to Glenbrook
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  550m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.From Blaxland Station follow Pippa Pass to cross the Glenbrook Creek. Ascend and follow the Bullant Track to pick up the St Helena Ridge fire trail. Descend to the Duck Hole, cross the creek again and follow tracks and paths to Glenbrook Station. Creek crossings, loose, slippery sections, cliff edges. Unhurried pace.
Location: Blue Mountains NP View

30 Aug, Sun 9:30AM Martins Lookout to Lost World return
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  500m 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.(Fully Booked) Co-leader:Kevin Cliffe.From the car park, we visit Martins Lookout before descending almost 250 m to Glenbrook Creek. We climb about 250 m to Bunyan Lookout and The Lost World. Fantastic Views at both ends. Then we descend to Glenbrook Creek before climbing back up to Martins Lookout. The ascent and descent are rather rugged.Video of Tahmoor Gorge Mermaid Pools View Esther's future walks Future walk 2 Very steep and rugged sections.
Location: Valley Heights
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 10. View

31 Aug, Mon 9:35AM Centennial Glen Creek
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  460m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) The walk follows Centennial Glen Creek down into the valley. Return up to Blackheath via Porters Pass Gully. Creek crossings. Track poor at times. Steep sections. Lots of steps. Scrambling over and under fallen trees.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 12. View

31 Aug, Mon Chatswood to Boronia Park via Lane Cove River
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  360m Sydney Branch
John H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.A pleasant walk following Blue Gum Creek down from Chatswood to the Lane Cove River, which we follow through Mobray Park to the Lane Cove Valley walk that takes us to Boronia Park. Muddy sections, creek and golf course crossings.
Location: Lane Cove NP
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 12. View

31 Aug, Mon 8:00AM Valley Heights to Blaxland
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  300m Sydney Branch
(Allan’s Group) Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longValley Heights to Blaxland via Sun Valley, walking alongside several creeks, past a lookout with a view of Penrith Lakes on to Blaxland. Slippery sections and creek crossings. Limit: 12. View

1 Sep, Tue Balancing Rock – Macquarie Pass
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  250m Southern Highlands Branch
2038
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Clover 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 NR
Map: Robertson 9028-4N Limit: 14. View

1 Sep, Tue Budderoo Track to Gerringong Falls
Grade:3/6 Length 17km  306m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) The walk follows the Budderoo Fire Trail for 6kms to a locked gate on the right.  Through the gate is a relatively unused fire trail which deteriorates to a single track leading to Gerringong Creek.  Follow the creek along to the falls. Rough track, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges
Location: Budderoo National Park
Map: Robertson 9028-4N Limit: 14. View

1 Sep, Tue 8:00AM Curra Moors Loop
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  240m 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)Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.(Fully Booked) A pleasant morning stroll through the spring wildflowers on the heath, throwing in the coast for good measure.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Otford 91294S Limit: 12. View

1 Sep, Tue Flying Fox – Cooks Nose
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Flying 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 9028-4N Limit: 14. View

1 Sep, Tue 9:31AM Valley Heights Fire Trail
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  150m 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.As we saw many orchids at one part of the fire trail at the end of June, we want to visit the whole fire trail to see if we can find more orchids. Exploratory. Steep and slippery sections. Limit: 6. View

2 Sep, Wed 10:30AM Glenbrook to Knapsack Bridge via Chalmers Lookout, Sandstone Quarry and return to Glenbrook vie RAAF Base
Length 8km Sydney Branch
Fritz W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Easy walk, approx. 8km. View

2 Sep, Wed 8:00AM Wentworth Falls circuit via Valley of Waters, Roberts Pass, Moya Point and Gladstone Lookout
Grade:4/6 Length 11km  620m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Starting from Wentworth Falls, via Edinburgh Castle Rock, Sylvia Falls, Lodore Falls, Valley of Waters, Roberts Pass, Moya Point and Gladstone Lookout and back to Wentworth Falls Station. Steep and slippery sections, rock scrambling and creek crossings. Limit: 10. View

3 Sep, Thu Tarban Creek
Length 6.5km Sydney Branch
Sue W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFirst time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.From Huntleys Point to Gladesville and return along shared paths along Tarban Creek. It is a tributary of the Parramatta River, joining it near Hunters Hill and flowing through both the Tarban Creek and Riverglade Reserves. Hazards include viruses.
Location: Municipality of Hunters Hill Limit: 10. View

4 Sep, Fri Easy Ridge to Tootie Creek
Grade:5/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark the car at GR 724 932 on Mountain Lagoon Road. Walk north along Easy Ridge, then a smaller spur, descend south west to around GR 717 940. Continue towards Tootie Creek, then walk downstream till about GR 718 947. Climb back to Easy Ridge and walk to the cars. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mountain Lagoon 90313S View

4 Sep, Fri 9:30AM Parramatta to Shaolhaven Heads: Section 1
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  125m Sydney Branch
Marilyn 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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Essential to RSVP by email.  Include your member no, mobile no and emergency contact no.  This is a continuation of the series of walks "Crossing the Blue Mountains" and "The Great West Walk". This is a video of the GWW walks:GWW 2020 .We will walk from Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads in sections. This week we walk from Parramatta to Meadowbank along the Parramatta River. Attractions: Western Sydney University Vineyard Creek Subiaco Creek George Kndall Riverside Park Meadowbank Park Memorial Park View Marilyn's future walks Observe social distancing. Bring hand sanitizer
Location: Parramatta
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 13. View

4 Sep, Fri 9:00AM Wattamolla to Curracurrong
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  150m 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)Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.(Fully Booked) Let's get out along the coast and enjoy spring... a walk out and back but what a walk!!!!
Location: Royal National Park and Royal NP
Map: Otford 91294S Limit: 12. View

4 Sep, Fri 8:00AM Woodford Circuit via Wilsons Glenn Crk and Murpheys Glenn
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  375m Sydney Branch
(Allan’s Group) Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Nearly fully booked) From Woodford Station walk down alongside Wilsons Glenn Creek, down Bedford Road Track past Linda Rock and a circuit along Murphys Road track passing through the campsite, large cave and then back to Woodford Station. Slippery and steep sections and creek crossings. Limit: 12. View

5 Sep, Sat 8:00AM Russells Needle and return
Grade:5/6 Length 18km  700m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Rising steeply from the Nattai River valley, Russells Needle is as its name would imply a precipitous spire-like peak protected by its impressive cliff lines but with superb views once you reach the top! Access is via Slott Way and some offtrack walking along the Nattai with a scramble to the top also offtrack. Rock scrambling and offtrack walking in parts.
Location: Nattai NP
Map: Hilltop 8929-2N View

6 Sep, Sun 9:45AM Waratahs and Wildflowers Walk: Patonga to Umina.
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  350m 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.(Fully Booked) Co-leader: Hugh Hodge. We walk from Patonga and walk part of the Great North Rock through Brisband Waters National Park.  We'll visit the Elephant Rock and Waratah Parch before walking to Umina where we catch a bus to Woy Woy Station.  We'll see many waratahs, as well as native orchids and other wildflowers. Video of Martins Lookout to Lost World. Lost World Video of Tahmoor Gorge Mermaid Pools View Esther's future walks Future walk 2 Steep and slippery sections.
Location: patonga
Map: Patonga Wharf Limit: 15. View

7 Sep, Mon 9:00AM Costens Point
Grade:3/6 Length 5km  100m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA morning stroll in Royal down to the Hacking where we will explore along the foreshore. Some off-track walking is in order as we poke our noses around to see what's there. Be ready for some off-track conditions.
Location: Royal NP Limit: 10. View

7 Sep, Mon Two Creeks Track – Lindfield to Roseville
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  246m Sydney Branch
John H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFirst time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.A pleasant walk from Lindfield Railway Station to beyond Roseville Bridge, through a range of vegetation communities including Coachwood forests and with increasing water views. Wildflower displays. The track descends 166 metres with an ascent of 80 metres. A distinct track with some steep and rough sections as well as steps.
Location: Garigal NP
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 12. View

7 Sep, Mon 8:37AM Valley Heights to Springwood
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  430m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Walk to Banksia Dr and then down trail into a lovely valley. Follow rough track up to Farm Rd. Follow Farm Rd out to Martins Lookout. Take the short cut track to Perch Ponds and then up to Springwood via Magdala Creek. Creek crossings. Some steep loose sections.
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 12. View

8 Sep, Tue Ahearn’s Lookout
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  500m Southern Highlands Branch
2038
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Ahearn's Lookout is found by following the beginning of Starlight's Track.  Take a left fork leading to Rocky Waterholes Lookout and just past this junction look for a right turn which meanders along the ridge to Ahearn's Lookout.  This gives views over the Nattai with Mt Jellore easily identified.  Return by the same route. Rough track, fallen trees and unfenced cliffs.
Location: Nattai NP
Map: Hilltop 8929-2N Limit: 14. View

8 Sep, Tue Brown Mountain
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  420m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Cambewarra Range Nature Reserve is on the top of Mt Cambewarra.  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: Cambewarra Range NR
Map: Berry 90283N Limit: 14. View

8 Sep, Tue Mermaids Pool & Tahmoor Gorge
Grade:4/6 Length 11km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Medium walk along Bargo River via Potholes Track to Diesel Pass and on to See Thru Pool then Mermaids Pool. Matilda track to lookout for lunch.  Optional HARD walk for extension down Rosies Pass into and along Tahmoor Gorge. Rough track, unfenced edges, slippery rocks & creek crossings.
Location: Tahmoor
Map: Picton 90294S and Bargo 90293 Limit: 14. View

8 Sep, Tue 10:04AM Parramatta Park
Sydney Branch
Theo H.
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.Start at Westmead station walk via Railway Pde. to Parramatta Park, we will go to Cumberland Hospital Gardens to see the flower display. Walk around the park and via Macquarrie Str, Church Str to Parramatta Station, coffee and go home. Meet at Westmead Station at 10:04am for the start of the walk. Limit: 8. View

9 Sep, Wed Nirvana Caves and more
Grade:5/6 Length 12km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark at GR 727 932 on Mountain Lagoon Road. Walk north on an old fire trail, then off-track to Nirvana Caves at GR 742 964. Next, cross Nirvana Ravine and traverse underneath the cliff line to the south west, looking for more caves. Exit back to the ridge at GR 732 957, or GR 728 952, or further south, depending on time. Once on top, follow the ridge back to the car. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mountain Lagoon 90313S View

9 Sep, Wed 7:00AM Stanwell Park to Austinmer
Grade:3/6 Length 18km  650m Sydney Branch
Bandula 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.(Nearly fully booked) Starting from Stanwell Park Station walk along the Wodi Wodi Track, Forest Path along the escarpment with beautiful ocean views on the left to Sublime Point Lookout (and coffee if you wish) and down the ladders to Austinmer Station. Steep and slippery sections, eroded and possibly muddy track and creek crossings.
Location: Royal NP Limit: 10. View

9 Sep, Wed 9:30AM Umina Beach
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Sydney Branch
Marilyn C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Beach and bush tracks, fire trails. Walk along the shoreline then through beautiful bushland in Brisbane Water National Park. Spring wild fFlower walk. Slow pace. Booking contact by email or text.
Location: Brisbane Water NP Limit: 10. View

9 Sep, 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.(Cancelled) 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

10 Sep, Thu Bicentennial and Sydney Olympic Parks
Grade:1/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
Sandra C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Mainly flat walk. We will stroll the 1988 park and visit Cathy Freeman Park and the Olympic Cauldron in Sydney Olympic Park. Be ready to share your 2000 Olympic memories. Circular walk and return to Concord West Station. Social distancing. Limit: 10. View

10 Sep, Thu 10:00AM Curra Moors Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  320m 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.(Nearly fully booked) Join us for a trip to wildflower wonderland. A walk through heath and waterfalls, the Curra Moors loop track offers scenic sandstone cliff and coastal views, waterfalls and great birdwatching. Many wildflowers at this time of the year including waratahs and native orchids. Steep and slippery sections.
Map: Royal National Park Sketch Map Limit: 10. View

11 Sep, Fri 8:00AM Lindeman Pass
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  700m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Fairy Bower down to Lindeman Pass. Follow cliffline around Sublime Point and exit up Roberts Pass. Over Lillians Bridge and up many stairs to the Conservation Hut. For experienced walkers. Poor track impacted by landslides and fallen trees. Rock scrambling, creek crossings, ladders and a short section of exposed narrow track are to be negotiated.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 8. View

11 Sep, Fri 9:30AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 2 Meadowbank to Cabarita
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  100m Sydney Branch
Marilyn 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.(Nearly fully booked) Essential to RSVP by email.  Include your member no, mobile no and emergency contact no.  This is a continuation of the series of walks "Crossing the Blue Mountains" and "The Great West Walk".  This is video of the GWW walks:GWW 2020. We will walk from Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads in sections. This week we walk from Meadowbank to Cabarita along Parramatta River, Homebush Bay, Brays Bay, Yarralla Bay, Majors Bay and Kendll Bay. Attractions: Memorial Park, Mill Park, Thomas Walker Hospital, Cabarita Park, View Marilyn's future walks Social distancing will be observed. Bring sanitizer
Location: Parramatta River
Map: meadowbank Limit: 13. View

12 Sep, Sat Mt Airly tramway trail and the Towers
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  450m 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.(Cancelled) This walk includes something for everyone such as loads of history from an old settlement,plenty of rock scrambling around the beautiful pagodas plus an old tramway and superlative views over this rugged and interesting region west of lithgow. Rock scrambling and some off track walking
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N Limit: 15. View

12 Sep, Sat 8:30AM Mystery Mountain~Zobels Point~Zobels Gully
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  650m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longRising majestically above the Wolgan Valley,Mystery Mountain overlooks the Newnes area and is one of the most spectacular walks you can do in the Gardens of Stone national park. This walk will take us along a series of spectacular ledges from the top of Mystery mountain and then via an interesting slot, up onto Zobels Point before descending via the rainforested Zobels Gully back down to the Wolgan River. Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S and mt morgan Limit: 15. View

12 Sep, Sat 9:00AM Waterfall to Heathcote via Lake Eckersley
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  470m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked) It's time to walk the Bullawarring Track once more, with the obligatory trip to Lake Eckersley.
Location: Heathcote NP
Map: Campbelltown 90291N Limit: 10. View

12-14 Sep, Sat-Mon Widden Brook and Hool ‘Em Boy Point
Grade:6/6 Length 30km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA 3-day pack walk.
Day 1 - Park on Nullo Mountain Road at GR 398 740, walk Nullo East Trail and get down into Widden Brook at about GR 404 730. Continue down Widden Brook and camp depending on the progress, probably at Coricudgy Creek junction.
Day 2 – Walk down Widden Brook, take water and climb towards Hool ‘Em Boy Point. Camp at one of several panoramic points, depending on the progress.
Day 3 – continue up Nullo Mountain, join with Nullo East Trail and re-connect with the cars.
Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mount Pomany 89321S, Coricudgy 89322N, Growee 89324S, and Olinda 89323N View

13 Sep, Sun 10:00AM Mt Banks one trail loop
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  400m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Co-Leader : Ewan Cain. The track leads off to the south from the Bell's Line of Road between Mount Tomah and the Mount Wilson turn-off, and there is a sign indicating Mount Banks. You can park at the end of the road. Walk out to the lookout and return over the top. This is a lovely walk and not too difficult. There are superb views of the Grose Valley at the lookout and wonderful northern views as you come down off Mount Banks. There are many wildflowers at this time of the year. Last year, I saw many wildflowers including Waratahs, Sun orchids, Pea flowers, Bororia, Flannel flowers, native iris, white grevilleas and otheres.  If time allows, we'll visit Mount Tomah to see the beautiful waratahs and proteas on the way back. Video of Martins Lookout to Lost World. Lost World Video of Tahmoor Gorge Mermaid Pools  View Esther's future walks Future walk 2 Slippery sections.
Location: mount Banks Limit: 14. View

14 Sep, Mon Carlingford to Lake Parramatta via Hunts Creek
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  100m Sydney Branch
John H.
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.We are following Hunts Creek down to where it is dammed to form Lake Parramatta. Along the caves in this valley bushrangers including Jack Donohue, the "Wild Colonial Boy" and his gang sheltered. We will have time for a bit of an exploration of Lake Parramatta. Some street walking and roads to cross. Trip hazards on tracks and some creek crossings but geneally pretty easy walking.
Location: North West Sydney
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 12. View

14 Sep, Mon 9:22AM Nellies Glen and Devils Hole Katoomba
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  500m Sydney Branch
(Allan’s Group) Janet R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Walk from Katoomba Station to Explorers Tree (your option of bus to save 2.4 km, ask for details), then down Nellies Glen. Return up Devils Hole and return walk to station. Steps, steep, slippery
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 10. View

15 Sep, Tue Ahearn’s Lookout
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  500m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Ahearn's lookout is found by following the beginning of Starlight's Track.  Take a left fork leading to Rocky Waterholes Lookout and just past this junction look for a right turn which meanders along the ridge to Ahearn's Lookout.  This gives views over the Nattai with Mt Jellore easily identified.  Return by the same route. Rough track, fallen trees and unfenced cliffs.
Location: Nattai NP
Map: Hilltop 8929-2N Limit: 14. View

15 Sep, Tue Brown Mountain
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  420m Southern Highlands Branch
2038
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Cambewarra Range Nature Reserve is on the top of Mt Cambewarra.  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: Cambewarra Range NR
Map: Berry 90283N Limit: 14. View

15 Sep, Tue Mermaids Pool & Tahmoor Gorge
Grade:4/6 Length 11km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Medium walk along Bargo River via Potholes Track to Diesel Pass and on to See Thru Pool then Mermaids Pool. Matilda track to lookout for lunch.  Optional HARD walk for extension down Rosies Pass into and along Tahmoor Gorge. Rough track, unfenced edges, slippery rocks & creek crossings.
Map: Picton 90294S and Bargo 90293 Limit: 14. View

15 Sep, Tue 8:00AM Robertsons Knoll and Wattle Forest Loop
Grade:2/6 Length 6km  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.A morning walk with cameras from Audley via Robertsons Knoll and back via the Wattle Forest. Wildflowers in abundance and potential nice birds to view. An early start and finish.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 10. View

16 Sep, Wed Pennant Hills Park
Grade:3/6 Length 9km Sydney Branch
Sylvia C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Cheltenham Station start and finish. A few creek crossings, lovely bush through Pennant Hills Park. Contact leader Syl Caspaney for details sylcas@tpg.com.au Limit: 10. View

16 Sep, Wed 6:00AM Stanwell Park to Austinmer
Grade:4/6 Length 18km  650m Sydney Branch
Bandula 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.(Nearly fully booked) Starting from Stanwell Park Station walk along the Wodi Wodi Track, Forest Path along the escarpment with beautiful ocean views on the left to Sublime Point Lookout (and coffee if you wish) and down the ladders to Austinmer Station. Steep and slippery sections, eroded and possibly muddy track and creek crossings. Limit: 12. View

17 Sep, Thu Narrabeen Lagoon
Grade:2/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
Sue W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFirst time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Around the lagoon, a large estuary system and wildlife haven. Our journey around Narrabeen Lagoon goes through beautiful ecosystems, abundant of flora and fauna, cultural heritage and historical icons. Booking is mandatory as is the ability to demonstrate knowledge of 1.50 m distance. Hazards include viruses.
Location: Narrabeen Lagoon State Park Limit: 10. View

18-20 Sep, Fri-Sun Car Camping Trip Mt Wilson
Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Camping at Cathedral Reserve Campground or staying in cottages at Mt Wilson in the Blue Mountains. Three days of walking nearby. Boronia Point walk 4.6km – grade 2; Zircon Creek Walk and Happy Valley Walk – grade 3; Sunday Spur and Bogey Holes Walk 13km – grade 3. Cathedral Reserve Campground is a large grassy open space with plenty of room for tents, campervans and small motorhomes. Own transport is required, may be options for sharing cars depending on availability. Driving to walks will be shared amongst drivers and club rates will apply for passengers. For itinerary and more information contact Adrian Jones. Limit: 20. View

18 Sep, Fri Green Gully Cliff Walk
Grade:5/6 Length 14km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom Newnes follow the Pipeline Track to the saddle at approximately GR 447 274. Leave the track and head north along the cliff edge for about 2.5 km to GR 437 295 and then attempt to walk out to the end of the spur at GR 435 300. Exposure, pagodas, rugged terrain. Possible return via Petries Gully.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S and Mount Morgan 89311S View

18 Sep, Fri 6:00AM Mt Kuring-gai to Berowra via Apple Tree Bay
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  400m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked) Mount Kuring-gai to Berowra via Apple Tree Bay, Bobbin Head and along the Berowra Track to Berowra Station. Steep and slippery sections. Limit: 12. View

18 Sep, Fri 8:00AM Mulgoa NR
Grade:2/6 Length 5km  50m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis is a field inspection of one of our smaller nature reserves in western Sydney. We will explore what it has to offer, poke around regarding how it is currently being used and consider its management challenges.
Location: Mulgoa NR
Map: Penrith 90303N Limit: 10. View

18 Sep, Fri 11:00AM Northern Rivers Koala Habitat Restoration
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.(NEW!!!) Bringing the Northern NSW Koala Sector together to consider better ways to coordinate investment and effort for koala habitat restoration. View

18 Sep, Fri 9:24AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 3 Cabarita to Chiswick
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  100m Sydney Branch
Marilyn 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.(Fully Booked) Essential to RSVP by email. Include your member no, mobile no and emergency contact no. This is a continuation of the series of walks "Crossing the Blue Mountains" and "The Great West Walk". This is video of the GWW walks:GWW 2020. We will walk from Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads in sections. This week we walk from Cabarita to Chiswick along the Parramatta River. Attractions: Cabarita Park, Canada Bay, Hen and Chicken Bay, Henry Lawson Park, Quarantine Reserve, Battersea Park, Werrell Reserve. View Marilyn's future walks Observe social distancing. Bring hand sanitizer.
Location: Cabarita
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 14. View

19 Sep, Sat 9:00AM Barren Grounds
Grade:3/6 Length 20km  100m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Postponed) The upland swamps are always worth an exploration and if the body is kind to me we can spend the entire day walking this beautiful area. There is a 10 km or a 20 km version, depending on your own interests ...
Location: Barren Grounds NR Limit: 12. View

19-20 Sep, Sat (08:15AM)-Sun (17:00PM) Cycle Chipping Norton to Windsor and return
Length 130km  200m Sydney Branch
Rob G.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Cycle | A cycling tripPicnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.On Saturday 19 September we will be meeting at Ascot Drive, Chippington Norton, 8:15am for an 8:30 start. Cycling mostly on quiet roads and bike paths to Canley Vale for coffee, then on bike paths to the M7 cycle way, then to Rooty Hill Pub for lunch (or BYO). Continue to Richmond Road cycle path, then onto Windsor. I have booked a room at the Windsor Hotel, 54 George Street, Windsor. Best to book your accommodation early, after contacting leader. Local Pub for dinner (possibility of a band Saturday night). Sunday 20 September, Windsor Mall Markets from 9am, departing Windsor approx. 10am. ""Picnic lunch"" on the way back. Returning to Chipping Norton between 4 - 5pm. Limited numbers. Approx. 65 kms each way. A social weekend away. View

19 Sep, Sat 8:30AM Girrakool – Staples Lookout
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  650m 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.Girrakool - Piles Creek - Scopas Peak - Kariong Brook - Staples Lookout. At this time of the year, Brisbane Waters National Park is full of wildflowers and is a joy to walk in! On this trip we will travel along various scenic trails visiting peaks and waterfalls along the way, enjoying the spring blossoms and good views.
Location: Brisbane Water NP
Map: Gosford 91312S View

19-20 Sep, Sat-Sun Provide First Aid- Two Day
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.(Cancelled) The Provide First Aid course (formerly Apply First Aid or Senior First Aid) has two components: Pre-course learning. The pre-course on-line learning is a compulsory part of the course, and must be completed before you attend the face-to-face day. Theory content can be found on this link. This content will be in the theory assessment on the face-to-face day. A 1 day face-to-face session. The focus of the practical day will be practical skills and assessment and a theory exam. There is no specific teaching of theory content on the face-to-face day – it is assumed all participants will have completed the on-line material. For more information follow this link bushwalkingnsw.org.au/first-aid-training/ View

19 Sep, Sat The Airly Frustum and Airly Turret Slot
Grade:5/6 Length 7km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFind out for yourself why this unique area must be protected for future generations. Park cars at Airly Gap, then climb south east, inspecting historic graffiti and Aboriginal art sites along the way. Negotiate a series of pagodas and slots, including Genowlan Pinch, to arrive at the spectacular Airly Frustum. Continue climbing to the point above Airly Turret Slot and the stunning view. Next, visit Mine in the Sky with its historic infrastructure. From here, proceed to explore the bottom of Airly Turret Slot. Reconnect with the vehicles. crambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View

20 Sep, Sun 10:30AM Bournda Island
Grade:3/6 Length 7km Far South Coast Branch
Gabrielle T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(NEW!!!) 2 km beach walking, creek crossing.
Location: Bournda National Park Limit: 20. View

20 Sep, Sun 10:15AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 6
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  550m 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) Leader: Allan Porter. Co-Leader: Kevin Cliffe. This is the last episode of "Crossing The Blue Mountains"-a series of 17 walks. Today, We walk from Wentworth Falls to Lawson via Bruces Walk. Begin with the Maple trees lined streets of beautiful Wentworth Falls. It’s a magical walk with waterfalls, caves, gum forests, sassafras’s forests, bird life and magestic views. This walk is not for you if you don’t like creek crossings (5), steep climbs and vertical ladders (4).Video of Martins Lookout to Lost World. Lost World Video of Tahmoor Gorge Mermaid Pools   View Esther's future walks Steep and slippery sections, slides and rock scrambling. Please bring hand sanitizer. Limit: 15. View

20 Sep, Sun 8:30AM Mount Kembla Tracks
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  300m Illawarra Branch
Col M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Fully Booked) From Mount Kembla Lookout, walk to 3 locations - Mt Kembla Summit, Ring Track and Bridle Track. Mostly on tracks (a short section of quiet road), through a variety of forest. Coastal and escarpment views.
Location: Illawarra Escarpment Limit: 16. View

20 Sep, Sun 6:00PM Saving our Rainforests from Fire
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.(NEW!!!) This year the Big Scrub Rainforest Day is going online, providing an even greater opportunity to get involved. Join in for two-panel discussions facilitated by well-known ABC journalists Kerry O’Brien and Mick O’Regan focused on the bushfires in and around Nightcap National Park and their impact on Gondwana and lowland subtropical rainforests. Free registration will grant access to the footage release, airing 6 PM Sunday 20th September. Listen to experts who were involved in fighting the bushfires and their assessments of the impacts in Nightcap National Park and nearby rainforest. View

21 Sep, Mon 9:00AM Gulguer Nature Reserve
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  200m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Postponed) Another inspection of a little known section of our Sydney park system; the extension off Bents Basin SCA, otherwise known as Gulguer NR. Come and see what's there and how it is managed.
Location: Bents Basin SCA
Map: Warragamba 90303S Limit: 10. View

21 Sep, Mon 9:22AM Minnihaha Falls
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  210m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked) Mostly along roads and footpaths. But just glad these falls have been reopenned.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 12. View

21 Sep, Mon St Ives to Roseville via Middle Harbour Creek
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  290m Sydney Branch
John H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Starting at St Ives we are walking through Garigal NP following the Cascades, Stepping Stones and Lyrebird Tracks, along Middle Harbour Creek as it enlarges to become Middle Harbour. Wildflowers, water views and the chance of seeing some Aoriginal art. Creek crossings, fallen trees and uneven surfaces. Muddy after rain.
Location: Garigal NP
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 12. View

22 Sep, Tue Ahearn’s Lookout
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  500m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Ahearn's Lookout is found by following the beginning of Starlight's Track.  Take a left fork leading to Rocky Waterholes Lookout and just past this junction look for a right turn which meanders along the ridge to Ahearn's Lookout.  This gives views over the Nattai with Mt Jellore easily identified.  Return by the same route. Rough track, fallen trees and unfenced cliffs.
Location: Nattai NP
Map: Hilltop 8929-2N Limit: 14. View

22 Sep, Tue Brown Mountain
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  420m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Cambewarra Range Nature Reserve is on the top of Mt Cambewarra.  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: Cambewarra Range NR
Map: Berry 90283N Limit: 14. View

22 Sep, Tue 10:00AM Bungleboorie
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  380m 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.
  • Co-leader: Kevin Cliffe. In 2015, I saw thousands of waratahs. It's because it was after a bushfire. We had bushfires again this year. So hopefully, we'll see many waratahs. No guarantee though. After the waratahs patches, we'll proceed to a Trig Station and Bungleboorie Lookout. Fantastic view of pagodas.Video of Martins Lookout to Lost World. Lost World Video of Tahmoor Gorge Mermaid Pools  View Esther's future walks
Part of track is rather rugged.
Location: clarence
Map: Clarence Limit: 8. View

22 Sep, Tue Mermaids Pool & Tahmoor Gorge
Grade:4/6 Length 11km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
2038
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Medium walk along Bargo River via Potholes Track to Diesel Pass and on to See Thru Pool then Mermaids Pool. Matilda track to lookout for lunch.  Optional HARD walk for extension down Rosies Pass into and along Tahmoor Gorge. Rough track, unfenced edges, slippery rocks & creek crossings
Map: Picton 90294S and Bargo 90293 Limit: 14. View

22 Sep, Tue 9:34AM Toongabbie to Winston Hills
Sydney Branch
Theo H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Start at Toongabbie Station at 10:11am, walk towards Toongabbie Creek on shared bicycle/foothpath, then follow the Settlers Walk to Third Settlement Picnic ground for early lunch and toilet. Along the Third Settlement we continue to Baden Powel place where the bush tracks start. We follow the Pemulwuy Track till the creek and continue on the Moxham Park trail, finishing at Churchil Drive. Then bus 706 or walk to Windsor Rd for bus 600, or 601 to Parramatta. Limit: 8. View

23 Sep, Wed 9:11AM Belrose to Narrabeen
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Sydney Branch
Mike P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Cancelled) Belrose to Narrabeen via Deep Creek & Garigal NP. Walk follows Slippery Dip Track and Deep Creek mainly downhill to Narrabeen Lagoon. Varied flora and lovely waterfalls. Leader Mike Pickles 0419 236 939 (day of walk only) 98847428. Eroded bush tracks, fire trails. View

23 Sep, Wed 9:48AM Duffy’s Forest (Kuringai Chase NP)
Grade:3/6 Length 11km Sydney Branch
Gerald H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked) A fairly flat walk on Cowan and Long trails. Lots of flowers incl. Waratahs. Limit: 15. View

23 Sep, Wed Mermaids Pool & Tahmoor Gorge
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  400m 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.Medium / Hard walk along Bargo River via Potholes Track to Diesel Pass and on to See Thru Pool then Mermaids Pool. Then up to Matilda Track to a series of lookouts. We will then drop down Rosies Pass into and along Tahmoor Gorge for lunch. From the bottom of the gorge we will head upstream to Jacks Pass. Covid safe distancing & hand sanitizer etc to be observed. Steep uneven track, unfenced cliffs, slippery water crossing.
Location: Tahmoor
Map: Bargo 90293N and Picton 90294S Limit: 14. View

23 Sep, Wed 8:35AM Patonga to Woy Woy
Grade:3/6 Length 16km  500m Sydney Branch
Marilyn C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Start along the shoreline at Patonga and walk in beautiful bushland in Brisbane Water National Park. Enjoy spring flowers including waratahs and native rose. Enjoy water views of the Hawkesbury, Broken Bay and Woy Woy Bay. Comfortable pace. Finish at Woy Woy Station. http://wildwalks.com/bushwalking-and-hiking-in-nsw/brisbane-water-national- Steep tracks, rocky, slippery creek crossings.
Map: Gosford 91312S and Broken Bay 91301N Limit: 10. View

23 Sep, Wed 6:00AM Submarine Rock
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  380m Southern Sydney Branch
Sheila W
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) (Cancelled) Starting from Bell Railway Station, walk along the ridge line extending out the the cliff line overlooking the Wollangambe River to Submarine Rock and back. May see a display of Waratahs along the way. Steep and slippery sections and some rock scrambling.
Location: Bell Limit: 10. View

23 Sep, Wed 7:20PM The Effect of subsidence from long wall coal mining on the ecology and water quality of streams and AGM
Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.It has been a trying year and we have not been able to hold Branch meetings in person though we have at least been able to get together on bushwalks. I guess I should be pleased for small mercies.
We had hoped to hold a Branch meeting in person on September 23rd in our old venue but to maximise numbers we are deciding to attempt a Zoom meeting. Our guest speaker will be Catherine Cunningham.
Catherine Cunningham will give a well-illustrated address on The Effect of subsidence from long wall coal mining on the ecology and water quality of streams. Catherine will clearly illustrate how the careful use of scientific methodology can tease out answers to important questions regarding possible risks from this modern form of coal mining that has replaced the former border and pillar style mining which left much coal intact for safety purposes. The research was conducted under the auspices of Sydney Water and University of Canberra.
Tune in to Zoom at the following link by 7:20 pm on 23rd September for what should be a fascinating evening. If you have not yet used Zoom we will give you a few pointers to guide you before the presentation begins. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86191730979
Incidentally, this is also our AGM and at this meeting we will be seeking the new office holders. We must select a President, a Treasurer, an Honorary Secretary and four State Councillors. Traditionally we also select a Vice President, a Newsletter editor, an Activities Coordinator and confirm our Executive team. If you have always dreamed of taking on a role please consider and do not be shy. View

24 Sep, Thu 9:20AM Engadine to Heathcote
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  250m 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.(NEW!!!) A delightful walk from Engadine to Heathcote via Karloo Pool and Bottle Forest Trail. The best year for wildflowers that many can remember. The best time of the year for wilflowers. Special emphasis is on the Climbing Orchids and Waratahs. Steep and slippery parts.
Map: Heathcote Limit: 10. View

24 Sep, Thu Rushcutters Bay Darling Point
Grade:1/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
Sandra C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Amble Trumper Park, then the foreshore of Rushcutters Bay and pause at the historic naval site now known as David Martin Reserve. View many historic 19th Century buildings including Bishopscourt 1850 and Swifts 1882. Circular walk some ups and downs. Social distancing. Limit: 10. View

25 Sep, Fri 9:30AM Barden Ridge Walk
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  120m Southern Sydney Branch
5602
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.(NEW!!!) (Nearly fully booked) A walk along the Blue Track Circuit at Barden Ridge to Barden Creek and back. A chance to see and photograph native orchids and other flora. Some rough areas.
Location: Barden Ridge, NSW Limit: 8. View

25 Sep, Fri 9:30AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 4 Chiswick to Drummoyne
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  150m 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.(Nearly fully booked) Essential to RSVP by email. Include your member no, mobile no and emergency contact no. This is a continuation of the series of walks "Crossing the Blue Mountains" and "The Great West Walk". This is video of the GWW walks:GWW 2020. We will walk from Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads in sections. This week we walk from Chiswick to Drummoyne along the Parramatta River. Attractions: Bill Fisher Reserve, Taplin Park, Brett Park, Nield Park, Leichhardt Park, Callan Park, King George Park, Iron Cove Bridge. We can possibly have morning tea at Birkenhead Shopping Centre and lunch at Callan Park. View Esther's future walks   Observe social distancing. Bring hand sanitizer.
Location: Parramatta River
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 13. View

26 Sep, Sat From Grand Balcony to Minotaur Lair via The Labyrinth
Grade:6/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark one car at GR 430 228 on Wolgan Road, then drive to Newnes and park another car at locked gate GR 420 250. Walk up Capertee Creek Valley and climb the Grand Balcony, continue to Eldorado Traverse and Eldorado Slots. Then use the Ariadne Thread to descend into Minotaur Lair for the return to the first car. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S View

26 Sep, Sat 4:00PM Special event – webinar
Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.(NEW!!!) All NPA members are invited to take part in a Zoom based webinar being hosted by Illawarra branch. Drivers and trends in bushfire risk and how it affects the Illawarra’ being presented by NPA member Dr Owen Price. Owen is the director of the Centre for Environmental Risk Management of Bushfires at the University of Wollongong. He joined the bushfire centre in 2007 after researching wildlife conservation for 15 years. He has pioneered studies to measure the effectiveness of bushfire risk reduction strategies including prescribed burning. Registration is essential, simply email us at illawarra@npansw.org.au and we’ll send you the details to join the webinar. View

26 Sep, Sat 7:30AM Splendour Rock and the Wild Dogs Circuit
Grade:4/6 Length 22km  1,300m 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 one of those classic Blue Mountains walks that you really must do to appreciate what this world heritage area has to offer! Splendour Rock offers superlative views and getting there is half the fun! Our route takes us from Green Gully, down Carlons Creek then up Black Horse Ridge, along the Wombat Parade and up and over Mounts Merrimerrigal and Dingo until we reach our goal, Splendour Rock. From here we drop down to the main track to Mobbs Swamp before retracing our steps back down the ridge to breakfast and finally the last section back to the cars. Rock scrambling in a few sections.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Jenolan 89303N Limit: 15. View

26-27 Sep, Sat (09:00AM)-Sun (15:00PM) Splendour Rock Pack Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 28km  600m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longTime to reboot with some pack walks.  And where better than a trip to camp at Splendour Rock in the Blue Mountains, this time with a bright but not yet full moon.  A wonderful experience to see the landscape under moonlight, and at sunrise and sunset! This is a lovely trip with an unforgettable view from the campsite.
Location: Blue Mountains National Park Limit: 8. View

26 Sep, Sat 11:00AM What’s Growing on my Bush Block
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.(NEW!!!) The Upper Campaspe Landcare Network is proud and excited to bring you - Biodiversity for your Bush Block. Macedon Ranges local, ecologist Bianca Aquilina, talks about ways to enhance and protect the indigenous flora you have on your land and how to encourage more to regenerate through seed setting and plantings. View

27 Sep, Sun 11:00AM Great North Walk Section 8 :Wondabyne to Mooney Mooney
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  325m 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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Co-leader: Hugh Hodge. Starting with a steep climb from Wondabyne Train station you will explore a series of large rock platforms with wide views over the Brisbane Water National Park and visit Scopas Peak. After Scopas walk you cross a few pleasant rocky gullies before crossing Piles Creek on the Phil Houghton suspension foot bridge. Here the walk heads towards Mooney Mooney Creek before walking up to the Mooney Mooney Creek Trackhead on the Old Pacific Hwy. You'll need to bring a car for car shuffling purposes. Be prepared for 1 hour of car shuffling before start of walk. Video of Martins Lookout to Lost World. Lost World  Tahmoor Gorge: Tahmoor Gorge Mermaid Pools View Esther's future walks  Steep and slippery sections. No-touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider installing Covifsafe app.
Location: Wondabyne
Map: Brisbane Waters National Park Limit: 15. View

28 Sep, Mon North Wahroonga to North Turramurra via Bobbin Head
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  300m Sydney Branch
John H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) We are walking the pretty Gibberagong Walking Track, following Cockle Creek to Bobbin Head and then taking the fire trail with wildflowers and great views, to North Turramurra. The NPWS burn off in this area has been postponed so we will enjoy the area before that occurs. Creek crossings, steps, rough track surfaces in places with a steep climb up, at first, from Bobbin Head. The fire trail does not have much shade.
Location: Ku-ring-gai Chase NP
Map: Hornsby 91304S Limit: 12. View

28 Sep, Mon 5:00PM Scaling Up Ecosystem Restoration
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.(NEW!!!) There has never been a more urgent need to restore damaged ecosystems. Forests, grasslands, heathlands, wetlands, savannahs, and other terrestrial, as well as marine ecosystems are all in dire need of restoration. The United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration unites the world behind a common goal: preventing, halting and reversing the degradation of ecosystems worldwide. This Decade is a catalyst for unifying and practical action around the principle of respect and affection for our unique and precious natural world. Join Christine Milne A.O. Master of Ceremonies with international and Australian speakers to learn about how they are applying the principles of ecosystem restoration and how these bright spots in early leadership can be scaled for global impact. View

28 Sep, Mon 8:42AM Springwood South tracks
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  676m 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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) From Springwood Station walk the top section of Magdala Creek Track, turn off up to Batman Park. Walk to Martins Lookout and down to Perch Ponds. Return up Wiggins Track to Springwood. Email or sms reply with contact details (mobile phone if replying by email), emergency contact and NPA # please. Steps, steep narrow sections, slippery.
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 15. View

29 Sep, Tue 11:00AM Flora, Fauna and Fire – Regenerating a scorched landscape
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.(NEW!!!) Flora, Fauna and Fire – Regenerating a scorched landscape will look at some of the bushfire recovery efforts following the devastating 2019/20 bushfire season and some of the innovative ideas that have helped. What lies ahead for our iconic species and what is the role of biosecurity? View

29 Sep, Tue Griffiths Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
2038
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked) 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: Barrallier 8929-3N Limit: 14. View

29 Sep, Tue Joadja North NR
Grade:3/6 Length 8.5km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Joadja Nature reserve was created in 2001. The management trail meanders through Eucalypt forest to a rocky lookout giving views over creeks and farmland. Returning to the Wombeyan Caves Rd we cross and walk a little way to another fire trail and lookout towards Wombeyan Caves. This is a lovely lunch place. Rough fire trail and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Wombeyan Caves Rd
Map: Barrallier 8929-3N Limit: 14. View

29 Sep, Tue The Boxvale Track
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  350m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked) 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
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 14. View

29 Sep, Tue 9:30AM Wildflower walk
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  250m 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.(NEW!!!) I heard that there are 70 waratahs up Terrey Hills way, plus abundant other wildflowers.
Location: Terrey Hills Limit: 10. View

30 Sep, Wed 6:00AM Blackheath Circuit via Centennial Glen and Porters Pass
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  500m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Starting at Blackheath Station, walk to Centennial Glen, Fort Rock, Centennial Pass, Porters Pass back to Blackheath Station. Steep and slippery sections, fallen trees and creek crossings. Limit: 12. View

30 Sep, Wed Engadine to Loftus via Audley
Length 12km Sydney Branch
Hildegard S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.People can drive to Loftus and park the car there and just pick up the train (1 stop) to Engadine. Medium walk, lots of up and downs. Contact leader for booking.
Location: Royal NP View

1 Oct, Thu Taronga Zoo to Clifton Gardens
Grade:2/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
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.The northern shore of Sydney Harbour to the east from the Zoo provides expansive views, flora and fauna. The return walk to the Zoo wharf guarantees a changed landscape. Booking is mandatory, as is the ability to demonstrate a 1.5 m distance. Hazards include viruses.
Location: Sydney Harbour National Park
Map: Sydney Harbour National Park Limit: 8. View

1-5 Oct, Thu (09:00AM)-Mon (12:00PM) Warrumbungles National Park
Grade:3/6 Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.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) It's very hard to beat the Warrumbungles National Park in spring if you want to commune with nature and do some truly spectacular walking on an impressive track system. Add hot showers and good amenities and it all adds up to a fantastic time in the bush. Also, there should be a good display of wildflowers to enjoy. I plan to start the first walk on Friday morning after setting up camp. Rock scrambling on some walks. The walk will be contingent on the current restrictions on camping easing in time.
Map: Warrumbungles View

2 Oct, Fri 9:30AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 5 : Drummoyne to Darling Harbour
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  165m 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.Essential to RSVP by email. Include your member no, mobile no and emergency contact no. This is a continuation of the series of walks "Crossing the Blue Mountains" and "The Great West Walk". This is video of the GWW walks:GWW 2020. We will walk from Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads in sections. This week we walk from Drummoyne to Darling Harbour along the Parramatta River. Attractions: King George Park, Paringa Reserve, Elkington Park, Miklouho-Maclay Park, Brownlee Reserve, Thornton Reserve, Anzac Bridge, Gipa Park, Pirrama Park, Pyrmont Bay Park, Australian National Maritime Museum. We finish at Darling Harbour where you can explore/shop/dine. View Esther's future walks Observe social distancing. Bring hand sanitizer.
Location: Parramatta River
Map: Parramatta River Limit: 13. View

3 Oct, Sat Lockley Pylon and Fortress Ridge
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  420m Sydney Branch
Greg L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA short circuit walk around Fortress Ridge, then Mt Hay Rd - Lockley Pylon - return. We will also visit Dr Darks Cave. Sensational Blue Mountains scenery, spring wildflowers. A little bit of steep scrambling and off-track. Joint walk with Bush Club.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 10. View

3-17 Oct, Sat-Sat Victorian Rail Trail
Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Cycle | A cycling tripWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) A variety of cycles on rail trail paths across Victoria. East Gippsland Trail – Bruthen to Bairnsdale 60km, Bruthen to Nowa Nowa 54km. Central Gippsland Trail – Stratford to Heyfield 58km. Grand Ridge Trail – Boolarra to Stratford 26km. Bass Coast Trail – Wonthaggi to Kilcunda 32km and walk a section of George Bass Coastal Walk 7km – grade 2. Lilydale to Warburton Trail - Mt Evelyn to Launching Place 45km. Murray to the Mountains Trail – Myrtleford to Everton Station 52km, Myrtleford to Bright 60km. All cycles are on crushed granite (hard dirt) off-road paths suitable for hybrid or mountain bikes only. Accommodation will be at a variety of caravan parks. Own transport required as we will need to drive to some activities. For itinerary and more information contact Adrian Jones. Limit: 16. View

4 Oct, Sun 9:20AM Berowra Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  300m Southern Sydney Branch
Hugh H.
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) Booking essential by email. Please include Member No, Mobile no and emergency contact no.  Berowra walk starts and finishes at Berowra Station. This is different from the usual Berowra walk. Mainly fire trails, bush tracks, creek crossings and some street walking. Includes the Gundah Ridge Track to Berowra Waters. Walk takes about 4 1/2 hours plus breaks. Many wildflowers at this time of the year. Expect to see Waratahs. Steep and Slippery sections.
Location: Berowra Valley NP
Map: Berowra Valley Limit: 10. View

5 Oct, Mon 9:00AM Forest Path
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  50m 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)Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Time to explore the Forest Path and Bola Creek extension.
Location: Royal National Park
Map: Royal National Park Sketch Map Limit: 12. View

5 Oct, Mon 9:05AM Sassafras Ridge
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.(Changed Transport Details) Follow trail next to railway line and then walk Sassafras Ridge and kangaroo ridge. Exit via Sassafras Gully Rd to Springwood. Some off-track. A steep loose section of track. Some rock scrambling. Creek crossings.
Location: Faulconbridge
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 12. View

6 Oct, Tue 9:36AM Doonside, Nurragingy Reserve
Sydney Branch
Theo H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.From Doonside Station we walk via Kareela Reserve to Nurragingy Reserve visiting Colebee Centre and walk around the park. Return to Doonside Station and going home. Limit: 8. View

6 Oct, Tue Griffiths Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked) 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: Barrallier 8929-3N Limit: 14. View

6 Oct, Tue 9:00AM Jibbon Circuit
Grade:2/6 Length 5km  50m 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)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.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.A pleasant loop half-day walk to enjoy the coastal scenery.
Location: Royal National Park
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 12. View

6 Oct, Tue Joadja North NR
Grade:3/6 Length 8.5km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Joadja Nature reserve was created in 2001. The management trail meanders through Eucalypt forest to a rocky lookout giving views over creeks and farmland. Returning to the Wombeyan Caves Rd we cross and walk a little way to another fire trail and lookout towards Wombeyan Caves. This is a lovely lunch place. Rough fire trail and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Wombeyan Caves Rd
Map: Barrington Tops 91331N Limit: 14. View

6 Oct, Tue The Boxvale Track
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  350m Southern Highlands Branch
2038
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked) 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
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 14. View

8 Oct, Thu 9:49AM Engadine to Heathcote
Grade:3/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
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.(NEW!!!) Walk from Engadine Station along fire trails to Heathcote. A few ups and downs. Coffee at Heathcote with train return to Sydney. View

8 Oct, Thu 9:28AM Forest Path, Palona Cave, Palona Falls
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  250m 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.(NEW!!!) A delightful way to see Orchids....Greenhood, Caladenia, Rock Orchids and other wildflowers...Gymea Lilies at eye level, paper daisies and others. Other attractions are Palona Cave and Palona Falls. Steep and slippery sections.
Location: Royal National Park
Map: Royal NP Limit: 10. View

9 Oct, Fri From Itchenstoke to Tootie Creek and back
Grade:5/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark the car at GR 685 943 on Mount Tootie Road. Take a long ridge going east all the way to Tootie Creek at GR 712 932. Walk downstream to GR 713 943, then up a ridge going south west and back to the cars. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP View

9 Oct, Fri 9:30AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 6: Darling Harbour to Rushcutters Bay
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  160m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEssential to RSVP by email. Include your member no, mobile no and emergency contact no. This is a continuation of the series of walks "Crossing the Blue Mountains" and "The Great West Walk". This is video of the GWW walks:GWW 2020. We will walk from Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads in sections. This week we walk from  Darling Harbour to Rushcutters Bay along the water front. View Esther's future walks Observe social distancing. Bring hand sanitizer.
Location: City of Sydney
Map: City of Sydney Limit: 13. View

10 Oct, Sat 7:28AM Otford to Waterfall
Grade:4/6 Length 26km  780m 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.Starting at Otford Station this is the big walk for all lovers of the Royal National Park! On our journey through the southern section of this historic park we will travel along the following tracks, Cliff, Palm Jungle, Coast, Curra Moors, Walumarra, Couranga and Uloola to finish up at Waterfall Station. A wonderful walk through heathlands, rainforests, beaches and clifftops, showcasing the best the Royal has to offer! Lots of steps.
Location: Mount Royal NP
Map: NPWS Royal NP Limit: 15. View

10 Oct, Sat 9:00AM Six Foot Track: Megalong Cemetery to the Coxs River
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  300m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) This is always a delightful walk and to me the best part of the Six Foot Track.
Location: Blackheath Limit: 12. View

11 Oct, Sun 9:00AM Harbour Circle: Part 1 Circular Quay to Greenwich
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  200m 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.Due to popular demand, the Harbour Circle, first posted in 2018, is returning for a second round. This is Part 1 of a 60 km, four-day walk, circling Sydney Harbour with the Sydney Harbour and Gladesville Bridges as its eastern and western points.  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 1 starts from Circular Quay and finishes at Greenwich Wharf. Some slippery sections.
Location: Sydney Harbour
Map: Walking Coastal Sydney Limit: 12. View

11-21 Oct, Sun (08:00AM)-Wed (17:00PM) The Great Ocean Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 100km  2,600m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) Co-leader: Ewan Cain.  We walk 100km from Apollo Bay to The Twelve Apostles of the Great Ocean Walk in Victoria. It would involve driving to Apollo Bay to start walk. Total walking days are 7 . Total nights of accommodation are 10.  This would require 1 night of accommodation between Sydney and Apollo Bay before the walk and 1 night after the walk. We will be staying at Bimbi Park which offers Cabins, on site vans, camping pods, powered and unpowered sites.  If you were considering  staying in a tent, please be aware that the condition of GOW is unpredictable and can be extremely windy.  Transport to start of day walks will involve car shuffles.  Distance of day walks vary between 12 to 18 km but they do not involve difficult terrains and the daily accumulated elevation is no more than 600m. This GOW walk is back to back to a 7 day Grampians walk.  You have the option to extend to the additional full week or to the number of preferred days.  See different posting. When you enquire, please send your walking history and whether you can share your vehicle with others. Self catering. You are free to take rest days, but may have to help with car shuffle. A certificate of completion will be awarded to those who complete the whole 100km. View Esther's future walks Future walk 2 Steep and slippery sections. Very windy condition at times.
Location: Apollo Bay
Map: The Great Ocean Walk Limit: 12. View

12 Oct, Mon 9:22AM Katoomba ramble
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  620m Sydney Branch
(Allan’s Group) Janet R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFirst time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Katoomba Station, Explorers Tree, Norths Lookout, Peckmans and Cahills Lookouts, Golf course, part of Catalina circuit, Katoomba Station. Great views if weather is clear. Please provide all contact details and NPA#. Rough, a few roads.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View

13 Oct, Tue Bundanoon
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Martin M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked) Walks to Erith Coal Mine, Lovers Walk, lookouts. Rough track, some off-track, steep climbs, slippery rocks.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Bundanoon 89281S View

13-18 Oct, Tue-Sun Ulladulla
Grade:3/6 Sydney Branch
Tony T.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Six day walks out from the base at Ulladulla, including Lake Conjola, Sussex Inlet, Berrara Creek, Tianjara Falls, Bendalong and Jervis Bay. Length 5-16km. Cabin accommodation at Ulladulla (from 12th) and car sharing. COVID rules apply to accommodation, car sharing and socialising. Limit: 20. View

14 Oct, Wed 10:00AM Gerringong to Kiama
Grade:3/6 Length 17km  270m Sydney Branch
Bandula 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.(DRAFT - do not publish yet) A nice and easy walk along the coast past several beaches, rolling hills and scenic headlands. Could start the walk with coffee at a café in Gerringong and end up in beautiful Kiama for a beer! We will be passing through a less famous blowhole before reaching the famous Kiama blowhole towards the end of the walk.
Map: Kiama 90281S Limit: 12. View

14 Oct, 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.(Cancelled) 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

16 Oct, Fri Glen Trig
Grade:6/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEarly start. From the Glen Davis Camping Ground, climb to the top of Glen Trig via the canyon route. Return the same way. Stunning views of the Wolgan and Capertee Valleys. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mount Morgan 89311S and Gospers Mountain 89311N View

16 Oct, Fri 9:29AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 7: Rushcutters Bay to Watsons Bay
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  160m 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.Essential to RSVP by email. Include your member no, mobile no and emergency contact no. This is a continuation of the series of walks "Crossing the Blue Mountains" and "The Great West Walk". This is video of the GWW walks:GWW 2020. We will walk from Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads in sections. This week we walk from  Rushcutters Bay to Watsons Bay along the water front. View Esther's future walks Observe social distancing. Bring hand sanitizer.
Location: Watsons Bay
Map: Watsons Bay Limit: 13. View

17 Oct, Sat 7:30AM Pantoneys Crown via Baal Bone Point
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  900m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Rising majestically from the Capertee Valley, Pantoneys Crown is an impressive site from any angle and on this walk via the rugged and spectacular Baal Bone Point we will enjoy the superlative views this mesa affords those who scale its heights. Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S View

18 Oct, Sun 9:05AM Harbour Circle: Part 2 Greenwich to Woolwich
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.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. Walk starts from Greenwich Point 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: Sydney Harbour Limit: 12. View

19 Oct, Mon 9:22AM Castle Head
Grade:3/6 Length 16km  500m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Walk out along Narrowneck Trail to Castle Head. Great view to Ruined Castle and Mt Solitary. Cars and bicylces may be encountered on Narrowneck Trail.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Jamison 89302N Limit: 12. View

20-27 Oct, Tue-Tue Grampians
Grade:3/6 Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(Cancelled) We stay at one place and do 6 and a half days of day walks in the Grampians. Graeme Bradburn will be leading walks with an emphasis on native orchids. This is a back to back walk with GOW (The Great Ocean Walk). GOW is between 11/10/2020 to 20/10/2020. People doing GOW will travel from The Twelve Apostles to Grampians on 20/10. We plan to stay a week in a Holiday Park at Halls Gap where you can choose your own preferred accommodation. Own car transport. View Esther's future walks Steep and slippery sections. Dependent on COVID restrictions relaxing in time, which seems likely. Limit: 10. View

20 Oct, Tue Griffiths Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked) 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: Barrallier 8929-3N Limit: 14. View

20 Oct, Tue Joadja North NR
Grade:3/6 Length 8.5km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
2038
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Joadja Nature reserve was created in 2001. The management trail meanders through Eucalypt forest to a rocky lookout giving views over creeks and farmland. Returning to the Wombeyan Caves Rd we cross and walk a little way to another fire trail and lookout towards Wombeyan Caves. This is a lovely lunch place. Rough fire trail and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Wombeyan Caves Rd
Map: Barrallier 8929-3N Limit: 14. View

20 Oct, Tue The Boxvale Track
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  350m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked) 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
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 14. View

21-26 Oct, Wed-Mon Grampians, Victoria
Grade:3/6 Sydney Branch
James M.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) This is a series of six walking days based at Halls Gap. Walks will include The Sundial Circuit, Grand Canyon, McKenzie Falls, Boronia Peak, The Wonderland Circuit and several others, depending on weather and time. We can take a trip to Great Western to visit Mr.Seppelt and Mr.Best in the event of bad weather. Ararat and Stawell are also within easy driving distance. We plan to stay at the Halls Gap Holiday Park (NRMA discount offered) but you can choose other accommodation. Contact James for a summary of the proposed walks. Six days of Grade 3 walks, various elevations.
Location: Grampians NP Limit: 15. View

23-25 Oct, Fri-Sun Bylong Labyrinth Adventure
Grade:6/6 Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA 3-day pack or base camp walk. Details to be advised. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Growee 89324S and Talooby 89324N View

23 Oct, Fri 10:10AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 8: Watsons Bay to Bondi Beach
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  270m 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.Essential to RSVP by email. Include your member no, mobile no and emergency contact no. This is a continuation of the series of walks "Crossing the Blue Mountains" and "The Great West Walk". This is video of the GWW walks:GWW 2020. We will walk from Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads in sections. This week we walk from Watsons Bay to Bondi Beach. View Esther's future walks Observe social distancing. Bring hand sanitizer.
Location: Watsons Bay
Map: Watsons bay Limit: 13. View

25 Oct, Sun 8:37AM Harbour Circle: Part 3 Huntley point to Balmain East
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.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 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.
Location: Sydney Harbour
Map: Walking Coastal Sydney Limit: 12. View

30 Oct, Fri More of The Labyrinth
Grade:6/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark at Wolgan Road and go through Minotaur Lair to Point Sol. Continue east, then north, exploring high pagodas around the cliff edge. Then walk west to the central spine and have a look at the blind slot at GR 422 233. Head along the spine of the ridge and find a way down to the next level towards west at about GR 420 236. The idea is to explore the next 250 m of pagodas and slots, until 4170 E. Return either via Ariadne Thread or down to Minotaur Lair if there is no time. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S View

31 Oct, Sat Cathedral Cave and Diamond Cavern
Grade:5/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis is a walk in the unprotected part of the Gardens of Stone region, currently threatened by coal mining. We will visit two stunning locations – Cathedral Cave and Diamond Cavern, starting and finishing on a fire trail off Sunnyside Ridge Road. Find out why this area must be protected for future generations. All off-track. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Newnes SF
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

31 Oct, Sat 9:00AM Fairmont Resort – Sublime Point
Grade:5/6 Length 6km  400m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Fairmont Resort - Gladstone Pass - Lindemans Pass - Copeland Pass - Sublime Point. Calling all adventurous walkers! This is an exciting walk which takes in the very scenic Gladstone Pass with its patches of rainforest then onto Lindemans Pass before tackling the steep Copeland Pass with its ascent via a system of ropes which will give us access to Sublime Point. Rock scrambling on ropes and along the base of the escarpment. Slippery in places.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View

31 Oct, Sat 8:30AM Minnamurra River
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Illawarra Branch
Col M.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Paddle from the river mouth past beaches, mangroves and bushland to Swamp Road and return. PFDs compulsory. Must have own kayak and transport. Limit: 16. View

1 Nov, Sun 8:30AM Golden Staircase to Mount Solitary via Ruined Castle
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  950m Southern Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) With fantastic views at Bottings Lookout, from the top of the Ruined Castle, and especially good views from Mt Solitary, this walk is well worth the time invested. Very steep.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 10. View

1 Nov, Sun 9:00AM Harbour Circle: Part 4 Balmain East to Circular Quay
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.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 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. Some slippery sections.
Location: Sydney Harbour Limit: 12. View

1 Nov, Sun Nepal and Bhutan
Southern Sydney Branch
Helena S.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Postponed) Honey gatherers trek eastern Nepal near spectacular Annapurna ranges to view ancient dying tradition of harvesting honeycomb of the giant black bee, the largest bee on our planet, nestled on cliff walls. 15 day trip in November, moderate grade, homestay and tents. Leader will provide itinerary on inquiry. Cultural sensitivity a major prerequisite and a good level of fitness. We will visit World heritage sites in Kathmandu and then fly to Bhutan for a cultural tour 6 days, and climb up to Tigers Nest Monastery... Leader is organising trip with a reputable friend in Nepal who has a company that we have used over the years. Altitude for both Nepal and Bhutan will not be higher than approx 3200 metres. This is an overseas trip and own insurance required. Expressions of interest contact. Limit: 10. View

6 Nov, Fri 9:30AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 9: Bondi Beach to Maroubra Beach
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  200m 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.Essential to RSVP by email. Include your member no, mobile no and emergency contact no. This is a continuation of the series of walks "Crossing the Blue Mountains" and "The Great West Walk". This is video of the GWW walks:GWW 2020. We will walk from Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads in sections. This week we walk from   Bondi Beach to Maroubra Beach. View Esther's future walks Observe social distancing. Bring hand sanitizer.
Location: Maroubra Beach
Map: Maroubra Limit: 13. View

7 Nov, Sat 8:30AM Birrabang Canyon
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  220m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Birrabang Canyon is a perfect canyon for beginners as it involves no abseils and no swims although you will get wet feet. The canyon has some spectacular sections as well as an interesting walk out amongst the pagodas with great views in all directions. Rock scrambling/hopping.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 15. View

7-9 Nov, Sat-Mon Hefrons Hole and beyond
Grade:6/6 Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA 3-day pack or base camp walk. Details to be advised. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Growee 89324S View

7-8 Nov, Sat (09:00AM)-Sun (16:00PM) Part of Six Foot Track
Grade:3/6 Length 20km  300m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longAn easier pack walk in the Megalong Valley along a section of the Six Foot Track. Lovely scenery and a great campsite next to the Cox River. A joy to get out pack walking and camping again!
Location: Blue Mountains Limit: 10. View

8 Nov, Sun 10:00AM Hawkesbury Explorer 1
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  450m Sydney Branch
Ewan C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.11km walking track is near Wisemans Ferry and follows a steep mountain ridge through lush gullies, past clear running creeks in Dharug National Park. This rough track will really get your heart racing with several steep climbs along the way. 11km walking track is an exhilarating challenge for adventure seekers. This beautiful circuit walk goes through a range of dry and wet forest along the valley, and offers some great views. There are plenty of grass trees along the way to add to the scenery and the creek crossings are very picturesque. The side trip to a large Aboriginal engravings site alone is worth the entry price! At this time of the year, there is an abundance of wild flowers. Steep and slippery sections
Location: Dharug NP
Map: Gunderman 91313S Limit: 10. View

9 Nov, Mon 9:22AM Three Sisters
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  500m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked) Walk to Lady Darleys Lookout, Echo Point, the Giant Stairway, Federal Pass and Furber Steps.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 12. View

10-12 Nov, Tue (06:30AM)-Thu (18:00PM) Six Foot Track
Grade:3/6 Length 46km  900m Southern Sydney Branch
Angelo E.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.(Postponed) Expression of interest is sought to pack walk the Six Foot Track in 3 days. We'll take a shuttle to start walk from Jenolan Caves. https://www.alltrails.com/trail/australia/new-south-wales/six-foot-track. Members-only event. Steep sections.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 10. View

11 Nov, 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.(Cancelled) 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

13 Nov, Fri 9:29AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 10: Maroubra Beach to La Perouse
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  160m 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.Essential to RSVP by email. Include your member no, mobile no and emergency contact no. This is a continuation of the series of walks "Crossing the Blue Mountains" and "The Great West Walk". This is video of the GWW walks:GWW 2020. We will walk from Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads in sections. This week we walk from Maroubra Beach to La Perouse. View Esther's future walks Observe social distancing. Bring hand sanitizer.
Location: la perouse Limit: 13. View

14 Nov, Sat 9:00AM Martins Lookout to Blaxland
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  400m 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.(Nearly fully booked) Co-leader: Kevin Cliffe. From the car park, we visit Martins Lookout before descending almost 250 m to Glenbrook Creek. We climb about 250 m to Bunyan Lookout via the challenging Kings Link. Fantastic views at both ends. Then we walk along the challenging Bullant Track to Blaxland. We'll take a side trip to see The Psalm Rock.  The ascent and descent are rather rugged. Video of Martins Lookout to Lost World.   Lost World   Video of Tahmoor Gorge Mermaid Pools     View Esther's future walks Very steep and rugged sections. Creek crossing.
Location: Valley Heights Limit: 10. View

14 Nov, Sat 7:30AM Mt Bouddi – Pretty Beach
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  300m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Mt Bouddi - Maitland Bay - Putty Beach - Hawke Head Trail - Tallow Beach - Box Head - Flannel Flower Track - Pretty Beach. Coastal cruising at its finest with the occasional stop for a swim, photograph opportunity or simply to take in the view. This walk incorporates tracks, fire trails, beaches and maybe a short section of off-track walking.
Location: Bouddi NP
Map: Broken Bay 91301N Limit: 15. View

14-15 Nov, Sat-Sun Provide First Aid Two Day
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.The Provide First Aid course (formerly Apply First Aid or Senior First Aid) has two components: Pre-course learning. The pre-course on-line learning is a compulsory part of the course, and must be completed before you attend the face-to-face day. Theory content can be found on this link. This content will be in the theory assessment on the face-to-face day. A 1 day face-to-face session. The focus of the practical day will be practical skills and assessment and a theory exam. There is no specific teaching of theory content on the face-to-face day – it is assumed all participants will have completed the on-line material. For more information follow this link bushwalkingnsw.org.au/first-aid-training/ View

15 Nov, Sun 9:00AM Hawkesbury Explorer 2
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  450m Sydney Branch
Ewan C.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.We will walk the Convict Trail to Devine Hill, do the Shepherd's Gully circuit and continue to finish the convict circuit. Take into history, views over the Hawkesbury River, swamps, and farms. Plenty of grass trees, wildflowers, turpentine trees, majestic gun trees and sandstone rock formations around. Learn about the convicts and the Old North Road. Lots to enjoy at this beautiful walk. Steep and Rocky bits
Location: Hawkesbury River Limit: 10. View

20 Nov, Fri Green Gully Divide
Grade:5/6 Length 13km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark on the eastern edge of the Little Capertee Creek Camping Ground and make our way up Petries Gully, all the way to the dazzling Rainbow Caves at GR 438 295 and, if time permits, spot height 958. Return via a narrow ridge above Green Gully with breathtaking views onto the Wolgan-Capertee Divide along the way. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S and Mount Morgan 89311S View

20-22 Nov, Fri (15:10PM)-Sun (16:00PM) Newnes weekend away
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  400m Southern Sydney Branch
Bob C.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Date Changed) (Cabins full, car camping available. Contact leader.) Drive to Newnes on Friday afternoon. Share accommodation in the comfy and fully equipped Newnes Cabins. Friday night spotlighting (wombats, possums, roos etc guaranteed). Saturday a decent walk to be announced. Saturday night help celebrate Paul Webster's 70th and sit around the campfire. Sunday smaller walk or explore the ruins. For those not wishing to walk, Newnes is a great place to spend a lazy day. Cost is approx. $100 per person for both nights. Bring a plate to share for each of the evening meals. The limit of 23 will decrease if others non NPA start booking the cabins. Slippery sections.
Map: Newnes Limit: 23. View

21 Nov, Sat Provide first aid in remote situation day 1
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.The St John Ambulance Provide First Aid course covers a broad range of topics to enable participants to confidently manage emergency situations and provide a first aid response to a casualty. It is suitable for both people in workplaces and members of the public who want training in first aid. Provide First Aid courses offered through Scouts NSW, St John’s and Bushwalking NSW cover all the normal content, but with an outdoors slant. The course accredits participants in the HLTAID003 “Provide First Aid” unit of competency. For more information follow this link bushwalkingnsw.org.au/first-aid-training/ View

22 Nov, Sun 10:00AM Hawkesbury Explorer 3
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  350m Sydney Branch
Ewan C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.We will explore the Hawkesbury area. Today we walk Bob Turners Track. We'll see amazing Flannel Flowers on our way down to the pristine Colo River. Steep and slippery sections
Map: Hawkesbury Limit: 12. View

22 Nov, Sun Point Green and Wolgan Falls
Grade:5/6 Length 9km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis is a walk in another spectacular, unprotected part of the Gardens of Stone region, currently under threat. We will visit Point Green and the Wolgan Falls, starting and finishing on Sunnyside Ridge Road. Find out why this area must be protected for future generations. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Newnes SF
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

22 Nov, Sun Provide first aid in remote situation day 1
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.The St John Ambulance Provide First Aid course covers a broad range of topics to enable participants to confidently manage emergency situations and provide a first aid response to a casualty. It is suitable for both people in workplaces and members of the public who want training in first aid. Provide First Aid courses offered through Scouts NSW, St John’s and Bushwalking NSW cover all the normal content, but with an outdoors slant. The course accredits participants in the HLTAID003 “Provide First Aid” unit of competency. For more information follow this link bushwalkingnsw.org.au/first-aid-training/ View

23 Nov, Mon 9:01AM Lawson to Wentworth Falls
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  620m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.This walk cuts across four valleys which are all part of the Blue Mountain Creek catchment. It is part of Bruces Walk. Creek crossings. Steep sections.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 12. View

27 Nov, Fri From Flying Carpet to Michelangelo Cave via Koan Pass
Grade:5/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark one car at GR 423 131 off Glowworm Tunnel Road and another car at GR 415 150. From the second car, descend The Gurgler and visit the Flying Carpet. Walk back underneath the cliff line to Koan Cave, then continue south via Koan Pass and above the cliff line, all the way to Michelangelo Cave. Visit Michaels Chair and re-connect with the first car. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

28 Nov, Sat 8:30AM Long Point Lookout – Shoalhaven River – Badgerys Lookout
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  500m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA walk with 2 impressive lookouts and numerous opportunities to swim and enjoy the mighty Shoalhaven River as we wander downstream within the magnificent Shoalhaven Gorge. This is the perfect walk to welcome in the warmer weather. Rock hopping in parts. Steep climb up Badgerys.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Caoura 1: 25 000 Limit: 15. View

28-29 Nov, Sat-Sun Provide first aid in remote situation days 2-3
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.The St John Ambulance Provide First Aid course covers a broad range of topics to enable participants to confidently manage emergency situations and provide a first aid response to a casualty. It is suitable for both people in workplaces and members of the public who want training in first aid. Provide First Aid courses offered through Scouts NSW, St John’s and Bushwalking NSW cover all the normal content, but with an outdoors slant. The course accredits participants in the HLTAID003 “Provide First Aid” unit of competency. For more information follow this link bushwalkingnsw.org.au/first-aid-training/ View

29 Nov, Sun 9:00AM Jacaranda Walk
Grade:2/6 Length 12km  150m 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.(NEW!!!) It's the time of year when the streets of Sydney turn purple. Limit: 10. View

3-9 Dec, Thu (08:00AM)-Wed (14:00PM) Kosciuszko Pack Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 50km  1,000m 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(Fully Booked) More magic in December with my 9th annual Koscie walk. This year, we pick the best from last year and eliminate the hard bit. So we have one night on Round Mountain fire trail then two lovely nights at both Pretty Plain and then Wheelers Huts. A lovely walk to do with the usual great scenery and the usual lovely Koscie bushland and flowers.
Location: Kosciuszko NP Limit: 15. View

4-6 Dec, Fri-Sun Crooked Falls
Grade:5/6 Length 46km Branch
jcrocker
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long3 day walk in Northern Budawangs. Date to be set depending on park opening, but 4-6 December suggested (flexible). Grade and approx. km: 4/5. 46 km in total - option for using mountain bikes for 14 km.
Day 1. Leave cars at Sassafras parking area on Endrick River fire trail. Walk/ride to Newhaven Gap. Turn off fire trail onto Folly Point walking track and continue to Folly Point then down to Hollands Creek via Watsons Pass. Approx 600 m descent to Hollands Creek. Camp on Hollands Creek.
Day 2. Walk upstream on Hollands Crk, Angel Crk to base of Crooked Falls and return. Same camp on Hollands Crk.
Day 3. Return to cars by same route.
Bring standard overnight camping gear.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Tianjara 89271S, Endrick 89274S, and Corang 89273N View

5 Dec, Sat 7:30AM Caves Beach – Red Ochre Beach
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  300m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCaves Beach - Pinny Beach - The Sharkhole - Catherine Hill Bay - Moonee Beach - Fraser Beach - Red Ochre Beach. When the heat of summer descends there's few places better to cool off than along the coast and on this trip along the littoral zone. We will have time to swim, snorkel, explore and enjoy all the bays, beaches and nooks and crannies of the beautiful Munmorah SRA.
Location: Munmorah SCA
Map: Swansea 92314N and Catherine Hill Bay 92314S View

7-16 Dec, Mon (08:00AM)-Wed (18:00PM) Gondwana Rainforest
Grade:3/6 Sydney Branch
Brian P.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.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.60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Destination NSW! - Gondwana Rainforest. A bush walkers holiday in NSW 🙂 Car-based camping with day walks enjoying fantastic scenery, fauna, flora, swimming and great company! Part one - Location: Gibraltar Range National Park 7-12th(incl.) December, based at Mulligans Campground Map: CANGAI 9338-1N (https://maps.six.nsw.gov.au/etopo.html) Walk a) The Needles 6km G3 Walk b) Lyrebird Rock, Dandahra Falls, Murrumbooee Cascades 12km G3 Walk c) World Heritage Walk (part) ~12km G3 Walk d) Dandahra Crags & Anvil Rock 10km G3 Walk e) Forest Walk 3km G2 Walk f) Tree Fern walk 9km G3 Part two - Location: Washpool National Park 13-16th(incl.) December, based at Bellbird Campground Map: COOMBADJHA 9339-2S (https://maps.six.nsw.gov.au/etopo.html) Walk a) Red Cedars, Cedar Creek Falls (Washpool walk) 10km G3 Walk b) Coachwood Pool (swimming optional) 2km G3 Walk c) Mt Albert 16km G4 Walks may vary depending upon weather & participants. Can't make the whole trip? No problem come and join us for part of the time (by prior arrangement). NPWS campsite booking required & Park entry fees apply (or annual pass). Joint activity with The Bush Club. Contact Brian Piper (email: BrianJPiper@gmail.com or Tel: 0403 192 409) for further information.
Location: Gibraltar Range NP and Washpool NP
Map: Cangai 93381N and Coombadjha 93392S Limit: 12. View

12 Dec, Sat 8:30AM Hat Hill Canyon
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  230m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Hat Hill Canyon consists of 3 distinct sections separated by lovely creek walking and requires no abseils, though there are a few short swims involved. The Canyon is impressive and not very far from Blackheath so easily accessible and is the prefect summer trip which allows you to cool off and escape the heat. Wetsuits are required to do this trip. Rock hopping, scrambling and a few very short (under 20 metre) swims.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 15. View

19 Dec, Sat 9:00AM Shelly Beach picnic, swim, snorkel and optional North Head walk
Grade:1/6 Length 5km  100m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
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)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 becoming an annual event where the opportunity to catch up with friends from the NPA, have a chat, a swim, a snorkel and a short walk to North Head and back. So bring along some yummy food to share, your swimmers, sunscreen etc and suitable clothes for a relaxing walk.
Map: Manly Limit: 15. View

26-31 Dec, Sat (13:00PM)-Thu (09:00AM) Kosciuszko NP
Grade:3/6 Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.(Cancelled) Summer in the high country is a delight with beautiful displays of wildflowers and sulerb walking. We will be based in a very comfortable ski lodge in ensuite rooms with full amenities and DIY catering. This is my most popular trip by far so early bookings are essential. For this trip to go ahead all depends on what plays out over the next 7 months with the current health situation. Payment for the rooms not required until later in the year closer to the arrival date. Rock scrambling on some walks.
Location: Kosciuszko NP
Map: Mt Kosciuszko and Perisher Valley 85252S View

27-31 Dec, Sun (08:30AM)-Thu (13:00PM) Burrungubee river – Island Bend Pondage
Grade:4/6 Length 50km 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(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Burrungubee River - Kidmans Hut - Mawsons Hut - Valentines Falls - The Kerries - Gungarten - Finns River - Island Bend Pondage. Summer in the Snowies is hard to beat with the wildflowers in full bloom, the days generally not too hot and the air is as fresh as it gets. This is a 5 day pack walk with a rest day on day 3 .On this almost complete loop we will enjoy the mountains, frost hollow plains and everything in between! Highlights include a day walk from Mawsons hut down Valentines Falls, a superb wild section of the Finns river, the rugged beauty of the Kerries and much much more. Planning on driving down on Boxing Day. Off-track walking.
Location: Kosciuszko NP
Map: Kalkite Mountain 86253N, Jagungal 85251S, and Geehi Dam 85252N View

29 Dec, Tue Patons Fire Trail
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  150m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Postponed) Patons Fire Trail meanders through forest to a lookout over Bundanoon Creek. Return by the same route. Rough track, steep section, unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Meryla State Forest
Map: Bundanoon 89281S Limit: 14. View

29 Dec, Tue Patons Fire Trail
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  150m Southern Highlands Branch
2038
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Postponed) Patons Fire Trail meanders through forest to a lookout over Bundanoon Creek. Return by the same route. Rough track, steep section, unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Meryla State Forest
Map: Bundanoon 89281S Limit: 14. View

29 Dec, Tue Patons Fire Trail
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  150m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Postponed) Patons Fire Trail meanders through forest to a lookout over Bundanoon Creek. Return by the same route. Rough track, steep section, unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Meryla State Forest
Map: Bundanoon 89281S Limit: 14. View

2 Jan, Sat 8:30AM Waterfall Station – Heathcote Station
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  250m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Waterfall Station - Kangaroo Creek Track - Bottle Forest Track - Engadine Track - Heathcote Station. This is a delightful walk along Kangaroo Creek, all the way down to the junction of Engadine Creek and then back up to Heathcote Station. Along the way I plan to stop for a number of swims depending on the heat of the day so bring your togs with you! Should be a good way to spend a summers day! Bring sunscreen.
Location: Royal NP
Map: NPWS Royal NP View

3-8 Jan, Sun-Fri Wheelers Hut – Kiandra
Grade:4/6 Length 70km Sydney Branch
Greg L.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longExtended 6-day pack walk, medium-hard, big climbs, approx. 70 km plus side trips, on and off-tracks. Tooma Rd - Wheelers Hut - Derschkos Hut - Mackeys Hut - Brooks Hut - Tabletop Mt - Kiandra. A hard but rewarding and interesting walk. Visit old goldfields, climb Mt Jagungal, walk on tracks as well as off tracks in unique alpine country.
Location: Kosciuszko NP Limit: 10. View

9 Jan, Sat 10:04PM Roseville Bridge to Artarmon Station
Grade:3/6 Length 20km  300m Southern Sydney Branch
Angelo E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Cancelled) From Roseville Bridge we follow the coastline, circumnavigating Castle Cove, Fig Tree Cove to Sugarloaf Creek, Castlecrag through Parapet Passing, following Sailors Bay Creek towards the Knolls. We will walk around the coast past Northbridge to Willoughby Bay. From Tunks Park to Flat Rock Gully we will head to Artarmon Station. Bush tracks and sealed pathways and undulating terrain. Limit: 10. View

9 Jan, Sat 8:30AM Wollangambe Canyon lilo
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  320m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).(NEW!!!) Liloing down through the stunning Wollangambe Canyon is one of summer's ultimate pleasures and I plan to check out a couple of interesting side canyons along the way too! So bring your lilo, sunnies, waterproof camera or phone and join me for this hedonistic day out in the wilderness. Some rock scrambling involved on the climb out. Deep water so must be able to swim or bring a life jacket. Wetsuits highly recommended.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Wollangambe and Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 15. View

16 Jan, Sat 8:30AM Minnamurra – Bombo headland – Kiama
Grade:2/6 Length 12km  120m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
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)Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Summer is here and the coast is calling! Expect at least 3 swims along the way at very different locations as well as the dramatic scenery of the Bombo Headland with its colonies of seabirds and ancient columnar jointing, no less!
Location: Kiama Coast Limit: 15. View

23-26 Jan, Sat (09:00AM)-Tue (14:30PM) Kowmung
Grade:4/6 Length 38km  900m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longMegalith Ridge - Kowmung River - Morong Deep - Rudders Rift - Hatchers Hollow - Sombre Dome - Uni Rover Trail. Quite simply, this will be one of the finest wilderness walks you can ever do in our wonderful state! Within the Kanangra Boyd National Park lies the untamed Kowmung River and on this walk, we will explore the many diverse landscapes it flows through as it makes its way down towards its junction with the Coxs River. Some of the highlights include the incredibly beautiful Morong Deep, a place of Olympic sized pools, multiple cascades and pink granite formations, Rudders Rift and the 5-star campsite of Hatchers Hollow with its hectares of grassy expanse and the possibility of spotting a platypus. Our ascent will take us via Sombre Dome, an impressive peak with expansive views and the well known Uni Rover Trail back to the cars. Rock scrambling, and offtrack walking.
Location: Kanangra-Boyd NP
Map: Kanangra 89303S, Gurnang 88291N, and Yerranderie 89294N View

7 Mar, Sun 9:10AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 15: Wattamolla to Bundeena
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  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.Always wanted to do the Coast Track but 28 km and 900 m elevation in one day is not your cup of tea? This is your chance to do it in 3 sections with public transport option. Catch the 8am shuttle from Sutherland Station to Wattamolla. Fare is $9. Walk to Bundeena to catch ferry back to Cronulla. This is roughly the route: https://www.alltrails.com/explore/map/wattamola-to-bundeena-fdff71f Steep and slippery sections
Location: Royal NP
Map: Royal NP Limit: 12. View

14 Mar, Sun 9:10AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 16: Wattamolla to Garie Beach
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.Always wanted to do the Coast Track but 28 km and 900 m elevation in one day is not your cup of tea? This is your chance to do it in 3 sections with public transport option. Catch the 8am shuttle from Sutherland Station to Wattamolla, arriving 9:10am. Walk to Garie Beach and catch the shuttle at 1:40 pm back to Sutherland.  Day Fare is $15.   This is roughly the walking route: https://www.alltrails.com/explore/map/wattamola-to-bundeena-ab88b15 Steep and slippery sections
Location: Royal NP
Map: Royal National Park Sketch Map Limit: 12. View

21-26 Mar, Sun-Fri Western Snowy Mountains 2021
Grade:3/6 Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) It’s the 22nd anniversary for this trip and it will be a trip like no other given the situation in Kosciuszko NP and surrounds. Some of the regular walks have been heavily impacted by fire, some Snowy huts and other infrastructure destroyed but others not, so we’ll need to carefully select which areas to visit. Importantly we will have the opportunity to survey and learn what’s happening with the recovery of the landscape by then while offering support to the impacted communities of the region. Base at caravan park with camping, powered site or cabin options. Joint trip with Illawarra Ramblers, combined limit applies. Contact leader for more trip detail. Limit: 16. View

28 Mar, Sun 8:55AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 17 Garrie Beach to Otford
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  450m 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.(NEW!!!) Always wanted to do the Coast Track but 28 km and 900 m elevation in one day is not your cup of tea? This is your chance to do it in 3 sections with public transport option. Garie Beach to Otford. Catch the shuttle from Sutherland at 8am, arriving Garie Beach at 8:55. Walk to Otford to catch train at 1:15pm or 3:15 depending on pace of group. This is roughly the route. https://www.alltrails.com/explore/map/wattamola-to-bundeena-243f6a5 Steep and slippery sections.
Location: Otford
Map: Royal NP Limit: 12. View

9 May, Sun 8:15AM Great North Walk: Wondabyne to Mooney Mooney
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  480m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.(Date Changed) Joint leader, Sheila Walker. The Great North Walk is a 250 km walk from Sydney to Newcastle along bush tracks. The Sydney to Wondabyne walks were completed in 2019. This section is from the Wondabyne Station to the Old Moony Mooney Bridge. There will be a car shuttle between Hawkesbury River Station and the Old Mooney Mooney Bridge (30 mins 26 km), and participants must come in a car with no more than the driver and 1 passenger. The walk will start at Wondabyne Station after a train ride from Hawkesbury River Station. Rough track, rocks and slippery sections, unfences cliffs.
Location: Brisbane Water NP
Map: Brisbane Waters National Park Limit: 20. View

14-21 May, Fri (18:00PM)-Fri (17:00PM) Great North Walk: Mooney Mooney to Newcastle
Grade:4/6 Length 150km Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.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) Joint leader, Sheila Walker (sheila.walker08@gmail.com). The Great North Walk is a 250 km walk from Sydney to Newcastle along bush tracks. The Sydney to Wondabyne walks were completed in 2019. Section 1 from Wondabyne is on 9 May 2021. Sections 2 to 8 will be continuous day walks from Saturday, 15 May to Friday, 21 May 2021 staying overnight en-route; glamping for 2 to 4 nights, possibly staying at a cabin site for 2 nights, in a pub/hotel for 2 nights and at a caravan park for 1 night. To start the walk, all walkers will assemble at Noonaweena glamping site by nightfall on Friday, 14 May for an early start on Saturday, 15 May. Car shuffles will be required for all sections and participants will need to come in a car with no more than 1 other participant. Daily walks range from 11 km to 20 km and the walk rating are 3 and 4. Rough track, steep, rough, rocky and slippery sections, fallen trees and unfenced cliffs.
Location: Brisbane Water NP and Watagans NP Limit: 16. View

23 May, Sun 9:00AM Great North Walk: Warners Bay to Queens Wharf, Newcastle
Grade:3/6 Length 18km  300m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Date Changed) Joint leader, Sheila Walker. The Great North Walk is a 250 km walk from Sydney to Newcastle along bush tracks. This is the final section of the walk ending at Newcastle and a celebratory beer at the pub.
Location: Newcastle
Map: Newcastle 92322S Limit: 20. View

11-22 Jul, Sun (08:00AM)-Thu (16:00PM) Thorsbourne Trail
Grade:3/6 Length 32km  400m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.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.(Date Changed) A lovely pack walk on the Thorsbourne Trail on Hinchinbrook Island in Queensland. This is one of Queensland’s Great Walks and is a wonderful mixture of rainforest and beaches. Some great campsites; some nice swimming holes; mostly short days; with at least one 2-night stop, all make this a really terrific walk. There is great demand for the limited walk permits at this time of the year so we need to book close to the possible one-year in advance. Seven days (6 nights) of actual walking. A day of snorkeling on the reef prior to the walk is also planned.
Location: Hinchinbrook Limit: 8. View

22 Aug, Sun 9:30AM Mermaid Pool and Tahmoor Gorge
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  400m 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.Due to popular demand, this popular walk is to be repeated. To be led by Mike McLeod of Southern Highland Branch. A circuit rugged walk (rather rocky) along the Bargo River and Tahmoor Gorge. We will do it slowly to take in and take photos of the beauty of the walk. Highlights: fantastic views, Mermaid Pools. Waterfalls. wallaby, birds, majestic gum trees, wildflowers galore. Some very steep and slippery parts.Video of 2020 Tahmoor Gorge Mermaid Pools Several creek crossings. Limit: 10. View

19 Sep, Sun 10:16AM Crossing the Blue Mountains anniversary walk
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  450m 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.(NEW!!!) Leader: Allan Porter. To mark the anniversary of "Crossing the Blue Mountains 2020", we will do the "Magical Wentworth Falls to Lawson via Bruces Walk" again. Begin with the Maple trees lined streets of beautiful Wentworth Falls. It’s a memorable walk with wildflowers galore (Waratahs, Bearded Orchids, Sun orchids, Caladenia, greenhoods) waterfalls, caves, gum forests, sassafras’s forests, birdlife and majestic views. This walk is not for you if you don’t like creek crossings (5), steep climbs and vertical ladders (4). Steep and slippery sections, slides and rock scrambling.
Location: Wentworth Falls Limit: 15. View

26 Sep, Sun 10:02AM Submarine Rock…Centre of the Universe
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  300m 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.(NEW!!!) An opportunity to be in the middle of wilderness.... Actually the "Centre of Universe" "994" to see the Submarine Rock, the  Wollangambe River and pagodas, without having have to tackle difficult or dangerous tracks. At this time of the year, there will be abundant display of wildflowers, including waratahs, orchids and the not easily found Pterostylis tunstallii. Steep and slippery sections, obstacles.
Location: Bell
Map: Wollangambe Limit: 10. View

11 Nov, Thu 7:00AM Evans Lookout and Govetts Leap
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  450m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(DRAFT - do not publish yet) From Katoomba Station take bus to Evans Lookout Road, walk to Evans Lookout and Govetts Leap, Horseshoe Falls, Boyds Beach etc and Blackheath Station. Steep and slippery sections.
Location: Blackheath Limit: 10. View

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