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|1 May, Sat||Cronulla to Fox Studios|
|62 km return, starting from Sharkies, Cronulla to Fox Studios and return. A flat and easy ride with mainly bike paths and bike lanes, some quiet roads. Lunch at Fox Studios Markets or BYO and a chance to look at the market stalls. Limited numbers, must contact leader. No helmet no go! View|
|1 May, Sat 8:31AM||Firefly Point via Galaxies Gully|
|A fascinating walk full of pagodas to climb, overhangs and gullies to investigate and all within a short distance of Newnes. Lots of possibilities for exploring so a sense of adventure is a requisite! I've graded this walk a 5 due to the off-track nature and because of the rock scrambling. Rock scrambling/off-track walking.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S and Mount Morgan 89311S View
|1 May, Sat||Meadowbank to Cabarita|
|(NEW!!!) Moderate pace. Meadowbank to Cabarita Wharf via John Whitton pedestrian bridge, Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway, Yaralla House, Dame Eadith Walker Estate, rose garden, private driveway to Nullawarra Road, Majors Bay Reserve, Breakfast Point. Break off points. River views. Reserves. A little street walking. Ups and downs. Mostly on formed paths. Some rough surface tracks which could be slippery if wet. Limit: 12. View|
|2 May, Sun 7:45AM||Great North Walk: Wondabyne to Mooney Mooney|
|(Fully Booked) 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 (45 mins return), 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, steep and slippery sections, creek crossings
Location: Brisbane Water NP
Map: Brisbane Waters National Park Limit: 20. View
|2 May, Sun||Lawson to Wentworth Falls|
|Lots of steep sections along this route negotiating four valleys. Part of the old Bruce’s walk with creek crossings and eroded tracks in places. Relaxed pace. Loose rocks and gravel, creek crossings, slippery sections.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S View
|2 May, Sun 9:52AM||Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 23|
|Co-Leader: Bob Rankin. Part of the Great South Coast Walk (http://greatsouthcoastwalk.net/) a long-distance walking route along the southern coastline of New South Wales, from Bundeena on the southern fringe of Sydney, to Mallacoota, just over the border in Victoria, 660 km in total. As part of Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads, we will walk from Austinmer to Fairy Meadow, mostly along the coastal cycleway. Limit: 12. View|
|3 May, Mon 8:50AM||Sassafras Ridge|
|(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Follow trail next to railway line and then walk Sassafras Ridge and Kangaroo Ridge. Exit via Sassafras Gully Rd to Springwood. Some off-track. Some steep loose track. Some rock scrambling. Creek crossings.
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 16. View
|4 May, Tue 9:30AM||Mt Murray to bottom of Macquarie Pass|
|Grade:4/6||Length||8km||300m||Southern Highlands Branch|
|(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) 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. Hazards: Steep, rough, uneven ground, overgrown tracks, tree fall, often off track. Illawarra Highway is crossed a number of times.
Location: Macquarie Pass National Park
Map: Robertson 9028-4N Limit: 20. View
|4 May, Tue||Warrimoo to Springwood|
|From Station follow roads to Florabella Pass. Descend to cross Glenbrook Creek and ascend the Bullant Track. Meet the St Helena Fire Trail and visit the Lost World and Bunyan Lookouts. Descend the Kings Link Track crossing Glenbrook Creek again. Ascend to Springwood visiting Perch Ponds, Martins and Magdala Falls along the way. Relaxed pace. Cliff edges, creek crossings, loose rocks and slippery conditions.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Springwood 90304S View
|6 May, Thu||Asgard Swamp and surrounds|
|A pleasant scenic walk to Asgard Swamp, Thor Head, historic kiln and Asgard Lookout. Spectacular views throughout. Cars required, leader will arrange transport from Blackheath Station. Cliff edges, loose rocks and slippery conditions.
Location: Blue Mountains NP View
|7-14 May, Fri (18:00PM)-Fri (17:00PM)||Great North Walk: Mooney Mooney to Newcastle|
|(Fully Booked) Joint leader, Sheila Walker (email@example.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 2 May 2021. Sections 2 to 8 will be continuous day walks from Saturday, 08 May to Friday, 14 May 2021 staying overnight en-route; at farm stay 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 Misty Mountain Farm Stay site by nightfall on Friday, 07 May for an early start on Saturday, 08 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, creek crossings, fallen trees and unfenced cliffs.
Location: Brisbane Water NP and Watagans NP Limit: 16. View
|7 May, Fri 9:45AM||Neighbourhood walk No 16: Harold Reid and North Arm Walking Track|
|Leader will be Jeff Carey. The "neighbourhood series" will be led by walkers who live in the vicinity of where they live. Today we explore Harold Reid and North Arm Walking Track Castle Crag. This circuit takes walkers through the waterfront bushland of Middle Harbour. Expect fantastic views, diverse plant communities, wildflowers, and lots of birds. https://www.willoughby.nsw.gov.au/files/sharedassets/public/ecm/willoughby-council-website/info-sheets/info-sheets/1-harold_reid_reserve_-_walking_track_brochure.pdf https://www.willoughby.nsw.gov.au/files/sharedassets/public/ecm/willoughby-council-website/info-sheets/info-sheets/1-north_arm_reserve_-_walking_track_brochure.pdf Optional lunch at a Orchard Tavern at Chatswood. Please state if you will have pub lunch because we'll make a booking. Steep and slippery sections. Limit: 12. View|
|8 May, Sat 8:30AM||Baal Bone Ridge exploration|
|Between Ball Bone Point and Baal Bone Gap is a ridge full of fantastic rock formations many of which resemble animals, a boot and well anything your imagination can conjure up! On this walk I intend to photograph and seek out as many of these formations as possible in a leisurely pace. However there might be some tape work involved so be prepared for off-track walking as we explore this marvellous area. Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S View
|8 May, Sat 9:31AM||Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 19 Wattamolla to Garie Beach|
|(Date Changed) Leader Kevin Cliffe. Part of the Great South Coast Walk (http://greatsouthcoastwalk.net/) a long-distance walking route along the southern coastline of New South Wales, from Bundeena on the southern fringe of Sydney, to Mallacoota, just over the border in Victoria, 660km in total.
Today we walk from Wattamolla to Garie Beach. 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 9:15 am. Walk to Garie Beach and catch the shuttle at 2:00 pm back to Sutherland. Day fare is $18. Ask leader for payment details for group booking.
to Shoalhavens Steep and slippery sections.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Royal National Park Sketch Map Limit: 12. View
|9 May, Sun 8:30AM||Forest Walk|
|Starting at Maddens Plains, walk on tracks through a variety of forests to lunch overlooking Stanwell Park and return. Coastal and escarpment views.
Location: Illawarra Escarpment Limit: 16. View
|10 May, Mon 9:22AM||Ruined Castle|
|Scenic World bus stop to Furber Steps. Walk the Federal Pass to Ruined Castle. Then return same way. Plenty of steps. Steep, rough sections. Some optional rock scrambling.
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Jamison 89302N Limit: 16. View
|11 May, Tue 9:45AM||Cycle four tidal canals and one greenway|
|Cycle 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, approximately 35 kms return. Starting and finishing at Wolli Creek Railway Station, returning approx. 3:30pm. Bring water, sunscreen, morning tea. Lunch at local Thai Restaurant in Newtown or BYO. Meeting 9:45am for a 10am start, must contact leader. Limited numbers. No helmet no go! View|
|11 May, Tue||Stanwell Park to Waterfall|
|Follow a gradual descent from Stanwell Park Station. Ascend a steep track to Bald Hill, Stanwell Tops. Follow Coast Track to Burning Palms then ascend the Burgh Track to meet Bolo Ridge. Follow ridge sometimes on a faint track to meet Lady Carrington Drive. Follow Forest Island, Couranda and Uloola Tracks to Waterfall Station. Creek crossings, slippery with loose rocky sections.
Location: Royal NP View
|14 May, Fri 9:30AM||Neighbourhood Walk No 17 : Thornleigh to Hornsby|
|Leader will be Brad Sichter. Today we will walk from Thornleigh to Hornsby. Starting at Thornleigh Station with a little local history, we will head west along the Great North Walk before diverting through Westleigh and then returning to the bush again on our way to Lisgar Gardens. Lisgar Gardens is a wonderful, secret garden hidden in the back streets of Hornsby. Spread across 6 acres, the garden packs a lot in with a little bit of something for everyone. Lisgar Gardens are famous for their Camellias. There are around ninety varieties in the garden. Some steep and slippery sections, steep staircases and elevation changes. steep staircase
Location: Thornleigh Limit: 12. View
|15 May, Sat 8:30AM||Traverse of the Gods|
|Back by popular demand, The traverse of the Gods is a spectacular walk which follows a narrow ledge along Banks Wall, allowing the adventurous participant superb views of the Grose Valley and beyond. Rock scrambling and some off-track walking.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N View
|16 May, Sun 10:25AM||Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 4|
|(Nearly fully booked) We walk from Katoomba to Leura via Prince Henry Cliff Walk. Never-ending view of Mount Solitary and The Three sisters. We’ll visit many scenic points including Lady Darley Lookout, Kedumba View, Echo Point, Minnamurra Lookout, Honeymoon Lookout, Bridal Veil View, Leura Cascades, Olympian Rock and Gordon Falls Lookout. Steep and slipppery sections. Gortex boots an advantage. Walk will be cancelled in severe weather warning, bush fire warning or park closure. Please check your mailbox the night before to make sure walk is still on.
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 12. View
|16 May, Sun 5:00AM||Great North Walk: Warners Bay to Queens Wharf, Newcastle|
|(Fully Booked) 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.
Steep and slippery sections, creek crossings
Map: Newcastle 92322S Limit: 20. View
|17-23 May, Mon-Sun||Annual bush regeneration camp|
|Mid North Coast Branch|
|Many hands needed for the annual bush regeneration camp based at beautiful Kylies Beach (near Laurieton). This year’s focus will be on rehabilitation of fire-affected areas. Contact Sue for full details.
Location: Kylies Beach View
|17 May, Mon 9:22AM||Catalina Raceway|
|Walk around the old racing track and the newer Gully Walk. Then follow Kedumba River down through The Gully. Visit Katoomba Cascades, Reids Plateau and Round Walk with a side track to the base of the first drop of Katoomba Falls. Clay surfaces can be slippery if wet. Steep sections.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 16. View
|18 May, Tue 7:00PM||Bushwalking NSW quarterly General Meeting|
|All affiliated club members are welcome to attend Bushwalking NSW quarterly General Meetings at Redfern Town Hall, 73 Pitt Street, Redfern, Sydney – just 7 minutes from the station, and/or online, to learn about bushwalking, share their ideas, and represent the interests of their club. During Covid-19, meetings are held online. Contact us to register for online meetings and receive the video link. View|
|18 May, Tue 1:02AM||Heathcote Station circuit walk|
|Length||16km||360m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|(NEW!!!) Lovely circuit walk from Heathcote Station to Heathcote Station. We shall go along Uloola Falls Track, then onto Karloo Pool and small off-track section along Kangaroo Creek up Bottle Forest Trail back to Heathcote Station. Moderate pace. Contact leader. Creek crossings, slippery surfaces.
Map: Royal NP Limit: 10. View
|19 May, Wed 1:00AM||Winmalee circuit via Grose Head South|
|Train to Springwood and bus to start of the walk at Winmalee. From bus stand walk along White Cross Road to the start of the Shaws Ridge Trail, then Bees Nest Hill and Springwood Ridge Trail to Grose Head South Lookout (possibly continue on to Grose Head South) and back along Blue Gum Swamp Track and White Cross Road to Winmalee. Return to Springwood Station by bus. Slippery and muddy sections, creek crossings. Limit: 15. View|
|20 May, Thu||Malabar Circuit via Maroubra|
|(DRAFT - do not publish yet) Coastal walk via Bora and Magic Points along on which will be found epic sandstone cliffs, seasonal whale watching opportunities and swimming spots.
Return is via the Western Escarpment track through native heath with coastal views, birdlife and wildflowers. Medium pace.
Many steps and some rocky sections on tracks which have been somewhat eroded with recent rain.
Location: Malabar Headland NP Limit: 12. View
|20 May, Thu 9:30AM||Minnamurra to Kiama coastal walk|
|A coastal walk, including beaches and rock platforms, from Minnamurra to Kiama, via Bombo Headland for some whale watching and then onto Kiama Blowhole. Cliff edges, rock surfaces. Limit: 10. View|
|21 May, Fri 10:15AM||Neighbourhood walk: Mt Penang Gardens, sculptures and cascading waterways|
|Co-leader: Elena Mazur
Opened in November 2003, Mt Penang Gardens is considered an enduring and radical contribution to public garden design in Australia. Its distinctive design by Anton James sets it apart from the traditional botanical garden. His garden within a garden produces an understated landscape that is less manicured and in a constant state of being. It continues to evolve today. Leader will be Elena Mazur
12 unique garden rooms, sculptures and cascading waterways.
Location: Kariong Limit: 12. View
|22 May, Sat 8:00AM||Lockleys Pylon – Blue Gum Forest – Perrys Lookdown|
|Well one of the classic walks is back on the table and there's no better time to do this challenging trip than in the cooler months when the air is fresh and clear and the views seem to last forever! I'm itching to see what the Grose Valley looks like at Blue Gum forest as well as in what condition, these 2 famous connecting tracks are in, so come and join me for what should be a wonderful walk. Steep descent and ascent and possibly loose rocks.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 15. View
|22 May, Sat||Witches Watch, Hecates Cauldron and Tara Point|
|Park the vehicles at around GR 306 175 on the branch road off the Bicentennial National Trail. Follow the Great Dividing Range north to Gordian Knot and then to Witches Watch, a spectacular lookout above Hecates Cauldron. From here, descend into the Cauldron and explore it underneath the cliff lines and also above, amidst “the bubbles”. Visit the Tower of Hope and other attractions. Descend into the headwaters of Baal Bone Creek, cross the valley and climb up through Tara Slot onto Tara Point. More amazing views. From here, move up to the ridge and re-connect with the vehicles. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Ben Bullen SF
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S and Cullen Bullen 89313N View
|23 May, Sun 10:14AM||Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 24|
|(Nearly fully booked) Fairy Meadow to Port Kembla North. Part of the Great South Coast Walk (http://greatsouthcoastwalk.net/) a long-distance walking route along the southern coastline of New South Wales, from Bundeena on the southern fringe of Sydney, to Mallacoota, just over the border in Victoria, 660km in total. Limit: 12. View|
|26 May, Wed||Cowan to Berowra|
|(Postponed) Part of the Great North Walk. Starting at Cowan Station, walk down to Berowra Creek, walk along the creek to Berowra Waters, and then walk up the Berkley Fire trail to Berowra Station. Steep and slippery sections, creek crossings.
Location: Berowra Valley NP Limit: 15. View
|28 May, Fri 9:28PM||Bruces Walk|
|(NEW!!!) From Medlow Bath walk roads and trails to Katoomba Airport. Steep down and up to cross Katoomba Creek. Govetts Creek and Wentworth Creek also have to be crossed. Steep loose trail in places. Creek crossings.
Location: Medlow Bath
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 12. View
|28 May, Fri 9:30AM||Neighbourhood walk: Thornleigh to Eastwood|
|(SWAG) Ewan C.|
|Walk from Thornleigh to Eastwood via Thornleigh Park, The Great North Walk and Terry Creek Track. Optional Lunch at Korean or Japanese Restaurant. Creek crossing...may get wet feet.
Map: Lane Cover River Park Limit: 12. View
|29 May, Sat 8:00AM||Sunnyside Point, Wolgan Pinnacle and Endorphin Point|
|This is a spectacular region within the Ben Bullen State forest that needs protection and should be included within the Gardens of Stone National Park. Expect superb wild country with the highlights being the rugged Sunnyside Point and the nearby Wolgan Pinnacle, both worth the effort of getting to! Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Ben Bullen SF
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View
|30 May, Sun||Audley Circuit|
|A traverse of the Audley precinct of the Royal NP – Loftus, Temptation Ck, Bungoona Lookout, Audley, Head of Navigation then finishing at Engadine. Joint walk with our friends from Bushwalk the ‘Gong – combined limit applies.
Location: Royal NP
Map: NPWS Royal NP Limit: 15. View
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