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1 May, Sat 8:31AM Firefly Point via Galaxies Gully
Grade:5/6 Length 11km  750m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA 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

2 May, Sun 7:45AM Great North Walk: Wondabyne to Mooney Mooney
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  420m 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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) 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
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  620m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) 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
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  100m Illawarra Branch
Helen 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) 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, 660km 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
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  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.(NEW!!!) 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.
Location: Faulconbridge
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 16. View

4 May, Tue Warrimoo to Springwood
Grade:3/6 Length 18km  600m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) 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
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  400m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) 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
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) 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 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 10:02AM Neighbourhood walk
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThe "neighbourhood series" will be led by walkers who live in the vicinity of where they live. Today we explore Castle Crag, starting from Sugarloaf Crescent. Leader will be Jeff Carey. Limit: 12. View

8 May, Sat 8:30AM Baal Bone Ridge exploration
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  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.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.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

9 May, Sun 8:30AM Forest Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  200m Illawarra Branch
Col M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(NEW!!!) 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
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  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.(NEW!!!) 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.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Jamison 89302N Limit: 16. View

11 May, Tue Stanwell Park to Waterfall
Grade:3/6 Length 20km  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.(NEW!!!) 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 9:36AM Neighbourhood walk
Grade:2/6 Length 6km  150m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.The "neighbourhood series" will be led by walkers who live in the vicinity of where they live. Today we explore Birdwood Gully at Springwood. Leader will be Denise Mort. Limit: 12. View

15 May, Sat 8:30AM Traverse of the Gods
Grade:4/6 Length 9km  300m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) 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 5:00AM 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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) 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
Location: Newcastle
Map: Newcastle 92322S Limit: 20. View

17 May, Mon 9:22AM Catalina Raceway
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  350m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Walk 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.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 16. View

18 May, Tue 7:00PM Bushwalking NSW quarterly General Meeting
Branch
Bushwalking NSW
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.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

20 May, Thu 9:30AM Minnamurra to Kiama coastal walk
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  400m Illawarra Branch
Margaret 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)Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.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
Grade:1/6 Length 8km  100m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
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.https://www.mtpenangparklands.nsw.gov.au/Mt-Penang-Gardens 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 Witches Watch, Hecates Cauldron and Tara Point
Grade:5/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) 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
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  100m Illawarra Branch
Col M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(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

28 May, Fri 10:02AM Neighbourhood Walk Darrie Track
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  180m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Co-leader : Heather Lakiss. The Darri Track winds through picturesque remnants of bush and eventually joins the Warrimoo Track in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Along the way you can experience many of the features of classic Sydney sandstone bushland, including the She-oak and the Sydney Red Gum.View Esther's future walks Social distancing, mask, sanitizer. Limit: 12. View

30 May, Sun Audley Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  450m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA 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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