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1 Sep, Fri 9:01AM Bedford Creek Pools
Grade:4/6 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!!!) Visit Rocky Towers Lookout and Pyramid Falls. Then explore Bedford, Lester and Willawong Pools on Bedford Creek. Rock scrambling and creek crossings.
Location: Hazelbrook
Map: Katoomba Limit: 15. View

2 Sep, Sat 10:00AM Eccleston Du Faur – A man of vision
Length 0km Branch
Janine K.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Educational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Eccleston Du Faur was an important figure in late 19th Century Sydney. Many of his legacies - Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, the Art Gallery of NSW, the Grose Valley, Mount Wilson are something Sydneysiders are indebted to. Discover how this public servant, scholar, scientist, conservationist and patron of the arts was driven by a vision that saw nature as art and art in nature. How is this vision relevant today? Tutor: Janine Kitson. View

2 Sep, Sat 8:20AM Snow Gum Flora Reserve
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  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.Return to The Lost City. I've explored part of this wonderful region of dissected pagodas before, and on this trip we'll go deeper into the western section of the Lost City, checking out the various nooks and crannies of this fascinating but unfortunately unprotected area. Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Newnes State Forest
Map: Lithgow 89313S Limit: 15. View

2 Sep, Sat 9:33AM Sphinx to Ku-ring-gai Chase
Grade:2/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Margery W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Fire trail, wildflowers (maybe waratahs), ups & downs. Bus return to Turramurra, train to city.
Location: Ku-ring-gai Chase NP View

3 Sep, Sun 10:00AM Bulli Grevillea Park
Grade:1/6 Length 2km Illawarra Branch
Pam R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace. $5 entry fee. View

3 Sep, Sun 9:00AM Burrill To Tabourie
Grade:3/6 Length 10km Milton Branch
Kevin R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk from Lions Park at Burrill to the Aboriginal Rock shelter before heading south along Wairo Beach to Tabourie for lunch. Then visit the Tabourie Museum ($2.50 entry fee) with the possibility of a little quiz before rejoining the cars at car park on the southern side of the lake.
Map: Tabourie 89272S View

4-7 Sep, Mon-Thu Emu Plains to Katoomba
Grade:3/6 Length 0km Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Camp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFour day camping and hotel trip with vehicle support. From Emu Plains Station to the top of the Golden Stairs, Narrow neck, Katoomba. Two nights camping and one night hotel accommodation. Day 1 - Emu Plains to Glenbrook, overnight camp. Day 2 - Glenbrook to Woodford, overnight camp. Day 3 - Woodford to Wentworth Falls, hotel accommodation. Day 4 - Wentworth Falls to Katoomba. Cliff edges, river crossings, loose rocks and slippery sections. One section off-track, about 1 to 2 hours.
Location: Blue Mountains NP View

4 Sep, Mon 9:55AM Rienits Pass
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  300m Sydney Branch
(Mal’s Group) Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Pulpit Rock, Bushrangers Cave, Little Zig Zag, Rienits Pass. Witches Glen, Mt Piddington. Old track, poorly maintained.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mount Wilson and Hartley Limit: 20. View

4-14 Sep, Mon-Thu The Grampians, Victoria
Grade:6/6 Length 11km Sydney Branch
Tony T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCamp | a trip that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Day walks for ten days in the Grampians, including The Pinnacle, Sundial Turntable, The Balconies, Beehive Falls & Briggs Bluff, Mount Difficult, Boronia Peak, Mackenzie Falls, Mt Rosea and others. Cabin accommodation at Halls Gap. Walking in the Grampians includes steep and slippery tracks and rough surfaces. 6-11km per day. Walk grades 2-4/6. Limit: 20. View

5 Sep, Tue 10:23AM Joseph Banks Native Plants Reserve, Kareela
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
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.Streets, paths, ups & downs, steps, hopefully lots of wildflowers blooming. Bus return to Miranda, train to city.
Location: Southern Sydney View

5 Sep, Tue 10:12AM Lake Macquarie
Grade:2/6 Length 12km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk to Toronto beside the lake, fire trails and bushtracks, reserves, streets. At finish a bus to Fassifern Station. Moderate pace. Short steep sections and steps, some rough tracks. View

5 Sep, Tue Milsons Point to Wollstonecraft
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Southern Highlands Branch
Sue Ann M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity. Limit: 12. View

6 Sep, Wed 9:00AM Florance Head with Landcare
Grade:2/6 Length 8km Milton Branch
Sue T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Walk is mainly on track with a few diversions through scrub to points of interest. This walk will be accompanied by local Landcare specialists who will identify the local flora. Coffee afterwards.
Map: Milton 89272N View

6 Sep, Wed 10:10AM Rydalmere to Parramatta
Length 3km Sydney Branch
Bob S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Level ramble from Rydalmere to Parramatta. View

8 Sep, Fri Firefly Point
Grade:6/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
YB
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Firefly Point via Galaxies Gully East. Park at the locked gate GR 434 258 and walk on Wolgan River Trail, then use Galaxies Gully East to climb up to the tops at GR 450 250. Next, walk to Firefly Point at GR 461 258. From here, find a way underneath the cliffs, starting from the southern side, then traverse underneath the cliffs until Galaxies Gully East. Walk down to the Wolgan River Trail and to the cars. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mount Morgan 89311S and Ben Bullen 89314S View

9 Sep, Sat 10:00AM Grevillea Park, Bulli
Grade:1/6 Length 2km Illawarra Branch
Pam R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace. Uphill and down sections View

9 Sep, Sat 11:00AM Kentlyn
Grade:2/6 Length 3km  20m Macarthur Branch
Beth M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Not far, not fast. Rich wildflower area, many rare plants. Possible koalas. In spring time, this patch on the upper Georges is ablaze with wildflowers. Bring your plant book, and your swimmers. All on formed track, mainly flat, with some stairs down to the river. Back by 3pm. One set of well formed steep steps. Deep water. Cliffs. View

9 Sep, Sat 9:42AM Star City – Fish Markets – Jubilee Park
Grade:1/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Sandra 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.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Flat walk beside bays. Return tram (Light Rail) to Central.
Location: Sydney Harbour View

9 Sep, Sat 9:30AM Temple of Doom and Blackfellows Hand Cave
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  400m Sydney Branch
James M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCo-leader Mark Goodson. This is a Great Ocean Walk  (March 2018) meet and greet but all NPA members are welcome. Members who wish to do the Great Ocean Walk are encouraged to join. We shall walk to The Temple of Doom and spend some time exploring the pagodas.  After morning tea, we shall walk down to the creek, passing many wonderous rocks. On the way back, we shall visit Blackfellows Hand Cave. Email Esther (eeesee@gmail.com) for more details. Steep climb, rock scrambling, rugged and slippery at times.
Location: Newnes
Map: Lidsdale Limit: 10. View

10 Sep, Sun 8:30AM Blacks Waterhole Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 10km Milton Branch
Evelyn M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk from Steamers Beach Car park along tracks through coastal bushland and views. A moderate amount of up and downhill.
Location: Booderee National Park
Map: Sussex Inlet 90274S View

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