Program listing

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24 Oct, Wed 9:00AM Matron Porter Drive to Garrads Reserve
Grade:1/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Paul B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk on trails through forest to return to meeting point, with maybe a short diversion to Narrawallee Inlet. This is a very gentle downhill walk most of the way. View

25 Oct, Thu 10:59AM Norman Lindsay Gallery to Springwood
Grade:3/6 Length 6.5km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
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.(Date Changed) Norman Lindsay Gallery - Bushwalk - Faulconbridge - Buttenshaw Park - Springwood. Walk around grounds of gallery, bushtrack, ups & downs, then streets and parks. Train return to city from Springwood. View

25-26 Oct, Thu (08:30AM)-Fri (15:00PM) Shoalhaven Waterways
Length 16km Illawarra Branch
Col M.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Paddle | A canoe or kayak trip2 days paddling staying at Holiday Haven - Swan Lake Holiday Park on Wednesday (24th) and Thursday (25th) nights. On Thursday, paddle the waterways of Sussex Inlet and nearby section of St Georges Basin. Friday, the waterways around Wandandian Creek and nearby section of St Georges Basin. Come for one or both days. PFDs and splash decks compulsory. Will not go into open water if wind conditions are unfavourable. Limit: 16. View

26-29 Oct, Fri (08:30AM)-Mon (17:00PM) Bushwalkers Resort
Grade:4/6 Length 20km  800m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFull pack walk to the famed and remote “bushwalkers resort” in the rugged upper Kowmung River. Then two wonderful days to chill out at the best bush campsite in the Blue Mountains with nice side trips. The final day is a walk back up the hill to the cars (sigh!). A "resort" but still a solid full pack walk to get there and back. Mostly off-track walking.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 10. View

26 Oct, Fri 9:15AM Mount Kuring-gai to Berowra
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  550m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Follow Lyrebird Gully Track down to join Great North Walk Track. Follow GNW Track to Naa Badu Lookout before heading to Berowra Station. Rough and steep sections of track.
Location: Mount Kuring-gai
Map: Hornsby 91304S and Cowan 91304N Limit: 15. View

27 Oct, Sat 9:14AM Dulwich Hill to Strathfield
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  90m Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) 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.Along the Cooks River to Strathfield South (Coronation Pde). Riverside, parks and a couple of streets. A flat riverside walk on good paths along the northern shore of the Cooks River via Canterbury to Strathfield South ( Coronation Parade).Map of walk. View

28 Oct, Sun 8:47AM Harbour Circle Part 4
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.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.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 walk is co-led by Kevin Cliffe,  Geoffrey Lee and Esther Chow. No need to contact but email rsvp is appreciated. 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. Bring water, snacks and lunch. Some slippery sections.
Location: Sydney Harbour
Map: Walk Coastal Sydney Limit: 12. View

28 Oct, Sun 8:30AM Otford to Burning Palms
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  400m Illawarra Branch
Sam G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Otford Lookout to Burning Palms Beach and return via Coast Track, Palm Jungle, Burgh Ridge and Cliff Track. Varied vegetation and great coastal views. In collaboration with Bushwalk the 'Gong. Cliff edges
Location: Royal NP
Map: Otford 91294S Limit: 8. Best Walk: Otford to Bundeena View

28 Oct, Sun 9:00AM Tabourie – Nuggan Point Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 15km Milton Branch
Kathy M.
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.From car park south of Tabourie Lake, a circular walk on forest trails and beaches to Nuggan Point & return. Swim if hot.
Map: Tabourie 89272S Best Walk: Lake Tabourie to Nuggan Point View

28 Oct, Sun Temple Creek, Holy Grail Ravine and Last Crusade Point
Grade:5/6 Length 9km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFind out why this unique unprotected area, part of the Gardens of Stone region, must be protected for future generations. Park vehicles on the Blackfellows Hand Trail at GR 327 090. Walk north down into Temple Creek, then turn west and walk along the base of the cliffs to Last Crusade Point and Ravine. Climb to the tops, then descend into Holy Grail Ravine. Walk to the end, then climb out on the eastern side and return to the vehicles. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Newnes State Forest
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N View

29 Oct, Mon 8:50AM Taronga Park Zoo to Manly
Grade:3/6 Length 18km  150m Sydney Branch
Carole B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic 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.Classic full day walk with great views of the harbour and beaches. Zoo to Balmoral & the Spit then Manly Scenic walkway to Manly. Joint walk with Bush Club.
Location: Sydney Harbour NP
Map: Walking Coastal Sydney Limit: 15. View

29 Oct, Mon 9:12AM Water Nymphs Dell
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  250m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Water Nymphs Dell, then walk around Wentworth Falls Lake. Steep well worn steps can be slippery at the Dell.
Location: Wentworth Falls
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

30 Oct, Tue 8:02AM Balmain East to Circular Quay
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  200m Branch
Ian G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.The first/last leg of the Harbour Circle Walk with short detours in Balmain, Pyrmont, and The Rocks/Barangaroo as time permits. Fully paved with plenty of steps, coffee stops, public amenities and a touch of Sydney’s history. No creek crossings, snakes or bunyips. Return from Circular Quay Station to catch 4.01pm train from Central. Paved paths, steps, coffee shops.
Location: Sydney Harbour
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 12. View

30 Oct, Tue 9:35AM Blue Mountains NP
Grade:2/6 Length 14km Sydney Branch
(Shirley’s Group) Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.LEd by Jim Ward / Shirley Hillier. Walk along Burramoko Ridge, views of the Gross Valley from Baltzer Lookout. Moderate pace. Return to Blackheath Station (expect to catch a return train to city after 3pm). Steep section sections, fire trails, some bush tracks, streets. Carry morning tea, lunch & water for the day. View

30 Oct, Tue 10:49AM Newcastle and Bathers Way Part 2
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Margaret B.
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.Walk to Newcastle Beach from Shuttle Bus stop. Walk south along Bathers Way to link up with bus (TBA) for return to Newcastle Interchange to connect with 2:23pm train to Sydney. View

30 Oct, Tue 9:00AM Parma Creek Mountain-Bike
Grade:3/6 Length 35km Milton Branch
Leslie R.
Cycle | A cycling tripLed by Herbert Frey & Leslie Reddacliff. Ride on gravel roads and fire trails (some quite steep and stony) to visit waterfalls on Parma Creek and its tributaries. Small section of bitumen on Turpentine Road.
Map: Sassafras 89271N, Nowra 90283S, and Huskisson 90274N View

30 Oct, Tue 8:00PM Talk on Climate Change
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.(NEW!!!) Prof Lesley Hughes will provide an update on how the world's and Australia's climate is changing, and the impacts it is having and will continue to have, with an emphasis on species and ecosystems. Prof Hughes is Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Integrity and Development) and Distinguished Professor of Biology at Macquarie University. She is a former federal climate commissioner and was lead author in the IPCC’s fourth and fifth assessment reports. She is also a director for WWF Australia, a member of the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, the director of the Biodiversity Node for the NSW Adaptation Hub and a member of the expert advisory committee for Future Earth Australia. View

31 Oct, Wed 9:39AM Mt Kuring-gai Station to Berowra Station
Grade:3/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) Hildegard S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk via Cowan Creek. View

1 Nov, Thu 11:06AM Noraville circuit walk
Grade:2/6 Length 6km 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.(Cancelled) Noraville - Red Gum Forest Loop (Lillypilly & Burrawang Trails) - Noraville. Tracks, ups & downs, a few steeper bits, beautiful bush, lake views. Hopefully flannel flowers will be as awesome as last year. Bus return to Lake Haven Shops, change for bus to Wyong, train return to city. View

1 Nov, Thu 10:35AM Rumbalara Reserve
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  250m Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Zenia P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Date Changed) Walk from Gosford Station to Rumbalara Reserve up steps and tracks to complete the Flannel Flower Circuit. Return to Gosford Station for train to city. View

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