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30 Apr, Fri 9:25AM Georges River National Park in search of Banksia
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  150m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
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!!!) Autumn is here and the banksias are at their best. Let's take a walk in Georges National Park with great views of the river.... the river walk and the ridge walk. If time allows, we'll also visit nearby Sylvan Grove Native Garden https://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/parks-reserves/sylvan-grove-native-garden Steep and slippery sections. Limit: 12. View

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

1 May, Sat Meadowbank to Cabarita
Macarthur Branch
Lyn C
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(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 7:57AM 20km plus walk series No 1: Coast Track in one day
Grade:4/6 Length 28km  900m Southern Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Fast pace | A trip where the leaders will set a fast pace.(NEW!!!) The Coast Track is an incredible coastal walk/trek within an hour drive south of Sydney running from Otford to Bundeena in one of the most popular and spectacular of the NSW National Parks, the Royal National Park.  This is a long day. When RSVP, please include your full name, member number, mobile no, emergency contact no and your walking experience to demonstrate your stamina and fitness. Steep and slippery sections
Location: Royal National Park
Map: Royal NP Limit: 8. Best Walk: Otford to Bundeena 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) 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 longLots 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.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
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.(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.
Location: Faulconbridge
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
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(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
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.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.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 9:45AM Neighbourhood walk No 16: Harold Reid and North Arm Walking Track
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  200m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
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.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
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

8 May, Sat Cronulla to Fox Studios
Length 62km Sydney Branch
Rob G.
Cycle | A cycling trip(Date Changed) 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

8 May, Sat 9:31AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 19 Wattamolla to Garie Beach
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  300m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(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. Bundeena 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
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.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.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 9:45AM Cycle four tidal canals and one greenway
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, 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
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.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

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