Neighbourhood Walk No 13: Cockatoo Island

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16 Apr, Fri 10:15AM Neighbourhood Walk No 13: Cockatoo Island
Grade:2/6 Length 5km  100m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Bob R.
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.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Cafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Known in the Dharug language as Wareamah, meaning ‘Women’s land’, Cockatoo Island is a former convict penal establishment and naval shipyard, located in the heart of Sydney Harbour... Cockatoo Island is a source of intrigue and inspiration for visitors owing to its heritage buildings, distinctive terrain and panoramic views. Popular attractions include heritage and campground accommodationwaterfront cafés and picnic spots. We meet at Cockatoo Island wharf at 10:15 am. There are some steep stairs. A rough estimate of length is 5 km, including a walk to a pub in Balmain for lunch after catching a ferry from Cockatoo Island to Balmain after touring the island. Please advise if you will be having lunch with us on RSVP. Steep and slippery sections
Location: Cocakatoo Island
Map: Sydney Harbour Limit: 16. View

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