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26 Nov, Sat 8:00AM Deep Pass canyon
Grade:3/6 Length 5km  120m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longDeep Pass canyon on Nayook creek offers the adventurous type some real fun whilst following its length with some stunning pools to swim in, a few waterfalls to climb around and swim under via a system of ropes and aids! So come along with your cossies and experience this superb little canyon. A side trip to Split Rock is also a must. Scrambling up the side of waterfalls.
Location: Wollemi NP View

3 Dec, Sat 8:00AM Waterfall Station – Heathcote Station
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  280m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWaterfall Station - Kangaroo creek - Uloola Pool - Engadine Track - Heathcote Station. It's time to hit the water and what better place to this than the iconic and incredibly spectacular Kangaroo creek with its myriad of cool inviting pools, waterfalls and cascades. You can expect to have a wild time in and out of the H20! Track rough in parts so expect some rock scrambling.
Location: Royal National Park
Map: Royal National Park Sketch Map View

10 Dec, Sat 8:29AM Minnamurra – Bombo headland – Kiama
Grade:2/6 Length 11km  100m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.The coastline from Minnamurra down to Kiama is absolutely stunning with numerous beaches, headlands and places of beauty to explore including the rugged Bombo headland. Expect as least 3 swimming stops along the way! Last occasion I did this walk it was rainy so we didn't swim, so I hope to make up for it this time! So bring along your cossies and a sense of fun as we trundle on down along the littoral way! Sunblock and a decent hat needed.
Location: South Coast
Map: Kiama 9028-1S View

17 Dec, Sat 8:29AM Clover Hill trail
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  250m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longHands up who loves waterfalls? Well on this walk we will encounter more waterfalls than you poke a stick at and swim under a few of them if the need takes us as we follow the Macquarie rivulet up to Clover Falls with a sidetrip or two on the way. Rock hopping.
Location: Macquarie Pass National Park
Map: macquarie pass national park View

24 Dec, Sat 9:00AM Shelly beach picnic and North Head walk
Grade:1/6 Length 5km  50m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicSwim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | 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)Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.It's that time of the year again, the annual Shelly Beach picnic with a walk after lunch to North head to wear off the yummy picnic food that people will bring to share! Also bring along swimmers and if you feel like it, snorkelling gear. This is basically a Christmas party get together for all my walking friends in the NPA. Too much sun? View

14 Jan, Sat 8:30AM Carrington falls – Missingham steps circuit
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  420m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Date Changed) Carrington Falls - Stevos pass - Kangaroo river - Missingham steps circuit. This spectacular circuit takes in some of the most beautiful rainforested river country in NSW, with plenty of pools for swimming when we reach the Kangaroo river at the half way point. Rock scrambling and rock hopping.
Location: Budderoo National Park
Map: budderoo View

20-22 Jan, Fri-Sun Pass 30a to the Colo and Knife-Edge North of Blacksmiths Creek
Grade:6/6 Length 20km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) A 3-day adventure.
Day 1 – Drive to Drip Rock Trail and leave vehicles there. Descend to the Colo via Pass 30a. Establish a base camp.
Day 2 – Explore the knife-blade spur north of Blacksmiths Creek. Probably return via Blacksmiths Creek.
Day 3 – Exit via Pass 30.
About 20 km total. Brilliant swimming in between of walking. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mountain Lagoon 90313S and Colo Heights 90313N View

30 Jan, Mon 8:55AM Murphys Glen to Bedford Creek
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  400m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk along road and trail down to Murphys Glen. Then follow track down further to Bedford Creek. Chance to cool off with a swim. Return same way. Expect to catch a later train than usual. Mostly road and fire trail. Track to pool on Bedford Creek rough in places. Time at Bedford Creek to relax or have a swim.
Location: Woodford
Map: Katoomba and Jamison Limit: 20. View

3 Feb, Fri 10:36AM The Alphabet Series: “C” Coast to Lake Walk
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  75m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Brad S.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.First 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.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Changed Transport Details) RSVP only accepted from 2 weeks prior to 7 pm the day before event. The Entrance Coast to Lake Scenic Walk is a 'string of pearls' walk connecting pedestrians to attractions, landmarks and facilities around The Entrance, covering over 7.6km of Central Coast's beautiful area. Join us for a mini holiday. We walk from the Long Jetty, Tuggerah Lake to The Entrance, then to Toowoon Bay. We start with a coffee and have lunch at the Entrance. Swimming opportunities.
Location: Central Coast
Map: Central Coast street map View

4 Feb, Sat 8:00AM Putty Beach – Maitland Bay – Little Bay – McMasters Beach
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  150m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) When the heat is on head for the coast! From Putty Beach north to McMasters Beach we will enjoy all that Bouddi National Park has to offer with stops for the odd swim and take in the sights! All on tracks or beaches.
Location: Bouddi National Park, Central Coast
Map: Broken Bay 91301N View

11 Feb, Sat 8:29AM Pisgah Rock – Erskine Creek Gorge – Jack Evans Track
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  170m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) From the lofty heights of Pisgah Rock we will drop down into the incredibly scenic Erskine Creek Gorge which we will follow downstream, past some truly superb swimming holes, stopping of course for a dip. Cascade after cascade will be passed, along with dramatic overhangs and rock shelves. Then it's back up the excellent Jack Evans Track to the escarpment rim. Rock hopping.
Location: Blue Mountains National Park
Map: Penrith 90303N View

18 Feb, Sat 5:12AM Heathcote circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  200m Sydney Branch
Greg L.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longHeathcote - Parklands Trail - Karloo Pool - Uloola Falls - Uloola Track - Robertson Knoll - Kangaroo Creek - Engadine Track - Parklands Trail - Heathcote. A nice walk through Royal with possible swimming along the way. Interesting country. Joint walk with Bush Club. Creek crossings.
Location: Royal National Park
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 15. View

22 Feb, Wed 10:00AM Watsons Bay to Coogee
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  150m Sydney Branch
Denise S.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Walk from Watsons Bay to Coogee Beach via Macquarie Lighthouse, Bondi, Tamarama, Bronte and Clovelly Beaches. Beautiful coastal views. Opportunity to shorten walk if you want. Opportunity also for a swim. Street walking, some hills and steps.
Location: Southern Beaches Limit: 15. View

25 Feb, Sat 8:29AM Catherine Hill Bay – Mooney Beach – Fraser Beach – Red Ochre Beach
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Colourful sea caves, stunning beaches, blowholes and several places to stop for a swim are some of the attractions in what is my favourite stretch of coast north of Sydney. Last time I did this walk the ocean was wild so I'm hoping for better conditions this time!
Location: Munmorah SCA
Map: Catherine Hill Bay 92314S View

6-13 May, Sat (11:36AM)-Sat (16:00PM) Lord Howe Island May 2023 #1
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Branch
Sally
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Cycle | A cycling tripPaddle | A canoe or kayak tripPicnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicSwim | A trip that involves swimmingTalk | A talk or slide show presentation.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Fully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Photography | 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.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Nearly fully booked) The last of the special trips to Lord Howe Island started during the pandemic.  A visit to this World Heritage site is on many people's to-do list.  In this trip we not only walk the many beautiful tracks, but also learn from the local experts why the island is so special in the stories of evolution and conservation.  You may also encounter one of the most unique birds which was the reason of David Attenborough's 1997 visit.   The trip package includes flights, accommodation, restaurant meals, lectures, guided walks, low tide reef walks and night walks.  You can also enjoy your own walks, snorkelling, golfing, etc..    Club insurance does not apply to this commercial trip.  For the detailed trip plan please contact sally.bushwalk@tallyhoaccounting.com.au  or 0451637848 (text message preferred) None
Location: Lord Howe Island
Map: Lord Howe Island Limit: 18. View

13-20 May, Sat (12:22PM)-Sat (14:00PM) Lord Howe Island May 2023 #2
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Branch
Sally
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Cycle | A cycling tripPaddle | A canoe or kayak tripPicnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicSwim | A trip that involves swimmingTalk | A talk or slide show presentation.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Fully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Photography | 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.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.The last of the special trips to Lord Howe Island started during the pandemic.  A visit to this World Heritage site is on many people's to-do list.  In this trip we not only walk the many beautiful tracks, but also learn from the local experts why the island is so special in the stories of evolution and conservation.  You may also encounter one of the most unique birds which was the reason of David Attenborough's 1997 visit.   The trip package includes flights, accommodation, restaurant meals, lectures, guided walks, low tide reef walks and night walks.  You can also enjoy your own walks, snorkelling, golfing, etc..    Club insurance does not apply to this commercial trip.  For the detailed trip plan please contact sally.bushwalk@tallyhoaccounting.com.au  or 0451637848 (text message preferred)
Map: Lord Howe Island Limit: 18. View

3-15 Jul, Mon (07:30AM)-Sat (17:00PM) No 1: 13 days Kimberley adventure
Grade:3/6 Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicSwim | A trip that involves swimmingCafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.(Nearly fully booked) As at 4 November, 1 spot is still available.  There is a travel resurgence after Covid.  I would like to invite you to join us on this once in a lifetime adventure to the Kimberley.  I am sure many are still concerned about Covid and border closure but the cancellation policy is very flexible. When you rsvp, please provide your full name, contact no,  email address and bedding configuration.  A few members from NPA did this walking tour of Kimberley last winter and the feedbacks were positive.  For your comfort level, I’’m quoting  the insight from Graham. “The walks are no problem for NPA grade 3 walkers. Lots of river stone/rock walking cause they are mostly in gorges. Not long walks. 30 to 34 Deg every day. Down to 10-12 deg some nights so camping gets cool. Campfires. Coolest nights July. Purnalulu is coolest cause no fires allowed." Please see below link to itinerary and prices.
https://www.inspirationoutdoors.com.au/tours/kimberley-walking-tours/
Deposit & Payments
Cost $4299 twin share, Single supplement $200.  A payment of $350 on booking; Payment in full is required at least six weeks prior to the tour
Standard Cancellation Policy More than 12 weeks: $50 administration fee; between 42 & 84 days inclusive: loss of deposit; between 24 & 41 days inclusive: 25% of full tour cost; between 15 & 23 days inclusive: 50% of full tour cost; 14 days or less: 100% of full tour cost, no refund Limit: 12. View

22 Jul - 3 Aug, Sat-Thu No 2: 13 days Kimberley adventure
Grade:3/6 Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.There is a travel resurgence after Covid.  Liz La (lizzytasha_1@outlook.com ) would like to invite you to join her on this once in a lifetime adventure to the Kimberley.  I am sure many are still concerned about Covid and border closure but the cancellation policy is very flexible. When you rsvp, please provide your full name, contact no,  email address and bedding configuration.  A few members from NPA did this walking tour of Kimberley last winter and the feedbacks were positive.  For your comfort level, I’’m quoting  the insight from Graham. “The walks are no problem for NPA grade 3 walkers. Lots of river stone/rock walking cause they are mostly in gorges. Not long walks. 30 to 34 Deg every day. Down to 10-12 deg some nights so camping gets cool. Campfires. Coolest nights July. Purnalulu is coolest cause no fires allowed." Please see below link to itinerary and prices.
https://www.inspirationoutdoors.com.au/tours/kimberley-walking-tours/
Deposit & Payments
Cost $4299 twin share, Single supplement $200.  A payment of $350 on booking; Payment in full is required at least six weeks prior to the tour
Standard Cancellation Policy More than 12 weeks: $50 administration fee; between 42 & 84 days inclusive: loss of deposit; between 24 & 41 days inclusive: 25% of full tour cost; between 15 & 23 days inclusive: 50% of full tour cost; 14 days or less: 100% of full tour cost, no refund Limit: 3. View

5 Jan, Fri 9:30AM Summer short walk: Centennial Park to Bronte Beach
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  100m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | 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.Cafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.We walk from Centennial Park to Bronte Beach where you can have a swim. Points of interest: Centennial Park, Queens Park, Waverly Park, churches, waterfalls, Bronte Beach. Optional lunch at Bronte. View

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