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5 May, Wed Edgecliff – Paddington – Edgecliff
Grade:1/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
Sandra C.
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)Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.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.(NEW!!!) Stroll Paddington streets and lanes, past Victorian terrace houses, galleries, churches, heritage-listed buildings, and many corner public houses. Mainly flat walk with some gentle ups and downs. COVID safe numbers. Return to city from Edgecliff interchange. View

5 May, Wed 9:45AM Huntleys Point Ferry Wharf to Epping Road via Boronia/ Buffalo/ Magdala Park
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  130m Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) Fritz W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Walk from Huntleys Point Ferry Terminal to Epping Road via Boronia/ Buffalo/ Magdala Park. Walk is part of the Great North Walk. "Bring your walking stick" because there are lots of ups and downs and some steep bush paths. Ring Leader Fritz Wehrmann 0418 990 167 for booking. steep bush paths
Location: Lane Cove National Park Limit: 12. 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

6 May, Thu Rydalmere – Meadowbank
Grade:1/6 Length 7km Sydney Branch
Sandra C.
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)Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(NEW!!!) Flat walk along the foreshore path of the Parramatta River. We will view the HMAS AE2 monument, aka the Silent ANZAC - 25 April 1915 this submarine navigated the Dardanelles and reached the Sea of Marmara. Covid safe numbers.
Location: Parramatta River 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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Leader will be Jeff Carey. 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 Orchard Tavern at Chatswood. Please state if you will have pub lunch because we'll make a booking. Steep and slippery sections. Limit: 18. View

7 May, Fri 5:46AM Potos Wall and Cave
Grade:5/6 Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Leave one car at Hanlons Road North and drive another one to GR 716 925 on Mountain Lagoon Road. From the second car, take Potos Ridge NW towards Tootie Creek. Visit Potos Cave 1 on the way down, followed by Potos Wall to the west of the descent ridge. Climb out of Potos Creek to visit Potos Cave 2. Next, cross the creek westwards and use East Ridge to descend into the Tootie Creek and Back Creek junction. Walk upstream on Back Creek, all the way to Hanlons Road North. About 6 km. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mountain Lagoon 90313S 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.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

9 May, Sun Guided bushwalks in the footsteps of Leichhardt
Branch
General Community Event
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Retrace the famous explorer Ludwig Leichhardt's remarkable 1843 journey to Mt Royal (50km north of Singleton) with Martin from nearby Callicoma Hill Eco-cabins, who has researched Leichhardt’s eventful but scarcely known visit. Leichhardt left a legacy of plant collection, natural history insight & detailed scientific observations that Martin will bring to life in this beautiful place which has remained largely unchanged in 170 years. Join a small group on a hard, steep 4 hour Sunday morning walk, or the afternoon easier 2-hour rainforest meander. Accommodation is available at nearby Callicoma Hill: bush camping ($15pppn), 10 bed bunkhouse or 3 bedroom eco-cabin - see www.calli.com.au. Martin and Jan are members of NPA and provide a Members Benefit Discount at Callicoma Hill Eco-cabins. Details & tickets at www.trybooking.com/BOACS. Bookings are essential.
Location: Mount Royal NP and Hunter Valley View

10 May, Mon 9:00AM A Wise wander
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  150m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
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.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(NEW!!!) The walk in along the Wises Track has some delightful by ways, especially out onto Karani Ridge, and at this time of the year the banksias look delightful. Come and enjoy the autumn heath
Location: Royal National Park
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 12. View

10 May, Mon 10:15PM Palm Beach and Barrenjoey Lighthouse
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  200m Sydney Branch
Renate W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) This walk takes the “Stairway to Heaven” at Palm Beach, climbing from the Pittwater side of the Palm Beach peninsula to the ocean side. After following the beach north it heads up the Barrenjoey headland to the lighthouse returning to water level. The climbs are rewarded with 360-degree views over the peninsula, Pittwater, Broken Bay and the eastern coastline. Steps.
Map: Palm Beach Limit: 14. 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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) 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 9:30AM Hoddles Track – Saddleback Mountain
Grade:4/6 Length 6km  500m Southern Highlands Branch
Ian G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) The walk commences at the top of Saddleback Mountain and descends steeply before ascending to Hoddles Track.  The track leads along the cliff face and ascends up to enter Barron Grounds.  The lunch spot provides beautiful views down to the coast. Hazards:  Rough track, very steep descents and ascents, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges
Map: Kiama 90281S Limit: 20. 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

12 May, Wed 8:30AM 3 Peaks Tour de Bowral
Grade:4/6 Length 20km  600m Southern Highlands Branch
Ian G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFast pace | A trip where the leaders will set a fast pace.(NEW!!!) (Nearly fully booked) A great circuit walk climbing three major local peaks. We will enjoy the Autumn colours in the villages of Bowral, Mittagong & Welby and the views from the summits of Mt Gibraltar, Mt Alexandra & Mt Gibbergunyah (90 Acre Hill). Rough track, unfenced edges, slippery rocks, creek/river crossings, bites, stings, wet feet, environmental conditions.
Location: bowral
Map: Mittagong 8929-2S Limit: 20. View

12 May, Wed 10:00AM Circular Quay to Taronga Wharf
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  180m Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) Gerald H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Circular Quay to Taronga Wharf. Walk around Circular Quay, over the bridge and then follow paths, roads and some trails via Neutral Bay and Mosman wharf to Taronga Wharf. Then take ferry back to Circular Quay. Some uphill. Contact Leader Gerald Holder for booking. Some steep bush paths with steps.
Location: Sydney Harbour National Park
Map: Sydney Harbour National Park Limit: 12. View

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