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|5 May, Wed||Edgecliff – Paddington – Edgecliff|
|(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|
|6 May, Thu||Rydalmere – Meadowbank|
|(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
|10 May, Mon 9:00AM||A Wise wander|
|Grade:3/6||Length||10km||150m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|(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
|20 May, Thu 9:30AM||Minnamurra to Kiama coastal walk|
|A coastal walk, including beaches and rock platforms, from Minnamurra to Kiama, via Bombo Headland for some whale watching and then onto Kiama Blowhole. Cliff edges, rock surfaces. Limit: 10. View|
|20 May, Thu||Paddington|
|(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|
|21 May, Fri 10:12AM||Neighbourhood Walk : Chittaway Bay – The Entrance|
|Co-leader: Elena Mazur. Walk along Tuggerah Lake to The Entrance via Long Jetty. Waterbirds galore. Limit: 12. View|
|27 May, Thu||Malabar Circuit via Maroubra|
|(DRAFT - do not publish yet) Coastal walk via Bora and Magic Points along on which will be found epic sandstone cliffs, seasonal whale watching opportunities and swimming spots.
Return is via the Western Escarpment track through native heath with coastal views, birdlife and wildflowers. Medium pace.
Many steps and some rocky sections on tracks which have been somewhat eroded with recent rain.
Location: Malabar Headland NP Limit: 12. View
|4 Jun, Fri 10:00AM||Neighbourhood walk: Little Diggers and Two Creeks Track|
|Co-leader: Heather Lakiss. Walk repeated due to popular demand. This pleasant walk starts from Lindfield Park and heads through the bushland to the Two Creeks Track, which it follows through the national park to, and along, Middle Harbour Creek. The walk returns to Lindfield Park via the picturesque Little Digger Track, and through a few shortcut alley ways in East Lindfield. Steep, rugged and slippery sections
Location: Middle Harbour Limit: 12. View
|13 Jun, Sun||Heathcote NP Circuit|
|Waterfall station to Mooray Pool, Kingfisher Pool, Lake Toolooma, Camp Coutts and back to Waterfall. A pleasant circuit walk taking in some great waterholes and streams. Joint walk with our friends from Bushwalk the ‘Gong – combined limit applies.
Location: Heathcote NP
Map: NPWS Royal NP Limit: 15. View
|25 Jun, Fri 10:01AM||Neighbourhood walk: The Great River Walk from Penrith to Emu Plains|
|(SWAG) Allan P.|
|The Great River Walk offers stunning scenery along the Hawkesbury-Nepean River. Expect to see abundant water birds.
It's a picturesque section of the larger walk which will cover 570 km, linking the river's mouth at Broken Bay to its headwaters at Lake Bathurst, south of Goulburn. Council, with the NSW government, has been extending the path along the river banks as it passes through Emu Plains. In future, the walk will be extended towards Penrith Lakes and then on to Windsor, Wisemans Ferry and Berowra.
Optional lunch at The O'Donoghues Irish Pub at Emu Plains.
Map: Penrith 90303N Limit: 15. View
|2 Jul, Fri 10:00AM||Neighbour walk: Sheldon forest|
|This walk will be led by Heather Lakiss. The track meanders through the beautiful bushland of Sheldon Forest, along ridge tops, through open forest on the hill slopes and down to the creek side, following a stream that boasts a number of small waterfalls. The forest is one of the few remaining pieces of the Blue Gum high forest in the Sydney Basin. It is of high conservation status because it contains some of the last remnants of the endangered ecological communities. We also explore Rofe Park. Limit: 12. View|
|7 Jul, Wed 9:30AM||Otford to Figure 8 Pools circuit|
|A slow walk to enjoy the views and the changing vegetation. A long descent from Otford Lookout to Burning Palms beach, with a side walk to Figure 8 Pools. Return via the Burgh Ridge and Garawarra Ridge Trail. Cliff edges, rock platforms, uneven ground.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Otford 91294S Limit: 10. View
|9 Jul, Fri 10:00AM||Neighbourhood walk: Homebush Bay|
|Leader will be Kevin Cliffe. Sydney Olympic Park is an urban oasis for both wildlife and people. It connects us with nature, and with ourselves, through beautiful landscapes and inspiring encounters with wildlife. Bicentennial Park gives you glimpses of a creek and mangrove habitat as well as a quiet wetland area followed by the lovely Belvedere Lake with its central fountain feature. There is a wonderful opportunity for a view of surrounding scenery in the form of the treillage tower - a metal structure that gives you access to a 17 metre high viewing platform from which you can see some other areas of Bicentennial Park as well as the wider surrounds including the views of the city. Social distancing, mask, sanitizer. Limit: 12. View|
|23 Jul, Fri 10:15AM||Neighbourhood walk: Mt Penang Gardens, sculptures and cascading waterways|
|Co-leader: Elena Mazur
Opened in November 2003, Mt Penang Gardens is considered an enduring and radical contribution to public garden design in Australia. Its distinctive design by Anton James sets it apart from the traditional botanical garden. His garden within a garden produces an understated landscape that is less manicured and in a constant state of being. It continues to evolve today. Leader will be Elena Mazur
12 unique garden rooms, sculptures and cascading waterways.
Location: Kariong Limit: 12. View
|19 Aug, Thu||Sphinx, Warrimoo and Bobbin Head Tracks|
|(DRAFT - do not publish yet)
Loops around Cowan Creek.
* It is mandatory to book.
* Hazards include viruses.
Location: Ku-ring-gai Chase NP
Map: Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Limit: 10. View
|20 Aug, Fri 10:07AM||Colour walk series: Auburn Botanical garden|
|Cherry tree blossoms. Limit: 12. View|
|27 Aug, Fri 10:00AM||The colour walks: Royal Botanical Garden|
|The colour walks: Royal Botanical Garden Limit: 12. View|
|29 Oct, Fri 10:00AM||Coloured Walk: Dangar Island|
|Never heard of Dangar Island? Join us for a tour to this idyllic island just a hop, skip and a jump from Hawkesbury River Station, Brooklyn. Upon arrival on this car-free oasis of bush, beach and tranquillity, we will be welcomed by tree-lined palms and jacarandas. On the lower grounds we'll walk past the Bowling Club and Bradleys Beach. On the higher grounds we'll get great views of the Hawkesbury River. We'll also walk past a Blackbutt – Rough-barked Apple Forest. Enjoy the scenic train ride across the Hawkesbury River and a joy ferry ride to the island. Enjoy lunch or Devonshire tea at Dangar Island Depot before taking the ferry back home. Bring money for ferry ($8.50 one way adult, $4.30 one way concession (not sure seniors is considered concession)). Limit: 10. View|
|12 Nov, Fri 9:18AM||Coloured Walk: Jacaranda|
|Leaders will be Frank and Grace Loria. We start with a wander around Sydney Park to see water birds such as black swans before walking to Erskineville to view the famous Jacaranda trees. Optional pub lunch.
Map: Erskineville Limit: 12. View
|3 Dec, Fri 9:30AM||Neighbourhood walk: Centennial Park to Bronte Beach|
|Leaders will be Frank and Grace Loria. 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. Limit: 12. View|
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