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|11 Dec, Mon 9:16AM||Lake Parramatta|
|A relaxing day exploring the Lake Parramatta Reserve, with its many beautiful tracks and historic dam. It will be possible to stay on and have a swim, at your own risk. You may elect to have lunch at the Lake Parramatta Cafe, known for its beautiful views. A rough stoney track in places and other trip hazards.
Location: Lake Parramatta Reserve Limit: 20. View
|17 Dec - 15 Jan, Sun-Sun||Mallee & Grampians 4WD & Bushwalking adventure – Re-scheduled|
|(Date Changed) Expressions of Interest sought for a four week adventure including plenty of opportunity for walking. It will operate as a tag-along (self-drive convoy) 4WD trip with new locations on most days. You may camp, attach a vehicle camper (preferred) or tow an off-road camper-trailer.
Mallee country, visiting Murray-Sunset NP, Big Desert Wilderness Park & Wyperfeld NP featuring a vast desert with saltbush flats and grassland plains scattered with sand dunes and the famous Pink Lakes are outstanding subjects for photography, with large numbers of emus, kangaroos, native birds, attractive woodlands and colourful spring wildflower displays.
Followed by The Grampians NP, spectacular mountain peaks and dramatic rock formations feature picturesque waterfalls, panoramic views and fascinating Aboriginal rock art sites. Dramatic lookouts and a network of excellent walking tracks. The massive sandstone ramparts of the Grampians rear up from the western end of Victoria’s Great Dividing Range, reaching more than 1000 metres above the surrounding fertile plains. Known as Gariwerd by the local Aboriginal people, it has an indigenous history stretching back for thousands of years.
Location: Grampians NP, Wyperfeld NP, and Mallee country View
|18 Dec, Mon 9:47AM||Hawkesbury River (Brooklyn) Christmas|
|Our walking group Christmas party, open to anyone who has walked with us this year. We are exploring Brooklyn before adjourning to the Anglers Rest for lunch. Booking essential, at least one week before. Lunch is at your own expense. Sunburn and tree roots. Some stairs. Limit: 20. View|
|5 Jan, Fri 9:30AM||Summer short walk: Centennial Park to Bronte Beach|
|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: 15. View|
|12 Jan, Fri 9:00AM||The Alphabet Series: “A”..An artistic, architectural and engineering stroll|
LEADER: HEATHER LAKISS. (RSVP DIRECT TO HEATHERLAKISS@GMAIL.COMAn easy stroll from St Peters station through Sydney Park , several other parks, explore South Eveleigh redevelopment taking in little parks and artistic designs, Locomotive Street and on to Carriageworks via Redfern Station. Carriageworks is a multi-arts urban cultural precinct located at the former Eveleigh Railway Workshops in Redfern, Sydney, Australia. Carriageworks showcases contemporary art and performing arts, as well as being used for filming, festivals, fairs and commercial exhibitions. Highlights : Sydney Festival displays, Community Garden, Historic Brickworks, Ponds, Water birds, Stepping stones, Gumnut hideouts, Happy tears, locomotives, engineering of yesteryear, Exhibition, historic buildings, Kylie Kwong's restaurant, optional lunch at The Royal Hotel for the $15 lunch. Return home by walking back to Redfern station or walk to City Road to catch a bus. Limit: 15. View
|13 Feb, Tue 9:30AM||Clover Hill Rd to Balancing Rock (#540)|
|Fully inside Shellharbour City Council|
|Grade:3/6||Length||8km||250m||Southern Highlands Branch|
|Clover Hill Rd is a management track leading to a rough track down to the Macquarie Rivulet. After crossing the rivulet there is an indistinct track which leads to Balancing Rock and a lovely waterfall. Return is by the same route.
Hazards: Rough track, slippery creek crossings, steep sections.
Location: Macquarie Pass NP
Map: Robertson 9028-4N Limit: 20. View
|18 Feb, Sun 8:30AM||Mount Kembla Tracks|
|Walk on tracks, fire trails and short section of a quiet road from Mt Kembla Lookout to 3 locations - Mt Kembla Summit, Ring Track and Ridge. Great bush scenery and coastal views. Possible leeches.
Location: Illawarra Escarpment SCA Limit: 16. View
|28 Mar - 1 Apr, Thu-Mon||Easter at Bhundoo bush cottages|
|(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Nestled on a private property within sight of the Castle is the beautiful and serene Bhundoo Bush Cottages property. With its 3 spacious and very comfortable cottages and loads of camping area it's the perfect place to spy out the local wildlife including wombats, wallabies and even platypus have been sighted in the local Yadboro river. Of course it's also the perfect location to venture forth and explore the local national parks including Murramarang and Meroo.
Location: Murramarang NP
Map: Milton 89272N and Corang 89273N Limit: 20. View
|6 Apr, Sat 8:00PM||McLeans Pass – Mt McLean – Firebird Rocks|
|(NEW!!!) This walk will take you down to the spectaular Stargate Tunnel and Mcleans Pass and then head west into a complex area of clifflines, slots and pagodas, and including Hecates Cauldron. Perhaps the biggest thrill will be to explore the visually stunning Firebird Rocks. Although not a long walk, it will keep you busy and enthralled for many hours! Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Ben Bullen SF
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S Limit: 12. View
|20 Apr, Sat 8:00AM||Devils Throat, top and bottom|
|(NEW!!!) Following Camp creek we will visit the incredible Devils Throat, a narrow, deep short canyon with several spectacular waterfalls, sculptured walls and plunge pools. We will view this natural marvel from the top and bottom. Expect lots of scrambling and the odd tricky bit! Rock hopping and off-track.
Location: Newnes SF
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N Limit: 12. View
|7 Jun, Fri 10:00AM||The Colour walks series No 14: Camellia Gardens Carringbah|
Leader: Philip WrightCamellia Gardens Located in Caringbah and overlooking beautiful Yowie Bay, the Gardens were recognised by the International Camellia Society as a Camellia Gardens of Excellence in 2014. There are sixty Camellia Gardens of Excellence in the world, with the Camellia Gardens and Lisgar Gardens in Hornsby being the only two in NSW. The Gardens have over 400 cultivars and species donated and acquired since its first plantings began in 1969, in addition to many other rare ornamental and native plants. The collection is of unique value to Australian horticulture. The Gardens have something for all seasons. The camellias are in season during autumn and winter. Tea house serves delicious devonshire and lunches. We will play by ear. A walk at Woronora Cemetery can be added on.
Location: Caringbah View
|14-27 Oct, Mon-Sun||Madagascar wildlife and walking tour|
|(Updated Details) This trip will be run by the experienced Exodus Tour company which I’ve travelled with on several occasions to parts of Africa and found them to be very professional and extremely informative and exciting in the locations they visit and the guides they provide. Accommodation is of a high standard. This is a small group trip with maximum of 12. Currently 8 spaces left and there is a 20% discount with Tourrader until 2.11.23 View|