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4 Nov, Mon 9:12AM Darwins Walk and Nature Trail
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  360m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Walk to the Picnic Area via Darwins Walk. After morning tea head down to Den Fenella Lookout. We follow the Overcliff Track and return to the station via the Nature Trail. Lots of steps. Creek crossings.
Location: Wentworth Falls
Map: Katoomba Limit: 20. View

11 Nov, Mon 9:12AM Water Nymphs Dell
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  360m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Walk around Wentworth Falls Lake. Then visit Water Nymphs Dell. We walk behind Undine Falls. Steep, well-worn steps can be slippery at the Dell. Muddy track a possibility. Track out to Railway Pde is in poor condition.
Location: Wentworth Falls
Map: Katoomba Limit: 20. View

15 Nov, Fri 9:30AM The Suburbs Series: South Newtown
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  25m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Bob Rankin
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.We will walk some of the back lanes of South Newtown, viewing some historic sites and a lot of street art. Limit: 16. View

20 Nov, Wed 10:00AM Birdwood Gully – Springwood
Grade:2/6 Length 6km  150m Sydney Branch
Brad S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic 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.(NEW!!!) Birdwood Gully Walk: It  is  a beautiful short round trip walk that showcases the rainforest environment on the valleys of the Blue Mountains. Easy access, some steep steps, overhangs, footbridges over streams, lyre birds, ferns and great atmosphere. Bookings only from two weeks before the walk please. Rocky steps, slippery, wet sections on track.
Location: Springwood Limit: 15. View

29 Nov, Fri 9:00AM Metro Series: Macquarie Park Metro to Macquarie University Metro
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  150m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Brad S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.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.(NEW!!!) Walk from Macquarie Park Metro to Macquarie Uni Metro via De Burghs Bridge, Lane Cove Valley Walk and Browns Waterhole. Lovely bush but some road walking at the start. If time permits we can explore Macquarie University including the History Museum, the Macquarie Room and the Biology Discovery Centre. Bookings only from two weeks before the walk please. Bush track is rocky and uneven in places. Noisy traffic along Lane Cove Rd at the beginning of walk.
Location: Lane Cove National Park Limit: 15. View

6 Dec, Fri 1:49PM Gorgeous by day, Magical by night Birdwood Gully.
Grade:3/6 Length 7km  170m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Leaders: Allan Porter and Philip Wright. Gorgeous by Day and Magical by night. It is a beautiful short round trip walk that showcases the rainforest environment on the valleys of the Blue Mountains. Very easy access, some steep steps, overhangs, footbridges over streams, lyre birds, ferns and amazing atmosphere. Fireflies . Glow worms. We walk twice, once in the afternoon and once after dark. We have a break to have dinner before we walk  to see the fly flies followed by  Glow worms. Thai/ Hotel/IGA/Sports Club/Cafe/ Petrol Station available at Springwood.  You must commit to both day and evening walks before RSVP. Bright Headlamp, preferably with red light,  with spare batteries is essential for your safety. If you arrive with no headlamp, you will be turned back. Many steps, metal bits on ground, small creek crossings, muddy in parts. Limit:8. T: Central 12:18 pm Springwood 1:49 pm Limit: 8. View

13 Dec, Fri 9:45AM The Suburbs & Xmas walk: Green Square, Zetland, Waterloo; Birthday walk for Steve
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  100m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.This is a Xmas walk organised by Bob Rankin and Esther. Join us to celebrate Steve's birthday as well.   A walk in Green Square/Zetland/Waterloo area.  Discover the Drying Green, The Green Square Library, The Waterloo Library, The Waterloo Community Garden, various reserves, witness the good work of OzHarvest.See Tony Abbott’s marriage mural. After the walk, lunch will be at a private rooftop garden with a pool.  Bob Rankin  will provide BBQ, salad, wine and dessert at a cost of $20, RSVP commences 27 November 2024 and closes 11:59 pm 6 December 2024.  Non-refundable payment will be required when you RSVP. (Please note RSVP timing for this event is different to the standard 2 weeks ahead to day prior )     Limit: 16. View

21 Dec, Sat 9:00AM Clovelly Beach Christmas picnic
Grade:1/6 Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicFirst 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.It's that time of the year again, when the NPA walking community/family come together to celebrate the past year over good food and drink, have a swim, snorkel and enjoy each other's company at one of Sydney's most famous beaches. Please bring food to share, swimmers and snorkelling gear if that's your interest, to a place where you can socialise and look forward to what the upcoming festive season and new year has to offer. Too much sun?
Map: Google maps View

3 Jan, Fri 9:30AM Newtown Street Art and Historic Walking tour
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  100m 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: Ros Freeman. We explore kerbside gardens, historic buildings, St Stephen's Church and cemetery; and the street art of Newtown, including ‘I have a Dream’ painted over two days, initially illegally, now heritage listed and Bob Hawke mural. Visit Warren Ball Avenue,  Newtown’s best street? Easy pace to study the street art. Limit: 15. View

7 Feb, Fri 9:00AM Strathfield historic walk part 2
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  50m 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 : Lynne Hewitt.   Limit: 15. View

4 Apr, Fri 9:47AM The Alphabet series :”E” East Lindfield circuit
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  170m 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: Heather Lakiss.  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. Limit: 15. View

11 Apr, Fri 8:30AM The suburbs series : Glenbrook (Redhand Cave)
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  150m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Ian B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Please use email or text message for bookings. Where possible, this will be a loop walk. We will meet at the entrance to the Glenbrook Railway Station and then walk to the entrance of the national park. Possible rough and slippery sections of track. View

21 Jun, Sat 9:25AM Eastwood to Denistone via Shrimpton creek
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  100m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
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.Nice walk on paths at first through parks near creek. Creek crossing for a bit of excitement. Good views out to parramatta, Olympic Park and beyond. Then steep grassy hill, bush track, big trees and path to Denistone. Plus stately houses Limit: 15. View

22 Jun, Sun 9:07AM Five lands walk
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  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: Derek Hampton. RSVP direct to Derek derek.hamptonesl@gmail.com McMasters Beach to Terrigal as part of 5 Lands, a walk run by the local community. It's more than just a walk: it has art exhibitions, live music, outdoor sculptures, kite flying and many other activities. Limit: 10. View

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