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9-20 Oct, Sun (10:00AM)-Thu (15:00PM) Cape to Cape
Grade:4/6 Length 140km Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Bob Rankin
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longAccommodation | 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.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Fully Booked) A relaxed walk along the iconic Cape to Cape track over 12 days, including 2 rest days for whale watching or visiting wineries. On one rest day, there will be an optional short walk at Ambergate Reserve, a wildflower hotspot. Car shuffles each day suitable for 2WD vehicles (some unsealed roads). Leader will stay in one of the parks in Margaret River town, most likely at Margaret River Tourist Park on Station Street. There are many accommodation options. Please keep up to date with WA border entry requirements - these will almost certainly change by October, and any problems are your own responsibility. Detailed itinerary will be provided to successful registrants. Stretches of sand walking, some steep sections. Several long days (longest 21k). Limit: 16. View

9-14 Oct, Sun (14:04PM)-Fri (12:00PM) Southern Highlands Car Camp – Ganguddy NP
Southern Highlands Branch
Barbara B.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Paddle | A canoe or kayak tripSwim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked) Our annual Spring car camp. A mixture of Paddling and walking. Walks will include, Ganguddy - Dunns Swamp, Mt Airly and Ferntree Gully. Hazards: Paddling - Deep water. Walking: Some uneven steps, cliffs and uneven surfaces.
Location: Ganguddy- Dunns SwampNP Limit: 20. View

12 Oct, Wed 11:30AM Walkers get together
Sydney Branch
(Mal’s Group) Mal
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Walkers lunch at O'Donoghues, Emu Plains.
Location: Emu Plains View

15-22 Oct, Sat (09:00AM)-Sat (14:00PM) Spring bushwalking on Lord Howe Island
Length 12km  200m Branch
Sally
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Picnic | 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)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) Living in the uncertainties of a pandemic, we try to maximise our chance to enjoy this little paradise within NSW. Lord Howe Island is full of life in October with seabirds courting nonstop. The bushwalkers groups in May and June 2021 have set an excellent trip format that we will continue. This trip includes flights, accommodation, meals, lectures, guided walks (day walks, night walks, reef walks, mystery walks, museum walk) and any fun activities that we can slot in. We will engage the best-known local expert Ian Hutton to share his in-depth knowledge about the flora, fauna, history and conservation of this world heritage. Club insurance does not apply to this commercial trip. To get more information please email me at sally.australia@yahoo.com
Location: Lord Howe Island Limit: 18. View

27 Oct, Thu 9:30AM Ferry Series: Meadowbank Wharf to Huntleys Point Wharf
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  250m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) 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.RSVP only accepted from 2 weeks prior to 7 pm the day before event. Walk along the north shore of the Parramatta River from Meadowbank to Huntleys Point. Along the way we will visit Kissing Point, Putney Park, Banjo Patterson Park and Bedlam Bay, learning some Sydney history as we go. Mud, steps, slip hazards.
Location: Parramatta River Limit: 12. View

1 Nov, Tue 9:30AM Melbourne Cup – Fitzroy Falls East and West Rim tracks (xMelb#191)
Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council
Grade:4/6 Length 14km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Fully Booked) Fitzroy Falls West Rim and East Rim Tracks provide spectacular views of the main falls, Twin Falls, the Grotto and the valley between the two tracks.  The vegetation is very different on each of the tracks. Extension to Plane crash site off track. Return to the car park for Melbourne Cup Festivities. Hazards: Slippery rocks. Some off track for optional extension.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Bundanoon 1S Limit: 20. View

3 Nov, Thu 8:29AM Castle Hill to Parramatta
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  200m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Ken
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.The walk starts at junction of Old Northern Road and Excelsior Avenue , Castle Hill. The route is then through Bigigal reserve and follows Darling Mills Creek to Lake Parramatta, Parramatta Park to Parramatta CBD. Walkers can chose to leave the group at North Rocks Road before entering Lake Parramatta Reserve or at Windsor Road soon after leaving Lake Parramatta. Historic buildings and the Light Rail constuction will be seen before continuing to Parramatta.   There is much history here, including Old Governmen House and the site of first wheat field in Australia. Walkers may choose to visit the Catholic Church - rebuilt after a fire and the adjoining new build. The track down Excelsior Creek,Darling Mills Creek and around Lake Parramatta is quite rough in places with trip hazzards. There are two creek crossings( there is an alternate short bypass to avoid these crossings}. There are a number of busy roads to cross. This walk is not possible after rain and if necessary will be rescheduled.
Location: Castle and Baulkham Hills Limit: 24. View

5-12 Nov, Sat-Sat November bushwalking on Lord Howe Island
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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Be as active or as relaxed as you like on this little island of paradise, listed by Lonely Planet as a Top 5 travel destination. This trip includes flights, accommodation, meals, lectures and a variety of guided walks. We will stay at a centrally located lodge, go out bushwalking and birdwatching during the day, and enjoy lectures and delicious restaurant meals in the evening. You can also challenge yourself climbing up the unique cloud forest of Mt Gower, snorkelling with Galapagos nurse sharks and green turtles, doing outdoor yoga with the best view, taking your best ever bird photos...  Club insurance does not apply to this commercial trip. To get more information please email me at sally.australia@yahoo.com Limit: 18. View

9 Nov, Wed 11:30AM Walkers get together
Sydney Branch
(Mal’s Group) Mal
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Walkers lunch at O'Donoghues, Emu Plains.
Location: Emu Plains View

17 Nov, Thu 9:30AM Ferry Series: Summer Hill to Balmain
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  100m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) 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.RSVP only accepted from 2 weeks prior to 7 pm the day before event. From Summer Hill station, we take a short walk to Cadigal Reserve and then follow “The Greenway” and a section of “The Bay Run” to Balmain, where we continue to Ballast Point Park. Afterwards we will walk to Balmain Wharf or Balmain East Wharf to catch a ferry to either Circular Quay or Barangaroo. Steps, slippery surfaces.
Location: Sydney Harbour Limit: 12. View

13 Dec, Tue 11:45AM NPA Xmas party
Sydney Branch
Mike P.
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicWalk | 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.Booking opens 1 December.  NPA Xmas party followed by a walk. It's the time of the year walkers of all abilities get together.  Over the years, some of us have walked faster and harder than ever.  Some of us have slowed down.  It is an opportunity for us to catch up with old friends and make new friends.    We have been shunned by Covid restrictions in the last couple of years.  2022 has no restriction.  We will still keep a safe distance though. Bring your lunch and something to share.  Memorial Park is a 9 minutes walk from Meadowbank Station.  If you wish to walk with others, meet at the station at 11 am. Lunch starts at 11:45 but it is nice to arrive early to mingle and hold the shelters for our party. View

13 Dec, Tue 11:45AM NPA Xmas party followed by a walk : Memorial Park, Meadowbank
Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicTalk | A talk or slide show presentation.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.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Booking opens 1 December.  NPA Xmas party followed by a walk. It's the time of the year walkers of all abilities get together.  Over the years, some of us have walked faster and harder than ever.  Some of us have slowed down.  It is an opportunity for us to catch up with old friends and make new friends.    We have been shunned by Covid restrictions in the last couple of years.  2022 has no restriction.  We will still keep a safe distance though. Bring your lunch and something to share.  Memorial Park is a 9 minutes walk from Meadowbank Station.  If you wish to walk with others, meet at the station at 11 am. Lunch starts at 11:45 but it is nice to arrive early to mingle and hold the shelters for our party. View

13 Dec, Tue 11:45AM NPA Xmas party Memorial Park at Meadowbank
Southern Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
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.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Booking opens 1 December.  NPA Xmas party followed by a walk. It's the time of the year walkers of all abilities get together.  Over the years, some of us have walked faster and harder than ever.  Some of us have slowed down.  It is an opportunity for us to catch up with old friends and make new friends.    We have been shunned by Covid restrictions in the last couple of years.  2022 has no restriction.  We will still keep a safe distance though. Bring your lunch and something to share.  Memorial Park is a 9 minutes walk from Meadowbank Station.  If you wish to walk with others, meet at the station at 11 am. Lunch starts at 11:45 but it is nice to arrive early to mingle and hold the shelters for our party. View

18 Dec, Sun - 16 Jan, Mon Mallee & Grampians 4WD & Bushwalking adventure
Grade:3/6 Sydney Branch
Brian P.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.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.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Postponed) 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.
  • Joint adventure with the Bush Club
  • Travel guides available - (request by email to leader)
  • Strict limit on vehicle numbers
  • NOTE: You must have (or have use of) a suitable vehicle for this adventure!
This is a 4WD adventure, participants should be familiar with driving a 4WD vehicle in both desert and mountainous regions, carry and be conversant with the use of recovery gear.
Location: Grampians NP, Wyperfeld NP, and Mallee country 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

26-31 Dec, Mon (12:59PM)-Sat (09:00AM) Kossie in Summer
Grade:4/6 Sydney Branch
Mark 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 longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Photography | 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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Kosciuszko National Park in summer is the place to be and in this my annual lodge based trip I'll aim to do as many new walks as possible and explore to our hearts content the full beauty of this NSW's largest national park. I'm currently negotiating with 2 lodges to see which will be available to expressions of interest are gratefully accepted. I should know by the end of July which lodge I can use in either Charlottes Pass or perisher. Lots of hills and some off-track walking.
Location: Kosciuszko NP View

3 Feb, Fri 10:36AM 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

24 Feb, Fri 9:51AM Umina Beach to Woy Woy
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  20m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) 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.RSVP only accepted from 2 weeks prior to 7 pm the day before event. Walk from Umina Beach to Woy Woy via Ettalong mostly beside beaches and Brisbane Water. Walking mainly on footpaths and cycle paths. Travel to Woy Woy by train and then bus to the start of the walk at Umina Beach. Occasional uneven ground.
Location: Brisbane Water Limit: 15. View

17 Mar, Fri 9:27AM Woy Woy to Gosford
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  50m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) 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.RSVP only accepted from 2 weeks prior to 7 pm the day before event. Walk from Woy Woy to Gosford via Point Clare along footpaths and cycle paths , crossing the "Spike Milligan Bridge" along the way. Plenty of public transport options available to shorten the walk if desired.
Location: Brisbane Water Limit: 15. View

25 Mar, Sat 8:55AM Lyrebird and Casuarina Loop walk
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  270m Sydney Branch
Stuart S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Date Changed) Garigal National Park. (Davidson Park Reserve loop walk) Today we walk on the Lyrebird and Casuarina tracks. This is a moderate, (not easy) trail with some rock scrambling. Highlights to look out for are the river views, King Parrot, Wallaby, long neck hawk. (More information as to the meeting point will be provide to the confirmed walkers.)   Rock scrambling.
Location: Davidson Park Reserve Limit: 12. View

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