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1 Nov, Mon 9:00AM South Head
Fully inside Woollahra Municipal Council
Grade:2/6 Length 4km  100m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
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.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(NEW!!!) The South Head is in the midst of a new Master Plan. Come along and see the various sites that will be considered and enjoy this important heritage. You will be better informed when the Master Plan does come out on public exhibition.
Location: Sydney Harbour National Park Limit: 10. View

2 Nov, Tue 10:01AM Manly to Dee Why
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  130m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Sophie A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) Scenic walk from Manly to Dee Why.  A surprise or 2. View

5 Nov, Fri 10:02AM Neighbourhood Walk: No 29 : Greenwich to Milsons Point
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  180m 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: Colin Fulton. We walk from Greenwich to Milsons Point. Should see lots of  Jacarandas and other plants around. Attractions: The best harbour views, Sawmillers Reserve, Waverton Park, BP Site Reserve, Balls Head Reserve, Gore Cove Resereve Social distancing, mask, sanitizer. View

6 Nov, Sat 8:00PM The Grand Canyon … by night
Grade:2/6 Length 5km  150m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.ALL INTENDING WALKERS MUST BE DOUBLE VACCINATED AND BE ABLE TO PRODUCE YOUR DIGITAL CERTIFICATE UPON REQUEST. From Neates Glen after sunset we will descend into the world of the night creatures and walk through the Grand Canyon, exiting at Evans Lookout Track. The prime reason for doing this walk is to see the amazing displays of glow worms which leave the colony in the Glowworm tunnel for dead with their brightness and sheer numbers. Plus we might see possums, gliders, the odd frog and experience this world heritage walk in a completely different way. People doing this walk are encouraged to do the walk to Mt Victoria beforehand and to stay in the mountains to avoid the long drive home. Care is needed walking in the dark and a good torch is essential.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S View

19 Nov, Fri 10:30AM Neighbourhood Walk No 31: Potts Point to Darling Square via the foreshore
Fully inside Council of the City of Sydney
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  100m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.

Leader: Fiona Thompson. RSVP direct to Fiona at fionat2018@gmail.com This walk is only available to the fully vaccinated

We'll meet at the El Alamein Fountain on Macleay Street, Potts Point, near Kings Cross Station at 10.30am. We will walk along Victoria Street to the Woolloomooloo finger wharf. The route to the wharf is down the McElhone stairs which has 100 stone steps. (A level alternative route can be taken if stairs are a problem so let me know in your reply). We’ll  walk up a few steps to inspect the progress on the extensions to the Art Gallery of NSW before walking into the Botanic Gardens. After taking in the spring beauty of the gardens, we’ll walk along the foreshore past the Opera House, Circular Quay, Campbell Cove, Walsh Bay and its sculptures, and have a picnic lunch together at Barangaroo Park. There will be time to explore the park and do some rock hopping to observe how the sandstone blocks are weathering to provide habitat for marine and bird life. Our walk finishes at Darling Quarter where we can enjoy a drink together from one of the cafes before catching the F4 ferry back to Circular Quay. This is a leisurely walk with a few stairs and suitable for all levels of fitness. The purpose is to enjoy the beauty of our harbour in good company. I won’t be checking my watch or heart rate. There are plenty of ‘get out’ places along the route if needed. Please bring a picnic lunch and water. Toilets, coffee, food, and ice cream are available at many places along the route.        
Map: sydney harbour View

26 Nov, Fri 10:02AM Culture Walk Series No 1 ; Sydney uni, Chau Chak Wing Museum, White rabbit Gallery
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  100m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Bob R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.RSVP only accepted from 2 weeks prior to 7 pm the day before event. Enjoy a tour of the many buildings at Sydney university. Historic quadrangle buildings - magnificent replicas of Oxbridge colleges built in warm Sydney sandstone, Gothic style and very atmospheric. Day dreaming that you are at Hogwarts. The Great Hall - a wonderful space very reminiscent of the old UK universities and redolent with history and ambience The inspiring Nicholson Museum : the great artifacts from ancient times! Chau Chak Wing Museum After Sydney uni, we will visit the White Rabbit Gallery - Judith Neilson Projects At this time of the year, the jacarandas are on display. Print the self guided brochure View

27 Nov, Sat 8:28AM Minnamurra to Kiama via Bombo headland
Grade:2/6 Length 11km  150m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.ALL INTENDING WALKERS MUST BE DOUBLE VACCINATED AND BE ABLE TO PRODUCE YOUR DIGITAL CERTIFICATE UPON REQUEST. This is a littoral cruise type of walk, visiting and swimming our way down the coast from Minnamurra via the very picturesque Bombo headland to finish to Kiama for a well-earned ice cream! There will be 3 swimming spots (at least) to enjoy as we saunter along past beaches, rock pools and places of interest. Slip, slop, slap.
Location: South Coast
Map: Kiama 90281S View

3 Dec, Fri 10:00AM Culture Walk No 2: Kings Cross to Art Gallery of New South Wales and Museum of Contemporary Art
Grade:2/6 Length 4km  30m 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.LEADER: FIONA THOMPSON. RSVP DIRECT TO FIONA AT FIONAT2018@GMAIL.COM THIS WALK IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO THE FULLY VACCINATED We start from Kings Cross via Victoria Street  and visit  Art Space in Wooloomooloo.  Then we walk to the Art Gallery where we will view the exhibitions.  If time permits we’ll visit the Calyx in the Botanic Gardens before going to the Museum of Contemporary Art.
This walk is only open to people who commit to both walk and visit to the Art Galleries. View

7 Dec, Tue 11:00AM Xmas Picnic and walk
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  180m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Cycle | A cycling tripPaddle | A canoe or kayak tripPicnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.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.It's the time of the year when we think about our friends and family. What better way to catch up our new and old NPA friends at the beautiful Lane Cove National Park? Let's have a picnic! Bring your favourite food for a picnic. After the picnic, you can enjoy a paddle (PFDs compulsory), a walk or just enjoy the park. A guided walk will be on offer at 1pm. It's a hidden gem. From Fullers Bridge, we'll walk along the river, visiting Mowbray Park, Batten Reserve and Stringy Bark Reserve. View Esther's future walks Social distancing. Hand sanitizer.
Location: Lane Cove NP Limit: 10. View

7 Dec, Tue 11:00AM Xmas Picnic and walk
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  180m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Mike P.
Cycle | A cycling tripPaddle | A canoe or kayak tripWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPicnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.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.It's the time of the year when we think about our friends and family. What better way to catch up our new and old NPA friends at the beautiful Lane Cove National Park? Let's have a picnic! Bring your favourite food for a picnic. After the picnic, you can enjoy a paddle (PFDs compulsory), a walk or just enjoy the park. A guided walk will be on offer at 1 pm. It's a hidden gem. From Fullers Bridge, we'll walk along the river, visiting Mowbray Park, Batten Reserve and Stringy Bark Reserve.
Location: Lane Cove NP Limit: 10. View

10 Dec, Fri 9:30AM The Colour walks series No 12: Annandale to Darling Square
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  120m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Bob R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.RSVP only accepted from 2 weeks prior to 7 pm the day before event. The best of Annandale, such as Beale Piano Site, Whites Creek wetlands , Whites Creek community garden and many more  historic buildings. Of special interest is a Victorian Stone Work carved by Neville Wran's Great Grandfather. Beautiful Glebe Foreshore, award-winning Frank Gehry building, a colour changing building,  historic Goods Line, (with 36-LEVER FRAME INTERLOCKING MACHINE). Many options for lunch at the end of the walk.
Map: Sydney View

17 Dec, Fri 10:00AM Neighbourhood walk 22: Sheldon forest
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  230m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
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.Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked) 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. Echidnas, bowerbirds, water dragons, golden whistlers, pardalotes and powerful owls have been seen. We will check out Rofe Park as well.  Optional lunch at Hanuman Thai.     Steep and sleepy sections View

31 Dec, Fri 10:14AM NYE Walk
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  150m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(DRAFT - do not publish yet)   A short walk around Watsons Bay, South Head, The Gap Bluff and Green Point to catch the festivities.  See the yachts getting ready for the evening's fireworks. Finish  with a swim at Camp Cove Beach and have  Fish and Chips at Doyles,  Ferry back to Circular Quay View

21 Jan, Fri 10:00AM The Colour walk series 13 : 50 shades of Pink
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  120m 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)Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Cafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Not quite the Jacaranda walk, but there are many shades of pink apart from the pink Crepe Myrtle lined streets. We walk from Canterbury Station to Ashfield, where there are many options for lunch. Walk will be cut short if it is a hot day. Points of interest: Canterbury Park Race Course, Canterbury Park, Gough Reserve, Yeo Park, Trinity Grammar School of which I have an affinity for, Peace Park, Peace Park Viewing Tower, beautiful old houses. There is a coffee shop at the start and for morning tea (V, GF).
Map: Canterbury View

28 Jan, Fri 10:01AM Walk and swim
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  100m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(DRAFT - do not publish yet) Leader will be Fiona Thompson : Walk from Bondi Beach to Dunningham Reserve where we will have a swim at the Rockpool Giles Bath. Hazards associated with water sport View

11 Feb, Fri 9:36AM Culture Walk Series : Gladesville Hospital
Grade:2/6 Length 5km  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.(DRAFT - do not publish yet) Co-leader: Heather Lakiss From Huntleys Point Wharf, we walk via Gladesvillle Reserve, Huntleys Cove, Bedlam Bay and Bedlam Bay Community Garden to  Gladesville Hospita. Tour of the hospital is from 11 am to 2 pm and costs $10 which includes morning tea. Bring picnic lunch. Originally known as Tarban Creek Lunatic Asylum, the hospital was designed by the Colonial Architect, Mortimer Lewis.  The first patients arrived from Liverpool Asylum and the Female Factory at Parramatta in 1838. The last in-patient services were closed in 1997. The site contains many buildings that are listed on the Register of the National Estate:
 
  • Original Quadrangle Complex, 1838
  • Gatekeeper’s Cottage near Punt Road gates
  • Punt Road gates
  • Doctor’s Residence, south side of Punt Road gates
  • Service Buildings between 1838 buildings & Punt Road gates
  • Workshop (former Male Ward 9)
  • Sandstone walls
  • Gardener’s Store
  • Escarpment Terraces
  • Wards 17 and 18
  • Former Medical Superintendent’s Residence
  • Cypress Grove, Victoria Road
  • Gatekeeper’s Lodge, Victoria Road
  • Medical Records Department, Victoria Road
  • Pottery Building
  • Provision Store.
Virtual tour This walk is only open to people who commit to both walk and hospital tour. View

18 Feb, Fri 10:01AM The Colour walks series : Seven Australians and Swain Gardens
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  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)Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(DRAFT - do not publish yet) This is a short summer walk to explore hidden secret gardens. We walk from Lindfield Station and cover part of the Two Creeks Track to The Seven Australians Park and Swain Gardens. The walk will finish at Kilara Station. Preview of Swain Gardens. View

3 Mar, Thu Parramatta to Shoalhaven : Section 29 Gerringong to Seven Mile Beach (Gerroa)
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  100m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
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 longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.(DRAFT - do not publish yet) As part of Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads walks series, we will walk from Gerringong to Shoalhaven Heads in 2 days, staying Saturday night in Gerringong. Today walk via headlands and beaches on 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. Spend the late afternoon exploring Gerroa.
Map: Gerringong Limit: 8. View

4 Mar, Fri 9:02AM Neighbourhood walk: The iconic Coogee to Bondi Walk
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  100m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Cafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(DRAFT - do not publish yet) Leader is Fiona Thompson. A cliff top coastal walk, the Coogee to Bondi walk extends for six km in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. The walk features stunning views, beaches, parks, cliffs, bays and rock pools. The beaches and parks offer a place to rest, swim or a chance to eat at one of the cafes, hotels, restaurants or takeaways. Most beaches offer picnic shelters, play areas, kiosks, toilets and change-rooms.   There are rest stops with great views and seating along the coast. Optional lunch at Bondi Beach. there are some steep gradient paths and several staircases along the track.
Location: coogee View

4 Mar, Fri Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 30
Grade:2/6 Length 12km  50m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
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.Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.(DRAFT - do not publish yet) As part of Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads walks series, we will walk from Gerroa to Shoalhaven Heads after staying Saturday night in Gerringong. Today walk via beach and bush on 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. With low tide Seven Mile Beach is a very easy, very nice walk on hard sand.
Location: Seven Mile Beach NP Limit: 12. View

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