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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|
|5 May, Wed 9:45AM||Huntleys Point Ferry Wharf to Epping Road via Boronia/ Buffalo/ Magdala Park|
|(Bob Shayler’s Group) Fritz W.|
|(NEW!!!) Walk from Huntleys Point Ferry Terminal to Epping Road via Boronia/ Buffalo/ Magdala Park.
Walk is part of the Great North Walk.
"Bring your walking stick" because there are lots of ups and downs and some steep bush paths.
Ring Leader Fritz Wehrmann 0418 990 167 for booking. steep bush paths
Location: Lane Cove National Park Limit: 12. View
|6 May, Thu||Asgard Swamp and surrounds|
|A pleasant scenic walk to Asgard Swamp, Thor Head, historic kiln and Asgard Lookout. Spectacular views throughout. Cars required, leader will arrange transport from Blackheath Station. Cliff edges, loose rocks and slippery conditions.
Location: Blue Mountains NP 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
|7-14 May, Fri (18:00PM)-Fri (17:00PM)||Great North Walk: Mooney Mooney to Newcastle|
|(Fully Booked) Joint leader, Sheila Walker (email@example.com). The Great North Walk is a 250 km walk from Sydney to Newcastle along bush tracks. The Sydney to Wondabyne walks were completed in 2019. Section 1 from Wondabyne is on 2 May 2021. Sections 2 to 8 will be continuous day walks from Saturday, 08 May to Friday, 14 May 2021 staying overnight en-route; at farm stay for 2 to 4 nights, possibly staying at a cabin site for 2 nights, in a pub/hotel for 2 nights and at a caravan park for 1 night. To start the walk, all walkers will assemble at Misty Mountain Farm Stay site by nightfall on Friday, 07 May for an early start on Saturday, 08 May. Car shuffles will be required for all sections and participants will need to come in a car with no more than 1 other participant. Daily walks range from 11 km to 20 km and the walk rating are 3 and 4. Rough track, steep, rough, rocky and slippery sections, creek crossings, fallen trees and unfenced cliffs.
Location: Brisbane Water NP and Watagans NP Limit: 16. View
|7 May, Fri 9:45AM||Neighbourhood walk No 16: Harold Reid and North Arm Walking Track|
|(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Leader will be Jeff Carey. Today we explore Harold Reid and North Arm Walking Track Castle Crag. This circuit takes walkers through the waterfront bushland of Middle Harbour. Expect fantastic views, diverse plant communities, wildflowers, and lots of birds. https://www.willoughby.nsw.gov.au/files/sharedassets/public/ecm/willoughby-council-website/info-sheets/info-sheets/1-harold_reid_reserve_-_walking_track_brochure.pdf https://www.willoughby.nsw.gov.au/files/sharedassets/public/ecm/willoughby-council-website/info-sheets/info-sheets/1-north_arm_reserve_-_walking_track_brochure.pdf Optional lunch at Orchard Tavern at Chatswood. Please state if you will have pub lunch because we'll make a booking. Steep and slippery sections. Limit: 18. View|
|7 May, Fri 5:46AM||Potos Wall and Cave|
|(NEW!!!) Leave one car at Hanlons Road North and drive another one to GR 716 925 on Mountain Lagoon Road. From the second car, take Potos Ridge NW towards Tootie Creek. Visit Potos Cave 1 on the way down, followed by Potos Wall to the west of the descent ridge. Climb out of Potos Creek to visit Potos Cave 2. Next, cross the creek westwards and use East Ridge to descend into the Tootie Creek and Back Creek junction. Walk upstream on Back Creek, all the way to Hanlons Road North. About 6 km. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mountain Lagoon 90313S View
|8 May, Sat 8:30AM||Baal Bone Ridge exploration|
|Between Ball Bone Point and Baal Bone Gap is a ridge full of fantastic rock formations many of which resemble animals, a boot and well anything your imagination can conjure up! On this walk I intend to photograph and seek out as many of these formations as possible in a leisurely pace. However there might be some tape work involved so be prepared for off-track walking as we explore this marvellous area. Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S View
|8 May, Sat||Cronulla to Fox Studios|
|(Date Changed) 62 km return, starting from Sharkies, Cronulla to Fox Studios and return. A flat and easy ride with mainly bike paths and bike lanes, some quiet roads. Lunch at Fox Studios Markets or BYO and a chance to look at the market stalls. Limited numbers, must contact leader. No helmet no go! View|
|8 May, Sat 9:31AM||Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 19 Wattamolla to Garie Beach|
|Leader Kevin Cliffe. 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.
Today we walk from Wattamolla to Garie Beach. Always wanted to do the Coast Track but 28 km and 900 m elevation in one day is not your cup of tea? This is your chance to do it in 3 sections with public transport option. Catch the 8am shuttle from Sutherland Station to Wattamolla, arriving 9:15 am. Walk to Garie Beach and catch the shuttle at 2:00 pm back to Sutherland. Day fare is $18. Ask leader for payment details for group booking.
to Shoalhavens Steep and slippery sections.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Royal National Park Sketch Map Limit: 12. View
|9 May, Sun 8:30AM||Forest Walk|
|Starting at Maddens Plains, walk on tracks through a variety of forests to lunch overlooking Stanwell Park and return. Coastal and escarpment views.
Location: Illawarra Escarpment Limit: 16. View
|9 May, Sun||Guided bushwalks in the footsteps of Leichhardt|
|General Community Event|
|(NEW!!!) Retrace the famous explorer Ludwig Leichhardt's remarkable 1843 journey to Mt Royal (50km north of Singleton) with Martin from nearby Callicoma Hill Eco-cabins, who has researched Leichhardt’s eventful but scarcely known visit. Leichhardt left a legacy of plant collection, natural history insight & detailed scientific observations that Martin will bring to life in this beautiful place which has remained largely unchanged in 170 years. Join a small group on a hard, steep 4 hour Sunday morning walk, or the afternoon easier 2-hour rainforest meander.
Accommodation is available at nearby Callicoma Hill: bush camping ($15pppn), 10 bed bunkhouse or 3 bedroom eco-cabin - see www.calli.com.au. Martin and Jan are members of NPA and provide a Members Benefit Discount at Callicoma Hill Eco-cabins.
Details & tickets at www.trybooking.com/BOACS. Bookings are essential.
Location: Mount Royal NP and Hunter Valley 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
|10 May, Mon 10:15PM||Palm Beach and Barrenjoey Lighthouse|
|(NEW!!!) This walk takes the “Stairway to Heaven” at Palm Beach, climbing from the Pittwater side of the Palm Beach peninsula to the ocean side. After following the beach north it heads up the Barrenjoey headland to the lighthouse returning to water level. The climbs are rewarded with 360-degree views over the peninsula, Pittwater, Broken Bay and the eastern coastline. Steps.
Map: Palm Beach Limit: 14. View
|10 May, Mon 9:22AM||Ruined Castle|
|(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Scenic World bus stop to Furber Steps. Walk the Federal Pass to Ruined Castle. Then return same way. Plenty of steps. Steep, rough sections. Some optional rock scrambling.
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Jamison 89302N Limit: 16. View
|11 May, Tue 9:45AM||Cycle four tidal canals and one greenway|
|Cycle four tidal canals and one greenway and a network of creek-side cycling trails, unearthing some of Sydney's secretive canals that lead to the Cooks River. A site seeing tour, approximately 35 kms return. Starting and finishing at Wolli Creek Railway Station, returning approx. 3:30pm. Bring water, sunscreen, morning tea. Lunch at local Thai Restaurant in Newtown or BYO. Meeting 9:45am for a 10am start, must contact leader. Limited numbers. No helmet no go! View|
|11 May, Tue 9:30AM||Hoddles Track – Saddleback Mountain|
|Grade:4/6||Length||6km||500m||Southern Highlands Branch|
|(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) The walk commences at the top of Saddleback Mountain and descends steeply before ascending to Hoddles Track. The track leads along the cliff face and ascends up to enter Barron Grounds. The lunch spot provides beautiful views down to the coast.
Hazards: Rough track, very steep descents and ascents, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges
Map: Kiama 90281S Limit: 20. View
|11 May, Tue||Stanwell Park to Waterfall|
|Follow a gradual descent from Stanwell Park Station. Ascend a steep track to Bald Hill, Stanwell Tops. Follow Coast Track to Burning Palms then ascend the Burgh Track to meet Bolo Ridge. Follow ridge sometimes on a faint track to meet Lady Carrington Drive. Follow Forest Island, Couranda and Uloola Tracks to Waterfall Station. Creek crossings, slippery with loose rocky sections.
Location: Royal NP View
|12 May, Wed 8:30AM||3 Peaks Tour de Bowral|
|Grade:4/6||Length||20km||600m||Southern Highlands Branch|
|(NEW!!!) (Nearly fully booked) A great circuit walk climbing three major local peaks. We will enjoy the Autumn colours in the villages of Bowral, Mittagong & Welby and the views from the summits of Mt Gibraltar, Mt Alexandra & Mt Gibbergunyah (90 Acre Hill). Rough track, unfenced edges, slippery rocks, creek/river crossings, bites, stings, wet feet, environmental conditions.
Map: Mittagong 8929-2S Limit: 20. View
|12 May, Wed 10:00AM||Circular Quay to Taronga Wharf|
|(Bob Shayler’s Group) Gerald H.|
|(NEW!!!) Circular Quay to Taronga Wharf. Walk around Circular Quay, over the bridge and then follow paths, roads and some trails via Neutral Bay and Mosman wharf to Taronga Wharf. Then take ferry back to Circular Quay. Some uphill. Contact Leader Gerald Holder for booking. Some steep bush paths with steps.
Location: Sydney Harbour National Park
Map: Sydney Harbour National Park Limit: 12. View
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