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|30 Oct, Sun 7:30AM||20km plus walk series No 1: Coast Track in one day|
|Grade:4/6||Length||28km||900m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|The Coast Track is an incredible coastal walk/trek within an hour drive south of Sydney running from Otford to Bundeena in one of the most popular and spectacular of the NSW National Parks, the Royal National Park. This is a long day. When RSVP, please include your full name, member number, mobile no, emergency contact no and your walking experience to demonstrate your stamina and fitness. Steep and slippery sections Steep and slippery sections Best Walk: Otford to Bundeena View|
|31 Oct, Mon 8:14AM||Emu Plains to Glenbrook|
|From Emu Plains Station, Yandhai Nepean Crossing, Tench Reserve, M4 bridge, Lapstone Station, Old Zig Zag railway, Knapsack Bridge, steep up to Elizabeth's L/O, Lennox Bridge, Mt Sion Park, Glenbrook Station. Good lookouts on clear days. Roads, parkland, bush tracks. Rough, steep, some pavement walking and crossing roads.
Map: Penrith 90303N Limit: 15. 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|
|(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
|2 Nov, Wed 9:00AM||Gordon to Fullers Bridge|
|Walk from Gordon Station to Fullers Bridge via Blackbutt Creek Track, Pipeline Track to Great North Walk, Fiddens Wharf and Lane Cove NP. Bus return from Fullers Br to Chatswood.
Location: Lane Cove NP Limit: 15. View
|3 Nov, Thu 8:29AM||Castle Hill to Parramatta|
|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
|4 Nov, Fri 9:32AM||Ferry series No 3: Drummoyne loop|
|Leader: Lynne Hewitt Points of interest: The largest chocolate factory in Australia; Drummoyne Park; Taplin Park; Battersea Park; Quarantine Reserve; Henry Lawson Park; Abbotsford Cove; Windward Manor; Five Dock Bay; Fig Tree Bay; Werrell Reserve; Hen and Chicken Bay; Bill Fisher Reserve; Interesting windows and houses; Campbell Park; Lysaght Park; Russell Park; View|
|5-12 Nov, Sat-Sat||November bushwalking on Lord Howe Island|
|(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 firstname.lastname@example.org Limit: 18. View|
|5 Nov, Sat||Wolgan View Canyon|
|Glowworm Tunnel Road – Wolgan View Canyon – Carne Creek Lookout. Return via gullies and pagodas. Explore this maze of gullies, pagodas and a visit to a usually dry canyon. A very interesting area. Track, off-track with mild scrub, easy scrambles.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N Limit: 12. View
|6 Nov, Sun 10:05AM||20km plus walk series: Gerringong to Minnamurra|
|Grade:4/6||Length||23km||340m||Southern Sydney Branch|
Location: South Coast Limit: 12. View
|7 Nov, Mon 9:12AM||Wentworth Falls to Leura|
|Though cemetery to Nature Trail. Edinburgh Castle Rock L/O. Lillian's bridge, creek crossing. Fairmont Golf Course. Golf Links L/O. Pool of Siloam and Lyre Bird Dell (if track is open). Lone Pine memorial planting for Remembrance Day (11/11/18). Look for date inscribed on steps up. Leura Station. Rough, steep, slippery when wet. Road crossings, tracks.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View
|8 Nov, Tue 9:30AM||Amphitheatre & Fairy Bower Falls (#680)|
|Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council|
|Grade:4/6||Length||11km||600m||Southern Highlands Branch|
|(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Dramatic Rock walls and views.
Hazards: Muddy and slippery in places.
Location: Morton NP (Bundanoon)
Map: Bundanoon 89281S Limit: 20. View
|9 Nov, Wed 10:00AM||Balmain East to Pyrmont Bay|
|Walk from Balmain East ferry wharf to Pyrmont Bay via White Bay, Anzac Bridge, and Pyrmont to finish at Darling Harbour. Limit: 15. View|
|9 Nov, Wed 11:30AM||Walkers get together|
|(Mal’s Group) Mal|
|Walkers lunch at O'Donoghues, Emu Plains.
Location: Emu Plains View
|11 Nov, Fri 9:48AM||Ferry Series No 4 : Jacaranda, flame tree, roses|
Leader: Lynne Hewitt
We walk from Cabarita to Rhodes. Admire the flame tree, jacarandas and roses... Wear something red to match the occasion.View
|12 Nov, Sat 8:30AM||Carrington falls – Missingham steps circuit|
|Carrington Falls - Stevos pass - Kangaroo river - Missingham steps circuit. This spectacular circuit takes in some of the most beautiful rainforested river country in NSW, with plenty of pools for swimming when we reach the Kangaroo river at the half way point. Rock scrambling and rock hopping.
Location: Budderoo National Park
Map: budderoo View
|12 Nov, Sat 6:00PM||NPA Annual Dinner|
NPA Annual DinnerIf you wish to join the SWAG table, please RSVP asap here. The two weeks prior rule does not apply to this special event.
This is a great opportunity for the National Parks Association community to come together and celebrate. Meet the NPA Executive, State Council, staff, other members and supporters. Learn more about our current activities, programs and conservation work while enjoying a three course meal. • Presentation of NPA volunteer awards• • Special guest speaker: Hon. James Griffin MP, Minister for Environment and Heritage• • Many raffle prizesA$70.00 View
|13-19 Nov, Sun (08:00AM)-Sat (16:00PM)||Kosciuszko Pack Walk|
|The annual Koscie walk, this time with a bit of new country to explore. We camp near Daveys Hut, Kidmans Hut, Mawsons Hut (2 nights), Valentines Hut, and Whites River Hut. We have a spare day to do an optional side trip from Mawsons Hut. Days 2-4 are off track and may be a bit rough but it will an awesome walk with the usual lovely Koscie bush and scenery!
Be prepared to start the walk a little later if weather conditions are poor.
Location: Kosciuszko NP Limit: 15. View
|14 Nov, Mon 9:22AM||Devils Hole|
|Walk from the station to the Nellies Glen. Descend to the Six Foot Track. Return to Katoomba via Devils Hole. Steep descent on old steps. Some rock scrambling. Some sections will be damp and maybe slippery.
Map: Katoomba Limit: 15. View
|15 Nov, Tue 9:30AM||Mt Alexandra Circuit- Red Track (#070)|
|Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council|
|Grade:4/6||Length||11km||700m||Southern Highlands Branch|
|(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) This walk follows the track through forest, along creeks and beneath the M5 Motorway. The Nattai River and Gibbergunyah Creek are crossed on the way. There are views and waterfalls along the route. The track itself is slippery in places. It is listed as a grade 4 but some parts are grade 5. There is one very steep gully to cross and a couple of creeks and I didn’t get a photo of the 2 most difficult crossings.
Hazards: Rough track, steep steps, slippery rocks and 4 creek crossing
Map: Mittagong 8929-2S Limit: 20. View
|16 Nov, Wed 9:45AM||Maroubra to Little Bay|
|Walk the Coastal Walk from Maroubra to Little Bay via South Maroubra, Boora Point walking track, Malabar Beach. Some tracks, boardwalks, fire trail and beaches. Beautiful ocean and coastal views.
Location: Malabar Headland NP Limit: 15. View
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