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|1 Apr, Thu||Heathcote to Sutherland|
|From Heathcote Station follow paths and tracks to the Pipeline Track. Continue along the Pipeline crossing Heathcote Rd to find a steep track descending to the Woronora River. Follow a faint track along the river and ascend to the upper escarpment. Continue along cliff edge with good views of the river. Descend the Pass of Sabugal, cross the river and continue along the Pipeline. Follow various trails and tracks to Sutherland Station. Relaxed pace. Lots of ups and downs. River crossings, cliff edges, slippery, loose rocky sections.
Location: Heathcote NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N and Campbelltown 90291N View
|1 Apr, Thu 9:00AM||National Poetry Month|
|Grade:2/6||Length||5km||100m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|We have entered National Poetry Month (see https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/poetry-month/) and what better place to be inspired than the coast of Royal National Park. Bring along a poem and share with others, meander around the coast and record your impressions. Bring a notepad or a camera or a sketchbook. Who cares! This is to be inspired. Return home, produce your own poem, share it.... let's make this an annual day.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 12. View
|1 Apr, Thu||Potts Point – Elizabeth Bay – Edgecliff|
|Walk Victoria Road and view terrace houses, saved by the 1970s green movement, circle back to 1813 Rockwell House, and 1831 Tusculum. Then onto the area that boasts the highest concentration of Art Deco architecture in Australia. Next to Elizabeth Bay and view buildings listed by the NSW State Heritage. Mainly flat walk with an easy climb to Edgecliff Interchange for return to city. COVID-19 safe numbers. View|
|2 Apr, Fri 10:00AM||Neighbourhood walk No 11: Meadowbank to Rhodes|
|(Nearly fully booked) Leader will be Kevin Cliffe; "neighbourhood series" will be led by walkers in the vicinity of where they live. Today we walk from Meadowbank to Rhodes. Different lunch options available. From Meadowbank station proceed via Meadowbank Park, Parramatta Valley River Walk to Melrose Park and Ermington. We pass Casuarinas and Mangroves and George Kendall Riverside Park, and continue to Silverwater. Crossing Parramatta River, we continue on the River Walk via Wilson Park, Blaxland Riverside Park, Newington Armory and Parklands and Waterbird sanctuary. Passing Olympic Park ferry wharf, we cross the new bridge into Rhodes and finish at the station. Energetic walkers can continue and explore Bicentennial Park and Olympic Park. Limit: 18. View|
|2 Apr, Fri 9:45AM||Patonga to Wondabyne|
|Travel by train to Woy Woy, bus to Patonga to start the walk. Steep climb up to the escapement with great views, several tracks including the Tunnet Trail, Mt Wondabyne Fire Trail, passing Mt Wondabyne Campsite and Mt Wondabyne, then Thommos Loop Track, Kariong Brook Falls and down the Rifle Range Fire trail to Wondabyne Station. Steep and slippery sections and creek crossings. Limit: 15. View|
|2-5 Apr, Fri (08:30AM)-Mon (15:00PM)||The Gardens of Stone Traverse|
|(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Newnes - Mt Dawson - Collett Gap - Woolpack Rock - Hughes defile - Point Cameron - Cape Horn. This will be a 4 day full pack walk far from the maddening crowds of Easter to an area of wild rugged beauty full of complex ridge systems, a multitude of pagodas, superlative views and comfortable campsites with the odd camp cave thrown in. Gaze at the stars at night and warm yourselves around the campfire and enjoy the splendid isolation of this rarely visited area not all that far from Sydney's doorstep.
People interested in this walk should be used to offtrack walking. Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Wollemi NP and Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S View
|3 Apr, Sat||Blakehurst to Brighton-Le-Sands|
|Moderate pace. Blakehurst to Brighton-Le-Sands via Todd Park, Carss Bush Park Reserve, Kogarah Bay, Beverley Park, Ramsgate, Scarborough Park, Bicentennial Park, Brighton-Le-Sands. Break off points. Water views, reserves, street walking (mostly quiet). Mostly flat. Some ups and downs, steps and uneven surfaces. Mostly formed paths and grassy reserves. Limit: 12. View|
|4 Apr, Sun 8:30AM||Box Vale Track|
|Starting at Welby, follow the Box Vale track, an old rail link from a disused coal mine to the Nattai Gorge Lookout. Visit 40 Foot Falls on a side track on return. Limit: 16. View|
|4 Apr, Sun 8:30AM||Griffins Fire Trail|
|(Cancelled) Cancelled as fire trail closed. A replacement walk will be posted soon. Starting at Jacks Corner, follow Griffins Fire Trail, crossing Yarrunga Creek to Crankeys Creek and lunch at Griffins Farm clearing, return by the same route.
Location: Kangaroo Valley
Map: Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 16. View
|5 Apr, Mon 9:06AM||Red Gum Park|
|(Fully Booked) Explore Red Gum Park, Minnatonka Falls and South Bullaburra. Old track and infrastructure. Metal spikes a trip hazard on old wooden stairs. Creek crossings. Steep loose sections. Some off-track.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 16. View
|6 Apr, Tue 9:30AM||4 Views – Moolatoo Trig Fire Trail.|
|Grade:3/6||Length||11km||400m||Southern Highlands Branch|
|(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Moolatoo Trig Fire Trail winds through forest. There are 4 separate cliff edge sites with dramatic views over Shoalhaven Gorge towards Ettrema Wilderness. Unfenced cliffs. Sandstone rock can fracture and crumble without warning.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Burrier 89282N Limit: 15. View
|6 Apr, Tue 10:00AM||The basin at Palm Beach: walk and water activities|
|The Basin near Palm Beach has the warmest water in Sydney for swimming and snorkeling. It's also flat surf. Bring snacks, drinks, sun protection and water gears.
After beach activities which include swimming, snorkelling, standup paddle, and kayaking, return to your car or on the ferry. The walking distance will be about 6km with 200m elevation if you walk from West Head Road. There will be very little walk if you arrive by ferry and return by ferry. Alternatively, you can do a self guided walk from the basin to West Head Road and back to the basin(6km 200m elevation). In your RSVP, please state if you will be going by ferry or driving. Hazards associated with beach activities. Slippery sections.
Map: Palm Beach Limit: 8. View
|7 Apr, Wed 9:45AM||Asgard Swamp and Victoria Falls|
|(Fully Booked) Travel by car from Mt Victoria Station to the start of the Asgard Swamp Track along Victoria Falls Road. Walk along the track to Asgard Head Lookout, the old mine and coke oven, Thor Head Lookout and return to Victoria Falls Road. Drive on to the end of the road and walk down the track passing Narrow Neck Lookout, Grose Valley Lookout, Victoria Falls Cascade and Victoria Fall. Return along the track to the parked cars. Steep, slippery, and muddy sections. Creek crossings.
Location: Mt Victoria Limit: 15. View
|7 Apr, Wed||Redledge Pass|
|(Cancelled) Joint leader Sheila Walker. From Narrow Neck Track head down a natural pass on a late 1800s miner's route. The track leads down to the old Glen Shale Mine from where there is an old overgrown tram line which connects to the Devils Hole Track and the climb to the chock stone at the finish of the Devils Hole. Car shuttle will be required. Please let me know if you are driving. Steep and slippery sections, rock scrambling, some narrow exposed ledges, steep descent and creek crossings.
Location: Katoomba Limit: 15. View
|8 Apr, Thu 10:00AM||Exploratory walk Topham Track to Camp Z at Refuge Bay|
|(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Exploratory walk. Topham Track then off-track to Waterfall Beach in Refuge Bay. Water taxi to America Bay for return. Slippery, scrambling, off-track walking.
Location: West Head Limit: 3. View
|8 Apr, Thu||The Southern Shores of Sydney Harbour|
|Watsons Bay and South Head. Steps, tracks and some roads.
Location: Sydney Harbour NP
Map: Sydney Harbour National Park View
|9 Apr, Fri 9:27AM||Neighbourhood walk no 12: Bobbin Head via Warrimoo Track and return via Bobbin Head Trail|
|(Nearly fully booked) Leader: Heather Lakiss. Sphinx Memorial to Bobbin Head Loop Track. The walk leads along Warrimoo Track, which winds through thick mangroves. Keep an eye out for the Aboriginal middens as you walk – these unique heritage sites are testament to the bountiful food supplies enjoyed by the Aboriginal people of this region. Walk to Empire Marina Bobbin Head and historic Halvorsen’s boatshed before arriving at Bobbin Head. Return via Bobbin Head trail past open forests of smooth-barked apple gum and red bloodwoods. Limit: 14. View|
|10 Apr, Sat 8:57AM||Kiama to Gerringong|
|One of the classic coastal walks of NSW and a must for summer as along the way I plan to swim at a number of the beaches we pass, which include Kendells, Easts, Loves Bay and finally Werri Beach. So bring the swimmers, blockout, sunhat and towel and enjoy our cruise along the littoral zone.
Location: Kiama Coast
Map: Kiama 90281S View
|11 Apr, Sun 9:34AM||Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 21|
|Co-Leader: Bob Rankin.
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.
As part of Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads, we walk from Otford to Stanwell Park through the old railway tunnel from Otford. This is 1.5k long and very dark, so you need two good lights, eg a headlamp and and torch , Stanwell Park Beach, Stanwell Creek, Wodi Wodi Track and possibly Kelly's Falls.
Social distancing, sanitizer, mask. Steep and slippery sections, some rock clambering.
Map: Otford 91294S Limit: 12. View
|12 Apr, Mon 9:10AM||Hassans Walls|
|(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Eskbank Track to Braceys Lookout, Hassans Walls and return to Lithgow. Fire trails and roads shared with cars.
Map: Lithgow 89313S Limit: 16. View
|12 Apr, Mon 9:00AM||The Ponds Walk: Carlingford to Rydalmere|
|(Date Changed) We start our walk at Mobbs Hill and make our way following the Ponds and the Subiaco Creeks most of their way to the Parramatta River. We finish at Rydalmere. There is a total climb of 99 metres and a descent of 191 metres, so it is mainly downhill. We are walking through the land of the Wallumedda clan of the Darug people.
Map: The Ponds Walk Parramatta City Council Limit: 15. View
|13 Apr, Tue 9:30AM||Les Lambert Lookout|
|Grade:3/6||Length||9.5km||300m||Southern Highlands Branch|
|(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Walk through the locked gate at the entrance to Budderoo National Park and follow the Hindmarch Pass track until reaching an unmarked track to the left which leads to Les Lambert Lookout. This provides a lovely lunch place among the rocks with wonderful views into Upper Kangaroo Valley Hazards: Rough track, fallen trees, unfenced cliffs and steep ascent/descent
Location: Budderoo National Park
Map: Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 20. View
|14 Apr, Wed 10:00AM||Artarmon to Northbridge via Tunks Park|
|(Bob Shayler’s Group) Gerald H.|
|Artarmon to Northbridge (Clive Park) via Tunks Park. Streets, paths and a little bush. Some climbing. Slow pace especially on hills. Return to city by bus. Mandatory: Contact leader for booking by text message or email. Bush and street walking. Slips and trips.
Location: Garigal NP Limit: 12. View
|14 Apr, Wed 8:40AM||Cowan to Berowra via Berowra Waters|
|Grade:3/6||Length||13km||600m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|Part of the Great North Walk. Starting at Cowan Station, walk down to Berowra Creek, walk along the creek to Berowra Waters, and then walk up the Berkley Fire trail to Berowra Station. Walk maybe cancelled if very wet weather is forecast.
The descent to Berowra Creek has difficult sections with vertical steps on metal footholds. The track up to Berowra has some steep sections that require a reasonable level of fitness.
Steep and slippery sections, creek crossings.
Location: Berowra Valley NP
Map: Berowra Limit: 15. View
|15 Apr, Thu||Narrabeen Lagoon|
|Around the lagoon, a large estuary system and wildlife haven. Our journey around Narrabeen Lagoon goes through beautiful ecosystems, abundant of flora and fauna, cultural heritage and historical icons. Booking is mandatory.
Map: Narrabeen Lake Limit: 10. View
|16 Apr, Fri||Drip Rock, Clews Cave, Island Mountain and the Colo|
|Park at the end of Drip Rock Trail and make our way via several ridges to Clews Cave. From there, ascend Island Mountain, then descend to the Colo. Walk up a tributary to the north east and climb back up. Walk back to the vehicle. About 10 km. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Colo Heights 90313N View
|16 Apr, Fri 10:15AM||Neighbourhood Walk No 13: Cockatoo Island|
|(SWAG) Bob R.|
|(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Known in the Dharug language as Wareamah, meaning ‘Women’s land’, Cockatoo Island is a former convict penal establishment and naval shipyard, located in the heart of Sydney Harbour... Cockatoo Island is a source of intrigue and inspiration for visitors owing to its heritage buildings, distinctive terrain and panoramic views. Popular attractions include heritage and campground accommodation, waterfront cafés and picnic spots. We meet at Cockatoo Island wharf at 10:15 am. There are some steep stairs. A rough estimate of length is 5 km, including a walk to a pub in Balmain for lunch after catching a ferry from Cockatoo Island to Balmain after touring the island. Please advise if you will be having lunch with us on RSVP. Steep and slippery sections
Location: Cocakatoo Island
Map: Sydney Harbour Limit: 16. View
|17 Apr, Sat||Airly Turret and the Clifftops to the East|
|Find out why this area, part of the Gardens of Stone region, must be protected for future generations. Leave one vehicle at Airly Mountain and drive to Airly Gap. Climb towards Airly Turret, approaching it from the west, then explore the turret and its slots. Continue east through dissected terrain of pagodas and ravines until we join the road which will take us down to the first car. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View
|17 Apr, Sat||Bellambi to Fairy Meadow|
|Moderate pace. Bellambi Harbour and Lagoon – Corrimal Beach – Towradgi Beach – Thomas Dalton Park – Fairy Meadow. Ocean and lagoon views. Mostly level on formed paths and grassy reserves. Quiet street walking. Option of some beach walking. Limit: 12. View|
|17 Apr, Sat 2:00PM||Brokers Nose Traverse | Slow paced and easy going|
|The walk can be a (little) steep in sections so ideally some average fitness will assist - however we are going to be taking it very slow! This walk will be ideal for people a bit worried to take on a group walk because of their fitness, we are going to take it very slow, stopping often and taking it very easy so we all enjoy the walk without fear of being too slow or too unfit. A classic Wollongong walk to our most iconic peak. An easy paced walk taking you through various types of bushland with sneaky peaks to the Illawarra below. The walk meanders through creek beds and scrub with opportunities to spot wildlife and interesting plant life. This is a family-friendly walk, so book a family ticket and bring the kids. There is a significant cliff section, so only bring kids that are old enough to follow strict direction - ie. this is not a terrible two friendly walk. We will be taking our time taking in the sites and a chance to meet new people. If you like to take photos, there are some terrific photo opportunities available and a great chance to have an epic shot at the summit - I can help here for the perfect social media photo! In the event of rain the walk will still go ahead but may be modified to suit the conditions. Cliff, snakes. Limit: 16. View|
|17 Apr, Sat 10:30AM||Bungoona Lookout|
|As part of the Australian Heritage Festival this walk is organised by Sydney Tramway Museum and National Parks Association. The opportunity to learn about the flora and fauna around the Bungoona Path area during walks led by members of the National Parks Association, Sydney Branch. Easy walk on concrete path, approx. 50 minutes for the round walk from start to finish. The guides will meet the tram from Loftus at the R.N.P. Terminus. Last guided walk starts after arrival of tram around 2:25pm. Wear flat shoes and a hat, bring water and a light snack. Toilets at nearby car park.
Trams leave Sydney Tramway Museum, Loftus, first heading northwards towards Sutherland hourly from 10am until 3pm, then on return to Museum, departs at 15 minutes past the hour for The Royal National Park, arriving at the terminus there approx. 7 minutes later. Departure from The Royal National Park is from 10:30am then hourly, with last tram at 3:30pm, terminating at the Museum.
Travel on the tram is for holders of the all-inclusive Day Ticket ($20, $15, $10) or return Parklink Ticket - $6 Adult, $4 conc./child.
More info at https://www.sydneytramwaymuseum.com.au/
Location: Royal NP View
|17 Apr, Sat 10:00AM||Heritage festival|
|NO need to RSVP. As part of the Heritage Festival, The Tramway Museum will have trams running from the Museum to RNP terminus. Most of the 3.5-kilometre tramline winds through the bush. The timetabled departure from the Tramway Museum is 10:15am then hourly until 4:15pm, with return departure from RNP terminus from 10:30am then hourly until 3:30pm. From the RNP terminus, it is a short stroll to the Bungoona Lookout. A further kilometre’s downhill walk along the Honeymoon Track brings you to the picturesque Audley weir, Weir Cafe and National Park Visitors Centre. Guided walks will be offered by leaders from NPA.
Map: NPWS Royal NP View
|17-18 Apr, Sat (09:00AM)-Sun (14:00PM)||Section of Six Foot Track|
|An easier pack walk in the Megalong Valley along a section of the Six Foot Track. Lovely scenery and a great campsite next to the Cox River.
Location: Blue Mountains Limit: 15. View
|17 Apr, Sat 7:30AM||The Mt Solitary traverse|
|(Fully Booked) We start at the Prince Henry Cliff Walk, then walk down the Furber Stairs and along the Federal Pass walking track where we will access Mt Solitary, which has been out of bounds for over a year due to the previous fires of last summer. Then over the top of Mt.Solitary, down the Col and over the Kedumba River before we climb up onto the Kings Tableland where we finish the walk. This is a big walk with 2 decent climbs but all on tracks. Anyone contemplating this walk should be fit as this is definitely not a bludge walk by any means! Rock scrambling up onto Mt Solitary.
Location: Blue Mountains National Park and Blue Mountains NP
Map: Jamison 89302N and Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View
|18 Apr, Sun 9:39AM||Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 22|
|(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Co-Leader: Bob Rankin. 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, 660 km in total. As part of Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads, we will walk from Coalcliff to Austinmer. Lots of ups and downs on this escarpment traverse. Long day. Steep and slippery tracks. Limit: 16. View|
|19 Apr, Mon 7:53AM||Linden to Springwood via Sassafras Ridge|
|(Fully Booked) The walk has been changed to the following because Linden Ridge closed. Still walking from Linden to Springwood but on the southern side of the railway. We will cross the GWH at the lights at Linden Station and walk up to Martin Pl visiting Lady Martins Bath on the way. After walking along Sassafras Ridge Trail we will leave it to look for the kangaroo carving. The kangaroo ridge is followed down to Sassafras Creek. We will exit up Wiggins Track and go through Fairy Dell to Springwood. Creek crossings. Some off track. Wet rocks can be slippery.
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 16. View
|19 Apr, Mon 9:15AM||Northern Beaches Hospital to Roseville Bridge via Middle Harbour|
|Starting at the Northern Beaches Hospital, because of its easy access by public transport, we will walk to Natural Bridge and around to Roseville Bridge via Bantry Bay and Middle Harbour. We climb 146 metres and drop 235 metres on this walk. Some rocks to clamber over but generally reasonable track. Some creek crossings.
Location: Garigal NP
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 15. View
|20 Apr, Tue 9:01AM||Nature ramble 1: Kangaroo Creek|
|Grade:2/6||Length||5km||200m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|It's time to see what's out and about on the Karloo Pool, Bottle Forest Loop in Royal National Park. While we plan to be out by 1pm (Zoom meetings that day) we don't need to rush so be creative and bring a camera. Steepish climb out.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 10. View
|20 Apr, Tue 9:30AM||The Cascades|
|Grade:4/6||Length||8km||450m||Southern Highlands Branch|
|(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) From the Cascades carpark climb steeply beside the waterfall and continue to a service road. Descend to Clover Hill Rd and follow the track down to Macquarie Rivulet to return to carpark Hazards: Steep slippery track with tree roots, slippery rocks, creek crossing.
Location: Macquarie Pass National Park
Map: Robertson 9028-4N Limit: 18. View
|21 Apr, Wed 8:30AM||Carrington Falls circuit|
|Grade:4/6||Length||15km||480m||Southern Highlands Branch|
|(Nearly fully booked) A circular walk: From Carrington Falls car park we follow Stevo's Track steeply down to the Kangaroo River for lunch. After crossing the River we climb up the rough track via Missingham steps and once on top we follow the management trail back to the car park. Off track walking, unfenced edges, slippery rocks, creek/river crossings, bites, stings, wet feet, environmental conditions.
Location: Budderoo NP
Map: Robertson 9028-4N Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 8. View
|21 Apr, Wed 9:30AM||Summer Hill to Balmain|
|Walk from Summer Hill to Balmain East Wharf via Haberfield, Hawthorne Canal, Bay Run, Callan Park, Rozelle and Birchgrove. Lovely water views. Limit: 15. View|
|22 Apr, Thu 9:01AM||Nature Ramble 2: Robertson Knoll|
|Grade:2/6||Length||5km||200m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|There is a delightful stroll from Audley, down to Wattle Forest and then up onto Uloola Ridge, before returning via Robertson Knoll. At this time of the year the banksias are in full bloom and the air is crisp and filled with autumn. Even better, at the end of the walk we enjoy a nice coffee!
Location: Royal NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 10. View
|22 Apr, Thu 12:01AM||Taverners Hill Leichhardt – Hawthorne Canal – Iron Cove Bay|
|Flat walk along The Greenway Corridor beside heritage–listed Hawthorne Canal. Join the “Bay Run” to historic Rodd Park at Rodd Point and loop back along part of Iron Cove Bay foreshore walk. Covid safe numbers.
Location: Sydney View
|23 Apr, Fri 9:15AM||Neighbourhood Walk No 14: Kokoda Track|
|(Nearly fully booked) Leader will be Kevin Cliffe. Today we walk from Rhodes to Chiswick via The Kokoda Track. Enjoy a SWAG Anzac biscuit with ginger and sunflower seeds.
The Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway has the following spectacular features:
Location: Rhodes station, Brays Bay, Rocky Point and Rhodes station Limit: 16. View
|23-25 Apr, Fri (05:17AM)-Sun (08:00AM)||Nullo Range Adventure|
|Strictly limited numbers. Private property access has been arranged. A series of three one-day walks from a base camp exploring the Nullo Range (directly north of the Yodellers Range) between Myrtle Gap and Lovers Leap. The plan for each day is to be advised, and our progress will depend on our ability to penetrate this very difficult but spectacular terrain. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure. About 6 km every day.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Widden 89321N View
|24 Apr, Sat 8:30AM||Waterfall to Heathcote|
|Waterfall Station - Kangaroo Creek Track - Bottle Forest Track - Engadine Track - Heathcote Station. This is a delightful walk along Kangaroo Creek, all the way down to the junction of Engadine Creek and then back up to Heathcote Station. Along the way I plan to stop for a number of swims depending on the heat of the day so bring your togs with you!
Location: Royal NP
Map: NPWS Royal NP View
|26 Apr, Mon 9:16AM||Berowra to Mt Kuring-gai via Cowan Creek|
|A picturesque walk down into the valley and follow the tranquil Cowan Creek southwards, passing an Aboriginal midden, before climbing up to Mt Kuring-gai Station. A formed track with some obsticles, many steps and short steep hills. Creek crossings.
Location: Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Map: Hornsby 91304S Limit: 15. View
|26 Apr, Mon 8:40AM||Blaxland to Valley Heights|
|(Fully Booked) Walk part of Cripple Creek, fire trail past beautiful old Mountain Blue Gums, through Sun Valley diatreme to Valley Heights Station. Rough, steep parts, uneven tracks and fire trails. Covid distancing essential.
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 15. View
|26 Apr, Mon 9:00AM||Manly to Spit Bridge|
|Grade:2/6||Length||10km||350m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|It is time to explore Sydney harbour and its delights as we switch from urban walks to parts of Sydney Harbour National Park. Explore some of the nooks along the way. No need to rush. Just enjoy the journey. Note that in this direction we are walking with the sun behind us!
Location: Sydney Harbour NP Limit: 10. View
|27 Apr, Tue 9:30AM||Thirlmere Lakes NP|
|Grade:2/6||Length||11km||200m||Southern Highlands Branch|
|(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) From Lake Couridjah car park we will traverse anti clockwise around Lake Couridjah, Lake Werri Berri and Lake Gandangarra then up Racklyefts Finger Track to lookout over Lake Nerrigorang then down to Nerrigorang Picnic area for lunch. Return to car park via Thirlmere Lakes Track. Birds and wild flower are in abundance. Hazards: Rough tracks, fallen trees
Location: Thirlmere Lakes NP
Map: Picton 9029-4S Limit: 25. View
|28 Apr, Wed 9:37AM||Chiswick to Balmain|
|Parks, reserves, street walking, mostly flat, minor ups and down, steps, break off points. Steps and uneven surfaces.
Location: Russell park Limit: 12. View
|28 Apr, Wed 10:20AM||Glenbrook to EMU Plains|
|(Bob Shayler’s Group) Fritz W.|
Glenbrook to EMU Plains via Lapstone, Nepean River and Art Gallery. Easy, 8 km Meeting at Glenbrook Station at 10.20 Train from Central 9.18, arriving 10.19 For further details and Bookings ring Fritz 0418 990 167trips and slips
Location: Blue Mountains National Park Limit: 12. View
|28 Apr, Wed 9:30AM||Griffiths Trail|
|(Postponed) A slow midweek walk on the Griffiths Trail, possible inclusion of Cooks Nose, to check out the autumn wildflowers and birds. Bring binoculars and/or camera. Cliff edges, rough track in parts, creek crossing.
Location: Barren Grounds NR
Map: Robertson 90284N Limit: 10. View
|28 Apr, Wed 9:45AM||Mermaids Pool & Tahmoor Gorge|
|Grade:4/6||Length||11km||400m||Southern Highlands Branch|
|Walk along Bargo River via Potholes Track to Diesel Pass and on to See Thru Pool then Mermaids Pool. Up to Matilda track to lookouts and on to Rosies Pass that will take us into and along Tahmoor Gorge. Rough track, unfenced edges, slippery rocks & creek crossings. Track may be more difficult in the gorge due to recent flooding. May need to back track if necessary.
Map: Picton 90294S Limit: 12. View
|29 Apr, Thu||Linden to Hazelbrook|
|Lots of steep sections on this route from Linden through Woodford to Hazelbrook. Picturesque waterfalls and pools. Track and fire trail walking. Relaxed pace. Cliff edges, creek crossings, slippery sections.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S View
|29 Apr, Thu||Meadowbank to Parramatta|
|Along the northern bank of the river incorporating the recently opened Escarpment Boardwalk. This “missing link” goes along the north side of Parramatta River until a little after the Gasworks Bridge on Macarthur Street to the Charles Street Weir, opposite Parramatta Wharf and at the bottom of the Queens Avenue stairs.
Location: Parramatta River Limit: 10. View
|29 Apr, Thu 9:01AM||Taronga to Balmoral Beach|
|Grade:2/6||Length||8km||100m||Southern Sydney Branch|
|Part 2 of our walks around the Sydney Harbour, northside! More views of our stunning harbour and lots of interesting heritage along the way, including exploring some extensions. Limit: 10. View|
|30 Apr, Fri 9:25AM||Georges River National Park in search of Banksia|
|(Nearly fully booked) Autumn is here and the banksias are at their best. Let's take a walk in Georges National Park with great views of the river.... the river walk and the ridge walk. If time allows, we'll also visit nearby Sylvan Grove Native Garden https://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/parks-reserves/sylvan-grove-native-garden Steep and slippery sections. Limit: 18. View|
|30 Apr, Fri||Spot Height 958 and Green Gully Divide|
|Park on the eastern edge of the Little Capertee Creek Camping Ground and make our way to Petries Gully. At GR 438 276, take a western tributary, then exit northwards and climb to spot height 958. Continue to a high point at GR 437 296, then descend north west on a spur to a lookout spot at around GR 441 303. Retrace to the previous high point, then use a known slot to come underneath the cliffs. Return via Green Gully Divide. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure. About 15 km.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S and Mount Morgan 89311S View
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