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1 Jun, Tue 9:30AM Joadja North Nature Reserve
Grade:3/6 Length 8.5km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Sue Ann M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Joadja Nature reserve was created in 2001.  The management trail meanders through Eucalypt forest to a rocky lookout giving views over creeks and farmland.  Returning to the Wombeyan Caves Rd we cross and walk a little way to another fire trail and lookout towards Wombeyan Caves.  This is a lovely lunch place. Hazards:  Rough fire trail and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Joadja NR
Map: Barrallier 8929-3N Limit: 20. View

2 Jun, Wed 9:02AM Lawson to Hazelbrook – Waterfalls walk
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  450m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Starting at Lawson Station, passing through Fairy Falls, St Michaels Falls, Dantes Glen, Echo Bluff, Fredrica Falls, Horseshoe Falls, Oakland Falls and Burgess Falls to Hazelbrook Station. Moderate speed. Please contact leader by email to register. Steep and slippery sections, creek crossings.
Location: Lawson Limit: 15. View

2 Jun, Wed 10:00AM Narrabeen to Mona Vale
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  50m Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) Fritz W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Easy walk from Narrabeen to Mona Vale. Some short steep steps. Great ocean views.
Location: Northern beaches Limit: 15. View

2 Jun, Wed Potos Wall and Lions Cave
Grade:5/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longNEW WALK: Leave one car GR 719 928 on Mountain Lagoon Road and drive another one to Hanlons Road North, GR 699 916. From the second car, descend east into Back Creek and follow it all the way to Tootie Creek. Visit Potos Wall, then Potos Cave. Climb onto the ridge to the east and visit Lions Cave. Continue north east underneath the cliff line, exploring caves, till about GR 714 933 or GR 714 938, depending on the available time. Re-connect with the first car. Expect cascades, waterfalls, rainforest ravines and beautiful caves. About 6 km. Partly exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mountain Lagoon 90313S View

3 Jun, Thu Meadowbank – Bicentennial Park – Concord West
Grade:1/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
Sandra C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.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.Walk the historic 1886 John Whitton Bridge. Rhodes, foreshore path by Homebush Bay to Bicentennial Park. Mainly flat walking with close river views. Water available and dropout points. COVID safe numbers. Train T9 return to city. Joint WEA Ramblers and NPA walk.
Location: Parramatta River View

3 Jun, Thu 9:30AM Wattamolla to Curracurrong and return
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  290m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.It's the season for whales! The coast beckons! We will be stopping at a number of key locations along the cliffs of Royal with cameras at the ready.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 12. View

4 Jun, Fri 10:00AM Neighbourhood walk 19 : Little Diggers and Two Creeks Track
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  170m 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.Cafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Co-leader: Heather Lakiss. Walk repeated due to popular demand. This pleasant walk starts from Lindfield Park and heads through the bushland to the Two Creeks Track, which it follows through the national park to, and along, Middle Harbour Creek. The walk finishes at Dukes Green Cafe via the picturesque Little Digger Track, and through a few shortcut alley ways in East Lindfield. Steep, rugged and slippery sections
Location: Middle Harbour Limit: 20. View

5 Jun, Sat 11:00AM Gardens of Stone for Beginners
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | 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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) This and one other equal event have been booked out very quickly. If you're interested in the event, contact them for another event in the future months.
Presented by Yuri Bolotin at Gang Gang Gallery, Lithgow.
11.00-11.30 - Gardens of Stone Talk
11.30-13.00 - Gardens of Stone Walk
The rugged and beautiful Gardens of Stone can be an intimidating place for a first-time visitor. Find out about easier access points and routes that you can use to discover this magical land. After his talk, Yuri will lead a short walk to the part of the Gardens of Stone adjacent to Lithgow (Dobbs Drift). You will be able to view, photograph and learn about the stunning pagoda formations that make this area unique. Numbers are strictly limited, so bookings are essential. Contact: Sharon Howard, Gang Gang Gallery, 0408 514 440. View

5 Jun, Sat Minnamurra to Kiama
Grade:2/6 Length 9km Macarthur Branch
Lyn C
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Moderate pace. Minnamurra to Kiama via Minnamurra River, Kiama Downs, Cathedral Rocks, The Boneyard, Bombo, Kiama Harbour and Blow Hole. River and ocean views. Partly exploratory with varying surfaces to be walked on. Reserves, possible sand walking. Steps and ups and downs. Limit: 12. View

5 Jun, Sat 9:00AM Nobles Canyon – Carne Creek cliff lines exploration
Grade:4/6 Length 6km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Normally a canyon involves getting wet feet and a swim, abseil or at least a wade through waist-deep water but Nobles Cayon, also known as the Dry Canyon is a rare exception and a wonderfully spectacular one at that. On this trip we will follow Nobles Canyon down past its 2 constrictions to the cliff lines above Carne Creek then explore the cliff lines south of that creek before crossing over a pagoda laden ridge back to the main track. Rock scrambling and off-track.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Cullen Bullen 89313N Limit: 15. View

6 Jun, Sun 8:00AM 20km plus walk series No 3: Circular Quay to The Spit
Grade:4/6 Length 24km  500m Southern Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Explore one of the best harbours in the world on our doorstep.   Today we walk from   Circular Quay to The Spit.  Over the course of the walk you will come across  
  • The Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • The pristine bushland of Sydney Harbour National Park
  • An abundance of spectacular views of the harbour
  • An old Naval Base
  • Tiny harbour beaches where you can take a swim
  • A nude beach
  • Several cafes and restaurants at Chowder Bay
  • The Sydney Harbour Marine Institute where you can learn more about the Harbour
When you RSVP, include your full name, member number, mobile no, and emergency contact no. Steep and slippery sections Limit: 12. Best Walk: Sydney Harbour View

6 Jun, Sun 10:30AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 25
Grade:3/6 Length 16km  150m Illawarra Branch
Col M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Nearly fully booked) Port Kembla North to Lake Illawarra. Walk from Port Kembla North Station to Lake Illawarra Kiosk on a route around part of Bluescope's steel-making operations, Inner Harbour, Hill 60 and Port Kembla Beach. 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. Limit: 12. View

7 Jun, Mon 8:30AM Blaxland to Glenbrook via Lennox Bridge
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  270m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked) St Johns Oval, Glenbrook Lagoon, Lennox Bridge, Elizabeth Lookout to Glenbrook Station. Pathways, streets and tracks.
Map: Penrith 90303N and Springwood 90304S Limit: 16. View

7 Jun, Mon 9:30AM Sphinx to Bobbin HeadLoop track
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  619m Sydney Branch
John H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Starting (and ending) at the Sphinx, a series of carvings by a recuperating WW1 soldier as a memorial to his mates, at the entrance to Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park we wind down to the beautiful Cowan Creek and follow it into Bobin Head. There is a steep climb up the ridge on a fire trail which we follow back to the start. You can come by car or public transport and we are meeting mid morning. Booking essential. Rough track surfaces and slippery sections.
Location: Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Map: Hornsby 91304S Limit: 20. View

8 Jun, Tue 9:30AM Mt Kembla Summit and Ring Track
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  360m Southern Highlands Branch
Sue Ann M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Summiting Mt Kembla and the ring track that circles Mt Kembla provides wonderful views over the Illawarra Coast. Hazards: Very steep track and some road walking
Location: Illawarra Escarpment State NR Limit: 20. View

9 Jun, Wed 10:00AM Bondi to Maroubra
Grade:2/6 Length 11km  50m Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) Denise S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk from Bondi to Maroubra via Tamarama, Bronte, Clovelly and Coogee. Beautiful ocean views. Some steps and ups and downs. There is an opportunity to finish earlier at Coogee. Some street walking.
Location: Bondi coastal walk Limit: 15. View

9 Jun, Wed Coogee to Bondi Beach
Grade:2/6 Length 9km Southern Sydney Branch
MAURIE
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Moderate pace. Coogee, Bronte, Bondi Beach - ocean views, ups and downs, steps, path walking along the ocean edge. Limit: 12. View

9 Jun, Wed 8:35AM Cowan to Berowra
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  600m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Date Changed) 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. Moderate pace. Please contact leader via email to register. Steep and slippery sections, creek crossings. Moderate speed
Location: cowan Limit: 15. View

9 Jun, Wed 11:30AM Walkers lunch
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.Cafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Catch up and social lunch at O'Donoghues Irish Pub, Emu Plains. View

11 Jun, Fri 9:45AM Neighbourhood walk No 16: Harold Reid and North Arm Walking Track
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  200m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
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.(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. View

11 Jun, Fri Psychedelic Ravine and Chain of Ponds
Grade:5/6 Length 9km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark one car at GR 735 932 and another one at GR 748 936 on Mountain Lagoon Road. From the first car, walk north along a spur, then down into Psychedelic Ravine. Follow it downstream, making detours to see some interesting sites, including Chain of Ponds on one of the tributaries. Exit at GR 745 955, climb the ridge and walk back to the road on the old timber trail. Partly exploratory. About 8 km. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mountain Lagoon 90313S View

12 Jun, Sat Bundeena – Maianbar circuit
Grade:2/6 Length 7km Macarthur Branch
Lyn C
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Cafe | A trip that involves a relaxed stop at a cafe.Moderate pace. Bundeena to Maianbar via Horderns Beach, Bonnie Vale, sand flats near Simpsons Bay and The Basin and return. Views of Port Hacking. Reserves, sand walking, some uneven and unsealed tracks, quiet street walking, steps, ups and downs. Coffee available at lunch. Depending on weather and time availability we may extend walk to Jibbon Beach on return to Bundeena. Limit: 12. View

12 Jun, Sat 2:57PM Dharawal National Park
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  300m Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.(Fully Booked) Exploratory Slippery and rough sections View

12 Jun, Sat 11:45AM Kallalea lagoon
Grade:2/6 Length 6km  50m Sydney Branch
Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPleasant walk along lagoon View

12 Jun, Sat 9:00AM Killalea State Park
Grade:2/6 Length 6km  150m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA shortish walk to explore the natural beauty of Killalea State Park near Shellharbour. There’s been plenty of media reports about the plans to (over)develop this park so this walk will provide an opportunity to have a look around and better understand what the issues are. NPA are advocating for the area to become Regional Park under the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Act and therefore be managed by NPWS. Limit: 16. View

13 Jun, Sun 8:00AM 20km plus walk series No 4: Kings Cross to Bondi Junction
Grade:4/6 Length 23km  500m Southern Sydney Branch
Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Highlights:
  • Expensive real estate of Sydney
  • Rose Bay Heritage walk
  • Strickland House Estate
  • Parsley Bay Reserve
  • Nudist beach
  • Southhead
  • Lighthouses
  • The Gap
  • Spectacular Sydney Harbour views
  • Spectacular landscape
  • World famous Bondi Beach where you are invited to have a drink to cool down.
Steep and slippery sections.
Map: Sydney Harbour Limit: 12. Best Walk: Sydney Harbour View

13 Jun, Sun Heathcote NP Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  250m Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Waterfall station to Mooray Pool, Kingfisher Pool, Lake Toolooma, Camp Coutts and back to Waterfall. A pleasant circuit walk taking in some great waterholes and streams. Joint walk with our friends from Bushwalk the ‘Gong – combined limit applies.
Location: Heathcote NP
Map: NPWS Royal NP Limit: 15. View

14 Jun, Mon 9:31AM Lawson Swamp Trail
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  350m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Changed Transport Details) Walk up to Queens Road. Visit Sunset Rock and Dragon Rock. Walk Lawson Swamp. Wander trails north of Hazelbrook. Walking back to Hazelbrook. Some poor overgrown track. Gloves could be useful.
Location: Hazelbrook
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 16. View

14 Jun, Mon 10:00AM Warriewood Wetlands & Ingleside Escarpment
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  110m Sydney Branch
Renate W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.This walk begins by following boardwalks through the Warriewood wetlands. For a while it follows Fern Creek and climbs up the escarpment to Ingleside on steep bush tracks. On the way down the track and steps follow a part of Mullet creek, passing the Irrawong waterfall, before taking boardwalks and paths to finish at Narrabeen. Slippery in parts, creek crossings.
Map: Warriewood Limit: 14. View

15 Jun, Tue 9:30AM Bungonia Green Track
Grade:3/6 Length 6km  420m Southern Highlands Branch
Keith W
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow 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) Bungonia National Park Green Track is a circuit walk taking in the lookouts over Bungonia Gorge. There are opportunities to extend the walk and to spend time at the various lookouts. Rough track and some steep sections.
Location: Bungonia NP
Map: Bungonia 88282N Limit: 20. View

16 Jun, Wed 8:30AM Bonnum Pic
Grade:5/6 Length 16km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
Keith W
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFast pace | A trip where the leaders will set a fast pace.(Cancelled) An out and back walk over the Wanganderry Tableland near Mittagong to Bonnum Pic (723m) which has one of the best views north across the Blue Mts NP to Katoomba. Off-track walking, unfenced edges, slippery rocks, creek/river crossings, bites, stings, wet feet, environmental conditions.
Location: Nattai NP
Map: Hilltop 8929-2N Limit: 10. View

16 Jun, Wed 10:25AM Castle Cove to Castlecrag
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  30m Sydney Branch
Sophie A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk Castle Cove to Castlecrag via North Arm Track, Harold Reid Reserve and Sugarloaf Bay. Lovely walk with bush fire trail, water views and some street walking. Lots of steps. Limit: 15. View

16 Jun, Wed 8:20AM Heathcote to Engadine via Karloo Pool, Kangaroo Creek & Audley
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  470m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.From Heathcote Station, walk down Karloo Track to Karloo Pool, Kangaroo Creek, Engadine Track, Robertson Knoll Track to Audley and return on Engadine Track to Heathcote Station. Steep and slippery sections, creek crossings, walking along creek and muddy sections.
Location: Royal NP Limit: 15. View

17 Jun, Thu 9:30AM Glebe heritage walk and Glebe Point foreshore
Grade:1/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
Sandra C.
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)Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.View Glebe buildings classified by National Trust including Toxteth House 1831, Old Court House 1889 and colonial architect Edmund Blacket’s family home Bindura 1857. Walk the foreshore path of Glebe Point. Flat walk. Almost circular. Street parking. COVID safe numbers. View

18 Jun, Fri 9:00AM Bundeena to Big Marley
Grade:2/6 Length 11km  275m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
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.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.The whales are around. So are dolphins, Sea Eagles and Peregrine Falcons. Don't expect this to be a fast romp. There will be times when we stop and watch! Carry lunch. It's the best way to wait for that spectacular breach
Location: Royal National Park
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 10. View

18 Jun, Fri 9:46AM Neighbourhood Walk 20 : Middle Cove to Northbridge
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  280m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
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.(Fully Booked) Today's leader is Steve Ringbauer. It's a beautiful and very scenic walk. Route: Eastern Valley Way, North Arm, Sugarloaf Creek, Castlecrag, Sailors Bay Creek,  Salt Pan Creek, Northbridge. The walk will finish at Northbridge Hotel which offers $15 lunch special. A challenging bit requires using of a rope, steep and slippery sections.
Location: Middle Harbour View

19 Jun, Sat Jinki Ridge & Wilkinson Hill
Grade:4/6 Length 9km  220m Sydney Branch
Peter F.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longBells Line of Road - Jinki Ridge - Wilkinson Hill - Jinki Gully - Jinki Heads - Jinki Ridge - Bells Line of Road. This is a spectacular area containing pagodas, gullies, cliffs and fabulous views. From this side of the Grose Valley you experience a different perspective Tracks, off-track, steep descent, minor scrambling and a creek crossing. Only a grade 4 due to the off-track sections.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mt Wilson Limit: 12. View

20 Jun, Sun 10:32AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 2: Medlow Bath to Blackheath
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  350m Sydney Branch
Stuart S.
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.(Fully Booked) Co-leader: Esther. We walk from Medlow Bath to Blackheath.  We walk to the Three Brothers, then follow Glen Rosa Track to Blackheath. The route will take us to The Great Blue Mountains Trail, Wonderland Track, Tuckers Lookout, the Sunbath, and waterfalls. This is a gorgeous walk with never-ending views of the Megalong Valley and the Coliseum.  5 creek crossings, narrow, rocky and wet paths. Long sleeve shirts and trousers recommended as some paths are overgrown and narrow. Gortex boots an advantage. Walk will be cancelled in severe weather warning, bush fire warning or park closure. Please check your mail box the night before to make sure walk is still on. Steep and slippery sections. No-touch sign-on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Install Covidsafe app.
Map: Blue Mountains Limit: 15. View

21 Jun, Mon 10:20AM Helensburgh Tunnels and Garrawarra Conservation Area
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  80m Sydney Branch
James M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Starting from Helensburgh Station, we will complete a circuit walk in the Conservation area around Wilson Creek Dam and visit the tunnel portals from the original Illawarra Railway line, now abandoned. Lots of birds, lots of history. Please contact leader with membership number, contact phone and emergency contact. Limit: 15. View

21 Jun, Mon 9:15AM Lapstone to Penrith
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  85m Sydney Branch
John H.
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.We are walking from Lapstone Station, through the forest down to the Nepean River and visiting the historic Penrith Regional Gallery on the way. We will walk around the river with lovely views and a bit of history. We are planning to finish at Penrith Station, though an early exit at Emu Plains is possible. Minimal rain, if any, is forecast for Penrith at the time of writing. Booking is essential. Paths can be slippery when wet.
Map: Penrith 90303N Limit: 20. View

21 Jun, Mon 9:01AM Manly to North Head
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  200m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
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.It will be interesting to see the progress on redeveloping the North Head precinct and in seeing how the bush is recovering since the recent fire.
Location: Sydney Harbour National Park Limit: 12. View

21 Jun, Mon 9:22AM Radiata Plateau
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  350m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Walk to the dam for morning tea. Then up to main trail and out to Megalong Trig for views over Megalong Valley. Walk back to Katoomba through Bonnie Doon Reserve with views to Radiata Plateau.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 16. View

22 Jun, Tue 7:30AM Winter Solstice Breakfast – Boxvale Tunnel
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  450m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Celebrate the winter solstice with breakfast at the Boxvale Tunnel as we marvel at the glow of the sandstone inside the tunnel as the winter sun welcomes a new day. Bring your camera. After enjoying the sun coming into the end of the tunnel and breakfast we will  explore 40’ Falls. Hazards:  Rough tracks, creek crossings and some steep sections
Map: Mittagong 8929-2S Limit: 20. View

23 Jun, Wed 8:30AM Glenbrook Circuit via Duck Hole and Red Hand Cave
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  375m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Walk via Douglas Smith Memorial Park, then via Duck Hole Walking Track to Duck Hole, walk along the track alongside Red Hands Gully and Red Hands Walking Track to Red Hands Cave, then Campfire Creek Track to the main crossing, then Oaks Trail and then along the track alongside Glenbrook Creek to Blue Pool and up to Douglas Smith Memorial Park and Glenbrook Station. It's a fairly tough grade 3 walk. Please email Bandula to book a place. Rough, possibly muddy sections of track, creek crossings, steep and slippery sections. Limit: 15. View

23 Jun, Wed 10:10AM Great River Loop
Grade:2/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Denise S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk from Penrith, then along both sides of the Nepean River and return to Penrith. A fairly flat walk with lovely riverside views.
Location: Nepean River Limit: 15. View

24 Jun, Thu Dee Why to Manly
Grade:2/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
Sue W.
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.(Cancelled) An exploration south from Dee Why along the coast to Manly with incredible ocean views for almost the entire way as we visit four beautiful beaches.
It presents opportunities to see whales, wild flowers, various vegetation, birds and rocks - it really does have it all.
The walk is on good paths with steps.
Booking is mandatory so include your name, member number and emergency NOK contact phone number and name.
Location: Northern Beaches Sydney Limit: 12. View

25 Jun, Fri Around Spot Height 537
Grade:5/6 Length 9km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark at GR 758 950 on Mountain Lagoon Road. Walk to GR 755 960 and walk down a gully till GR 750 963, then continue under the cliffs – first north, then west, to about GR 758 967. Continue south to GR 762 955 to exit. About 9 km. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mountain Lagoon 90313S View

25 Jun, Fri 10:01AM Neighbourhood walk 21 : The Great River Walk from Penrith to Emu Plains
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  100m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Allan 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.(Changed Transport Details) The Great River Walk offers stunning scenery along the Hawkesbury-Nepean River. Expect to see abundant water birds. Preview of walk It's a picturesque section of the larger walk which will cover 570 km, linking the river's mouth at Broken Bay to its headwaters at Lake Bathurst, south of Goulburn. Council, with the NSW government, has been extending the path along the river banks as it passes through Emu Plains. In future, the walk will be extended towards Penrith Lakes and then on to Windsor, Wisemans Ferry and Berowra. Optional lunch at The O'Donoghues Irish Pub at Emu Plains. See menu.
Location: Penrith
Map: Penrith 90303N Limit: 20. View

26-27 Jun, Sat (08:30AM)-Sun (16:00PM) Blue Mountains Pack Walk
Grade:4/6 Length 28km  600m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWhere better than a trip to Splendour Rock in the Blue Mountains, this time with a bright full moon. A wonderful experience to see the landscape under moonlight, and at sunrise and sunset! This is a lovely trip with an unforgettable view from the campsite.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 15. View

26 Jun, Sat Gap Creek Pagodas
Grade:5/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis unique but unprotected area, part of the Gardens of Stone region, has an active coal mine underneath it. Find out why it must be protected for future generations. Park at GR 238 326 at Airly Gap and walk up the western tributary of Gap Creek. Explore its northern branch, then climb out to the tops at about GR 231 335 and explore the pagoda spurs on the northern side of Gap Creek, moving east. Descend into Airly Gap. Scrambling and exposure. About 8 km.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View

26 Jun, Sat Huntleys Point to Cabarita
Grade:2/6 Length 10km Macarthur Branch
Lyn C
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Moderate pace. Via Gladesville Reserve, Bedlam Bay, Banjo Patterson Park, Looking Glass Bay, Glades Bay, Morrisons Bay, Putney Point. Then we’ll catch the Mortlake ferry, walk through the Breakfast Point development, Village Green and past Country Club to Cabarita wharf. River views. Reserves, steps, ups and downs, mostly sealed paths, some unsealed and uneven tracks, quiet street walking. Limit: 12. View

26-27 Jun, Sat-Sun Navshield 2021
Branch
General Community Event
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis year’s event will take place on 26-27 June 2021 in the magnificent Tarlo River National Park. This is a rarely visited park which normally has no public access. We have arranged special access for this event with NPWS and local landholders so you have a rare chance to explore this hidden gem. It is time to dust off your compass and register! Numbers are strictly limited to 500 participants. Register here.
Location: Tarlo River NP View

26 Jun, Sat 8:33AM Stanwell Park to Helensburgh
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  500m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk via the Clifftop, Burgh and various other tracks. This walk will take you some places you might have ventured before along little used tracks but also to well known ones too, and through a variety of habitats, lookouts and places of interest.
Location: Royal NP View

27 Jun - 1 Jul, Sun-Thu Newnes
Grade:4/6 Sydney Branch
Bandula 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 long(Cancelled) Stay at Newnes Hotel cabin and do day walks. Must travel in car with no more than one other person. Steep and slippery sections, creek crossings, off-track walking, rock scrambling. Limit: 8. View

28 Jun, Mon 8:42AM Blue Gum Grotto to Springwood
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  320m Sydney Branch
Janet R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Cancelled) Transfer at Springwood to bus stand 692H (Hawkesbury Heights), bus leaves at 9am for Winmalee Whitecross Road. You'll need your Opal Card. Walk to Blue Gum grotto, then up to Springwood ridge. Skirt St Columbas School up to Hawkesbury Road. Track down to Birdwood gully and Springwood Creek finishing at Springwood Station. Mostly tracks, rough, uneven, slippery parts. Observe Covid regulations.
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 15. View

28 Jun, Mon 9:46AM Middle Harbour to Inner Harbour
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Sydney Branch
Renate W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Cancelled) This walk takes us from the Northbridge peninsula to the Greenwich peninsula. Starting at Clive Park, Northbridge it uses bush tracks and footpaths to connect from water level at Tunks Park, Cammeray, up over the ridge at St Leonards, to water level at Gore Cove Reserve, Wollstonecraft, climbing up to Greenwich and finishing at the ferry wharf. Steps, slippery tracks, creek crossings.
Location: North Sydney
Map: City of Sydney Limit: 14. View

29 Jun, Tue 9:30AM Gibbergunyah NR – Bowral
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  330m Southern Highlands Branch
Margie
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Gibbergunyah Nature Reserve is between Bowral and Mittagong.  The walk takes in views of Mt Gibraltar (Highest point between Sydney and Canberra), Ninety Acre Hill Lookout and a track which winds through a beautiful fern gully. The track is sometimes overgrown and difficult to locate. Hazards:  Rough track, steep sections, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges
Map: Mittagong 8929-2S Limit: 20. View

30 Jun, Wed 9:30AM DUffys Forest
Grade:2/6 Length 11km Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) Gerald H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Cancelled) (Cancelled due to COVID stay at home orders) Walk long flat fire trails. There should be lots of flowers, but maybe too early for waratahs. Bring camera and flower identification books. Limit: 15. View

30 Jun, Wed 9:17AM Stanwell Park to Helensburg
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  507m Southern Sydney Branch
Paul L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Postponed) Due to COVID restrictions in place now, this walk will be held at a later date to be established. This walk starts with breath-taking coastal views on the way to Stanwell Tops. Continues along the coastal cliffs at south end of Royal National Park before going inland through forest. Cross the Hacking River and continue through the Garawarra State Conservation Area to Helensburgh Station. Cliff edges, steep slopes, river crossing.
Location: Stanwell Tops
Map: StanwellTop and NPWS Royal NP Limit: 15. View

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