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1 Aug, Mon 10:30AM Bundeena Loop
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  50m Sydney Branch
Sophie A.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Changed Transport Details) Aboriginal carvings, beach, beautiful coastal views and delightful ferry ride. Optional lunch at CSC. Hazards: Steps.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Bundeena Limit: 14. View

1-11 Aug, Mon (06:00AM)-Thu (17:00PM) Thorsbourne Track, Hinchinbrook Island
Grade:3/6 Length 30km Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.(Fully Booked) A third attempt to walk this lovely track with the first two being cancelled due to Covid. Some lovely rainforest and ocean scenery, nice campsites, and short walking each day. Limit: 6. View

1 Aug, Mon 9:00AM Wattamolla to Little Marley
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  100m 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.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.We will begin at the Wattamolla car park. How fast we go might depend on what orchids we see along the way. How far we get when we reach the coast might depend on how many whales we see. Potentially, this is a walk of about 10km but it might be less if the natural world delights! Bring your cameras and bring water and lunch.
Location: Kamay Botany Bay National Park and Royal National Park
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 12. View

1 Aug, Mon 9:14AM Wentworth Falls to Hazelbrook
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  400m 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) Visit Kings Table Trig on way down to Wirraway Ridge. Walk to Aeroplane Hills near where a Wirraway on a training flight crashed in 1940. Not far away is a spur which takes us down to Bedford Creek. Visit Adams Lookout on way up to Hazelbrook Station. A lot of road and firetrail to walk. Some steep sections. Possibility of wet feet at creek crossing.
Location: Wentworth Falls
Map: Katoomba and Jamison Limit: 15. View

2 Aug, Tue 9:30AM 4 Views – Moolatoo Trig Fire Trail #110
Fully inside Shoalhaven City Council
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
Ian G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.(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. Hazards: Unfenced cliffs. Sandstone rock can fracture and crumble without warning.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Burrier 89282N Limit: 20. View

3 Aug, Wed 9:45AM Duffy’s Forest
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  80m Sydney Branch
Gerald H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk along Cowan track with view of Cowan Creek at lunchtime. It is a there and back walk, and flowers should be quite good. Bring your magnifier, camera and Robinson guide. Some tracks may be muddy. Limit: 15. View

3 Aug, Wed 8:46AM Mt Kuring-gai via Apple Tree Creek and Cowan Creek mini gorges
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  420m 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.Fully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.(Updated Details) Starting and ending at Mt Kuring-gai, includes Apple Tree Creek and Bay. There is a section of off track walking down to Apple Tree Creek and the creek itself has no track. The creek has a small gorge and waterfall. A small boulder field and clear bedrock sections. The return to Mt Kuring-gai is by a track that follows an old water pipe from Apple Tree Bay to the maintained track from Mt Kuring-gai to Cowan Creek. This is a short walk about 4-5 Km with 200 m ascent. A creek to the north of the return track flows to Cowan Creek and crosses the Berowa track. This is the second gorge and more difficult one to walk. Exit to Mt Kuring-gai can be made before this section. Due to closed tracks within the park the second gorge is not available and return from Apple Tree Bay will be Apple Tree Creek or to Mt Colah via maintained tracks. Hazards include slippery surfaces and rocks. Creek crossings.
Location: Mt Kuring-gai
Map: Mt Kuring-gai Limit: 12. View

4 Aug, Thu Flemington to Canterbury along the Cooks River
Passes through 2 LGA's.
Canterbury-Bankstown Council
Strathfield Municipal Council
Length 10km 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.Along the varied landscapes along the Cooks River to Canterbury. Riverside, parks and a couple of streets. A flat riverside walk on good paths along the northern shore of the Cooks River. Map of walk. Limit: 10. View

4 Aug, Thu Helensburgh to Semi Detached Point (coast) and return
Grade:4/6 Length 17km  660m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked) From Helensburgh Station follow a variety of tracks to the Coast Track. Explore the Semi Detached Point area and return along alternative tracks back to Helensburgh. Lots of variety, great coastal views, river crossings and a short off track section. Unhurried pace. Cliff edges, river crossings, slippery rocks.
Location: Garawarra SCA and Southern RNP Limit: 15. View

5 Aug, Fri 9:45AM Neighbourhood Walk No 25: 7 beaches walk
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  300m 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 Sue A. This is a C2C training walk. 7 beaches walk from Avalon to Narrabeen. This is a fair weather walk, hugging the coastline. Inevitably, this involves some street walking . As this walk is fairly exposed, it will be postponed if it is a wet and cold day.
Steep and muddy sections, lots of steps
Map: Northern Beaches View

5 Aug, Fri 9:00AM Wilson Glen Creek
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  350m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longExplore Wilson Glen Creek below Ladies Pool. The rain this year has eroded tracks in the Glen. We will also check on the state of a couple of these. Expect to get feet wet. Creek crossings. Off track walking. Probably fallen trees and bushes to negotiate.
Location: Woodford
Map: Katoomba Limit: 8. View

6 Aug, Sat 7:28AM Little Wobby beach – Mt Wondabyne – Thommos Loop – Kariong Brook – Wondabyne Station
Grade:4/6 Length 18km  600m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Cancelled) At this time of the year the flowers will be almost out in full bloom and this is one area where the blooms really are spectacular, as are the many fine views along the way, including Kariong brook and from the Highway Ridge trail over the Hawkesbury River. Steep track sections in parts.
Location: Brisbane Water NP
Map: Gosford 91312S, Broken Bay 91301N, and Gunderman 91313S View

6 Aug, Sat Mortdale to Como
Grade:2/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Lyn C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Mortdale to Como via Renown Park, Moore Reserve, Oatley Bay Wharf, Oatley Point Reserve, Como Bridge, Como Pleasure Grounds, Oyster Bay, Green Point. Bay and river views.  Moderate pace. Mostly on well formed paths, through reserves and quiet streets.  Steps, ups and downs, some unformed and unsealed tracks which could be slippery and muddy following rain.  Walking poles may assist.  Break off point available with a short walk to Oatley Station. Limit: 14. View

6 Aug, Sat 9:46AM Neighbourhood walk No 41: Narrabeen Lakes
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  100m 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 Narrabeen Lakes lagoon  trail takes you through beautiful bushland, mangroves and parklands, all the way winding around Narrabeen lagoon, home to nearly 200 species of birds. Wear good hiking shoes as track can be muddy after the recent rain. View

7 Aug, Sun 8:37AM 20km plus walk series : Berowra to Mount Colah
Grade:4/6 Length 17km  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.Berowra to Mt Colah.  This is not quite over 20 km but you will feel like you have been walking about that much due to the terrain. Steep and Slippery sections
Location: Berowra Valley NP and Berowra Limit: 12. View

7 Aug, Sun 9:01AM Crossing The Blue Mountains (series) CBM 2
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  260m Sydney Branch
Stuart S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked) "We "explore" the Blue Mountains in the steps of Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth from Emu Plains to Mt York." Commit to the whole series, (15 sections) and you will be rewarded with a Certificate acknowledging your achievement. TODAY, we walk from Blaxland to Warrimoo. One of the prettiest walks in all of the lower Mountains. This track (classified as hard track) follows Glenbrook Creek and winds along Florabella Creek. Wildflowers, shelter caves, swimming holes, interesting sidetracks and lots of shady spots to rest makes this a great adventure at any time of the year. NB: Creek crossings, steep and slippery sections. Social distancing will be observed. Creek crossings, steep and slippery sections.
Location: Lower Blue Mountains
Map: lower blue mountains Limit: 12. View

8 Aug, Mon 9:31AM Bundeena to Marley Head
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  250m 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.Another day and more coastal walking. It's always good to explore this coastline with delights both onshore and out to sea. Don't expect to rush. We are savouring what we see, acknowledging the special values of this place.
Map: Port Hacking 91294N Limit: 12. View

8 Aug, Mon Carramar to Bankstown Airport, Milperra
Passes through 2 LGA's.
Canterbury-Bankstown Council
Fairfield City Council
Grade:2/6 Length 9km Sydney Branch
Sue W
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Good level paths along Lake Gillawarna, Orphan School and Prospect Creek and it’s confluence with the Georges River with greenery all the way. Map of walk. Hazards include current viruses, mud and is impassable after heave rain as it readily floods. Limit: 10. View

8 Aug, Mon Scarborough to Otford
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  400m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked) A walk with lots of variety. Starting from Scarborough Station, follow paths to Sea Cliff Bridge. A visit below the bridge might be possible. Continue along the coast and ascend track to Mt Mitchell stopping at various lookouts along the way. Follow tracks along the cliff top visiting Coalcliff Dam and Stanwell Tops. Cross road and follow  Princess Marina track to Kelly's Falls. Continue along tracks to Bulgo Knoll and end with an off track section to Otford Station. Cliff edges, creek crossings, slippery conditions. Limit: 15. View

8 Aug, Mon 9:12AM Water Nymph Dell and Bruce’s Walk Wentworth Falls
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  500m Sydney Branch
Janet R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Changed Transport Details) Please email reply with walk date in title. Water Nymph Dell and Bruce's Walk Wentworth Falls to Lawson. Steep, rough, slippery,water crossings, ups and downs.
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 15. View

9 Aug, Tue 9:30AM Budderoo Track to Gerringong Falls #340
Passes through 2 LGA's.
The Council of the Municipality of Kiama
Shoalhaven City Council
Grade:3/6 Length 17km  306m Southern Highlands Branch
Barbara B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) The walk follows the Budderoo Fire Trail for 6kms to a locked gate on the right.  Through the gate is a relatively unused fire trail which deteriorates to a single track leading to Gerringong Creek.  Follow the creek along to the falls. Hazards:  Rough track, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Budderoo NP
Map: Robertson 9028-4N Limit: 20. View

10 Aug, Wed 8:41AM Lawson to Hazelbrook – Southern Waterfalls walk
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  370m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Starting from Lawson, walk past Adelina Falls, Junction Falls, Federal Falls, Cataract Falls then along South Lawson Firetrail to Victor Falls, Terrance Falls (and to Bedford Creek if the track is open) then to Pyramid Falls and finish at Hazelbrook Station. Steep, slippery and muddy sections, indistict track if track to Bedford creek is open.
Location: Lawson and Hazelbrook Limit: 15. View

10 Aug, Wed 9:30AM Thornleigh to Pennant Hills
Grade:3/6 Length 9km Sydney Branch
Sylvia C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk from Thornleigh Station to Pennant Hills through lovely bush. Some creek crossings and some ups and downs, and some street walking.
Location: Lane Cove National Park Limit: 10. View

10 Aug, Wed 11:30AM Walkers get together
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.Walkers lunch at O'Donoghues, Emu Plains.
Location: Emu Plains View

12 Aug, Fri 9:07AM Neigbourhood Walks No42 : Cheltenham to Eastwood
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Ewan C.
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.Booking opens 2 weeks prior to event.  Walk from Cheltenham Station to Eastwood Station via Devlins Creek Track, The Great North Walk and Terrys Creek Walk.   At this time of the year Rock Orchids are on display. Of special interest is the Whale Rock And a queer hut. Optional Korean lunch after walk. Steep and slippery sections View

13 Aug, Sat 12:01AM Burra Korain Head
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  300m Sydney Branch
Peter F.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longRidgewell Road – Burra Korain Ridge – Burra Korain Head – Return Fabulous views of the Grose Valley from Burra Korain Head and a nice walk along an interesting ridge. Fire trail, track, off-track with mild scrub and cliff edges.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mt Wilson Limit: 12. View

13 Aug, Sat 8:29AM Stanwell Park Station to Helensburgh Station
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.We will travel via the Clifftop, Burgh and various other tracks that will take you some places you might have never ventured before along little used routes,such as the Old Otford Tunnel but also to better known ones too! Expect a variety of habitats, lookouts and places of interest.Bring a torch for the Otford Tunnel section. Slippery rocks.
Location: Royal National Park View

14 Aug, Sun 6:30PM Bondi to coogee
Grade:3/6 Length 7km  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.Classic Bondi to Coogee Track is likely to be muddy and dark. Steep and slippery sections. View

15 Aug, Mon 4:17AM Bowens Creek Tributaries
Grade:5/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSet up a car shuffle. Park at the barrier at the national park boundary on Mount Irvine Road. Descend into a large tributary of Bowens Creek to the north and follow it downstream exploring side creeks as far as the time allows, then find a way up to Mount Tootie Road.  About 6 km. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N and Wollangambe 89312S View

15 Aug, Mon 8:30AM Cripple Creek
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  250m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk to Reserve Ave and descend to Cripple Creek Trail. Follow this to the causeway and take the track following the creek. After a kilometre ascend the spur to Mt Riverview. Descend to Cripple Creek from Marshall Rd and follow the creek back to Blaxland. Some steep track. Creek crossings. Variety of surfaces.
Location: Blaxland
Map: Springwood Limit: 20. View

15 Aug, Mon 8:58AM Manly to Balmoral via North Head
Grade:4/6 Length 22km  400m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.This is a training walk for the walkers taking part in Cape to Cape walk in October.  We walk from Manly to Balmoral via North Head, making it 22 km long and 400m elevation. This route is chosen to simulate the longest day walk in C2C walk.  Other NPA members are also welcome to join. A few leaders will take turns to lead different segments of the walk. Steep and slippery sections View

15 Aug, Mon 9:10AM Taronga Zoo to The Rocks
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  300m Sydney Branch
Roslyn B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Updated Details) Foreshore walk mainly on paths and streets from Taronga Zoo, through Cremorne, Kirribilli, Lavender Bay to Wendy Whitely's Garden then over the Bridge to the Rocks. There is a short track behind the Zoo that could be muddy. Steps and one rather steep climb. Steps, slippery surfaces, mud.
Location: Sydney Harbour
Map: Sydney Harbour Limit: 14. View

16 Aug, Tue 9:30AM Wanganderry Pass Fire Trail to the Escarpment #710
Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
Ian G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) This walk is along the first part of the Bonnum Pic track.  Leaving the fire trail there are a couple of steep gullies to negotiate before joining an old fire trail and then a bush track leading to the escarpment.  Wildflowers are prolific and the view is spectacular. Hazards: Steep rough track, slippery creek crossing, fallen trees, unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Nattai NP Limit: 20. View

17 Aug, Wed 8:38AM Cowan to Taffy’s Rock return via Jerusalem Bay
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  650m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Starting from Cowan Station, walk along the Jerusalem Bay track passing Jerusalem Bay and turn off into Taffys Rock Track and on to Taffys Rock, passing the Top of the World Lookout on the way. Return the same way to Cowan Station. Will be postponed in the event of rain in view of slippery rocks. Steep and slippery sections, creek crossings, rock scrambling, indistinct and overgrown sections of track. Limit: 12. View

17 Aug, Wed 9:30AM Kings Cross to Bronte
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 Kings Cross station to Bronte via Elizabeth Bay, Rushcutters Bay, Woollahra, Centennial Park and Queens Park to Bronte. Mainly parks, but some street walking also. Limit: 15. View

18 Aug, Thu South along the Duck River from Clyde Station
Grade:2/6 Length 8.5km 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)Fully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked) The Duck River is a tributary of the Parramatta River rising near Bankstown. It is enclosed by a reserve and parks. Good paths and tracks. Hazards include current viruses and tripping. Limit: 10. View

19 Aug, Fri 8:42AM Glenbrook Creek above Sassafras Creek
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  400m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longYondell Trail to junction of Glenbrook and Sassafras Creeks. Explore Glenbrook Creek above Sassafras Creek. Exit via Wiggins Track. Off track, up and back along part of Glenbrook Creek. Expect muddy and wet sections. Expect this to be slow going.
Location: Springwood
Map: Springwood Limit: 8. View

20 Aug, Sat Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan
Grade:2/6 Length 8km Macarthur Branch
Lyn C
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk around the Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan. For those who are not familiar with the garden, please refer to www.australianbotanicgarden.com.au. Tours are not available for our group on this day. We will be entering the garden through a residential gate distant from the main gates and will walk mostly around the high perimeter of the garden, hopefully not affected by the celebrations of the community event which is planned for that day. Steps, lots of ups and downs, mostly on sealed and well formed paths, some unsealed and unformed paths which may be slippery and muddy after rain, some shared paths. A walking pole may assist. Some quiet street walking. Limit: 12. View

20 Aug, Sat 7:30AM Pantoneys Crown
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  500m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Rising majestically from the Capertee Valley, Pantoneys Crown is impressive mesa from any angle and the view from the top is never less than spectacular. The walk involves access through private property and a climb up through woodland, before a steep ridge with some tape assisted rock scrambling for good measure! This walk is undoubtedly my favourite in the Blue Mountains region and not to be missed. Rock scrambling and off-track walking.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S Limit: 14. View

20 Aug, Sat 7:36AM Pantoneys Crown
Grade:5/6 Length 10km  500m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Rising spectacularly above the Capertee Valley Pantoneys Crown is impressive from every angle and the views from the top are of course superb! On this trip we will approach it from private property makjng for a shorter ascent and more time on top! Rock scrambling and mostly off-track walking.
Location: Gardens of Stone NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S Limit: 14. View

21 Aug, Sun 9:00AM Colour walk series No 3: Royal Botanical Garden
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  50m 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.Today we'll visit the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, an oasis of 30 hectares in the heart of the city. Wrapped around Sydney Harbour, the Gardens occupy one of Sydney's most spectacular positions. Established in 1816, it is the oldest scientific institution in the country and is home to an outstanding collection of plants from Australia and overseas. From the provocative rare and threatened plants of the world to the romantic rose garden, the themed garden areas show the diverse beauty of nature.   View

22 Aug, Mon 10:00AM Between Two Lagoons
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  180m Sydney Branch
Renate W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.This walk connects the shores of Dee Why Lagoon and Narrabeen Lagoon. Starting at Collaroy it goes via the Long Reef headland and follows the coastline to Dee Why Lagoon. After crossing Pittwater road several flights of steps lead up to Collaroy Plateau for breathtaking views over the coastline. A steep bush track and several flights of steps lead down the cliff line to finish with a short walk along Narrabeen Lagoon. Steps.
Location: Northern Beaches Sydney
Map: Northern Beaches Limit: 14. View

22 Aug, Mon 10:00AM Birds of the CBD & Cockatoo Island
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  60m Sydney Branch
Renate W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Postponed) While this walk is not “Strictly for the Birds”, they do play a major part in it. Between Town Hall and Circular Quay the walk passes some beautiful sculptures of birds (Terrance Plowright's "Dancing Brolgas", Michael Thomas's Hill's "Forgotten Songs", Tracey Emin's " The Distance of your Heart” and Stephen Walker's “Tank Stream” fountains). After a ferry ride the walk continues on Cockatoo Island where the seagulls are raising their chicks. Live pigeons, ibis and seagulls included!. Steps, city traffic, swooping seagulls.
Location: Sydney CBD and Cockatoo Is
Map: Sydney Street Directory Limit: 14. View

22 Aug, Mon 9:55AM Little Zig Zag
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  420m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Note 420m ascent and descent. Walk feels longer than 8km. Visit Ross Cave, Bede Lookout, Pulpit Rock, Little Zig Zag, Rienits Pass, Wilson Glen and back past Ross Cave. Old track, poorly maintained. In a couple of places a slip would not be good. Muddy in places.
Location: Mt Victoria
Map: Hartley and Mt Wilson Limit: 20. View

23 Aug, Tue 9:30AM Kangaroo River Fire Trail #150
Fully inside Shoalhaven City Council
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
34896
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) The Kangaroo River Fire Trail leads from Tallowa Dam Road down to Lake Yarrunga.  The fire trail winds through forest with beautiful ferns, orchids and interesting rock formations to a lovely lunch place on the banks of Lake Yarrunga.  Return by the same route. Hazards: Rough, steep fire trail and fallen trees.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Burrier 89282N Limit: 20. View

24 Aug, Wed 7:03PM Kalyarr NP
Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.The August Zoom meeting will visit the Hay Plain and settle somewhere within the delightful Kalyarr National Park, the traditional Country of the Nari Nari People and also the childhood home of Branch member Valerie Atkinson. The presentation will include images of the sweeping plain, the vegetation along the Lachlan and the wildlife within it. It will also be an interactive session with Valerie Atkinson as we explore her times on Norwood and surrounding stations. Consider this part pictorial, part "My Story" and part an invitation to join the NPA on its late September field trip to this beautiful part of the world. This will also be our AGM and any member who wishes to join the committee in some form (including President, Secretary, etc) please let the current Executive know.
The zoom link is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8102670640
Join from 7.00pm for a 7.15pm start. View

24 Aug, Wed 8:15AM Patonga to Woy Woy
Grade:3/6 Length 16km  500m Sydney Branch
Marilyn C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longStart along the shoreline at Patonga and walk in beautiful bushland in Brisbane Waters NP. Enjoy spring flowers including Waratahs and native rose.Enjoy water views of the Hawkesbury, Broken Bay and Woy Woy Bay. Finish at Woy Woy Station. A comfortable pace.  Social distancing. Steep tracks, some rocky and slippery creek crossings.
Map: Gosford 1:25 000 Map Series NSW-91312S and Broken Bay 91301N Limit: 10. View

24 Aug, Wed 9:17AM Stanwell Park to Otford Tunnel
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  400m Southern Sydney Branch
Loan
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longInclude mobile no, member no and emergency contact no. Stanwell Park Station following the Wodi Wodi Track and then up to Mount Mitchell. Views over Stanwell Park and Bald Hill. Returning down along Stanwell Park Beach and on to the disused 1.8km Otford Railway Tunnel. Torches are essential. Finishing at Otford Station. Steep and slippery sections. Must bring a torch.
Location: Stanwell Park Limit: 15. View

24 Aug, Wed Waterfalls of Lawson and Hazelbrook
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  400m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.From Lawson Station follow paths and firetrail and follow a variety of tracks to the Hazelbrook Circuit visiting Victor Falls and Terrace Falls. From Terrace Falls we will follow an old route to Willawong Pool. A visit to Bedford Pool before returning to the Lawson Circuit visiting five waterfalls with a side trip, off track, to Leslie Falls. Return to Lawson Station. Slippery conditions, cliff edges, creek crossings.
Location: Blue Mountains National Park Limit: 15. View

26 Aug, Fri 9:00AM Colour Walk series No 1: Colourful Lisgar Garden
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  240m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Brad S.
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.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) RSVP only accepted from 2 weeks prior to 7 pm the day before event. Today we explore Hornsby and Normanhurst including Lisgar Gardens. Lisgar Gardens is a wonderful, secret garden hidden in the back streets of Hornsby. Spread across 6 acres, the garden packs a lot in with a little bit of something for everyone. This walk will be easier than my Neighbourhood Walk with less steep climbs. Preview of Lisgar Gardens There are sixty Camellia Gardens of Excellence in the world, with the Camellia Gardens and Lisgar Gardens in Hornsby being the only two in NSW. Stairs and slippery sections.
Location: Hornsby View

26 Aug, Fri 8:24PM Glenbrook to Blaxland
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  300m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Exploratory. Trying to complete our April walk, but in the opposite direction. Look for the Glenbrook end of our track. Follow this to join Florabella Pass. Creek crossings. Some rock scrambling. Rough vague track. Some off track a possibility.
Location: Glenbrook
Map: Springwood Limit: 8. View

27 Aug, Sat Angus Place Pagodas
Length 8km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFind out why this area must be better protected for future generations. Park at the bottom of Angus Place Trail and follow it till about GR 312 052. Descend into a gully to the south west and traverse the extremely dissected pagoda terrain, generally following the cliff line, for as long as the time allows. Exit to Angus Place Trail and walk back to the vehicles. About 8 km. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Newnes State Forest View

27 Aug, Sat 7:30AM Glenbrook Visitors centre – Glenbrook Gorge – Portal Lookout Track – Tunnel View Track – Glenbrook Visitors centre
Grade:4/6 Length 7km  350m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.From the Visitors centre we will descend to Glenbrook gorge and follow the Gorge downstream, finding our way along river via rocky terraces, sand bars and several crossings of the creek. Then we ascend up to Portal Lookout which will involve some climbing of the ropes set up there already and, after a walk along the top fire trail, descend the stunning Tunnel View ridge back down to Glenbrook creek. Lastly we retrace our footsteps back up the track to the Visitors centre. Rock hopping, several crossings of Glenbrook creek and pulling yourself up the ropes onto Portal Lookout.
Location: Blue Mountains National Park
Map: Penrith 90303N View

28 Aug, Sun 9:50AM Harold Reid and North Arm walking tracks
Grade:4/6 Length 15km  400m Southern Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.
Booking opens 2 weeks prior to event.  A walk through foreshore bushland near Chatswood, Sydney. A nice way to get into bush without leaving the suburbs with middle harbour by your side. Expect a variety of vegetation and landscapes a long the way plus some view points. It goes past or through rainforest, mangroves, the river and some street sections. It does have some steep sections and steps along the way. A great spot to get some exercise without having to go far.
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28-29 Aug, Sun (13:38PM)-Mon (13:00PM) Kiama Coast Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 20km Sydney Branch
Janet R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Date Changed) Expression of Interest for a two (short) days of Kiama Coast Walk staying in Kiama overnight. Day 1: Starting at Minnamurra Station 13:39 train (TBC) walking to Kiama. Day 2: Kiama rail bus 8:00 to Gerringong and walking back to Kiama by about 13:00. For further details email me please. Must be double vaccinated. Tides, beaches, footpaths, cliff edges, mud, creek crossings. Limit: 15. View

29 Aug, Mon 8:25AM Glenbrook circuit via Duck Pond, Red Hand Cave & Blue Pool
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  400m Sydney Branch
(Allan’s Group) Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Updated Details) Starting from Glenbrook Station, walk uphill to Douglas Smith Memorial Park, down the track to Duck Pool, up to the Red Hand Fire trail then to Red Hand Cave, walk along the Red Hand Cave Walking Track to the weir, walk alongside the creek to Blue Pool and uphill back to Douglas Smith Memorial Park and on to Glenbrook station. At the weir walkers will have the option of walking up the road to Glenbrook station. Steep and slippery sections. walking along a creek and creek crossings. Indistinct sections. Limit: 15. View

29 Aug, Mon 10:40AM Lake to Coast, Tuggerah
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  80m Sydney Branch
Renate W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.The walk will be assisted by Elena. This walk follows the shores of Lake Tuggerah from Long Jetty to Picnic Point, then along the ocean coast to Toowoon Point. There’s an option to walk further along the Lake from Long Jetty to Lions Park, making it a 10km walk. Slippery when wet.
Location: The Entrance
Map: The Entrance Limit: 14. View

30 Aug, Tue 9:30AM Brown Mountain & Red Rocks #160
Fully inside Shoalhaven City Council
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Barbara B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Red Rocks & Brown Mtn are on the top of Mt Cambewarra. A rough fire trail leads out to a trig point overlooking Kangaroo Valley.  On the return, a side track leads out to Brown Mountain lookout for views over the south coast.  Aboriginal rubbings are seen on both tracks. Hazards: Rough track, unfenced cliff edges, slippery after rain.
Location: Cambewarra Range Nature Reserve
Map: Berry 90283N Limit: 20. View

30 Aug, Tue Helensburgh Circuit via Burgh, Lilyvale and Red Cedar Tracks
Grade:4/6 Length 18km  450m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Commence with a short climb from the station followed with a gradual descent 210m on a variety of un-named tracks to the Hacking River. Cross and ascend 220m to Garawarra Farm. Follow cliff track visiting a variety of lookouts. Descend 190m on the Lilyvale Track, locate and follow the Red Cedar Track to again cross the Hacking River. Follow the river firetrail and ascend steep, short off track section to follow a variety of tracks to Helensburgh Station. Cliff edges, river crossings, slippery conditions.
Location: Bango NR and Garawarra SCA and Southern RNP Limit: 15. View

31 Aug, Wed 9:06AM Bullaburra to Lawson
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  500m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFully Vaccinated | All participants must be able to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to particpate.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Starting at Bullaburra Station join the Bruce's Walk track on to Fairy Falls, then to Dantes Glen, St Michaels Falls, go along Empire Pass Track to Frederica Falls, North Lawson Trail to Echo Bluff and on to Lawson Station passing Fairy Falls again. Steep, slippery sections and creek crossings. Possibly muddy sections.
Location: Lawson Limit: 15. View

31 Aug, Wed 9:45AM Palm Beach circuit
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  140m Sydney Branch
Hildegard S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk loop around Palm Beach, along Pittwater and up to Barrenjoey Lighthouse and return by Smugglers Track. Limit: 15. View

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