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1 Nov, Fri 10:30AM Suburbs Series: Windsor
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  100m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Marilyn C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Historic walk including First Fleet Grave at St Matthews Anglican Church Windsor, Rickabys Creek and crossing the new Windsor Bridge over the mighty Hawkesbury River. Easy walking. View

2 Nov, Sat 8:00AM Perrys Lookout – Blue Gum forest – Junction Rock – Horse Track – Evans Lookout
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  780m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longOne of the Blue Mountains classic walks is now back on the agenda with the opening of the newly upgraded Horse Track. On this hike you can expect to see waratahs flowering along with many other blossoms, and for those who are stoic enough, there's plenty of swimming opportunities along the Grose River.
Location: Blue Mountains National Park
Map: CMA Katoomba and Mt Wilson Limit: 12. View

4 Nov, Mon 9:12AM Darwins Walk and Nature Trail
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  360m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Walk to the Picnic Area via Darwins Walk. After morning tea head down to Den Fenella Lookout. We follow the Overcliff Track and return to the station via the Nature Trail. Lots of steps. Creek crossings.
Location: Wentworth Falls
Map: Katoomba Limit: 20. View

5 Nov, Tue 9:30PM Melbourne Cup – Fitzroy Falls East and West Rim tracks (#xMelb#191)
Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
(SH Tuesday Walks) Maureen.F
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Fitzroy Falls West Rim and East Rim Tracks provide spectacular views of the main falls, Twin Falls, the Grotto and the valley between the two tracks.  The vegetation is very different on each of the tracks. Extension to Plane crash site off track. Return to the car park for Melbourne Cup Festivities. Slippery rocks. Some off track for optional extension.
Location: Morton NP (Fitzroy) Limit: 20. View

8 Nov, Fri 9:54AM The Alphabet Series: “X” Xacuti at Harris Park
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  130m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longLeader: Derek Hampton RSVP direct to derek.hamptonesl@gmail.com For our Alphabet series, ‘X’ is for Xacuti. Join us to celebrate our multicultural heritage walks with authentic Indian cooking at Harris Park. We start from Kissing Point wharf, go along the cycleway alongside Parramatta River, looking out for native birds at Baludarri Wetlands, stopping briefly at the historical Hambledon Cottage before reaching our destination for our shared group lunch ($20). Parramatta signifies Sydney’s urban buzzy renewal so food streets like this won’t last. Return is by train. If eating, please confirm and email culinary/dietary preference. Limit: 15. View

9-10 Nov, Sat (09:00AM)-Sun (14:00PM) Bee Box Spur – Shoalhaven River
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  400m Sydney Branch
Greg L.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longBungonia NP - Bee Box Spur - Shoalhaven River - Trestles Track. A circuit walk with a steep descent on day 1 and a steep climb on day 2. In between there is river walking with time for swimming, exploring and relaxing. Hard walk, track and off-track. Joint walk with Bush Club. Minor car shuffle involved.
Location: Bungonia NP
Map: Caoura 1: 25 000 Limit: 15. View

9 Nov, Sat 8:00AM Clover Hill Trail and Cascades Trail waterfalls walk
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  250m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longI really can't think of a better walk for waterfalls than these 2 closely connected trails, as there is at least a dozen falls worth seeking out and having a dip in, all within a lush rainforest environment. Come along and experience this stunning location! Rock scrambling.
Location: Macquarie Pass National Park
Map: Albion Park 90281N Limit: 20. View

11 Nov, Mon 9:12AM Water Nymphs Dell
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  360m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Walk around Wentworth Falls Lake. Then visit Water Nymphs Dell. We walk behind Undine Falls. Steep, well-worn steps can be slippery at the Dell. Muddy track a possibility. Track out to Railway Pde is in poor condition.
Location: Wentworth Falls
Map: Katoomba Limit: 20. View

12 Nov, Tue 9:00AM Wanganderry Pass Fire Trail to the Escarpment (#710)
Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  400m Southern Highlands Branch
(SH Tuesday Walks) Mike M
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Leader Changed) 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. Steep rough track, slippery creek crossing, fallen trees, unfenced cliff edges.  NOTE: Sections of this track have become quite overgrown.
Location: NattaNP (HighRange)
Map: Hilltop 8929-2N Limit: 20. View

13 Nov, Wed 11:30AM Walkers get together
Sydney Branch
Mal
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicWalkers lunch at O'Donoghues, Emu Plains. View

15 Nov, Fri 9:30AM The Suburbs Series: South Newtown
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  25m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Bob Rankin
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.We will walk some of the back lanes of South Newtown, viewing some historic sites and a lot of street art. Limit: 16. View

16 Nov, Sat 8:00AM Crayfish Creek Canyon – Burramoko Hill
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom the heights of Burramoko Ridge we will descend into a world of coolness and calm! The stunning Crayfish Canyon is worth exploring and of course having a swim along the way is always on the agenda! I plan to explore any interesting side gullies and no doubt we will encounter the odd waterfall and cascade along the way. Rock hopping and off-track.
Location: Blue Mountains National Park
Map: Mt Wilson Limit: 12. View

19 Nov, Tue 8:30PM Kiama Coastal Walk (#370
Fully inside The Council of the Municipality of Kiama
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
(SH Tuesday Walks) 31890
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Walking from Gerringong to Kiama. Easy walk, undulating terrain, spectacular coastal views. Creek crossing. Track can be muddy in wet conditions.
Location: Kiama-Gerringong
Map: Kiama 9028-1S Limit: 20. View

20 Nov, Wed 10:00AM Birdwood Gully – Springwood
Grade:2/6 Length 6km  150m Sydney Branch
Brad S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(NEW!!!) Birdwood Gully Walk: It  is  a beautiful short round trip walk that showcases the rainforest environment on the valleys of the Blue Mountains. Easy access, some steep steps, overhangs, footbridges over streams, lyre birds, ferns and great atmosphere. Bookings only from two weeks before the walk please. Rocky steps, slippery, wet sections on track.
Location: Springwood Limit: 15. View

21 Nov, Thu 9:15AM Gerringong Falls to the bottom of the falls
Grade:5/6 Length 14km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
(SH Explorer Walks) 34586
Abseil | A trip involving abseilingSwim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longCycle | A cycling tripSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Cancelled) Cycle Budderoo & Hersey Fire trails to the start of the descent to below the falls. Locate the "chimney" and use rope to descent this and steep decent to track. Very steep, bring your own bicycle to get to track head, slippery, use of rope, unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Budderoo National Park Limit: 9. View

22 Nov, Fri 9:53AM Bondi to Maroubra Beach Coastal Walk
Length 12km  200m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Leader: Steve Ringbauer The Bondie to Maroubra Beach Coastal Walk is a 12 km clifftop walk that combines together several shorter walks including the Bondi to Coogee Walk into a route that links together all the main beaches in Sydney's eastern suburbs. The walk features stunning views, beaches, parks, cliffs, bays and rock pools. The beaches and parks offer various options to take a rest, have a swim or to eat at one of the cafes, hotels, restaurants or takeaways. There are some sections where you need to walk a short part along suburban streets, but the majority of the route is along footpaths This iconic coastal walk passes by many beaches including Bondi Beach, Mackenzies Bay, Tamarama, Bronte Beach, Clovelly Beach, Gordon's Bay, Coogee Beach, Lurline Bay and Maroubra Beach. Limit: 15. View

23 Nov, Sat 8:30AM Hermit Track – Dobsons Cave – Little River – Aqua Pools Trail
Grade:3/6 Length 7km  100m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longAfter having done this wonderful walk in winter I vowed to return in the warmth of almost summer and experience its pristine pools and cascades with a swim or three as we meander our way along the very picturesque Little River. This is a no-hurry walk with lots of stops to fully savour our surroundings. Some scrambling.
Location: Southern highlands
Map: PICTON 9029-4-S Limit: 12. View

24 Nov, Sun 7:30AM Poseidon Arena: Zeus and Sisyphean Ridges
Grade:5/6 Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFind out why this spectacular area must be better protected for future generations. Park at GR 270 183 on Moffitt Trail. Walk east and explore Sisyphean Ridge. Continue east and climb Zeus Minor and then the Zeus Ridge. Explore its remarkable pagodas and rock formations, moving southwards, then descend towards Moffitt Trail and the cars. Scrambling and exposure. About 6k.
Location: Gardens of Stone SCA and Ben Bullen SF
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S View

26 Nov, Tue 9:30AM Lake Alexandra to White Cat Mtn (#062)
Fully inside Wingecarribee Shire Council
Grade:4/6 Length 8km  340m Southern Highlands Branch
(SH Tuesday Walks) Jerry
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom Lake Alexandra we head down to the junction of Gibbergunyah Ck and Nattai River. After crossing the Nattai R we pick our way up a single track to Beasleys LO at the top of White Cat Mtn for lunch. Return via the same route. Rough track, slippery rocks, river crossing, steep descent.
Location: Mt Alexandra NR (Mittagong) Limit: 20. View

29 Nov, Fri 9:00AM Metro Series: Macquarie Park Metro to Macquarie University Metro
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  150m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Brad S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(NEW!!!) Walk from Macquarie Park Metro to Macquarie Uni Metro via De Burghs Bridge, Lane Cove Valley Walk and Browns Waterhole. Lovely bush but some road walking at the start. If time permits we can explore Macquarie University including the History Museum, the Macquarie Room and the Biology Discovery Centre. Bookings only from two weeks before the walk please. Bush track is rocky and uneven in places. Noisy traffic along Lane Cove Rd at the beginning of walk.
Location: Lane Cove National Park Limit: 15. View

30 Nov, Sat 8:00PM The Grand Canyon by night. Neates Glen to Evans Lookout
Grade:2/6 Length 6km  300m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.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.Most people have walked the famous Grand Canyon in the daytime, but have you ever experienced it at night? Why would you want to do this you may well ask! Well, for starter,s you'll see an incredible display of glowworms that make the Glowworm Tunnel pale into insignificance. If lucky, you may also see glider possums, frogs, crayfish, bats and other denizens of the night. The one thing you won't see is the usual crowds that frequent the Grand Canyon in the daytime. Last time I did this walk we only encountered a couple of people. Bring a torch.
Location: Blue Mountains National Park
Map: Katoomba 89301S Limit: 20. View

30 Nov, Sat 8:00AM Upper Grose wanderings
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longA walk in the upper reaches of the Grose River which will probably surprise you with its diversity including some truly outstanding examples of pagodas and overhang caves. There should also be quite a few late flowering flowers out too. Expect about 50% off-track walking and some rock scrambling along the way, but nothing too demanding. People booking this will have preference for the night walk I'm planning later on in the evening after dinner.
Location: Blue Mountains National Park
Map: mt.wilson Limit: 12. View

3 Dec, Tue 9:00AM Dharawal Pools (#980)
Fully inside Campbelltown City Council
Grade:4/6 Length 10km  320m Southern Highlands Branch
(SH Tuesday Walks) Mike M
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.This park protects the largest surviving koala population in greater Sydney. Stokes and O’Hares Creeks enclose a succession of idyllic waterholes, three of which are accessed on this delightful walk. Keep looking up for those koalas! Well-formed tracks/fire trails. One steep section of track. Some clambering down sandstone near swimming holes. Slippery Rocks. Walking poles recommended. Possible drop bears.
Location: Dharawal NP (Wedderburn) Limit: 20. View

6 Dec, Fri 1:49PM Gorgeous by day, Magical by night Birdwood Gully.
Grade:3/6 Length 7km  170m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Leaders: Allan Porter and Philip Wright. Gorgeous by Day and Magical by night. It is a beautiful short round trip walk that showcases the rainforest environment on the valleys of the Blue Mountains. Very easy access, some steep steps, overhangs, footbridges over streams, lyre birds, ferns and amazing atmosphere. Fireflies . Glow worms. We walk twice, once in the afternoon and once after dark. We have a break to have dinner before we walk  to see the fly flies followed by  Glow worms. Thai/ Hotel/IGA/Sports Club/Cafe/ Petrol Station available at Springwood.  You must commit to both day and evening walks before RSVP. Bright Headlamp, preferably with red light,  with spare batteries is essential for your safety. If you arrive with no headlamp, you will be turned back. Many steps, metal bits on ground, small creek crossings, muddy in parts. Limit:8. T: Central 12:18 pm Springwood 1:49 pm Limit: 8. View

7 Dec, Sat 8:00AM Heathcote station~Karloo track~Bottle Forest track(Kangaroo creek)~Engadine track~Parklands Trail~East Heathcote
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  270m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.(NEW!!!) This walk takes in some of the most stunning sections of Kangaroo creek downstream of Karloo pools where there is a ton of inviting swimming pools to keep you cool when the Summer sun is beating down. I plan to stop and have a swim in many of these along the way down this pristine watercourse. The walk out of Kangaroo creek is via a shady forested ridge track back to Heathcote station. This whole walk is public transport friendly. some rock hopping
Location: Royal National Park
Map: Otford 91294S Limit: 20. View

11 Dec, Wed 11:30AM Walkers get together
Sydney Branch
Mal
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicWalkers lunch at O'Donoghues, Emu Plains. View

13 Dec, Fri 9:45AM The Suburbs & Xmas walk: Green Square, Zetland, Waterloo; Birthday walk for Steve
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.This is a Xmas walk organised by Bob Rankin and Esther. Join us to celebrate Steve's birthday as well.   A walk in Green Square/Zetland/Waterloo area.  Discover the Drying Green, The Green Square Library, The Waterloo Library, The Waterloo Community Garden, various reserves, witness the good work of OzHarvest.See Tony Abbott’s marriage mural. After the walk, lunch will be at a private rooftop garden with a pool.  Bob Rankin  will provide BBQ, salad, wine and dessert at a cost of $20, RSVP commences 27 November 2024 and closes 11:59 pm 6 December 2024.  Non-refundable payment will be required when you RSVP. (Please note RSVP timing for this event is different to the standard 2 weeks ahead to day prior )     Limit: 16. View

14 Dec, Sat 7:30AM October Creek Canyon – Du Faur Creek Canyon – Joes Canyon
Grade:4/6 Length 13km  300m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Canyon | A trip through a canyon (a gully surrounded by tall cliffs).Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) When the heat of summer is upon us, where do you head? To a Blue Mountains canyon to cool off and revive body and soul! On this trip we will experience not 1 but 3 canyons with Du Faur Canyon being the main course. The equally spectacular, but much shorter October Creek being the entree, and the Joes Canyon the dessert for what promises to be a superb day swimming, paddling and savouring these amazingly beautiful locations. I can promise you an amazing aquatic time! You'll need a helmet, wetsuit and I recommend a flotation device such as a surfmat, and life jacket as there are some longish swims involved. Rock scrambling/off-track walking/swimming.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mt Wilson Limit: 12. View

21 Dec, Sat 9:00AM Clovelly Beach Christmas picnic
Grade:1/6 Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Picnic | For a mostly static outdoor activity based around a picnicFirst 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.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.It's that time of the year again, when the NPA walking community/family come together to celebrate the past year over good food and drink, have a swim, snorkel and enjoy each other's company at one of Sydney's most famous beaches. Please bring food to share, swimmers and snorkelling gear if that's your interest, to a place where you can socialise and look forward to what the upcoming festive season and new year has to offer. Too much sun?
Map: Google maps View

26-31 Dec, Thu (13:00PM)-Tue (09:00AM) Kosciuszko National Park
Grade:3/6 Sydney Branch
Mark 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 longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Well, it's that time of year again when all keen walkers head down to the Kosciuszko National Park to explore, engage with nature and experience the beauty of the region and the superb walks that the high country has to offer. The Alpine flowers should be at their peak at this time of year, and the fresh air is most invigorating! Also, there is a new major track to check out and much, much more. As in previous years, we will stay at Charlottes Pass in a very comfortable abode, The Southern Alps ski lodge, and from this centrally located residence, we will venture out on day walks. This lodge is totally DIY and rooms are twin-share with larger rooms accommodating up to 4 people. There are no single rooms and anyone coming who is single should be prepared to share a room with at least 1 other member. Of course I'll arrange rooms with a woman sharing with another woman and visa versa! Needless to say, this trip is always my most popular of the year, so if interested, don't delay.
Location: Kosciuszko NP View

30 Dec, Mon - 4 Jan, Sat Round Mountain to Kiandra
Grade:5/6 Length 80km  1,900m Sydney Branch
Greg L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longExtended 6-day pack walk, hard, big climbs, optional side trips, on and off tracks. Round Mountain - Derschko's Hut - Mackey's Hut - Brooks Hut - Tabletop Mountain - Broken Dam Hut - Elaine Mine - Four Mile Hut - Kiandra. A hard but rewarding and interesting walk. Visit old goldfields, climb Mount Jagungal, walk on tracks as well as off tracks in unique alpine country. Joint walk with Bush Club
Location: Kosciuszko NP
Map: Contact leader Limit: 8. View

3 Jan, Fri 9:30AM Newtown Street Art and Historic Walking tour
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  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: Ros Freeman. We explore kerbside gardens, historic buildings, St Stephen's Church and cemetery; and the street art of Newtown, including ‘I have a Dream’ painted over two days, initially illegally, now heritage listed and Bob Hawke mural. Visit Warren Ball Avenue,  Newtown’s best street? Easy pace to study the street art. Limit: 15. View

7 Feb, Fri 9:00AM Strathfield historic walk part 2
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  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.Leader : Lynne Hewitt.   Limit: 15. View

7 Mar, Fri 9:30AM Lynne’s birthday walk: Female Street art walk: Redfern to Newtown
Grade:1/6 Length 6km  50m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longLeader : Lynne Hewitt, Street art walk through Newtown and Darlington as you discover street art by some of Sydney's best female street artists, as well as works that celebrate important women. This walk takes around 2 hours and starts at Redfern train station, covering approximately 4.5 km. You'll finish close to Newtown train station. You'll discover street art by the following female artists: Rose Strachen, Sharon Billinge, Shannon Crees, George Rose, Karen Farmer, Georgia Norton Rose, Rebecca Lourey, Sophi Odling, Lotte Alexis, Mariko Konno & Styna. You'll also see pieces celebrating significant women by Fintan Magee, Ox King, Oli Ruskidd, Phibs and Brad Robson. Limit: 15. View

12-22 Mar, Wed (13:47PM)-Sat (00:00AM) Overland Track plus side trips
Grade:5/6 Length 125km Southern Sydney Branch
Bob C.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Overland track walk. Starting at Cradle Mountain and walking through to Cynthia Bay. Planning to do as many side trips as possible dependent upon weather. Side trips include Cradle Mountain, Barn Bluff, Mount Oakleigh, Mount Ossa, Hartnett Falls, an additional 2 nights in Pine Valley, Mount Acropolis, and Labyrinth. Will need to pay for airfares, bus to and from track, one night accommodation at Launceston, one night accommodation at Cynthia Bay and one or two nights accommodation at Hobart. Need to pay for Overland Track Pass and Tasmania walking pass. Will need to be reasonably fit as we will be walking at a good pace to fit in the side trips. Previous pack hiking experience required. Even though there are huts all the way, still required to carry a tent, quality sleeping bag, sleeping mat, cooking gear, and food for 8 days. Steep ascent with full pack day one. The weather. Rocky, scrambling. Some exposure. Long distance.
Location: Tasmania
Map: Cradle Mountain~Lake StClair national park Map Published by Tasmap and highly recommended. Limit: 12. View

14 Mar, Fri 9:01AM Seniors week event 1
Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longTBA View

21 Mar, Fri 10:03AM Seniors week No 2
Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Esther
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longTBA View

22-31 Mar, Sat-Mon Lord Howe Island
Branch
35308
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Swim | A trip that involves swimmingWalk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longStaying at Ocean View Apartments Activities include bushwalking, swimming, snorkelling Co-leader Joe Pike. For more information contact Jill Hawkes
Location: Lord Howe Island View

4 Apr, Fri 9:47AM The Alphabet series :”E” East Lindfield circuit
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  170m 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: Heather Lakiss.  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 returns to Lindfield Park via the picturesque Little Digger Track, and through a few shortcut alley ways in East Lindfield. Steep, rugged and slippery sections. Limit: 15. View

11 Apr, Fri 8:30AM The suburbs series : Glenbrook (Redhand Cave)
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  150m Sydney Branch
(SWAG) Ian B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Please use email or text message for bookings. Where possible, this will be a loop walk. We will meet at the entrance to the Glenbrook Railway Station and then walk to the entrance of the national park. Possible rough and slippery sections of track. View

13-21 May, Tue (14:00PM)-Wed (08:00AM) Kosciuszko Pack Walk
Grade:4/6 Length 60km  1,600m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThe Pretty Plain area is a lovely part of Kosciuszko National Park. Great scenery, lovely bushland, and two of the best of the huts to camp nearby. Even better, we spend multiple days near each hut (two nights at Pretty Plain and three nights at Wheelers). Access is via Dargals and Hell Hole Trails to Pretty Plain. We return along Pretty Plain and take the shortcut across to Wheelers Hut. Return is again via Dargals Trail. At the start and end of walk we stay at a Ski Lodge at Jindabyne with the usual BBQs on the deck overlooking the lake. A lovely walk with lots of relaxing time.
Location: Kosciuszko NP Limit: 12. View

21 Jun, Sat 9:25AM Eastwood to Denistone via Shrimpton creek
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  100m 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.Nice walk on paths at first through parks near creek. Creek crossing for a bit of excitement. Good views out to parramatta, Olympic Park and beyond. Then steep grassy hill, bush track, big trees and path to Denistone. Plus stately houses Limit: 15. View

22 Jun, Sun 9:07AM Five lands walk
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  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: Derek Hampton. RSVP direct to Derek derek.hamptonesl@gmail.com McMasters Beach to Terrigal as part of 5 Lands, a walk run by the local community. It's more than just a walk: it has art exhibitions, live music, outdoor sculptures, kite flying and many other activities. Limit: 10. View

25 Oct - 5 Nov, Sat-Wed Peru: Amazon to the Andes.
Sydney Branch
Mark 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 longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(NEW!!!) This 12 day guided trip is hosted by G adventures and includes options to do the Inca Trail to Machu Pichu or go via the Lares Trail or the easier way, via the train. Included are 3 days at an Amazon lodge and other highlights including a visit to Rainbow mountain, Ollantaytambo and other scenic locations. For the full tour details please contact me if you're interested in what will be an exciting tour visiting some of Peru's most iconic locations.
Location: peru Limit: 16. View

7-20 Nov, Fri (09:00AM)-Thu (09:00AM) Ecuador
Sydney Branch
Mark 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(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) My wife and I are joining an Exodus Travels trip to Ecuador in November 2025 for 14 days, which will combine wildlife watching and walking, including visiting ancient ruins and some local culture thrown in. Strictly limited spaces, so if interested, please contact me asap. Before the Ecuador trip we'll be going on 2 short trips in Peru, one to Machu Picchu and another to a research station in the middle of the Amazon. Both of these are relatively cheap trips. View

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