Participants please note:

If you register for an activity or trip away then find you cannot attend, please advise the leader as soon as possible.

Non-members are welcome to attend two one-day activities before joining, but must be registered with the leader.

Planned itineraries and starting times are not negotiable.

Sat 21 Jul, 2018   Walk: Shoalhaven River Bank

Leader: Fred Morrison    View Leaders List

Mostly level walk, spectacular cliffs and rainforest.

Distance: 6 Km    Duration: 4 Hr    Grade: 3 Moderate
Registration Essential

Sun 22 Jul, 2018   Walk: Barren Grounds

Leader: Peter Doughty    View Leaders List

Undulating walk with outstanding views.  Optional extension to Cooks Nose.

Distance: 8 or 12 Km    Duration: 5 Hr    Grade: 3 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Mon 23 Jul, 2018   Cycle: Stuart Park to Thirroul

Leader: Barbara Fairhall    View Leaders List

A scenic, leisurely ride almost entirely along cycle way beside the ocean.  Optional extension to Thirroul from Bulli.  Coffee at Bulli Beach Café.  New people welcome to join us.

Distance: 28 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 1 Leisurely
Meet at: Stuart Park car park Time: 8.30 am

Mon 23 Jul, 2018   Cycle: Ski Park to Shellharbour

Leader: Phil Prentice    View Leaders List

Social ride mostly on shared pathway to Shellharbour Village for coffee or return to Boonerah Point.

Distance: 22 Km    Duration: 2.5 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Ski Park, Oak Flats Time: 8.30 am

Tue 24 Jul, 2018   Cycle: Around Lake Illawarra

Leader: Neil Williams    View Leaders List

A scenic ride from Berkeley with a short section on the freeway to Kanahooka Road. See lake views past Tallawarra Power Station and then on to Boonerah Point for refreshments.

Distance: 39 Km    Duration: 2.5 Hr    Grade: 3 Moderate
Meet at: Berkeley Fish and Chips car park Time: 8.30 am

Wed 25 Jul, 2018   Walk: Kiama to Gerringong station

Leader: Margaret Ward    View Leaders List

Undulating coastal walk from Loves Bay Kiama Heights to Gerringong station.  One way with car shuffle involved.  Wonderful Ocean views.  Possible wading through water when crossing lagoon.  Please bring Opal card for train back to Kiama.

Distance: 7 Km    Duration: 4 Hr    Grade: 3 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Thu 26 Jul, 2018   Paddle: Lake Illawarra

Leader: Graham Waine    View Leaders List

Morning paddle on Lake Illawarra. Paddle is weather dependent, so starting point may change.  Contact Leader to ascertain if paddle will go ahead.

Distance: 10 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Oak Flats Skiway Park Time: 8.30 am on water

Sat 28 Jul, 2018   Walk: Gerringong Falls

Leader: James Cowling    View Leaders List

Pleasant flat walk to falls mostly on fire trail. Lunch at falls and walk back.  Minimal scratchy, quiet, peaceful and spectacular.

Distance: 16 Km    Duration: 6 Hr    Grade: 4 Moderate
Registration Essential

Sun 29 Jul, 2018   Walk: Bargo River Gorge

Leader: Graham Burgess    View Leaders List

A walk exploring Bargo River Gorge and surrounds. Come and have a look why we think it’s an area worthy of more protection. Creek crossings and slippery sections.

Distance: 12 Km    Duration: 5 Hr    Grade: 4 Moderate
Registration Essential

Mon 30 Jul, 2018   Cycle: Albion Park Rail to Barrack Point

Leader: Les Clark    View Leaders List

Cycle from Wilson Memorial Park to Barrack Point then return to Boonerah Point for coffee.

Distance: 20 Km    Duration: 2.5 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Wilson Memorial Park, Albion Park Time: 8.30 am

Tue 31 Jul, 2018   Cycle: Kangaroo Valley to Flat Rock

Leader: Phil Prentice    View Leaders List

Picturesque ride through Kangaroo Valley then along Upper Kangaroo Valley road to Flat Rock. Short section of dirt road crossing 3 rough causeways. OK for hybrid & electric bikes. Lunch in Kangaroo Valley after ride.

Distance: 34 Km    Duration: 4 Hr    Grade: 3 Moderate
Registration Essential

Wed 01 Aug, 2018   Walk: Discover the Parks of Gwynneville and Keiraville

Leader: Sue Martin    View Leaders List

Starting at Beaton Park, then past TAFE, through Uni where we stop for a coffee break.  Then on to Hoskins Park, Nyring Park, Keira Park, a bit of bush and back through Keira Park for lunch and then Wiseman Park.

Distance: 11 Km    Duration: 5 Hr    Grade: 3 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Thu 02 Aug, 2018   Paddle: Lake Illawarra

Leader: Graham Waine    View Leaders List

Morning paddle on Lake Illawarra. Paddle is weather dependent, so starting point may change.  Contact Leader to ascertain if paddle will go ahead.

Distance: 10 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Oak Flats Skiway Park Time: 8.30 am on water

Fri 03 Aug, 2018   Social: Lunch at Wollongong Golf Club

Leader: Barbara Fairhall    View Leaders List

It will be time to celebrate the warmer weather so come along for a wonderful lunch at the Wollongong Golf club. Friends and family very welcome.  For catering purposes please register with me by 31st July.

Distance: Km    Duration: 2-3 Hr    Grade:
Registration Essential

Sat 04 Aug, 2018   Walk: Meryla Pass

Leader: Col Meharg    View Leaders List

Follow Meryla Pass (an old access road linking Kangaroo Valley to Moss Vale) from Meryla Road to Yarrunga Creek via Griffins Farm and return. Views of forests and gorges towards Kangaroo Valley. Creek crossing.

Distance: 15 Km    Duration: 6 Hr    Grade: 3 Moderate
Registration Essential

Sun 05 Aug, 2018   Walk: Audley to Audley via Karloo Pool

Leader: Chris English    View Leaders List

From Audley to Head of Navigation, then to near Heathcote followed by Karloo Pool, Uloola Falls and back to Audley.  Much steep and rugged terrain, but beautiful views and varied vegetation.  This walk is long, but there will be plenty of rest stops.

Distance: 24 Km    Duration: 6.5 Hr    Grade: 4 Moderate
Registration Essential
Limit: 15

Mon 06 Aug, 2018   Cycle: Stuart Park to Thirroul

Leader: Barbara Fairhall    View Leaders List

A scenic, leisurely ride almost entirely along cycle way beside the ocean.  Optional extension to Thirroul from Bulli.  Coffee at Bulli Beach Café.  New people welcome to join us.

Distance: 28 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 1 Leisurely
Meet at: Stuart Park car park Time: 8.30 am

Mon 06 Aug, 2018   Cycle: Ski Park to Shellharbour

Leader: Phil Prentice    View Leaders List

Social ride mostly on shared pathway to Shellharbour Village for coffee or return to Boonerah Point.

Distance: 22 Km    Duration: 2.5 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Ski Park, Oak Flats Time: 8.30 am

Tue 07 Aug, 2018   Cycle: Berkeley to Shellharbour

Leader: Penny Howes    View Leaders List

Mainly cycle paths, lake and ocean views.  Coffee at Shellharbour.

Distance: 35 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Moderate
Meet at: Berkeley Fish and Chips, Northcliffe Drive, Berkeley Time: 8.30 am

Wed 08 Aug, 2018   Trip Away: Forster – Pedal and Paddle

Leader: Peter Witt    View Leaders List

Nine days at Forster on the mid North Coast either caravan, cabin  or camping.  Four day paddles. Two on the Lake and creeks, then Smiths Lake and Northern Myall Lakes at Neranie.  Three day rides.

Distance: Km    Duration: Hr    Grade: 3 Moderate
Registration Essential

Wed 08 Aug, 2018   Walk: Cremorne Point to Bradleys Head

Leader: Ros Tierney    View Leaders List

Ferry to Cremorne and return from the Zoo.  Mostly on footpaths and board walks.  Some bush tracks with tree roots.  Lovely Harbour views and heritage homes.  Opal card required.

Distance: 8 Km    Duration: 4 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Thu 09 Aug, 2018   Paddle: Lake Illawarra

Leader: Graham Waine    View Leaders List

Morning paddle on Lake Illawarra. Paddle is weather dependent, so starting point may change.  Contact Leader to ascertain if paddle will go ahead.

Distance: 10 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Oak Flats Skiway Park Time: 8.30 am on water

Sat 11 Aug, 2018   Walk: Booderee National Park

Leader: Pam Hayes    View Leaders List

Circuit trail from Steamers beach. Explore the St Georges headland. There are short trails leading to beautiful spots such as Kittys Beach, Blacks Harbour and Whiting Beach.

Distance: 17 Km    Duration: 6 Hr    Grade: 3 Moderate
Registration Essential

Sun 12 Aug, 2018   Walk: Waterways of the Illawarra 3: Collins Creek

Leader: Helen Wilson    View Leaders List

Our third creek exploration from the mouth to the escarpment, walking on paths, roads and through parkland. Collins Creek has been extensively modified and redirected through the suburb of Woonona, but we can still trace its path through various stages of urban development.  Possible overgrown or boggy sections.

Distance: 9 Km    Duration: 4 Hr    Grade: 3 Moderate
Registration Essential

Mon 13 Aug, 2018   Cycle: Albion Park Rail to Barrack Point

Leader: Dave Currie    View Leaders List

Cycle from Wilson Memorial Park to Barrack Point and return to Boonerah Point for coffee.

Distance: 20 Km    Duration: Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Wilson Memorial Park, Albion Park Rail Time: 8.30 am

Tue 14 Aug, 2018   Cycle: Dunmore to Kiama

Leader: Neil Williams    View Leaders List

Scenic ride from Dunmore station through she oak track then along Minnamurra headlands to Kiama.  A couple of inclines to give the ‘electric bikers’ a work out.

Distance: 26 Km    Duration: 2.5 Hr    Grade: 4 Moderate
Meet at: Dunmore Railway Staion East side carpark Time: 8.30 am

Wed 15 Aug, 2018   Walk: Sublime Point and Beyond

Leader: Anne Murdoch    View Leaders List

Steep climb with ladders near the top.  Walk north to the start of the Forest Track.  Return by the same route.  Good views of coast.

Distance: 12 Km    Duration: 5 Hr    Grade: 4 Moderate
Registration Essential

Thu 16 Aug, 2018   Paddle: Lake Illawarra

Leader: Graham Waine    View Leaders List

Morning paddle on Lake Illawarra. Paddle is weather dependent, so starting point may change.  Contact Leader to ascertain if paddle will go ahead.

Distance: 10 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Oak Flats Skiway Park Time: 8.30 am on water

Fri 17 Aug, 2018   Miscellaneous: Deadline for Spring Program

Leader: Chris English    View Leaders List

Please send in activities or items for inclusion in the spring program by today at the latest.

Distance: Km    Duration: Hr    Grade:
Meet at: Time:

Sat 18 Aug, 2018   Walk: Pigeon House Mountain – Morton NP

Leader: Anne Murdoch    View Leaders List

Great views from the top after a steep climb. Ladders to the summit. Come for the day or a weekend of walking.

Distance: 5 Km    Duration: 4 Hr    Grade: 4 Moderate
Registration Essential

Sun 19 Aug, 2018   Walk: Budawangs – Little Forest Plateau

Leader: Graham Burgess    View Leaders List

Join in on our annual excursion to Little Forest Plateau section of Morton NP. Mt Bushwalker, Gadara Point and Ngaityung Falls. The easiest way to enjoy the vista of the Budawang ranges – a wilderness experience. Some scratchy sections. Phone before 8:30 pm, SMS or e-mail to register.

Distance: 12 Km    Duration: 5 Hr    Grade: 3 Moderate
Registration Essential

Mon 20 Aug, 2018   Meeting: Committee and Program Review

Leader: Penny Howes    View Leaders List
Distance: Km    Duration: 2 Hr    Grade:
Meet at: City Diggers, Wollongong Time: 2.30 pm

Mon 20 Aug, 2018   Cycle: Albion Park Rail to Barrack Point

Leader: Les Clark    View Leaders List

Cycle from Wilson Memorial Park to Barrack Point then return to Boonerah Point for coffee.

Distance: 20 Km    Duration: 2.5 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Wilson Memorial Park, Albion Park Rail Time: 8.30 am

Tue 21 Aug, 2018   Cycle: Stuart Park to Thirroul

Leader: Sam Garrett-Jones    View Leaders List

Scenic ride mainly on bike track. Coffee at Thirroul Beach Cafe.

Distance: 30 Km    Duration: 3.0 Hr    Grade: 2 Moderate
Meet at: Stuart Park car park (nearest Novotel) Time: 8.30 am

Wed 22 Aug, 2018   Walk: Kanahooka to Tallawarra

Leader: Joan Polonis    View Leaders List

Winter warmer on level track.  Lake and escarpment views.

Distance: 12 Km    Duration: 4 Hr    Grade: 3 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Thu 23 Aug, 2018   Paddle: Lake Illawarra

Leader: Graham Waine    View Leaders List

Morning paddle on Lake Illawarra. Paddle is weather dependent, so starting point may change.  Contact Leader to ascertain if paddle will go ahead.

Distance: 10 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Oak Flats Skiway Park Time: 8.30 am on water

Sat 25 Aug, 2018   Walk: Austinmer to Sublime Point and Cliffhanger Lookout

Leader: Peter Harrison    View Leaders List

Steep climb and descent.  Ladders near top.  Views.

Distance: 8 Km    Duration: 4 Hr    Grade: 4 Moderate
Meet at: Austinmer railway station, east side Time: 9.00 am

Sun 26 Aug, 2018   Walk: Stanwell Park to Austinmer

Leader: Chris English    View Leaders List

Walk the Illawarra Escarpment one way with car shuffle.  Steep climb to start with and then undulating for 11 km.  Steep descent with ladders at end.

Distance: 16 Km    Duration: 6 Hr    Grade: 4 Moderate
Registration Essential

Mon 27 Aug, 2018   Cycle: Warilla to Berkeley

Leader: Noelene Bearns    View Leaders List

Ride across bridge, through Windang, Primbee and Warrawong, then along north side of lake to Berkeley and Hooka Creek. Coffee at Windang on return. Fairly flat.

Distance: 25 Km    Duration: 2.5 Hr    Grade: 2 Moderate
Meet at: Reddall Reserve kiosk car park Time: 8.30 am

Tue 28 Aug, 2018   Cycle: Albion Park Rail to Barrack Point

Leader: Dave Currie    View Leaders List

Cycle from Wilson Memorial Park to Barrack Point and return to Boonerah Point for coffee.

Distance: 20 Km    Duration: 2.5 Hr    Grade: 2 Moderate
Meet at: Wilson Memorial Park, Albion Park Rail Time: 8.30 am

Wed 29 Aug, 2018   Walk: Windang Island

Leader: James Cowling    View Leaders List

Pleasant walk on edge of lake from Boonerah Point mostly on footpaths, then a little sand walking to island.  Morning tea at island and back to Boonerah Point for coffee.

Distance: 8 Km    Duration: 4 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Thu 30 Aug, 2018   Paddle: Lake Illawarra

Leader: Graham Waine    View Leaders List

Morning paddle on Lake Illawarra. Paddle is weather dependent, so starting point may change.  Contact Leader to ascertain if paddle will go ahead.

Distance: 10 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Oak Flats Skiway Park Time: 8.30 am on water

Mon 03 Sep, 2018   Trip Away: Wollemi and Gardens of Stone National Parks

Leader: Peter Witt    View Leaders List

9 days caravan, cabin or hotel based day walks around Lithgow and Rylstone visiting some hidden gems and pagoda hopping.  Evans Crown, Hassens Walls, Gouches Crater, Deep Pass, Black Fellows Hands, Black Fellows Crown,  Dunns Swamp Pagodas and Ferntree Gully Nature Reserve.  All of the walks are short (max 3km) but we will be pagoda hopping and scrambling. You will need to be agile and enjoy exploring.

Distance: Km    Duration: 9 days Hr    Grade: 3 Energetic
Registration Essential

Mon 03 Sep, 2018   Paddle: Ghost Island Renmark SA

Leader: Gerry O'Leary    View Leaders List

A 6 day and 5 nights paddle camping on the side of rivers and creeks.  Detailed instructions available on request.

Distance: 125 Km    Duration: 10 Days 3-12 Sep 18 Hr    Grade: 3 Moderate
Registration Essential

Wed 05 Sep, 2018   Walk: Cherry Blossom Time in Auburn Botanic Gardens

Leader: Maria (Ria ) Pegg    View Leaders List

Set on 9 hectares and open since 1977, the park features a spectacular Japanese Garden, a Rose Garden, Scented Garden, Australian native and rainforest garden, a Reflection pool and Fauna Reserve. Cherry blossom time should be very special and is very popular.  Located on the corner of Chiswick and Chisholm Roads, Auburn.  There is no cafe, so bring your own food and beverages.

Distance: 2-3 Km    Duration: 2.5 Hr    Grade: 1 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Sat 08 Sep, 2018   Walk: Otford to Bundeena

Leader: James Cowling    View Leaders List

Iconic coast track walk.  A bit up and down but no mountain climbing.  Longish walk so full day, but no off track.  Car shuffle to/from Bundeena. Perhaps see some whales.

Distance: 25 Km    Duration: 8 Hr    Grade: 4 Moderate
Registration Essential

Sun 09 Sep, 2018   Training: Wildflower Photography at Barren Grounds

Leader: Ronda Guy    View Leaders List

Walk 1 km to Illawarra Lookout then 1.5 km to Natural Stone bridge learning how to capture the best photos of wildflowers with assistance from experienced photographers Sue and Russell.  Either return by the same way or walk the remainder of the 8 km loop track.

 

Distance: 5 to 10 Km    Duration: 4.5 Hr    Grade: 1 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Sat 15 Sep, 2018   Walk: Barrengarry Pass Top to Bottom with Short Car Shuffle.

Leader: Edward Popham    View Leaders List

Early start in Kangaroo Valley. (Possible coffee stop for those gasping!)  Short car shuffle to Manning Lookout.  Walk along the escarpment on old tracks via various lookouts to Faulks and Blakemans.  Descend Blakemans lookout on tortuous but treelined route to the ridge into Kangaroo Valley.   Walk is really a grade 3-4 but leader has only explored the difficult bit.  Rest of it is well mapped with GPS waypoints. [No ropes required just a tough bottom.]  Leisurely pace to allow adequate sight seeing.

Distance: 8 Km    Duration: 6 Hr    Grade: 5 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Wed 19 Sep, 2018   Walk: The Spit to Northbridge

Leader: Patricia Mackey    View Leaders List

Scenic walk around the Harbour Foreshore past Beauty Point, Quakers Hat and through Tunks Park viewing the historic bridge to Northbridge.  Cross small streams and view old stone walls.

Distance: 9 Km    Duration: 4.5 Hr    Grade: 3 Moderate
Registration Essential

Fri 21 Sep, 2018   Paddle: Mid North Coast week – Wallis Lake and Forster area

Leader: Helen Moody    View Leaders List

Day paddles on lakes and rivers in the area. Led by local paddler John Thorn; organised by Helen.  Joint activity with NPA.  Based at camp site.  Day paddles 21/9 to 27/9, plus rest day. Travel days 20/9 & 28/9. These paddling events are very popular and book out quickly.  Expressions of interest to Helen by email. M​ake own accommodation arrangements. ​Camp site will require a non-refundable deposit of one night’s accommodation. ​Experienced paddlers with sit in kayaks only. Spray skirts compulsory on open water at leader’s discretion.

Distance: 12-20 daily Km    Duration: Hr    Grade: 2 Moderate
Registration Essential
Limit: 25

Sun 23 Sep, 2018   Walk: Hill 60 and Surrounds

Leader: Maria (Ria) Pegg    View Leaders List

Starting from Port Kembla swimming pool we will walk to the lookout on Hill 60, then head north to the harbour pilot station. The walk up is fairly steep to the top and then a little rugged going down the hill heading north. We will stop for coffee at the Seascape cafe then head back to the cars.

Distance: 6 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 3 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Sun 30 Sep, 2018   Walk: Barren Grounds NR

Leader: Graham Burgess    View Leaders List

My annual spring long weekend wildflower walk – Griffiths Trail loop and Cooks Nose. Usually nice flowers and great views.

Distance: 13 Km    Duration: 5 Hr    Grade: 3 Moderate
Registration Essential

Sat 06 Oct, 2018   Meeting: RAMBLERS AGM

Leader: Phil Prentice    View Leaders List

Come for morning tea followed by the AGM, then a bushwalk followed by a barbecue lunch.  See the Rhododendron Park in full bloom!

Distance: Km    Duration: 4 Hr    Grade: 1 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Mon 08 Oct, 2018   Cycle: Stuart Park to Thirroul

Leader: Barbara Fairhall    View Leaders List

A scenic, leisurely ride almost entirely along cycle way beside the ocean.  Optional extension to Thirroul from Bulli.  Coffee at Bulli Beach café.  New people very welcome to join us.

Distance: 30 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 1 Leisurely
Meet at: Stuart Park Car park, North Wollongong Time: 8.30 am

Sat 13 Oct, 2018   Walk: Carrington Falls Circuit via Kangaroo River

Leader: Edward Popham    View Leaders List

Falls top then Missingham Pass (now called Stevo’s on some maps).  Kangaroo River rock hop across and up Missingham Steps.  Rainforest walking both sides of the valley.  Waratah time in the area.

Distance: 8 Km    Duration: 6 Hr    Grade: 4 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Sun 21 Oct, 2018   Walk: Sydney Olympic Park

Leader: Maria ( Ria ) Pegg    View Leaders List

The day will include a return trip by train to Sydney Olympic Park (via Central). We will complete a ring walk including Haslam’s Pier, the Brickpit, the Bay Marker, Shipwreck Lookout, the Bird Hide and the Mangrove boardwalk to the Treillage Tower. We will finish at the Abattoir Blues Cafe for a coffee before heading back on the train. Full day out.

Distance: 9 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Mon 22 Oct, 2018   Cycle: Stuart Park to Thirroul

Leader: Barbara Fairhall    View Leaders List

A scenic, leisurely ride almost entirely along cycle way beside the ocean.  Optional extension to Thirroul from Bulli.  Coffee at Bulli Beach café.  New people very welcome to join us.

Distance: 30 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 1 Leisurely
Meet at: Stuart Park Car park, North Wollongong Time: 8.30 am

Wed 24 Oct, 2018   Walk: Mosman Wharf to Balmoral Beach

Leader: Patricia Mackey    View Leaders List

Scenic Harbourside walk through Little Sirius Cove, past Taronga Zoo and on to the Artists Camp of the 1880’s.  Bradley’s Head is our next stop for lunch and to explore this historic area with gun emplacements from 1839.  Next is Taylor’s Bay, Clifton Gardens, past the Chowder Bay Barracks constructed in 1890 and on to Balmoral Beach.

Distance: 9 Km    Duration: 4.5 Hr    Grade: 3 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Mon 05 Nov, 2018   Trip Away: Western Snowy Mts 2018

Leader: Graham Burgess    View Leaders List

Group 1 – Arrive Mon 5th Nov, depart Sat 10th.  These dates for those who have not been on the trip before or it’s a long time since you’ve been – the usual series of walks. It’s the 21st anniversary trip to the western slopes of the Snowy Mts & northern Kosciuszko NP. Camp or cabin at caravan park. Day walks and exploring the region while learning about Snowy Hydro Scheme, Hume & Hovell and the impact of wild horses. Own transport or find a buddy. Will be some dirt road driving to walks. Contact leader for more detail. Note:  A waiting list has been started for this activity.

Distance: Up to 13 Km    Duration: Up to 6 Hr    Grade: 4 Moderate
Registration Essential

Mon 05 Nov, 2018   Cycle: Stuart Park to Thirroul

Leader: Barbara Fairhall    View Leaders List

A scenic, leisurely ride almost entirely along cycle way beside the ocean.  Optional extension to Thirroul from Bulli.  Coffee at Bulli Beach café.  New people very welcome to join us.

Distance: 30 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 1 Leisurely
Meet at: Stuart Park Car Park Time: 8.30 am

Wed 07 Nov, 2018   Walk: Jacaranda Walk – Huntleys Point To Hunters Hill

Leader: Teresa Urbanski    View Leaders List

River Cat to Huntleys Point wharf.  Walk through historic Gladesville Hospital and along Parramatta River to Hunters Hill viewing the beautiful “Blue” Jacaranda Trees overlooking the Lane Cove River.  Return from Woolwich by ferry to Circular Quay.

Distance: 6-7 Km    Duration: 4-5 Hr    Grade: 3 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Thu 08 Nov, 2018   Paddle: Edwards River

Leader: Peter Witt    View Leaders List

12 days paddling the full length of the Edwards River Camping out of the kayaks/canoes (200km). The Edwards River is an anabranch of the Murray River from Picnic Point to 60km downstream of Swan Hill.  There will be  number of irrigation weirs to portage.

Distance: 200 Km    Duration: Hr    Grade: 3 Leisurely
Registration Essential
Limit: 12

Sat 10 Nov, 2018   Trip Away: Western Snowy Mts 2018

Leader: Graham Burgess    View Leaders List

Group 2 – Arrive Sat 10th Nov, depart Thur 15th. These dates for those who have been on the trip before – a series of walks we have not normally done. It’s the 21st anniversary trip to the western slopes of the Snowy Mts & northern Kosciuszko NP. Camp or cabin at caravan park. Own transport or find a buddy. Contact leader for more detail. Limits apply.  This activity is NEARLY FULL.

Distance: Up to 12 Km    Duration: Up to 5 Hr    Grade: 4 Moderate
Registration Essential

Mon 19 Nov, 2018   Cycle: Stuart Park to Thirroul

Leader: Barbara Fairhall    View Leaders List

A scenic, leisurely ride almost entirely along cycle way beside the ocean.  Optional extension to Thirroul from Bulli.  Coffee at Bulli Beach café.  New people very welcome to join us.

Distance: 30 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 1 Leisurely
Meet at: Stuart Park Car park, North Wollongong Time: 8.30 am

Sat 24 Nov, 2018   Walk: Carrington Falls Top to Bottom

Leader: Edward Popham    View Leaders List

On the south side near Izzards lookout is a scramble down, possibly requiring a rope descent of 3m but we may be able to find a different route to last time.  Scramble 500m upstream to the falls (depending on Water levels).  Return along 400m contour offtrack through some interesting rain forest to Missingham Steps.  Requires an early start.

Distance: 6 Km    Duration: 7 Hr    Grade: 5 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Sun 02 Dec, 2018   Walk: Illawarra Northern Beaches

Leader: Graham Burgess    View Leaders List

My annual early summer walk on pathways, rock platforms and beaches of the northern Illawarra – train to Coalcliff walk back to Thirroul. Great ocean and escarpment views.

Distance: 12 Km    Duration: 4 Hr    Grade: 3 Moderate
Registration Essential

Mon 03 Dec, 2018   Cycle: Stuart Park to Thirroul

Leader: Barbara Fairhall    View Leaders List

A scenic, leisurely ride almost entirely along cycle way beside the ocean.  Optional extension to Thirroul from Bulli.  Coffee at Bulli Beach café.  New people very welcome to join us.

Distance: 30 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 1 Leisurely
Meet at: Stuart Park Car park, North Wollongong Time: 8.30 am

Mon 17 Dec, 2018   Cycle: Stuart Park to Thirroul

Leader: Barbara Fairhall    View Leaders List

A scenic, leisurely ride almost entirely along cycle way beside the ocean.  Optional extension to Thirroul from Bulli.  To be followed by an end of year celebratory brunch at Olive’s Cafe at Bellambi on our return journey.  As it’s the Christmas season why not put a few festive decorations on your bike!!  New people most welcome to join us.

Distance: 30 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 1 Leisurely
Meet at: Stuart Park Car Park Time: 8.30 am

Sun 30 Dec, 2018   Walk: Gerroa and Seven Mile Beach NP

Leader: Graham Burgess    View Leaders List

My annual holiday season walk to the rock platform, beach and bush tracks of the southern Illawarra. A nice place to be on summer day. Some may swim after the walk.

Distance: 13 Km    Duration: 4 Hr    Grade: 3 Moderate
Registration Essential

Thu 03 Jan, 2019   Trip Away: Paddle Upper Murray and Mitta Mitta Rivers

Leader: Peter Witt    View Leaders List

January 3 – 14 2019.  Four days paddling on the Upper Murray River from Bringenbrong Bridge to Towong.  Four Days paddling the lower Mitta Mitta River from Mitta Mitta to Tallangatta.  Two days off. We will be paddling from 2/3 base camps and only doing day paddles each day. A canoe trailer will be used for the turnarounds each day. Both rivers are grade 1/2 with gravel races and willows. Plastic kayaks only.  Paddlers interested in the paddle email or phone for a more detailed information sheet. Book early as there is a limit to numbers and such trips get booked out very quickly.

Distance: Km    Duration: Hr    Grade: 3 Moderate
Registration Essential
Limit: 12

Sun 17 Mar, 2019   Trip Away: Paddle Mid South Coast For 10 days

Leader: Peter Witt    View Leaders List

Lake Conjola, Narrawelle Inlet, Burrill Lake, Meroo Lake, Lake Tabouri, Termeil Creek with optional 1 day bike ride.  Base camp at Lake Tabourie Caravan Park and travelling out each day.  Many of the paddles are only short days leaving a lot of time to explore on your own, take your push bike, swim, fish etc. This is an active holiday.  Paddlers will need a kayak trolley for 2 of the paddles. Sit in kayaks with rudders only

Distance: Km    Duration: 10 days Hr    Grade: 2 Moderate
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Limit: 12

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