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 contact the leader to discuss the activity and register.

For information about levels of difficulty and fitness required check the Grading & Guidelines.  

Planned itineraries and starting times are not negotiable.

Sat 07 Dec, 2019   Walk: Forest Path to Mt Mitchell

Leader: Anne Murdoch    View Leaders List

Pleasant walk to view point overlooking Stanwell Park. A few climbs on the way back.

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

Sun 08 Dec, 2019   Walk: Illawarra Northern Beaches

Leader: Graham Burgess    View Leaders List

A walk exploring the Illawarra coast from Coalcliff to Thirroul via Seacliff Bridge, roadside pathways, beaches, headlands and rock platforms. Part of the Great South Coast Walk. Joint activity with NPA.  Limits apply.  Phone before 8:30pm, SMS or e-mail.

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

Mon 09 Dec, 2019   Cycle: The Southern Christmas Bike ride, Lake Illawarra Kiosk to Killalea and return

Leader: Gleniss Wellings    View Leaders List

All members and friends invited to join bike riders for morning coffee at  Killalea Cafe at 9.30am – 11am. The ride is mostly on shared pathways and quiet streets with coastal views and  streets through Shellcove. There is one hill.  Its Christmas so decorate yourself and your bike. There are prizes and fruit cake to have with coffee.  Gold coin donation appreciated.

Distance: 20 Km    Duration: 3.5 Hr    Grade: 1 Leisurely
Meet at: Lake Illawarra Kiosk Parking Area, Reddall Parade Time: 8.30 am

Tue 10 Dec, 2019   Cycle: Dunmore to Jamberoo

Ride from Dunmore to Minnamurra Head Lands then onto Jamberoo. Coffee at Jamberoo. Very scenic ride.

Distance: 35 Km    Duration: 4 Hr    Grade: 2 Moderate
Meet at: Dunmore Station. Time: 8.30 am

Wed 11 Dec, 2019   Walk: Sublime Point and Beyond

Leader: Anne Murdoch    View Leaders List

Steep climb up to Sublime Point followed by a level walk to start of Forest Path.

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

Thu 12 Dec, 2019   Paddle: Lake Illawarra

Morning paddle on Lake Illawarra. Paddle 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 13 Dec, 2019   Social: RAMBLERS CHRISTMAS PARTY

Leader: Ros Tierney    View Leaders List

We are holding the Christmas Party this year at the Warilla Bowling Club.  Good company, good food and lots of prizes to be won.  Registration and Payment to be made by Wednesday 27th November.

Distance: Km    Duration: Hr    Grade:
Registration Essential

Sat 14 Dec, 2019   Walk: Mount Ousley to Brokers Nose

Leader: Peter Harrison    View Leaders List

Much off track at base of cliff.  Views, rainforest, fauna.

Distance: 6 Km    Duration: 4 Hr    Grade: 4 Moderate
Meet at: Truck rest station at top of Mount Ousley Time: 8:30 am

Sun 15 Dec, 2019   Walk: Hoddles Track – Saddleback Mountain

Leader: Peter Doughty    View Leaders List

Walk through rainforest and dry sclerophyll forest to rocky lookout. Some steep and slippery sections.

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

Mon 16 Dec, 2019   Cycle: Stuart Park to Thirroul

Leader: John Healy    View Leaders List

Stunning scenery from start to finish. mostly flat Cycle way with hill to Thirroul. Can sometimes be busy. Coffee at Bulli.

Distance: 30 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Stuart Park Car Park Time: 8:30 am

Tue 17 Dec, 2019   Cycle: Oak Flats to Hooka Point

Leader: Penny Howes    View Leaders List

Cycle from Skiway Park alongside the lake and across the bridge to Windang Surf Club.   Then onto Warrawong and through Berkeley to Hooka Point with a brief stop at the bird hide.  Return along the same route, making a detour via Primbee.  Coffee at Boonerah Point.

Distance: 38 Km    Duration: 3.5 Hr    Grade: 2 Moderate
Meet at: Skiway Park, Oak Flats Time: 8.30am

Thu 19 Dec, 2019   Paddle: Lake Illawarra

Morning paddle on Lake Illawarra. Paddle 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 21 Dec, 2019   Walk: Ausburn track and Mt Keira ring track

Leader: Fred Morrison    View Leaders List

Mountain walk through rainforest.   Steep climb to start, then undulating.  Great views.

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

Sun 22 Dec, 2019   Walk: Summer Solstice Sunrise Walk

Leader: Chris English    View Leaders List

Enjoy an early breakfast while viewing the sunrise by Lake Illawarra followed by a level walk with spectacular lake and escarpment views.  Optional morning tea to finish.

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

Mon 23 Dec, 2019   Cycle: Stuart Park to Thirroul

Leader: Barbara Fairhall    View Leaders List

CHRISTMAS RIDE !!   HOW ABOUT SOME BIKE DECORATIONS??

This is a leisurely, friendly cycle and we ride almost entirely along the coastal bike track with just a few quiet suburban streets to cross. Cyclists who haven’t ridden for a while or intending members who may want to experience a Rambler activity and meet some members are most welcome to join us.  This is our Christmas ride so we may decide to have coffee and cake, or even an early lunch  at the Thirroul Beach cafe instead of the usual Bulli Beach Cafe. We’ll decide on the day, depending on the weather.

Distance: 30 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 1 Leisurely
Meet at: Stuart Park Car park near the stone picnic hut in the park Time: 8:30 am

Tue 24 Dec, 2019   Cycle: Albion Park Rail to Shellharbour

Leader: Les Clark    View Leaders List

Ride mostly on cycle paths along lake and ocean shore with some streets into Shellharbour village. Mostly flat with hills at Barrack Pt and Shellharbour. Coffee at Shellharbour

Distance: 25 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Moderate
Meet at: Wilson Memorial Park, Albion Park Rail Time: 8:30 am

Sat 28 Dec, 2019   Paddle: Minnamurra to Swamp Road

Leader: Col Meharg    View Leaders List

Kayak from Minnamurra to Swamp Road and return, clear water, tide assisted.
PFD’s compulsory

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

Sun 29 Dec, 2019   Walk: Shell Cove West to East

Leader: Graham Burgess    View Leaders List

A series of summer early short walks to fill gaps in the program. No need to register, just turn up.
Walk 1 – Meet Shellharbour Junction station 8:00am, walk to The Shallows Reserve and return. Will be a café stop at Shell Cove. All on paths.

Distance: 8 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Moderate
Meet at: Shellharbour Junction Station Time: 8:00 am

Mon 30 Dec, 2019   Cycle: Ski Park to Shellharbour Village

Leader: Phil Prentice    View Leaders List

Cycle from Skiway Park to Shellharbour Village and return. Coffee at Shellharbour Village.

Distance: 30 Km    Duration: 2.5 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Skiway Park, Oak Flats Time: 8:30 am

Tue 31 Dec, 2019   Cycle: Berkeley to Shellharbour

Leader: Penny Howes    View Leaders List

Around the lake and via Primbee to Windang Surf Club.  Then on to Barrack Point and Shellharbour for coffee.  Mainly bike paths, some quiet back streets.  Lake and ocean views.

Distance: 38 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Moderate
Meet at: Berkeley Fish and Chips, Northcliffe Drive Time: 8.30 am

Thu 02 Jan, 2020   Paddle: Lake Illawarra

Morning paddle on Lake Illawarra. Paddle 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 04 Jan, 2020   Walk: Shoalhaven River North Bank

Leader: Fred Morrison    View Leaders List

Leisurely mostly level walk through open forest with dramatic cliff views.  Possible swim.

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

Mon 06 Jan, 2020   Cycle: Wilson Memorial Park Albion Park Rail to Barrack Point

Ride from Wilson Park to Barrack Point and return. Coffee at Boonera Pint.

Distance: 25 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Wilson Memorial Park Albion Park Rail. Time: 8.30 am

Tue 07 Jan, 2020   Cycle: Stuart Park to Thirroul

Leader: David Currie    View Leaders List

Stunning scenery from start to finish. mostly flat Cycle way with hill to Thirroul. Can sometimes be busy. Coffee at Bulli.

Distance: 30 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Stuart Park Car Park Time: 8:30 am

Wed 08 Jan, 2020   Paddle: Penrith White Water Stadium, Colo River, Nepean River

Leader: Peter Witt    View Leaders List

3 days, camping at a beautiful location at Upper Colo Reserve.

Day one meet at White water Stadium for a fun rafting adventure. Two night camping at Upper Colo Reserve. Day two paddling the Colo River from the reserve to Putty Road or Putty Road to Hawkesbury junction. (Will depend upon water levels) Day 3 a paddle on the Nepean River. Possibly up into the Nepean Gorge. If water levels are high enough may change and paddle from Penrith to Wallacia low level crossing.

Limit 12 and joint with another club.

Distance: 25 Km    Duration: Hr    Grade: 2 Moderate
Registration Essential

Wed 08 Jan, 2020   Walk: A Early Walk via Mt Keira Ring track and Mt Pleasant track

Leader: Margaret Ward    View Leaders List

Commence our walk at Byarong Park then walk along Mt Keira Ring track to Mt Keira Road.
Continue up many steep stairs to enjoy our walk along a well defined track through the beautiful peaceful rainforest. Return to Byarong Park.

Distance: 6 Km    Duration: 2 Hr    Grade: 4 Moderate
Registration Essential

Thu 09 Jan, 2020   Paddle: Lake Illawarra

Morning paddle on Lake Illawarra. Paddle 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 Jan, 2020   Walk: Byarong Park to Mt Keira

Leader: Peter Harrison    View Leaders List

Steep climb up watercourse.  Return via west Ring Track.  Views, rainforest.

Distance: 8 Km    Duration: 4 Hr    Grade: 4 Moderate
Meet at: Byarong Park Time: 8:30 am

Sun 12 Jan, 2020   Walk: Mount Kembla Tracks

Leader: Col Meharg    View Leaders List

From Mount Kembla Lookout, follow tracks and fire trails to the Summit, Ring Track and Ridge Track. Coast and escarpment views.

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

Mon 13 Jan, 2020   Cycle: Lake Illawarra South Kiosk to Killalea

Leader: Phil Prentice    View Leaders List

Cycle from Kiosk in Reddall Reserve, Lake South to Killalea through Shellharbour Village and Shellcove.  Coffee at Killalea.

Distance: 30 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Kiosk at Reddall Reserve Time: 8:30 am

Mon 13 Jan, 2020   Cycle: Flagstaff Hill Lighthouse to Thirroul

Leader: John Groom    View Leaders List

A world class scenic ride along our beautiful local foreshore. No hills to test those electric bikes. Coffee at Bulli.

Distance: 30 Km    Duration: 2.5 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Top Carpark Flagstaff Hill Wollongong Time: 8:30am

Tue 14 Jan, 2020   Cycle: Stuart Park to Thirroul

Leader: John Healy    View Leaders List

Stunning scenery from start to finish. mostly flat Cycle way with hill to Thirroul. Can sometimes be busy. Coffee at Bulli.

Distance: 30 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Stuart Park Car Park Time: 8:30 am

Wed 15 Jan, 2020   Walk: Wolli Creek to Botany Bay

Leader: Ros Tierney    View Leaders List

Train to Wolli Creek then walk via footpaths, and reserves to Botany Bay. Return by bus from Ramsgate to Hurstville.

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

Thu 16 Jan, 2020   Paddle: Lake Illawarra

Morning paddle on Lake Illawarra. Paddle 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 18 Jan, 2020   Walk: Garie, Curramoors Circuit

Leader: Chris English    View Leaders List

Beach walk to start, then steep climb to top of escarpment.  Level walk via Curramoors to Eagle Rock then steep descent at the end.  Optional breakfast on the beach before the walk.  Early start, early finish to beat the heat.

Distance: 10 Km    Duration: 4 Hr    Grade: 3 Moderate
Registration Essential

Sun 19 Jan, 2020   Walk: Gerroa & Seven Mile Beach NP

Leader: Graham Burgess    View Leaders List

A great easy summer time, low tide, walk exploring rock platform, beach and bush. Joint activity with NPA. Limits apply. Phone before 8:30pm, SMS or e-mail.

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

Mon 20 Jan, 2020   Cycle: Oak Flats to Shellharbour

Leader: David Currie    View Leaders List

Ride mostly on cycle paths along lake and ocean shore with some streets into Shellharbour village. Mostly flat with hills at Barrack Pt and Shellharbour. Coffee at Shellharbour

Distance: 20 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Ski Park, Oak Flats Time: 8:30 am

Mon 20 Jan, 2020   Cycle: Stuart Park to Thirroul

Leader: Barbara Fairhall    View Leaders List

A leisurely paced cycle  from Stuart Park car park to Bulli Cafe for coffee, An optional extra 4 kms to Thirroul beach & then return to Bulli cafe to join others for coffee. The ride is almost entirely on cycle way and a few quiet suburban streets. New or intending members very welcome to join us.

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

Tue 21 Jan, 2020   Cycle: Berkeley to Shellharbour

Leader: Penny Howes    View Leaders List

Around the lake, via Windang and Barrack Point to Shellharbour for coffee.  Lake and ocean views.

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

Wed 22 Jan, 2020   Walk: A Short Walk for a Devonshire Tea in the Rainforest

Leader: Margaret Ward    View Leaders List

How about a Lovely Walk from Byarong park along the well established Rainforest trail to The Mt Keira Scout Camp.  Here we will meet up with Leanne the caretaker who is passionate about preserving this wonderful place. For $6 a head you can enjoy a Delicious Devonshire Tea /Coffee. Leanne has catered for groups up to 80 people, so …if you enjoy Scones come along !

I need to inform Leanne the number of Devonshire Teas required. So if you don’t want to miss out then please REGISTER with Margaret Ward AT LEAST ONE WEEK prior to the 22nd January 2020.

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

Thu 23 Jan, 2020   Paddle: Lake Illawarra

Morning paddle on Lake Illawarra. Paddle 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 Jan, 2020   Walk: Minumurra to Kiama Blowhole

Leader: Pam Hayes    View Leaders List

Stunning views, rock formations and a swim at the end as well as coffee! Car shuffle at start.

Distance: 8.4 Km    Duration: 4 Hr    Grade: 3 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Sun 26 Jan, 2020   Walk: Australia Day – Port Kembla Coast

Leader: Graham Burgess    View Leaders List

A series of summer early short walks to fill gaps in the program. No need to register, just turn up.
Walk 2 – Meet north end of Port Kembla swimming pool/beach car park 8:00am. Walk short steep section up to Hill 60 then down and along to Port Kembla harbour southern breakwater then return. Paths, road, short bush track and maybe some beach. Bring morning tea.

Distance: 7.5 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Moderate
Meet at: North End Port Kembla Swimming Pool/Beach Car Park Time: 8:00 am

Mon 27 Jan, 2020   Cycle: Stuart Park to Thirroul

Leader: John Healy    View Leaders List

Stunning scenery from start to finish. mostly flat Cycle way with hill to Thirroul. Can sometimes be busy. Coffee at Bulli.

Distance: 30 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Stuart Park Car Park Time: 8:30 am

Tue 28 Jan, 2020   Cycle: Lake Illawarra to Minnamurra

Leader: Phil Prentice    View Leaders List

Cycle from kiosk in Reddall Reserve through Shellcove to Minnamurra and return. Coffee at Minnamurra.

Distance: 35 Km    Duration: 3.5 Hr    Grade: 3 Moderate
Meet at: Kiosk in Reddall Reserve Time: 8:30 am

Thu 30 Jan, 2020   Paddle: Lake Illawarra

Morning paddle on Lake Illawarra. Paddle 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 01 Feb, 2020   Walk: Comerong Island

Leader: Greg Smith    View Leaders List

Walk from Shoalhaven Heads, across closed off Shoalhaven River entrance then along Severn Mile Beach (low tide at 8:15 so easy walking) to Crookhaven River entrance. Good swimming spot in sheltered area. Return via Coal Wharf Rd on Comerong Island to the cars.

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

Mon 03 Feb, 2020   Cycle: Wilson Memorial Park Albion Park Rail to Barrack Point

Ride from Wilson Park Albion Park rail to Barrack Point and return to Boonera Point for Coffee.

Distance: 25 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Wilson Memorial Park Albion Park Rail. Time: 8.30 am

Mon 03 Feb, 2020   Cycle: Stuart Park to Thirroul

Leader: Barbara Fairhall    View Leaders List

A leisurely paced cycle  from Stuart Park car park to Bulli Cafe for coffee. An optional extra 4 kms to Thirroul beach & then return to Bulli cafe to join others for coffee. The ride is almost entirely on cycle way and a few quiet suburban streets. New or intending members very welcome to join us.

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

Tue 04 Feb, 2020   Cycle: Reddall Parade Kiosk or Stuart Park to Thirroul

Leader: Ross Coleman    View Leaders List

Start at either Reddall Parade Kiosk at 7:00 am or at Stuart Park at 8:30 am for a return trip to Thirroul. Mainly flat.

Distance: 30-70 Km    Duration: 3-4 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Wed 05 Feb, 2020   Walk: Shellcove Marina Entrance to Bushrangers Bay

Leader: Anne Murdoch    View Leaders List

Pleasant walk on beach and rock platforms. Some rock scrambling.

Distance: 10 Km    Duration: 4 Hr    Grade: 3 Moderate
Registration Essential

Thu 06 Feb, 2020   Paddle: Lake Illawarra

Morning paddle on Lake Illawarra. Paddle 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 08 Feb, 2020   Trip Away: Paddle and Pedal the Nambucca Valley

Leader: Jan Phillips    View Leaders List

Leisurely paddles on various north coast rivers such as the Bellinger, Kalang, Nambucca, Upper Nambucca and Werrell Creek. Based at van park in Urunga. 7 paddles and 2 cycles. Contact leader to register and for further information.

Distance: 20 Km    Duration: 5 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Sat 08 Feb, 2020   Walk: Austinmer to Sublime Point and Cliffhanger Lookout

Leader: Peter Harrison    View Leaders List

Steep climb and descent on steps and ladders.  Views.

Distance: 6 Km    Duration: 4 Hr    Grade: 4 Moderate
Meet at: Austinmer railway station, east side Time: 8:30 am

Sun 09 Feb, 2020   Walk: Scarborough to Stanwell Park

Leader: Graham Burgess    View Leaders List

A series of summer early short walks to fill gaps in the program. No need to register, just turn up.
Walk 3 – Meet Scarborough station the 9:02 when train arrives from the south. Walk the “Grand Pacific Walk” to Stanwell Park beach café for morning tea or bring your own, then walk 15 mins up the hill to Stanwell Park station to catch the 11:34 train heading south. Walking on paths and some beach. Couple of steady hills. If trackwork that day call leader for updated plan.

Distance: 7.5 Km    Duration: 2.5 Hr    Grade: 2 Moderate
Meet at: Scarborough Station Time: 9:02 am

Mon 10 Feb, 2020   Cycle: Flagstaff Hill Lighthouse to Thirroul

Leader: John Groom    View Leaders List

A very scenic ride on flat bike track wedged between the escarpment and the sea.. Newcomers very welcome. Coffee at Bulli.

Distance: 30 Km    Duration: 2.5 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: flagstaff Hill Lighthouse top carpark Time: 8:30am

Tue 11 Feb, 2020   Cycle: Oak Flats to Killalea

Leader: Les Clark    View Leaders List

From Skiway Park we ride through Blackbutt Reserve skirting Shellharbour using bike path on main Road to Killalea for Coffee. Returning via Shellharbour village along the seashore and lake route.

Distance: 30 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Moderate
Meet at: Skiway Park, Oak Flats Time: 8:30 am

Wed 12 Feb, 2020   Walk: The Bay Run

Leader: Ros Tierney    View Leaders List

Iron Cove Bridge to Old Rozelle Hospital and light rail back to Central.

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

Thu 13 Feb, 2020   Paddle: Lake Illawarra

Morning paddle on Lake Illawarra. Paddle 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 15 Feb, 2020   Trip Away: Lord Howe Island

FULLY BOOKED

Lord Howe Island trip 15-23 Feb 2020.  Lovely walks and many other activities are available on this beautiful island paradise.

Distance: Km    Duration: Hr    Grade: Leisurely
Registration Essential
Limit: 32

Sun 16 Feb, 2020   Walk: Mount Keira Tracks

Leader: Chris English    View Leaders List

Ken Ausburn Track, Maintenance Track and through the bush to the Ring Track.  See pristine rainforest and coastal views.  Very steep uphill with lots of steps, but downhill on return.  Early start and finish to beat the heat.

Distance: 8 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 3 Moderate
Registration Essential

Mon 17 Feb, 2020   Cycle: Oak Flats to Shellharbour

Leader: David Currie    View Leaders List

Ride mostly on cycle paths along lake and ocean shore with some streets into Shellharbour village. Mostly flat with hills at Barrack Pt and Shellharbour. Coffee at Shellharbour

Distance: 20 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Ski Park, Oak Flats Time: 8:30 am

Mon 17 Feb, 2020   Cycle: Stuart Park to Thirroul

Leader: Barbara Fairhall    View Leaders List

A leisurely paced ride from Stuart Park to coffee at Bulli Beach Cafe with an optional 4 kms extra to Thirroul Beach and return to Bulli to join others for coffee.

The ride is almost entirely on cycle way and with a few quiet suburban streets. New and intending members will be made very welcome.

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

Tue 18 Feb, 2020   Cycle: Dunmore to Jamberoo

Leader: Ross Coleman    View Leaders List

Ride through Minamurra, Kiama and through quiet roads and paths except for entry into Jamberoo on main road.  Some short steep climbs. Coffee at Jamberoo.

Distance: 30 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Dunmore Station Time: 8:30am

Wed 19 Feb, 2020   Walk: Kanahooka to Tallawarra

Leader: Peter Doughty    View Leaders List

Level walk beside Lake Illawarra. Spectacular views

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

Thu 20 Feb, 2020   Paddle: Lake Illawarra

Morning paddle on Lake Illawarra. Paddle 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 21 Feb, 2020   Social: Lunch at Collegians Balgownie

Leader: Dave Currie    View Leaders List

Come along and enjoy lunch with friends at Collegians at Balgownie.

Distance: Km    Duration: 2 Hr    Grade:
Registration Essential

Sun 23 Feb, 2020   Walk: Ben’s Walk and Bomaderry Creek Gorge

Leader: Pam Hayes    View Leaders List

Two beautiful short walks in Nowra. Great rock formations and a paperbark grove are part of the walk.

Distance: 10 Km    Duration: 4 Hr    Grade: 3 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Mon 24 Feb, 2020   Cycle: Austinmer to Port Kembla Ride & Swim in the coast’s best pools

Leader: John Groom    View Leaders List

A leisurely ride  stopping to swim 4 or 5 times on the way, ending up at Port Kembla’s great surf beach. Morning coffee on the way. Lunch after the surf. Catch the train to Austy. Catch the train home from Port Kembla. The only hill is at Austinmer.

Distance: 30 Km    Duration: 5 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Meet at: Austinmer Station East Side Time: 8:31am

Tue 25 Feb, 2020   Cycle: Dunmore to Kiama

Leader: Stuart Almond    View Leaders List

Ride along the coast track with spectacular views from Minnamurra headland. Undulating terrain. Coffee in Kiama.

Distance: 25 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Moderate
Meet at: Dunmore Station Time: 8:30 am

Thu 27 Feb, 2020   Paddle: Lake Illawarra

Morning paddle on Lake Illawarra. Paddle 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

Tue 10 Mar, 2020   Cycle: Manly to Narrabeen then Around the Lake

Leader: John Groom    View Leaders List

An easy train ride to Circular Quay followed by enjoyable ferry ride to Manly. The 30k ride after that is with very gentle hills and 1 hill the ebikers will use to justify their purchase. Morning Tea by a beach. Lunch by the lagoon. An enjoyable day out.

Distance: 30 Km    Duration: 6 Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Mon 16 Mar, 2020   Trip Away: Croajingolong NP Trip

Leader: Graham Burgess    View Leaders List

Car camp (or cabin) with day walks in East Gippsland Victoria, mainly in Croajingolong NP. This coastal NP offers a mix of wilderness and less wild walking experiences. We will explore a variety of walks in the Mallacoota area. Contact leader for information pack. Joint activity with NPA – joint limit applies.

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

Wed 18 Mar, 2020   Trip Away: Peddling and Paddling on the Central Coast (The Entrance)

Leader: Peter Witt    View Leaders List

CANCELLED

18th to 30th March  2020. Dates include to drive to and from the Entrance. Based at the Entrance a combined paddling and cycling trip. 4 1/2 days peddling, 4 1/2 days paddling. Camping on the beach at Toowoon Bay. Caravan, cabin or camp.

Limit 12. Suitable for non active partners as its a beautiful location. First preference will be for participant who wish to both peddle and paddle.

Email or phone me for a more detailed information sheet.

Distance: Km    Duration: Hr    Grade: 3 Moderate
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Wed 08 Apr, 2020   Walk: Wedderburn: Exploring the Western Dharawal

Leader: John Groom    View Leaders List

3 short walks. O’Hares Creek Lookout (Grade 2), Minerva Lookout and Pool (Grade 3) Jingga Pool (Grade 3+). Something for everyone. Choose, 1 or 2 or the lot. Minerva Pool is magnificent but swimming is restricted to ladies only. Jingga is open to all swimmers. Getting to the Jingga pools is via a partly steep, no longer used access road of mainly cricket ball sized stones. In just over a kilometre there is a 120 meter altitude drop. One section of the park provides trailside rest chairs but only 1 toilet. May be late spring wildflowers. Morning tea and lunch in the park. Coffee at Appin after. Limit 16.

Distance: 9 Km    Duration: 4.5 Hr    Grade: 3 Leisurely
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Limit: 16

Thu 18 Jun, 2020   Trip Away: Kimberley Tour day walks

Leader: Jim Cowling    View Leaders List

Trip from Kununarra to Broome supported by Kimberley Walking Tours.  18-30 June 2020.  Camping, day walking, swimming, sight seeing.  If you want to see some of the Kimberleys without exhausting yourself or your finances, this is your chance.  Limited numbers – trip will fill up long before Christmas.  To see brochure click here.  If you need any further information contact Jim Cowling.

Distance: 1 to 10kms per day Km    Duration: 13 days Hr    Grade: 3 Leisurely
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Mon 27 Jul, 2020   Trip Away: Cycle Rail Trails of Brisbane Valley and Kingaroy to Kilkivan

Leader: Jill Hawkes    View Leaders List

The Brisbane Valley Rail Trail runs from Ipswich to Yarraman and is the longest rail trail in Australia at 161km and there is short distance between it and the Kingaroy to Kilkivan Rail Trail.
Cycling on Rail Trails some only recently opened through forests, grass trees and beautiful countryside and villages. 8 days including 2 non cycling/relocating days.
Mountain bike or hybrid required. Most tracks dirt or gravel not suitable for road bike.
We will use local shuttle bus and trailer to transport cyclists and bicycles on some sectors to avoid backtracking.
Contact Jill for detailed itinerary.

Distance: 30 - 40 Km    Duration: 4-5 Hr    Grade: 3 Leisurely
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Sun 09 Aug, 2020   Trip Away: Combined Cycling and Paddling at Noosa and Northern Brisbane

Leader: Peter Witt    View Leaders List

CANCELLED

9th August to 28th August. Camping at two locations Tewantin and Scarborough.  At both locations there will be a combination of paddles and bike rides. This trip continues on from Jill Hawkes’ Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Trip.

Limit of 12 with preference given to those who intend cycling and paddling, and wish to complete the Noosa and Northern Brisbane parts of the trip. Trip is combined with another club and bookings need to made early to secure a vacancy at Tewantin. Trip is also suitable for non participating partners.

Email or phone for a more detailed itinerary.

Distance: Km    Duration: Hr    Grade: 3 Moderate
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