• Activities are limited to 20 participants including the leader.
  • Registration is essential for walks and paddles.
  • Registration and participation implies your acceptance of the club’s Liability Disclaimer.
  • Social distancing of 1.5m must be practiced whenever possible.
  • Participants must bring their own hand sanitiser and use it regularly.
  • If you are feeling unwell, please do not participate in any activity.

Tue 20 Oct, 2020   Cycle: Reddall Reserve Kiosk to Kiama

Leader: Phil Prentice    View Leaders List

Ride through Shellharbour Village, Shell Cove, Dunmore, Minnamurra, Bombo and though the wetlands to Kiama for coffee. Have a look at the blowhole then ride back.

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

Wed 21 Oct, 2020   Walk: Stanwell Park to Sea Cliff Bridge

Leader: Teresa Urbanski    View Leaders List

Leisurely walk from Stanwell Park along the new cycle/walking path following the beautiful coast line to the Sea Cliff Bridge and return.

Distance: 10 Km    Duration: 4-5 Hr    Grade: 3 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Wed 21 Oct, 2020   Cycle: Windang to Curramore via Jamberoo

Leader: Ross Coleman    View Leaders List

Starting from Windang bridge ride via Minamurra headland through Jamberoo to the end of Curramore Road. The lattter is a quiet country road. Some hills.  Option (1) meet at Dunmore at 8am (2) Stop at Jamberoo   Return via Swamp Road

Distance: 65 (from Windang), 40 (from Dunmore) Km    Duration: 3-4 Hr    Grade: 3 Energetic
Meet at: Windang Bridge 7:00 am, Dunmore 8:00 am Time: 7:00 am or 8:00 am

Thu 22 Oct, 2020   Paddle: Lake Illawarra

Leader: Gerry O'Leary    View Leaders List

Morning paddle on Lake Illawarra. Paddle is weather dependent, so starting point may change.

Contact Paddle Coordinator Gerry O’Leary by text message to register.

Distance: 10 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Moderate
Registration Essential

Sat 24 Oct, 2020   Walk: Mount Carrialoo – Kangaroo Valley

Leader: Peter Doughty    View Leaders List

This walk is a hard level 4 walk.  It consists of a very steep incline, a climb through rocks, uneven ground, and 2 km of scrub bashing through the bush.

To register you should be capable of –

  1. Walking 10 km
  2. Pulling yourself up a rock by rope.
  3. Lifting your legs up and over fallen timber and light vegetation for 2 km.
  4. Climbing and sliding down between two rocks.
Distance: 10 Km    Duration: 6 Hr    Grade: 4 Moderate
Registration Essential

Sun 25 Oct, 2020   Walk: Walumarra and Forest Way Walk

Leader: Pam Hayes    View Leaders List

An easy downhill walk along a fire trail and then into beautiful woodland with traces of rain forest. Opportunity to make it a longer walk and include the track to Palona Cave.

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

Mon 26 Oct, 2020   Trip Away: Port Stephens walking adventure

Leader: Graham Burgess    View Leaders List

October 26th till 30th

This trip is hitting the program already fully booked because it’s a trip relocated to a non fire impacted area for those that had already booked on my postponed western snowy trip. I can take a few extra names to be on a cancellation waiting list if you want to contact me.

Various grade 2-3 walks in National Parks and other activities.

COVID friendly – No car shuffles, no public transport, appropriate limited car sharing.

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

Tue 27 Oct, 2020   Cycle: Bowral to Moss Vale

Leader: Penny Howes    View Leaders List

It’s a lovely time of the year to be visiting the Southern Highlands.  We cycle through old Bowral, the eastern suburbs and Burradoo – then along the Wingercarribee River to Moss Vale for coffee.  Mainly cycle paths, some hills, a few busy road crossings.   Bring a bike lock/chain.  Optional BYO lunch to enjoy in the park at the end of the ride.

Distance: 36 Km    Duration: 4 Hr    Grade: 2 Moderate
Meet at: Bowral Swimming Baths car park Time: 9.00 am

Thu 29 Oct, 2020   Paddle: Lake Illawarra

Leader: Gerry O'Leary    View Leaders List

Morning paddle on Lake Illawarra. Paddle is weather dependent, so starting point may change.

Contact Paddle Coordinator Gerry O’Leary by text message to register.

Distance: 10 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Moderate
Registration Essential

Sat 31 Oct, 2020   Paddle: Minnamurra River

Leader: Col Meharg    View Leaders List

From the river mouth, paddle past beaches, mangroves and bushland to Swamp Road and return. PFD’s compulsory.

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

Mon 02 Nov, 2020   Trip Away: Paddle Tuross Lake

Leader: Helen Moody    View Leaders List

Paddle the eight islands of Tuross Lake over 4 days.  Possible walk on one day.

Fully booked.  Email to be on wait list

Distance: 12-18 Km    Duration: Hr    Grade: 3 Moderate
Registration Essential

Mon 02 Nov, 2020   Cycle: Stuart Park to Thirroul

Leader: Barbara Fairhall    View Leaders List

This cycle is mostly on the bike track  from Stuart Park car park to Thirroul and return. There are a few quiet streets and 2 hills on the way to Thirroul Beach. Coffee and chat is at Bulli Beach Café on the return journey.

This leisurely ride is an opportunity for intending members to come along and join us.

Distance: 28 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 1 Leisurely
Meet at: Stuart Park Car Park. On the grassed area. Time: 8:30 am

Wed 04 Nov, 2020   Walk: Shoalhaven River Bank

Leader: Fred Morrison    View Leaders List

3 hour return walk along shaded river bank.  Beautiful rainforest and spectacular cliffs.  Mostly level.

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

Thu 05 Nov, 2020   Paddle: Lake Illawarra

Leader: Gerry O'Leary    View Leaders List

Morning paddle on Lake Illawarra. Paddle is weather dependent, so starting point may change.

Contact Paddle Coordinator Gerry O’Leary by text message to register.

Distance: 10 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Moderate
Registration Essential

Wed 11 Nov, 2020   Walk: Minnamurra, Kiama Downs to Bombo.

Leader: Teresa Urbanski    View Leaders List

Pleasant walk from James Oates Reserve to Boyds Beach, Cathedral Rocks, Bombo Beach and return.  Bring your Binoculars, if lucky we may see some Whales heading south?

Distance: 8-10 Km    Duration: 4-5 Hr    Grade: 3 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Thu 12 Nov, 2020   Paddle: Lake Illawarra

Leader: Gerry O'Leary    View Leaders List

Morning paddle on Lake Illawarra. Paddle is weather dependent, so starting point may change.

Contact Paddle Coordinator Gerry O’Leary by text message to register.

Distance: 10 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Moderate
Registration Essential

Sat 14 Nov, 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 15 Nov, 2020   Walk: Macquarie Pass National Park

Leader: Greg Smith    View Leaders List

Joint Walk with Shoalhaven Bushwalking Club. Top to Bottom, mostly downhill. Starting at Mt Murry Rd, descend following an old Bullock track and off track to “Nurrewin” on the  Illawarra Hwy. Cross the Hwy and off track to Clover Hill Rd. Cross the Hwy again then pick up Cascades track to return to cars at the bottom of Illawarra Hwy. Opportunities for some participants, following coaching, to lead some sections using map and compass. Car Shuffle required. Map: Robertson.

Distance: 10 Km    Duration: 5 Hr    Grade: 4 Moderate
Registration Essential

Mon 16 Nov, 2020   Meeting: Ramblers Committee and Program Review

Leader: Fred Morrison    View Leaders List
Distance: Km    Duration: 2 Hr    Grade:
Meet at: City Diggers, Wollongong Time: 2:30 pm

Thu 19 Nov, 2020   Paddle: Lake Illawarra

Leader: Gerry O'Leary    View Leaders List

Morning paddle on Lake Illawarra. Paddle is weather dependent, so starting point may change.

Contact Paddle Coordinator Gerry O’Leary by text message to register.

Distance: 10 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Moderate
Registration Essential

Mon 23 Nov, 2020   Cycle: Stuart Park to Thirroul Beach

Leader: Barbara Fairhall    View Leaders List

This cycle is mostly on the bike track from Stuart Park car park to Thirroul Beach and return. There are a few quiet streets and 2 hills on the way to Thirroul Beach. Coffee is at Bulli Beach Café on the return journey.

This leisurely ride is an opportunity for intending members to come along and join us.

Distance: 28 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 1 Leisurely
Meet at: Stuart Park Car Park. On the grassed area. Time: 8:30 am

Tue 24 Nov, 2020   Trip Away: Tumut to Wagga Paddle

Leader: Gerry O'Leary    View Leaders List

Paddle from Tumut to Wagga camping out of kayaks must be experienced in swift water paddling.

Depart 24 November to 1 December 2020 restricted to 14.

Further information contact Gerry 0400557466

Distance: 225 Km    Duration: 8 days Hr    Grade: 4 Moderate
Registration Essential

Thu 26 Nov, 2020   Paddle: Lake Illawarra

Leader: Gerry O'Leary    View Leaders List

Morning paddle on Lake Illawarra. Paddle is weather dependent, so starting point may change.

Contact Paddle Coordinator Gerry O’Leary by text message to register.

Distance: 10 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 2 Moderate
Registration Essential

Mon 14 Dec, 2020   Cycle: Stuart Park to Thirroul Beach

Leader: Barbara Fairhall    View Leaders List

This cycle is mostly on the bike track from Stuart Park car park to Thirroul beach and return. There are a few quiet streets and 2 hills on the way to Thirroul Beach. Coffee and chat at Bulli Beach Café on the return journey.

This leisurely ride is an opportunity for intending members to come along and join us.

Distance: 28 Km    Duration: 3 Hr    Grade: 1 Leisurely
Meet at: Stuart Park car park. On the grassed area. Time: 8:30 am

Sun 21 Mar, 2021   Trip Away: Western Snowy Mountains 2021

Leader: Graham Burgess    View Leaders List

March 21 – 25, 2021

It’s the 22nd anniversary for this trip and it will be a trip like no other given the situation in Kosciuszko NP and surrounds. Some of the regular walks have been heavily impacted by fire, some Snowy huts and other infrastructure destroyed but others not, so we’ll need to carefully select which areas to visit. Importantly we will have the opportunity to survey and learn what’s doing with recovery of the landscape by then while offering support to the impacted communities of the region. Base at caravan park with camping, powered site or cabin options. Joint trip with NPA, combined limit applies. Contact leader for more trip detail.

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

Tue 01 Jun, 2021   Trip Away: Moreton Bay Region Cycling

Leader: Jill Hawkes    View Leaders List

7 Days cycling off road cycle paths including Redcliffe Peninsula, Bribie Island, Nudgee Beach to Boondall Wetlands and more.
Staying Scarborough Holiday Village overlooking Bay and Marina.  Lovely spot but popular and needs to be booked ASAP

Contact Jill for further details.

Distance: 30 Km    Duration: 7 days Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Registration Essential

Wed 01 Sep, 2021   Trip Away: Central Queensland Expressions of Interest

Leader: Noelene Bearns    View Leaders List

Travel via Lightning Ridge to Carnarvon Gorge NP,  Eungella NP, Porcupine Gorge NP, Hughenden, Richmond, Winton ( dinosaur country) and return down Matilda Hwy to Bourke.

Caravan, cabins, etc. Multiple nights in many places.

Possible 3.5 weeks with group to decide final itinerary several months before.

Phone Noelene if interested and for more detail.

Distance: 6000 Km    Duration: Hr    Grade: 2 Leisurely
Registration Essential

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