2019 WALKS AND ACTIVITIES - PROGRAM

To add something to the program, please contact walks@darwinbushwalkingclub.org.au

Cycling Group - a group of Club members meet regularly on Saturday morning, cycling about 40km - to join the group, contact Yasmin Barnes on 0421 154 576. (Note - this is not a formal club activity, so is not covered by club insurance.)

Date Description Organiser Phone/Contact Walk Grade
25-28 Jan Gubara, Kakadu NP - leaving 24th and staying first night in Jabiru. FULL Verena Tinning 0438 881 904 or gv.tinning@bigpond.com Moderate
Sun Feb 10 Litchfield Waterfalls - Part 1 - Cascades, Wangi and Green Ant Creek walks, leaving at 6am. Bring lunch and swimming gear (and umbrella?). Simon Townsend 0414 262 064 Easy
WE 16-17 Feb Boulder Ck & Motor Car Falls, Kakadu NP - leaving early and overnighting at Mary River Roadhouse (book yourself). Visiting Ikoymarra on way back. LAST CHANCE! Benita De Vincentiis Easy
Sun Feb 24 Litchfield Waterfalls - Part 2 - Tolmer and Florence Falls, Buley Rockhole walks, leaving at 7am. Bring lunch, swimming gear, etc. Simon Townsend 0414 262 064 Easy
Interested in a walk? Just contact the walk leader giving full name, contact details, membership status and previous walking experience. Walks in Litchfield or Kakadu National Parks require a permit - and for this you will also have to provide your address. Leaders may ask for a cash deposit.
WE 13-14 Mar Leliyn (Edith) Falls, Nitmiluk NP - exploring Unbrawarra Gorge on the way and camping overnight at Edith Falls (fees apply). Sunday - Leliyn walk and Sweetwater pool (10km). Simon Townsend 0414 262 064 Easy to moderate
Sun 17 Mar East Point Reserve - checking out the military heritage. 4.3km circuit, meeting at the Pee Wee's at the Point carpark at 7am. Bring usual gear and binoculars. Jan Allen 0401 714 878 Easy
Sun 7 Apr Social Meeting - at Lake Alexander, East Point, from 4pm. Bring gear to swap or sell; BYO drinks. (Club will provide sausages.) New members welcome. Mara Dobrini  
19-22 Apr Tabletop Track, Litchfield NP - the club has been invited to assist with checking/re-tying markers along the track before it opens to other walkers. New members welcome. A unique opportunity with lots of swimming and good camping. Some kit available. Andy Peart 0429 427 685 (no SMS) Moderate
18-28 Apr Gregory NP and/or Keep River NP - all or part, many options available as described in Marj's notes. Permit application lodged. Marj King 8985 6885 Varied - see notes
19-22 Apr Gubara, Kakadu NP - hoping to leave Thursday 18th. 4 days of pack-carrying for fit club members! Michael Dunbar 0474 205 735 or msdunbar@bigpond.com Moderate
4-6 May Edith Falls to Sweetwater - intended to introduce families (with kids 8yrs and over) to the joys of bushwalking. 9km return. Overnight at Edith and Sweetwater. Must be able to swim confidently. Emilio van Zeeland 0431 688 138 or emiliovanzeeland@hotmail.com Easy
Tue, 21 May AGM - 6.30pm at Wanguri School. Club will provide pizzas and present a rolling slideshow of walks. Audit Report.      
2-6 Aug Graveside, Kakadu NP - leaving early on Friday and returning Tuesday avo. FULL Verena Tinning 0438 881 904 or gv.tinning@bigpond.com Moderate
Fri 19 Oct Social Meeting - details TBA.      

Note - Walk leaders for National Parks (Kakadu, Litchfield, etc) need to apply for permits weeks or months in advance. If you are interested, contact the relevant leader early to make it easier for everyone and to avoid disappointment. However, please don't register interest then drop out.

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