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Blacksmiths

Coastal Walk - Blacksmiths to Miners Point

Join us to explore spectacular views of both the coast and the lake. On this 10km walk we'll wander along coastal pathways, enjoy views of the lakes entrance to the sea and wind our way along the shoreline to grassy bushland trails before retracing our steps and enjoying a delicious morning tea.

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Coastal Walk - Blacksmiths to Miners Point
Coastal Walk - Blacksmiths to Miners Point

Time & Location

11 Sept 2022, 7:00 am – 10:30 am

Blacksmiths, Blacksmiths NSW 2281, Australia

About The Adventure

About the Adventure:   Join us on this beautiful 10km walk along the Lake Macquarie entrance from Blacksmiths Beach to the recently re-named Miners Point (named in recognition of the coal mining families who lived here between 1915 and 1974). This walk offers stunning coastal views of Redhead and Swansea Heads, the breezy lakeside pathways of Swansea and grassland trails through Pirrita Island Reserve. We will enjoy spectacular views across the lake towards Naru Beach and Elizabeth Island from the Miners Point Lookout and finish off with a refreshing stroll along Blacksmiths breakwall before returning to our starting point for some home-baked goodies and refreshments. 

Details: Blacksmiths to Miners Point Coastal Walk

Date: Sunday, September 11th, 2022

Meeting Time: 6:45 am for a 7am start 

Meeting Point: Swansea Belmont Surf Lifesaving Club.  Details of the exact meeting point will be sent to you upon registration. We will also send you driving details via text the week before our adventure.

Fitness Level: For moderate fitness levels

Experience: No bushwalking experience is needed however you need to have a moderate fitness level to successfully enjoy your walk.  You will need to be comfortable walking on sand and bush trails, some steps, some moderate up and downhills.

About the Walk:  This is a grade 3 Walk. We will walk approximately 10kms  along paved pathways and grassy coastal trails. For more about the grading system click on this link

Toilets: There are toilets at the start (and finish) of the walk.

Car Parking: There is plenty of free parking at the Swansea Belmont Surf Lifesaving Club

Cost: $55

*Terms and Conditions apply

Inclusions: 

  • Eco Pass, Parks Licencing Fees, Full Insurance 
  • First Aid qualified leader
  • Morning tea including hot drinks and home-baked goodies. (We cater for most dietary requirements, please let us know of any needs when booking) 
  • Photos of your adventure will be posted on our Facebook event page for you to save

 

What do I need to bring/wear?

  • small day pack with waist strap (to carry your personal belongings)
  • hiking boots, sturdy joggers or trail runners
  • comfortable, sun-protective activewear
  • hat
  • sunscreen 
  • bug spray
  • any personal medications you may need (asthma puffer/epi-pen etc)
  • waterproof jacket (in case of cold/ wet weather)
  • an extra warm layer in case of cold/windy weather
  • at least 2 litres of water (remember we will be walking for a few hours and there are no water fill-up points along the way)
  • we recommend leaving an extra set of clothes in the car in case we run into cold or wet weather
  • hiking poles (optional)

FAQS

How fit do I need to be to join this adventure? This hike covers approx 10km of easy to moderate levels of terrain. You'll need a moderate level of fitness to join us on this walk. If you're not sure if you are fit enough for the walk please contact us at info@womenembraceadventure.com.au and we will be happy to give you a call to discuss. This trail is not handicapped accessible at this time and pets are not allowed.  

I'll be coming on my own, is that ok?  

Not a problem at all!  Lots of women come on their own to our adventures. Your Women Embrace Adventure host will make sure everyone is introduced before we set off on this beautiful hike. We always have lots of fun, there is no pressure, no judgment, and lots of encouragement from everyone.  By the end of the hike, you may have just found some new adventure friends!

How many will be on our Hike?  We keep our adventures quite personal. On this adventure, there will be no more than 14 women plus your WEA guides.

Stay Safe Procedures: Women Embrace Adventure is taking important measures to limit the transmission of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) such as:

*Contactless registration

*Zero share equipment, utensils

*Providing hand sanitiser to use at the start and during each adventure

*Ensuring social distancing throughout the adventure

Before attending an adventure please:

*Stay home if you or your family are unwell, or you have been advised to isolate

*Wash your hands and use hand sanitiser often

*Continue to social distance

*Read our full Covid-19 T&C's for full details https://www.womenembraceadventure.com.au/t-c 

*Terms and Conditions apply

By making a booking you agree to, understand and accept our terms and conditions Terms and Conditions, our Covid-19 Policy and the Waiver of Liability.

Your booking is final once your payment is processed and a confirmation email is sent to you. 

No refunds will be given but your spot can be transferred to another lady over the age of 18. Please email us at least 24 hours before the adventure and provide her contact details. This is an all-weather event. If cancelled by Women Embrace Adventure a credit or full refund will be provided.

This is a women's only adventure. Valid for sale until sold out. Advertised prices are per person. Prices are correct as of 21 April 2022 and are subject to availability, withdrawal and change at any time without notice due to fluctuations in charges and currency.

All current government safety and health guidelines at the time of booking and departure must be adhered to including all Covid-19 requirements. Any additional costs related to but not limited to government travel restrictions are the responsibility of the individual traveller and not Women Embrace Adventure. If this trip is undersubscribed or in circumstances where external events affect the viability or safety of this trip to go ahead, Women Embrace Adventure reserves the right to cancel or reschedule and to exclude/remove any participants from this trip.

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  • Blacksmiths to Miners Point

    Women Embrace Coastal Walking - Blacksmiths to Miners Point return. Sunday 11th September 22

    $55.00
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