Women Embrace Hiking - Berowra to Mt Kuring-Gai via Lyrebird Gully
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About The Adventure
About the Hike:
This walk explores three valleys, beautiful bushland and some fantastic sandstone overhangs. We will take our time to enjoy the many creek side rest areas along the way. We are in for a treat as we pass by Lyre Bird Waterfall and The Lyrebird caves are a series of notable sandstone overhangs on the eastern side of Lyrebird Gully. Make sure you pack your swimmers and a towel If the weather is warm as we stop at a beautiful natural pool for a picnic lunch. We'll take a side trip to Naa Badu Lookout which offers magnificent views south over Berowra Creek as well as over Sams and Calna Creeks. Naa Badu means ‘See water' in the Aboriginal tribal language of the Dharug people. This hike is graded 4/ hard and we recommend you have a moderate to high level of fitness.
Date: Saturday August 14th 2021
Meeting Time: 7:30 am
Meeting Point: Berowra Train Station NSW. Details of the exact meeting point will be sent to you upon registration.
Maximum Numbers: there will be a maximum of 12 plus your WEA leaders
Fitness Level: A moderately high level of fitness is required
Experience: previous hiking/bushwalking experience recommended
Length: the hike is approximately 10 kms long and will take us between 4 - 5 hours to complete
Hike Grading: This hike is graded 4. To learn more about the grading system Click here
- National Parks Licencing Fees
- WEA Wilderness first aid qualified leaders
- A healthy packed lunch, snacks and afternoon tea including, salad wraps and home-baked goodies. We cater for most dietary requirements, please let us know when booking.
- Photos of your adventure that will be posted on our Facebook event page for you
- Fun and adventure with a bunch of like minded, fun loving women!
What do I need to bring?
-day pack (to carry your personal belongings)
-hiking boots, sturdy joggers or trail runners are needed
-sunscreen and sun protective clothing
-any personal medications you may need (asthma puffer/epi-pen etc)
-waterproof jacket and extra layer (in case of cold/ wet weather)
-at least 2 litres of water (remember we will be walking for quite 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 for after the hike in case we run into cold or wet weather along the way
-a towel and swimmers is optional, if you're game as we stop at a beautiful natural swimming pool
How fit do I need to be? This hike covers approx 10 kms of moderate levels of terrain. You will need a moderately level of fitness to participate on this walk. If you are not sure if you are fit enough for the walk please contact us on email@example.com 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 12 women your plus your WEA guides.
Stay Safe Procedures: To prioritise the wellbeing of women, staff and our community, Women Embrace Adventure is taking important measures to limit the transmission of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
*Zero share equipment, utensils
*Providing hand sanitiser to use at the start and during each adventure
*Ensuring social distancing throughout adventure
Before attending an adventure, please:
*Stay home if you or your family are unwell
*Wash your hands before joining us 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
T&C's: Payment for WEA half day and full day adventures are final once you receive a confirmation email. No refunds will be given but can be transferred to another lady over the age of 18, please email us before the adventure and provide her contact details. This is an all-weather event. If cancelled by Women Embrace Adventure a full refund will be provided. For full T&Cs see our webpage ( https://www.womenembraceadventure.com.au/t-c). By purchasing this ticket you have agreed to our Terms and Conditions. If you have any questions please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking forward to seeing you there!
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