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Tue, 10 Oct



Women Embrace Walking - World Mental Health Day

Join us for a relaxing evening walk to acknowledge the positive benefits on our mental health from physical activity, nature and friendship on this very important day - World Mental Health Day. We'll walk along Throsby Creek before heading back for a family-style dinner at Sticky Rice in Wickham.

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Women Embrace Walking - World Mental Health Day
Women Embrace Walking - World Mental Health Day

Time & Location

10 Oct 2023, 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Wickham, Cowper St Whrf, Wickham NSW 2293, Australia

About The Adventure

We're excited to get together and acknowledge the importance of World Mental Health Day. Women Embrace Adventure is a huge advocate of the positive mental health benefits from exercise, nature and friendships so we thought we'd mark this important day by indulging in all three (and some delicious food afterwards). 

About the adventure

A terrific wander on the city fringe of Newcastle, join us to explore our own backyard.  This walk takes us over the Cowper Street Bridge to Carrington and along Throsby Creek up to the mangroves, where we'll stroll on the boardwalk through this classic coastal vegetation. We’ll make our way back along the Maryville foreshore.  Finishing up at Sticky Rice, we’ll share a meal while enjoying the company of like-minded women. We hope you can join us for a great Spring evening!


Date: Tuesday 10 October 2023

Meeting Time: 5:30pm for 5:45pm start

Meeting Point: Wickham, near the Cowper Street Wharf. More details on the meeting point will be sent in the confirmation email.

Fitness Level: for all fitness levels, the walk is on paved and unpaved shared pathways. The walkway is handicapped accessible.

Experience: No experience necessary

Distance: we'll walk approximately 5kms on flat pathways


  • 5km walk led by first aid qualified guides
  • A shared meal and drink of choice at Sticky Rice
  • Images of your adventure will be available for you to download after our adventure from our Facebook event page
  • Great night out with a great bunch of women

Cost: $75 per person


What are the requirements for this adventure?

This event is for women over the age of 18

How fit do I need to be? This adventure is for all fitness levels.

What do I need to bring/wear?

  • enclosed walking shoes
  • comfortable walking clothing
  • bug spray
  • any personal medications you may need (asthma puffer/epi-pen etc)
  • waterproof jacket (in case of cold/ wet weather), umbrella
  • an extra warm layer in case of cold/windy weather
  • water bottle

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 walk. We always have lots of fun; there is no pressure, no judgment, and lots of encouragement from everyone.  By the end of the walk, you may have just found some new adventure friends!

How fit do I need to be for this walk? The walk is on paved paths; there are stairs and some steep sections, and the distance covered is approx 5km. You will need a basic fitness level to walk the distance covered. 

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

No refunds will be given but you can pay it forward 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 27 June 2023 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.


  • World Mental Health Day Walk

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