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Hunter Area Walkabout Club Inc.

 

 A  BUSHWALKING CLUB FOR NEWCASTLE, LAKE MACQUARIE, CENTRAL COAST AND HUNTER REGION

 

 

ABOUT  US

The Hunter Area Walkabout Club Inc. has been engaged in bushwalking activities since 1970.  The club is affiliated with  Bushwalking NSW Inc. and conducts walks in the

Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Hunter Valley, Central Coast and occasionally in the Sydney Areas.

 

DAY WALKS  

The club meets:                                          

Sunday  -  full day walk each week. Usually a bushwalk within comfortable travelling distance.

Winter Months  -  half day walk through the week once every fortnight followed by a picnic lunch or BBQ.   

       Summer Months  -  twilight walk through the week once every fortnight followed by a picnic tea or dinner at a pub or 

other inexpensive venue.

 

 

 

 

 

The walks program (available on this site) indicates the scheduled walk, grade (degree of difficulty for each walk), the name of the leader and

a telephone contact. People who wish to join the Sunday walk are required to phone the leader at least two days in advance. Please view the

Walker Guidelines and Equipment Advice sections of this web site for further information.

                                                                                                         

Visitors are always welcome and can participate in up to three activities prior to joining the club.    

                                                                                                                                                            

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Taking a break at Port Stephens

 

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES

The club usually has a one week summer excursion each year to Kosciusko National Park, with ski-lodge accommodation.                                                             

The lodge is used as a home base whilst the group walks in the surrounding areas.  

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Excursions to other regions are conducted occasionally with a home base and day walks in the surrounding areas.  

 

 

 

 

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

        ---  Annual luncheon

        ---  Christmas function                                                                     

        ---  New Year Breakfast  

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Walking in the Snowy Mountains

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

           

            The Watagans

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEMBERSHIP

 Current fees  are:                  Annual single membership             $30.00

                               Annual family membership             $50.00

The annual fee for persons eighteen years and over covers affiliation, public liability and personal accident insurance.

 

 

 

   MORE INFORMATION    

Write to:  The Secretary, P.O. Box 166, New Lambton, NSW                                                                                       

      E-mail:   hawcss@gmail.com

   

 

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