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Walking the Coast – Blacksmiths to Breakwall

  A while ago I had a really dumb idea to walk 27.5kms along the beach from Norah Head Lighthouse to Terrigal Skillion in a charity walk to raise money for the NSW Surf Lifesavers and the local surf clubs along that stretch of beach. In fact it was such a terrible idea that the very day after I signed ...

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Weekends on the North Coast – Mt Warning Summit Trail

Every few years we get the energetic urge to climb to the summit of Mt Warning, on the beautiful Tweed Coast of Northern NSW.  Looking at the mountain from afar it is easy after time passes to forget the hard slog to get to the top.  Time that quickly becomes irrelevant once we are halfway up and remembering why we ...

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Bouddi Coast Walk – Putty Beach to Maitland Bay

It’s no secret I love getting away. Experiencing new cultures, people and places always brings me a sense of wonder. But sometimes it’s just as satisfying to get our into your own back yard and experience some of the wonders much closer to home. When I first moved to the Central Coast, Bouddi National Park and it’s beaches become one ...

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Cape Byron Walk – Byron Bay NSW

The Cape Byron Walking track would have to be one of my favourite walks . As you wander along the track to the lighthouse you pass through rainforest, beach, grasslands and clifftops which have some of the most spectacular views in Australia. Cape Byron Walking Track Make sure you pack plenty of water and snacks for the walk – though ...

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Kariong Brook Falls – NSW Central Coast

If you have half a day free, and are feeling energetic why not check out one of the prettier falls in the Gosford area.  The walk from Staples Lookout to Kariong Brook Falls is a moderate level, two and a half hour return trip of just under 6kms.  Starting from Staples Lookout, on Woy Woy Rd, most of the walking ...

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