Boomers Walking Group - Birchgrove to Balmain

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The Boomers & Beyond Walking Group meets each month. The walks are relatively easy and typically five to six kilometres long. They are planned so that the group finishes at a suitable location for refreshments!
Boomers Walking Group (Meets monthly) 

Thursday 16 May -  Birchgrove to Balmain

Date: Thursday 16 May

Time: 10:30am to 1pm (approx

Meeting point: 10:30am at Wharf 5, Circular Quay.

Route: We will be catching the ferry to Birchgrove and then walking to Balmain. You will learn about the changes in urban landuse from the time of the early settlers in the 1840s to  the present gentrification of Balmain.  Some of the footpaths are uneven, and some areas have steep steps.  Approximate length of the walk is 4kms.  We will stop for coffee and refreshments en route.

Transport: It's best to come by train, bus or ferry to the meeting point at Circular Quay.

Bring: Opal card, water bottle, hat, wear comfortable walking shoes, and wet weather gear in case of late showers.  Remember to apply sunscreen.

Registration: please register by 12.00pm Tuesday 15 May. Click here to register.


This walk is designed for fit Seniors, who can manage both track and sealed pathways, at a reasonable pace, with no walking aids. If you are likely to be slow or need help, it is recommended you come with a friend who can accompany you.

Further information: Vera - 0431663124 (In case of rain, the walk will be cancelled)

May 16th, 2019 10:30 AM   through   1:00 PM