Event Details

Otford Rail Tunnel & Coastline (Bushwalking Skills)

Sat 15th Aug 2020 (9.30am) to Sun 16th Aug 2020 (2pm)
Otford Station
Lady Carrington Road
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Participant (Cub Scout 10 years and older) (Free)
Participant (Scout, Venturer, Rover, Leader) (Free)
Open: Wed 1st Apr 2020 (12am)
Close: Sat 1st Aug 2020 (9am)
Brief Summary:
Practice overnight hike. This is available to Scouts, Venturers, Rovers and Leaders. Accompanied by an adventurous activity guide and or instructor. Walks up to 20 km. Suitable for entry level participants who play sport or exercise regularly. Cub Scouts 10 years and older can attend.
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Additional Information

Update 21/12/19 This activity will detour via The Grand Pacific Walk. Overnight accommodation Austinmer Scout Hall $10 per person (pay on the day). Sunday route and finish location TBC.

Activity Details

Activity: Otford Rail Tunnel & Coastline (Bushwalking Skills)

Formation: GWS Region

Location: Illawarra Escarpment SCA | Otford, Stanwell Park, Stanwell Tops, Maddens Plains, Sublime Point and Austinmer

Start time: 9:30 am Date Saturday, 15 Aug 2020 From Otford Station

Finish time: Approx. 2:00 pm Date: Sunday, 16 Aug 2020 To Austinmer Station

Activity Coordinator: Tristan Flores Phone: 0420 634 135

Cost: N/A Payable to: N/A Closing Date: Friday, 1 Aug 2020

Method of transport to and from the activity: Own transport or TrainLink NSW (Illawarra & South Coast Line)

The activity will not be under direct adult supervision. 

The activity will involve both male and female youth members.

Both male and female leaders will not be present.

Emergency Contact

If you feel that the participant is overdue in returning from the activity you should contact the nominated emergency contact.

Name: Mrs Helen Flores Home Phone: (02) 4787 5083 Mobile: N/A

Additional Details

Finish time Approximate only parent/carer to be available to collect their youth member from 12 noon.

This does involve a steep climb. Rocky track with dense vegetation. Climb the escarpment through dense rainforest, track is dense, rocky and steep in places.

Approx 18 km. Otford Rail Tunnel, Wodi Wodi Track, Forest Track, Sublime Point Track

Toilets are not provided, come prepared for bush toileting and hygiene.

Suitable for youth members who are learning to carry a loaded pack. This route includes walking track, road verge and unsealed road.

Minimal costs. Please bring opal card. This camp is self-catered so please bring whatever suits your liking. It is important to bring sufficient food for the duration.

Choose hearty and nutritious foods that will provide sufficient energy.

Camping at an informal clearing without facilities. We may come across running streams on the escarpment.

Scout uniform is not required however please wear your scarf.

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