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overnight walk near Bowral

Postby mketa » Mon 09 Sep, 2019 9:26 am

I am after an overnight walk that is suitable for a 10 year old's first "no facilities" camping. Preferably starting within 30 minutes from Bowral. Any ideas? Thankyou :) She is very fit so it doesn't have to be super easy or flat.
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Re: overnight walk near Bowral

Postby mandragara » Mon 09 Sep, 2019 12:57 pm

Starlights trail to Mcarthurs Flat or Emmetts Flat (Starlights Flat?) might be a good fit. Tom Brennan's site has some good detail on it: https://bushwalkingnsw.com/walk.php?nid=1005

It's a 5 hour return for adults, it is a big of a climb in and out though, so she'd need to be able to do ~500 meters of vertical in a day. That's just under what a walk out of the Grose Valley is in the blueys.

It's a 30 minute drive from Bowral
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Re: overnight walk near Bowral

Postby Petew » Tue 10 Sep, 2019 1:30 pm

Starlight a is a nice spot for the kids, nice grassy campsite too.
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Re: overnight walk near Bowral

Postby mketa » Tue 10 Sep, 2019 7:42 pm

Thankyou! I’ll look into these, assume camping is allowed then?
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Re: overnight walk near Bowral

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Tue 10 Sep, 2019 9:21 pm

mketa wrote:Thankyou! I’ll look into these, assume camping is allowed then?
Camping is allowed, the campsite is nice and the walking relatively easy. Just be aware that there isn't much signage and some of the track junctions might not be obvious if you haven't been there before, so you'll need track notes.

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Re: overnight walk near Bowral

Postby mketa » Wed 11 Sep, 2019 11:25 am

thanks again for your help :)
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Re: overnight walk near Bowral

Postby michael_p » Wed 11 Sep, 2019 11:39 am

If you are considering doing the Starlights walk then this thread may be useful: viewtopic.php?f=36&t=27237
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