Autumn Bushwalk in the Royal National Park with Dr Peter Weston
Waterfall, NSW, 2233, Australia
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Explore the beautiful Royal National Park in the peak of autumn foliage with Dr Peter Weston, Honorary Research Associate at the National Herbarium of New South Wales. See flowering orchids and other native plants, colourful foliage, and stunning scenery. To prepare for this walk, we recommend purchasing the Field Guide to Royal National Park, which is available in the Foundation and Friends Cottage. Beginning at Waterfall Station, Peter will guide you through the Uloola Fire Trail to Uloola Falls, where you will break for lunch. From there you will continue the trek along Karloo Pools Track to Karloo Pools for an optional refreshing swim. You will arrive to Heathcote Station at 4pm, where you may depart toward your preferred destination. Hikers must be fit enough to walk 11 kilometres, including the 130 metre descent to Kangaroo Creek and the 130 metresascent to Heathcote. Please wear appropriate clothes, hiking boots and a hat, a small backpack with sun screen, spare warm clothing, a raincoat, food for the day and 1.5 litres of drinking water. Bring a swimming costume if you’re keen for a swim at Karloo Pool.