Calendar of events

NBC Presentation

All intending or new members must attend a qualifying walk, indicated by “+++” before attending other walks.

January 23 Wednesday

Daylight Saving Walk - Mt Sugarloaf. +++ Meet 6pm Mt Sugarloaf bottom car park, opposite BBQ’s. Optional BBQ. BYO. Grade S-E-100


Leader Peter 0408 281 487

January 24 Thursday

Bike Ride - Stockton To Fern Bay. 30km. Ride to Fern Bay and return. Meet 9 am Stockton Ferry Terminal, Stockton. Grade M-E-20.

Leader: Ray 0400472 410

Don’t forget your helmet and puncture repair kit

January 30 Wednesday

Daylight Saving Walk - Harbour Foreshore. Meet 6pm at the northern side of the bridge at Carrington and walk to Nobbys/ Newcastle Beach return. Optional picnic dinner (bring own or buy enroute).

Leader: Kerrie 0423 653 400

January 31 Thursday

Bike Ride - Gosford to Umina. 35km. Following the cycleway to Woy Woy then quiet back roads to Ettalong and Umina. Meet 9 am Gosford boat ramp Central Coast Hwy Gosford (about 1 km from railway station near Iguanas). Bring your own cup. Grade M-E-80.

Leader: George 0403 888 743

Don’t forget your helmet and puncture repair kit

February 6 Wednesday

Daylight Saving Walk – Bathers Way. +++ Meet 6.00pm in Dixon Park, Merewether.  Do a summer evening walk on Bathers Way then a BBQ at Dixon Park.  Bring a BBQ dinner (electric BBQs available) and a chair (in case the pavillion is busy).  Grade E-E-80.

Leader: Terry 0467646672 


February 7 Thursday

Bike Ride - Budgewoi Lake. 27 km. Ride to Budgewoi, San Remo, Gorokan, Noraville then back to Budgewoi. Meet 9 am Lakes Beach Surf Club, off Budgewoi Road, Toukley. Grade M-E-50.

Leader: Brian 0404 094 048

Don’t forget your helmet and puncture repair kit

March 13 Wednesday

Two Creeks Walk from Lindfield Station to Roseville Bridge. +++ 10 km. Meet 7.25am train from Hamilton (check times at other stations) 3rd carriage from the front upstairs. Bring lunch.

Leader: Jenny 0400 532 858

February 13 Wednesday

NBC MEETING – 7:30pm @ Charlestown Multi Purpose Centre, 17 James Street Charlestown.

Supper provided.


FEATURE: Photo Competition


A maximum of 2 photos (digital) in each of the following categories: Flora, Fauna, Person or People, Landscape 

All photos should be a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels (512k)

Have been taken on a NBC activity in 2018

There will be a prize for the winner of each category. 

The judge’s decision will be final.


 Please submit your photo’s to by 20 February 2019


On receipt of your entry, you will receive an email acknowledgement of your entry (in the next few days). If you do not received an acknowledgement, please send a separate email without attachment so it can be investigated


Optional – meet 6pm for a meal @ the Central Charlestown Leagues Club.

March 14 Thursday


Bike Ride – Morning of approximately 30km. Details to be provided


Leader: To be advised

Don’t forget your helmet and puncture repair kit

March 3 Sunday

Clean Up Australia Day

Details provided later

Leader: George 0403 888 743

March 30 Saturday


Wyrrabalong NP - Shelley Bch to Forresters Bch via Crackneck, return via rock platform.


Leader: Steve

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