run starts at Loftus Oval, takes us South through the National park to morning
tea at Austinmer, then on to a picnic lunch at the Kingsford Smith Memorial and
lookout on Black Head, then home via Bowral and Mittagong or via Bargo, Picton,
Camden and Liverpool.
||Loftus Oval Car
Park on the left after crossing the tramway lines across the
Princes Hwy after the traffic lights from Sutherland Station.
||Gather 8:30am for
car park for morning tea at Austinmer travelling via the Royal National
Park, Audley, Stanwell Tops, Coalcliff , Scarborough, Wombarra, Coledale /
sea side drive to Austinmer and parking in car park on left opposite Café’s
Estm. Time 45 to 50 mins.
Tea expected to take 30-60 mins, and to depart at approx-11:00am
for Black Head (due East of Gerroa) via Wollongong, Princes Hwy
thru Albion Park, Jamberoo, Kiama, Gerringong and Gerroa.
Expected to take approx. 65 to 75 mins
( approx.76 km)
at Kingsford Smith Memorial and Lookout on Black Head (East of
Gerroa) for a picnic lunch.
and socialising expected to take approx 1.5 to 2 hours, allowing group to
depart at approx 2:00pm
Black Head for drive to Robertson turning left in Kiama for
Jamberoo retracing our steps, left again in Albion Park, up Macquarie Pass
and stop at Robertson. Either
at old Dairy or “Robertson Pie shop”, just out of town.
Expected to take approx. 35 to 45 mins. ( =53 km )
Robertson stop for drive back to Sydney via Bowral / Mittagong / (optional
side trip via Bargo / Picton / Camden / Liverpool) to home.
distance approx. 300km.
together by Gary Beaton (Sec.) and Hugh Buckle (Ed.) (1/9/’01)