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Picnic Lunch at Kingsford Smith Memorial

This 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.

Meeting Place:  Loftus Oval Car Park on the left after crossing the tramway lines across the Princes Hwy after the traffic lights from Sutherland Station.
Timetable:  Gather 8:30am for 9;00am start 

Route Card

9:00am

depart 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 near beach. 
Estm. Time 45 to 50 mins.

Morning Tea
expected to take 30-60 mins, and to depart at approx-11:00am

11:00am depart 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)
Noon Arriving at Kingsford Smith Memorial and Lookout on Black Head (East of Gerroa) for a picnic lunch.
Lunch and socialising expected to take approx 1.5 to 2 hours, allowing group to depart at approx 2:00pm
2:00pm depart 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 )
3:30pm depart Robertson stop for drive back to Sydney via Bowral / Mittagong / (optional side trip via Bargo / Picton / Camden / Liverpool) to home.

Total distance approx. 300km. 

 Put together by Gary Beaton (Sec.) and Hugh Buckle (Ed.) (1/9/’01)

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