I first decided to walk, cycle and paddle from
Rather than research the whole route, a very daunting task, I decided to plan as I go. Wilf Hilder commented that there was no point in organizing the whole trip at the start “in case the grim reaper intervenes”. Wise, if not rather macabre words.
So, the challenge began on a cloudy day when 16 people from Sydney
Bushwalkers Club and the Bush Club joined me at
I am not overwhelmed by the task I have set myself, only by the organization involved when putting walks on Club programs several months ahead.
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Stage 16 Burrill Lake to Batemans Bay
Stage 23 Point Hicks to Mallacoota
Total Walking 754km
I would like to thank those who helped me put this ‘meander’ together and they include The Shoalhaven Bushwalkers’ Club, Batemans Bay Bushwalkers, staff from NPWS at various south coast offices and the blog that David Briese set up when he and his wife did the walk as far as Mallacoota, even though our routes were often different. His current link is http://greatsouthcoastwalk.net. I also relied heavily on the following books:
of Merimbula and the
Walking the Wilderness Coast, by Peter Cook and Chris Dowd, Wildcoast Publications (1995) was also useful.
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