Congrats to the Healthquarters Oxfam Team for completing the 2016 Oxfam Trailwaker. Nik, Duane, Catherine and Katherine you were awesome foursome. The Oxfam Sydney Trailwalker is no easy challenge; it is 100km of rugged, hilly and rocky bushland from the Hawkesbury to the Harbour.
The Healthquarters team not only raised $6,205 for Oxfam, they achieved some amazing results, including finishing as a full team of four, and in a great time of 24 hours and 32 minutes.
The Larapinta Trail in the Northern Territory is one of the finest walks in Australia. Walking the high ridgelines of the West MacDonnell Ranges you will gain a rare perspective of vast flood plains, the razorback rocky outcrops and sheer scale of this ancient land.
Larapinta Experience in Comfort
Create memories to last a lifetime as you cross the Red Centre’s wild and untamed landscapes on this highlights packed short walking tour . Over three days you will enjoy the perfect introduction to walking in the outback with a selection of day walks along the Larapinta Trail. Each evening you will stay at Nick’s Camp, a comfortable and stylish semi permanent wilderness campsites which come complete with hot showers, dining tent & raised individual beds. Winding along high exposed ridge lines and deep, sheltered gorges, this gentle introduction to desert walking will traverse one of the world’s most evocative and ancient landscapes. While you walk, your support vehicle transfers your luggage and camping gear to the next campsite leaving you only to carry a day pack while you hike.
Telegraph Station to Charles Creek, Simpsons Gap, Standley Chasm Loop Walk (12km)
Serpentine Gorge to Counts Point and Serpentine Bush Camp (18km)
To Ochre Pits (7km) plus Ormiston Gorge return to Alice Springs where trip concludes
Total Cost, $1,595 ex Alice Springs
($1,395 World Expeditions & $200 12-week training program, treks & assessment walk)
It’s been 2 years since 15 Healthquarters women set off hiking to embark on the 45km Six Foot Track in the Blue Mountains. Healthquarters if offering another Blue Mountains hiking weekend, this time staying in Katoomba. Join us for a weekend away of adventure and hiking 10-11 September, 2016.
Saturday 10th September
Arrive in the Blue Mountains by 9:00am where we will meet at a designated location and then drive to the Golden Stairway. Here we will descend down the Golden Stairway and hike to the Ruined Castle. At the Ruined Castle you will enjoy lunch and a cuppa before continuing onto Katoomba, and returning to our cars . From here we will drive to our accommodation to freshen up before dinner.
Staying overnight in a Katoomba lodge and out for a group dinner at the Station Bar & Woodfired Pizza.
Sunday 11th September
We will start trekking by 8am and explore the 3 sisters, Giant Stairway, Leura Forest and Leura Cascades before returning to Katoomba and then Sydney.
1 night accommodation
Numbers are strictly limited. Minimum 5, maximum of 8.
Join Healthquarters in walking the Great North Walk in 2016
The Great North Walk is a walking track which runs from Sydney to Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. The main track, 250 kilometres in length, runs between the Obelisk in Macquarie Place in Sydney to Queens Wharf READ MORE