Our Very Own Wildlife Refuge - 'Coolana'

Unique to Sydney Bush Walkers

Colo March 08 015.jpgOne of the great benefits to becoming a member of SBW is the usage of our beautiful river front rural property called Coolana, situated in the Kangaroo Valley, NSW. It is a 60 hectare Wildlife Refuge in the Southern Highlands.

Coolana is a wonderful place to be at peace with nature and retreat from the go-go-go of today’s busy world. There are natural cliff lines, eucalypt, rain forest, palms and grassy flats perfect for camping, lapped by a peaceful meandering river.

Meet the wallabies and the wombats by torchlight, see their eyes glow in the dark. Sit back, relax, lay back and watch the clouds roll by overhead - or walk, swim or kayak on the river.

There is no better place to learn the skills for self sufficiency in the bush, so we hold regular training weekends for new members at this lovely spot. Share a car to save petrol costs, meet new friends and enjoy a lazy night around the camp fire.

Misty Sunrise at our property
Bower Bird Haven

New Members Information Night
New Members Information Nights are held every month except January, at 16 Fitzroy Street Kirribilli, 7:30pm - 8:30 pm on the second Wednesday the month.


February 2017 - Autumn Program released!

The Autumn Program for 2017 is now out and has been emailed to members. Check it out for lots of great walks around Sydney and beyond. If you haven't got your copy, it can be downloaded from the Member's Area of the website. You'll need to login to access it.


Prospective Members, watch your Qs

Are you a Prospective Member and have completed your Qualifying (Q) day walks and overnight trip as well as the first aid and navigation training requirements? If yes, then you're eligible to become a Full Member!


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