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Guided Bushwalks

Guided Bushwalk
Hornsby Shire Council runs a program of free guided bushwalks throughout the year. Our professional guides will give you unparalleled insight into our Bushland Shire as they share their wide knowledge of the local environment. Whether you prefer an easy stroll or a more challenging walk, there’s something for everyone.

Please note: the free guided bushwalk program is provided for Hornsby Shire residents only. Bookings are essential and are only taken a month before each walk. To book, click on the links below. If you need to cancel a booking, please contact Council as soon as possible on bushland@hornsby.nsw.gov.au so that your booking can be reallocated to another participant on the waitlist.

Upcoming Bushwalks

18 March 2020 – Hornsby Shire Council Events: Important information regarding COVID-19

The Australian Government has ordered the cancellation of non-essential public gatherings of more than 500 people outdoors and more than 100 people indoors. Following this advice, and in the interests of public health, the following Council events taking place between now and 30 April have been cancelled:

  • Westside Vibe
  • All regular library programs and events, including Meet the Author and Mums and Bubs
  • Youth Week Comedy Night
  • Native Plant Giveaways
  • Guided Bushwalk Program
  • Bushcare Volunteers program
  • Sustainability workshops and talks, including Compost and Worm Farming Workshops
  • School holiday programs

Chipping for Mulch on Sunday 22 March from 7.30am-12.30pm at the Old Dog Pound, Westleigh, will proceed as planned at this stage with social distancing measures in place.

More information

More information on COVID-19 can be obtained from the following authorities or by telephone to the Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080.

NSW Health: https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/alerts/Pages/coronavirus-faqs.aspx

In-language (Arabic, Bahasa/Indonesian, Chinese - Simplified, Chinese - Traditional, Farsi, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese) resources available here.

Federal Department of Health: https://www.health.gov.au/health-topics/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov


The very best way to protect yourself and others from infection is to maintain good hand and respiratory hygiene.