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Women's Garie to Figure Eight Pools Hike 16th March

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The Royal National Park covers a landscape of 16,300 hectares shaped from sloping sandstone, bush tracks and stunning beaches. A 'must do' adventure who women who wish to experience a hike by the sea with a group of like-minded women.

On this easy to moderate day hike we will discover the Figure Eight Pools south of Burning Palms Beah via the Coastal Track from Garie Beach. This is a fabulous day out with our community not to be missed!

DETAILS:

  • Meeting location: Garie Beach Car Beach. CLICK HERE to view location.
  • Meeting time: 8.30am
  • Finish time: Between 1-1.30pm
  • Distance: 10.5km return to Garie Beach (bathrooms located at Garie)
  • Level: Easy to moderate. There is some rock scrambeling to reach the Figure Eight Pools. Our pace is always slow.
  • Numbers: 13 places available
  • Cost: $89 pp + booking fee
  • Leader: Monique Farmer - 0403918346

Photo of Burning Palms Beach

INCLUDED:

  • Morning Tea (Monique makes a decent Ancac biscuit + healthy treats)
  • Tea and coffee
  • First Aid
  • Insurance
  • Professional and local guide
  • WWA Sticker

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Day pack (large enough to carry 2L water, rain jacket, personal items)
  • Rain jacket. (we still hike in wet weather. You must pack this if it's raining).
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • 2 Litres of water
  • Walking shoes. You do not need hiking boots, however we encourage you to wear these or purchase. Once you have a pair of boots it's a great investment for your future hikes!
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Swimmers + towel
  • Sunglasses
  • Personal Medication

Photo of Figure Eight Pools at low tide. *We will arrive just before low tide. Bring your swimmers!

If you have any questions about this day hike, please contact our friendly team on 0403918346 or email womenwantadventure@outlook.com.


Women Want Adventure will be in contact with you prior to this trip.

We look forward to hiking with you.




FAQ'S

Who attends trips? Our trips are for women who want to meet new people and feel inspired by the outdoors. Women Want Adventure unites a variety of women of different ages, backgrounds, fitness levels and life circumstances. We tailor trips for different interests and experience levels. The minimum age to join our trips 18 years.

I m not very fit and afraid I ll hold the group back. Should I still attend? Yes! Women Want Adventure cater for all fitness and experience levels. We respect your concerns and help you overcome them and realise you can complete an outdoor adventure you didn t think possible. At Women Want Adventure our mission is to empower women in the outdoors. We help you develop skills and confidence to push through barriers of "I can't" or "I'm not good enough" and help you realise you can build your fitness and experience levels along the way. Please refer to our adventure grading guide to get an indication of what trip best suits your current fitness levels.

Are there many women who attend individually? We have many women who book individually and others who like to book with a friend. Attending individually is a great way to make new friends and become part of our supportive outdoor community.

What if it s raining? Women Want Adventure trips go ahead in all types of weather, except extreme weather and electrical storms. Our Adventure Leaders review the weather conditions prior to commencing a trip and will notify the group if the trip needs to be cancelled or rescheduled. Please always prepare for wet weather by packing a wet weather jacket and lining your pack with a waterproof lining.

What if I get sick? If you are ill on the trip please notify your Leader immediately. Your Leader will assess you and make arrangements to cater for your needs. If you are sick before an event and need to cancel, we require a doctor s certificate for any refund. Please see our cancelation policy.

Cancellation Policy:

We hope you do not need to cancel your trip, however if cancellation takes place the following will apply:

  • More than 30 days before the trip there is no charge
  • 29-15 days before the scheduled trip there is a 20% administration fee
  • 14 days or less before the scheduled trip the full fee will be charged (100% of the participant cost).

Please be aware that if a participant cancels their trip once it commences or they do not show they also forfeit their full trip cost. Late arrival of a participant or participants on the day may also forfeit the full trip cost. Women Want Adventure may reduce, transfer or waive the loss of fee for any reason at their sole discretion.

In the event of adverse weather conditions, Women Want Adventure reserves the right to change, alter or cancel this trip in the interests of client safety. Women Want Adventure will notify all participants as soon as possible on the day.

Illness or Injury:

If you are prevented from attending a trip as a result of illness, the death of an immediate family member, jury service, or other reason beyond your control which we consider significant, we will agree to your booking being transferred to another person who satisfies all the conditions applicable to the trip, subject to You and the other person accepting liability for full payment of the trip cost and any additional costs arising from the transfer provided that we must be given at least 21 days written notice of the proposed change, otherwise cancelation from illness/injury apply.

If illness or injury prevents you from attending a trip and you wish to cancel your booking, Women Want Adventure requires a medical certificate and written notice to complete the cancelation.


* All prices are per person and listed in Australian Dollars (AUD). All prices shown are GST inclusive where applicable.

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