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Guided Walk: School Holiday Walk at Darvall Park & Sydney Live Steam

School holiday activity for families with pre-school and primary school children.

Explore the endangered blue gum high forest in Darvall Park. Follow the bush track down to West Ryde where Sydney Live Steam Locomotive Society will provide a historical insight into the railway. The kids will be treated to a special ride on their miniature railway pulled by miniature steam powered locomotives.

Parking: Parking available in local surrounding streets.

Meeting Point: Outside the amenities building in Darvall Park (near the picnic shelters). This walk will start and finish in the same location. 

Suitability/notes: Easy grade walk suitable for families with pre-school or primary school aged children who are competent walkers.

Walk distance is approximately 1.5 km in duration so a basic level of fitness and mobility is required. This walk is conducted on a combination of paths and tracks and may include some occasional uneven ground, grass surfaces and road crossings. This walk is not stroller/pram friendly. All children must be accompanied and supervised by a parent/carer. No dogs or pets. No smoking.

Equipment: Please bring your own water, water bottle and sunscreen.

Clothing: Must be suitable for physical activity. Hats must be worn. Bring a jacket in the event of inclement weather.

Footwear: Shoes must be sturdy, enclosed, have a non-slip sole and suitable for physical activity. Thongs, sandals and open toed shoes are not permitted.

Bookings: Book early as places are strictly limited.

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Date & Time

Tuesday 10 July 2018 / 10.00AM - 12.00PM


City of Ryde
Phone: 9952 8222


Free. Bookings essential.
Book early as places are strictly limited.

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Darvall Park, Chatham Road, Denistone 2114 View Map

-33.800743, 151.083744
Chatham Road, Denistone New South Wales 2114

Darvall Park

Chatham Road, Denistone 2114

Last updated on 15 June 2018