Explore forest medicine: West Head walk
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Join us for a quiet, relaxing wander in a bushland forest on beautiful West Head. Treat yourself to some 'forest medicine'. Simply being in nature can have great benefits for your health and peace of mind.
Saturday 19 October 2019, 1pm to 3pm. Meet at 12.45pm.
- Resolute picnic area, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
- No wheelchair access
- Easy. Suitable for all ages.
Adult $10 per person. Child $5 per person.
- Entry fees
- Park entry fees apply
- Meeting point
- Resolute picnic area
- What to
- Hat, sunscreen, sturdy shoes, suitable clothing, drinking water, snacks
- Bookings required. Phone 1300 072 757 for more information or book online.
Your guides will use a range of activities to help heighten the use of your senses. They'll encourage you to tap into your own heartbeat. The Japanese know about the value of 'forest medicine'. Visit the Shinrin-Yoku website to find out more about 'forest bathing'. You'll rediscover the beauty and calming effects of the natural environment. You'll walk 1km over 2 hrs.
- in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
- The entrance to Bobbin Head and Appletree Bay is closed from 8pm to 6am during daylight savings periods, and from 5.30pm to 6am the rest of the year.
- Gates to West Head are closed from 8.30pm to 6am during daylight savings periods, and from 6pm to 6am the rest of the year.
Park entry fees:
$12 per vehicle per day.
Vehicles over 8 seats: $4.40 per adult, $2.20 per child (per day). Students on educational programs: $1.10 per student. Teachers/educational supervisors: free (1 adult per 10 students).Buy a pass