Primal Pittwater Adventure

Primal Pittwater Adventure

Join us for a superb Pittwater adventure!

This is a private trip for Lisa's Pilates Studio and not for general bookings

So close to home, yet feel a million miles away....

We will be heading to the sublime Pittwater area in northern Sydney for an incredible immersive experience over three days and two nights. You will go stand-up paddleboarding, enjoy instructor-led yoga & pilates classes, explore aboriginal rock art and enjoy a campfire each night under the stars amongst many other things. You will be staying for two nights at Pittwater YHA, tucked away in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park with expansive views and excellent facilities. We have exclusive use of the YHA for the duration of our stay. Activities will be led by the incredibly talented guides from Pittwater Eco Adventures.

You will return feeling peaceful and contented having participated in a diverse range of activities, and created lasting memories.

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Primal Pittwater Adventure

3 days

Group Size 16

Trek Grading Moderate

Trip Dates

26-28th Feb 2021

private trip

$690 per person

$100 deposit to secure your place

Overview

Activities

Stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, pilates, yoga, hiking, exploring aboriginal art sites & so much more…

Food

All meals, snacks & barista style coffee over the weekend, including any dietary requirements.

Group Size

Maximum of 16 

Leaders

1 Senior Primal Adventures Guide, 2 Activity Specialists from Pittwater Eco Adventures.

We will sort out all the details for you so you can relax and enjoy the weekend

Timing

  • Meet at Church Point 3pm Friday
  • Finish at Church Point 2pm Sunday

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Adventure Plan

Over the three days you will explore the area by SUP and kayak, become re-invigorated with instructor-led pilates and yoga sessions, discover pristine aboriginal rock art sites, hike in the beautiful bushland, swim in crystal clear waters, and much more.

If you’d prefer to take it more easy over the weekend, you can remain at the accommodation and curl up with a book in the sun!

You will return feeling peaceful and contented, having spent a weekend with you Pilates group, with everything taken care of, in the tranquil surrounds of Pittwater

SUP

You will discover deserted beaches and crystal clear water as you learn or refine your stand-up paddle boarding techniques. No previous experience necessary! 

Kayaking

Adventure further in double and single kayaks, to explore and discover this unique waterway. 

Yoga & Pilates

The peaceful surrounds of Pittwater is the ideal location to learn or refine some Yoga & Pilates techniques. You will be guided by experienced Pilates & Yoga teachers who will ensure you get what you need from these invigorating practices. 

Discover aboriginal art

You will visit some of the many significant aboriginal sites in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park including Red Hands Cave, which is an important site for the Guringai people. 

Hiking

We will lead you on guided hikes through some of the remote trails in Ku-ring-gai National Park, learning about the unique ecosystems and endemic species.

Massage & Beauty Treatments

We will have qualified therapists available for professional massages and beauty treatments. This will be at additional cost.

Pittwater YHA

Stay for the two nights in the delightful Pittwater YHA. You’ll stay in shared dormitory-style rooms, eat delicious and nutritious food, and relax around the campfire each evening. 

Program Timetable

This program is prepared with flexibility so we can adapt it according to wind and weather conditions. The program will contain all the elements noted below, but they may be sequenced slightly differently to create the best experience for you and the group on the day. 

Day 
Activity & Location
Details
Friday 

Start

Meet at Church Point at 3pm

 

Adventure SUP to Lovett Bay

Learn safety and effective techniques first, then you will head off on your SUP adventure to beautiful Lovett Bay. Your gear will be transported in a water taxi. 

 

Dinner & campfire

A delicious healthy dinner will be prepared for you while you take in the surrounds. It’s then time to chill out by the campfire as you gaze at the stars!

Saturday
Breakfast and yoga/pilates

A guided yoga or pilates session to start the day, followed by a delicious breakfast 

  Kayak to The Basin

Paddle around Pittwater to the popular and protected area of The Basin

  Explore aboriginal sites

Head into the bush to discover cultural treasures that tell of the spiritual connection of the Guringai people to the land here

  Hike back to the YHA

Return by foot via some of the incredible bush trails in Kur-ring-gai National Park

 

Dinner & campfire

Another delicious dinner will be prepared for you while you take time to relax by the campfire 

Sunday
Breakfast and yoga/pilates

Continue your peaceful routine with guided yoga/pilates followed by a delicious breakfast 

  SUP to Church Point

Finish the aquatic journey with a paddle back to Church Point via Mc Carrs Creek Reserve

  Lunch 

We will prepare a delicious lunch for you on the return paddle at Mc Carrs Creek Reserve

  Finish 

You will be back at your car in Church Point by 2pm, feeling refreshed and revitalised

Your guide team – Berg, Katie & Helen
  • All meals, snacks and coffee/tea during camp. Healthy, fresh food, all dietary requirements catered for
  • All daily activities led by qualified & experienced guides (see further details regarding qualifications & experience)
  • Activity specialists for SUP, kayaking and yoga
  • All equipment for activities – Kayaks, SUP’s, PFD’s, maps, compasses
  • National Parks Permits
  • Accommodation at Pittwater YHA (sleeping bags not included)
  • All first aid and safety equipment including Satellite phone and Garmin InReach
  • Public liability insurance
  • We will meet

    Start Day 1

    3pm Church Point

    Finish Day 3

    2pm Church Point

    Accommodation is at the Pittwater YHA. We have hired out the whole YHA for exclusive use. You will stay in shared dormitory-style rooms. !t is a 10 minute walk from the water to the YHA. Your gear will be transported by water taxi. There are trolleys to transport your gear to the accommodation.
    This trip will be led by Helen Cooper who has current Qualifications and Certifications including Wilderness First Aid, CPR, Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation. All activities will be led by two specialist leaders from Pittwater Eco Adventures, who will also remain with the group for the entire trip.
    This trip is suitable for people with an average fitness level. Please get in touch if you have questions or concerns.

    What to wear each day

  • Long pants or shorts
  • T-shirt
  • Runners/trainers

    * n.b. Jeans & cotton clothing are not appropriate for water-based activities

    What to bring in daypack

  • Raincoat
  • Warm jumper/fleece
  • Sun Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Water shoes (Optional – Old runners or sandals that can get wet)
  • Pack towel
  • Any medication

    Sleeping gear in backpack/duffel bag

  • Sleeping Bag
  • Pillow (optional – pillows are supplied, bring your own if preferred)
  • Swimmers
  • Rashie
  • Headtorch
  • Toothbrush & toothpaste
  • Towel
  • Personal clothing

    * There is limited mobile reception.

  • All meals, snacks & coffee are included in the price. The food is based on nutritious, healthy, wholefood recipes. Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements.
    Please see page footer for detailed Terms & Booking conditions. $100 deposit only fully refundable if the trip is cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19. If cancellation occurs due to any other reason, standard cancellation conditions apply.