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Welcome to the Bush Explorers Website

Bush Explorers and Authors, Michael Keats, Brian Fox and Yuri Bolotin have been exploring the Australian Bush for years.

Bush Explorers is a guide to ultimate bushwalking in the Greater Blue Mountains National Park and the Gardens of Stone National Park. It is a chronicle of challenges, discoveries, adventures, sweat, and research lead by Brian Fox, Michael Keats and Yuri Bolotin. It is also your key to enjoy seldom visited places, and through words and pictures, enjoy what is literally on Sydney’s back door step.

This site is an important resource for bush walkers and others interested in the Australian Bush.

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09-Sep-2020 Wollemi National Park - East West Traverse
Bush Explorer's exciting new book about the Wollemi National Park is now available. Their new book describes another ambitious adventure - this ti..
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19-May-2020 Bush Explorers make discoveries in Newnes
After the bushfires, the Bush Explorers have been exploring the area around Newnes looking for long hidden relics. Read this Sydney Morning Herald..
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11-May-2019 Found On A Bushwalk: History Tales from the Wollemi and the Ghost Town of Newnes
A talk by the Bushwalkers, Michael Keats OAM, Brian Fox and Yuri Bolotin. Stories of adventures inthe bush and how to access exciting, off the..
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The Gardens of Stone

Book 7

Bushwalks on the southern side of the Newnes plateau.

The last 3 Centuries of European Settlement.

Price: $50

Isaac Barrow

Blue Mountains Map Maker

A fascinating insight into this influential map maker.

Historic photos and maps.

Price: $25

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The Gardens of Stone

Book 6

Bushwalks on the northern Newnes Plateau.

Regional Flora and Fauna.

Price: $50