Trip Program

Date Sort descending Type Title Grade Distance
Thu, 6 Oct DAY Kilmore to Kilmore East. Travel by V/Line (free during Seniors Festival) to Kilmore East (Seymour line) and then take a short bus ride to Kilmore. Explore Kilmore's historic streetscapes. Walk the Kilmore Creek Heritage Art and Monument Hill trails. Monument Hill has a Hume and Hovell monument (old Kilmore gaol watchtower) with views on a clear day of the Kilmore township, Mount William, Mount Piper and the Tallarook Ranges. Note: Southern Cross station meeting time 8am. Back at Southern Cross by 3:40pm at the latest. M 13 km
Sat, 8 Oct DAY Bungal Forest. A lovely walk through open forest out past Ballan. In spring possible sightings of greenhood orchids plus heath. Evidence of early mining history. With warmer weather this is a delightful spring walk. M/H 15 km
Sun, 9 Oct DAY Arthur's seat state park. Meet at Dromana information centre at 9am walk begins at 9.15 am. Walking up Latrobe parade into Authurs seat track large steps get to the top. Morning tea at Seawinds. Walking onwards to another section of the Arthur's seat track. Can be muddy in one particular section. Walk around O.T dam back down to boundary Road for lunch under a Gazebo then on a footpath to Dromana. M 14 km
Thu, 13 Oct DAY Epping to South Morang. Travel by Metro to Epping (Mernda line). Walk from Epping to South Morang along the Pipe Track and on tracks in the Quarry Hills Bushland Park and Granite Hills Park. On a clear day, panoramic views from the ridge line of Quarry Hills Bushland Park. Committed bookings only; no book now, cancel later walkers, please. M 14 km
Fri, 14-24 Oct BC Grampians Silo Tour. Several walks in the Grampians. Tour of the Silos in the Mallee. Stawell mine walk in Avoca/ Maryborough. Underground wine tour of Seppelts/Lunch on the way up. I have booked accommodation for 13 in Halls Gap rolled over from 2019. As I have 13 applicants from the 2019 banner/canceled 2020/1. Previous applicants who have already paid their deposit will be given have been given preference. M 16 km
Sat, 15 Oct DAY Xanthorrhea Track, Healesville. Circuit walk in Healesville State Forest where the lyre birds sing, the kookaburras laugh, and the valley views are lovely. Good walk for anyone wanting to practise hill climbs!. M 14 km
Sun, 16 Oct DAY Brisbane Ranges. In search of Kinglock Goldmine. 80 km west from Melbourne CBD. After winter rains the Brisbane Ranges are blooming with spring flowers and creeks full of water. We will walk down to and cross Sutherland Creek and then make our way up to ruins of gold diggings and Kinglock mine. On return walk through the historic town of Steiglitz.(pop53). M 17 km
Mon, 17-24 Oct O/N Grampians Peak Trail - Southern Half. Walk the south half of the newly constructed Grampians Peak Trail, from Borough Huts to Dunkeld. Camp at specifically built hike-in campgrounds along the trail. Climb dramatic mountain peaks with panoramic views and hike along rugged rocky ridge lines. Experience a rich diversity of flora and fauna. Subject to availability of tent sites. H 91 km
Thu, 20 Oct DAY Corio to Lara. Travel by V/Line (myki usable) to Corio (Geelong line). From Limeburners Bay, walk the Hovells Creek trail to Lara. Views to the You Yangs, Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula. After lunch we will go on the Kevin Hoffman Walk which is Lara's impressive native garden trail. Committed bookings only; no book now, cancel later walkers, please. E 14 km
Fri, 21-24 Oct CON Macalister State Park, BTAC track management activity. This event is a DELWP event at the AAWT Low Saddle to Mt Sunday tracks in the Macalister State Park, led by Patrick Platt. In planning. E/M 10 km