Trip Program

Date Sort descending Type Title Grade Distance
Thu, 24 Jun DAY Heatherdale to Vermont South. Catch Metro to Heatherdale (station before Ringwood on Belgrave/Lilydale lines). From Heatherdale station, walk mainly through parks and reserves to Vermont South. The walk ends at Springvale Road where we catch a 902 bus south to Glen Waverley or north to Nunawading station. Group size subject to COVID 19 restrictions at the time. E 12 km
Sun, 27 Jun DAY George Bass Coast walk. Spectacular coastal cliff top trail with sweeping views of Bass Strait. There is beach access at several points so we can explore the rock formations if the tide is out. Other sections of the trail are through grassy meadows but with great views. M 16 km
Thu, 1-4 Jul O/N Four days in Wyperfeld. Wyperfeld is located in the flat, semi-arid north-western corner of Victoria. Cold nights, but it's a good place to escape the Melbourne winter blues. Plenty of open space, dry lakes, open woodlands, rolling sand dunes covered with mallee scrub and a superb night sky. M 55 km
Thu, 1 Jul DAY Meadow Heights to Jacana. Catch Metro to Roxburgh Park (Craigieburn line) and take a short bus ride to the walk starting point. Walk from Meadow Heights to Jacana along the Broadmeadows Valley Park. The walk finishes at Jacana station (Craigieburn line). E 12 km
Sat, 3 Jul DAY Woodlands Historic Park (Greenvale). Explore Woodlands Historic Park with its 360 degree views from Gellibrand Hill, magnificent old red gums, mobs of eastern grey kangaroos and Woodlands historic homestead. E 13 km
Thu, 8 Jul DAY Cremorne/Richmond Hill historical walk. Cremorne has been a a major manufacturing hub from the earliest settlement of Melbourne to the late 20th century, and whilst those manufacturers have disappeared, there are still reminders of them amidst a recent boon in property developments. Next door is Richmond Hill, the place to live in the late 19th century, with its commanding views of the City and Dandenongs at the time. S 10 km
Sun, 11 Jul DAY Mullum Mullum Creek Trail. An interesting day walk starting from Westerfolds Park, connecting with the Main Yarra Trail, through Candlebark Park along the Yarra River and onto the Mullum Mullum Creek Trail. The path predominantly follows established walking and cycling routes and is located on the edge of bushland. Lunch stop at Currawong Bush Park. BYO afternoon tea. M 16 km
Sun, 11 Jul DAY Sandringham to Ricketts Point - coastal path. Walk from beach end of Bay Rd (Sandringham station) east along the clifftop path to Ricketts Point. Return along clifftop path with reverse views over the bay and sky. Track mostly unsealed. E 12 km
Thu, 15 Jul DAY Boneseeding Churchill Park. WE meet at 10am at main gate upper parking area. Parks Vic will then direct us to area in which we will work. Work 2 hrs and have lunch, then 1 hour afterwards. Parks Vic provides tea and coffee. BYO own lunch. Parks Vic now requires you to be registered as a volunteer and to have a Police Clearance for Working with Children. E 3 km
Thu, 15-18 Jul O/N Murray Sunset Four Day. What better way but to spend a few winters days in the desert of the Murray Sunset National Park. Mostly firm sandy walking, 60% is off-track, and some days are long (up to 20kms). Head torches will need to be at the ready as it could be getting dark before we reach camp. Drive (Wed 14 Jul) to the Pink Lakes and car-camp for an early start next day. Four walking days (18km, 13km, 20km, 15km) and the final night camping at the cars, then drive home the next day (Mon 19 Jul). M/H 66 km