Trip Program

Date Sort descending Type Title Grade Distance
Sun, 11 Apr DAY Highfield circuit. Highfield is a Mornington Peninsula special - with a great variety of vegetation. There is a superb section of Xanthorrhoea ( grass trees) on a part of the track which is also the Two Bays track. Observe kangaroos, vistas out over the ocean. M/H 19 km
Mon, 12-15 Apr BC Wilsons Promontory. Base camp at Tidal River staying in the well equipped Arthur Lucas Lodge. Bunk bedding is provided but BYO linen and towels. Linen and towel hire available from Tidal River Info Centre.0 We will group cater for dinners, BYO breakfasts and lunches etc. More details later. Depending on the people attending, we may be able to offer walks of different difficulty on some days. M 18 km
Thu, 15 Apr DAY Beach walk from Parkdale to Seaford. Walk along the beach from Parkdale to Carrum and then along the coastal track from Carrum to Seaford. BYO hand sanitiser and practice safe distancing. E 12 km
Fri, 16-23 Apr BC Wilsons Prom Base Camp Combined Hobart/BBC. Several day walks incl Sealers Cove, Little Waterloo Bay, Mt Oberon & Squeaky and Oberon Beaches. Lighthouse option overnight . Bunk accommodation in Arthur Lucas lodge 24 beds.12 each BBC/HBT ,depending on demand and take up from Hobart. Preference given to attendees from Daylesford and Hobart Base Camps. Payment in full $ 350 by 30 November 2019. plus food component to be arranged. Contact Ian for payment details. NB April 2021. M 15 km
Sat, 17 Apr DAY The Briars. Ramble through native Bush land, The Briars, boardwalk to the beach and return. E 11 km
Sat, 17-18 Apr O/N Beeripmo Track. An old favourite, close to Melbourne. Walk through spectacular tall forests and alpine plateaus. We will camp at the charming Beeripmo campground where we can have a campfire. Return walk along cool fern gullies, after morning side trip to Mt Buangor. M 21 km
Sun, 18 Apr DAY Christmas Hills. Enjoy a walk which passes an operating gold mine, then along the Happy Valley Track and past other mines which have produced some of the richest yields in the world. Spot wildlife along the way. M 13 km
Thu, 22 Apr DAY Hughesdale to Deepdene. Starting from Hughesdale Station we follow paths through Boyd Park and the urban forest to East Malvern, then join the Outer Circle/Anniversary Trail to Deepdene. We pass through various attractive parks and gardens and finish with coffee at Town and Country Nursery cafe. E 12 km
Sat, 24 Apr DAY Mt Evelyn Forest Walk. A 14 km circuit walk following old aqueduct tracts to Silvan Reservoir. We will climb about 490 m in total on some 4x4 and single bush file bush tracks. A number of hills are very steep, both up and down. After a picnic lunch at the Silvan Reservoir we return along the Olinda Creek walking tract, this is less strenuous than our morning walk.Your efforts will be rewarded with abundant bird life especially kookaburras and of course walking in the forest. M 14 km
Sat, 24 Apr CYC Victoria Park to Marvel Stadium via scenic Darebin Parklands. Meet at 8.58am, at Victoria Park Station (Hurstbridge line). This ride showcases some recent cycling infrastructure, has only four hills, lots of exit points and is mainly on secluded bike paths, but does have a small amount of road riding which can be avoided by leaving the ride at Alphington Station. The ride will be about 3 hours. A leisurely pace, coffee/brunch available at various opportunities. E/M 28 km