Trip Program

Date Sort descending Type Title Grade Distance
Sun, 29 Jan DAY Coolart Wetlands and Somers beach. Walk through Coolart wetlands to Somers beach for morning tea and return via the koala walk. Lunch at the homestead gardens and visit to the mansion. Followed by a walk around the wetlands and a visit to the bird hides. Full COVID-19 vaccination required. E/M 12 km
Wed, 1 Feb CYC Sandringham to Port Melbourne to City. 9.30 Meet opposite the Sandy Hotel beach side ride north to Port Melbourne then on into the city . Remember your MYKI Card for return trip via train. E/M 25 km
Thu, 2 Feb DAY Oak Park to Essendon. Catch Metro to Oak Park (Craigieburn line). Walk from Oak Park to Essendon through numerous parks/reserves/easements and along the Westbreen Creek and the Capital City Trails. We will pass two historic and impressive mansions "Rosebank" circa 1892 and "North Park" circa 1890. Please don't book unless you are sure of being on the walk. E 12 km
Sat, 4 Feb DAY Sherbrooke Forest Circuit. A walk through the beautiful Sherbrooke Forest. The walk starts and finishes at Grants Picnic Ground (toilets and kiosk) and winds downhill through fern gullies and tall timber. There is a long medium gradient track up to the Sherbrooke Falls then back to the start via O'Donohue Picnic Ground. This walk will be cancelled if the temperature is above 30. M 13 km
Fri, 10-15 Feb BC Mt Stirling, Craigs Hut . First timers preference open 2 days. Preference will be given to New members for first 2 days of booking who would like to experience a base camp. Walks : Craigs Hut, Mt Stirling, Delatite River & Mc Loughlans Spur. Spectacular scenery 360 views. Several half day walks Please bring a compass if you would like compass experience/training. M/H 16 km
Fri, 10-18 Feb O/N GSWW Portland to Nelson. GSWW Portland to Nelson inland walk along the Glenelg River. 120km. 6 nights/7 days. 2 days travel to/from Portland. 2 nights B&B at Victoria House at Portland. Quality Parks campsites. Bus transfer from Nelson to Portland. A good level of fitness is required to carry all overnight walking gear & 6 days food. Priority given to walkers who have not done the walk before. Payment is required immediately after closure of BBC booking sheet in order that bookings can be confirmed and payments made. M 120 km
Fri, 10-13 Feb O/N Diamantina Spur Circuit. A circuit walk in the Alpine NP. Starting at Harrietville, climb Mount Feathertop via Bungalow Spur, down Diamantina Spur, up to Weston hut, Youngs hut, down to Dibbins hut, up Swindlers Spur to Derrick hut and return via Razorback then down Champion Spur. Drive up the day before (Thu 9 Feb). H 55 km
Sat, 11 Feb CYC Mordialloc Station to Karkarook Park and return. Bike path ride all sealed paths. E 21 km
Thu, 23-26 Feb O/N Wilsons Promontory: Roaring Meg - Lighthouse - Oberon Bay. This walk takes in the fantastic views from the tip of the prom. Easy walk to Roaring Meg via the Telegraph track. Camp there for 2 nights - Friday day walk to the Lighthouse station, plus an optional walk to South Point. On the 3rd day, we walk back to Oberon Bay. Day 4 is either a return via Little Oberon Bay, or if that is still closed, we will return via the Telegraph saddle track to Tidal River. I have booked and paid for 10 people. $22 due per person paid to me, details to follow. M 50 km
Fri, 24-28 Feb O/N The Viking Circuit. Drive up on Friday and a short walk from the Mt Howitt car park to camp at Macalister Springs. We will walk the circuit clockwise, camping at Mt Spec, south of the Viking and at the top of the spur after the Wonnangatta River. Day 3 and 4 are dry camps so we will need to carry water up hill for 300m and 750m. H 40 km