Trip Program

Date Sort descending Type Title Grade Distance
Thu, 29 Jul
DAY Frankston South - Botanic gardens and nature reserves. Starting at Frankston Station with a short walk to George Pentland Botanic Gardens and then along Foote street to Sweetwater and Frankston nature reserves. Walk along Woolston Drive to connect to path following Sweetwater Creek downstream to its outlet at Frankston, Return to station via beach boardwalk. M 12 km
Sat, 31 Jul DAY Mason Falls & Mt Sugarloaf - Kinglake National Park. We will see tall gums, fern trees and the striking falls; bird life, perhaps lyrebirds, and probably kangaroos. There is a 1¼ hour quite steep uphill climb before lunch. This is a 15 km walk through the western part of Kinglake National Park, roughly 500 m climb in total. M 15 km
Sat, 31 Jul DAY Cathedral Ranges Northern Circuit. A spectacular walk up and along the rugged Cathedral Range. M/H 12 km
Sun, 1 Aug DAY Kangaroo Ground. Lovely views across rolling countryside, sections of natural bushland and often sightings of kangaroos and wombats. Includes some off-track but mostly on footpaths, gravel tracks and along gravel and sealed roads. Explores sections of the Warrandyte-Kinglake Nature Conservation Reserve. M 16 km
Thu, 5 Aug DAY Belgrave to Upper Ferntree Gully. Walk from Belgrave station to Upper Ferntree Gully station via Birdsland Reserve, Glenfern Valley Bushlands and Gilmour Park. A mix of bushland paths/tracks and suburban streets. E/M 11 km
Thu, 5 Aug CON Boneseeding Churchill Park. Pulling Boneseed under Parks Vic supervision. Everyone must be registered as a volunteer with Parks Vic, and also have a police working with children clearance. Volunteers from Friends of Lysterfield will join us. Meet at upper car park main gate at 10 am. E/M 3 km
Thu, 12 Aug DAY Briars Woodland & Mt Martha. Lovely ramble through native bushland around The Briars, and the historic homestead, then a river boardwalk to Mt Martha beach and back. E 12 km
Thu, 12 Aug DAY Cremorne/Richmond Hill historical walk - repeat of 8/7 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
Sat, 14 Aug DAY Rokeby rail trail. Rokeby Rail trail, near Jindivick, is a gentle walk amongst tall gums An old trestle bridge is another feature of this walk. Gippsland hills are an intense blue on on fine day. M 17 km
Sat, 14 Aug CON BTAC - Grampians National Park, Chimney Pots. Track maintenance in the Grampians National Park. For further information and to register see For further inquiries contact the project leader David Witham, phone 0499 369 893. N.B. Parks Victoria now require all volunteers to hold a Working With Children Permit. M 10 km