Trip Program

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Thu, 27 Jun DAY Take The Punt. Catch Metro to Spotswood (Williamston & Werribee lines). After a short walk to the Scienceworks Jetty, we will board the 9:10am Punt (last for the morning) to take us across to Westgate Landing, Fishermans Bend. Fare $3 (EFTPOS only, no cash or myki). Meander through Westgate Park and then explore Maritime & Beacon Coves and Port Melbourne. At the end of the walk, catch the 109 tram from Beacon Cove to Southern Cross and then along Collins St. Please don't book unless you are sure of being on the walk. E 13 km
Sun, 30 Jun DAY Mordialloc to Carrum. Meet at Mordialloc Railway station at 9.00am Start walking at 9.15am. This walk is flat with good paths. The walk is one way finishing at Carrum Railway station around lunch time. The walk is along the trail with views of schools, parks, sporting grounds and wetlands. The walk will be suitable for new members and visitors. Morning tea will be at Chelsea Park. Bring your myki card for the train. E 14 km
Sun, 7 Jul DAY Creswick Forest in late Autumn. Starting and finishing at Lake St George. Walking on part of the Goldfields track through pine plantations and La Gerche Forest. On our return we walk in the gardens of Melb Uni Agriculture Campus. E/M 14 km
Thu, 11 Jul DAY Plenty River and Morang Wetlands. Travel by Metro to Mernda. Explore Plenty Gorge Park with its abundant wildlife, Carome Homestead (1864), Morang Wetlands and Le Page Homestead (1850's). There's river vistas and wetlands scenes to enjoy for most of the walk. Large mobs of eastern grey kangaroos. The walk ends at Middle Gorge station (Mernda line). E/M 12 km
Sat, 13 Jul DAY Highfield - Greensbush circuit. An interesting circular walk from the old Highfield camp. The walk passes through Point Nepean National Park, joining part of the Two Bays walk from Greens Bush onwards. M 19 km
Sun, 14 Jul DAY Portsea and Sorrento walk. Meet behind the Portsea shops car park Melway 156 E 2 at 9.00am. There is a short drive to London Bridge. There will be a car shuffle involved. Walk along Portsea Back Beach. Then on to Sorrento, past the shops. Lunch will be at Sorrento park, then back along footpath to Portsea. M 15 km
Sun, 14 Jul DAY Lets Go - In search of a Labyrinth Maze. Let’s Go walks are easy half day walks to visit places close to Melbourne. This walk is to visit a Labyrinth, some of which have been around for over 400 years. They are used for relaxing, contemplation and mediation. There are a number in Melbourne, the one we will visit is an open air installation created by local residents. Walk starts at 8:30am and finishes by 12:30pm so you have the afternoon free. Public Transport: notes provided to confirmed walkers. S/E 8 km
Sun, 14 Jul DAY Lyrebird Walk. A quiet, slow walk in Eastern Sherbrooke Forest specifically to see lyrebirds. The birds are mating at his time of year and so it will be possible to see the males displaying. This walk is limited to 10 people; preferably to those who have not participated before. Bring binoculars and cameras. E 10 km
Fri, 19-20 Jul CON Freemans Mill Track - Complete the installation of stone steps. Complete the installation of stone steps to the steep section of the track- the remaining 25% in order to finish the project. S/E 1 km
Sat, 20 Jul DAY Lerderderg Heritage Track via Green Gully. Starting walk at St Erth Garden, Blackwood. Follow Easter Monday track, Green Gully and back to St Erth via Lerderderg Heritage track. M 15 km