Trip Program

Date Type Title Grade Sort descending Distance
Thu, 20 May DAY The Shrine and Royal Botanic Gardens. From Flinders Street station, walk through the Queen Victoria Gardens and Kings Domain to The Shrine. Spend some time at The Shrine. Walk through the Royal Botanic Gardens. Cross over the Yarra River and walk around the MCG up to the Fitzroy Gardens, Treasury Gardens and Birrarung Marr. E 11 km
Thu, 13 May DAY Mount Eliza. Travel by Metro to Frankston and bus to Mount Eliza. Walk to Canadian and Half Moon Bays and Ranelagh beach. Wander through the Walter Burley and Marion Mahony Griffin designed Ranelagh Estate (circa 1924) and along the Earimil Creek Bushland Reserve. After lunch we explore Mount Eliza, south of the Nepean Highway. At the end of the walk, board 781, 784, 785 or 788 bus to Frankston station. E 12 km
Thu, 27 May DAY Mount Evelyn to Silvan Reservoir Park. Catch Metro to Lilydale and a 663 bus to Mount Evelyn. Walk from Mount Evelyn to Silvan Reservoir Park along the Mount Evelyn Aqueduct Trail and Olinda Creek Track. From Silvan Reservoir Park, walk along Messmate and Circuit Tracks to the 663 bus stop on Monbulk Road for our return to Lilydale station. E 11 km
Thu, 3 Jun 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
Sun, 13 Jun 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. E/M 12 km
Fri, 5-15 Nov BC Aussie Camino. 160km walk along the Mary McKillip path. Walking from Portland to Penola. Coastal for first half, then inland to Coonawarra, Averaging 23 km per day.One 30km day. Rest day on the Glenelg River at Nelson. Canoeing to Princess Margaret Caves . As this walk was scheduled in 2019, The original 12 people who registered have been booked in. Waitlist is 13 and will be extended to 16. we need a couple and one male. We will have a support vehicle ( Geoff Trist ). H 25 km
Wed, 16 Jun- 3 Jul
O/N Larapinta Trail. Along the West MacDonnell Ranges from Mount Sonder to Alice Springs. Subject to availability of transport to start of walk. H 225 km
Mon, 31 May- 5 Jun O/N Budawangs Exploratory 2021. Classic Budawangs with emphasis on the exploratory. From Long Gully, summit the Castle & camp at Cooyoyo Ck. 2nd day: to Holland Ck. via Shrouded Gods & seek a route down to rough camp. 3rd day: loop up Folly Pass and to Munnaldi Falls. 4th day: climb to Mt Cole overhang via Crooked Falls & Angel Ck. 5th day: loop through Mt Cole, Monolith Valley, Mt Owen. Finally, 6th day back to Long Gully with a possible side trip to Byangee Walls. 8 days total (6 walking + 2 driving). H 55 km