Trip Program

Date Sort descending Type Title Grade Distance
Sun, 18 Jul DAY Lyrebird Walk. This walk is one of the most beautiful sections of the Dandenong Ranges and is specifically designed to see lyrebirds. The tangled mess of lush vegetation is towered over by Mountain Ash and tree ferns providing a home for the Superb Lyrebird who mate in winter, so unless it is very windy, there is a good chance of lyrebird sightings. We should hear them making their own calls as well as hear them mimicking other birds. Bring binoculars and cameras. This walk is limited to 10 people. E/M 10 km
Sat, 24 Jul DAY You Yangs circuit walk. You Yangs circuit walk starts with a walk to Flinders Peak for sweeping views of Melbourne and Geelong. The west to east circuit track offers great panorama views, plus lovely granite boulders, and high views of the Stone Bunjil created after the Melbourne Commonwealth Games. M 12 km
Sun, 25 Jul DAY Freemans Track. A marvelous walk under the canopy of tall eucalyptus and giant fern trees. In February 2009, 45 per cent of Bunyip State Park was burnt by wildfire despite of this event the forest has recovered. M 12 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
Sun, 15 Aug DAY Dandenongs - Grants Picnic Ground, Sassafras and Kallista. This walk is approximately 13km. It goes through some beautiful forest, tall gums and lush ferns. The walk starts and finishes at Grants Picnic Ground car park at Kallista. It is likely to take approximately 5.5 hours including breaks. The walk is along well defined tracks but there are some steep hills and descents where care is required. M 13 km
Mon, 4-10 Oct BC Grampians in Springtime 2021. Springtime walking in the Grampians in 2021. Enjoy wonderful views and wildflowers. Walk on sections of the Grampians peak trail. Also explore some walks in the northern Grampians. Stay at comfortable lodges on the edge of Halls Gap. Longer driving required to some walks. Stay for 6 nights; arrive 4th October, home on 10th October. M/H 16 km
Fri, 15-25 Oct BC Grampians Silo Tour. Several walks in the Grampians. Tour of the Silos in the Mallee. Stawell mine walk in Avoca/ Maryborough. Underground wine tour of Seppelts/Lunch on the way up. I have booked accommodation for 12 in Halls Gap rolled over from 2019, As I have 10 applicants from the 2019 banner/canceled 2020, I will endeavour to increase numbers to 16 depending on interest, accommodation availability, and couples. M 16 km
Mon, 18-22 Oct BC Dunkeld & District. Leave for Dunkeld on Mon. 18th Oct & Return home on Fri. 22nd. We will walk Mt. Sturgeon, Abrupt & Picannini as well as exploring Hamilton, Cavendish & Nigretta Falls. M 8 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 15 . We will have a support vehicle ( Geoff Trist ). H 25 km
Fri, 12-15 Nov BC Federation Walks Weekend 2021 Licola. Fed walks weekend will be at Licola - Mountain tops. huts, waterfalls, wildflowers, sparkling rivers and a jewel of a lake. Accommodation at a community residential camp at Licola. Booking through the Federation walks website -https://fedwalks.org.au Bookings open August 2nd. Book early to avoid disappointment, Gippsland clubs are organising and have included overnight hikes as well as a range of day walks suitable for all abilities. M 15 km