Trip Program

Date Type Sort descending Title Grade Distance
Tue, 7 Dec CYC Bike Riders of Tuesday [BROT]. Bike Riders of Tuesday [BROT] is a social bike ride Tuesday mornings, starting at 9.30 am at the Paper Boy Cafe [370 Hampton St. Hampton]. Depending on the wind direction, riding north to the CBD or south to Mordialloc. The ride is on bike paths and you might need to take the train when you complete the ride. E/M 20 km
Sat, 4 Dec DAY Flinders Ramble. Circuit of Flinders and surrounds, including a visit to the blowhole and some rural landscapes. Stunning views of Westernport from the ridge line. Some hills which are steep. Boots required as it can be muddy.Poles highly advisable. M 14 km
Sun, 5 Dec DAY Warrandyte Explorer #8. An interesting, undulating walk through parklands in Warrandyte South and Warranwood. It will take in such parks as Monterey Bush Park, McAlpin Reserve, Quambee Reserve and Warranwood Reserve at an easy pace. The walk will mostly be on bush tracks and horse trails but, with one short slippery section, trekking poles will be helpful. Double vaccinated walkers only, please. M 13 km
Mon, 6 Dec DAY BBC Christmas Picnic at Braeside Park. Come along and meet friends for an end of year get together. 4pm-7pm Rosella shelter Carpark 9, enter from Lower Dandenong Road. Look for the shelter with Christmas decorations. BYO: Drinks and food Optional: Chairs, tables, picnic rug. S 1 km
Thu, 9 Dec DAY Taylors Lakes to Brimbank Park. Catch Metro to Watergardens (Sunbury line). Walk the Taylors Creek Linear Park and then into Brimbank Park, Keilor. Taylors Creek Woodland with its massive River Red Gums is a highlight. At walk's end catch a 421 bus to St Albans or Keilor Plains (Sunbury line). Committed bookings only; no book now cancel later walkers, please. E 14 km
Sun, 12 Dec DAY Kurth Kiln - Gembrook. Kurth Kiln was built to provide charcoal to use in cars during the war, an interesting relic from this time. Nearby the delightful Tomahawk Creek and it's tracks lined with ferns, and a patch of beautiful tall gums have survived the early logging. This walk is only for fully vaccinated people. Please follow the government rules regarding Covid. E/M 12 km
Sun, 12 Dec DAY Lysterfield Park Circuit. Starting from Lysterfield Lake walk up the tramline track to Lysterfield Lookout. Lunch at the boys farm. Early finish. A full Covid vaccination required. E/M 14 km
Thu, 16 Dec DAY Thursday Christmas Walk. A pleasant, relaxed walk through Melbourne's many attractive parklands via Albert Park lake, Botanic Gardens, Yarra Park, Fitzroy and Treasury Gardens, Birrarung Marr to Southbank. E 12 km
Sun, 19 Dec DAY Christmas walk - Cape Schanck to Gunnamatta Surf Beach return. Starting from Fingal Picnic area off Cape Schanck Road, we take the track and steps towards Pulpit Rock, Cape Schanck for views of Bass Strait, then head to Fingal Beach (more steps!). After morning tea we head to Gunnamatta Surf Beach for lunch then return to the car park. M 15 km
Sun, 19 Dec DAY Christmas Walk Highfield circuit. HIghfield gives you a rare taste of the native vegetation of the Mornington Peninsula, walking through forest heath and grassland. There is a superb valley of Xanthorrhoea (grass trees) that is truely magnificent. Kangaroos abound and there are vistas out over the ocean. Come and burns some calories for the excesses that Christmas brings!. M 19 km