Trip Program

Date Type Title Grade Distance Sort descending
Sat, 13 Jan 2024 DAY Pt Leo to Flinders. A beach walk from Pt Leo to Flinders along the beaches of Westernport Bay. Search the rock formations for small creatures at low tides and enjoy the gentle surf and cooling summer breezes. Dolphins have been spotted in these waters. Chance to swim at morning tea and lunch. Suitable for both new members and club members wishing for a gentle return to walking after holiday festivities. E/M 14 km
Sun, 21 Jan 2024 DAY Balnarring to Point Leo. Enjoy a summer walk along the beach from Balnarring to Point Leo, with the possibility of a paddle, a swim or even a surf at lunchtime. Suitable for new members. E/M 14 km
Sun, 1 Oct DAY Daylesford Wombat Creek. A pleasant walk featuring Lake Daylesford, Jubilee Lake, the Goldfields Track, forest paths, the Lost Children Walk, and mineral springs. In the afternoon the path follows the route of the old Creswick-Daylesford Railway (which was constructed in 1867 and closed in 1953). M 14 km
Sat, 9 Dec DAY Escape to The Dandenongs. NEW MEMBERS MOST WELCOME. Escape to the cool of our hills from our predicted hot summer. If in training a good walk for cardio etc. Starting early at Grants Picnic ground via assorted tracks, depending on conditions of the tracks. M 14 km
Wed, 15-20 Nov BC Castlemaine and surroundings. Explore relics of the early gold mining days, walking along the Goldfields Tracks. Four long walks and two short ones in the Castlemaine surroundings area. M 15 km
Fri, 16-22 Feb 2024 BC Hotham Base Camp - preference given to new members. This years Mt Buller base camp is at Mt Hotham; our usual Mt Buller accommodation is being renovated. Beautiful alpine scenery, fresh air and serenity. Being an alpine area the weather can be unpredictable. Good fitness is required. Walks will be moderated to suit the conditions, but I will try to keep them challenging and fun. Ski lodge accommodation with an open fire and a large communal area to socialise ($350pp). Preference given to new members for the first week after opening. M/H 15 km
Tue, 24-30 Oct BC Sydney Extension plus. Expressions of interest invited for this excellent base camp. Participants need to have strong walking ability and accommodation requirements (see below) mean one couple and two singles preferred for each cabin. Explore parts of the Great North walk by train( steep and hard sections) . Walks also include a favourite coastal and harbour walk. M/H 16 km
Sat, 11 Nov DAY Two Bays walk - Southern section. The Two Bays track stretches between Dromana and Cape Schanck lighthouse. This walk will explore the southern section closer to the ocean and walking inland before return to the start. Bracing sea winds on cliff section. Maybe grazing kangaroos. M 17 km
Sat, 28-29 Oct O/N WWW - Oberon Bay stroll. WWW - Weekend Wanderings Where? - a quiet night's camping on the serene Oberon Bay campsite. We meet at the Information Centre at Tidal River at 10 am. Preference given to non-retirees and new members. The first day's walk starts from the carpark at Telegraph Saddle and ends at the Oberon Bay campsite (9.5 km). The return on the Sunday is to Tidal River via the new steps at Little Oberon Bay (7.5 km). Cost is $7.50 each. I will work out payments later. Don’t worry if the walk is waitlisted. E 17 km
Sun, 8 Oct 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