Trip Program

Date Type Title Grade Distance Sort descending
Thu, 28 Jan DAY Maribyrnong River Trail. Walk the Maribyrnong River trail from Coulson Gardens Maribyrnong to Canning Reserve Avondale Heights and return. Viewing points with outstanding views of the Maribyrnong River, Melbourne skyline and beyond. E 11 km
Thu, 25 Mar DAY Warrandyte Gold. Catch Metro to Ringwood and a 364 bus to Warrandyte. Explore three areas of Warrandyte State Park including the Gold Heritage Walk at Fourth Hill. M 12 km
Sun, 7 Feb DAY Coolart Wetlands and Somers beach. Walk through Coolart wetlands to Somers beach for morning tea and return via the koala walk. Lunch at the homestead gardens and visit to the mansion. Followed by a walk around the wetlands and a visit to the bird hides. E/M 12 km
Sun, 18 Apr DAY Christmas Hills. Enjoy a walk which passes an operating gold mine, then along the Happy Valley Track and past other mines which have produced some of the richest yields in the world. Spot wildlife along the way. M 13 km
Sat, 6 Mar DAY Creswick Forest. Historic forest walk including La Gerche walking track, lakes, goldfield ruins and an abandoined koala park. E 13 km
Thu, 11 Feb DAY Rosanna to Alphington. Walk from Rosanna to Alphington via Rosanna Parklands to Macleod, through the grounds of La Trobe University (Bundoora Campus), alongside Nangak Tamboree eco-corridor and then on the Darebin Creek Trail to Darebin Parklands, finishing at Alphington station. E/M 14 km
Sat, 27 Feb DAY Warrandyte Wanderer. Enjoy a late summer walk along the Yarra River from Warrandyte to Blue Tongue bend and beyond, visit an open chapel in the bush and lunch beside the river. M 14 km
Sun, 31 Jan DAY Red Hill Rail Trail. Start near Merricks Cafe and walk the Rail Trail to Red Hill. It follows a well formed path past Stoniers winery, and through a pine forest. Lunch at Red Hill Bushland Reserve. Then a neighborhood road and track past Polperro and Avani Wines before looping back to the Rail Trail and down to Merricks Cafe. Glimpses of Phillip Island and Western Port Bay. M 14 km
Fri, 16-23 Apr BC Wilsons Prom Base Camp Combined Hobart/BBC. Several day walks incl Sealers Cove, Little Waterloo Bay, Mt Oberon & Squeaky and Oberon Beaches. Lighthouse option overnight . Bunk accommodation in Arthur Lucas lodge 24 beds.12 each BBC/HBT ,depending on demand and take up from Hobart. Preference given to attendees from Daylesford and Hobart Base Camps. Payment in full $ 350 by 30 November 2019. plus food component to be arranged. Contact Ian for payment details. NB April 2021. M 15 km
Fri, 7-14 May BC Lakes Entrance. Day walks in Bruthen, Nowa Nowa, Buchan Caves, Metung. Bike riding, walk part of 90 mile beach. Cruise up the North arm to Wyanga Winery for lunch. Cruise down the South arm to Metung for lunch. Names of those who paid deposits for February 2020 base camp have been entered as priority bookings. M/H 15 km