Trip Program

Date Type Title Grade Sort descending Distance
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
Sat, 30 Jan CYC Capital City Trail from Southern Cross. Meet at Southern Cross 8am for a nice casual ride from Southern Cross, past the zoo, up around Fitzroy, follow the Yarra and back to Gosche Park in Richmond. Can get train from Richmond or ride back to Southern Cross. 30km Morning tea/coffee at Green Park Cafe by Bike Shop in Fitzroy North, otherwise we wait for Convent Bakery 6km down the road. E 30 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, 13-15 Mar CYC Phillip Island. Drive to Philip Island on Friday and stay at Annette's accommodation at Woolamai on Friday 12th to Sunday 14th at $30 per person. Saturday 13th, 9am - car shuffle - Woolamai, Rhyll, Cowes 25km. Sunday 14th start at 9am from Cowes to Smiths Beach 25km Monday 15th start at 9.15am Kilcunda to Wonthaggi return to Kilcunda 25 km. E/M 75 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
Sat, 13 Mar DAY Queenscliff to Pt Lonsdale and return. Catch the ferry from Sorrento to Queenscliff. Then walk to Pt Lonsdale for lunch. The route follows a circuit around the bay beach to the Heads and returns via Swan Bay to catch an afternoon ferry back to Sorrento. Passenger ferry cost $18 return (concession) or $20 adult. E/M 15 km
Thu, 11-15 Feb O/N Mt Bogong Circuit. Circuit from Falls Creek via Grey Hills, Quartz Ridge to Mt Bogong. Return down T Spur and up Duane Spur and past Roper Hut. H 50 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
Sun, 2 May DAY Emerald to Cockatoo via Wright Forest. Circuit walk passing Emerald Lake, through the Wright Forest to Cockatoo. We could spot the Puffing Billy. Autumn colours will be stunning. M 16 km