Start Date End Date Event Type Location Event Description Event Distance Grade
      NEW CAR PARK     Departure CAPITAL RESERVE
85-95 Capital Ave,
Glen Waverley
Melway Ref 62 G12
   
Sat-01-Sep-18   Day Walk Plenty Gorge Park – part 1 Starting from Yellow Gum Recreation Area visit the Blue Lake and head north to the middle gorge picnic area enjoying great views of the Gorge and Plenty river. Tracks are undulating, narrow in parts & slippery if wet. Poles recommended. 15 Medium
Sun-02-Sep-18   Day Walk Murrindindi Rive/Wlhelmina Falls River and bush walk, including a side walk to Wilhelmina Falls. 13 km Easy/ Medium
Tue-04-Sep-18   Half Day Walk Bayswater / Heathmont This walk takes us from Marie Wallace Bayswater Park alongside the Dandenong Creek to Wantirna Road, returning on the other side.  Morning tea on track and lunch when we return to our cars. 8 Kms Short'n'Easy
Wed-05-Sep-18   Day walk Sherbrooke Forest A circular walk in Sherbrooke Forest amongst towering Mountain Ash & ferns. Mostly on well-made tracks. Some sustained ascents. 16 km Medium
Sat-08-Sep-18 Sun-09-Sep-18 Special Event Regent Honey Eater Tree planting TBA    
Sat-08-Sep-18   Day Walk Mt Evelyn Mt Evelyn to Sky High (the top of the Dandenongs) for great views of Melbourne.  Stop at Sky High for coffee and cake, then back to Mt Evelyn via Olinda Falls 22 Medium/ Hard
Sun-09-Sep-18   Day Walk Alphington to Bundoora via Darebin Creek Trail Cars near Alphington Grammar School. Car Shuffle needed. A tour of Bundoora Park Heritage Village could be arranged if any interest 14 Easy/ Medium
Tue-11-Sep-18   Bike Ride Bayswater -  Belgrave Circuit Ride to Bayswater on Dandenong Creek Trail, train to Belgrave for coffee, return via Ferny Creek Trail. Bring MYKI. 35 kms Easy/ Medium
Tue-11-Sep-18   Historical Walk Carlton Walk around Carlton to see historical features, decorative street scapes and visit the Exhibition Building. Hear about Squizzy, grotesques, stockades and asylums. 12km Easy
Wed-12-Sep-18   Day Walk Monash to Melbourne Starting at Glen Waverley Railway Station we follow the Scotchmans Creek and Capital Trails to Federation Square. The walk is flat but sometimes on concrete or made paths. Please bring MYKI as return trip is by train. 28K Medium/ Hard
Wed-12-Sep-18   Day Walk Royal Botanic Gardens Walk from Flinders Street station to the Royal Botanic Gardens. Explore the R.B.G. 10 km Easy
Sat-15-Sep-18   Day walk Sherbrooke Forest A circular walk in Sherbrooke Forest amongst towering mountain ash & ferns. Mostly on well-made tracks. Some sustained ascents.  16 km Medium
Sun-16-Sep-18   Day Walk Plenty River Trail Starting from Yallambie Park & walking to the northern end of the Plenty River Trail along shared sealed paths.  We return along the other side of the river.  On this well treed river trail you'll forget you're in the suburbs.  1/2 hour sustained uphill in one section.  18 km Medium
Wed-19-Sep-18   Day Walk Ballarat Redeem your Seniors train ticket and join us for a day out in Ballarat.  We will walk from Ballarat Station through streets to admire the beautiful architecture up to and around Lake Wendouree taking in the Prisoner of War Memorial, Prime Ministers’ Avenue and Botanic Gardens and maybe time to visit the Art Gallery.  BYO lunch and morning tea.  Afternoon tea at local café.    10km Easy
Wed-19-Sep-18   Day Walk Mt Evelyn Forest Walking through the forest and following the Olinda Creek Trail in parts.  Shady tree ferns and tall trees.  A few steep hills. 15 km Medium
Sat-22-Sep-18   Day Walk Sweetwater Creek View the newly opened Frankston Reservoir & explore the undulating Sweetwater Creek walking trails & nature reserve in Frankston South 17 km Medium
Sun-23-Sep-18   Day Walk Newport Lakes and Williamstown From Newport station to circuits of the Newport Lakes, then to Williamstown foreshore. Return to city by train. 14km Easy/Medium
Wed-26-Sep-18   Day Walk Plenty Gorge Park - Part 1 A circular, medium walk in the Dandenong Ranges National Park beginning  at One Tree Hill and walking to Quarry Lake, Ferntree Gully. Return on  different and quite hilly tracks. A few, short  sustained climbs  and descents on formed tracks. Boots and poles recommended. Walk may be shortened  if weather is inclement. 15 km Medium
Fri-28-Sep-18   Day Walk Lederderg Gorge Summit Rim Two tough ascents and one tricky descent make this a hard walk but some spectacular views should be a good reward 15 km Hard
Sun-30-Sep-18   Day Walk Neerim South to Rokeby A picturesque walk on wide tracks through bushland with views of Mt. Baw Baw.  Lunch Rokeby.  Returning same way. 18 Medium
Wed-03-Oct-18 Sun-07-Oct-18 Pack Carry South West Walk - Glenelg NP The Glenelg River is the central thread to this easy/medium pack carry. Each camp site has a fireplace, table, toilet and permanent rain water supply. After walk --- we will explore the Princess Margaret Caves. 54 km Easy/Medium
Wed-03-Oct-18   Day Walk Somers AMENDED HIKE Morning visit to HMAS Cerberus Base and museums. THEN Walk from 100 steps, Somers, along Somers Beach to Sandy Point and return. Good views of Phillip Isalnd, French Island, sea birds and possibly crabs. Please bring Photo ID and $5.00 for HMAS Cerberus visit. 14KM Easy/Medium
Sat-06-Oct-18   Day Walk Greens Bush A loop walk on undulating tracks in Greens Bush (Mornington Peninsular) 17 Medium
Sun-07-Oct-18   Day walk Morley track This walk starts at the Fernshaw Reserve picnic area at the foot of the Black Spur, and heads up the Morley track towards Dom Dom saddle through beautiful mountain ash forest. Before reaching Dom Dom saddle we deviate to head for the summit of Mt Dom Dom. 20km Medium
Sun-07-Oct-18   Day Walk Gardiners Creek Malvern  Gardiners Creek Walk. Visit to Hedgeley Dene Gardens. 8 Kms Easy
Wed-10-Oct-18 Sat-13-Oct-18 Base Camp Castlemaine Four varied walks around Castlemaine - one shorter walk exploring the town; two day walks at Mt Alexander and the historical dry diggings precinct including the Welsh Village; returning home after a walk around Maldon and Mt Tarrengower. Various Medium
Wed-10-Oct-18   Day Walk Geelong TBA    
Sat-13-Oct-18   Day walk Wonthaggi Circuit Coastal heathlands & scrub with wildflowers & birdlife, rugged ocean beach, & historic mining site. Beach walking for 2.5kms. 15 kms Medium
Sun-14-Oct-18   Day Walk Anakie Gorge & Ted Errey Nature Circuit Walk along Anakie Gorge, visit an historic reservoir, then Ted Errey circuit with a climb with views, flowers. Steep descent at end. Boots & poles recommended. Phytopthora area so clean boots afterwards. 12km approx Medium
Wed-17-Oct-18   Day Walk Plenty River Trail Starting from Yallambie Park & walking to the northern end of the Plenty River Trail along shared sealed paths.  We return along the other side of the river.  On this well treed river trail you'll forget you're in the suburbs.  1/2 hour sustained uphill in one section.  18 km Medium
Wed-17-Oct-18   Day Walk Basin theatre - Kalorama return. Beginning at The Basin Theatre we hike up to Kalorama for lunch at Destiny Point Café.  Return via different route.  Walk to include Doongalla. 20 Hard
Sat-20-Oct-18   Special Event FEDERATION Mornington/Red Hill Areas   16 walks to choose from. Based at the Elgee Park Winery.  Afternnon Tea provided.  An excellent opprotunity to meet with bushwalkers from all over Victoria.  Book at   bushwalkingvictoria.org.au/federation-walk-2018-mornington-peninsula   between 18th August and 1st October. Various  
Sun-21-Oct-18 Fri-26-Oct-18 Base Camp Grampians  A varied walks program of 2 walks per day enjoying the pristine Grampians NP with its wild flowers, birds and kangaroos.  Happy hour each  night.  Group dinner on Thursday night at a local hotel or restaurant.    Make your own bookings   03  53564251 e-mail- stay@hallsgapcaravanpark.com.au   (40 Members). 8 k - 16 k Various
Wed-24-Oct-18   Day walk The Basin & the Dandenongs What not again!! Yes but this is a totally different walk to the last one. A tad more effort will be required though, as we go up as far as Ferny Creek, but I am sure we can find some more tracks that you have not walked before. No surprises at the end of this walk, you will all be awake up to me by now. 14 km Medium
Wed-24-Oct-18   Historical Walk St Kilda solar system Walk along the foreshore from St Kilda to Port Melbourne following a model of our solar system.  Also see see some other interesting historical features. 12km Easy
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