Category Archives: Day Trip

The cornerstone of our Club’s existence is the end of month Day Trip. Here you will find trip notes and photos of many trip the club has hosted over the years.

Happy (Big) Valley Trip Report – 2017

Trip Leader : Dave and Sue Morrison

Co Trip Leader:  Phil Wilton

Dates:   24 Nov 2017 to 26 Nov 2017

Main events on the Big Valley trip were as follows :

Members began arriving to the Big Valley Campsite, 46 Boronia Rd, Rosa Glen, during the week ending 25 November. Big Valley Caravan Park is a caravan park in the middle of a Margaret River working sheep farm.

There...

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KOORDA DRIVE IN

Trip Leader:       Rob Nankiville Co Trip Leader:  Gary Arcus October  27th – 29th 2017           The idea of our weekend in Koorda came about from a few members passing through Koorda on their way home from the Easter Four Lakes Tour earlier in the year. Once we realised that the big screen in the paddock was actually a working Drive In,  there was a chance to “relive” some memories from the...
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Trip 240 Mangowine Concert, Nungarin

EVENT: Event 240 - MANGOWINE CONCERT NUNGARIN EVENT TYPE: General Club Trips DATE: 29 Sep 2017 to 01 Oct 2017 DURATION: 2 Nights Friday 29th September we headed towards Nungarin to the Mangowine Home stead Several of us met at the Shell Garage on the TOODJAY TO GooMALLING Rd. We travelled in convoy to Dowerin where we stopped at their delightful Bakery for lunch. Jan and Roger caught up with and we all proceeded to the Station. Guy and Wendy where already there set and waiting for us to arrive. The rest of our group of 19 arrived in drips and...
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Adelaide Road in the Wet

Trip Leaders:  Mark & Julie Myles

  Mark and had watched the rain in the preceding week with mounting anticipation (anxiety).  Being the school holidays we were able to head down to Marg’s for a leisurely pre-trip week enabling us to complete a quick recky.  We discovered vast areas of water and continuing rainfall.   Most of the participants headed down to the (beautiful) Big Valley Campsite in Rosa Brook on the Friday night, gathering at 6pm at Colonial Brewery for the awesome $10 pizza night.  Pizzas and a sneaky pint...

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NULLARBOR MUSTER – RAWLINNA

Listed Club trip with  2 cars going:   Brinkleys and Janine

We left the remainder of the Youanmi Trip after Mt Elvire Homestead and moved on for a real cup of great coffee to the Achievable Outback Cafe at Menzies .

South to Kalgoorlie to a huge free campsite at Douglas Lake just 11km from Kal along the Great Eastern Highway to meet with others heading to Rawlinna...mainly in caravans.

Eastern Goldfields Club took us under their wing and led us out to their reserved area at the Muster on Rawlinna Station.  They attend every year and...

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D’Entrecasteaux D’Tour Trip Report

DATE:  March 6th to March 13th TRIP LEADER – Robert McPherson. CO-TOURERS– Bob & Bridget, Peter Cole, Bruce & Judith Brinkley  TRIP NOTES – Peter with Judith’s in Italics
Peter - Following the disappointment of having to postpone the Israelite Bay Explorer due to the closure of most of the National Parks areas east of the bay after the unseasonal storms in February, Bob and Bridget were determined to go  camping and came up with an alternative plan further west on the coast. With date changes, most of the original Israelite Bay trippers couldn't re-arrange  plans so...
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Trip 192 Adelaide Road in the Dry!

Trip Leaders Julie and Mark MYLES March 10, 2017 Most of the trip participants met on the Friday at Big Valley Campground. Always a welcoming place, everyone settled quickly into their respective campsites. We headed out to Colonial Brewery around 6pm for an evening of cheap pizzas and cold ales. After the heat of Perth over the preceding days the chill of the Margaret River region came as a crisp surprise. Arriving back at Big Valley most trip participants sought the refuge of...
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