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.
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...
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...
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...
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 ItalicsPeter - 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...
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...