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.

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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Sunday 19th February 2017 Trip Leader:   Bruce Brinkley Co Trip      :    Richard King

18 vehicles numbers dropped down to 16… and thank you for those two notifications… we weren't left sitting there wondering.

A large meeting spot to accommodate us all had been found pre-trip adjacent the Caltex at Nowergorup, (North Wanneroo).  We spread out along a quiet service road exiting onto Karoborup Rd to head North.

Paul Ryan arrived last… so was ‘volunteered’  to be Tail End Charlie.

Bruce gave an entertaining brief on what to expect..and...

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Trip 143 Conto Camp Ground

Trip 143 – Conto Campground Thursday 26th – Sunday 29TH January 2017 Trip Leader - Sue Morrison Co – Trip Leader – Judith Brinkley 12 Vehicles, 23 members As it was a weekend away people made their own way to Conto with some going a couple of days earlier to make the most of the time in the Margaret River region. The Conto Campgroup is situated within the Leeuwin Naturaliste National Park with various camping site options for tents up to large caravans can be accommodated. The camp ground is divided into ‘cul-de-sacs’ with each having its own...
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2016 Christmas Gathering

Another successful event held at Willowbrook Farm. Willowbrook managers, Bill and Lil did an awesome job of making sure the club was well looked after. The location was ideal for hosting a large group such as ours. Most of the attendees camped for 2 nights beginning on Friday. The Christmas BBQ dinner was held Saturday evening under the large verandah at the rear of Willowbrook farm homestead overlooking the vast lawn area. 46 adults and 9 kids attended. The afternoon began with a few games to keep the children occupied. Happy hour was...
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Proposed extended trip Israelite Bay Explorer

Event Name: Israelite Bay Explorer 25th Feb to 6th March 2017. Event Details: Lake Johnson, Norseman, Old Telegraph Line, Mt Ragged, Israelite Bay, Bilbunya Dunes, Toolina Rockhole, Eyre Hwy, Fraser Range. Need to be self-sufficient as we hope to free camp most of the time We can see who books for the trip and can always extend a day or two if necessary. These dates seem good as it gives us 10 days for the trip but only one week off work for those not lucky enough to be retired! Rating - 3-4 (we wont be...
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Trip 124 – WA4WD Association Gathering ALBANY

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The long weekend in June was set aside as an Association event with the purpose of not only getting as large a collection of affiliated clubs as possible but also to provide the Albany 4WD Club with a working example of how the Association functions. The attendance of over 160 people from a wide range of clubs was a clear indication of the enthusiasm generated by the Association Committee. The venue was the Albany Rifle Club down by the...

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