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Club Trip - Sun 1st to Sat 14th May 2016

Victorian High Country

Return to Taugurung Country

Sun 1st to Sat 14th May 2016 | Grade C

2 week trip touring the northern region of the Victorian High Country seeing some of the high country Huts, look outs, towns and the panoramic views from some the challenging tracks throughout the region. Camping will range from a single night to a couple of nights at each destination. Although the trip is prior to the snow season, there is a good possibility of snow falling during the trip. There will be the possibility for persons to camp within some of the huts.

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Club Trip - Tues 3rd to Sat 14th May 2016

Maralinga via
Len Beadell Track

Tues 3rd to Sat 14th May 2016 | Grade C

A return trip back to Maralinga in May, to drive the track created by Len Beadell from Emu to Maralinga. We will visit all the atomic bomb test sites along the Anne Beadell Hwy (Dingo Claypan, Totem 1 & 2) as well as Emu village, before heading south to Maralinga.

At Maralinga we will camp for 2 nights and we will do a full day tour of the bomb sites at Maralinga. You will also see the longest runway in the southern hemisphere, which is suitable for the Space Shuttle to land on. After the tour we plan to head to Robe for some sand dune/beach driving. If you have limited time, you can head home after the tour at Maralinga.

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Club Social Event - Sat 11th to Mon 13th June 2016

Club Trip - Sat 2nd to Sat 16th July 2016

Big Red Bash

Sat 2nd to Sat 16th July 2016 | Grade C

The Big Red Bash is a three-day Aussie Music Festival set against the backdrop of the Nappanerica (‘Big Red’) Dune in the Simpson Desert. This year, the headline acts are Jimmy Barnes, Paul Kelly, Glen Shorrock and Brian Cadd.

Following the music festival, we’ll take a leisurely drive down the Birdsville Track and spend a few days exploring the Flinders Ranges, including Arkaroola, Willow Springs and Wilpena Pound before heading back to Sydney via Broken Hill.

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Club Trip - Sun 3rd to Sun 24th July 2016

Simpson Desert
& Red Centre

Sun 3rd to Sun 24th July 2016 | Grade C

Looking for expression of interests for a Red Center trip through Cameron Corner – Simpson Desert – Mt Dare – Alice Springs – West Macdonnell Ranges – Kings Canyon – Uluru – Coober Pedy – Lake Eyre (possibly). Will include plenty of opportunities for walking and exploring. Please register your interest by Friday 11th March 2016 as campsites need to be booked in advance.

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Club Trip - Mon 1st to Sun 28th August 2016

Cape York Peninsula

Mon 1st to Sun 28th August 2016 | Grade C/B

Travel to the iconic Cape York Peninsula. Starting in Cairns we head towards Cooktown, pass the Lions Den Pub then through to Laura National Park. Some side trips include Cape Melville and Chilly Beach. We’ll head to the tip via the Old Telegraph Track and also visit Thursday Island. The return trip will be via Weipa.

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Club Trip - Sun 14th to Sat 27th August 2016

Flinders Ranges & Strzelecki Track

Sun 14th to Sat 27th August 2016 | Grade C

Two week trip travelling through the spectacular northern Flinders Ranges and Gammon Ranges areas and then along the Strzelecki Track. Explore the historical mining and desert areas, experience stunning mountain vistas with great camping and top driving among these amazing geologic wonders.

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Club Trip - June/July 2018

Kimberley Region Western Australia

June/July 2018 | Grade C

We are seeking expressions of interest from members who would be interested in doing a six (6) week trip to the Kimberley region in 2018. This trip is in very early stages of planning. Trip duration will be approx. 6 weeks and will start and finish at Alice Springs, an alternate start point is Kununurra.

General itinerary is: Alice Springs to Halls Ck via Tanami track, travel to Kununurra along the Gt Northern Highway (Black Top) stopping at Bungle Bungles. from Kununurra travel to Broome via the Gibb River Rd stopping at El Questro, Home Valley, Mitchell Plateau, Kalumburu, Walcott Inlet, Tunnel Ck, Windjana Gorge, Derby, Broome, Cape Leveque, Fitzroy Crossing and then returning to Alice along the Tanami.

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