Current TLCCV Club Trips & Activities



Up coming Trips/Activities

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AlisonWilliams 2Alison Williams 
(Trip Leader)
 

Glowing Otways
(Day Trip)

Sat 31 Aug, 2019

Trip - Easy, Medium if wet

Join us for a drive into the Otways.

We'll drive some tracks in the Otways and arrive at our destination in the late afternoon and go for a short walk to the glowworm area.  At dusk we should see wallabies, sugar gliders and maybe a tawny frogmouth.

After dinner, we'll walk back to the bridge to view the glowworms. Expect to be back in Geelong around 9.30pm. Dress warmly for wet weather.

8 Vehicles

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DulcieWattsDulcie Watts 
(Activity/Trip Leader)
 

Jericho Working Bee
(Weekend Activity/Trip)

14 - 15 Sep, 2019

Trip Rating - Easy to Moderate depending on weather

Working Bee cleaning up the Historical sites in and around Jericho cemetery and township and along the Walhalla/Woods Point road.

Sunday will be a mystery tour of local 4wd tracks.

All the usual gardening equipment required to maintain the historical sites.

Detailed email to follow those who wish to attend closer to the weekend.

 

The more the merrier

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ForgeVillellaForge Villella 
(Trip Leader)
 

Border Track SA / VIc
(Extended Weekend Trip)

Fri 27 - Mon 30 Sep, 2019

Trip - Medium (more difficult when wet)

We will travel north through Victorian and South Australian National and Conservation parks over 4 days.
People will have the option to travel up on the Thursday to stay at Goroke Caravan Park.
We will start our trip at Goroke Caravan Park at 9am to travel to Francis to the start of the border Track on the Friday.
From there we will head north through the Wyperfield NP, Ngarkat CP, Murray-Sunset NP and arrive at McCabes Corner on the Sunday spending the night along the Murray river.
Heading home on the Monday.

6 Vehicles

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AlisonWilliams 2Alison Williams 
(Trip Leader)
 

Native Orchids of the Brisbane Ranges
(Day Trip)

Sat 5 Oct, 2019

Trip - Easy

Explore the tracks in the Brisbane Ranges National Park and Stieglitz Historic Park.

Learn about our Native Orchids and view many of the 400 species of native plants found in this area.

Lunch will be a BBQ or picnic at one of the picnic areas.

8 Vehicles

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ChrisTreble
Chris Treble 
(Trip Leader)
 

November @ Robe SA
(Melb Cup Weekend Trip)

1 - 4 Nov, 2019

Trip Rating - Medium to Difficult (depending on conditions)

Arriving on the Friday in preparation for 4WDing along the beach, including Sand Dune driving at the Buggy Club on the 2 days of the Trip (Saturday & Sunday).

Saturday night we plan to go out for dinner to the local Chinese Restaurant or the Pub 

Sunday night, a simple BBQ dinner and catchup around the campfire at the caravan park.

Monday is a free day to explore around the beautiful sights of Robe.

9 Vehicles

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Garry Cooper 2
Garry Cooper 
(Trip Leader)
 

Portland Sand Dunes - Melbourne Cup Weekend
(Melb Cup Weekend Trip)

1 - 5 Nov, 2019

Trip Rating - Medium to Hard

Drive the only legal sand dunes in Victoria to test your skills. Sand driving Saturday and Sunday.

3 metre high sand flags compulsory.

Day drive Monday.

To allow time to process paperwork entry forms for the trip need to be in the hands of the Trip Leader by end of September.

Cost of trip is $50.00 per vehicle (payable online) plus $12.00 for purchase of firewood (payable by cash on the weekend).

10 Vehicles

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ChrisAtkins AlisonHilton2bChris Atkins & Alison Hilton 
(Trip Leaders)
 

Yackandandah Gourmet 4WD Long Weekend
(Melb Cup Weekend Trip)

1 - 5 Nov, 2019

Trip Rating - Medium to Difficult

Base camping on a Private farm at Allan’s Flat with magnificent 360° views farm has wine grapes, pistachios, orchard, chickens and cows. Porta loos onsite.
Optional access to accommodation three rooms available (extra cost). 3 days 4WDing.
Mt Murray. Eskdale Spur the longest single decent in Victoria.
Local little know tracks in Yackandandah back country.
Gourmet 3 course Dinner on Saturday night.
Indigo and Gapsted wine tastings and sales.

approx $150 per person

8 Vehicles

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ChrisAtkins AlisonHilton2bChris Atkins & Alison Hilton 
(Trip Leaders)
 

The Pinnacles, Dargo & Haunted Stream
(Weekend Trip)

6 - 8 Dec, 2019

Trip Rating - Medium to Difficult

Meeting in Stratford on Friday night or Saturday morning, our trip will be travelling to The Pinnacles , then onto Dargo for the evening.

Dinner at the Dargo Hotel on the Saturday evening.

The following day we will travel east along Haunted Steam which has 54 fords to traverse ending in Bruthen.

8 Vehicles

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ForgeVillellaForge Villella 
(Trip Leader)
 

Simpson Desert (Madigan Line)
(Outback Trip)

Sat 27 June - Sun 12 Jul, 2020

Trip - Medium to Difficult (outback travel)

Our trip will start in Melbourne & head to Birsdsville, visiting the sites along the way.

Our first adventure will be to 4WD over the famous Big Red. From here, we will head out to follow the Madigan line across the Northern Simpson, via Hays Track.

We will be remote for most of the journey, traversing the 1000 odd dunes along the way. The plan is to cross the desert in 7 days and ending the trip at Mt Dare.

Further details to be provided at the pre-trip briefing along with an pre-trip check list to help people prepare.The desert passes will need to be purchased for both the Simpson Desert, Sturt NP and Coongie Lakes NP.

Before applying through the website, please contact the Trip Leader to discuss.

4 Vehicles

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