Up coming Trips/Activities

 

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Yarck bookings

Members are required to book separately for each day they would like to visit/stay at the TLCCV Yarck property.

Members may also book their partner and their children or temporary members

Click here to apply for temporary membership.

You must not arrive before 12 noon on the first day of your booking, and you must leave the property before 11am on your last day. For members booking more than one consecutive day, they will be required to leave before 11am on the day after the last day of their booking.

NO extensions are possible, unless you go online and book. If there is no availability for an extension, you must leave according to your online booking.

All COVID Safe Regulations that apply at the time of your booking dates, must be followed.

 Maximum 50 members per day

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Sara MattLilley InPixioSara & Matt Lilley 
(Trip Leaders)
 

The Little Desert in September!
(Extended Weekend Trip)

Fri 24 - Sun 26 September, 2021

Cancelled due to Covid restrictions

Friday afternoon will be a short run into the central part of the Desert and will include a night drive.

Saturday will be a full day travelling the McDonald Hwy and other tracks through the Little Desert.

There will be an additional fee of $10 per car for the rental of the undercover area for 2 nights where we can share drinks and tell tall tails into the wee hours :)  (Fee will be collected on the Friday) 

30 Vehicles (3 convoys of 10)

Sherry Salvesen & Simon Mustey along with Graeme & Veronica Innis are assisting Sara & Matt by running the 2nd & 3rd convoys

SherrySalvesen SimonMustey InPixio   Graeme VeronicaInnis InPixio

 

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RobLogie 2021Rob Logie 
(
Trip Leader)
 

Pyrenees chemin de la Liberté - Celebrate the end of lockdown
(Day Trip)

Sun 3 October, 2021

The trip will run on the first fine Sunday after Melbourne comes out of lockdown.

Fine weather is best as Old Bluff is red clay that gets tooo slippery if it has been wet. We will progress to Simon Mustey's favorite track, Old Bluff Track. We will allow some time there for anyone who is keen to try out the extreme sections of the track.

Then head down Frasers Track and across to Turpin track, via Waterfalls campsite so people can see the campsite. Then up Turpin and hopefully across to the top of the hill for the view, depending on track condition.

Then back across toward Glen Patrick via Emery track. We will stop at the end of North Glen Patrick Track so anyone who is interested can have a go at climbing North Glenpatrick Track. That was very hard last time I saw it.

The trip will then finish up at Glenpatrick camp ground.

8 Vehicles  

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Brian RietaMedancicBrian & Rieta Medancic 
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Activity Leaders)
 

Brissie Green Zone One Day Escape - Brisbane Ranges
(Day Activity)

Sat 9 October, 2021

Cancelled due to Covid restrictions

Easy leisurely drive not requiring 4WD.

We will be starting at The Big Apple Cafe on the Avenue of Honour in Bacchus Marsh and then work our way through the Brisbane Ranges.

There will be some sightseeing and a nature walk pending weather. One of the main attractions is the Steiglitz Historic Park featuring historic buildings of the old mining town.

The trip will finish up at Anakie. Great opportunity to meet and mingle (covid allowing.) BYO morning & afternoon tea and lunch.

No pets allowed.

8 Vehicles

 

 

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Viv BazGardner 2020 InPixioViv & Baz Gardner 
(Trip Leaders)
 

15 Mile Hut
(Midweek DayTrip)

Tue 19 Oct, 2021

Trip cancelled due to Covid travel restrictions

Trip - Medium

We will be leaving from the Yarck property and returning back to the Yarck property for the evening.

We will be travelling on forest roads and Tracks. Visiting points of interest along the way.

Preference will be given to those who are helping with the Cruiserkhana!

6 Vehicles

 

 

 

 

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Viv BazGardner 2020 InPixioViv & Baz Gardner 
(Trip Leaders)
 

Sheep Yard Flat via Tracks
(Midweek DayTrip)

Wed 20 Oct, 2021

Trip cancelled due to Covid travel restrictions

Trip - Medium

Travelling from Yarck Hilton.

Black top/ Trails to Sheep Yard flat then trails back to Yarck by forest tracks and black top.


Morning tea and Lunch.

6 Vehicles

 

 

 

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Viv BazGardner 2020 InPixioViv & Baz Gardner 
(Trip Leaders)
 

Strathbogie Ranges
(Midweek DayTrip)

Thu 21 Oct, 2021

Trip cancelled due to Covid travel restrictions

Trip - Medium

We will be leaving from the Yarck property and returning back to the Yarck property for the evening.

We will be travelling on forest roads and Tracks. Visiting points of interest along the way.

Preference will be given to those who are helping with the Cruiserkhana!  

6 Vehicles

 

 

 

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DavidMcAlister MichelleDodkins 3David McAlister & Michelle Dodkins 
(Trip Leaders)
 

Tour the Mighty Murray
(Melb Cup Weekend Trip)

Fri 29 Oct - Tue 2 Nov, 2021

Trip cancelled due to Covid travel restrictions

Trip - Easy

A relaxing and scenic four day tour along the Murray River through the world's largest River Red Gum forests.

We'll tour through the Murray River Reserve, Gunbower National Park, Gunbower State Forest, Koondrook State Forest, Perricoota State Forest, Murray Valley Regional and National Parks, and Barmah National Park. If you're keen on catching a fish bring a rod or two.

This trip is caravan friendly so feel free to bring yours however we recommend to bring off road capable vans only. We will be free camping along the river at various spots along the route. There will be opportunity to stock on supplies in town if needed along the way.

6 Vehicles

 

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Rob AlisonDuff InPixioRob Duff 
(Trip Leader)
 

Murray Sunset & Wyperfeld National Parks
(Melb Cup Weekend Trip)

Fri 29 Oct - Tue 2 Nov, 2021

Trip - Easy to Medium

Our Trip will start at banks of the Murray River on Friday night.

Saturday morning will see us head of to try & locate the junction of Vic,SA & NSW which will req a 1½ hr return walk . From here we will follow the start of the border track crossing the Stuart hwy to our 1st camp on Saturday night.

Sunday will see us head towards Rocket Lake & on towards Mt Crozier which requires a short climb to check out the views.

Monday we will head via the pink lakes into Wyperfeld National Park & finish at Snowdrift for a slide down the natural white dunes.

Tuesday will see us head down the sandy freeway track which is always fun finishing up at Wonga Campground where our trip will end.

This trip covers a fair bit of sand driving, but no major dunes so is great for those looking to experience their first sand driving experience or the more experienced with the fast-sandy tracks later the trip.

(This trip requires you to take Friday off to reach Mildura by Friday night & the following Monday as both are not public holidays)

6 Vehicles

 

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DavidMcAlister MichelleDodkins 3David McAlister & Michelle Dodkins 
(Trip Leaders)
 

Skene in the Springtime!
(Melb Cup Weekend Trip)

Fri 29 Oct - Tue 2 Nov, 2021

Trip - Medium

Come and explore the beautiful areas around Jamieson and Mount Skene over the Cup Weekend. This trip will cover three days from the Saturday to the Monday.

We'll base camp in a camping area near Jamieson and explore the areas like Mt Terrible, Mt Skene plus others and all the way to Woods Point.

We'll also have a dinner at the Jamieson brewery as well as lunch or a beer at the Woods Point Hotel (hopefully).

It'll be like the Mt Skene snow trip but in the springtime!

6 Vehicles

 

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ChrisAtkins AlisonHilton 4Chris Atkins & Alison Hilton 
(Trip Leaders)
 

Cup Weekend 2021 Yackandandah
(Melb Cup Weekend Trip)

Fri 29 Oct - Tue 2 Nov, 2021

Trip - Medium to Difficult

Arrive anytime after midday Friday 29 Oct.

Saturday will be a long day aiming to reach Mt Murray and returning to Allan's Flat for Happy Hour.

Sunday Mt Stanley and lunch at the Stanley Hotel, and afternoon Woolshed Falls and Mt Pilot.

Monday Mount Baranduda.

Tuesday pack up and head home.

8 Vehicles

 

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Viv BazGardner 2020 InPixioViv & Baz Gardner 
(Trip Leaders)
 

Springtime to Blue Rag - 8 Day Trip
(Midweek Trip)

Sat 6 - Sat 13 Nov, 2021

Trip - Medium to Difficult

We will be travelling across the Victorian High Country on tracks, visiting High Country Huts, Wonnangatta Station, Mayford, Blue Rag Ridge line Talboltville and Billy Goat track before heading home on the blacktop.

5 Vehicles - Must have a High Lift & be fitted with a snorkel

 

 

 

 

 

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Viv BazGardner 2020 InPixioViv & Baz Gardner 
(Trip Leaders)
 

Jims Lookout
(Day Trip)

Sun 14 Nov, 2021

Trip - Medium (Could be slippery if wet)

Traveling on forest roads, tracks to bush picnic spot with a view for lunch.

Returning to Yarck Hilton or after lunch you can depart from the trip and head home.

6 Vehicles

 

 

 

 

 

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MPB LogoLiz Mills 
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Activity Organiser)
 

MPB Grand Opening Celebration & 4WD Fit Outs
(Day Activity)

Sat 13 November, 2021

This is a family day of fun not to be missed.

10am - Members 4WD vehicles open for inspection

10am - Childrens games & competitions

 1pm - BBQ lunch provided BYO drinks

 3pm - Grand Opening

Bookings essential for catering by November 5.

Click here to book

 

 

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Brian RietaMedancicBrian & Rieta Medancic 
(
Trip Leaders)
 

King Valley - Easy like a Sunday Morning
(Extended Weekend Trip)

Fri 19 - Mon 22 November, 2021

On Friday we will take the chains off from the busy week and settle down in Gentle Annie’s caravan park followed by a pub dinner at the Mountain View Hotel in Whitfield.

Saturday will be a visit to Paradise Falls before making our way through the Alpine National Park visiting Pineapple Flat and King Hut.

Sunday we take a drive to Lake William Hovell and Tomahawk Gap followed by a relaxing lunch at Gracebrook winery.

Monday after pack up we will visit Powers Lookout then finish up at Milawa Cheese Factory to experience some local produce and morning tea before heading home.

We will be base camping as a group in the caravan park on an unpowered site so you will need to bring your own accommodation. The cost is approximately $25 per night. Once notified you have been accepted on this trip you will need to confirm your booking to keep your spot.

No pets allowed.

6 Vehicles

 

 

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YarckAdventureDay picClick on this picture to register
 

Yarck Adventure Day
(Day Activity)

Sat 20 November, 2021 

All Welcome

Bring the kids and learn about Yarck:

  • -Bush Safety - what to do if you're lost.
  • -Fire Safety - how to build a campfire.
  • -Complete the Yarck Nature Trail and the Emu Egg Walk.
  • -Catch a yabby in our dam or plant a tree.
  • -Learn to light a fire and cook your own lunch

Limit - 50 members - click on pic to register

 

 

 

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ColinHardie 2021Colin Hardie 
(Trip Leader)
 

Wombat Sate Forest - exploring
(Weekend Trip)

Sat 20 - Sun 21 Nov, 2021

Trip - Easy to Medium

We will visit a local market and focus on the history of the area. It will involve some 4WD. There is a wide range of sites we could visit. There are old water channels that lead to mine remains. There is an option for rough walk to visit the Tunnel from Amblers Lane. Depending on road conditions, weather and people's interest, we will vary the sites visited.

Sunday will explore the more difficult and iconic tracks. The aim will be to drive Amblers Lane, Trout Tk, Diggers Tk avoiding the enormous bog hole, down XL Tk, Ratcliffe Tk, Nuggets Tk, Holts Rd.

There are tracks that are not on the maps and the ones that are there vary in condition from month to month. A flexible approach to the route will be taken.

6 Vehicles

 

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DulcieWatts InPixioDulcie Watts 
(Activity Leader)
 

Jericho Working Bee
(Mid-Week Activity)

Tue 23 - Thu 25 Nov, 2021

Trip - Easy to Medium

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

Thursday will be a mystery tour of local 4wd tracks

20 Vehicles

 

 

 

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Brian RietaMedancicBrian & Rieta Medancic 
(
Trip Leaders)
 

Weekend at Granny's Flat
(Extended Weekend Trip)

Fri 10 - Mon 13 December, 2021

We will be base camping at Granny's Flat Campground.

Facilities include a drop toilet and a river. So you will need to bring enough food and water supplies for the weekend.

We will be exploring some of the local tracks and visitng the Champion mine site.

Sunday will be a bit more exploration and lunch at the local brewery.

6 Vehicles

 

 

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Brian RietaMedancicBrian & Rieta Medancic 
(
Trips Leaders)
 

King Valley - Easy like a Sunday Morning
(Extended Weekend Trip)

Fri 11 - Mon 14 February, 2022

On Friday we will take the chains off from the busy week and settle down in Gentle Annie’s caravan park followed by a pub dinner at the Mountain View Hotel in Whitfield.

Saturday will be a visit to Paradise Falls before making our way through the Alpine National Park visiting Pineapple Flat and King Hut.

Sunday we take a drive to Lake William Hovell and Tomahawk Gap followed by a relaxing lunch at Gracebrook winery.

Monday after pack up we will visit Powers Lookout then finish up at Milawa Cheese Factory to experience some local produce and morning tea before heading home.

We will be base camping as a group in the caravan park on an unpowered site so you will need to bring your own accommodation. The cost is approximately $25 per night. Once notified you have been accepted on this trip you will need to confirm your booking to keep your spot.

No pets allowed.

6 Vehicles

 

 

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Anita WarrenSprigg InPixioAnita & Warren Sprigg 
(
Trip Leaders)
 

Madigan Line Sand & Dust Tour 2022
(Extended Trip)

Tue 22 - Sun 27 March, 2022

Travel up to Oodnadatta at your own Leisure, there is much to see and do on the track and should be explored if you have never traversed it before.

Our trip departs Oodnadatta at 9 Am Sharp, I suggest every one arrives the day prior and attends to Fuel / Food requirements as required. We head North up to Mt Dare where we neck the Fuel tanks again for our journey across the Desert. From Mt Dare we head to Old Andado Station on the very Edge of the Simpson Desert.

From here it’s extremely isolated travelling as we venture across the desert following Cecil Madigan’s Camp sites. You will see Molly Clark's homestead, visit the Twins and experience the desert and its majestic scenery. The sun sets and rises are magnificent, I have permission to use the tracks on Adria Downs Station on this trip so from the Hay River Track we’ll see camp 17 onwards.

Click on the Trip Leader picture for more important details.

7 Vehicles (14 members)

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Anita WarrenSprigg InPixioAnita & Warren Sprigg 
(
Trip Leaders)
 

Rig Road Simpson Desert
(Extended Trip)

Tue 29 March - Sat 2 Apr, 2022

Travel up to Birdsville at your own Leisure, there is much to see along the way to add to your Desert Holiday Adventure.

There is free camping available on the Common or stay at the Caravan Park. You may wish to have a play on Big Red, see the sunset etc.

Departing from Birdsville Bakery @ 9 am sharp. We head west out over Big Red and Head along the QAA line to Poeppels Corner Post. From the post we turn South down the K1 Line before Turning West again on the Rig Road. We will see the Southern side of the park that is different to the popular French Line, it’s also a little less travelled and remote.

The rig road was originally clay topped so that the Oil Search Trucks could traverse the area but much of this has now deteriorated away. You will see the Lone Gum, Desert Sunsets and Rises, Swim in the warm Dalhousie Springs Water and experience the stunning night time skies.

From Dalhousie we head to Oodnadatta where this trip officially concludes. Travel down the Oodnadatta track at your own leisure, there is lots to see and explore.

7 Vehicles (14 members)

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Anita WarrenSprigg InPixioAnita & Warren Sprigg 
(
Trip Leaders)
 

Desert Adventures 2022
(Extended Trip)

Mon 4 - Sun 17 Apr, 2022

Travel up to Oodnadatta at your leisure, lots to see on the track.

Departing from Oodnadatta we will travel North to Chambers Pillar before arriving in Alice Springs for Supplies. From Alice we head out to Jervious Station before heading south down the Hay River track to Poeppels Corner in the Simpson Desert. We will continue down the K1 Line to the Birdsville track before heading to Mungerannie for fuel.

From here we will travel on the Walkers Crossing Track to Innamincka and out to the Coongie Lakes. From Coongie Lakes we will travel down the Old Strzelecki track to Cameron’s Corner and stop the night at Fort Grey.

From here its into Tibooburra for Fuel and south to Broken Hill where the trip will conclude.

7 Vehicles (14 members)

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Anita WarrenSprigg InPixioAnita & Warren Sprigg 
(
Trip Leaders)
 

Canning Stock Route - Expressions of Interest
(Extended Trip)

May - June 2022 (14 days)

"Go Slow is the Go" its my favorite saying! If you dont like corrugations then forget this trip as they are relentless.  It's rough but spectacular country. Patience is required as we may only be travelling at 20 to 40k's per hour, day after day after day.  If your a driver that wants to travel at speed over the corrugations then this may not be the trip for you either!

Spend 14 days (it may be a little longer!) meandering up the track, we will stop at each and every well and perhaps some pools along the way. Its a glorious part of Australia to visit.

We will spend a day or two at Durba Springs to explore and relax out of the vehicles.

The trip will start in Kalgoorlie and conclude in Halls Creek. In-between its 2000 k's of desert to be experienced and enjoyed.

If we haven't put you off by now, then add your name to the wait list.

6 Vehicles (12 members)

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EricBishop 2020 InPixioEric Bishop 
(
Trip Leader)
 

Kimberley Trip - Take 2
(Extended Trip)

Sun 15 May - Thu 30 June, 2022

ThisTrip will Start in Alice Springs, travel across the Tanami Track, to Wolfe Creek Crater, Halls Creek, Bungle Bungles, Fitzroy Crossing, Geikie Gorge, Broome, Cape Leveque, Derby, Gibb River Road, Bell Gorge, Silent Grove, Charnley River Station, Dillie Gorge, Gravillia Gorge, Donkey Pools, Mornigton Station, Mt Elizabeth Station, Walcott Inlet, Drysdale River Station, Mitchell Falls, Kalumburu, Pago Mission, El Questro, Wyndam, Hairy Dog's Fishing Camp, Kunanurra, Lake Argyle Resort, with this trip endingatt Kununurra.

The Trip will require many permits to Aboriginal reserves and National Parks.

Trip participants will be advised of the relevant Parks Passes and Costs as soon as the participants list is finalised.

12 Vehicles

 

 

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