Recent Trips/Activities
 
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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

 

 

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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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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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Gulf country - East Arnhem Land
(Extended Outback Trip)

Sat 17 July - Sat 14 August, 2021

Trip Leaders - Alan & Gail McMeekin

Trip - Outback touring - Medium

From Mt Isa travel to the southern and western Queensland/ NT gulf country, visiting Riversleigh fossil sites, Adels Grove, Lawn Hill NP, along the Savannah Way to Caranbirini Conservation Reserve, Lorella Springs, Seven Emus Station, Limmen NP, then on to Katherine.

From Katherine, we will travel via the East Arnhem Road to the Gove Peninsula, Nhulunbuy and surrounds and return to Katherine, where the trip concludes .

Permits will need to be purchased and camping site reservations completed online beforehand.

Children welcome. No animals as they restrict entry to national parks.

5 Vehicles

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Toyota LandCruiser 70th Anniversary in Australia

Sun 1 Aug, 2021 at 2pm

Activity Organisers - Michael Martin & John Mills

Join our interstate TLCC members and watch videos from other TLCC clubs, including VIC, NSW, WA, SA & QLD.

Included in this special presenation, are 2 live crosses:

  • Toyota Chief Engineer 'Sadayoski Koyari' in Japan

  • Toyota Motor Corporation Australia - Product Public Relations Manager 'Orlanda Rodriguez' who will be making a special announcment.

 

 

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2021 Kimberley Dust and Corrugations Tour - TAKE 2
(Extended Outback Trip)

Wed 19 May - Tue 15 Jun, 2021

Trip Leader - Michael Schuettke

Trip - Easy to Moderate with some difficult sections

Travel the furthest you can by car from Melbourne to experience some of the finest dust and corrugations the Kimberley region can offer. 

Starting out in Alice Springs this is a fast paced trip packing in as much as possible into 4 weeks.

Highlights include the Bungles, Kununurra (and surrounds), El Questro Station, Mitchell Falls, Mt Elizabeth Station (Munja Tk), Mornington Station (Dimond Gorge) and Windjana Gorge to name but a few. 

For some variety there will also be some rough off road sections such as the Karunjie Tk, Walsh Point Tk and Munja Tk.

6 Vehicles

 

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

Fri 21 - Mon 24 May, 2021

Trip Leaders - Brian & Rieta Medancic

Trip - Easy to Medium

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.

Easy start Saturday morning we head off to Lake William Hovel where we will stop for morning tea and start our 4wd journey. The track starts off on the upper King Valley Rd. From there we will be turning left onto the Sandy Flat Track. This track will cross the King River. We follow the Sandy Track until we come to the Long Spur Track. The Long Spur Track will lead us back to the upper King Valley Road through another river crossing and then back to the campsite.

Sunday will be another easy day with some sightseeing at Powers Lookout and Paradise Falls. This will be followed by a relaxing lunch at Gracebrook winery. Sunday afternoon will be relaxed by a campfire and good company.

Monday morning pack up camp and head past Millawa to experience some local produce before heading home.

This trip will require you to bring your accommodation. You can bring along your Camper trailer, caravan, tent etc.

No pets allowed

6 Vehicles

 

 

 

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Desert Delights - Murray Sunset NP, Lt Desert NP, & Border Track
(Midweek Trip)

Mon 26 Apr - Sat 1 May, 2021

Trip Leaders - Viv & Baz Gardner

Trip - Medium depending on weather conditions

Exploring the Murray Sunset NP, Little Desert NP and Ngarkat Con Park where a vehicle permit will be required.

Camper trailers will be expected to take the chicken tracks around the difficult areas as required.

5 Vehicles - 2 places available for off-road campers

 

 

 

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Walhalla Weekend Adventure
(Weeknd Trip)

Sat 17 - Sun 18 Apr, 2021

Trip Leaders - Chris & Greg Burr

Trip - Medium to Difficult, subject to weather conditions

Our Walhalla Adventure will be travelling around some awesome tracks and exploring the area and some of the views are spectacular. There will be river crossings and see the Thomson Dam wall from a different angle but you may need to look closely. We may even get to see a mine if we are lucky.

We will be camping Saturday night at O'tooles Camp ground and making our way back into Walhalla for some history finding about this Historic mining town.

Tracks to include Donnelly Creek Road, S Track, Morning Star Track, Army Track, Williamson Spur Track, Beardmore Track, One Speck Track.

6 Vehicles

 

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Madigan Line Sand & Dust Tour - North Simpson Dese

(Extended Outback Trip)

Sat 10 - Sat 24 Apr, 2021

Trip Leaders - Warren & Anita Sprigg

Trip - Medium with some difficult sections

A Fast Paced Adventure for those willing to travel at Highway Speed Limits on the Black Top, and appropriate safe speeds on the Outback dirt roads & tracks.

Visit places of interest daily, as we head North up through the Gammon Ranges and onto the Oodnadatta Track.  Travel to Dalhousie Springs, Mt Dare Hotel, and across via the Madigan Line/QAA Line.  We will visit Poepels Corner along the way as we head to Birdsville. From Birdsville we will visit Haddons Corner Post, on the way down to the Dig Tree on the Cooper Creek. We will Camp at Fort Grey before heading into Tibooburra. From Tibooburra its a fast run these days down to Broken Hill and Mildura.

You, your passengers, and your vehicle must be able to handle the dust and corrugations of the outback on an extended trip.  Early Starts and Sunset Finish's will be required.   Fees and Permits are required.

6 Vehicles

 

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Tom Groggin
(Easter Weeknd Trip)

Fri 2 - Mon 5 Apr, 2021

Trip Leaders - Rob & Alison Duff

Trip - Medium

Our trip will start at Nowa Nowa on Friday where we will head towards the Alpine National Park & Benambra where we air down and start our 4x4 adventure heading to our 1st night's Camp at Native Dog Flat.

Saturday we will head across Davies Plains plateau & camp at Tom Groggin on the VIC /NSW border.

Sunday will see us leave Tom Groggin and loop back to camp alongside Limestone Creek.

Monday will see us pack up & head for home.

7 Vehicles

 

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Enjoy sand driving the VIC / SA Border Track
(Easter Weeknd Trip)

Fri 2 - Mon 5 Apr, 2021

Trip Leaders - Heidi & Laurie Miles

Trip - Medium, depending on weather conditions

Travel through the sandy Wyperfeld Nat Park via Lake Albacutya, circling the Big desert via Ross Springs.

We will then travel through the 'Disputed Country' before crossing into SA & heading the Border Track.

We will experience some interesting sand dunes & bog holes, before finishing in Nhill.

Note:
No trailers, no dogs, no cats, no firearms permitted on this trip.
Permit:
A day permit is required by each vehicle to travel down the one way section of the Border track

8 Vehicles

 

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Easter at Dargo & Crooked River ending at Lake Glenmaggie
(Easter Weeknd Trip)

Fri 2 - Mon 5 Apr, 2021

Trip Leaders - Chris & Greg Burr

Trip - Easy to Medium, subject to weather conditions

Arrive in Dargo Friday for a leisure day and Meet and Greet everyone. Have a visit to the Iconic Dargo Hotel later in the day.

Saturday & Sunday we will start 9.00am sharp after short debrief and will visit some of the great surroundings that Dargo has to Offer.

We will also be spending time crossing the Crooked River as we meander down the tracks that cross this well known river. Some great vistas and a visit to one of the towers that offers 360 degree views of the Dargo area.

Monday will be a leisure day to just meander our way home down to Lake Glen Maggie for lunch.

6 Vehicles

 

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Jericho Working Bee
(Mid-Week Trip/Activity)

Mon 29 - Wed 31 Mar, 2021

Activity Leader - Dulcie Watts

Trip - 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. Arriving Monday, working Tuesday and Wednesday will be a mystery tour of local 4wd tracks.

15 Vehicles

 

 

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High Country Huts Trip
(Weeknd Trip)

Sat 27 - Sun 28 Mar, 2021

Trip Leaders - Chris & Greg Burr

Trip - Easy to Medium, subject to weather conditions

Come and join us as we tour the High Country & visit some of the historic High Country Huts.

We will make our way through the High Country and visit some of the great huts and camp Saturday night at the great Craigs Hut to witness a fabulous sunset and an even greater sunrise.

On Sunday afternoon we will be visiting some more fabulous huts.

Tracks will be Brocks Road, Monument Track, Speculation Road,Circuit Road, No 3 Track, Black Landing Track, King Basin Road, Carters Road, Mount Stirling Road. (If time allows).

6 Vehicles

 

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Dandos CampgroundGreg Fleet 
(Activity Leader)
 

Camping at Dandos in the Otways
(Geelong Branch Activity)

Fri 5 - Mon 8 Mar, 2021

Geelong Branch is heading down to Dandos Campground in the Otways again.

Hoping to conduct Camp Host, come and join us for any part of the Long Weekend.
Bring a tent, swag, caravan or camper trailer, plenty of room for everyone.

It's a great weekend that is not focused on driving, in fact, just for a change, we'll be camping in the one spot all weekend, enjoying some camaraderie around the campfire.

Bring your camp oven for some camp cooking sessions on Saturday.
Greg will be running some damper cooking sessions.

Bring a roast to cook for dinner. (if you don't have a camp oven, just ask we have plenty amongst us to share)
Dandos offers Fire Pits, Picnic Tables, Drop Toilets, Running Creek at the back of the campground to cool off, Happy Hours around the campfire.

50 members

 

 

 

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Tingaringy Trailer Trip
(Labour Day Weeknd Trip)

Sat 6 - Mon 8 Mar, 2021

Trip Leaders - Heidi & Laurie Miles

On Saturday, we will head north from Orbost we 4WD thru the Errinundra Plateau with our trailers in tow, then base camp on the Deddick River.

On Sunday, we will 4WD up to Mt Tingaringy, right on the VIC/NSW border. We will loop back down the Laurie Track & the Tingaringy Creek to camp.

On Monday, after reconnecting our trailers, we head down to McKillops Bridge, crossing the mightly Snowy River, as well as visiting the Little River Gorge before heading home.

No dogs, no cats, no firearms.

4WD Camper Trailers most welcome. 

6 Vehicles

 

 

 

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Wonnangatta Valley extended trip
(Extended Weeknd Trip)

Thu 11 - Mon 15 Mar, 2021

Trip Leaders - Chris Atkins & Alison Hilton

Meeting in Myrtleford approx mid morning exact time TBC.

The Wonnangatta Valley will be approached via the East Buffalo road.

Day trips will include Billy Goat Bluff, Zeka Spur and a visit to the Dargo Hotel for lunch.

Activities will be weather dependent.

Base camping Wonnangatta Valley, trailers permitted

6 Vehicles

 

 

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High Country Adventure
(Weeknd Trip)

Sat 20 - Sun 21 Feb, 2021

Trip Leaders - Chris & Greg Burr

Trip - Easy to Medium, subject to weather conditions

On Saturday morning we will be heading  off to visit some of the High Country Huts, some fabulous vistas, great rivers and maybe even a waterfall.

We will be camping Saturday night at either one of the Huts or maybe by a river depending on timing and availability of the Hut grounds.

6 Vehicles

 

 

 

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Under the Southern Cross - Wabonga Plateau
(Extended Weeknd Trip)

Sat 23 - Tue 26 Jan, 2021

Trip Leaders - Viv & Baz Gardner

Trip - Easy to Medium

We will be travelling thru the King Valley / Wabonga Plateau area on forest roads, Tracks and the Blacktop, Sightseeing along the way .

We will be breaking camp and moving after the first night then base camping for 2 nights.

No Trailers, No Camper vans, No dogs or cats permitted on this trip

10 Vehicles

 

 

 

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East Gippsland Explorer
(Extended Weeknd Trip)

Sat 23 - Tue 26 Jan, 2021

Trip Leader - Michael Schuettke

Trip - 30% difficult

Join me for a 4 day trip journeying through some of the most scenic areas of East Gippsland.

Day 1: The trip starts in Orbost with a journey along the Deddick Trail to the Deddick Valley.

Day 2: We base camp and drive to the summit of Mt Tingaringy for some panoramic views.

Day 3 & 4: We will visit McKillops Bridge before heading on to the Nunniong Plain and then down to Swifts Creek along some of the more interesting tracks in the area.

No Campers, Caravans or trailers, No dogs or cats or firearms permitted on this trip

8 Vehicles

 

 

 

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Wanna Go to Wonnangatta?
(Weeknd Trip)

Sat 16 - Sun 17 Jan, 2021

Trip Leaders - Warren & Anita Sprigg

Trip - Medium - Hard

Day 1: Depart Licola CP/Store, drive Tamboritha road to Dingo Hill Track and then the Caledonia River Track, climb up to Howitt's Road, then drive Zeka Spur track to Wonnangatta.

Day 2: Depart Wonnangatta via Humffray River/Wombat/Cynthia Range Track to Eaglevale. Then Wonnangatta road to Dargo.

No Trailers, No Vans, No Camper vans, No pets permitted on this trip

6 Vehicles