Trips & Events

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This list includes all our upcoming trips & events, be it a weekend away, a social event, a training session or a longer trek. Some events have additional information via a link.

You can see a list of our previous trips here….
You can also read some reports of our trips here….

  • Oratunga Cactus Cull – 31 August – 6 September 2020
  • Witchelina Nature Reserve – 19-27 September 2020
  • Black Cockatoo, via Naracoorte – 3-5 October 2020
  • Adelaide Hills Social Gathering – Lunch at Verdun – 17 October 2020
  • Adelaide 4WD Adventure Show/Boat and Fishing Show – 23-25 October 2020
  • Club Social Night – 13 January 2021

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Witchelina Nature Reserve – 19-27 September 2020

Trip LeaderBarry & Jenny Anderson
OverviewWitchelina Nature Reserve is situated 50km north west of Lyndhurst. At 4200sq km in area, Witchelina boasts mountains, rangelands and desert landscapes that have spectacular geology and a rich biodiversity. The Nature Foundation SA is restoring and revitalising this former sheep property. We intend to travel along their three main tour routes, and camp in the campground below the shearers quarters and homestead.
Meet8am for 8:15 departure. Meet on roadside, 100m north of Caltex in Bolivar.
DistanceApprox 1500km. Fuel available on route. No fuel available in Witchelina. Terrain: basic
AccommodationSuitable for swags/tents, camper trailers and off road campers.
CostCamping and track fees are to be pre-paid. Camp costs start from $5 per person/night. Track costs $70. No permits required
RestrictionsNo pets
NotesOne night bush camping – going to Witchelina and two nights bush camp with very rough access on return. BYO all food and fuel for tracks.
More Witchelina info at www.naturefoundation.org.au

Black Cockatoo, via Naracoorte – 3-5 October 2020

OverviewSocial trip for the October long weekend
Saturday night theme – to be advised
Trip LeaderKerry & Maria
MeetThis is a 3 day trip but you can arrive and depart as suits, or travel via convoy to the camp – details to be advised
DistanceApprox 700km, return.
AccommodationSuitable for swags/tents, camper trailers and caravans
CostCamping fees $25/night, payable on arrival. Additional cost $10 per vehicle to cover prizes.
RestrictionsDogs on leads are welcome
RequirementsBYO all food & supplies.
Notes

Adelaide Hills Social Gathering – Lunch at Verdun – 17 October 2020

OverviewSocial gathering & drive, ending with lunch at Stanley Bridge Tavern, Verdun at 1pm
Trip LeaderGavin and Caroline S
MeetMelba’s Chocolate Factory, Woodside at 10:30am. Departing for drive at 11:30am
DistanceApprox 30km plus return home
CostYour meal and drinks at lunch stop and any goodies you buy at Melba’s

Adelaide 4WD Adventure Show/Boat & Fishing Show

OverviewPlease consider volunteering over this weekend to help our main stand at the show. The trip folder will be available at the August meeting. Please jot your name down if you can help.
Trip LeaderPeter P

Christmas Social Weekend, Caurnamont (near Mannum) – 27-29 November 2020

Trip LeaderMichele C and Maria D
DistanceApprox 100km from Adelaide
MeetingLakeside Camping Ground, 248 Craignook Road, Caurnamont
AccommodationEasy access for caravans, camper trailers and tents
CostCamping fees $20/car/night, payable on arrival.
NotesDogs on leads welcome. BYO all food and supplies. Toilets and showers are on site. No power.
Kayaks and fishing welcome. No watercraft with motors

Club Social Night – 13 January 2021

Overview: Details to be confirmed closer to the date.

Victorian High Country – 14-27 March 2021

OverviewThis will be a base camp trip with daily excursions to the iconic tracks in the area. We plan to camp in Dargo, Knockwood (near Jamison) and Sheepyard Flat
Trip LeaderTrevor and Barbara B
TerrainVery steep descents and ascents, tracks and dirt roads, river crossings
Skill LevelIntermediate or higher
MeetingBright, Victoria – to be confirmed closer to the event
AccommodationSuitable for swags/tents, camper trailers and genuine off-road caravans
CostMost campsites free
NotesNo pets or firearms. Fire restrictions will be in place

Maximum of 6 vehicles – vehicles must have low range and high clearance.
If Victoria places restrictions on the number of people in a group, it will have to be last on, first off.