Events

For further details on how to attend our events as a visitor, and becoming a member, please contact our secretary at: secretary@essendonbwc.org.au.

16
Nov
2022

Stony Point to Frankston. Stage 3 - Baxter to Frankston.

Wed Nov 16th 2022 9:00:00 -2:30:00

Meet by 9.00 am. at Flinders  St. Station, at the rear of the Info. Centre.. We travel to Frankston to catch the Stony Point train at 10.37 am. and due to arrive at Baxter (toilets) at 10.46 am.

Leaving Baxter, the walk heads north for about 2.5 km., when we arrive at the entrance to the Langwarrin Flora and Fauna Reserve, where we will wander around this former Military Reserve and WW1 German POW detention centre. A hospital was also set up for returning soldiers from France and Egypt.

Leaving the Reserve, we follow the railway line along the Bay Trail back to Frankston Station, where the trains leave every 10 minutes for Flinders St. Station.

Covid restrictions must be adhered to where applicable, and all walkers must be fully vaccinated.

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18
Nov
2022

Mt Disappointment end of year / Xmas weekend

Fri Nov 18th 2022 6:00:00 - Sun Nov 20th 2022 4:00:00

Mt Disappointment End of Year / Xmas Weekend never disappoints!

Possible to stay from Friday night until Sunday, including main walk on Saturday (meet 9:00 at conference centre) led by Howard in the forests and hills of Mt Disappointment, or come just for Christmas lunch on the Sunday (12:00, which follows a short local walk c.09:00).

If staying for the weekend, dinner on Saturday night, lunch on Sunday, breakfast on Saturday & Sunday, Saturday afternoon tea, plus dormitory accommodation (byo sheets etc) included, for approx $100. Supply own dinner on Friday night and Saturday lunch / morning tea.  If only coming for Sunday lunch, price approx $25. Limited wine with lunch is the only alcohol permitted.  

If time does not allow an overnight stay, it is possible to just come for the Saturday walk, for no charge.

After registering on this site, also please contact Ron Bell (0429 384 057) to confirm booking, organise payment and accommodation.

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14
Dec
2022

Monthly Club Meeting (7:30pm) (5)

Wed Dec 14th 2022 7:15:00 -9:00:00

Club meeting at St John's (any change in venue will be notified by email)

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11
Jan
2023

Monthly Club Meeting (7:30pm) (10)

Wed Jan 11th 2023 7:15:00 -9:00:00

Club meeting at St John's (any change in venue will be notified by email)

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17
Nov
2023

Mt Disappointment end of year / Xmas weekend

Fri Nov 17th 2023 6:00:00 - Sun Nov 19th 2023 4:00:00

Mt Disappointment End of Year / Xmas Weekend never disappoints!

Possible to stay from Friday night until Sunday, including main walk on Saturday (meet 9:00 at conference centre) led by Howard in the forests and hills of Mt Disappointment, or come just for Christmas lunch on the Sunday (12:00, which follows a short local walk c.09:00).

If staying for the weekend, dinner on Saturday night, lunch on Sunday, breakfast on Saturday & Sunday, Saturday afternoon tea, plus dormitory accommodation (byo sheets etc) included, for approx $100. Supply own dinner on Friday night and Saturday lunch / morning tea.  If only coming for Sunday lunch, price approx $25. Limited wine with lunch is the only alcohol permitted.  

If time does not allow an overnight stay, it is possible to just come for the Saturday walk, for no charge.

After registering on this site, also please contact Ron Bell (0429 384 057) to confirm booking, organise payment and accommodation.

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About Essendon Bushwalking Club

The Club was formed in 1975, and is a major club servicing the Northern and Western suburbs.

The main theme of the club is to enjoy the great outdoors and through participation learn new skills and have FUN!