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Events Calendar

This page is normally updated towards the end of the month, except in November and December, and all events are generally open to the public.

The details of our upcoming events are also contained in our Club Newsletter, which you can download using the links at the bottom of the page. The newsletters are published every month except January, and also contain reviews of events from the previous month and general Club news.

Videos taken on our walks

Listed below are videos that have been taken on some of our walks. We hope you enjoy them:

January 31st - K Rd Cache & Werribee Park:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQtRbSP7NzI

March 14th - The Granites & Falcons Nest:     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TN2RgCpaL-k

April 20th - Daylesford:                                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yt0lFvV2_kA 

COVID-19 Safety Plan

For the latest Covid regulations please visit

https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/

Register To Attend An Event

red exclamation markPlease note that registration for an event closes at noon of the day before the event (unless otherwise stated).

WBOC Member

If you are a member of the Werribee Bushwalking & Outdoor Club you should register directly with the Leader.

Dependent minors (under 16 years of age) under the supervision of a financial member may participate in any event (subject to the approval of the event leader) at no cost provided a Guest Walker Form is completed for each event.

Guests

If you want to participate in an event as a guest you must This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Your details will be forwarded to the Leader who will then contact you to assess your level of experience and determine if the event is appropriate for you. If you are approved to participate, download the Guest Walker Form and sign the acknowledgement of risk, then present the completed form plus the $5 participation fee to the Leader at the meeting point.

Please bring correct money (cash only) when attending an event.

You may participate in up to three events as a guest before deciding to join the Werribee Bushwalking & Outdoor Club.

Member of Another BWV Affiliated Club

If you are a member of another Bushwalking Victoria affiliated club you are welcome to participate in our events but you must This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and register as a guest and also advise the name of your regular club. Your details will be forwarded to the Leader who will then contact you and generally approve your participation. In this case the $5 participation fee will be waived.

Things You Need To Know

  1. The majority of our events involve car pooling and it is expected that each passenger will contribute to the cost of fuel by making a small donation to their driver, normally $5 or $10 depending on the distance. Our events often conclude with a visit to a local café for refreshments before returning to Werribee.
  2. The rating of a walk is based on the most challenging aspect of the track as determined by our Walk Rating Scheme. Apart from distance, the rating may be influenced by the conditions in one section and therefore not indicative of the entire walk. The walk preview should provide sufficient details for you to determine if the walk is within your capability.
  3. Typically on an event you will need a backpack, good walking shoes or boots, 2-3 litres of water, lunch, snacks, and your own small first aid kit including any personal medications you may need. Depending on the time of year you might also need sunscreen and a hat or cap. We also recommend a lightweight rain coat or poncho that can be stored in your backpack.

Our Upcoming Events


Sunday 14 August 2022

40th Anniversary BBQ/Picnic:

This event is open to all past, present and future members.

Where: Serendip Bird Sanctuary 100 Windermere Rd, Lara

Time: 10am onwards

This event is BYO food, drink, chairs, plates, cups and utensils, a thermos if you have one

Guests please reply to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Sunday 21 August 2022

Grade 3 rating iconWerribee Gorge Walk

Distance: 8 kms circuit.

Meet: 8.00 am for 8.15 am departure from the carpark opposite Hungry Jacks Werribee.

Leader(s): Nigel.

The walk will start from Quarry picnic ground in Werribee Gorge State Park which is a 50 minute drive from Werribee. There are toilets at the walk starting point.

There are a number of steep hill climbs on this walk with loose stones under foot on a dirt trail with 2 short sections of steps. You will need a rain coat, hiking boots or suitable walking shoes, 2 litres of drinking water, lunch, snacks, a hat and walking poles if you have them.

Starting from the Quarry picnic ground we will follow the Gorge circuit track in an anticlockwise direction for about 1 km then take the Centenary track to Junction Pools.

We'll have a short break here then go back along the Centenary track and a short distance along the Gorge circuit track down to Meikles picnic ground. This will be our lunch stop.

The last part of the walk is on the circuit track that takes us back to Quarry picnic ground where the walk will finish.

Werribee River Gorge
Werribee River Gorge, credit: Nigel 2022.


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Download this file (WBOC Guest Walker Form.doc)Guest Walker Form[2021]104 Kb