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  20160214 - 12-14 Feb Roothy's Tagalong tour at Land Cruiser Park
Posted by: sirlezz - 15-01-2016, 07:56 PM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (8)

Hi Guys
We have a conflicting weekend here with some of the guys wanting to go and postpone the Gordon Country weekend

If you don't know Landcruiser Park is now closed to 4wding Angry and becoming a hire a site park for guest it is called "Crofting" Huh http://crofters.com.au/index.html  this has all the sad details

Roothy's tagalong tour might be the last chance we get to go, so have a think if you want to go one last time for the biggest bash ever - this will be the time not to miss Tongue

check it out here and post on the forum if you are going

might have to change my mind too and just go regardless Idea  
gonna work on it

Secretary 2015-16

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  Landcruiser Mountain Park. LCMP has been SOLD!
Posted by: White Bush Pig - 13-12-2015, 02:30 PM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (1)

Proposed weekend getaway to Landcruiser Mountain Park.
Diaper road, Jimna.
Fees: $45 per night per vehicle / $30 per vehicle (day trip / day rate)
Pets are allowed.
Payments can be made at the main office. EFTPOS is available.

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  Janowen Hills. March 5th & 6th.
Posted by: White Bush Pig - 13-12-2015, 01:41 PM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (6)

Proposed weekend getaway to Janowen Hills.
1953 Inverramsey road, Goomburra.
Camping fees: $12 per adult per night / $7 per child (5-15yrs) per night
4WD fees: $28 (1 to 8 days) if camping / $25 day rate.
Payments made at the shop 4km further up the road past the entrance to Janowen Hills. (Note: There is no EFTPOS).
Pets are allowed.

Post your interest for joining this event on this thread.

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  Gordon Country. Feb 20th & 21st.
Posted by: White Bush Pig - 13-12-2015, 01:13 PM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (3)

Proposed relaxing weekend getaway to Gordon Country.
2081 Inverramsey rd, Goomburra. (just down the road from Janowen Hills)
Normal tariffs: $15 per person per night.
4WD vehicles: $30 per stay.
Bookings and payments can be made online. Ensure to take your receipt with you.
Pets are allowed.

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  Boonah / Duck Creek road day trip
Posted by: White Bush Pig - 27-10-2015, 08:43 PM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (9)

Hi All!
This day trip on Sunday 8th November will be lead by Steve (Weatherman).
Meeting at Hungry Jacks at Beaudesert at 8am for breakfast and leaving at 8.30am sharp.
Heading out to Boonah and then back through Beaudesert out to Duck Creek road, stopping around half way up at a picnic area for lunch.
(Remember to bring some gold coins for the donation box at the start to Duck Creek road, as approx. 5km is privately owned and these funds help towards maintaining the track).
After lunch continuing up the track to the end at O'Reilly's before returning back down Duck Creek road and then onto Beaudesert again.
This trip should not difficult, though if there has been a bit rain then Duck Creek road can get a bit slippery. Should just be a great Sunday drive.

Things to bring:
Recovery gear (should be standard anyway).
Own lunch and drinks.
Gold coins for donation.

UHF Club channel 28.

Reply on this thread if you are able to make it.

Kris (Trip Coordinator)

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  20160513 to 16th May - Fraser Cleanup 2016
Posted by: troopiepete - 11-10-2015, 10:42 PM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (38)

The dates have been confirmed!

This years Fraser Cleanup is set for Friday the 13th until Monday the 16th of May 2016..

So now you know and have less excuses as to why not to book the time.
Remember this long weekend is your chance to help the Island while getting your camping and access for free - oh you should also get a discount on the Barge.

Actual details are thin at this stage and will be updated as it gets closer to the date.

Updated list of people interested in going..

  • TroopiePete
  • POP - Merv & Margaret
  • Johynn
  • Daggy        
  • White Bush Pig (Kris)
  • airvicelec
  • Weather man - Steve & Wendy
  • Voodoo - Stewart
  • Paid in RED

    Please pay the $5 payment per vehicle ASAP
    Bank details - BSB 124001   Account Number 10199696
    Please email us your payment details.

    Now not Going:
  • Sirlezz

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  Sunday 20 September Mt Mee Reconnaissance run
Posted by: sirlezz - 12-09-2015, 10:24 PM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (8)

Weather Man and Sirlezz are planning a day trip to Mt Mee to suss it out for a future weekender trip

I have been there 3 time before but have never clocked it all and want to suss out some southerly tracks into the D'Aguilar Ranges if possible
also looking at at steep climb at Narangba as an option Undecided

Looking for only a couple of cars at max to join us or if you can comment on any spots of interest or options that you know about Idea for us to check out as well Cool

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  Mt Mee
Posted by: Weatherman - 16-08-2015, 08:53 PM - Forum: * NON club trips - Replies (6)

Hi guys, looking at going this weekend coming 22/23rd heading to the mt mee area and exploring. Will make a discussion later in the week. Anyone interested or know the area or just want to go camping and 4wding put up a post here.

Steve & Wendy

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  Peter & Narelle's Cape Trip 2015
Posted by: troopiepete - 16-08-2015, 08:11 AM - Forum: * NON club trips - Replies (8)

Hi all

Not trying to rub it in "much" but decided to make a trip report on the forum for future reference..

Day 1
We left sunny Brisbane about 6am Saturday Morning the 15th of August and basically drove straight through to Mackay with only a few rest stops on the way..
A long drive and not our original first night spot but Narelle was not felling to well so we decided to hang the expense and book a Motel room for the night, we ended getting a room in the Mackay Motor Inn around 7:30pm, nice couple run it and even cooked a late dinner for us - free internet and all Wink 
Narelle is feeling a little better today, our plan is to visit my Unlock Australia friend Kim and his wife in Townsville before setting up camp at Balgal Beach for the night.

During our travel through Rockhampton we passed another Troopcarrier of Australia member, I expected to run across a few but not on the first day :-)

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  2016 Australia Day weekend 23 - 26 January
Posted by: sirlezz - 23-07-2015, 08:38 AM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (19)

Hi guys

2016 Oz weekend has Australia Day on the Tuesday, Cool
So if you can wangle the Monday off it will give us four days of adventure Big Grin

Paul B has offered up KinKuna Beach near Woodgate Idea

It is a national Park and has dune camping right near the open water

the area has play pens for 4wding and some exploring and fishing in Coonar Creek within the park and on the Elliot River nearby

Also nearby (30mins) at Promisedland Cordalba State Forest  that borders on the Burnett River has  plenty of good tracks and hills etc. which would be good for a days run outing Tongue

Bundaberg highlights

  • Bundy Rum tour and bottle shop if that is to your liking,  Cool
    Bert Hinkler museum,  
    Railway Museum,  
    Mystery Craters,  
    Mon Repos Turtle venue,  
    Sharon Gorge rainforest walking tracks and free camping

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  Fraser Clean up 2015 COMPLETED
Posted by: Weatherman - 30-06-2015, 05:54 PM - Forum: Past trips - No Replies

I can't find the original 2015 Fraser Clean up Thread to put Photo's up on from our trip this year so I'll put them up here.

Steve & Wendy

see original post here at this link Cool

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  2015 11-12 July Sundown National Park COMPLETED
Posted by: sirlezz - 14-05-2015, 09:04 AM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (29)

Hi guys
Planning a trip to Sundown National Park to do some track building repairing etc. to ensure we maintain our adopted park commitments Cool

All details of the following for the outing will be confirmed at 10th June Club meeting and posted here:

. Trip Leader
. Leaving times for Friday and Saturday
. Gear to be taken and used for track maintenance
. Proposed Itinerary for the weekend

Please indicate if you are going at next club meet or on this forum if you are not attending so we can plan the numbers Dodgy

we will also extend an invitation as we promised to Nth Coast 4wd for hosting the Imbil trip for us, (please note they have already have an outing booked on this weekend)
I have done this today via email to Murray Carr in time for their next meeting Tongue

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  2015 July 3 - Birdsville Big Red Bash 4wdQld COMPLETED
Posted by: sirlezz - 25-04-2015, 10:29 AM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (1)

Hi Thrillseekers breaking news of a new event at Birdsville this July IdeaBig Grin

Four Wheel Drive Queensland is supporting the Big Red Bash

We’ve been contacted by the team at Birdsville Big Red Bash to invite us to the 3 day July music festival.

The details and website are documented below and they are offering free camping at the event, and will help to accommodate larger groups such as clubs who wish to attend, to camp in the same areas etc…

As Birdsville is definitely on many people’s bucket lists, please pass these details around to your members and contact the team below for more information.

Reminder to mention the email below and you below to a 4WD QLD club. Idea

LETTER to 4wdQld from Greg Donovan the Managing Director of Big Run Events

As mentioned I organise the Birdsville Big Red Bash music festival at Big Red Red just outside Birdsville. All details of the concert are on the website see http://www.bigredbash.com.au

Held in the first week of July (school holidays) it’s an amazing outback event and this year is going to be fantastic with Jimmy Barnes as headline artist. There is free camping for 3 nights near the concert area at Big Red included.

You can see a promo video here

We have developed an offer that provides benefits to clubs and groups such as 4wd clubs, that want to come along to the Bash, in terms of discount off ticket price, plus a reserved and allocated campsite. I attach a flyer which is easy to distribute on line so you would be free to pass onto the individual clubs.

We have a couple of 4wd clubs from NSW running club trips to the Bash (in reality they are running a larger trip but incorporating the Bash into their itineraries), so are looking to let 4wd clubs know about it, and offer them these club benefits.

Obviously being based in Queensland (albeit a long way away in Birdsville!) we think that this offer may be of interest to some of the 4wd clubs in Queensland, thus Paul mentioned that it would be best to contact you in the first instance, rather than trying to make individual contact with every club.

We could set up a promo code such as 4wdqld for any club members to buy discounted tickets on line, or alternatively we are able to set up a code for each club which may be interested to allow them to purchase their discounted tickets.

Based on which clubs are coming and how many in their groups , we would then set aside preferred campsites at the concert so they can all camp together.

Also he was not sure if you publish a Queensland 4wd magazine or newsletter , but if so we would be interested in advertising in that too.

I hope that information and explanation is adequate, and would be interested in your feedback, and hopefully this is something that Four Wheel Drive Queensland can let affiliated clubs know about.

Kind regards
Greg Donovan
Managing Director
Big Run Events

299 Condamine St ,
Manly Vale NSW 2093
P +612 9949 8754 m 0438 038 005

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Posted by: airvicelec - 20-04-2015, 08:10 PM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (9)

HELLO  Club members

I am organizing a trip on Saturday 2 May to Sunday 3 May 2015 with one night camp over. Back of Killarney Township driving through private property into State Forest up in the hills.

We will meet at 8.00 am at Hungrey Jacks Beaudesert. Leaving 8.30 am sharp. Travelling through Rathdowney Township heading towards Maroon Dam, crossing the border at White Swamp.  Heading up to Carrs Lookout Bungalow.

STOP - Morning Tea 11.00 am and pick up a Traveller.

Then travelling down The Condamine River Road to Killarney, last stop to replenish food, petrol, drinks and snacks. Then heading up the Range through private property to top of the mountain at Camp Site.

After we set up Tents, we will go exploring in The State Florest.
Sunday morning to continue 4 W D in the area leaving 2.00 pm hearding home sweet home.

Please contact me, if your attending by Thursday 30 April 2015.
SO far look like 6 vehicle are comming and yes the weather is going to be bad ; IF TOO WET WILL ONLY MAKE A DAY OF IT ???????????
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Lightbulb 2015 Cooroboree 2nd - 5th of October
Posted by: troopiepete - 12-04-2015, 09:51 AM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (15)

[/b]The 2015 Cooroboree hosted by the Motley Crew now has a working website


Registrations are now open and you can fill the form in on the web site.

I have already Registered and would like to see others from the club join in.

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