Upcoming tours and training dates – Summer 2016 – 2017

Day Trips

Victorian 4WD Show. Sunday 19/2/17 – Wandin Park (Melway 119 G7), near Lilydale. Catch us at the ‘Gippsland High Country’ stand.

Power Industry Tour. Saturday 4/3/17 – Now this is not a 4WD trip, but an opportunity to indulge another of Ron’s passions: the Latrobe Valley Brown Coal Industry which he previously worked in for 25 years. Learn the real reasons why Hazelwood is closing!  Two-hour mini-coach tours including audio-visual presentations, at either 10:30am or 1:30pm, starting from the new MTE office in Morwell. Up to 20 passengers/trip. $25pp. If she’s well enough, a catch up with Andrea may be possible too.

 

Rintoul’s Rock Wall. Sunday 12/3/17 – Not for the faint-hearted… even the bulldozer turned back from this one! We will descend it carefully only if conditions are right. Starting from Rawson Base Camp. $140 (past customers $120).

Dowey’s Descent. Sunday 26/3/17 –  A potentially long, rutted slide to the valley below, but all carefully guided! Explore some of the timber milling relics of the Yarra Forest. Starting from Neerim South. Pricing $140/vehicle (past customers $120).

To book online, click HERE

 

Camping Trips

Wonnangatta Quietly Thursday to Sunday 26~29/1/17 – Romantic history and classic 4 wheel driving across the top of Victoria’s high country and into a valley surrounded by steep mountains. Romantic history and classic 4 wheel driving across the top of Victoria’s high country and into a valley surrounded by steep mountains. Shh …it’s the place Ron has always avoided, but we’ll try to keep away from the crowds. Led by Marcus and Jerome. $350 (past customers $330) now booked out, but contact us for waiting list.

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Rawson Base Camp. Saturday to Monday 11~13/3/17 (Labour Day weekend) – Tackle some of the most spectacular 4WD tracks Victoria. All close-by to Rawson in the Walhalla~Aberfeldy mountains and rivers. $360 past $340 Tackle some of the most spectacular 4WD tracks Victoria. All close-by to Rawson in the Walhalla~Aberfeldy mountains and rivers. Our traditional base camp at Mountain Rivers Tourist Park, with a community campground, or chalet luxury available for those who need it! Saturday: Aberfeldy plane crash site. Sunday: Rintoul’s Rock Wall or Walhalla’s Goldfields Railway. Monday half-day: Low Saddle river crossing. Base camp ideal for camper trailers and caravans!

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Mt Imlay Sortie. Friday to Monday 14~17/4/17 (Easter) – Some fascinating new 4WD areas in southern NSW, usually too remote from Melbourne and Sydney. Some fascinating new 4WD areas in southern NSW, usually too remote from Melbourne and Sydney. Led by Marcus. $380 past $360

Upper Murray Meander. Saturday to Monday 10~12/6/17 (Queens Birthday long weekend). Explore gold mining country around Eldorado and Flaggy Creek, plus 4WD track views of Lake Hume and the Murray River. We will also be chasing some warmer weather with Marcus. Suggested Friday night start from Melbourne to meet Saturday morning at Glenrowan. $330/vehicle tag-along (past customers $300).

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To book online, click HERE

 

Extended Trip

Chambers Pillar. Saturday to Saturday 23/9/17~7/10/17 (September school holidays). Along the abandoned Ghan Railway route to Alice Springs. Discover the story of John McDouall Stuart and check out the vintage M816 Wrecker. Led by Marcus. Expressions of interest invited. Optional extra two weeks around Alice Springs/Uluru tourist spots.

Driver Training

CERTIFICATE COURSES:

Saturday and Sunday

February: 4~5/2/17

April: 22~23/4/17

May: 6~7/5/17

Advanced skills training that requires no previous knowledge! This two day residential course includes entertaining classroom presentations and practical field exercises relevant to your 4WD vehicle. Learn from real stories and rescues that have happened to others, so you don’t repeat them! Pricing $295/participant (includes training booklet, certificate and motel deposit), partners $60. Saturday night motel room (double, with linen) $45.

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To book online, click HERE

Terrain Response Training

(For Land Rover Terrain Response – equipped vehicles only in conjunction with Green Oval Experience)

Saturday and Sunday  April: 29~30/4/17

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A 2 day training session that will ensure you master hill climbs, mud and fording in your terrain response  equipped Land Rover. Covers basic to advanced terrain response driving, recovery and emergency techniques.

The Terrain Response training courses are national courses specifically designed for late-model Land Rover products fitted with Terrain Response (TR). These courses are run regularly around Australia in affiliation with Green Oval Experience and the premier training organisations in each state.

 

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