This walk will explore the scenic breakaway country around Karara and Mt Gibson, then move to Hutt River and Kalbarri. (Itinerary subject to modification)
Day 1 Saturday 22nd September 2018Bus departing from Upper Swan leaving early 7.30am (info to be provided prior to day). Please bring your own lunch, water & snacks for the day. Travel to Karara Rangeland Park between Paynes Find and Perenjori. The trip will take us through wildflower country, but will be a long drive. Day 2 Sunday 23rd SeptemberKarara Rangeland Park. Meet the Ranger, possibility of assisting remove fence and wires, walking 4WD tracks and meeting local Aboriginal community members.
Day 3 Monday 24th SeptemberWalk in Karara, exploring the breakaway country and local flora and fauna.
Day 4 Tuesday 25th SeptemberVisit Mt Gibson where measures have been undertaken to remove feral animals and re-introduce captive bred fauna in partnership with Perth Zoo.
Day 5 Wednesday 26th SeptemberPack up camp and travel to Hutt River. Set up camp in shady woodland at the base of an escarpment near creek.
Day 6 Thursday 27th SeptemberMeet Jane - property owner, learn about and walk trails near campsite. Day 7 Friday 28th SeptemberTrip to Kalbarri to walk the gorges, possible swimming and beach walking.
Day 8 Saturday 29th SeptemberTravel to Lucky Bay for beach walk and swim. Day 9 Sunday 30th SeptemberWalk around the escarpment Day 10 Monday 1st October 2018Pack up Camp, and Travel Home
Contacts and Further InformationCoordination – Patsy Molloy 0432 884 422 email email@example.com or Lumari McGuinness 0424 733 933 email firstname.lastname@example.orgRegistrations: Lorraine Sweetman Email : email@example.com Food Coordination: Lumari McGuinness
Truck and Equipment; tbc How to get to the Campsite - Great Northern Highway towards Paynes Find. GWN signs will indicate where we are camped in Karara Rangeland Park.
If the cost of fees is a problem for you and your family… please speak to us - we are keen to accommodate people in financial hardship- so they can come on the walk Early Bird Registration is $65.00 per day for the full 9 days walking, plus Membership $20.00 and Insurance $15.00. Daily rate for part of the Walk is $75.00 per day. If anyone is working and can “sponsor” a child or other person, or contribute to their costs, please notify the Walk Coordinators. Thank you! Note . For people just visiting for a few days a contribution of $75 per person is asked for to cover the costs of the support vehicles, the Truck and the Bus.
PAYMENT OPTIONSPlease make cheques out to Great Walk Networking Inc. and post to PO Box 171, Fremantle WA 6959
Direct Deposit:Bendigo BankGreat Walk Networking Inc.BSB: 633108Acc No.: 139551089Use your name as reference and email Lorraine with amount, and date of transfer and registration form.
Registration Enquiries: Lorraine Sweetman Ph: 0448 001 firstname.lastname@example.org