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Meet at the Altona Pier at 10 a.m. Head west along the Bay Trail and onto the Skeleton Creek Trail and then Palmers Road to the Federation Trail, heading west to Hoppers Crossing. Return by train. Refreshments at Point Cook along the way.

Easy. Approx. 30km.

Contact – John D. [0408 663 376]

Meet at Flinders Street Station (information kiosk) at 9.30  a.m. and train to Ringwood (approx. 1 hour). Ride through the delightful Mullum Mullum Valley, onto the Koonung Trail, and then to the Main Yarra Trail to the city. Return via train from Flinders Street, or at Dights Falls ride home via Merri Creek and Capital City Trails. Plenty of lunch options along the way.

Approx. 40km to Newport. Hard – a steep hill or two in the Mullum Mullum Valley.

Contact – Peter [0419 257 922]

Meet at the Punt at 10a.m., then onto Port Melbourne. Take the Sandridge Trail to Docklands, and then onto Foostcray and Newport. Refreshments at Docklands.

Easy. Approx. 30km.

Contact – John S. [0435 768 777]

Meet at Flinders Street Station (information kiosk) at 10 a.m. Take the Sandridge Rail Trail to Port Melbourne, then the scenic Bay Trail east to Mordialloc. Plenty of lunch opportunities along the way. Return by train.

Easy. Approx. 33km.

Contact – Lori [ 0448 552 353]

Meet at Altona Pier at 10 a.m. Follow the Bay Trail to Maddox Road, then head through local roads to The Aveue and onto the Federation Trail. Follow to Kororoit Creek Trail and onto Sunshine. Return by train from Sunshine or West Footscray (via Sunshine Path).

Easy. Approx. 40km.

Contact – John S. [0435 768 777]

Meet at Flinders Street Station (Information Kiosk) at 9.30 a.m. and train to East Camberwell. Head north and east along the Anniversary trail through Canterbury, Balwyn, and Kew to meet the Yarra Trail. Join the Merri Creek trail and Capital City trail back to Newport. Option to train home early. Refreshments along the way.

Medium. Approx. 40km.

Contact – Peter [0419 257 922]

Meet at Altona Pier at 10 a.m. and ride the Bay Trail and Maribyrnong Trail to Kensington. Lunch at the White Rabbit. Return by the same route.

Easy. Approx. 45km.

Contact – Lori [ 0448 552 353]

Meet at Newport Station, on the east side, at 9.30am, and head to the Maribyrnong trail, past Canning Reserve and on to Brimbank Park (Brownstone Café) for lunch. Return by the Ring Road trail and Kororoit Creek trail. Option to train home from Sunshine. Some gravel paths.

Hard. Approx. 65km.

Contact – Peter [0419 257 922]

Meet at 10 a.m. at Newport Station, on the east side. Head north on the Bay Trail and then follow the Maribyrnong Trail past the switchback and turn off, heading north along Steele Creek to Valley Lake. Return by the same route stopping at Anglers Tavern or Happy River cafe for lunch.

Medium. Approximately 35km, traverse switchback twice.

Contact – John S. [0435 768 777]

Meet at Hoppers Crossing Station at 10 a.m. Head north then west, following Skeleton Creek and Tarneit Creek through the delightful Tarneit wetlands to the Werribee River Path, and on to Werribee for lunch. Return to Hoppers Crossing via the Federation Trail. Some local roads at Tarneit.

Easy. Approx. 35km.

Contact – John D. [0408 663 376]