Walking Group Program and Special Events
The GSWW Walking group meets for an outing
usually once a month and is always happy to welcome new members. As a
member, you are under
no obligation to participate in each organised walk and can opt in or out to
suit your own interests and commitments.
This is a great opportunity to be part of a group that collectively has a
wide range of knowledge of the diverse history, terrain, flora and fauna of
undiscovered area of Victoria.
Walking Group is now on Facebook. Click on the
Walkers Note: If you feel a walk is too long for you we can perhaps
offer a pick-up service, as many of our walks have car access at various
Please make inquiries with the contact
person for the day. This way you
can still enjoy the company of our walking group and accomplish most of the
NB Unless otherwise stated, all walks leave the Portland Tourist Information
Breakwater Road, Portland.
Our by-laws require
that intending walkers advise the contact person by the Thursday prior to the walk, so
transport arrangements can be made.
We would like to encourage all walkers who are not already
financial members to join up and help keep us running.
Membership forms are
available from the contact person on the day of the walk or
Membership Application/Renewal form (Word
- Yearly membership fees are as follows - Single Adult
$35, Family $50, Concession $20.
*Please note that because of the cost of insurance for our
walkers, we now have a nominal charge of $3.00
per person, per walk which helps off-set the cost to the committee.
Equipment for Day Walks
Morning tea, nibbles and lunch, water bottle (min 1 litre), day
pack, waterproof jacket, sun hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, beanie,
comfortable and broken-in footwear,
change of clothes for return trip (left in the car) if conditions are likely
to be wet.
Additionally, on Twilight Walks, meals will be at designated
venues at own expense and, as walks commence after lunch, something to nibble
fruit, nuts or the like, would be advisable.
Please refer to the Walkers Awareness Sheet which contains other useful
information for walkers. Download a
Walkers Awareness Sheet (Word document)
F of GSWW
Ph: 5523 2131 or Mob