What's On - May

Three days notice must be given to the Leader if you want to participate in any of the walks.

A club cycling event is held every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. See the Cycling Page for further details. Qigong sessions are held each Friday morning in Byron Bay

Sunday May 5 Shaws Bay, Ballina to Lennox Head Walk– group size limited to 16.

Walk past Boulder, Sharpes, Angels, Shelleys and Lighthouse beaches and over 2 headlands. There is a rocky section at Boulder Beach – bring walking poles for this section if you wish. 12 km Grade 1-2.

Meet at Lennox Head to catch 2.10pm bus to Shaws Bay ($2.50 concession).

At the end of the walk, we will have dinner at Lennox Bowls Club at 6pm (optional).

Book by May 1 - Contact Jenny jbcobden@gmail.com

Wednesday 15th May to Monday 20th May Stanthorpe Cycling, leader Ruth Dare 0427846372

Wednesday 15th May

Drive to Stanthorpe (3 hrs from Bangalow)

Optional winery tour 12:00pm-5:00pm 4 wineries includes lunch at one $85/person Granite Highlands Maxi Tours 4681 3969

Dinner: BBQ

Thursday 16th May

Drive to cnr Junabee & Roona Rd Warwick (¾ hr)

Cycle Warwick Killarney loop 79km 474m

Option to cycle shorter version 61km 324m

Coffee at Veronica's on Willow, Willow Street Killarney (25km) 4664 1919

Picnic lunch at Anstey Rd creek crossing (54km) or Yangan Bicentennial Park (63km)


Friday 17th May

Drive to cnr Pyramid & Eukey Rds (15 mins)

Cycle Girraween Ballandean circuit 54km 665m

Option to cycle shorter version 47km 620m

Both have 7km on New England Hwy

Coffee at Ballandean General Store & Bakery 28192 New England Hwy Ballandean 4684 1270 (32km)

Picnic lunch cnr Pyramid & Nielsens Rds (1km from cars)

Dinner: Granite Belt Brewery & Restaurant,146 Glenlyon Dam Rd 4681 1370

Saturday 18th May

Cycle Stanthorpe Glen Aplin Ballandean Mt Tully circuit 67km 864m

Coffee at Jamworks Cafe & Larder 7 Townsend Rd Glen Aplin F-Tues 9-4:30 4683 4171

Lunch at Hidden Creek Winery & Cafe, 2271 Eukey Rd Ballandean, 4684 1383 F-M 11-3

Option to return via the bikeway which isn't shorter, but is a lot easier

Dinner: BBQ?

Sunday 19th May

Cycle Stanthorpe Dalveen Amiens circuit 59km 443m

Option to cycle to Dalveen and return 40km 370m

Coffee at Suttons (12km) 10 Halloran Dr (cnr New England Hwy & Maryland Rd) Thulimbah 4685 2464, open 9:30am to 4:30pm, famous for its apple pie

Picnic lunch somewhere along Amiens Rd

Dinner: Omaras Pub 47 Maryland St 4681 1044 or Anna's Restaurant 1 O'Mara Tce 4681 1265

Monday 20th May

Drive home

Saturday May 18 Iluka

This walk is mostly on the beach with some headlands to get around. The walk starts in Iluka and there is a stretch of arboreal rainforest which is pleasant and interesting. Walk along the beach to Woody Heads. We return the same way. About 15 km. Grade 2

Leader Heike K. 0438 218 201 or email heikekerber@yahoo.com.au

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