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Camino Community Melbourne - August 2019 (belated) Gathering (WALK & LUNCH)

Dear Pilgrims, 

We warmly invite you to join us at this month's Camino gatherings for a walk/hike around Ferntree Gully National Park. (1000 Steps)

This is a great opportunity for testing out your Camino gear so load your backpack and bring it along with you on this walk.

DATE:       Sunday 1st September 2019 

TIME:       10:00am to 2:30pm (approx)

VENUE:    Burwood Hwy & Mt Dandenong Tourist Road, Upper Ferntree Gully VIC  3156

COST:      $5 per person (collected on the day)

I will meet you under the entrance arch at The 1000 Steps Kokoda Track Memorial Walk (as pictured) located in the Dandenong Ranges National Park. (Burwood Highway and Mt Dandenong Tourist Road Upper Ferntree Gully Victoria 3156)

Together we will climb up to the top of the 1000 steps and continue to the top car park walking around the track which will lead us back to the bottom car park. 

We will finish the day by having lunch together at The 1000 steps café which serves great food & delicious coffee.

Please arrive at least 10 minutes so we can start walking at 10:00am sharp.

Please wear appropriate clothing for the

  • Hiking Shoes
  • Rain Coat
  • Hiking Poles
  • Comfortable hiking clothes
  • Back Pack - fully loaded (optional)

PLEASE NOTE: Parking within the National Park can be a bit difficult so allow enough time to park you car..There is additional parking on the roadside within walking distance to our meeting spot.

This gathering is for the purpose of connecting with fellow pilgrims who have walked the Camino or wish to walk the Camino in the near future. 

The intention is to keep the spirit of the Camino alive within our hearts, and they are a great opportunity to get to know each other, share our Camino stories and hopefully inspire others to embark on their own pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela.

Looking forward to seeing you there.

Buen Camino

Joanne Cashman

Mobile: 0417 137 369