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Saturday, 5 October 2019

Lake Eildon

Mid 911 Register Run to Aqua bar & café, Lake Eildon

Saturday 5th October 2019

(Optional overnight, Dinner and overnight in Mansfield, Return Sunday, 6th October)

This is run is planned as overnight event, however, obviously attendees can choose to return to Melbourne at any stage.

Saturday will begin with a relaxed meeting time at Croydon, then an interesting run of about 1.5 hours to Yea for morning tea. Following that we drive for about one hour via Acheron and Taggerty to the beautiful Aqua Bar and Café for lunch on the banks of Lake Eildon (photo above).

After a leisurely lunch we will head south east and then north east around Lake Eildon heading to Mansfield via the Eildon Jamieson Road. This is an awesome road, but not recommended for faint hearted! This section will take about 1.5 hours. Dinner on Saturday night is booked at Bos Taurus Bar and Bistro. This restaurant has a high reputation for superb steaks however, they do cater for a wide selection of cuisines.

Please note that those who are staying for the Saturday night (hopefully most attendees!) are required to organise their own accommodation to suit their own personal preferences and tastes. A wide range of accommodation is available in Mansfield, however, suggested options for those happy with motel style accommodation are provided below. To ensure your personal preferences are met the earlier the booking is made the better.

Attendees who are returning to Melbourne on Saturday can return via the normal Mt Buller “ski road” via Yea and Yarra Glen. Hopefully being after ski season traffic should light.

An optional informal arrangement to meet for breakfast on Sunday will be provided, prior to the return journey to Melbourne

Numbers are limited to 30, and a waiting list will be organised.

Please advise on registration if you will be attending the Saturday night group dinner booking,

Date:  Saturday 5th October.

Cost:  $8.00. (Club Admin and Members Raffle costs only). Morning tea, Lunch and the group dinner are attendees own personal choice and at own cost.

Meeting Place:  Croydon McDonalds, 101 Maroondah Highway, Croydon.                  

Meeting Time:  9.45am.

Briefing Time:  10.00am., Departure after briefing.

Morning Tea:  Yea. Suggested meeting place will be advised closer to the run date.

Group Lunch:  The Aqua Bar and Café, 190 Sugarloaf Road, Eildon 

Group Dinner:  Bos Taurus, 13-15 High St, Mansfield

Overnight Stop:  At own choice, cost and arrangement.  

Two suggested accommodation options in Mansfield are:

  • Mansfield Motel (4 star), 3 Highett Street, Mansfield. Typical room cost $150.
  • Alzberg Resort (3 star), 39 Malcolm Street, Mansfield. Typical room cost $135.

There are numerous other options including hotels for those preferring such accommodation. 

Booking closing date:  Wednesday 25 September.

Contacts / Queries:  Jim Adamson    0409532349. 

Bookings: Enquiries to or Carly, 9817 6911.

Refunds:  No refunds after the deadline unless your position can be filled.            

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