The weekend is the 21st and 22nd of May, and we will be staying in the small and quaint town of Gellibrand, 2hrs 42min from Kilmore via M1.
Friday 20th May: Travel to Gellibrand to stay at the Otways Tourist Park where a variety of accommodation styles are available, from Motel to Cabin types, or camping/caravan. Booking is the individuals’ responsibility. See link below for details of the park and booking.
Book early as the place seems popular.
Bring BBQ tea to cook that night and your breakfasts etc. (although there is a BYO Bistro available in the Tourist Park – see link below for the menu)
Saturday 21st May: 9am start.
Ride to Colac for lunch and coffee and return on the rail trail. 54kms return.
or self cater at the Tourist Park camp kitchen. (The local Pub in Gellibrand is closed).
Sunday 22nd May: 9am start.Shorter ride today. Ride to Beech Forest along the rail trail (a small section of back road as the OBRT is closed there) for a coffee and toasted sandwich lunch at the Art Reach Gallery Cafe. Some uphill pedalling here. Return via Furguson on the Colac-Lavers Hill Rd for a speedy return downhill to Gellibrand on Bitumen.
Approximately 39km return.
Bookings are closed for this event.