2018 Trips and Events
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Where shall we go?  Click here for some possible destinations.
 
Jan

Trip Leader Wanted! Day trip or overnighter??
We need more trips - My 4WD is too young to retire!
Get your gear off Road! and the family out of the house. Maybe day trip up in the hills, beach or overnighter somewhere? Here are some ideas for Day trips:
- Moore river state forest, - Mundaring, - Willbinga, - North, South, East…
Yes I’m always keen for a drive. Anyone interested in leading a trip, please email me and I can assist with sorting out the details for you. Here are some of the requirements and guidelines for Leading Trips in GoBush 4WD club.    http://www.gobush4wd.com.au/tripleaders.htm

Difficulty: ***     Endurance: *    Trip leader:     

Jan
Sun 21st
Wedge to Lancelin day trip - trip complete
 
Dino's video from the trip 
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: **    Trip leader: Dino 

Attending:   Dino, Robbo, Skip, Stampy, Lewis, Pommy, AB, Lewis's friend (visitor), Ben (visitor),
Jan
Fri 26th
Australia day public holiday

Feb Sun 4th
GoBush AGM - Event complete
Difficulty: *     Endurance: *    Trip leader: Skip    
Attending: Skip, Dino, Muzza, TC, McGyver, Craig, Mudslide, Buzz, Pebbles, Rev, Richard, Jimbo, Pommy, Rick, Jdub, Rainman, Zook, Lewis, Dusty, Red,

Appologies: Duck, Stampy, Hayden, Shiva, Kiwi, Hammer, Coighty, Paul, AB, Pipe, Frog, Ironside, Braveheart, Drifta, 

Feb Sat 10th
Myalup to Preston Beach run  - trip complete
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: **    Trip leader: Duck    
Attending: Duck, Dino, Pommy,  Paul, Pebbles, Kory (visitor), Dudley (visitor),
Mar
Mon 5th
Labour Day public holiday

Mar
Fri 9th -  Sun 10th
NextSandy Cape - Three Trees
Sandy Cape is 10km north of Jurien Bay, access from Indian Ocean Drive to Sandy Cape Recreation Park The information bay is located 6km down the gravel road where you will need to pay for camping. Camp fees are $20 per night per campsite for up to 2 adults and 2 children, with additional adults $3 per night and additional children $2 per night.with the campsite a further 1.5km.
We will try to get in at Three Trees which is the first bay north of main camping area. As campsites at Sandy Cape are subject to a first come first serve basis I would like to get there early Friday. Meeting Point will be 8 am at the BP servo corner of Ocean Beach Rd and Wanneroo Rd. Must be fully self-sufficient.
https://www.dandaragan.wa.gov.au/camping-information.aspx
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: **    Trip leader: Roo  
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Attending:   Roo,

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Mar
Fri 23rd - Sun 25th
Perth Caravan & Camping Show (Public Event)
More info... www.caravanandcampingshow.com.au

Apr
Fri 30th Mar,
Mon 2nd Apr

Easter Public holidays (Fri - Mon)
Yeagerup Dunes Easter Trip - 4 days
Dino is running a trip to the South West, camping in Yeagerup dunes. It will be bush camping and so you have to be self sufficient. More info soon.
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: ***    Trip leader: Dino 
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Attending:   Dino, Roo, Robbo, Paul, Duck, Jimbo, Red (tentitive),

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Apr
Sat 7th
Myalup / Preston Gymkhana
Set for the 7th of April. Gymkarna events will include:
   Slalom, Inside clover leaf, Outside clover leaf, 3 barrels challenge, Cross country
These will be timed events with 5 sec penalties on pegs hit ect. So a good fun competitive day. More info soon
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: **    Trip leader: Duck   
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Attending: Duck, Skip, Dino,

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Apr
Sat 21st - Sun 22nd
Bindoon Sand Drags (Public Event)
Heading up Friday arvo and camping for the 2 nights. Expect a full day of Dirt Drag Racing and Burnouts on the largest pad in the Southern Hemisphere.
$40 per adult, Kids 6-12 $15 Under 6 Free. So meeting at Gingers Roadhouse Great Northam Hwy at 4 pm Friday. If you cant make it then see ya Saturday some time
No Dogs, No Glass, will do cook up for dinner Saturday night....
Difficulty: *     Endurance: *    Trip leader: Roo  
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Attending:   Roo,

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Apr Mon 16th - Fri 27th
School Holidays

Apr
Wed 25th
Anzac Day public holiday

May



Jun Mon 4th
Western Australia Day public holiday

Jun


Jul
Mon 2nd - Fri 13th
School Holidays
Pilbara Trip - 2 weeks, school holidays
Dino & Roo are hoping to run a 2 week trip up north to the Pilbara, taking in most of the sites. More information soon.
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: ***    Trip leader: Dino 
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Attending:   Dino, Roo, Skip (tentative)

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Aug



Sep
Fri 21st - Mon 24th Perth International Boat Show (Public Event)
Club Marine International Boat Show, Elizabeth Quay & Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.
More info... www.mandurahboatshow.com.au

Sep
Mon 24th
Queens Birthday public holiday

Sep
Mon 24th - Fri 5 Oct
School Holidays

Oct



Nov
Date TBA
Boddington 40th Annual Rodeo (Public Event)
Since its inception in 1976, the Boddington Lion's Club has successfully run the Lions Rodeo annually on the first Saturday in November each year. Recognised as the largest Rodeo in Western Australia the Rodeo Weekend has something in store for everyone. Further details can be found on the below wwebsite including accomodation options.  I will be booking with Boddington Caravan Park.
Website: www.boddingtonlionsrodeo.com.au . Click here for Stampy's Pics from 2015
Difficulty: *     Endurance: *     Trip leader:
Attending:
Nov Fri 9th - Sun 11th
Perth 4WD Show (Public Event)
Australia's biggest 4WD show. More info... http://perth.4wdshow.com.au

Dec




Click here for Next year's events: 2019 events

Important information for visitors considering attending any trip: You are required to read or disclaimer on the information on our Indemnity Form, and sign it. Please read our Safety Policy for details on safety procedure on our trips, which includes a more detailed description of some of the following points:  We highly recommend that you have rated recovery points fitted to your vehicle, and in fact this is a requirement if you attend any trips with a dificulty rating of 3 stars (***) or more. We also recomend that you attend a training course run by Eric of www.austrax4x4.com.au . When on a trip, the trip leader is in charge of the trip, and has the final word on all matters, including recoveries etc. Click here for more info.

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Endurance * Normal distances from services
  ** Moderate distances from MOST services
  *** No services. Must be fully self sufficient with extra water, fuel, tools, tyres, spare parts
Difficulty * Normal / Bitumen. Bring your 2WD if you like!
  **  Gravel or Hard Sand Driving. Any 4WD will do. 
  ***  4x4 track, beach and soft sand, suitable for most 4WD's including "soft roaders". Recovery points recomended.
  **** Hill climbs, ruts, water crossings. Recommend 4WD with decent ground clearance. Recovery points recommended.
  ***** Only experienced operators & high ground clearance vehicles. Possible vehicle damage! Recovery points required (see Safety Policy)

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Updated 19 Feb 2018 by Skip