Trip Reports

Waroona Dam

Day Trip to Waroona Dam, 80 kilometres south of Cockburn, on Sunday 2 May 2021. Hynek Bouska, Stuart Clifton-James, Mark Gray Jenny Jaksic, Warren Peers, Glenda Jones, Lance Martin and Trip Leader Elvis Mestric, did a circuit of the Dam, finding fun places along the way to try out their 4WDs. On to the next […]

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Bremer Bay to Esperance

The Remote South East was a Road Trip with a difference –  very few sealed roads, lots of beaches, numerous tracks and quite a bit of forced cross country travel to get around fallen trees and other obstacles. The first leg of our journey was from Bremer Bay to Esperance along the coast. Departing Bremer […]

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Spectacular South Coast 2021

With Australia Day 2021 falling on a Tuesday we were presented with the opportunity to have a five day/four night Road Trip to Western Australia’s spectacular south coast. Ten vehicles left Harvey and headed to Brunswick Junction and the Brunswick Hills. We didn’t tackle any of the difficult/extreme tracks for which the area is renowned, […]

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Drive Darling Scarp

The ‘Holiday Hiatus’ (xmas to New Year) is an ideal time to get away. Our version of  ‘Romjul’ allowed us time to recce the southern part of Drive Darling Scarp – an awesome 4WD Road Trip in preparation. The plan was to drive south from Karragullen to Pemberton, following the Darling Scarp as closely as […]

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Xmas Party 2020

The first Cockburn 4WD Club Xmas Party was held in December at The Last Drop, Beeliar. About 65 Members turned up over the course of the evening. Apart from the socialising, enjoying food and drink and reminiscing over past Trips, Members received awards for making an impression on Trips throughout the year, and, later, were […]

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Lennard Track

Lennard Track is a 12 km drive through Wellington National Park starting where River Road crosses the Collie River and finishing at the top of Mount Lennard where Lennard Road enters the National Park. It is a challenging track that requires one’s attention, more so as it gets wet – to the point that is […]

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Margaret River Tracks and Beaches – Group 2

The Margaret River Tracks and Beaches Road Trip started with all vehicles meeting at BP Baldivis. As there were 19 vehicles participating we split into three groups each of which approached the Trip in a slightly different way. This is the Report of Nick and Fiona’s group including Nathan and Kirsty in their Triton, along […]

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Margaret River Tracks and Beaches – Group 1

The Margaret River Tracks and Beaches Road Trip started at BP Baldivis. Because of the large number of vehicles participating and the tight tracks at particular parts of the route the Road Trip was split into three groups. This is the Report of Brad and Jane’s group including Hyney and Beatrice in their Jeep, Lance […]

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Gus Luck Track

The Plan was to do more than just the Gus Luck Track. The Trip was planned for four and half days from 22-26 October 2020. We would spend the first night at Mindebooka Rock, south of Doodlakine. The next morning we would travel to Merredin, then Sandford Rocks where would try to find a part […]

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Harvey Weir Hills, Tracks, Ruts and Holes

Eighteen vehicles wheeled out of Byford, with participants looking for some 4WD fun on the hills around Harvey Weir. At the weir (and after having picked up another vehicle along the way) tyres were aired down and the convoy was split into two groups.  Nick Carroll lead the first group and Brian Hunt lead the […]

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Dalwallinu Wildflowers Road Trip

A four day tour of the Pithara/Dalwallinu area in early October 2020. Our Road Trip was a little bit late for the best of the annual spectacular wildflower display, however, this was no loss as the locals believed that the season was less than optimal anyway. Trip Leader Matt Hall arranged for us to camp […]

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WA’s Best Bakeries

Despite the title of this Road Trip it was not just a drive on bitumen roads from bakery to bakery. It was a genuine 4WD trip with plenty of challenging, tight, overgrown tracks and spectacular scenery is some of the prettiest parts of Western Australia. Day 1 Saturday 12 September 2020 We left Byford and […]

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