3W03 Walk the Bay Trail Sandringham to Mordialloc 12 km (E)**

Tutor/Facilitator Julie Smith

Date: on/from Wed 24 Apr 2024 to Wed 24 Apr 2024
Frequency: single event
Class time: 10:00-3:00

Delivered OUTDOORS

Sandringham Band Rotunda

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Location: Meet at 10 am at Sandringham Band Rotunda which is on the Bay Trail where Melrose Street meets Beach Road.  It’s a short walk from the Sandringham Station.  See transport details below.

Cost:     Pay for your coffee at Ricketts Point;  pay for your lunch at café in Mordialloc.

Maximum number of participants: 18

Note: members enrolling for this event are required to read and agree to the Exercise Course Disclaimer on the U3APP website.

Details of the event: A 12 km walk from Sandringham to Mordialloc along part of the Bay trail.

Explore beaches, headlands and great views as well as the Bayside Coastal Art Trail.  The Art Trail celebrates the lives and works of notable Australian artists who painted the bayside coast in the 1890s and early 1900s.

Walk is on paths which are mostly flat and well defined, some are shared with bikes. Some beach walking is possible so wear suitable shoes. An optional path is available if you do not want to walk on the beach.

Coffee stop at Ricketts Point at approx. 11.30am.  Finish approx 1.45 pm in Mordialloc.  Option to return home or stay for lunch at Siesta Café and Grill, or café of your choice on Main Street, Mordialloc.

There are toilets and water fountains on the trail.

Transport: This is a one-way walk, best done by public transport. Catch the Sandringham train from Flinders Street station.  Get off at Sandringham station – the line terminates here.  From the station, it’s a short walk down Melrose Street to the beach. Meet at the Sandringham Band Rotunda.  The walk ends in Mordialloc. Catch the train from Mordialloc station (Albert Street) back to the city. Mordialloc station is a short walk from the Main Street cafes.

NOTE: If you don’t want to catch the train you will need to have a way of returning to the starting point at Sandringham.

Requirements: Water, sunblock, hat, snacks, walking shoes suitable for the beach [bring towel if you want to clean sand from shoes after the beach walk], band aids if you suffer from blisters.

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