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Grampians Mt Stapylton and Black Range Camping Trip *Moderate -Hard*
Grampians National Park - Stapylton Amphitheatre​ hike This Stapylton Amphitheatre​ hike, suitable for fit and energetic walkers, can involve water crossings, slippery track surfaces, rock hopping and rock scrambling and unassisted climbing through the wind scoured caverns of Echo Block. Along the way you will enjoy splendid vistas of iron-stained cliffs, rocky outcrops, densely vegetated gullies, woodland of banksias, grass-trees, native pines, eucalypts and the impressively natural Stapylton amphitheater​. The narrow ridge linking Hollow Mountain with Mt Stapylton Amphitheatre​ is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular regions in Victoria. If you are experienced, nimble and have a head for heights then this exciting hike will be an unforgettable experience. Length: 6.5km Duration: 5-6hrs Grade: 4 Style: Circuit Start: Hollow Mountain Carpark End: Hollow Mountain Carpark Location: Grampians National Park Black Range State Park- Rock Escarpment Discovery The park is an excellent spot for bushwalking. A long walk commences at the Black Range Picnic Area and leads to the top of the Black Range providing great views. From the Mudadgadjiin picnic area follow the track to the shelter, continue past the shelter and climb steeply to the top of a rocky escarpment and enjoy the excellent views. 5km return. 【Itinerary】 Day 1: We meet at the North Melbourne Train station on Saturday. Have 3.5 hours driving to our campground at Happy Wanderer Holiday Park. We will do the shopping and lunch on the way. Set up our tents before we drive to Black Range State Park to do the Rock Escarpment Discovery walk. Come back to our campground to cook and have our bonfire in the night. Day 2: Get up have our breakfast and pack the tents. We will Drive to Grampians National Park to do the Stapylton Amphitheatre​ hike. Then we drive back to Melbourne. 【Cost】 The overnight trip management fee is $16, the campsite fee around $10 per person, another $2 for firewood and Meetup booking fees. So the total cost for a ticket is $28. It doesn't cover the meal or carpooling. 【Car Pooling 】 It's a return trip of about 680 km, $38 per person based on 4 persons in a car. Please give car expense and entrance fee to the drivers directly. Please register carpooling after your RSVP. 【Camping gear 】 You can also hire camping gear from the group if you need, please check the list for price. Please book direct with organiser, and pay in person when you get the gear. 【FAQ】 FAQ list 【Risks and Waiver of Liability】 【Group】 You can also join the Facebook group to network and share photos.

North Melbourne Railway Station

189 Railway Place · West Melbourne


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• Vision: Create a great community for travelers to explore more about Australia and make more friends.

• Place: Any places with spectacular views in Australia with access by car and feet.

• Age: 20s & 30s

• Activities: Our activities include hiking, camping, swimming, ski, photography excursion, culture experience, wine tasting, snorkeling, surfing, etc.

• Duration: One day trip, overnight trip, long weekend trip, weeks road trips.

• Cost: Share fuel and other costs with the driver, and a small amount management fee to the group.

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