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Upcoming Events

 

Picnic at Balls Head

Friday, 20 January 2023, 4:00pm, BYO everything including a chair and enjoy great company and views at our usual venue near the top car park. Anyone unsure of venue contact  Robyn Owen (0408 204 115)

 

Cremorne Point Twilight Walk

Wednesday, 1 February 2023.  5:00pm ferry from Circular Quay, walk (2.5km) from Cremorne Pt to Mosman Bay Wharf, then bus to to Mosman Hotel for dinner. Book with Sue and Michael Buchanan 0448842837


Dinner at the Duck

Wednesday, 1 February 2023, 6:00pm, The Duck at Mosman Hotel. Details later but in association with walk from Cremorne Point walk.

 

Art Express at the Hazelhurst Gallery

Friday 10 March, 2023. Meet Platform 25, Central Station at 9:45am. Train to Gymea and short walk to Gallery - guided tour at 11:00. Cafe on site or bring own lunch.  Book with Sue and Michael Buchanan 0448842837


Bright Autumn Festival Tour

Saturday 7 May to Saturday 13 May, 2023. Explore the rich colours of Victoria's  Bright, the Great Alpine Rd,  Mt Hotham, Bogong Village, Beechworth, Kosciuszko National Park, Thredbo, Cooma and Canberra. 

Cost: Twin share $2,080 pp.  Contact Lyn Stephenson 0417481937 for details


Cockatoo Island Visit

May, 2023 - date and details to be decided

 

Norfolk Island Tour

Friday 20 October to Friday 27 October, 2023.  Contact Lyn Stephenson 0417481937 for details. Cast $3,398 + $220 tax pp - deposit of $500 required.

 

Past Events

Waverton Probus Christmas Lunch

On Monday 5 December, 2022, a large contingent of members lunched together at Le Coq & Fish in Waverton, to celebrate Christmas and the first full year of Waverton Probus sinsce the pandemic began.

Below: some of the members at lunch.

Waverton Probus 25th Anniversary

On Thursday 30 June, more than 30 Members lunched at Lane Cove Golf Club to celebrate 25 years of friendship, fellowship and fun. Rotary representative, Cliff Garrett, presented Immediate Past President, Robyn Owen, with a certificate and cut the celebratory cake (iced by Robyn!)

 



 

Harbour Cruise: Mystery Bays of Sydney Harbour

Once again the weather favoured us, and we had a delightful cruise aboard the Sydney heritage Fleet's heritage vessel Harman on Thursday 19 May, 2022. The close-up views of North Shore bays from Bradley's head back to Berry's Bay was accompanied by expert historical commentary revealing their industrial, military and residential histories.

Members leaving the Harman after its return to the Maritime Musuem dock in Darling Harbour.


 


Parramatta Historic Houses and Ferry Ride

Friday 6 May, 2022. Fifteen members enjoyed a wonderful excursion, starting with a ferry ride from Circular Quay to Parramatta, then a walk to Hambleton Cottage, where the group had morning tea and a tour. This was  followed by a walk up to Elizabeth Farm, which was toured after lunch at nearby Loaves and Fishes Cafe.

Below: Waverton Members in the elegant rooms of Australia's oldest house, Elizabeth Farm.

Oberon and Mayfield Gardens 3 day / 2 night Tour

On Tuesday 5 to Thursday 7 April, 2022. Members enjoyed a miraculous break in the wet weather for a most enjoyable 3 day/ 2 night coach trip over Blue Mountains to Oberon and Mayfield Gardens, one of the largest cool climate gardens in the world.

 

 Bradleys Head Walk

After a hiatus in activities because of further Covid restrictions, a group of walkers enjoyed our first Probus walk for months on Thursday 18 November, 2021. Walks Organiser, Lynette Atkinson sadly was unable to take part because of a knee injury. In perfect weather, the group walked from Taronga Zoo over to Taylors Bay, and lunched at Bradleys Head accompanied by Brush Turkeys, Magpies and Mynahs. A qjuick Kookaburra even managed to relieve one of the members of the egg sandwich they were holding. The walk back to Taranga Zoo Wharf pass wonderful harbour views, many basking Water Dragons and boatloads of parting offcie workers. Below: some of the group at Bradley's Head.

 

Tasmanian Tour

Delayed since the Coivid restrictions of March 2020, Members who took part in this tour were delighted to be able to get away and enjoy a wonderful tour of Tasmania in excellent weather, 23-30 March, 2021. 

Below: Waverton Probus Members at Russell Falls, Tasmania.

 

Palm Beach / Ettalong Tour

After two attempts thwarted by Covid, a coachload of Members ejoyed a delightful bus and ferry trip to Ettalong, with lunch at the Diggers Club, on 10 May. This time even the weather cooperated.