Kalgoorlie & The Great Southern
The Kalgoorlie & Great Southern Ride is being done over 4 days from the 4th to the 7th June. The ride is a total of 1995kms with an anticipated ride time of 23 hours and 15 minutes.
All riders must register via the Ride4Life website as we then have bike details and next of kin in the event they are required.
The schedule is as follows:
Friday 04th June 2021 Perth to Kalgoorlie (6 Hr 25 Mins) Meet at 07.45am at Short Stop Lunches, 174 Great Eastern Highway, Midvale Stands Up at 08.30am Todays ride takes us straight up Great Eastern Highway towards Kalgoorlie. There will be several stops at regional attractions like painted grain silos, Ettamogah Pub and possibly the Merredin Solar Farm and other small towns. Our first stop will be Meckering (115 kms) the sight of the 1968 earthquake, for fuel and a comfort stop. Then we will press onto Kellerberrin (70 kms) Our next stop is Merredin (59 kms) for fuel before riding onto Southern Cross (109 kms) for lunch. After lunch its straight through to Coolgardie for fuel before the last 38 kms into Kalgoorlie. Visit to the Super Pit, Two Up Shed, Hay Street, City of Boulder. Dinner: PADDY’S Eat and Drink, at the Exchange Hotel. Accommodation: Star and Garter Motel (08 9206 3399) or (Acclaim Prospector Caravan Park (08 9021 2524)
Saturday 05th June 2021 Kalgoorlie to Esperance (4Hr 10 Mins) Own arrangements for breakfast. (Monty’s Restaurant our suggestion).
If you didn’t get to see Kalgoorlie yesterday then an early morning cruise is worth your while. Meet up at 09.00am at Monty’s Restaurant, 80 Hannan Street, Kalgoorlie Stands Up at 09.30am Today’s ride takes us past Kambalda to Norseman (187 kms)
Your ride leader has a few suggestions to see in Norseman and time for lunch. Then via Salmon Gums to Esperance (204 kms)
We will take time this afternoon to tour Esperance and its beautiful beaches. Dinner: To be Advised Accommodation: Hospitality Inn (08 90711999)
Sunday 06th June 2021 Esperance to Albany (6 Hr 10 Mins) Own arrangements for breakfast. (Suggest ………………………. ) Meet up at 07.30/07.45am The Pier Hotel, 47 The Esplanade, Esperance Stands up at 08.00am First stop today is Munglinup on our way to Ravensthorpe (188 km) where you can check out the giant lollipop and time for lunch.
Then onto Jerramungup (124 kms) and into Albany (180 kms)
Take in some sightseeing from Anzac Hill, Whaling Station, Town Centre Dinner: Suggest 6 Degrees or at the Pier. Accommodation: Ace Accommodation (08 9841 2911)
Monday 07th June 2021 Albany to Perth (6 Hr 30 Mins) Own arrangements for breakfast. (Suggest: The Dome Cafe at 70 Albany Highway, Albany) Meet up at 08.00am Depart from: The Dome Stands up at 08.30am Todays ride will take us through the beautiful countryside and forests around Denmark to Walpole (120 kms) and up to Manjimup (120 kms) Continue onto Bridgetown, Donnybrook to Bunbury (130 kms). Then home via Harvey, Waroona and Pinjarra (95 kms) where we will have a departure coffee. Pinjarra to Perth (85 kms)
TOTAL : 1995 KMS (23 Hours 15 Minutes Ride Time)
|Event Date||04-06-2021 7:30 am|
|Event End Date||07-06-2021 4:00 pm|
|Registration Start Date||12-03-2021|
|Location||Short Stop Lunches|