2017 walk for western port - Celebrating Victoria's marine treasures
SUNDAY 22 OCTOBER Children $5 Adults $10 Family $25 (2 Small, 2 Big). Short Walk (approx 1-2km) around Hastings foreshore or longer through Warringine wetlands, Crib Point on the boardwalk (approx 7 km). Such a fun and easy way to show you care! We look forward to seeing you - and remember, every dollar goes to our research and education programs.
It's a big help if you can register and pay here, so we don't have huge queues on the day. To register walkers or a team but not pay please use the button below.
Hastings Foreshore Reserve 10:30 start
Marine Parade, Hastings (Melref 154 J10) near the BBQ shelter area. A gravel walking track and cycling track suitable for wheelchairs – dogs welcome!! EFTPOS available. Parking is along Marine Parade and surrounding areas.
Warringine Reserve, Crib Point 9:30 start
Jacks Beach (Warringine Reserve), Woolleys Road, Crib Point (Melref 165A7). 7 km walk starting from Jacks Beach along the boardwalk finishing at Hastings Foreshore Reserve. (No dogs allowed at Warringine). Transport will be arranged back to Warringine after walk is finished (if needed).
Entry and Ticket Information
Children $5, Adults $10 and Family $25 (2A+2C)
What's on for the day .....
Fresh coffee, drinks and snacks from 830am. Sausage sizzle (vegetarian options available), cakes and cold drinks throughout the event.
Welcome ceremony by our local indigenous group “Willum Warrain”.
Friends of the Hooded Plover community group attending.
Magic show by Lachlan of “Totally Wild Magic”.
Face painting for all ages by Stardust Fairies and Face Painting by Jodie Armitage.
Raffles and prizes awarded on the day.
What to Bring .....
Water bottles and travel coffee cups
Doggie poo bags – please consider the environment!
Wear comfortable shoes and clothes
Dress in blue or green for the marine!
Fundraising and Helping DRI
“i sea, i care” Marine Ambassadors – fill your dolphin money boxes to help our special family of dolphins and whales!
Don’t already have a dolphin money box, or need another one?
Order a fundraising kit and money box by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 1300 130 949. A cost of $10.00 per kit which includes postage, money box, stress dolphin, stickers and brochures.
Other fundraising ideas …. Check with your school or co-ordinator first!
- Free dress day
- Crazy sock day
- Special lunch order day
- Morning tea fundraiser
- Icy pole day
- Jobs for “gold coin donation”
The fun from 2016 ..........