QLD - Borumba Deer Park, IMBIL. Weekend.

Arranged By: trendy
Start Date: 19 May 2006
End Date: 19 May 2006
Updated: 03 May 2006
Attendance: 12


The proposed gathering at Borumda Deer Park at Imbil is for all ages and grades of 4wd. Mostly easy to medium tracks even for standard vehicles. So I hope to see plenty of families/individuals turn up for the Sat 20th May and Sunday 21st May weekend.
For those coming from the south of Caboolture we can meet at BP travel centre northbound on the Bruce Hwy at Caboolture at around 8am – 8.30am (leave from here at 8.30am). This should allow us plenty of time to cruise up the freeway to Imbil and arrive at the Borumba Deer Park (our overnight stay) just before lunch, if you would prefer to just meet at the Deer Park around 11 -12 noon that’s fine by me also. Others coming from further afield can meet at the Deer Park whenever you wish remembering we are hoping to go out for the afternoon drive. We can then set up camp and have lunch before we head out for an afternoon drive (low range may be required but we can work around this if you don’t have low range) through some of the forest trails around Imbil, as long as Pezza is not leading we should make it back for dinner and a few drinks around the much needed fire (should be cool nights). If there is enough interested in a night drive we could do this otherwise a relaxing night around the fire may be more to everyone’s appeal.
When booking your spot at Borumba Deer Park, mention this website so we get the same area of the park to camp in. I will mention to the Park owners we want to be on the "lower terrace" (the best camping area without power but powered sites available on request) but you could also remind them of this when you book, alternatively they do have self contained cabins for those not wanting to set up a camp for one night. Their ph. No. is 0754845196.
Whilst I am on the subject of phone no’s. You will need a QPWS permit to drive the forestry trails around Imbil and it may be worthwhile to get one for the Jimna section in case I find some side tracks during our Sunday drive. These are free permits and can be obtained by contacting QPWS Kenilworth on 07 5446 0925 they will explain the rest. Don’t leave this till the last minute as they will need to post you the info and permit.
Sunday’s drive is more of a dirt road tour (no low range planned but that can change if we see a side track or two) around the top of Lake Borumba, out to Yabba then southward to Jimna and back across to Kenilworth. Again if all goes well and according to plan we should be able to have lunch on this section of track before we get back to Kenilworth mid-afternoon, which should leave enough time for us all to get home safely by dark. This is just a rough idea but exact tracks and routes can be worked out according to vehicle types and personal interests of those attending, so if you have track routes or ideas that fit into this timeframe and area, put them forward and lets see what comes of it.
Hoping to see plenty there for what I hope to be a relaxing weekend.

Regards to all, Trevor.

My email for those that need any more info is TRJC at bigpond dot com

Registration & Attendance (12)


ID ScreenName No. Names Comments
V26717 trendy 1 Arranging Member
V7990 andpancho 1 I'll be there. Definite starter. See you at Caboolture at 8am.
M415 Isuzumu 1 Looks like we are going to be able to make it now too.
V36436 spak 1 Looking forward to it.(need camping fix)
V110883 Shaw 1 Count us in Trev :o) Look forward to spending the weekend up there with someone who knows where to go LOL. Will meet you at 8am at BP. Can't wait to put the Prado through it's paces (drool)...
V39241 System Admin 1 WoooHooo SWMBO has agreed! We will be there. As I am coming from the North I shall meet you at the Park. I am looking forward to this one. Bring it on....Yeah!
M1962 Jonesy 1 Would love to be there but have committed to a weekend at the Conondales near Kennilworth the next weekend. Looks like plenty of takers so it should be a great time for all.
V23734 System Admin 1 We will be there. Meet you at BP at 8am. Look forward to first trip with you all. Any tracks you choose sound fine. Wayne & Cheryl
V39434 Dave_01 1 We will also be at the BP at 8:00am, looking forward to meeting some of you. David.
V30026 Zukscooter 1 We are definately coming now stork brought new baby grand daughter today.Robyn & B0b.9/5/06
V41535 Toddles 1 Is it possible to just do a day trip? Only live at Gympie so isn't that far to travel. Do you have times for when you would be leaving in the arvo on saturday for the arvo trip? or on sunday for the major trip?
V37730 System Admin 1 Sooo excited! we can now come for the weekend!!!!!!!!! See you all there!

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