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Exploring Melbourne’s Gardens

    LOCATION: We meet at South Morang Station at 9.00am to catch the next train on the 4th Sunday of the Month. TRAVELLING IN LAST CARRIAGE. Can get on at other stations. AIMS: Knowledge of gardens history, style & importance and enjoy a day outdoors COST: Some Gardens may Charge Entry Fee DESCRIPTION: Visiting important gardens around Melbourne usually arriving home after 4.00 p.m. Sometimes tram or bus journeys might be needed. Walk leisurely around the Gardens stop for discussions take photos The group will stop for lunch or coffee. Below are some of the Gardens to visit. They were especially selected for easy access: * Royal Botanic Gardens * Maranoa Gardens Balwyn * Carlton Gardens * Fitzroy Gardens * Treasury Gardens * St Kilda Botanical Gardens * Rippon Lee Estate * Canterbury Gardens.

    NO SPECIAL SKILLS OR KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED JUST LOVE THE GARDENS AND THE OUTDOORS REQUIREMENTS: A fair amount of walking is expected so a good level of fitness is necessary. Casual clothing & sturdy shoes water bottle hat (for warm weather)appropriate Clothing for weather Camera BYO Lunch or you can Buy Lunch. Bring the U3A membership lanyards and your MYKI/ Pension Cards. Sunday is free travel for Seniors but you still require your MYKI card.

    Whittlesea U3A

    Mike Mikedis

    Sun, 9:00am – 4:00pm
    Frequency: 4th SUN: 4th Sunday Of the month

    25 Feb 2024 – 24 Nov 2024