Australia 2017-11-16T11:29:31+00:00

Australia Communities Road Trip

In early 2018 we have 2 local journeys planned connecting with alternative, sustainable, and indigenous heritage, and our incredible natural environment.

March 16 – 25 Ancient Victorian Landscapes and the Story of the Eel

In March the legendary ecologist, bushman and historian Don Butcher will be joining us to travel into the far west of Victoria on a journey connecting to ancient landscapes and the stories within them.

Loose Itinerary for March
16th – Depart CERES and travel to Grampians
17th – Travel to Coorong
18th – Day at Coorong; canoe up to the mouth of the Murray
19th – Travel to Naracoorte (Mega fauna fossil site)
20th – Bool lagoon (Brolga and Magpie geese site)
21st – Travel to Lake Conda Mt Eccles
22nd – Lake Conda Mt Eccles
23rd – 25/26 – Eel Festival
25th or 26th head back to Melbourne.
Cost: $1590 for the 10/11 day journey, which includes all meals, transport, camping and engagements.

I found this trip earthy, awakening and fun.  Would recommend it highly! (Jonathan, Aus Trip 2017)

Transport and accommodation
We’ll travel via coaster bus, setting up our own camping accommodation along the way. When visiting communities we’ll make a contribution to current projects and get involved in return for some sit down conversations about the triumphs and challenges faced. We’ll eat local produce, learn local ways, and connect with the land and inspirational people spending doing inspirational things.

The trip will be departing from and arriving back at CERES in East Brunswick, Melbourne.

Contact Ben or Sophie to register your interest: or

Later in 2018 – The story of water

Later 2018 we will again be joined by Don to spend 5 days in the forests and mountains around the Melbourne vicinity learning the story of our water.

Cost: $980 for the 5 day journey, which includes all meals, transport, camping and engagements.

Click here for the Trip Itinerary & Info book from our past trip in 2017

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Our next trip

16 – 25 March 2018

For further details or to express interest contact Sophie or Ben


(03) 9389 0183

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