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Activities & Outings

Each month, there is a Club excursion event to a place or places of interest, with the emphasis on learning, discovery and socialising. In December, this takes the form of a special Christmas lunch.

Once a year a trip may be planned that involves several days away, outside of Melbourne or beyond Victoria.

Activities are planned by the Committee, and are advertised through the general meetings, the newsletter and this website. In all of the Club’s activities, we are mindful of cost. The committee works hard to arrange interesting quality events that are affordable for members.

Forthcoming Trips and Events

Here's what's planned for our Club activities and outings in the near future ...

(To find out about the guest speakers planned for upcoming general meetings see the ‘Meetings and Speakers’ page.)


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As we get on with life under "COVID-normal" conditions, our club activities and outings have recommenced, subject to COVID-safe rules.

Club members will continue to be informed of forthcoming excursions and luncheons plus how and when to book via email, the Probian newsletter and this website.

Please do not attend a Club activity if you are feeling unwell or have any COVID symptoms


Club members at lunch table

Tuesday, 16th August

Lunch in Frankston

Take the train down to Frankston and enjoy lunch with your fellow club members at one of Frankston's pubs or restaurants.
(Venue to be confirmed)


Cheetahs at Werribee zoo

Monday, 19th September

Werribee Zoo

Experience an African adventure just 30 minutes from Melbourne. Take a guided safari across the zoo's open range savannah and spot rhinos, giraffes and zebras. On the walking trails get up close and personal with lions, cheetahs, hippos, gorillas, monkeys and the always-loveable meerkats.

Transport by minibus (partly subsidised by the City of Port Phillip grant).


Port Phillip Ferries logo

Thursday, 20th October

Bay Cruise to Queenscliff

Enjoy a cruise on the very comfortable Port Pillip Ferries catamaran across the Bay to Portarlington where we will meet a bus that will take us to Queenscliff. Take a stroll around town taking in the sights of Queenscliff then head back to Melbourne.

Meet at the Port Phillip Ferries terminal building in Docklands for a 9:30am departure. Lunch at a your choice of venue in Queenscliff.


Murray sunset

Murray paddle steamer

Monday 7th - Friday 11th November

Murray Darling Coach Tour

A 4-night luxury coach tour of the Mildura / Wentworth / Riverland region. The tour will be based in Mildura and will include visits to attractions such as Orange World, Renmark Almond Hut, Angove Winery, Loxton Historical Village, Wentworth Military Museum, Varapodio Olive Estate, Woodsies gem workshop, and two trips on a Murray paddle steamer (one of which will be a dinner cruise).

Click here to see a brochure with more details.

Fitness requirements: the tour will include some moderate walking

Venue: Mildura / Wentworth / Riverland region
Cost: Tour $850 pp (twin share, single supplement available)
This includes coach travel, accommodation, venue admissions, daily breakfasts and dinners (plus light lunch on Day 4). Lunches and drinks at members own cost.
A deposit of $100 will be required to confirm a place on the tour, with the balance due thereafter.
Co-ordinator: Brian R


Coming Soon

COMING SOON!

A glimpse of activities planned for later in the year...

November 21st - Islamic Museum of Australia
December 8th - Christmas Party

Plus ... Ken's monthly Best Pub Lunch returns in 2022 - watch for announcements

More details, date and time, etc to be advised ...

Previous Activities and Outings

To see a Historical Record of Club events - visit the Typical Experiences page, and the Photos page.