WHERE Buckland and Beyond was based at Beveridge Station campground in the Buckland Valley, 45km south of Bright; which in turn is 300km north of Melbourne and 650km south-west of Sydney.
WHEN This event is planned to be held each March.
SUPPLIES The registration fee of $60 per person ($5 for children under 15) included a barbecue dinner on the first day of the event. Lunch at Payne’s Hut was $50 per person. Participants needed to be self-sufficient in respect to their own food and water. Bright is the nearest town where food and fuel can be purchased.
STAYING THERE Participants are required to make their own camping arrangements. Tents, camper trailers and off-road vans are all welcome. Toilet facilities are provided. However, pets are not permitted.
ROAD CONDITIONS The organisers ensure all vehicles (and their drivers) on any given trip are capable of the conditions they will encounter. Any four-wheel drive in standard trim could undertake all the trips on the 2016 program, subject to them having a minimum of All-terrain tyres with 50 per cent tread or better.
CONTACTS Buckland and Beyond Web: www. bucklandandbeyond.com Email: info@ bucklandandbeyond.com Phone: 0457 641 282
Four Wheel Drive Victoria Web: www.fwdvictoria.org.au Phone: (03) 9857 5209